Cynnabar Grande Tourney I

Their Excellencies Gregoire and Giovanna, Baron and Baronessa Cynnabar, invite you to show your martial prowess at a Grand Tournament to determine the best of the best.

Join us on Sunday, January 29th at the Washtenaw Farm Council, 5055 Ann Arbor Saline Road, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 48103. Here is a map to the site. Take I-94 to the Ann Arbor-Saline Road Exit. Take Ann Arbor-Saline Road South (towards Saline) and the Farm Council Grounds will be on the left.

Site opens: Noon
Site closes: 7 p.m. Site Fee: $5 donations gratefully accepted

Bring Your Whole Family!
We plan on having Youth Boffer tourneys as well. (Details soon.)

Show Off Your Stuff! Bring that fancy armor you've made or are working on to show other fighters and fencers. Anyone not on the field is welcome to spead out and work on A&S projects. There will be some table space available, and you are welcome to bring your own. There is electricity if you bring an extension cord. We encourage scribes, fiber artists, and more. Show off your stuff! We want everyone to bring the cool stuff they've made, no matter if it's done or not.

Come Ready to Fight! There will be lots of opportunities to fight! Armor inspections will start immediately at noon. There will be at least two tournaments for both rapier and heavy weapons. One tournament will be limited to only those gentles who have won in the past monthly Cynnabar tournaments. This will determine the winner for 2005. The other tournament is open to all combatants and will determine the January monthly winner. This is the start of a regular annual event celebrating Cynnabar's martial arts community!

For details on the heavy weapons and fencing tournaments, visit the Tourney Info page.

Site Details The site is a fairgrounds, and the building may have housed animals sometime during the year. Those of you with allergies will want to plan ahead. The building is heated, but rustic. There will be chairs, but you may wish to bring your own. Please dress warmly if the weather is expected to be nippy. There are no showers available.

A quick and easy meal tavern of modern food will be offered later in the afternoon.

For more information, contact THL Rosalyn MacGregor (Pattie Rayl) at