Emprise of the Black Lion


Event Summary

Event Main Contact (Event Steward): Guillaume de Garrigues
Date: September 25 , 2009 until September, 27 2009
Site opens at: 12:00 AM on September 25th 2009
Site closes at: 12:00 AM on September 27th 2009

Event site:
Reber Ranch
28606 132nd Ave. SE Kent, WA 98042


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Emprise of the Black Lion VIII – Barony of Madrone

September 25-27, Kent, WA

“Let all people of An Tir, and of all the known kingdoms,
who are not banished or enemies of the King our lord, know
that there will be a great festival of arms and a very noble
tourney, both mounted and on foot, with archers, crests,
banners and horses covered with the arms of the noble
tourneyers, as is the ancient custom, hosted by the very
noble and very powerful Barony of Madrone.”

Complete your tournament season in style at An Tir’s flagship
event for equestrian pageantry and historically inspired
tournaments.  There will be three parallel tournaments
(equestrian, archery, and armored combat on foot) all
inspired by the 1460 treatise of René of Anjou. 
The Noble Judges overseeing the day will be Jarl Ulfred
Draumfjallr, Graf Berek von Langental, Duke Steingrim
Stallari, and Duke Thorin Njalsson. 

The Emprise will take place at Reber Ranch, 28606 132nd Ave
SE , Kent, WA 98042.  The site will
open at 6 p.m. Friday, September 25, and close at 5 p.m.
Sunday, September 27.  Please note that this is not a
camping event, although RV’s are possible with prior
arrangement with the autocrat.

The site fee will be $12 for adults, children 8-15 $10, under
8 free.  Make checks payable to “SCA, Inc. – Barony of
Madrone”.  There will be a $3 nonmember surcharge
assessed to those without proof of SCA membership. 

10’x12′ stalls are available for horses for $12 per day or
$20 per day + night, with bedding included in the price.
Please pre-register through the website below in order to
secure a stall.

Lunch on Saturday will be available on site for a modest

For more information, including autocrat contact info, visit

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