Baroness’s War


Event Steward: THL Ekaterina Kazimirova

Hosted By Device of Vulcanfeldt
The Barony of Vulcanfeldt (Yakima County, WA)

Event Summary:

Date: April 5 , 2019 until April, 7 2019
Site opens at: 12:00 AM on April 5th 2019
Site closes at: 11:59 PM on April 7th 2019

Event site:
City of Grandview Parks and Recreation Center
812 Wallace Way Grandview, WA 98930

Click here for more information about this location such as site amenities, rules, and restrictions.

Unto the Populace of the Great An Tir does the Barony of Vulcanfeldt send its greetings!

Spring is here, and with it comes Baroness’ War! Come and earn war points in many different categories and choose which side you fight for. There will be heavy fighting, rapier, cut & thrust (new this year), target archery, field archery, thrown weapons, equestrian, and siege cooking competitions for you to use your skills at. There will also be jousting! This year, we are starting a new competition, Team Scribal Challenge! Please watch for more details on this new 4 person event that will require each team to create an original scroll in just one day!

We are at a new site this year, the Grandview Country Park located at 812 Wallace Way, Grandview, WA. This is a lovely park with lots of space, trees, toys for kids, and indoor meeting spaces. The site is located within Grandview city limits, so there is a quiet time of 10:30 PM, and it is VERY DISCREETLY WET – within your own encampment, in a period container please.

Their Royal Majesties will be in attendance this year, and we look forward to the honor of hosting them at our event! With Their Presence, there will be an opportunity for peerage meetings, so please be sure and check with your Order if you are required to attend as we would hate for you to miss out!


This event includes the following activities and/or services:
Royal Presence - King
Royal Presence - Queen

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Site Fees

Fee Type Cost*
Adults (18 & Up) $20
Day Trip Only $15
Children (17 & Under with paid Adult) Free
*SCA Members will receive a $5 member discount off the cost listed above.

Event Schedule

Time Activity Location
Friday, April 5th – Noon Gate Opens!  
10:30 PM Quiet Time  
Midnight Gate Closes for the night  
Saturday, April 6th – 8 AM Gate Re-opens Main Entrance
9 AM – 10 AM Armour Inspection War Field
9 AM Archery Target Shoot Begins (Suspends for Court) Archery Range
10 AM Opening Court Vulcanfeldt Baronial Pavilion
11 AM War Begins! War Field
  A & S Competition Begins TBD
  Scribal Team Competition Begins TBD
  Equestrian Competition Begins Arena
Noon Siege Cooking Competition Begins! TBD
  Classes Begin – schedule to be determined TBD
2 PM – 3 PM Thrown Weapons Competition Thrown Weapons Range
2:30 PM – 3:30 PM Baroness’ Tea Vulcanfeldt Baronial Pavilion
3 PM – 4 PM Cut & Thrust Competition TBD
3:30 PM – 4:30PM Unicorn Tea Amphitheatre
4 PM Field Archery Competition Archery Range
5 PM Evening Court Vulcanfeldt Baronial Pavilion
6 PM Potluck Feast in honor of Their Royal Majesties 4-H Display Barn (Main Hall)
7:30 PM – 10 PM Bardic Gathering Vulcanfeldt Baronial Pavilion
8 PM – 9 PM Vulcanfeldt Bardic Championship Vulcanfeldt Baronial Pavilion
10:30 PM Quiet Time  
Sunday, April 7th    
9 AM Court for Tournament of Champions War Field
  Armour Inspection immediately following  
9:30 AM YAC Tournament TBD
10 AM

Tournament of Champions Begins and will proceed in the following order:

  • Heavy
  • Rapier
  • Cut & Thrust
  • Archery
  • Thrown Weapons
War Field & Archery/Thrown Ranges respectively
1 PM Closing Court Vulcanfeldt Baronial Pavilion
3 PM Site Closes Thank you for attending!!

Meal Information

Saturday evening their will be a potluck feast in the main hall (4-H Display Barn) in honor of Their Royal Majesties. Please bring a dish that will generously serve at least 10 people, in accordance with the list below and your mundane last name:

A-H Please bring a main dish          I-P Please bring a side dish or salad         Q-Z Please bring a dessert

The feast is scheduled for 6 PM, but this of course is dependent upon when evening Court has finished.

Registration Information

Land Reservations including RV space, Eric Space and General Camping, please contact our Land Steward, Theron, at moc.liamtoh@32namremmilg

Please note that Eric Space is reserved for Baronial Pavilions first.

RV spots do not have hook-ups

General camping reservations will be clearly marked within the camping area. After that, it is find your own spot! Get your reservations in fast!

Tournament Information

As usual, on Sunday, each Baroness will choose two combatants to be their champions in each of the following fields: Heavy, Rapier, Cut & Thrust, Archery & Thrown Weapons. Each combatant will then vie for their Baroness in the Tournament of Champions. Tournaments will begin following Court and Armour Inspection. Please see site copy or your Baroness for more details!

Youth and Family Activities

Once again, Her Excellency, Baroness Kara will be hosting the Unicorn Tea for the children who come to the event. Please see site copy for full information!

Volunteer Information

We are always grateful for our volunteers! This year we will be offering war points in relation to hours volunteered. The Barony with the largest number of hours volunteered will receive additional War Points! Do your part to win the War for your Baroness!

Work at Gate, Water bear, teach a class, run some YAFA activities, and any other ways to volunteer you can think of! Be sure to pick up a volunteer card at Gate to track your hours!

Merchant Information

The following Merchants will be at War this year:

Awkward Ferret

Burnt Village Wares

Fa’el’s Forge

Norse Gypsy Forge

Red Wolf Limited

Wolf Song Wares

If you are interested in Merchanting, please contact our Merchant Steward , Lady Lucia Robertsdottir at moc.liamg@ymmomrepah!

Classes Offered

We are still looking for teachers! Do you have a skill you would like to share? Contact our Class Coordinator, Mistress Fiona at moc.oohay@deranoifanoif to sign up!

YAFA Scribal – Calligraphy Class for Youth Taught by Baroness Kara Bjornsdottir – Time & Place to be determined

This page was last updated: March 5, 2019