100 Minutes of Ragnarok (100 minutes war)

The coming of the Winter Wolf heralds the arrival of 100 minutes of Ragnarok. Please join The Shire Of Rusted Woodlands as we open up the Halls of Valhalla for a Day of Fighting, Fencing, and Feasting.

Rusted Woodlands will be hosting its annual 100 minutes war on Nov. 13th at The Sussex County Fairgrounds in Augusta, New Jersey. The site will open at 9 AM and close at 9 PM, Those of you who remain after that time will be enlisted for clean up.

Fighters make ready to face your opponents of the field of Honor. Armor inspection will begin at 11:00; at 12:30, the traditional Atlantian speed tournament will be held to decide the Generals for the day. Fighting will commence immediately following the choosing of sides. Then arm thyselves and make ready for 100 minutes of Ragnarok!!! This year's battle will feature three Viking long ships (60x25) lashed together for a Viking Boat Battle. All combat will take place on their decks. All questions regarding heavy weapons fighting should be directed to Lord Otto Mueller (Bourbon82@yahoo.com).

Fencers arm thy selves and prepare for battle… Inspection will begin at 10:00 followed by a tournament (format yet to be determined) at 12:00.. All questions regarding Fencing should be addressed to Lord Santiago de Montoya (arkburn@hotmail.com).

Then prepare yourself as some of our fiercest warriors take the field. Youth Fighting will commence with armor inspection at 10:30. Followed by a Melee tournament at 11:30. All questions regarding Youth Fighting should be addressed to Lady Alexia Reid (AlexiaReid@aol.com)

String your bows and sharpen your axes, There will be Archery and thrown weapons for you to show or sharpen you skill…

Those of you who wish to partake in the gentler arts, please bring examples of your work, either complete or in progress, for an exhibition of Arts and Sciences.

Embroiderers! Come one and all to 100 Minutes War, where there will be held a day of friendly competition and display of beautiful needlework, hosted by the East Kingdom embroiderer's guild, the Keepers of Athena's Thimble. The competition is open to all artisans of all experience levels. The categories of competition are: Applique, Blackwork, Canvaswork, Counted Thread, Couching and Laidwork, Free embroidery, Lacis, Metal thread (period techniques), Needlelace, Openwork, Padded work, and Smocking. For more information, contact the guildmistress, Mistress Gabrielle d'Outre Mer (Allison263@aol.com) or visit the Thimble web site at http://www.athenasthimble.com/.

And what would Ragnarok be without Brew? Bring your best! There will be a Brewing competition. Some of the judges may be members of that inebriated Order, the Brotherhood of Saint Pyr.

Those of you are gifted in the art of entertainment: we would request that you perform for the populace. If you wish to show off your skills please contact Lady Erlan Nordenskald (erlannordenskald@yahoo.com).

Please note that a Toys for Tots collection will be taken. Please bring a new, unwrapped toy if you wish to participate. A Collection box will be located in the feast hall.

Merchants are always welcome, and as usual there is no additional fee for merchanting. Please contact Lord Joseph D'Aremead (yergencook@hotmail.com) to ensure we have room for you. We cannot guarantee space if you do not inform us that you are coming.

A succulent dayboard will be provided by Lady Isabeau D'Orleans (lady_lark_azure@yahoo.com) followed by a Feast fit for a Viking Horde prepared by Perote Campbell. Please contact the autocrat with any dietary concerns.

Eat, Drink, Be Merry - For the End is Near!!!


From NYC and Eastern NJ

Take Interstate 80 West to (Exit 34B) Route 15 North, Follow 15 until it joins Route 206 just beyond Lafayette, New Jersey. Proceed North for one mile to Plains Road, turn right at the light, and The Sussex County Fairgrounds will be on the right one-mile down the road.

From Northern PA

Take Interstate 84 East or 209 North to Milford, PA. Cross at the Milford Bridge to Route 206 South. Proceed South past Branchville, New Jersey to Plains Road. Turn left at the light and The Sussex County Fairgrounds will be on the right just one mile down the road!

From Western NJ

Take Route 206 North past Newton, New Jersey and Ross' Corner (intersection of Route 15 - Route 206 makes a left) to Augusta. Turn right at the light for Plains Road and The Sussex County Fairgrounds will be on the right just one mile down the road!

Alternate route from Newton. Turn left on Route 519 North right after the square in Newton. Follow 519 past 3 traffic lights. Where 519 makes a sharp left, go straight onto Augusta Hill Road. Continue straight across Route 206 (traffic light) onto Plains Road. The fairgrounds will be on the right one-mile down the road.

From Southeastern NJ

Take the Garden State Parkway North to Interstate 287 North / Route 440 West. Follow 287 to Interstate 80. Proceed West to Exit 34B and Route 15 North. Follow Route 15 until it joins Route 206 just beyond Lafayette, New Jersey. Continue North on Route 206 for one mile and turn right at the light onto Plains Road. One mile down the road you will find The Sussex County Fairgrounds.

From Southern NY State & New England

Take Interstate 84 West to Exit 3 taking Route 6 West. Follow Route 6 to the village of Slate Hill. Turn left on Route 284 south and follow to the end at the traffic light in Sussex NJ. Turn right onto Route 23 North. Follow Route 23 around gas station and going straight at the traffic light (do not follow Route 23 to the right) by High Point Chevrolet. Follow Loomis Avenue (Route 649) past the Sussex Airport and straight through the traffic light onto Route 565. Continue about 3.5 miles looking for signs to the right for the Sussex County Fairgrounds at Plains Road. Follow Plains Road about 3.5 miles to the fairgrounds on the left.

Event Website: http://rustedwoodlands.eastkingdom.org/100minutes.html

At-a-Glance Event Information

Site: Sussex County Fairgrounds
Plains Road
Augusta, NJ 07822

Site Opens: 9:00 AM
Site Closes: 9:00 PM

Event Fees:

Site: Fare for the Day
$10.00 adult
$5.00 children (12 and under)

* In accordance with SCA law a $3 fee will be charged to non-members!
Feast: $10.00 per person
Babies in arms are Free

Please note the only reservation is a PAID reservation!

Send Reservations to:
Lady Eibhlin inghean ui Choileain (mka Toni Totten)
166 Main Street
East Rutherford, New Jersey 07073
E-mail : ttotten@humed.com

For any questions or for more information contact the Autocrats:

Lord Eiríkr Úlfgeirsson (MKA Gerry Lee) (973)-764-1590 or gerryl@warwick.net


Lord Konner MacPherson (MKA Larry Edwards) (973)-340-9318 or Konner@optonline.net

Other Contact Information:

Merchants please contact Lord Joseph D'Aremead (yergencook@hotmail.com) so we can make sure there's room for you and all your fine goods!

Make Checks Payable to: SCA Inc. Shire of Rusted Woodlands