An Tir Kingdom Bardic Championship

Their Royal Majesties and the Barony of Dragon's Laire invites one and all to witness the contest to determine the next Kingdom Bardic Champion! Entries shall be judged individually on Saturday and conclude with an audience appeal performance on Saturday evening. Please join us on Sunday to witness the final portion where those with the highest Saturday scores will compete for the Championship and the next Kingdom Bardic Champion shall be declared!

His Majesty, King Almaric has graciously consented to participate in a fight practice to take place on the grass behind the school in the early afternoon. Please, let's make sure he isn't bored!

The site for Saturday's competition is Hyla Middle School. Site opens on Saturday at 9am and closes at 11pm.

The site for Sunday's competition is just across the street at the American Legion Hall. The site will open Sunday at 9am and will close at 5pm.

Site fees are: $15.00 with member discount and $18.00 without member discount. Please make checks payable to: The Barony of Dragon's Laire, SCA, Inc.

There will be a buffet lunch available on site for a small fee. There will also be an evening meal/feast offered on Saturday night. For more information or to make reservations contact Dame Ellen Fraser, mka Ellen Winnie E-mail:

The rules, procedures and other details pertaining to the Kingdom Bardic Championship (KBC) can be found on the KBC website at All questions regarding the competition should be directed to the current bardic co-ordinator Mistress Isolde de la Vielle-a-Roue,

Autocrat:: Baroness Murakami Tsuruko, mka Deborah Strub

Site Info:
Hyla Middle School
7861 Bucklin Hill Rd, NE
Bainbridge Island, WA 98110

American Legion Hall
7880 NE Bucklin Road
Bainbridge Island, WA 98110

Site Information and Directions:
From the Kitsap Peninsula: take your best route to Highway 305. Follow 305 over the bridge onto Bainbridge Island, turning right onto Day Rd. Take first left onto Miller Rd (Miller Road becomes Fletcher Bay Road) and follow until it dead ends at stop sign. Turn left onto Lynwood Center Road. Lynwood Center Rd becomes Bucklin Hill Rd. The School is on the right of Bucklin Hill Rd. Parking will be at the American Legion Hall, across the street.

From the Bainbridge Island Ferry terminal: Follow Highway 305 up through town. At the intersection with NE High School Rd turn left. Follow NE High School Rd, around a round-about (traffic circle) until it dead-ends. At the dead-end turn left onto Fletcher Bay Rd NE. follow to the stop sign, turning left onto Lynwood Center Rd. Lynwood Center Rd becomes Bucklin Hill Rd. The School is on the right of Bucklin Hill Rd. Parking will be at the American Legion Hall, across the street.

Local Hotels:
Holiday Inn Express. 19801 7th Ave NE, Poulsbo, WA 98370. Phone: 360-697-4400; Toll-free: 1-800-465-4329.

Poulsbo Inn. 18680 Street, Highway 305 NE, Poulsbo, WA 98370. Phone: 360-692-2752; Toll-free: 1-800-597-5151 Location:
Barony of Dragon's Laire (Bainbridge Island, Washington)