[ART] October Crown Tournament

The Barony of One Thousand Eyes has the distinct honor and pleasure of inviting one and all to attend Their Majesties' Fall Crown Tournament to determine the heirs to the Griffin Thrones. Come enjoy the pageantry of the day and view the contest for the right to wear the Crowns of Artemisia.

This will be a camping event. Site opens Friday, September 30 at 2:00pm and is closed Sunday, October 2 at 12:00 noon. For people not wishing to camp, a variety of hotels have been contacted and are willing to give a discount to people mentioning they are members of the SCA during this event. A list of participating hotels may be acquired by contacting the Event Steward.

There will be a Kingdom Bard Competition held during feast, a Tournament of Roses for all fighters both heavy and rapier, and a sponsored rapier tournament held on Saturday October 1st. The sponsored rapier tournament shall be a fundraiser for the Kingdom Travel Fund as the combatants will be auctioned/sponsored at the start of the tournament.

No animals are allowed, service animals will be allowed only with prior approval from the Event Steward.

Merchants are welcome and encouraged to attend, and can coordinate space by contacting the Event Steward.

Site Fee: $8 per person, +$5 non-member fee. $5 for children ages 6 to 15, children 5 and under are free.

The Site is Wet.

Saturday evening Feast: $7 per person. There will be a cap of 60 people allowed to take part in the Saturday evening feast. Dinner menu: Cheese dip & bruschetta with bread slices for appetizer, main course will be roast chicken, grilled butternut squash, couscous, and wilted spinach salad. Bring your feast gear!

Kingdom Fundraiser: A luncheon will be available at the site on Saturday for $4 per person. Chili, chicken noodle, sausage potato soup, and bread will comprise the menu.

Site name and location: Mink Creek Group Site Campground, Caribou-Targhee National Forest, Idaho, located 12 miles south of Pocatello, Idaho. The road to the campground is paved. The campground has limited shade.

Directions to Site:

Take exit 63 off I-15, south of Pocatello. Follow the white on brown "Mink Creek Recreation Area" signs to Bannock Highway (Two miles), turn south (left) up Mink Creek Canyon. Go 7 miles south on Bannock highway (past Bannock Guard Station) to Mink Creek Group Site Campground. There will be signs.

Crown Tournament format: Pool fighting shall be weapon of choice, no restrictions.
Weapons for Quarter, Semi, and Final Rounds will be chosen as follows:
First round Junior ranked fighter
Second round Senior ranked fighter
Third round Junior ranked fighter

Weapons options are:

7' Spear
9' Spear
Great Sword
Bastard Sword
Dane Axe
War Hammer
Great Mace
Mace and Shield
Axe and Shield
Sword and Shield
Single Sword
Sword and Dagger
Sword and Buckler
Sword and Axe

At this time it is his Highness' decision that Madu and Florentine (two swords) will not be accepted in the Quarter, Semi, and Final rounds.

If you have any questions please contact the Event Steward Rhys Ap Cynan by email: dan.reese@live.com