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Champions Tourney & Boar's Head Hunt

September 28, 2013 to September 29, 2013
Dragon's Mist

Washington County, OR

Autocrat: Brigitta Riegers

chedule of Events:

Saturday – Open to the Public, 10am

Opening Court: All those wishing to via for a Championship please be prepared to present your Letter of Intent to Their Excellencies, Baron Refr and Baroness Svava.


Boar Hunt Scenario and a Two Hander Rooney as prepared by Lord Nicolai Rabenis von Tachov.

Archery Championship conducted by Lady Caterina de Fortuna.

Thrown Weapons Championship conducted by Lady Caterina de Fortuna for Gowain.

Rapier conducted by Eoghan O'Briain and William Drake.

Arts & Sciences Classes will be from 11am-4pm, in the small covered hut areas (cunningly labelled: Hut A & Hut B)
Please bring small bills to pay your teacher(s) directly. Please bring a chair! No pre-registration, get to class on time to get a space!! More exclamation points!!!




Hut A

Hut B


Class title: How to make a simple fabric satchel

Instructor: HL (Lady) Hannah Tobias

Class size: 2min/8max

Length of class: 1 hour

Cost: $2

Things students should bring or not bring: Bring scissors, tape measure, needle and thread.


Class Description: Whether called a scrip, a wallet, or a satchel everyone wants a way to carrying things hands free. This class will show you how to construct a simple rectangular satchel with flap.

The Lopsided Stitch: Long-Arm Cross Stitch

Instructor: Mistress Arlys o Gordon

Cost: $2

Class size: 3min/10max

Length of class: 1.5 hrs

Students bring: sewing snips, a chair, and a beverage as desired. All other materials and a handout will be provided by the instructor.

Course Description: Long-Arm Cross stitch is a variant of regular cross stitch and was used throughout Europe from at least the 1200's on. While it is a little tricky at first, it is easy to learn, lends itself to a wide variety of uses, and is a very sturdy stitch. Students will learn a bit about its history, see some period and SCA-period examples, then practice the stitch before embarking on a small class project.


Class title: Intro to Medieval Smocking

Instructor: Mistress Katrine de Saint Brieuc

Class size: 1min/8max

Cost: Free

Length of class: 1 hour

Come learn how to make a medieval smocked apron!  You should bring 1 yard of linen or cotton (not too thick) for a waist length apron, needles and white thread.  If you have a preference for smocking thread color bring the embroidery thread of your choice  If you don’t have cloth the instructor will provide fabric to do practice smocking. 

Long-Arm Cross Stitch (continued)


Open in case Smocking runs over J

Class title: Easy Medieval Sauces

Instructor: Domina Cassia Rafaella

Class size: 1min/8max

Cost: $2.00

Length of class: 1 hour

Come make easy medieval sauces using easy to procure ingredients in easy to mix applications. Spiff up your usual event cooking by adding an easy historic sauce to meats and other food. Our focus will be on quick and tasty and easily portable sauces, many don't need refrigeration. Come get a feel for historic condiments and leave with examples to try at home or at the potluck.

Students should be baggies or containers to take samples home or to potluck.


Class title: Hat making in the German style

Instructor: Mistress Katrine de Saint Brieuc

Class size: 1min/4max

Cost: Free

Length of class: 1 hour

Come learn how to cover a straw hat to make a wide brimmed hat suitable for 16th century fashions (especially German!)  Materials will be provided, but if you have a strong color preference, please bring around a yard of wool, brocade or velvet that you would like to use.  

Sauces continued (if desired)


Open for Hat making to continue as desired.


Children's Equestrian and a few other child friendly activities will be available, HL Conchobhar o'Muirchertaig will be sheparding the activitivies. 

Archery and Thrown Weapons Investiture after the fighting.

**************Roast Pig Potluck  - immediately following court! The Barony of Dragon’s Mist will be providing a whole roast pig and bread. We ask that our guests please help us provide the rest of the meal in side dishes and desserts. The event has a German theme, if you could provide a dish to feed your party and 8 to 10 other guests we would gratefully appreciate it!

There are no kitchen facilities on site. We will try to have coolers available Saturday morning for things that need to stay cold. If you need to heat your dish, please be prepared to bring your own heat source. We’ll be using the picnic tables available on site along with additional tables. Bring a chair in case you’re not eating at a picnic table.


Sunday – Site open to the public, 10am

Opening Court for anyone who did not turn in a Letter of Intent on Saturday.

10:30 AM Armor Inspection

Class:  Needlefelting with Countess Astrid. Class Max - 3 or 4. Fee: $5 for materials Time: TBD

Heavy Championship Tourney as prepared by Gerard de Bayonne.

Knights, Squires and all unbelted fighters of merit! The Barony of Dragon’s Mists seeks to reward your prowess for one-on-one combat AND command in war during this year’s tournament for the Heavy Championship of the Barony of Dragon’s Mist in A.S. XLVIII  

Description of Scenarios: 

If there are 12 or more entrants: 

Alliance by Conquest 

The first round will be round-robin, one-on-one fights. Remaining rounds will be melees with captained teams. 

1. Entrants will be grouped by the Lists into four fields.  Those four fields will fight round robin, and become a unit advancing to the next round, with the fighter with the most wins as their Captain.  

2. Lists will then pair those four teams for the for the next round. Paired teams will fight melee-style 2 out of 3 fights against their assigned opponent. The Captains of the winning team of each pairing will assume command of both teams’ fighters in the next round (Finals).  

3. The Finals will consist of 2 out of 3 bouts between the remaining Captains and their full teams. The Captain of the winning team will be made the next champion of Dragon’s Mist.  


• In addition to being named champion, there will be a prize for the captain of the winning team.  

• There will also be a prize for the most chivalrous fighter to be decided by the lady’s gallery.  

• The team members of the victorious team will receive a favor. 

If there are less than 12 entrants: 

There will be a multi-weapon, scenario-based, double-elimination tourney with special conditions each round.  (e.g. Specified weapons, bridge fight, standard field, broken terrain, baronesses choice, etc.)  


• In addition to being named champion, there will be a prize for the victor. 

• There will also be a prize for the most chivalrous fighter to be decided by the lady’s gallery.  

Champions Baronial Court



There is potable water on-site.

We will have limited camping available on site for those who are traveling from out of town. Contact the Event Steward for further details.



There are areas off the paths that have poison oak and wasps. Please stay on the paths. If you have a bee allergy, please bring your epi-pen. 


Site Fees:

Adults $15 includes, roast pig potluck for the weekend + NMS fees.  Young adults aged 15-18 $10.

Children under the age of 15 get in free! 

There is a site token.

Site Info:
Name: Camp Ireland
31557 NW Camp Ireland Road
Hillsboro, OR 97124

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