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Boars Hunt

June 09, 2017 to June 11, 2017
Aquaterra

Snohomish County, WA

Autocrat: Volund Ingenam

http://www.aquaterra.antir.sca.org/boarshunt

Greetings unto the good people of An Tir! The Barony of Aquaterra invites you to attend Boars Hunt! Come join us June 9-11 in the beautiful wooded setting of Granite Falls Masonic Park for one of our longest-running events.

This year we present our traditional heavy fighter events of “Hunters” and “Hounds” stalking their ever-wary prey. Activity highlights include: Archery with a moving target; Iron Needle competition; Tavern Night; Bardic Competition; Hunting Hounds and Falconry Demos; Torchlight Tournaments; and so much more!

Check the website for the latest details! http://aquaterra.antir.sca.org/Events or find Boar’s Hunt on Facebook! Schedule, activity details, and more are below.

Schedule

🐗 Friday 🐗

Noon              Gate opens for Merchants Only

3:00pm           Gate opens for All

Midnight          Gate closes for All

  

🐗 Saturday 🐗

8:00am                        Gate opens for All

9:00am                        Gold Key Opens

9:30am                        Opening Court

After court       Merchant Village Opens

                        Armor Inspection

                        * Heavy Combat meets at the Main Woods

                        * Rapier meets just outside the Court Grounds

                        Site Walk for Children & Newcomers with Their Excellencies

                        Master of the Jack - Youth Bochee competition at the North Field starts AFTER Site Walk

                        Cooking Competition meets at the Merchant Village Firepit

                        YAFA Classes begin

                        Archery & Thrown Weapons competitions begin

                        Iron Needle Competition open for pick-up of materials at the Peterson Building

                        Iron Scribe Competition opens for drop-off at the Peterson Building

                        Arts & Sciences "Hunt of the Boar" Contest opens for drop-off at Peterson

                        Table Games open for All

After Armor Inspection

                        Heavy Combat Scenarios begin at the Main Woods

                        Rapier Scenarios begin at the Back Woods

12:00pm          Faux Horse Equestrian Games begin at the Field Road (near YAFA)

1:00pm              Bardic Circle begins at the Merchant Village Firepit

2:00pm              Heavy & Combat Archery Scenarios in the Main Woods

                        Aquaterra Spinners & Weavers Guild meets at Peterson Building

                        Children's Ears n' Tails Workshop starts at Youth & Family Activities Pavilion

                        Pick-up of materials for Iron Needle Closes

                        Youth Armored Combat Scenarios begin in the Back Woods

3:00pm              Master of the Jack - Adult Bochee competition at the North Field starts

                        Iron Scribe Competition closes to entries

                        A&S Contest closes to entries

4:00pm              Judging for Iron Needle, Iron Scribe, and A&S contest in Peterson Building

4:30pm              Children's Parade for Court meets at RV Grotto

                        Activities wrap-up & close in preparation for Court

5:00pm              Evening Court

After Court          Tavern Feast begins

6:00pm                        Gate closes for All

7:00pm                        Merchant Village closes (merchants may stay open at their own desire)

9:30pm                        Doggy Dagger Tourney by Torchlight

 

🐗 Sunday 🐗

No Gate available today

9:30am           Merchant Village Opens

10:00am          Final Court

After Court       Children's Surprise (announced at Evening Court)

                     Medieval Games open for All

3:00pm           Site Closes

 

Activity Details

Rapier

Come join us in the woods!  Why?......BACON!!

A couple different scenarios planned.  Our baronial champion, Don Dyrke, is going to be the boar armed with two daggers.  A hunter and 2 dogs will be hunting the boar.  Each person will get a chance to be the hunter and a dog.  Hunters are armed with a rapier and dogs are armed with a dagger.  Followed by an escort tourney to see if the hunter and dogs can safely get the boar home for dinner or lose it to hungry brigands!  Lastly a round robin tourney.   4 types of BACON from Silvana Meats  available to win! Why?  Cuz it's boars hunt and BACON!

Arts & Sciences

The Barony of Aquaterra will be having 2 A&S Contests at Boars Hunt this year, which will both be held on Saturday, June 10th. The Iron Needle contest will be held onsite and the other is a one-item A&S entry. Details are as follows:

Contest 1 will be an Iron Needle Contest. (After court until 3pm)

  • Contestants need to stop the Peterson Building and see Lady Cassandra de Kyncade after morning court for supplies and instruction.
  • Use the items (or pieces of) that you will receive. Full details will be supplied upon entry.
  • Please bring: scissors, needles, thread, tape measure, pins, and any other sewing implements you may need
  • Finished piece is due in the Peterson Bldg on Saturday by 3pm so the judging can take place before evening court where the winner will be announced. Be sure to mark your entries with your name.
  • Entries can be picked up in the Peterson Bldg after Saturday evening court
  • There will be a prize for the winner. If you are unable to attend court, please designate someone to represent you in court.


Contest 2 will be for 1 A&S Item. (After court until 3pm)

  • This is a themed contest of which the theme is “The Hunt of the Boar”.
  • This is a 1-item entry and should be related to hunting of the boar or used in hunting of the boar.
  • Full documentation is not required - HOWEVER, this item must be documented on how it would be used or related to the hunt of the boar.
  • Contestants need to stop by the Peterson Building and see Lady Emma Compton after morning court, or drop off entries with documentation.
  • All entrants need to tag their items as well as put the name on the documentation. If an entry is missing documentation, it will not be judged.
  • There will be 2 winners for this competition. 1 for Adult (15 and older), and 1 for Youth (14 and younger).
  • Judging begins at 3pm and no more entries will be accepted as time is needed for judging, and scrolls to be written

Medieval Games

Competition:

 

Compete to become "Master of the Jack!"  The youth bocce ball tournament will be held on after the Site Walk and the adult at 3pm at the games pavilion.  Tournament rules will be explained at the start of each tournament.

 

There will be ongoing games at the games pavilion starting after court and continuing all day until evening/afternoon court on both Saturday and Sunday.

 

Games that will be available to play:

 

Field Games:

Badminton

Kubb

Bocce Ball

Skittles

Horse Shoes

 

Table Games:

Chess

Backgammon

Cribbage

Mancala (2 and 4 player)

Game of the Goose

9 men Morris

Assorted Tafls

Alquirque

Nyout

Scopa

Pachisi

+ Many others


For those with Facebook accounts and would like to keep up on the posts/info or share this event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1420921441304888/

If you have any questions, comments, or concerns, please feel free to contact our Minister of Arts and Sciences, HL Emma Compton, at ministerofas@aquaterra.antir.sca.org.

GATE HOURS:
Friday 3:00PM (merchant set-up begins at noon) until Midnight
Saturday 8:00AM - 6:00PM
Sunday Site Closes at 3PM

SITE: Masonic Park Campground - 24310 Mt Loop Hwy Granite Falls, WA 98252

DIRECTIONS: From I-5, take US-2 (East toward Wenatchee). Take WA-204 to Lake Stevens. Turn left (North) onto WA-9. Turn right onto WA-92 (East toward Granite Falls). WA-92 ends in a T-intersection in Granite Falls -- turn left onto Mountain Loop Hwy. Follow 4.5 miles to site entrance, on your left. Watch for SCA signs.

SITE INFO: All SCA and modern laws apply. The site is discreetly wet (period containers only please). Pets must be licensed, and leashed at all times. No brazier ashes in the garbage cans. Please do not leave trash in the fire pits. All trash/recycling must be packed out.

SITE FEES:
Ages 18+: $25* (weekend) or $15*(day)
Ages 0-17: FREE!
*$5 Member Discount for SCA members age 18+ (Must have proof of membership)
Make checks payable to: SCA Inc.-Barony of Aquaterra

EVENT STEWARD TEAM:
Honorable Lord Volund Ingennam - aaronsm@microsoft.com
Honorable Lady Ljúfvina haustmyrky - layingarrondi@gmail.com

Merchants: Contact BHMerchants@aquaterra.antir.sca.org

RV RESERVATIONS:
Rosalie Ashcombe, reservations@aquaterra.antir.sca.org, 425-299-8622 – no calls after 10PM
Power hookups For RVs $12.50/night

Site Info:
Name: Granite Falls Masonic Park
24310 Mountain Loop Hwy
Granite Falls, WA 98252


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