31st Tourney of Ymir

So . . . ewe vant to be a Vyking . . . vell, vell, vell. Have ve got an event for ewe. Come join vit us, de Barony ov Vindmasters' Hill for a heapin' good, patootie freezin' time as ve assemble to do battle against de forces of Cold, Ice, Lethargy and pleasant smelling deodorants! Lots and lots and lots ov fighting vil ensue, along vith some good vittles and some vay cool artsy schmartsy stuff. Make your way to an era when men had names like Thorbrandr Axethumper and women still prepared lutefisk as an edible food item! Dough de site is dry, de herring vill be pickled! Open de tourney season vit us, and practice butt-kickin for goodness on dat big, hairy giant. (Ymir, dat is, in case you vere tinkin' it vas somevon else. Ever noticed how many big hairy giants dere are in de SCA? Yah, for sure!) Valhalla awaits YOU at de 31st Tourney of Ymir in Wake Forest!

Merchants are heartily welcome!

Feasting will be sumptuous, and presented by Mistress Clare de Crécy. There are a limited number seats, so please reserve early.

Autocrat: Zita Dominguez

Dep. Autocrat/Merchant Liaison: Eogan Mac Alpien

Camp Kanata, 13524 Camp Kanata Road, Wake Forest, NC 27587. The site opens at 5:00 PM on Friday and closes at noon on Sunday. This is a DRY site. Neither camping nor pets are permitted. The site has cabins with electricity, and space heaters (one per cabin) and electric blankets are permitted. Cabin space is limited, so reserve early. (Paid reservations only.) There are also hotels within convenient distance of the site. (Details coming soon.).

Adult Site Fee: $14.00
Non-members please add $3 to above site fees.
Adult Daytrip: $10.00
Adult Feast: $8.00

Child (6-17) Site Fee: $7.00
Child (6-17) Daytrip: $5.00
Child (6-17) Feast: $8.00


Directions to Ymir:
Ymir is being held at Camp Kanata, 13524 Camp Kanata Road, Wake Forest, NC.

Follow the directions below or type your starting address into MapQuest for personalized directions to the event site.

We have blocks of rooms reserved at two hotels close to Camp Kanata. Reserve by January 31, 2005 to get the group rate at both hotels. Mention the "SCA", or "Society for Creative Anachronism" when you call.

From I-85:
Take exit 218; go south on US 1 towards Raleigh. Take the exit for NC Hwy 98; turn Right at bottom of ramp. Go 2.3 miles, then turn Right onto Camp Kanata Road, and follow to site.

From Raleigh and points South:
From the I-440 Beltline take US 1 North (Capital Boulevard) out of Raleigh. Near Wake Forest, take the exit for NC Hwy 98, turning Left at the bottom of the ramp. Go 2.3 miles, then turn Right onto Camp Kanata Road, and follow to site.

Follow NC Hwy 98 about 2.3 miles from intersection of NC Hwy 1 and NC Hwy 98. Turn Right onto Camp Kanata Road. The camp will be on the Right, a little over 2 miles from NC Hwy 98.