2008 Chesapeake Olympic Games August 2008 During the month of August 2008, the Chesapeake Stratics News Team will be hosting the Chesapeake Olympics, a series of events that aim to show excellence in skill in Britannia. > Questions & Answers Q. Who can participate? A. Anyone! Even though this event is on Chesapeake, there is nothing stopping you from transferring over from another shard to compete! Q. Are there prizes? A. You bet! There are millions of gold in prizes to be won, plus the recognition as a Britanian Olympian. Q. Will the events be similar in any way to the events from the Chesapeake 2006 Olympics? A. Absolutely! Most of the events are identical to those from 2006, with a few small changes. Returning competitors will even have the chance to reclaim their titles for another two years. Q. When will medals and prizes be awarded? After each event? A. Actually, medals and prizes will be given out at the Closing Ceremony at the end of August. Q. What's this all about teams? I hear that there are 5 teams based on the facets? A. Yes, there are 5 teams based on each of the facets: Felucca (red), Trammel (pale gold), Ilshenar (purple), Malas (gray) and Tokuno (light blue). For each event, competitors have the option of "declaring" themselves on a team. This will help us in the end to determine which "Team" won the most medals in the Olympics. Q. Where can I find more information about events? A. Visit UO Stratics' Chesapeake News often, as information will be posted soon! The Olympics are anticipated to start in mid-August, and will last 2-3 weeks.