[GLE] Forest Maiden V

A call goes out for all noble fighters to take part in a Heroic Tourney and vie to claim for their consort the title of "Forest Maiden".

April 24, 25, 26, 2009
Site opens at 5 pm Friday and closes at 11am Sunday.

2185 Campfire Road
Lake Charles LA. 70611

From I-10, take Hwy 171 North to Hwy 378, Theriot Rd. Turn East and follow SCA signs to Campfire Road, turn right, watch for SCA signs.

It has been decreed that there shall be combat. Combat Archery, Youth Combat, and both Heavy and Rapier Combat. This year the Forest Maiden will be sought beneath huge cedars, palms and stripes of desert tents. The smell of spices and a Middle Eastern feast waft through the air. Bards will tell us of this place and samples of the Arts & Sciences will be on view. The Forest Maiden Tourney will be heavy weapons, Double Elimination, Best 2 of 3, Alternating Weapons Styles. Each fighter and consort shall present themselves and the fighter's List Tree Shield to the list mistress, proudly display their heraldry and be acknowledged to the assembled Galleries. The consort of the winning fighter will be crowned Forest Maiden.

Arts and Sciences & Bardic: Two Categories: Open and Forest Maiden.
Children's Activities
Contests of skill & cunning.
A Baroness Barbara Quest.
Tales of high adventure in the SCA and a Guessing Game.

Expect a tasty feast with a Middle Eastern flair.

Remembering the people of the desert, there will be drums and belly dancing. It is our wish that many drums be heard.

Traveler’s fare Friday evening, breakfast and a fundraiser lunch.

Site is discretely wet. Proper disposal please.

Merchants Welcome - No Pets

Screened Cabins or Tenting & Feast $20.00 Daytrip & Feast $18 Off-board (no meals included) deduct $4. Non-member adults add $3. Youth 7-12 half price. Children 6 and under are free w/o bed.

No family shall pay a site fee higher than three adult members, as long as children are 15 and under and have memberships. Make checks payable to SCA Inc. Shire of Blackmoor Keep.

Autocrat: Miles de Warewyk miles_of_warwick@yahoo.com

Reservations: Baron Nigel de Rothewelle georgetip1@yahoo.com

Feast Steward: Lord Broddi Raudskegga broddi781@aol.com

Privy Warden Contest was won by Sir Sa'ad ibn Yuself al Hilal