[ANT] Kingdom A & S/Bardic Championship

The Barony of Dragon’s Laire would like to invite you to join us in beautiful Silverdale WA in the heart of An-Tir for the 2011 Kingdom Arts, Sciences and Bardic competitions on March 11th, 12th and 13th 2011, at the Silverdale Beach Hotel.

The Hotel has 50 single and 50 double rooms (offered at $89.00 and $99.00 respectively) for event attendees. Include Reservation Code # 198146 to get the special rates. Contact number is (360) 698-1000

There are two additional hotels, the Oxford Suites (360) 698-9550, and Oxford Inn (360) 692-7777, within easy walking distance, less than 2 blocks, for overflow attendees.

This site offers many amenities including:

  • A large 44’ x 49’ ballroom for A&S display
  • A 22’ x 49’ populace gathering area and Children’s A&S display
  • A 24’ x 25’ judges room which can be combined with bardic performance area for a 47’ x 25’ area for populace gathering on Friday and Saturday evenings
  • A 23’ x 25’ Bardic performance area
  • Two  12.5’ x 33’ areas for bardic performances
  • Two suites on the second and third floors are available for meeting areas or bardic performances
  • A huge out door paved area with fire pit for outdoor A & S displays and populace gatherings
  • A paved tennis court area for either fight practice or populace gatherings
  • Numerous grassy areas both lawn like and wild, some with mild slopes for a more challenging fight practice
  • The bar/lounge is available for meetings gathering during non-business hours

Silverdale Beach Hotel sits on the shores of Sinclair inlet with half of the rooms having water views.

Hotel catering is willing to provide a “Grab & Go” style breakfast buffet in Saturday and Sunday Morning and lunch buffet on Saturday at reasonable rates (estimate between $12 and $15)

For indoor spaces, small contained open flames such as candles, sterno or electric hot plates are OK.

For outdoor spaces, braziers' with low flames or charcoal are OK.  There is a large fire pit available for evening entertainment as well as standing propane heaters for the court yard area. 

All event activities will be contained at the Silverdale Beach Hotel.

In addition to lodging other nearby amenities include 5+ restaurants, 10+ fast food franchises and numerous local shops. JoAnne Fabrics and Staples are right across the street. Safeway, Albertson’s and Red Apple groceries are within two blocks. Michael’s Crafts, Kitsap Mall and Fed-ex Office/Kinko’s are within six blocks.

Site Info:
Name: Silverdale Beach Hotel
3073 NW Bucklin Hill Rd.
Silverdale, WA 98383

Directions to Site:

From Hood Canal Bridge:
Head SE on Wa-104 E doe 0.8 mi Take first right on WA-3 S for 13.8 mi

From Kingston Ferry Terminal:
Start at Ferry Terminal going toward Washington Blvd NE Make U-Turn at Washington Blvd NE onto NE E 1sr St (WA-104 W) 0.2 mi Bear right to follow WA-104 W for 3.7 mi
Continue on Bond Road NE (WA-307) for 5.3 mi Turn right on WA-305 NE for 0.7 mi Take Ramp onto WA-3 S towards Bremerton for 7.1 mi

From Bainbridge Island Ferry Terminal:
Head west on Olympic Dr SE toward Harborview Dr SE for 0.3 mi Continue onto WA-305 N for 13.3 mi Merge onto WA-3 S for 7.1 mi Take exit 45/Silverdale/E Bremerton for 0.2 mi Turn R onto Waaga Way (WA-303) for 0.2 mi Continue on Kitsap Mall Blvd for 0.9 mi Turn R onto Silverdale Way for .2 mi Turn Left onto NW Bucklin Hill Rd for 0.1 mi Turn Right into Silverdale Beach Hotel

From Olympia:
Take exit 104 to merge onto US-101 N for 17.4 mi Exit onto WA-3 N toward Shelton for 2.8 mi Turn Right onto Pine St for 1.7 mi Continue onto WA-3 N for 58.6 mi

From Tacoma Narrows Bridge:
Head northwest on WA-16 W for 21.1 mi Take WA-3 N ramp towards Bremerton/Poulsbo for 8.8 mi

From Bremerton Ferry Terminal:
Exit ferry onto Washington Ave for 0.1 mi Turn L onto Burwell St for 1.4 mi Turn Right onto Callow Ave for 0.1 mi Turn L onto 6th St for 1.6 mi Turn R onto WA-3 N for 439 mi Take Newberry Hill Rd exit for 0.6 mi Continue on Silverdale Way NW for 1.0 mi Turn R onto NW Bucklin Hill Rd for 0.1 mi Turn Right into Silverdale Beach Hotel