Competitors are given a theme (food, craft) and told to make a something on site using a mystery ingredient or bag of odds and ends.
Barony of the Eldern Hills
At the Baronial Event, an Iron Artisan component was announced. Competetitors were given a paper bag with odds and ends, and were told to make something. Anything. My team came up with a story for ours! Because we're awesome!
Shire of Adlersruhe
Competitors were asked to make a dish on site that incorporated a secret ingredient.