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Embers and Ambrosia

April 28, 2017 to April 30, 2017
Blatha An Oir

Tacoma-Pierce County, WA

Autocrat: Audny Refsdottir

***PRE-REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN FOR THIS EVENT! Pre-registration is open until April 15th. PDF form is on the event webpage:


http://blathaanoir.antir.sca.org/events-gatherings/embers-ambrosia/


EVENT TEAM:

Event Steward: HL Audny Refsdottir
Contact: erin_dolphin@hotmail.com, 253-306-5998 (Or Erin Severe on Facebook)

Deputy Steward: Maire Nic Shiobhan
Contact: Blackwood456@yahoo.com

Site Coordinator/Sponsor: Jeremy Simmons
Contact: message Event steward with site questions

Merchant-crat: HL Alizand Thorgeirsson
Contact: alizaunde@gmail.com

A&S Championship: HL Audny Refsdottir

Bardic Championship: Lady Annik de Venoix

Daffodil Tournament: HE Yusuf Ja'bar Timbuktuwwi and HL Phydeaux Weir, with HL Ivan Leskov running Thrown Weapons

EVENT INFO:

**Event highlights!** Find more info below, but for a quick rundown of what to expect at this very busy event:

-The King and Queen will be attending!
-Morning court to start off the event and champion participants declare their intent to compete during the day
-Archery Tournament (Begins in the early afternoon)
-Archery and Thrown Weapons ranges (open all day)
-Vendors (open all day)
-Heraldry consult tables with your Kingdom Aestal Herald in attendance
-Baronial A&S Championship (during the day)
-Baronial Bardic Championship (Evening before court)
-Classes for the arts and sciences (all day)
-Arts and Sciences demos and displays (Costumes Guild, Embellishers Guild, Culinary Guild, and others are welcome to bring items to show!)
-Classes for Marshallate interests (all day)
-Youth activities, including two classes for YAFA 
-Queen's Tea (early afternoon)
-Evening court with their Majesties and the Baron and Baroness of Blatha An Oir where the populace receives recognition for their achievements and champions will be announced!
-Friday and Saturday evenings the building is open for board games


Site Fee:
Write checks out to "Barony of Blatha An Oir, SCA inc."
Adults: $15
Adult SCA Member Discount: $5
Children 17 and under: Free with legal guardian (Please bring minor waivers!)
Sleeping tent fee: $10 per enclosed sleeping tent
RV: $15 dry, $20 with hook-up
Site amenities: Showers and flushing toilets, building with electricity and small kitchen. If you would like to use the kitchen please contact the event steward. You must clean up after yourself
Dogs are allowed on leashes as long as owners clean up after them.

MERCHANTS:
The Norse Gypsy Forge (Drinking horns, jewelry, Medieval Miscellanea)
Burnt Village Wares (Norse Period Wares)
Waltz Art (Sterling silver chain Maille jewelry (for knights); felt wool dolls and animals; stones and minerals, fossils, wood.)
Sidhefire Arts and Tursi Arts (Pottery, jewelry items and scribal materials)
Autumn Creek (children's toys in wood, fabric and leather )
DragonStorm (Hand Made knives swords and Leather with some costume bits )
Terralumina Daughters Apothecary and Fiber Arts (Herbs, Teas, Goat's Milk Soap, resin incense, handspun yarns and fibers)
Silverthorne Crafts (Custom leatherwork)
Fancies (costumes, accessories, feastware, and more)
Redwolf (Hand-crafted jewelry for your SCA, ren faire, or con needs)

Thank you to all our noble vendors who have registered to attend! 

Teaching opportunities:
If you would like to teach at this event, please email the event steward the following information! We will take volunteers and descriptions until the evening of March 20th. The class schedule will be released before April 1st and no changes will be made unless an instructor has to cancel. We are making this event Ithra qualified as well! We will be accepting volunteers to teach until March 15th. Please have all class descriptions sent to the event steward by that time.

SCA Name:
Modern Name:
Email: (For myself or potential students to contact, if you prefer this not to be published publically let me know)
Prefered day/time of class:
Name of class:
Number of students you feel comfortable teaching at one time:
Description of class: (include fees or materials you will be bringing or need students to bring, if the class is appropriate for all ages, etc.)
Items you need from the event steward team:

Bardic Competition:
Pieces should be in a period, or periodesque style.
Filks are allowed as long as they are SCA appropriate.
Competitors should show proficiency in at least 3 out of 4 categories:

Music:
Instrumental
Vocal
Combined

Storytelling:
Original
Source

Writing:
Poem
Story
Song

Physical:
Acting
Juggling
Acrobatics
Puppets
Dance

Extra Points awarded for:

Combined music
Writing and performing original story or song.
Combining any 2 physical.
Performing in a period style (Champion's discretion)
Documentation of pieces (Champion's discretion)

All rules are subject to the current Bardic Champion's discretion, particularly how many categories competitors need to be proficient in.

A&S Competition:
We have three competitors this year for A&S champion! They will be presenting during the day on April 29th, presenting schedule will be posted soon!

Daffodil Tournament:

Novelty shoots and tourney details will be announced soon!

There will be a thrown weapons range along with the archery range at this event. Youth will be able to shoot as well with legal guardian present.

More Questions? 
Class list/schedule will be released closer to the event! There will be many classes and fun happenings. Join us on the event page on Facebook for questions and updates as well!

 

Site Info:
Name: Swiss Sportsman Club
9205 198th ave East
Bonney Lake, WA 98391

Directions to Site:

Tacoma Swiss Sportsmen’s Club
9205 198th Ave E
Bonney Lake, WA 98391

Take your best route to HWY 410 in Bonney Lake (located near Puyallup WA)

If coming from the West, turn right on 198th Ave E

If coming from the East, turn left on 198th Ave E

The club entrance will be on your right, drive to the Alpenhaus for gate.



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