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Honey War

June 13, 2014 to June 15, 2014
Glymm Mere

Olympia, Tumwater & Lacey, WA

Autocrat: Serena Zane device6114OP


Honey War

June 13th - 15th, 2014


Once again the nefarious Barony to the North has made off with our precious honey after taking offense at a most innocent comment made by our beloved Baroness.  This cannot be born once more! WAR! Come support the noble Barony of Glymm Mere from the tyrannical actions of the barbarians of Blatha an Oir this June 13th - 15th.

Located at:

Griffinwood Stables

8710 US Hwy 101 NW, Olympia, WA 98502



Friday June 13, 2014 -

2:00pm - Gate Opens for Merchants

3:00pm - Gate Opens

7:00pm: Twilight Tourney - Heavy "Come on! Show me your stinger!"

Saturday June 14, 2014 -

(Throughout the day, there will be various family activities including a Dragon Hunt for the kids that will garner the winner's barony a war point)

9am: Arts & Sciences Village opens - (this will include displays from our local artisans, and an opportunity for artisans to hang out and get to know one another.  Those wishing to participate in the A & S Competitions (The Dirty Dozen 1pt. & Show Me the Honey  1pt.) will have a designated area in which to set up, and will need to have their items in place before noon for judging.  

A & S Competitors must include one of the following elements in their entries: Honey and/or the production of (wax, honey, bees, flowers, flight, etc.)

A Roving bardic (1pt.) which will have the bards buzzing around. The competitors will need to pick up their entry sheets in the A & S village throughout the day, and return them by 4:30pm. The competitors will have their sheets signed by each person they perform for, you may only perform once for each signature then move on. How productive a Worker Bee are you?

There will be an open bardic stage area in the A&S Village for bards that wish to perform.

Game Competitions will be run all day at the A&S Village. Kub tourney - 1pt.

9:30am - Heavy Inspection

10:00am - Opening Court with Champion's Exhibition to include: Thrown Weapons, Archery, Heavy, & Bardic Champions! Come out, support your Baronies and see these talented individuals compete for their Barony's war points!

10:30am - The Swarm! Five Man War Band Tourney - 1pt.

11:00am - War - Heavy Scenarios 5pts. - Each point will be given to the side that wins each scenario. There will be five scenarios to be announced at a later date.

11:00am - Range for archery/thrown weapons opens

11:00am - Championship for Archery

11:45am - Archery novelty shoot - the Hive and the Bee 1pt (This will last until you get tired or 4:30pm whichever comes first)

11:30am - Thrown Weapons Championship

11:30am - Games Competition - Kub 1pt (Lasts until 4:30pm at which point the winner shall be determined by highest score)

12:15pm - Hit the Hive Thrown Weapons Novelty Shoot - 1pt (This will last until you are tired or until 4:30pm, whichever comes first)

12:00pm - Nap

12:30pm - Rapier Armor Inspection

1:00pm - War - Rapier Scenarios  4pts.

1:00pm - Iron Chef Competition 1pt

1:30pm - Equestrian Championship

2:00pm - Brewing Competitions  There will be separate competitions for brewing & cordials 1pt each

3:00pm - The Honeyed Tongue Competition 1pt

4:30pm - All judging forms and tokens to be turned in for tally no later than this time!

5:00pm - Evening Court

6:00pm - Peace Feast

7:00pm - Family friendly bardic

8:30pm - Honeyed Bard Competition

10:00pm - Bawdy Bardic - we would kindly ask that the families at this time would take their children back to their camps as some of the content at this point might assail their precious little ears.

Sunday June 15, 2014 -

11:00am - Closing Court

3:00pm - Site Closes


Pre-registration is available and ends June 1st.


Site Fees:

Adults camping: $20

Youth 11-17: $10

10 and under: free

Family cap: $60, not including NMS.

Day trip fee: $10.00 + NMS

NMS applies to this event.

Checks payable to "Barony of Glymm Mere-SCA,Inc."PO BOX 1442 Olympia, Wa 98507-1442


RV camping will be available, no hookups.

Equestrian - stalls are available for rent at $20 for the weekend. You must provide your own stall bedding and feed. First come first serve.

No pets unless service animal - verified papers are required.

No smoking unless in your private encampment.

There is a stream on site, use at your own risk.

Potable water is available on site.



Site Info:
Name: Griffinwood Stables
8710 US Highway 101 NW
Olympia, WA 98502

Directions to Site:

Directions:   Take I-5 to Hwy 101. Turn toward Shelton.  Continue, the site will be on your right just after Steamboat Island exit, and Holiday Drive.

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