Come one, come all to celebrate the Ides of March at the Corned Beef Bash!
On March 15, 2008 the Barony of Dragonsspine will celebrate the Ides of March with a day of fighting, fencing and revelry at Monument Valley Park in Colorado Springs , CO . The site fee is $5.00. A donation lunch will be offered from noon to 1:00 p.m. This is a DRY, very DRY, no alcohol site.
The site opens at 10:00 a.m. Open court will be at 11:00 a.m.. with the consent of Their Excellencies, Lothar and Lydia, Baron and Baroness of Dragonsspine. Fighting and classes will begin immediately following morning court.
CORNED BEEF BASH
March 15, 2007
Monument Valley Park, Colorado Springs, CO
SITE IS DRY
Barony of Dragonsspine
Site fee $5.00
Donation lunch: Noon to 1:00 p.m.
Autocrat: Tiberius Acilius Brutus
Heavy Fighting: 3 rounds; no death from the back. 5 armored marshals will be watching the combat. If the Marshall does not like a fighter's action the marshal will challenge that fighter. The Marshals will be immortal.
Round 1: single sword.
Round 2: no weapon longer than 6ft, glave or spear.
Round 3: two-handed sword; sword must be 4 to 5 feet in length.
Round 4: will determine the overall winner.
Classes: Master Dane will be teaching the Axe. Duke Albert will be teaching the Single Sword. THL Paul Jamesson of Sutton will be teaching the techniques of fighting a left-handed opponent. John Bowyer will be teaching a bow making class in the afternoon.
Fencing: Pub Brawl: 3 Scenariosor till we run out of "beer".
- Invasion of a thirsty clan
- The reading of the will
- The O'Doyles vs. O'Malleys
A No-Holds Barred Froth and Slosh or Beer Goggle Tourney
The donation lunch is to benefit the winter fighter practice site. Lunch will be corned beef, potatoes and cabbage, in honor of Saint Patrick's Day.
There will be children's games following lunch such as Find the Leprechaun's Gold, wherein children will follow the clues to the pot of gold.
For everyone's amusement, an afternoon green tea party (donation) and best green pun contest will round out the merriment. The closing court will be held at 4 p.m. The site closes at 6 p.m.
From the South:
I-25 to Uintah Street Exit # 143. Turn right onto W.. Uintah Street one block to Glen Avenue and turn right again. Follow Glen Avenue around until you see the parking area on the right before the bridge over Monument Creek. The Site will be south of the parking lot; just follow the paved path to the covered troll booth.
From the North:
I-25 to the Uintah Street exit #143. Turn left onto W. Uintah Street, turn right on Glen Avenue. Follow Glen Avenue around until you see the parking area on the right before the bridge over Monument Creek. The Site will be south of the parking lot; just follow the paved path to the covered troll booth. Location:
Barony of Dragonsspine (Colorado Springs, Colorado)