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Tournament of the Golden Swan

October 05, 2012 to October 08, 2012

British Columbia

Autocrat: Crystal Hannah Rose device6399OP

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Tournament of the Golden Swan

October 5 - 8, 2012

Shire of Appledore

Rock Creek Fairgrounds, Rock Creek, BC


Welcome all to the twenty-ninth Tournament of the Golden Swan. In addition to a full schedule of Swan activities, there will be heavy and rapier tourneys, the shire Championship, archery, bardic competition and more.


The event will be held at the spacious and beautiful Rock Creek Fairgrounds. The site features a feast hall, a smaller hall for the Swan sessions, ample outdoor areas for tourneys, archery and games, and a indoor sleeping hall ( please pack according to winter camping conditions, its better to have and not need then to need and not have.). Please contact the Autocrat to reserve space in the sleeping hal,


There will be potluck feasts both Saturday and Sunday evenings. Saturday, the shire will provide a main dish of meat or fowl, and some vegetarian and non-dairy choices. Day food has not been confirmed.


There are three motels in Rock Creek, but space is limited. RVs are encouraged. Kelowna is just over an hour away and RV rentals are available there.


For details please see


Site fees: Adults $22, children under 15 $12. NMS will apply. Day fee $14 adults, $8 children.



Swan Steward and Appledore Acting Seneschale: Honourable Lady Olwen Pen Aur (JoAnn Turner) (250) 498-7394 (cell)


Golden Swan Judging Co-ordinator: Honourable Lady Magdalen Defeo, aka Swan Walburga (Mary Defeo)


Site Info:
Name: Rock Creek Fairgrounds
3880 Kettle Valley Road East
Rock Creek, BC V0H 1Y0

Directions to Site:

Site address: 3880 Kettle Valley Road East, Rock Creek, BC V0H 1Y0


Directions: From Kelowna, take Highway 33 south-east for 127 km, 79 miles. Just before the junction with Highway 3 at Rock Creek, turn left onto Kettle Valley Road East. Cross the bridge and turn RIGHT. Proceed to the fairgrounds approximately 2 kilometres on the right.

From Osoyoos, take Highway 3 east for 53 km, 33 miles. This highway is very steep and winding for the first 10 km. At Rock Creek, turn left onto Highway 33. Take the first right, then follow the directions as above.

Please note that standard online mapping programs will steer you wrong. Do not rely on them.

Autocrat: Lady Crystal Hannah Rose (Elleshia Study) (250) 499-0008 messages

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