Unto the most noble Kingdom of Aethelmearc does the Barony of Delftwood send this warning! Keep your eyes open, and your arrows true, for on the weekend of September 2-5, 2011. Delftwood will be hosting its annual Shoote in the Wyldwoode, at the Wildwood Archery Center, 5740 Fikes Rd, Elbridge, NY 13060.
The site opens at 5pm Friday, September 2, 2011, and closes at noon on Monday, September 5, 2011. There will be open archery (when a marshal is available), archery competitions, including the 7 Pearls Archery Tournament and the traditional monster shoot for the younger crowd .There will be thrown weapons competitions. There will be a heavy weapons tourney. There will be an arts & sciences challenge with a theme of Archery. Our Baronial Champions in Archery, Thrown Weapons, and Heavy Fighting will be chosen for the coming year!
The Autocrat for this event is Baron Artemius Andreas Magnus firstname.lastname@example.org. Merchants are welcome. There are no additional fees for merchants other than the applicable site fees and non-member surcharges for all individuals of the merchant parties, except of course for the kids that are charged the discount rate. Anyone merchanting will need to bring your own tables, chairs and tents. Merchants will only be allowed to set up after they have checked in at troll on Saturday morning and have a valid NY state tax id. Please contact Baron Artemius ahead of time for space planning.
Breakfast and dinner will be available from the staff at Wildwood both Saturday and Sunday. Breakfast will be $4 each day, Saturday evening will be a chicken BBQ for $9. Sunday evening will be all you can eat pasta for $9. Reservations are needed for these meals. Reserve by August 28th if you plan on purchasing meals and which meals you would like. Payment for the meals will be made to the Wildwood staff on arrival. The staff will also present a cash lunch both days. Wildwood holds a beer/wine permit. No other alcoholic beverages may be brought onto the premises. Beer and wine must be purchased at their bar.
The adult fees for this event are $10 for the weekend. A $5 non-member surcharge will be collected at the door, so please bring proof of membership. The fee for children aged 14 and under is $5. Children 5 and under may attend free of charge. Please send reservations for the Event to: SCA, Inc. - Barony of Delftwood, P.O. Box 6694, Syracuse, NY 13217. Make checks payable to SCA, Inc. - Barony of Delftwood.
Save the date and hone your skills as the gauntlet has been thrown!
For all points North, South and East find your best way to Route 690 West out of Syracuse for about 3 miles. Take RT 695 (695 after about a mile will fork, stay to the Right), stay on the 695 to the end, Exit 6 (a veer to the right) towards Auburn. Merge onto RT 5 west (right) towards Auburn. Stay on RT 5 for approximately 4 mile. Make a right onto Fikes Rd. and the site is less than a half mile on the right.
All points West, take I90 to the Auburn/Weedsport, exit 40, and turn right onto 34 towards Weedsport. Turn left onto 31B and take it to the end. At the end of 31B you want to turn left onto RT 5 towards Elbridge. Take 5 through Elbridge and keep your eyes out for the Ford dealership on the left. Fikes Rd will be just after the dealership on the left. The sight is less than a half mile on the right.