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Odin's Play Ground

September 11, 2015 to September 13, 2015
Lionsdale

Fraser Valley, BC

Autocrat: Alivia Spencer

Odin's Playground 2015 – Valhalla Rising

Deep in the heart of Valhalla, massive oak doors open ... revealing a glorious sight indeed. Hundreds of Valkyries stream out, on a mission from Odin himself.

Those who fought hard in battle this summer, their inspirations, and their friends have all been called to join the Great Feast. 

'Tis the season of Valhalla!

Come join us, one and all to the Playground of Odin himself!

Friday September 11, 2015 at 3:00pm 
through until 
Sunday September 13, 2015 at 3:00pm

This is a weekend camping event!
Come for the whole weekend!

Albion Fairgrounds 23448 – 105 Avenue Maple Ridge BC


Site Fee: $15.00 for adults
               $5.00 NMS (non-Member Surcharge)
Youth and Children FREE
(with a responsible adult)

Schedule
Friday September 11
3:00pm - Site Opens
7:00pm – Games (kube, hnefatafl, bring your own)

Saturday September 12
9:30am - Long Skinny Sword Inspection
10:00am - Opening Ceremonies (Mother Hen, Blessing of the games, naming ceremony)
11:00am - Long Skinny Sword Tourney
11:00am - Archery & Thrown ranges open - ongoing games begin
11:00am - Field Games start (Axe throw, Spear throw, rock throw, hammer throw, caber toss, sheep toss)
11:00am – A&S Contestants display their entries
12:00pm – Combat Archery Inspection
12:30pm - Combat Archery Box Tourney
1:00pm - Heavy Fighting Armor Inspection
1:30pm - The Raid (Combat Archers and Heavy Fighters)
2:00pm - Heavy Handicapped Holmgang Tourney
3:00pm - A&S Judged
3:00pm - Youth Combat Inspections
3:30pm - Youth Combat Tourney
4:30pm – Field Games, Archery, Thrown Weapon Ranges Close
6:00pm - Smorgasbord (Potluck)
- Shire providing pork and salmon and lefse
- During potluck: Prizes from the day, Bardic starts...
7:30pm - Evening Games (Stick Wrestling, Glima Wrestling and other general carrying ons)

Sunday September 13
10:00am - Trading Blanket

3:00 pm – site closes


A&S Contest Information

A Drinking Horn! Fit for the Gods. 
This should be made by the person entering it. Points for craftsmanship, creativity, and functionality.

No documentations required.

Oh, alright, alright ... I will accept any drinking vessel. Just for you. Don't tell anyone.

Merchant Information

Please contact Lupo to register for your space. We need to know the size of your booth will be, and do you need camping space with it?

There is no merchant fee, but a donation for prizes would be appreciated.

Site Info:
Name: Albion Fairgrounds
23448 105th Ave.
Maple Ridge, BC V2W 1G3

Directions to Site:

Last Event's Directions:

From the East

From the north side of the Fraser river, make your way to Hwy #7 (Lougheed Highway.) From the south side of the Fraser river, cross at Rosedale or Mission to Hwy #7. Travel west on Hwy #7. Turn right at the lights at 105th Ave, which is the set of lights just past 240th Street. The site is 450 yds up and on your right. Parking is accessible from the gravel parking lot to the southwest of Planet Ice.

From the West

Make your way to Hwy #7.  Travel east to 222 Street (Haney Bypass).  Turn right on 222nd Street and follow the Haney bypass until it meets with the Hwy #7 again, (there will be a gas station on your left.) Turn right onto Hwy #7 and immediately get into the left lane. Turn left at the next set of lights at 105 Ave.  The site is 450 yds up and on your right. Parking is accessible from the gravel parking lot to the southwest of Planet Ice.

From the USA

Short Toll route:

For the shortest route (which has a toll,) travel north from the Aldergrove crossing along 176th Street. Turn right on Golden Ears Way and follow it over the Golden Ears toll bridge. Turn right onto Hwy #7. Travel east until 222nd Street (Haney Bypass.) Turn right on 222nd Street and follow the Haney bypass until it meets with the Hwy #7 again, (there will be a gas station on your left.) Turn right onto Hwy #7 and immediately get into the left lane. Turn left at the next set of lights at 105 Ave.  The site is 450 yds up and on your right. Parking is accessible from the gravel parking lot to the southwest of Planet Ice.

Non-Toll route:

Alternately, cross the border at Sumas crossing and continue north on Hwy #11 over the Mission bridge. Turn west on Hwy #7.  Travel west on Hwy #7. Turn right at the lights at 105th Ave, which is the set of lights just past 240th Street. The site is 450 yds up and on your right. Parking is accessible from the gravel parking lot to the southwest of Planet Ice.



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