There will be many opportunities for grand entertainment, revelry making and of course – tests of skill and valor! Lots of activities for everyone with a schedule that will allow you to participate in as many as you’d like.
Jägermeister - Our heavy list will consist of a double- elimination single sword tourney.
Händwerksmeister - A&S Competition, no theme required, documentation appreciated. This will be a judged competition.
Blitzmeister – Our light weapons list will be run by Don Iago Cabrera de Cadiz and he has promised a fun and unusual tournament. So come prepared for anything!!!
Archery Competition - For the first time the Shire of Ffynnon Gath will hold a competition to declare an Archery Champion!
Bräumeister- Bring your finest home brewed beers, meads, wines, ales, stouts, and lagers to be judged by our panel.
There will also be a class conducted by Sir Kenneth on Combat Archery. There is a sign up deadline of September 5th for the class. Please email the autocrat to sign up. The class will focus on ammo construction, armor standards, and combat rules. The class is designed for those are interested in learning combat archery and will help them on the way to the next step, to become authorized. Most supplies will be available, but if you have extra please feel free to bring it.
Site opens on Friday, September 12th at 5 P.M., gate will close at 2:00 A.M. and re-open on Saturday at 7:00 A.M. Gate will be moved from the entrance to the covered pavilion on site at 4:00 P.M. Saturday. Gate closes at noon on Sunday, September the 14th.
8:00 A.M. Armor inspection starts for Light Weapons
9:00 A.M. Light Weapons Tournament starts
11:00 A.M. The Saracen Blade tavern opens for lunch
12:00 P.M. Sir Kenneth’s class on Combat Archery
1:00 P.M. The Target Archery Competition will start Arts & Sciences competition will start / Silent Auction will open for bidding.
3:00 P.M. Heavy Weapons Armor Inspection starts
4:00 P.M. The Heavy Weapons Tournament will start
6:00 P.M. The Saracen Blade Tavern will open for dinner / Judging for the Arts & Sciences will start / The Brewing Competition will start
7:00 P.M. Court will start
Other activities planned; Bardic competition if time allows, dancing and drumming and general revelry!!!
Merchants encouraged and welcomed. No merchant fee, any merchant may donate a prize in lieu of site fee, just email autocrat in advance!
The site is the
Seguin Outdoor Learning Center
1865 US Highway 90 East
Seguin, Texas 78155
***NOTE!*** This is not the site we have used in the past, so be sure to follow the directions.
From San Antonio: Take IH 10 east to Seguin. Take exit #610 (Hwy 123 Bypass) and go south (right). Drive south on Hwy 123 until you reach the stoplight at Hwy 90 E (Kingsbury Street). Turn east (left) on Hwy 90 and drive 1/2 mile. Immediately after crossing the Geronimo Creek bridge, you will see the entrance to the SOLC on the right.
From San Marcos/Austin: From IH 35 take exit #204A (Hwy 123 to Seguin) and go south. Drive approx. 16 miles south to the Highway 123 Bypass/Business split. VEER LEFT to Stockdale (Hwy 123 bypass, NOT Hwy 123 Business). Pass under IH 10 and drive 1 mile until you reach the stoplight at Hwy 90 E (Kingsbury Street). Turn east (left) on Hwy 90 and drive 1/2 mile. Immediately after crossing the Geronimo Creek bridge, you will see the entrance to the SOLC on the right.
From Houston: Take IH 10 west to Seguin. Take exit #612 (Hwy 90). Follow the exit ramp to the STOP sign. Turn left on Hwy 90 and go 1 mile. The SOLC is on the left immediately before Geronimo Creek.
Site Fee is $10.00, Children (ages 6-12) $5.00, Children (5 and under) Free, $30.00 Family Cap. A $3.00 non-member surcharge applies to anyone without proof of membership. Make checks payable to SCA Inc., Shire of Ffynnon Gath.
Site opens 5pm Friday, closes 12pm Sunday.
Minors must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. They may also attend with a 21-year or older adult with a signed and notarized Minor Event Waiver Form from the parents.
Site is WET, please use period containers only and no glass containers what so ever. No pets allowed, service animals only. There may be a fire ban in place, details will be offered at the gate on arrival but please be prepared!
Ld. Robert de Bray
Shire of Ffynnon Gath (Seguin, Texas)