[ATE] Coronation and Champion's

Join us in a wonderful solar display in the merry month of May, as we bid farewell to our beloved monarch's Phelan and Amirah and watch their heirs Arthur and Gabrielle ascend the throne of all Atenveldt.

On May 7th and 8th a weekend of pageantry and spectacle will take place at the Francisco Grande Resort, 26000 W. Gila Bend Highway Casa Grande, Arizona 85293.  

We will have the ballroom on Saturday and the grassed area on Sunday for tournaments. There will be no feast, but concessions and restaurants are available on site. The restaurant will be offering a dinner special for our event.

Be aware that Sunday is Mother's Day and the resort is doing a buffet instead of normal restaurant service.  Please reserve your space for buffet! Food must be purchased from the resort unless eating in your room. The site is wet but alcohol must be purchased from the resort. Pets are not allowed. Smoking is permitted in designated smoking areas. To get the SCA room rate call the resort at 800-237-4238 or 520-836-6444 and ask for the SCA Coronation rate of $63 per night for the Courtyard rooms and $92 for the Tower. The Warlord tourney is scheduled for Sunday.  

The site opens at 9am on Saturday and closes at 6pm on Sunday.

Site Fees; $10 for adult members 18 an older (add $5 for non-members)   $5 for youth age 10-17 and under 10 are free.   

The site is reached from I-10  (there will be signs to guide you)

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 Steward: Lady Nefratiri Ani Eponis 

Can be reached at: rondoval@msn.com