Springfest

 

Event Steward: Lord Ramon de Leon

Hosted By Device of Wastekeep

The Barony of Wastekeep (Tri-Cities, WA)

Event Summary:

Date: May 31 , 2019 until June, 2 2019
Site opens at: 12:00 AM on May 31th 2019
Site closes at: 11:59 PM on June 2th 2019

Event site:
Gordon Brothers Winery
671 Levey Rd Pasco, WA 99301

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This is a Level 2 event.

Their Excellencies Þorkell Palsson, Baron of Wastekeep and Guðrun Sæbjarnarsdottir, Baroness of Wastekeep invite you to attend Wastekeep’s 40th Anniversary and Springfest event to vie for the honor of being their Champions.


This year at Springfest, Saturday will hold a grand Day of Tournament! Each contestant i the three martial championships (Rapier Combat, Target Archery and Armored Combat) will be presented before their Excellencies in a processional. Points will be awarded to contestants for bringing a personal banner to be displayed during the processional and around the eric. At opening court, each member of the populous will be given ribbons for Chivalry, Prowess and Entertainment to award to the contestants of their choice, so watch the contest closely and tie the ribbon to their banner pole once you see a deserving action! Throughout the day combatants will have the opportunity to participate in a handful of tournaments ranging from quick single elimination, weapons style specific tournaments, to a longer, open to all weapons tourney, to grand melees! At midday, the fighting will pause so that the populous can view the skill of the barony’s archers in a heralded archery tournament!

Spectators are encouraged to come and lounge in the shade of the pavilions around the eric while cheering for your favored contestants.  Come share food and drink with friends, old and new, while you watch the tourneys, play a game, or just relax in the shade.

We encourage any visiting Barons / Baronesses to bring three favors in their colors to bestow upon the entrants of their choice for bonus points.


We will wind down the evening with dancing on the eric. Even if you are not up to dancing, please join us on the eric and bring a snack or desert to share as we continue to enjoy the company of friends.

In addition to the battles for champions, prizes will be on the line for best of pagentry / SCA spirit. Prizes going not only to those competing for championships, but also one to the populace. So bring your banner and other decor, make the judges feel like they are stepping back in time.

Those competing in all categories are encouraged to bring a shield board. Supplies will be available at site to make some. Any appropriate shield board is acceptable. Approximate dimensions 4in x 3.75, with hole in top and bottom for hanging.


Classes / times will be posted at site. Anyone interested in teaching a class please contact His Grace, Styrkarr Jarlskald at wastekeep.artsnsci@antir.org

Largess contest: Only 2 items to enter, can enter multiple times.For each entry you will receive an extra token to bestow upon the person / fighter you feel showing best SCA spirit, pagentry.

We are proud of our wonderful barony and thankful to those who have given their time and knowledge i helping us reach our 40th year. Our Gretebooks will be available to view, and also a board for posting any of your favorite pictures from the barony’s past you would like to share.


We are looking forward to celebrating with all who can attend.



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Registration Information

Our team is here to help!

For help with: Contact E-mail
Land Requests Her Excellency Gudrun, Baroness of Wastekeep aisling23@gmail.com
RV Space Master Ulrik grimwolf@hotmail.com
Classes Duke Styrkarr wastekeep.artsnsci@antir.org
Merchants Honorable Lady Ciosa cck6204@charter.net
General Information Lord Ramon or
Honorable Lady Ciosa
pmckeen@gmail.com or
cck6204@charter.net

 

Site Fees

Checks payable to “Barony of Wastekeep SCA”

Fee Type Cost*
Normal Admission $20
Youth Free
*SCA Members will receive a $5 member discount off the cost listed above.

Event Schedule

Friday – May 31st

Time Activity Location
3:00 PM Site Opens Gate

Saturday – June 1st

Time Activity Location
8:00 AM Morning Cry
10:00 AM Opening Court/Processional Baronial Pavilion
10:30 AM YAC Tourney Eric
10:30 AM Armor Inspections (Rapier and Armored) Eric
11:00 AM Sword and Buckler Tourney (Armored) Eric
11:30 AM Rapier Eric
12:00 PM Armored and Rapier Tourneys Eric
2:00 PM Gate Closes Gate
2:00 PM Archery Championship Archery range
3:00 PM Greatsword Tourney (Armored) Eric
3:30 PM Rapier Eric
5:00 PM Court Baronial Pavilion
6:00 PM Free for Dinner
8:00 PM Ball/Party Eric

Sunday – June 2nd

Time Activity Location
10:00 AM Youth Rapier Demo Eric
1:00 PM Site Closes

*Schedule subject to change. Locations TBD.

Tournament Information

Championships to be determined at event:
Heavy
Rapier
Target Archery
Defenestrator
Youth Armor Combat
Youth Archery


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