The Shire of Midhaven (Skagit, San Juan & North Island Counties, WA)
Date: July 19 , 2013 until July, 21 2013
Site opens at: 12:00 AM on July 19th 2013
Site closes at: 12:00 AM on July 21th 2013
Northern State Recreation Area
25625 Helmick Road
Sedro Woolley, WA 98284
Click here for more information about this location such as site amenities, rules, and restrictions.
Crown Event No Conflicts Allowed
Please join us in celebrating the reign of
King UlfR and Queen Caoimhe and to welcome our new sovereigns,
Ieuan and Gwyneth Gower.
July Coronation will be held in the Shire of
Midhaven. The event is being co-hosted by the Shire of
Midhaven and the Barony of Aquaterra.
Please check out http://midhaven.antir.sca.org/JulyCoronation2013/
for event information.
The site is the Northern State Recreation Area
at the corner of Hwy 20 and Helmick Road in Sedro-Woolley, WA.
The address is 25625 Helmick Road. This is 37 acres of flat
grassy ground with a several acre wetland setback from Hwy 20 and
facing onto Helmick Road. It is approximately ½ mile east of
Sedro-Woolley and is less than 10 miles off Interstate 5.
The site is without water
which means attendees must bring their own.
There are no trees/shade on
site except for that which we bring with us.
Site will open at noon on Friday, July 19 for
merchant set-up and at 3:00 pm for all others.
Royal Liason: Duchess Angharad (Alisoun
To request and additions or changes to the
schedule: HL Mericke
de Ross (Monique Moran) email@example.com
Volunteer Coordinator: HL Bryson MacLachlan
(Bryson McCloughen) firstname.lastname@example.org
Marketplace Coordinator: Arontius of Bygelswade (M.
Aaron Rogers) (360)307-0526
For RV Reservations (there are no
RV hook-ups at this site): Michael FitzGeoffrey (Darby
For space on the Eric (limited to
25’ frontage including support lines): Etolé Marchant
(Robin Begin) email@example.com
For group camping reservations,
please contact Michael FitzGeoffrey (Darby Cook) firstname.lastname@example.org
*There will be Period camping
surrounding the Erics and Kingdom and Branch
DEADLINE for Eric space and large
group camping reservations is Friday, July
Adults (18 & over) $20.00
(With a $5.00 non-member surcharge)
Youth (10 – 17 years) $10.00
Child (9 &
$60.00 ($5.00 surcharge applies to each adult without a current SCA
Please make checks for US funds payable to
“The Shire of Midhaven, SCA Inc”
HL Bryson MacLachlan (Bryson
McCloughen), 301 S
6th Street, Mount Vernon, WA 98274 email@example.com
HL Mericke de Ross (Monique Moran), 700 N Reed
St., #48, Sedro Woolley, WA 98284 firstname.lastname@example.org
If you or your group are interested in
volunteering, please join the volunteer’s yahoo group at http://groups.yahoo.com/group/antirjulycoronationvolunteers/
There is not much happening
there right now, but as the time draws near, it will become
Woolley and area hotels:
Amenities List http://midhaven.antir.sca.org/JulyCoronation2013/SW_amenities.pdf
Unofficial Guide to Bringing Minors to SCA
Site will open at noon for merchant set-up and
at 3:00 pm for all others
7:30pm – Marshal’s
Meeting at Lists Pavillion.
8:30pm – Appreciation Court of King UlfR and Queen
8:00am – Laurel’s
8:00am – Lists open &
9:00am – Seneschal’s
9:00am – Chivalry Meeting
9:00am – Black Lion
10:00am – Exchequer’s
10:00am – Pelican’s Meeting
10:00am – Squire’s Tourney
10:00am – Thrown Weapons & Archery fields
10:00am – Youth Armored Combat fields
10:00am – Embellisher’s Guild Meeting
followed by Challenges at the Dragon’s Laire
10:00am – 12:00pm –
11:00am – Lunch break and
prepare for Courts
12:00pm – Final Court of King
UlfR and Queen Caoimhe
3:00pm – Coronation Ceremony
4:00pm – First Court of King
Ieuan & Queen Gwyneth
5:00pm – Kingdom
Protector’s Tourney (immediately following Court)
5:00pm – Cadet’s
Tournament to be followed by the White Scarf Invitational
(immediately following Court)
5:00pm – LoTR/LoVE Invitational
When it gets dark: Landed Champions
8:30 am – 9:30am –
List open and armor inspection begins
8:30am – Finance Committee
9:00am – Curia
9:00am – Ordo Equis/Lance et de
la Leon meeting
10:00am – York Rounds
10:00am – Champion’s Tournament
entrants present themselves to the Crown; followed by the
10:00am – 12:00pm Ithra
Meeting at Madrone Pavillion
10:00am – 12:00pm –
Youth A&S Activity at Family Activities Day Shade
10:00am – Brewer’s
Meeting in A&S Pavilion
10:30am – Thrown Weapons
10:30am – Youth Combat events
11:00am – OGGS Meeting
11:00am – Inter-Kingdom
11:00am – Thrown Weapons
11:00am – Archery events
11:30am – White Scarves
12:00pm – Noble Estate
12:00pm – 2:00pm –
Family Activities at Family Activities Day Shade
1:00am – LoTR/LoVE
All activities to stop for the
quarter finals of the Champion’s tournament
TBD – Final Court
6:00pm – Site closes (if everything is finished)
*Fire pits may be used on site with following restrictions: must be
18 inches off the ground,
have water or extinguisher near by and if you
have a mesh cover for them they need to be
*Ashes have to be removed from site, and can not be dumped in the
*No tiki torches.
*Propane torches are allowed.
*All BBQs/stoves must be 18 inches or higher off of ground.
No Fire Arts allowed anywhere at anytime on
*All Vehicles must be parked in the parking
lot after unloading.
*Site is pet friendly. You are responsible to keep your animal
confined or leashed at all times and pick up after them.
*There are no hook ups for RV’s. Generators use is limited to the
hours of 8-10 a.m. and 3-5 p.m to ensure minimum disruption to
attendees. No tent camping in RV area and no RVs or trailers in the
tent camping areas.
*Please respect the people around you and their encampments.
*The ground may be uneven. Please be prepared if you have ankle,
knee or walking difficulties.
*Quiet hours begin at 11:00 pm. There is a limited quiet camping
area east of merchant’s row.
*”In regards to marijuana laws, all SCA participants should follow
modern law, both State and Federal. As it is still illegal
under Federal law, marijuana is prohibited at SCA functions.” (Jan
2013 Board Meeting)
*There will be a dumpster near the
entrance/exit – please help us clean-up the site quicker by dumping
your trash at the dumpster on your way offsite.
SITE BOUNDARIES: The site boundaries will not be
marked. The area to the west and south,
over the berms, is protected wetlands and definitely off
limits. There is also moving
water bordering the site. It’s not terribly fast or deep, but
appropriate precautions should be taken. Please observe the
The north and east edges of the site
are delineated by the walking trail that surrounds the area. The
walking trail, however, goes behind the archery range and there
will be caution tape to close access. There will also be caution
tape to close access to the road and walkway to the barns. The old
dairy barns are off limits per the site owners. If you are outside
the boundaries you are no longer on SCA rented property and are
*Please follow the site rules to help us make
sure this site is available for future events.
I would like to extend an invitation to one and all to
attend the Vigil for Duke Thorin Njalsson who will be elevated to
the Order of the Pelican at July Coronation.
The Vigil will be held on Friday night from 7pm until
10pm in His Grace’s encampment which will be next to the Royal
Look for the wall tent with horses painted on the doors
For those who cannot make it to the Vigil on Friday
night, the Vigil book will be made available throughout the
day on Saturday.
All those who would like to leave a message for His
Grace are invited to do so.
Being a Consort
Have you ever been asked to be the
consort of a fighter and then thought to yourself “What do I do as
Now is your chance to ask that and other questions of the
kingdom’s Ladies of the Rose (LoTR) and the Ladies of
Valorous Estate (LoVE).
In case you don’t know, these are the past Queens and the
Princesses of the Principalities (or of An Tir when we were a
Please join us at July Coronation on Saturday evening at
5:00pm for the LoTR/LoVE Invitational
We will watch the tournament together and many of us will be
on hand to answer your questions and share with you what we’ve
learned as consorts.
Come help us encourage all the unbelted fighters who
have been invited to participate in the tournament.
The Creatively Comical Cod-piece
Create a historically accurate
(anachronistic) cod piece from any time and location in SCA period
in any medium (metal, fabric, etc.) Imbue your cod piece with a
special function. Some suggestions include but are not limited to:
sound making, light producing, dispensing of food or other items.
The choice is yours. Documentation in the form of a historical
image (portrait, illumination, museum collection photo) is strongly
encouraged. There will be a processional of pieces so wearablity is
a plus. There will be prizes for most authentic looking and most
Greetings from the Bards of An
We will be hosting a performing
arts/ A&S village at July coronation.
We have a stage (actual built wood stage), place for classes, and
an A&S display.
If you are interested in teaching a class, displaying your awesome
thing or performing on the stage let me know!
HL Ruadhan O Fearain [email: fern42
(at) gmail (dot) com]
Bardic Deputy An Tir
Apprentice to Mistress Alisaundre
From Mary McKenzie
“Full site cries will go out on a schedule set by the
herald in charge. If you have business for a cry, you must see the
herald in charge at Herald’s Point 30 minutes prior to a scheduled
cry going out.”