..Commemorating the 28th year of The William Tell
Tourney August 23-25th, the Shire of River’s Bend welcomes
one and all to attend.
Combining our Defenders and Protectors
tournaments with our regular events this year promises to provide a
very full schedule. In addition we have an Arts & Sciences
competition on a William Tell Theme and the Iron Missile
competition in thrown weapons & archery.
Regular events include our William Tell shoot,
A Novelty Shoot, The Best Who Shall Not Be Named shoot, children
archery events, the adult/child shoot, Thrown weapons, classes on a
variety of topics including archery and thrown weapons marshalling,
a Movie Night with “Brave”, Children’s activities
to include the heraldic Scavenger hunt & ice cream making,
Heraldry consultation, Saturday night dessert potluck social and
Bardic, Friday Night’s Travelers’ meal for a cost of
$4, the Guillermo
Memorial Bocce Ball Tourney, and merchants. We are
working with the site owners on the possibility of woods
Please note the Heavies and Rapier area will
be in the arena this year. This offers plenty of seating for the
Fire pits are permitted providing they are up
off the ground and there is not a burn ban in effect.
Absolutely No Smoking anywhere
except in your camps or by the permanent bathrooms graveled
There will be NO York Rounds due to
the continuing Safety issue of distance versus wind changes at this
site. However there will be open range time on Sunday to practice
honing your archery skills.
Note there has been some rearranging of the
site for activities. Some of the camping space has been
As always Volunteers are welcome and
appreciated especially in Town crying heralding and marshalling
The Event Team:
Arts & Sciences contest entrants contact :
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.