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Sir Edward's Tournament

May 01, 2015 to May 03, 2015
Shittimwoode

Bellingham - Whatcom County, WA

Autocrat: Jadwiga Radomyski

 

The Shire of Thornwoode Welcomes you to:

Sir Edwards Tournament!

 

Sure we've got a new name, but it's the same great event!
Join us for the traditional Heavy Fighting Holmgang!
Rapier, Archery, and YAC will also feature Holmgang variations!
We will have A&S and Bardic Competitions!
Compete to be the first Champion of the Shire Formally Known as Shittimwoode and soon to be Known as Thornwood!
Fame, Glory and Prizes await you!


Fees:
Adult Weekend $15 Day $10
Youth (12-17) Weekend $10 Day $5
12 and under Free!
Family Cap $50
Military $10
NMS applies.


Schedule

Friday:
11am Gate Opens for Merchants
3pm Gate Opens for Public
Sundown: Fireside Social at the New BBQ Building. 

Saturday:
8am Gate Opens
10:00-2:00 Archery Range Opens / Pick up Supplies for Iron Needle / Public Demo Area Opens / Childrens Scavenger Hunt Begins
10:30 Heavy Lists Open
11:30 Heavy Armor Inspection
12:00 Heavy Holmgang Tourney / Silent Auction Opens! 
12:30 Rapier Lists Open / YAC Lists and Armor Inspection Begin
1:00 YAC Tourney Begins
1:30 Rapier Armor Inspection
2:00 Rapier Holmgang Begins / A&S Entries must be turned in to the new BBQ building
4:00 Public Demo Area Closes /Silent Auction Closes! 
5:00 Feast Hall Opens / Iron Needle Must Be Turned In
6:00 Feast Begins
Sundown: Fireside Social at the New BBQ Building. 


Sunday:
9am Gate Opens / Pancake Breakfast
10:30 Novice  tourney sign up opens
11:00 If enough people have shown up for Sunday Tourneys, Tourneys will begin. Otherwise fields are open for pickups
1:00 Event Ends
3:00 Be off site please! 

EVENTS

 

Championships: 
Heavy Championship Holmgang: The Shire's Premier Event. This will be ran in two 30 min sections with a 10 min break between. 
Rapier Championship Holmgang: This year we are pleased to have Rapier in a Holmgang inspired Tourney! From our Rapier Marshal HL Luaithrenn the Falconer's Wife: "Rapier Championship, Hold the Field tourney (Holmgang Style)
Depending on the number of entrants, we will have one or two fights going on at a time.  Any combination of authorized weapons is permitted.  Fighters do not need to match weapons with their opponent.  The winning fighter remains on the field to face the next combatant, while the losing fighter reports the result to the lists.  Winners are not required to keep wounds from fight to fight, but may not remain in the eric for longer than 5 fights in a row.  The tournament will be won by the fighter with the most wins.  (As the event is an outdoor event, falling down when dead is at the discretion of the fighters.)"
Archery Championship: TBA Bring your bow and arrows and be prepared for a surprise! Our Archery Marshal has an amazing day planned for you! 
A&S Championship Tourney: This year we are asking participants to make an item with the theme of Rabbits! Only one page of quick documentation is needed, something that describes what the item is, how it relates to the themes and an overvire of your insperation and research. Items will be judged by our current A&S champion and a Laurel. 
YAC Championship: We will have a Holmgang style tourney for the YAC fighters, and the most Victorious Dragon division fighter will be our new Champion! 
Bardic & Thrown Weapons Champions: Will be determined at Warren War this summer! 

We are going to have some AWESOME prizes to win this year at Eddies! 
Heavy: Custom Shield by Sir Ulfgar
Archery: Leather Quiver
Rapier: Leather Gloves
A&S: Necklace made by Robin and Aedla
YAC: Stick of Rattan, Leather Journal

Other Events: 

Merchants Row: We will have many wonderful merchants at Eddies this year! Interested in merchanting? It's not too late! Please contact: Jann Kaupmaorsdottir (chesshiredragon@hotmail.com) to merchant at our event! 
Silent Auction: Peruse our tent full of goodies! Books, garb and wonders from the Known World will be yours to have, if you are the final bidder! All items must be paid for by 5pm or they will go to the next highest bidder. 
Feast: We are pleased to have Maesta Fiamma heading our feast this year!Pay at the gate $12! 
Desert Auction
: It's back! After the feast we will auction off yummy deserts! Please bring something to help riase funds. We ask that you bring no more than 2 desserts, thank you! 

Here is the Menu planned for the Feast at Sir Eddies. Subject to change according to availability of ingredients and cooks whim. Please direct any questions to Maestra Fiamma at fiammetta@aol.com

Bread

Butter

Apple juice

French Ioutes (peas and greens soup)

Mushroom Tarts

Chicken Breasts in Orange sauce

Chicken Thighs in Almond Cumin sauce

Buttered Saffron Rice

Peascoddes

Roast Pork Loin

Vegetarian “Quiche”

Smoked salmon

Strawberries

Remember, "Period Food is Yummy!"

To assure Feast reservations, please contact Maestra Fiamma at fiammetta@aol.com, with the name of each person in your party.

Payment will be accepted at gate.

We are also looking for some prep work to be done! Our Cook needs help preparing for the feast! All skills accepted! Come learn from the best!! Help make our feast amazing!

 


Dayfood: Provided by: Daniells Back East BBQ  From 11-4
Public Demo Area: We are pleased to invite the public to our event and have a demo area set up for them, and anyone else new to the SCA or wanting to learn a new skill. The area will run from 10-4. There will be Medival Games, SCA 101, a childrens Scavenger Hunt, and many more things to do! 
Pancake Breakfast: House Rawicz is pleased to serve you breakfast at Eddies! By donation only, they will have Pancakes, Sausage, Eggs, Oj, Coffee and Tea. No need to worry about cooking, they have you covered! Procedes will be split between the Shire and the Tir Righ Travel Fund. 


Site Info:
Name: Deming Logging Faclties
3295 Cedarville Rd
Deming, WA 98226

Directions to Site:

Last Event's Directions:

From I-5 North or South take Exit 255 and head east on Sunset Drive/Mt Baker Hwy.  Go approximately 13 miles and turn left onto Cedarville Rd (if you cross a bridge before turning onto Cedarville Rd you've gone too far). Continue approximately 2 miles, site is on your left. Signs should be posted.



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