The Shire of Coeur du Val (Corvallis, Benton County, OR )
Date: June 20 , 2008 until June, 22 2008
Site opens at: 12:00 AM on June 20th 2008
Site closes at: 12:00 AM on June 22th 2008
Adair County Park
7295-7299 NE Arnold Way
Corvallis, OR 97330
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Summits June Investiture and Defenders Tournament
June 20-22, 2008
Shire of Coeur du Val
The Coronets of the Summits lie waiting to grace the heads of
the Tanist and ban-Tanist. The war fields of the Summits are
ready for a new Defender
to claim victory upon them.
The Shire of Coeur du Val happily invites all gentles to
witness the final court of Prinz Berek and Prinzessin Liesel,
and investiture of Their Heirs, Gustav Beiskaldarazi and
Sofia Matriani della Tempesta, as the summer’s solstice
falls upon us.
Merchants and eric space reservations: please contact the
autocrat before June 10.
Autocrat: Vis. Nadezhda Volynskaiia (Kim Stump), 2225
St SE, Albany OR 97322. 541.905.9443,
Site fees: Adult members $10, adult nonmembers $13, youth
(13-18) $7, children 6-12 $4, children 5 and under free.
Make checks payable to “SCA Inc, Shire of CdVal”.
Schedule (subject to Royal whim):
3 pm: Site opens (no early arrivals)
8pm Seneschal Social,
9-10am: Peerage Mtg, Lists open for Rapier Tourney, armor
inspection and rapier authorizations
10am: Rapier Tourney begins, Heraldic Consulation
10:30am: Little Landsknecht Olympics
11am: Lists open for Youth Combat, armor inspection
11:30am Youth combat tourney begins
1pm Royal Court / Last Court of Berek & Liesel
begins / Investiture of Gustav & Sofia
3pm Lists open for Defender Tourney, armor inspection
3:30pm Defender tourney begins
5pm First Court Gustav & Sofia
7pm Artists reception
9am Principality Moot
11am War moot / practice
3pm Site closes
Rapier Tournament in the French
Masters style: Each fighter holds the field against
the rest of the List with the weapon combination of their
choice. Accolade: Ribbons are awarded by the populace in
three categories: RED – killing well; BLACK – dying well;
PURPLE – panache. Fighter with the most ribbons total wins.
Alternatively (time permitting) the top two fighters will
face each other in a ‘Ribbon-Off.’ They start over with no
ribbons and face each other for three passes, changing
weapons each pass. New ribbons are awarded between each pass
by the populace. The fighter with the most ribbons
Artists Reception: In
honour of the Investiture of Sofia and Gustav, please join us
at VASA’s pavilions on the “eric” for an Artists’
Reception and the Rampant Squirrel Encampment for a
celebration and social.
Art Collectors from the Principality of the
Summits have searched the southern-most lands of our
fair Kingdom to bring together Artists, Craftsmen
and Alchemists for an evening reception celebrating the
Arts and Sciences. These “Artists in Residence”
shall present a Showcase of their skills, abilities and
beautifully handcrafted items for your consideration and
enjoyment. Delicacies and Drinkables will be
Hosted by HL VASA d’Este, MoAS and Lord
Brizio, A & S Champion, Principality of the Summits.