An event of pageantry and spectacle will take place at the Francisco Grande Resort, 26000 W. Gila Bend Highway Casa Grande, Arizona 85293. This is a camping event and camping space may be reserved. Merchants are allowed to set up in the camping area. Fires must be in firepits and fire extinguishers must be present for the firepit and the kitchen area. Water is available and portable potties will be provided
We will have the ballroom on Saturday, please bring your banners and banner stands to decorate the hall. The grass area outside is reserved for Champions' Tournaments on Sunday. The area around the grass is open for overnight camping. Youth activities and an artisans display area are planned. There will be no feast, but concessions and restaurants are available on site. Food must be purchased from the resort unless eating in your campsite or resort room. The site is wet but alcohol must be purchased from the resort or consumed in your tent or room. Leashed pets are allowed and the resort allows pets in the room if kenneled. There is a pet fee. Smoking is permitted in designated smoking areas. To get the SCA room rate call the resort at 520-381-8101 and ask for the SCA Coronation rate of $60 per night for the Courtyard rooms. Do this quickly as the rooms must be reserved as of April 7th to get the SCA rate. The Kings and Queens Champions tourneys are scheduled for Sunday.
The site opens at 9am on Saturday, May 2nd and closes at 6pm on Sunday, May 3rd.
Site Fees: $13 for adults (18 an older) with proof of SCA membership (add $3 for non-members), $4 for youth age 11-17, and under 10 are free.
The site is reached from I-10
From Sky Harbor International Airport:
Head East on East Sky Harbor Boulevard and merge onto AZ - 153 South towards I-10/AZ-143. Merge onto I-10 East via exit number 1A towards Tucson. Stay on I-10 East for 32 miles and exit AZ-387 South (make right at top of ramp) for 9 miles(this is Pinal Avenue). Turn Right (West) onto AZ-84 (Gila Bend Highway). Head West for 5 miles until Resort on right.
Total driving distance is 46 miles and 50 minutes.
From Downtown Phoenix:
Merge onto I-10 East via exit number 1A towards Tucson. Stay on I-10 East for 32 miles and exit AZ-387 South (make right at top of ramp) for 9 miles. Turn Right (West) onto AZ-84 (Gila Bend Highway). Head West for 5 miles until Resort on right.
Total driving distance is 47 miles and 52 minutes.
From Tucson International Airport:
Take I-10 West to Casa Grande exit 194 Florence Blvd. Make a left onto Florence Blvd. Take Florence approx. 10 miles and we are on the right hand side.
Total driving distance is 78 miles and 1 hour 16 minutes.
Event Stewards: Lady Nefratiri Ani Eponis and Lord Correus Dracontius
Both can be reached at: firstname.lastname@example.org