Ice Castles & Black Diamond Baronial Investiture

Come celebrate the investiture of our new Baron and Baroness. We will be hosting three on three melees for both the heavy and rapier lists. There will also be competitions for bread baking and the creation of warm garb.

Arts & Sciences Activities:
There will be two Arts and Sciences competitions: Bring out your Bread: Do you have a period bread recipe? Have you developed a recipe using spelt, aramanth, or acorn flour? Then bring your documentation and at least three loaves. There will be prizes for best documentation and best in show. Warm Things: Knitted period mittens? Created warm pants, cloak, dress, other outerwear? Bring them and your documentation. Prizes for best documentation and best in show. There will be space for other displays and other prizes may be awarded for worthy work. Contact Lilia Albion (Leslie Cook) at elasaid@hotmail.com with any questions. Come One! Come All! To Ice Castles and Baronial Investiture

Date: Saturday February 18, 2006
Time: 9am to 9pm
Location: Camp Bethel, 328 Bethel Road, Fincastle, VA

Directions and full details at:
http://black-diamond.atlantia.sca.org/events.html

Please note that the site is completely dry, there is no smoking, and no pets.

Martial Activities:

  • Heavy Activities: Three man melee tournament. Prizes for winning team and the team voted the most fun by all teams participating. Note: Teams are limited to a single knight.
  • Rapier Activities: Three man melee tournament. Prizes for winning team and the team voted the most fun by all teams participating. Note: There are NO restrictions on team composition.
  • Youth combat: Due to a shortage of marshals there will be no youth combat at this event.

A&S:
Bring out your Bread: Do you have a period bread recipe? Do you have recipes using period flours like spelt, aramanth, or acorn? Bring your documentation and at least three loaves. Prizes for best documentation and best in show.

Warm things: Have you made a period set of mittens, some particularly warm pants, cloak, dress, tunic, or other bit of outerwear? Bring the item and the documentation and show us how it is done. Prizes for best documentation and best in show.

Feast will be prepared by Master Juan Carlos contact him with any dietary concerns at JuanCarlosPerez@cox.net

There is limited space for merchanting and that space will be allocated on a first come, first served basis through pre-registration. If you plan on merchanting and need tables supplied, there is a $5 per table fee. I will also need to know approximately how much space your shop will require. Please include that information in your registration.

9am---Site Opens
10am---First Court
11am---Fighting Starts, A&S entries for competition due
12 noon---Dayboard Open
1pm
2pm---Queen's Tea, A&S Judging
3pm---
4pm---Fighting Ends, A&S cleared
5pm---Second Court
6:30pm---Feast
9pm---Site Closes