Come enter the tourney run by Don Jean-Paul Justen Casse and Doña Marion del Oakes, which will decide the next King's and Queen's rapier champions.
There will be space for League of Rapier Academies challenges.
There will be space for pick-up bouts for everyone including those who haven't authorized yet. Loaner gear will be available.
Dance and drum at the Middle Eastern dance and drum courses.
There will be underground parking for the first 168 so come early to guarantee your space. A delicious day board will be provided.
Note that MapQuest et al will direct you through Harvard Square, which is quite difficult to navigate so I advise you to avoid it. The below directions avoid Harvard Square.
Coming from the north on I-93:
Take exit 30. At the end of the ramp turn LEFT onto Mystic Ave 0.6mi Turn RIGHT (South) onto McGrath Hwy (SR-28) 1.0mi Turn RIGHT onto Ramp 0.2mi Turn RIGHT (West) onto Somerville Ave 0.4mi Turn LEFT (South) onto Webster Ave 0.2mi Bear RIGHT (South) onto Prospect St 0.3mi Turn RIGHT (West) onto Cambridge St 0.6mi To Park Turn LEFT onto Ellery St and the parking is half a block down on the right The main door is at 1640 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA 02138, which is a half block past the Ellery Street intersection.
Coming from the South or West on I-90:
I-90 exit 18 (LEFT Exit) Allston / Cambridge Take RIGHT onto Cambridge St for 0.2 mi toward Cambridge / Somerville Go over River St Bridge 87 yds Road name changes to River St 0.2 mi Turn LEFT (North) onto Putnam Ave 0.5 mi Turn RIGHT (East) onto Massachusetts Ave 32 yds Take an immediate Left onto Trowbridge St 0.1 mi Turn LEFT (West) onto Harvard St 0.1 mi Turn RIGHT (North) onto Prescott St 0.2 mi Turn RIGHT (East) onto Cambridge St 0.2 mi To Park Turn Right onto Ellery St and the parking is half a block down on the right The main door is at 1640 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA 02138, which you will have passed to get to Ellery St
To come by bus, take the 69 Bus, which stops almost in front of the door. To come by T, take the Red Line to Harvard and walk, which takes about 10-15 minutes. More info for the car-less is available at http://www.mbta.com/ . Just cross Harvard Yard and get onto Cambridge Street. In addition to the underground parking, we have permission to use the parking lot at the Cambridge Ellis School at 80 Trowbridge St, Cambridge, MA 02138, which is within easy walking distance. In addition, we will have permission to park in the resident permit only street parking places.
For more info visit http://www.latourdulac.com/fencing/practice.htm
At-a-Glance Event Information
Cambridge War Memorial
1640 Cambridge St.
Cambridge, MA 02138
Site Opens: 9AM
Site Closes: 7PM
Site : The fee is $12 for members and $15 for nonmembers. For children aged less than 18 the fee is $6. This will include underground parking places for the first 168 and a day board for all. Please send reservations in advance to insure enough food on the day board. Reservations must arrive by January 6, 2007
Send Reservations to:
Lord Quintin Brilliant
mka Brad Brilliant
Barony of Carolingia (Cambridge, Massachusetts)