Saddle your warhorse, polish your armor, string your bow, grab
your lance, broadsword or rapier, and make the journey to the
Hocktide Emprise! We celebrate the return of Sol with 3
days of martial activities on foot and horseback, including a
Summits War Muster and general merriment. See our
website for comprehensive information about the event and all
Tourney details: www.hocktide.com.
On Saturday, we proudly present the Hocktide
Mounted and Principality Equestrian Champion Noblesse Oblige
Tourney, consisting of three parts: Pageantry, Travel, and
Combat (including Javelin and Spear). Riders are encouraged
to participate in all or in part, and the overall champion may
become the Outrider of the Summits. The only entry
requirements are authorization and a prize contribution appropriate
to your rank.
Also on Saturday are the Glyn Dwfn Defender
heavy tournament, a Rapier tournament, an Archery Tournament (plus
general instruction for children/juniors) and A&S
classes. In the evening, there will be Court and a bonfire
gathering. On Sunday, there will be a Summits Muster war
practice and alternative martial equestrian activities before we
New this year! In order to add more pomp to
the various contests, we will be holding our first Voice Heralds’ Prize
Competition. Heralds are encouraged to hire
themselves to equine or martial competitors for tournament
introductions or to volunteer for general event notifications; the
most talented and entertaining Herald will be selected by a panel
of judges and awarded a prize at Saturday evening’s
Court. Invite your favorite Herald to Hocktide today!
Use of a Herald during the various tournaments can influence your
equine pageantry score or add a life to your
There are Period and non-Period camping areas
on site, as well as potable water. Camping next to horse
stalls is available and is a mandatory quiet area. Fires are
encouraged in above-ground fire pits, and some ground fires will be
allowed in the war area only (less noise restrictions). The
site is discreetly wet in period containers only, but safe behavior
is our highest priority when camping around horses.
The site opens to everyone 10am Friday and
closes at 6pm Sunday. Merchants and those bringing horses may
arrive 3pm Thursday and/or depart Monday morning by prior
arrangement. Merchants are welcome with no fee, but a donation is
requested; contact the Event Steward to reserve a spot.
Pre-registration: Must Be Received By
4/29 - Pre-registration is encouraged for all, but it
is mandatory for all equestrians and merchants and highly
recommended for those wishing to reserve a camping space in the
Period camping area. Go to the website for the General
Form or the Equestrian
Form. For those bringing horses, accommodations
for their mounts are in 12'X12' uncovered panel stalls
costing $10 a night per horse (checks payable to Farwood
Horse Park will be collected at Gate).
Costs are $15 for Adults, $10 for
youth, 12/under no charge, $30 family cap (Immediate family only,
excluding horses and Non Member Surcharge). Standard
non-member surcharge of $5 will apply to all adults. Make
checks payable to the Shire of Glyn Dwfn, SCA, Inc.
Equestrian Events: Sir William Brannan
(mka Troy Griffith), firstname.lastname@example.org, and HL
Anna von Engelberg (Nancy Griffith)
Site Info: Name: Farwood Horse Park 4850 Dodge Road White City, OR 97503
Directions to Site:
From the North:
I-5 South - Take exit 40, turn left and go
0.5mi to OR-99N/2nd Ave/Blackwell Rd/Gold Hill, turn
left. Go 0.4mi
to Dardanelles St, turn right. Go 400ft
to OR-234E/4th Ave/Sam’s Valley Hwy, turn
right. Go 10.2mi to Antioch Rd, turn
left. Go 1.2mi to Dodge Rd, turn
right. Site is 0.3mi on left.
From the South:
I-5 North – Take exit 30 for Crater
Lake/N. Medford, turn right onto Crater Lake
Hwy/OR-62E. Go 13.1mi to OR-234W (past Eagle Point),
turn left. Go 2.1mi, take slight right onto Dodge
Rd. Site is 2.3mi on right.
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.