presents the 2002 starwood festival - july 23-28, 2002 - brushwood folklore center

The Roundhouse

Sacred Space
The RoundHouse is Sacred Space, please treat it with utmost respect. Please enter the RoundHouse through one of the Four Gates. Climbing on the RoundHouse is not allowed.

Fire Monitors
There will be Fire Monitors and Fire Tenders attending each RoundHouse Fire. Periodic introductions of them will be made to the crowd. If you need to know who a Monitor is: ASK a Fire Tender. Fire Tenders can be identified by long pants, boots and gloves.

No Loitering in the fire
Activities such as walking on the logs, jumping over the fire or any similar activity is prohibited.

Dancing Space
There will be a safe distance (approxiatemately 6') between the fire and Drummers to insure adequate space for the dancers.
Drummers, please do not impede the flow of the dancers, such as putting your drum near the fire unattended when the flow is active.
Dancers, please be conscious of the Drummers so that their heat is not blocked. Stationary dancing that could impede the flow of dancing will be discouraged.
Be conscious of the dancing arena. Keep all personal items off of it.

Please be respectful of the flow of the fire
Be conscientious of your behavior and be respectful of others.
Respect others personal property. Do not handle other peoples drums or equipment without their permission.

Glass containers are discouraged for the safety of all. Please discard of trash and recycleables in the proper containers.

Parents/Guardian are responsible for children at all times
and must be within arms reach of toddlers and infants sleeping or sitting.
Small children (under 36") must be in physical contact with a parent/guardian to dance around the fire.

Fire Twirling will be outside the parameter of the Round House. A bucket of water must be present at all times. Additional rules may be imposed spuriously without warning.

Assholes Beware
Verbal or physical aggression will not be tolerated. Individuals will be asked to leave.

Only Fire Monitors/Tenders are allowed to tend the fire.