Ivon and Hlutwige, Lord and Lady Stromgard invite one and all to
a day of competition, fun and feasting! There will be armored,
rapier and games tournaments as well as a fierce and unique
competition to determine Stromgard's StormMaker (Arts &
There will be various snacks served mid-afternoon to stave off the
low blood sugar beast and the served feast will be inspired by 16th
Century German recipies.
Please be prepared for the weather! This will be an
Ivon and Hlutwige, Lord and Lady Stromgard herewith invite all
artisans to vie for the honour of being named their StormMaker,
Champion of the Arts and Sciences of the Barony of Stromgard at
Founding Revel, February 7 (2015) in the Barony of Stromgard (Clark
and Skamania Cos, WA). Those wishing to compete for this title must
inform Their Excellencies no later than An Tir 12th Night (2015)
and submit a Letter of Intent to Their Excellencies at morning
court at the event.
General Expectations of Champions;
Champions must swear fealty to the
Champions will serve for one year. Requirements and acceptability
are set by the Coronet.
The champion is expected to protect the Coronet and members of the
populace at events.
The champion is responsible for working with the Steward of the
champion’s event to arrange for the tournament to choose his
or her successor. The format of the tournament should be approved
by the Coronet.
The champion should strive to encourage participation within the
Barony in their field.
The Champion may display the regalia of their
Each competitor will be required
to research and document two (2) complete and distinct entries plus
an entry to be created on site the day of the tournament (see
“Mystery Box” below).
Competitors will be required to make a fire using flint and steel.
We recommend competitors procure a set of flint and steel with
which to practice prior to the tournament. A place for competitors
to make their fire, various tinders, wood and charcoal will be
Now, there is the matter of the
Competitors are allowed to have
one person who will serve as advisor/assistant/helper. Each
competitor will be given a “Mystery Box” filled with
various items (all Mystery Boxes will have identical contents). The
competitor and their advisor will have 10 minutes to work out a
plan for the entry based on the contents of the Mystery Box. There
will be at least six areas from the arts and sciences to choose
from. Once competitors have made a decision, they and their
advisors will visit the “sideboard” for five minutes.
Competitors and their advisor may trade item for item from the
Mystery Box to the sideboard for needed/wanted items. Competitors
may also trade item for item with each other.
Time is up! Competitors and
their advisors will have three hours to create the third entry
using the items in the Mystery Box and the fire the competitor must
If you feel you have what it takes to be Stromgard’s
Champion, to be the StormMaker, wear the cloak, display your work,
prove your skill; then send your intent to:
Ivon Baron Stromgard (Gerald Barber email@example.com)
Hlutwige Baroness Stromgard (Lois Hale Hlutwige@gmail.com)
StormMaker Renard le Fox of Berwick (Randy Wagner
Do it! Do it now! You know you
The Basket Auction
All good gentles are invited to donate a basket of
desirable items to add to the auction.
The proceeds from which go to the Baronial Travel
Households or a group of friends could put together a
Each person in the group could donate something into
Perhaps with a theme.
Items for a beginning fighter (duct tape, tool etc.),
beginning weaver (card loom, cards etc.).
While almost anything of use is welcome, here are some
Service item "coupon" such as babysitting, Sewing
Medieval children's toys
Greetings all! We are excited to have you join
us for Founding Revel this year and look forward to seeing each of
you there. Below is the feast menu.
Please review the menu and plan accordingly with your
feast gear. Dishes will not be provided. Suggested
items include plates, flatware, napkins, bowls for stew and
something to drink both hot and cold beverages from.
No dishwashing area will be available. A space to
rinse your feast gear and bags to take them home in will be
provided. Be prepared to remove any trash you create
(bottles, containers, etc..)
This menu is subject to update at the cook's whim
Founding Revel 2015 Feast Menu
Herbed farmers cheese, butter, honey butter and
Site Info: Name: Washington Grange Hall (No. 82) 7701 NE Ward Rd. Vancouver, WA 98682
Directions to Site:
From the North: I-5 South to I-205 South, exit 32, left on NE
Padden Pkwy, 3.2 mi., right on NE 137th Ave., .4 mi., turn left on
NE 76th St. .6 mi., cross NE Ward Rd. the site will be on your
From the South: I-5 North to Exit 2 - 39th St. / WA-500 E.
follow signs for WA-500 E, continue 5.2 mi., turn right on Fourth
Plain, look for signs for Camas, 1.6 mi. left on NE Ward Rd., .4
mi., turn right on NE 76th St. the Grange is immediately on your
From the South: I-205 North to Exit 30A-30B-30C for WA-500 E./NE
Gher Rd. / NE 112th Ave., merge onto WA-500 E. .7 mi., turn right
onto NE Fourth Plain Rd. look for signs to Camas, 1.6 mi., turn
left on Ward Rd., .4 mi., turn right on NE 76th St. the Grange is
immediately on your left.
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.