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Event Summary

Event Main Contact (Event Steward): Conn McRoy
Date: October 14 , 2017 until October, 15 2017
Site opens at: 12:00 AM on October 14th 2017
Site closes at: 12:00 AM on October 15th 2017

Event site:
Salmon Arm Fairgrounds
481 5th Ave SW Salmon Arm, BC V1E 1T5

Freeze Off 30th year Celebration!

Let it be known to ALL

That on the Fourteenth Day of October, Anno Societatus LII
Being the Common Year 2017

There will, in the noble Shire of RAMSGAARD

Be a GREATE Tournament and Feast to celebrate the Thirtieth Year
of the famous Freeze-Off Tourney

All are invited to come share in this momentous occasion
To enter the Shire Armoured Combat Champion’s Tourney
To enjoy the fun and fellowship of the Legendary Wacky Weapons
To match blades in the Frozen Lily Tourney
To vie for the position of Arts and Sciences Champion and
As if that weren’t enough to thrill and sate the most jaded
There will also be a feast of Special Magnificence

Come, one and all, to the Shire of Ramsgaard
And join us in this Special Celebration

To be held at the North Thompson Agriplex
In Beautiful Barriere BC, also known as North Ramsgaard

Free Indoor Camping
Free Outdoor Camping
Free RV Parking
Free Washrooms
Free-ze Off!

Gates open at 8am on Saturday, October 14 at the grand Arena of
North Thompson Agriplex, 4856 Dunn Lake Road, Barriere, BC. For
paltry gate fee of $15 (an additional $5 for non members please
make checks payable to the shire of Ramsgaard )

Join us for a feast of magnificent proportions
for only $10/person. Try and find prices like that for a
multi-course meal surrounded by hordes of your dearest
The lovely Asilian at the hearth has a plethora of tasty treats
make you salivate and grab for your feast gear. Reserve your
soon, the more notice the lovely lady has, the more spectacular

October is still lovely weather here in Ramsgaard, and for those
are brave, there is plenty of camping space to lay your war
bones, either inside or out. Gates close just after 3pm on Sunday,
and the Ramsgaard hosts
look forward to lazy Sunday morning visits.

The citizens of Ramsgaard look forward to sharing the
See you on the field.

Site Fees:
Event: $15 (plus $5 for NMS)
Feast: $10
Indoor Camping: FREE 
Anmals ARE allowed, but An Tir Leash Laws do apply



0800 – Site Opens
0830 – Rapier Inspections
0900 – Rapier Tournament Begins
0900 – Archery Range Opens
0900 – A&S Competition Begins
1100 – Rapier Tournament Ends
1130 – Lunch Begins
1300 – Heavy Inspections
1330 – Heavy Tournament Begins
1530 – Heavy Tournament Ends
1545 – Wacky Weapons Tournament Begins
1745 – Wacky Weapons Tournament Ends
1745 – Archery Range Closes
1745 – A&S Competition Ends
1815 – Setup for Feast
1830 – Feast Begins
1930 – Court Begins

Bardic Competition Begins with the Feast
Classes throughout the day as long as we can find instuctors

Sunday (possibly depending if people want to stay)

0900 -Rapier Inspections
0930 – Rapier Red Scarf Tournament Begins
0930 – Archery Range Opens
1130 – Rapier Tournament Ends
1230 – Heavy Inspections
1300 – Heavy Squires Tournament Begins
1500 – Heavy Squires Tournament Ends
1900 – Site Closes

There will a short break between appetizers and the main
During said time, the Bardic Competition will be held.
Main Course & Dessert to follow.
After the feast Court will be held.
At the end of Court there shall be a time to revel! There may be
and, perhaps, even a little dancing.


and a huge thank you goes out to all of those who are
volunteering their time for this.

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