The Shire of Thornwold (Bellingham – Whatcom County, WA )
Date: May 1 , 2015 until May, 3 2015
Site opens at: 12:00 AM on May 1th 2015
Site closes at: 12:00 AM on May 3th 2015
Deming Logging Faclties
3295 Cedarville Rd
Deming, WA 98226
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The Shire of Thornwoode
Welcomes you to:
we’ve got a new name, but it’s the same great
Join us for the
traditional Heavy Fighting Holmgang!
Rapier, Archery, and
YAC will also feature Holmgang variations!
We will have A&S
and Bardic Competitions!
Compete to be the
first Champion of the Shire Formally Known as Shittimwoode and soon
to be Known as Thornwood!
Fame, Glory and
Prizes await you!
Weekend $15 Day $10
Weekend $10 Day $5
12 and under
Gate Opens for Merchants
3pm Gate Opens for
Fireside Social at the New BBQ Building.
Range Opens / Pick up Supplies for Iron Needle / Public Demo Area
Opens / Childrens Scavenger Hunt Begins
10:30 Heavy Lists
11:30 Heavy Armor
12:00 Heavy Holmgang
Tourney / Silent Auction Opens!
12:30 Rapier Lists
Open / YAC Lists and Armor Inspection Begin
1:00 YAC Tourney
1:30 Rapier Armor
2:00 Rapier Holmgang
Begins / A&S Entries must be turned in to the new BBQ
4:00 Public Demo
Area Closes /Silent Auction Closes!
5:00 Feast Hall
Opens / Iron Needle Must Be Turned In
Sundown: Fireside Social at the New BBQ Building.
Gate Opens / Pancake Breakfast
tourney sign up opens
11:00 If enough
people have shown up for Sunday Tourneys, Tourneys will begin.
Otherwise fields are open for pickups
3:00 Be off site
Championship Holmgang: The Shire’s
Premier Event. This will be ran in two 30 min sections with a 10
min break between.
Holmgang: This year we are
pleased to have Rapier in a Holmgang inspired Tourney! From our
Rapier Marshal HL Luaithrenn the Falconer’s Wife: “Rapier
Championship, Hold the Field tourney (Holmgang
Depending on the
number of entrants, we will have one or two fights going on at a
time. Any combination of authorized weapons is permitted.
Fighters do not need to match weapons with their opponent.
The winning fighter remains on the field to face the next
combatant, while the losing fighter reports the result to the
lists. Winners are not required to keep wounds from fight to
fight, but may not remain in the eric for longer than 5 fights in a
row. The tournament will be won by the fighter with the most
wins. (As the event is an outdoor event, falling down when
dead is at the discretion of the
Championship: TBA Bring your bow
and arrows and be prepared for a surprise! Our Archery Marshal has
an amazing day planned for you!
Tourney: This year we are
asking participants to make an item with the theme of Rabbits! Only
one page of quick documentation is needed, something that describes
what the item is, how it relates to the themes and an overvire of
your insperation and research. Items will be judged by our current
A&S champion and a Laurel.
Championship: We will have a
Holmgang style tourney for the YAC fighters, and the most
Victorious Dragon division fighter will be our new
Bardic & Thrown Weapons
Champions: Will be determined
at Warren War this summer!
We are going
to have some AWESOME prizes to win this year at
Heavy: Custom Shield
by Sir Ulfgar
made by Robin and Aedla
YAC: Stick of
Rattan, Leather Journal
Row: We will have many
wonderful merchants at Eddies this year! Interested in merchanting?
It’s not too late! Please contact: Jann Kaupmaorsdottir
(email@example.com) to merchant at our
Auction: Peruse our tent full
of goodies! Books, garb and wonders from the Known World will be
yours to have, if you are the final bidder! All items must be paid
for by 5pm or they will go to the next highest
We are pleased to have Maesta Fiamma heading our feast this
year!Pay at the gate $12!
Desert Auction: It’s back! After
the feast we will auction off yummy deserts! Please bring something
to help riase funds. We ask that you bring no more than 2 desserts,
Here is the Menu planned
for the Feast at Sir Eddies. Subject to change according to
availability of ingredients and cooks whim. Please direct any
questions to Maestra Fiamma at firstname.lastname@example.org
French Ioutes (peas and
Chicken Breasts in Orange
Chicken Thighs in Almond
Roast Pork Loin
Remember, “Period Food is
To assure Feast
reservations, please contact Maestra Fiamma at email@example.com,
with the name of each person in your party.
Payment will be
accepted at gate.
We are also looking for
some prep work to be done! Our Cook needs help preparing for the
feast! All skills accepted! Come learn from the best!! Help make
our feast amazing!
Provided by: Daniells Back East BBQ From
Demo Area: We are pleased to
invite the public to our event and have a demo area set up for
them, and anyone else new to the SCA or wanting to learn a new
skill. The area will run from 10-4. There will be Medival Games,
SCA 101, a childrens Scavenger Hunt, and many more things to
Breakfast: House Rawicz is
pleased to serve you breakfast at Eddies! By donation only, they
will have Pancakes, Sausage, Eggs, Oj, Coffee and Tea. No need to
worry about cooking, they have you covered! Procedes will be split
between the Shire and the Tir Righ Travel Fund.