The Shire of Coeur du Val (Corvallis, Benton County, OR )
Date: March 20 , 2015 until March, 22 2015
Site opens at: 12:00 AM on March 20th 2015
Site closes at: 12:00 AM on March 22th 2015
Benton County Fairgrounds
110 SW 53rd Street
Corvallis, OR 98330
Click here for more information about this location such as site amenities, rules, and restrictions.
Pray attend the words of His Highness!
Greetings unto the Summits from William Geoffrey, Rogue Prince. It
has been decided that due to the Royal Daughter not wishing to
marry into a politically advantageous marriage within a suitable
timeframe, there shall instead be a tourney to select Our once and
Come join us in Our home shire of Couer du Val, celebrate the end
of Winter, the rebirth of spring and witness the selection of a new
heir through combat most honorable. It is Our choice that this
tourney shall be fought using Pole Hammers, a suitably brutal yet
elegant weapon that Her Radiant Highness and I both
We shall provide several Pole Hammers to be used on the field. They
shall be six feet
in length, with thrusting tip, butt spike, smashing head and back
If you wish to bring your own pole hammer, stay tuned for
construction parameters which will be posted as soon as possible.
We shall endeavor to have at least two pole hammers available for
people to practice with at events in the very near future.
It is up to you to bring your gauntlets, banners, signed fighter
cards, current memberships and most importantly, your
We look forward to a fierce and honorable tournament to produce
fierce and noble heirs.
Marcus Octavius Rufus (Josh McCallum)
Fees: Thanks to the recent change in Summits policy, we are able to
offer a day fee again! The fee structure is as follows,
Adults (18+) $20 weekend, $10 Saturday only.
Minors (17 and under) Free.
Since minors are free, there is no family cap.
Please make checks payable to “SCA Inc. Shire of Coeur du
A $5 non-member surcharge (NMS) will be applied to all adult non-
Benton County Fairgrounds
110 SW 53rd Street
Corvallis, OR 97330
Friday March 20th
2:00pm Site Opens
7:00pm Opening Court
Saturday March 21th
8:00am Chivalry Meeting
8:30am Laurel Meeting
9:00am Pelican Meeting
9:30am White Scarves
10:00am Ladies of the Valorous Estate
10:30am Consort Tea
11:30pm Coronet Processional
12:00pm Coronet Tournament
3:30pm Cut and Thrust Championship
4:30pm Tibor Tournament
After Court -10:00pm Bardic Night
Other events on Sat: A&S Social
Gathering area, A&S Artisans Display, Dirty Half Dozen Largess
Tournament, A&S Classes
Sunday March 22th
9:30am Moot & Curia
2:00pm Site closes
There is plenty of space for camping, as well as fires are welcome
as long as they are off the ground.
The site is discreetly wet.
Showers facilities are available for $5 and purchasable through
Viscountess Mathilde Haðebyr and I will be preparing a simple
farmer’s lunch (soup, bread, cheese, fruit, hardboiled eggs) on
Saturday. All but the bread will be gluten free; there will be a
vegetarian and meat option available for soup. $3/person, please
bring your own feastgear.
Come One Come All!!!
All members of the populace are invited to participate, either as
an artisan showing pieces, or as someone who wishes to view the
displays and speak with artisans. Appropriate displays include all
forms of Arts & Sciences studied in the SCA, including (but not
limited to) calligraphy and illumination, furniture, heraldic
display, clothing and accessories, armor, metalwork and casting,
leatherwork, lace work, embroidery, beadwork, ceramic arts, glasswork,
cooking, brewing and medieval style performing arts. Artisans who
have documentation for their pieces are encouraged to bring the
documentation so it may be included in their display. This is the
perfect medium for artisans to display their works and get to
discuss their passion for their art form with the Laurels, Crowns
and populace from all over the Known World.
Auction for the Gryphon Travel Fund!
of secrets in be auctioned. Bids start at $1.00, winners announced
at the end of court.
Highlander Cowl Class with Viscountess Janet
Here you can learn how to make the Outlander inspired “cowl” that
Claire wears. This is modernly called and infinity scarf. We will
make a crochet version with ribs or basket weave pattern. You can
complete this project in two hours. Supplies will be sold in the
class for $15.00 however if you would like to bring your own you
will need the big blue number 15 crochet hook and two balls of Lion
Brand Heartland or some other number 4 weight yarn.
Time: 10am-12pm Class limit: unlimited
Non-Ferrous Metalworking with
Minimal Tools ~ OR ~ How to craft decorative metal items without
heat, acid, or breaking the bank with Lady Aeowyn rindill
About: Learn basic methods to shape and connect metal without heat.
This 2-hour class will focus on demonstrating construction
principles using as few and as inexpensive tools as possible.
Students will leave with a general knowledge of how to design and
construct a circlet, belt plaques and/or many other types of
decorative items with basic tools and construction methods. Booklet
summarizing tools and lesson will be available in print for $2 to
cover printing costs.
Time: 12p-2p Class limit: 10
Fiber Arts with Rowen SpiritWalker
About: tips and tricks for spinning different fibers such as silk,
flax, nettle and wool, and discussion on preparation of thread for
weaving. For more questions contact
Time: 2p-3p Class Limit: unlimited
How to service and perform maintenance
and simple repairs on sewing machines with Rowen SpiritWalker.
About: Learn various tips and tricks on how to repair your sewing
machine and keep it running smoothly through regular maintenance!
For more questions contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Time: 1p-2p Class limit: unlimited
People will be able to spend the night(s) Friday and Saturday
inside the Auditorium or if the weather cooperates we have reserved
some lawn space for camping/pavilions. The indoor space is also the
event space sleeping gear will need to be at least condensed and
stashed out of the way Saturday morning so that the space is usable
for the event.
For out door camping, space is limited so please contact the Event
Stewart if you would like to camp so we can plan accordingly. There
will also be shower facilities available for an additional fee.
Vouches will cost $5 and be sold at gate.
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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)