Kingdom Arts & Sciences and Rapier Championships

 

Event Steward: Piaras mac Toirdhealbhaigh

Hosted By Device of Glyn Dwfn
The Shire of Glyn Dwfn (Medford, Ashland, Jackson Counties, OR )

Event Summary:

Date: March 1 , 2019 until March, 3 2019
Site opens at: 3:00 PM on March 1th 2019
Site closes at: 12:00 PM on March 3th 2019

Event site:
Inn at the Commons
200 N Riverside Ave Medford, OR 97501

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The Shire of Glyn Dwfn is honored to welcome the populace of An Tir to Kingdom Arts & Sciences and Rapier Championships the weekend of March 1-3, 2019. Bear witness to grand displays of skill, knowledge, and prowess, which will determine Their Royal Majesties An Tir’s new champions of Arts & Sciences and Rapier. The event will be held in the Inn at the Commons in Medford, Oregon. Space and schedule allowing, the Shire also intends to hold a bardic circle, a Saturday night ball, and classes. For more information, please go to the official Facebook event page.

Event Steward: Master Piaras mac Toirdhealbhaigh (Daniel Tharp), 541-261-6307, moc.liamg@3102saraip

Hours: Site opens March 1 at 3:00pm (Noon entry for merchants). Hotel Check In is at 3pm and check Out is at Noon. Site closes at 12:00pm on March 3.

Site: Inn at the Commons and Convention Center. 200 N. Riverside Ave., Medford, OR, 97501.

Directions: From I-5 Southbound: take exit 30 for OR-62 W toward Klamath Falls/Crater Lake/Medford. Use the middle lane to turn left onto OR-62 E/Crater Lake hwy (signs for Klamath Falls). Take the exit toward Biddle Road. Turn left onto Biddle road and continue straight. Biddle road turns slightly right and becomes E 4th Street. Take a right into the Hotel entrance. From 1-5 Northbound: take exit 27 toward OR-99 S/Medford. Use the left two lanes to turn left onto Garfield Street. Turn right onto Rogue Valley Hwy 99; continue on Hwy 99, which becomes S Riverside Avenue. Turn right into the Hotel entrance.


This event includes the following activities and/or services:
Royal Presence - King
Royal Presence - Queen
Royal Presence - Summits
Merchants
Classes
Heavy Fighting Activities
Rapier and/or Cut & Thrust Activities
Bardic Activities
Arts & Sciences Activities


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Site Fees

Fee Type Cost*
Adult Registration $30.00
Youth & Children (under the age of majority) FREE
   
*SCA Members will receive a $5 member discount off the cost listed above.

Event Schedule

Time Activity Location
Friday, March 1    
12:00 pm Merchant Check-In & Setup General Lobby Area / US Ballroom Hallway
3:00 pm Merchants Open US Ballroom Hallway
3:00 pm Gate and Site Opens for all Attendees General Lobby Area
3:00 pm A&S Entrant Set-Up DS Ballrooms (Cascade, Jackson, and Douglas)
7:00 pm Apothecary Guild Meeting US Ballroom (Rogue River Room)
8:00 pm Merchants Close US Ballroom Hallway
8:00 pm Kingdom A&S Judge’s Class Breakfast Nook
8:00 pm “Colors of the Rainbow” Themed Ball US Ballrooms (Siskiyou, Rogue River, Crater Lake)
10:00 pm All Ballrooms Locked for the Night US and DS Ballrooms
12:00 am Gate Closes General Lobby Area
     
Saturday, March 2    
8:00 am Gate Opens General Lobby Area
8:00 am Judge’s Class US Ballrooms (Siskiyou, Rogue River, Crater Lake)
8:00 am A&S Entrant Set-Up DS Ballrooms (Cascade, Jackson, and Douglas)
8:00 am Lists open for Queen’s Rapier Championship Foyer (Outside US Ballrooms)
8:40 am Judges and Entrants Meeting US Ballrooms (Sikiyou, Rogue River, Crater Lake)
8:40 am QRC Line-Up US Ballroom Hallway
9:00 am Opening Court and Processional US Ballrooms (Siskiyou, Rogue River, Crater Lake)
9:00 am Merchants Open US Ballroom Hallway
10:20 am Lists Close for Queen’s Rapier Championship Foyer (Outside US Ballrooms)
10:30 am QRC Tournament Set-Up/Armor Inspections US Ballrooms (Siskiyou, Rogue River)
10:30 am Judging/Tally Room Open US Ballroom (Crater Lake)
10:20 am A&S Round 1 DS Ballrooms (Cascade, Jackson, and Douglas)
11:00 am QRC Tournament Begins US Ballrooms (Siskiyou, Rogue River)
11:40 am A&S Round 2 DS Ballrooms (Cascade, Jackson, and Douglas)
1:00 pm Laurel’s Meeting/Lunch US Ballroom (Crater Lake)
1:00 pm Class: Scribal Meet-Up/Discussion Breakfast Nook
2:00 pm Class: Removing Barrier to Entry; A Continuation of Inclusivity in the SCA Breakfast Nook
2:20 pm A&S Round 3 DS Ballrooms (Cascade, Jackson, and Douglas)
4:00 pm A&S Round 4 US Ballroom/DS Ballrooms (Siskiyou, Cascade, Jackson, and Douglas)
4:00 pm Class: Courtly Kinesthetics Breakfast Nook
4:00 pm Gate Closes General Lobby Area
5:00 pm Masters of Defense Meeting DS Ballroom (TBD)
5:00 pm Merchants Close US Ballroom Hallway
6:30 pm Evening Court US Ballrooms (Siskiyou, Rogue River, Crater Lake)
15 Minutes after Court Evening Open Bardic Circle US Ballrooms (Siskiyou, Rogue River, Crater Lake)
10:00 pm All Ballrooms Locked for the Night US and DS Ballrooms
     
Sunday, March 3    
9:00 am Heavy and Cut & Thrust Practice Outside Parking Lot
9:00 am A&S Finalist – Entry 1 US Ballrooms (Siskiyou, Rogue River, Crater Lake)
9:30 am A&S Finalist – Entry 2 US Ballrooms (Siskiyou, Rogue River, Crater Lake)
10:00 am A&S Finalist – Entry 3 (if needed) US Ballrooms (Siskiyou, Rogue River, Crater Lake)
10:30 am A&S Competition Deliberations TBD
11:00 am Closing Court & A&S Champion Investiture US Ballrooms (Siskiyou, Rogue River, Crater Lake)
12:00 pm Site Closes/Room Check-Out ALL
     

Registration Information

Event Hotel Room Reservations Information

There are now rooms available at the event hotel! Please contact Master Piaras at moc.liamg@3102saraip for more information. Several of these rooms will open to the general public soon so please do not delay.

All rooms are offered at a reduced rate of $99/night and include breakfast, free WIFI, transportation to and from the airport when pre-arranged, and complimentary passes to the nearby Anytime Fitness.

Tournament Information

Arts & Sciences Championship Information

Please check the main schedule for when the main and single entires for Kingdom Arts and Sciences Championship will be presenting and in which space.

Queen’s Rapier Championship Information

Pre-registration is now open for the Queen’s Rapier Championship tournament! Please make our list minister’s job easier and pre-register!

https://goo.gl/forms/az5MsXwYTW0zMKgx1

Lists on site will be open 8:00 am in the Foyer across from the main upstairs ballrooms and will close right before Armors inspections and list field set up at 10:20 am.

Youth and Family Activities

“Colors of the Rainbow” Ball

Come join the dancing and brighten rain dreary halls with the colors of the rainbow.

A flexible taught ball, we’ll go through the steps to dances before performing them so all can dance, and can repeat songs as often as asked.

Masked or no, wear your best and brightest to compete in a casual garb contest of two styles: Best Monochromatic: a full outfit of a single color, and Most Represented: awarded to whomever displays the largest number of colors in a single outfit.

Set List

Gathering Peasecods
Rufty Tufty
Heart’s Ease

Black Nag
Scotch Cap
Juice of Barley

Break for contest awarding.

Cassandra
Pinagay
Charlotte

Heralds in Love
Jenny Pluck Pears
Korobushka

Merchant Information

There is limited merchant space available! Please contact Fye moc.oohay@008htims.yeliaB ta for information and to put in a request for table space. Please note that the available space is standard table and not “booth” space so merchant areas will be limited to no more than 3′ wide (length is negotiable depending on available tables and space)

Classes Offered

1:00 pm – Scribal Meet-Up & Discussion
Aine Inghean ui Shithigh

Come Scribes of An Tir! Interested, novice and experienced alike! Let’s meet! Let’s talk. Let’s share our love of the scribal arts with each other! We have many new people wanting to get involved, we have novices who are just starting, and everything in between! Have questions? Have ideas? Want to know more? Let’s just gather and get to know each other! Aine Inghean ui Shithigh the Gryphon Scribe of the Summits wants to meet anyone and everyone who is in the scribal community (and reconnect with others she has met and or are friends with)

2:00 pm – Removing Barriers to Entry; A Continuation of Inclusivity in the SCA
Fye Jegerin

This will be a facilitated discussion on the subject of inclusivity in the SCA. How do we identify barriers to entry in the SCA for under-served populations? How can we come together as a community to remove these barriers? What types of inequalities are present in our society and how can we address them? This is part of an ongoing conversation, but you don’t need to have attended previous discussions to participate. Open discussion, no class fee

4:00 pm – Courtly Kinesthetics
Lord Samwell Langdon

The painstaking art of making your courtly gestures effortless This class will focus on movement and greeting ettiquette in the court of Elizabeth I. We will cover the bow/courtesy, forms of address, and movement while encumbered with courtly accouterments. After the physical movement portion of the class there will be an open discussion on the context of courtly etiquette in the renaissance. Hats, swords and sword belts as well as any other noble accessories you might wish to practice with are encouraged. There is no size limit and no class fee.

 


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