Greetings unto the populace of the Fairest Kingdom in the Known
World! On March 1-3, 2013, the championship for the Kingdom Arts,
Sciences and Bardic will be held in Blatha an Oir at the La Quinta
Inn & Suites.
Site: La Quinta Inn & Suites, 1425 East 27th St, Tacoma, WA
Site opens at 3 pm on Friday, March 1st, with the display room open
to competitors only. Site opens Saturday, March 2nd at 8:00 am for
meetings, guilds, and the populace. Site closes at 3 pm on
Sunday, March 3rd.
As the site is a hotel, alcohol is restricted to guest rooms and
other designated areas. There is no smoking in the hotel.
Site fees: adult (18 and over) $15, youth (12-17) $10, child (5-11)
$5. NMS applies. Pre-register either on-line with ACCEPS (http://acceps.ansteorra.org/regit/event_main.php)
or by mail. Mail preregistration to Elisabethe Phipps, ATTN:
Kingdom A&S, 805 South J Street, Tacoma, WA 98405. Make checks
payable to Barony of Blatha an Oir, SCA, inc.
On-line registration closes February 15th, 2013.
Mail pre-registration must be postmarked by February 21st,
Lunch Buffet will be available for $6.95. It
consists of soup, salads and rolls & butter. Dinner buffet
will be available for $11.95. It consists of penne pasta, alfredo
sauce, meat sauce, salads, bread & butter and Steamed
vegetables. Menu items are avaible for both meals. A list of some
local eateries will be available at gate. Breakfast is
included with your room reservation, which need to be made by
Event schedule is set by Kingdom Law and the Kingdom
Arts and Sciences Minister, Viscountess Katherine atte Moure
refer scheduling queries appropriately. Peerage meetings are
planned to coincide with the competition.
The hotel is currently taking reservations for the event and has
blocked off a group of rooms at the special rate of $91 USD per
night for the 1st through the 3rd. If you wish to take advantage of
this special rate, please DO NOT BOOK ON-LINE! Call the hotel
DIRECTLY at (253) 383-0146 and use the group confirmation name of
"Kingdom of An Tir 03/13". This will ensure you receive the special
Friday 5:00 -
9:00 PM Site opens for
Site opens for set-up, competitors GATE/BALLROOM
Combined Judges/Competitors Meeting
Fifth Judging Session (if needed) BALLROOM
OAK ROOM single entries are removed from
competition area. BALLROOM
Evening Court and Bardic After court, remaining
displays will be moved to Pine section
Judges will use the Oak Room for conferencing.
Hall in front of Ballroom will be used for Guilds and other
displays, which will be removed before evenng court.
Childrens' displays will be in East Foyer and/or Ballroom
Site Info: Name: Tacoma Dome La Quinta 1425 East 27th Street Tacoma, WA 98421
Directions to Site:
Directions: Take your best route to I-5. From I-5 Northbound,
take exit 134/Portland Ave, turn left. From I-5 Southbound, take
exit 135/Portland Ave.
Note that the above Weather and Map information is generated from the site address and can be easily confused. The weather will say if its for the branch or for the site. It will be for the site if the site can be found, but this again is not always the case, and if the site is some distance from the branch then the weather may be different.