What in Samhain / Baronial A Day of Archery


Event Schedule

FRIDAY,  October 10th, 2014

***    Site Opens at 12:00pm   ***




The Lodge will be open noon Friday through noon Sunday.

Anyone wishing to camp will have to go through the park and use a regular campsite.



6:00pm - authourizations and inspections

Dusk - Brag and Boast followed by Holmgang style, winner stays with wounds retained bear pit

Rules of the Friday Holmgang Bear Pit A six-foot diameter circle will be drawn on the ground. If a combatant sets both feet down outside the circle they lose the pass. The victor will retain any wounded limbs in their next fight. Double kills mean both combatants lose the pass and are out of the circle and go to the back of the line. The victor is responsible for telling the marshal of their victory. The fighting will continue as long as people want to continue fighting or until the marshal calls an end for the evening.

Potluck to follow

Troll closes 8:00pm

SATURDAY,  October 11th, 2014

            ***   Troll Opens at 10:00am ~Closes at 5:00pm   ***






10am-12pm open practicing of challenges

Noon break for lunch

12:30pm-2:30 Highland Games Tournement



11am - Authorizations and Inspections, pick up fighting will be available

Noon break for lunch

2:30pm Brag and Boast, followed by winner stays bear pit with wounds retained.

Rules of the Saturday Bear Pit Wins from Friday Night's fighting will contribute to each fighter's tally for Saturday. Unlike Friday, their will not be a circle to fight in but list boundaries will be established for safety of the spectators. The victor stays bear pit format will continue with the victor retaining any wounded limbs and double kills treated as a loss for both and will go to the end of the line. As with Friday night, the victor will be responsible for informing the marshal of their victory. Fighting will continue until everyone's had enough or until 4pm strikes. Pauses in the fighting may be called at the marshal's discretion.

Prizes will be awarded to fighter with the most wins both days, and for the person deemed to have embraced the spirit of the contest the most either through bold speech for the Brag and Boast, during the tournament in calling out their victories, and their bearing on and off the field. The winner shall be determined by the marshal and several designated advisors (who may or may not be known to the contestants... The Kingdom Chronicler's spy network is vast and diverse.)

4pm List closes



10-11 Flame Worked Beads - Lady Thomasette de Harfleur

11-12 Intro to Tablet Weaving - THL Eva vanOldebrook

11-12 Dyeing - Lady Morgan Wynn

12-1 Body Art in Period - Lady Gianna

12-1 Beaded Flowers - Lady Katerine of Nordheim

1-2 Paper Quilling - Lady Annalyse Oakhallow

1-2 How to make a Tarpus - Lady Melike

2-3 Effective Demos - Lady Soffeke Stoteroggen

2-3 Herbalism - Sabina Chastelosen




Bring your best Cordial, Wine, Beer, or Mead

Judging to be done at 4pm



Range opens at 10:00

Closes at 3:00




Starts at 11:00

Will be firing into woods so bring arrows with brightly colored fletchings or arrows that if lost won't be cried over. Tournament will have a prize to be carried until the tournament next year.

Ends at 3:30



Childrens Archery Class 10:00am

Taught by Lord Thos Sylvester. Parent or approved guardian must be present with youth archer.

Childrens Range open at 10:30 am.

Parent or approved guardian must be present with youth archer at all times. Exceptions may be given to older, experianced youth archers at the Marshal's discression.

Range Open at 10:30am

CLASSES 11:00 to 3:30

Classes to be listed soon.

If you are interested in teaching a class please contact Baroness GenRose


Royal Rounds: 2:30 to 3:30

Tourney at 3:30.

Tourney will have some fun shoots planned and three prizes.

Range Closes Approx 4:30pm

Archery MIT's are welcome and encouraged to come and help on the lines to obtain the signatures they are needing. Marshals are needed to help run the lines. If interested please contact Baroness GenRose at: proehre@gmail.com.

Their Excellencies Court at 5:00pm
Feast to follow


   SUNDAY,  October 13th, 2013

*******Site Closes at 12:00pm*******


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