Kingdom Arts & Sciences Championship


Event Summary

Event Main Contact (Event Steward): Tchaatz the Everwandering
Date: March 1 , 2003 until March, 2 2003
Site opens at: 12:00 AM on March 1th 2003
Site closes at: 12:00 AM on March 2th 2003

Event site:
Calgary Archer’s Club
241050 Range Rd 25 Calgary, AB

Come one, come all.
Join us in the finest display of Arts and Sciences seen in many a year. The Barony of Montengarde, in the Principality of Avacal, is proud to host The An Tir Kingdom Arts and Sciences AS 37 (Calgary, Alberta, Canada, March 1 and 2, 2003). Join us for 2 days of classes, competitions, and of course the contest to select this year’s new Arts and Sciences Champion.

Competition and judging criteria can be found at the Kingdom A&S web site Championship page Entrants must provide a letter of intent to Their Royal Majesties and to the Kingdom Minister of Arts & Sciences by Kingdom 12th Night, with email and snail addresses attached.

Cost for the event as follows (all prices in Canadian dollars). Arts and Sciences Hall and competitions both days $12 (Sunday only $6)
Feast and Rapier Tourney $12. If you preregister and prepay before February 2, 2003 we will give you a $4 discount, for a total 2 day cost of $20. Checks payable to MSCA.

For updates check

Site Information (maps and directions will be available on the web site)

Arts & Sciences Hall:
Olympic Volunteer Centre
1833 Crowchild Trail NW
Hall opens Saturday March 1, 2003 at 7 am
Hall opens Sunday March 2, 2003 at 8 am

Feast (and Rapier) Hall:
Silver Springs Community Centre
5720 Silver Ridge Drive NW
Hall opens for Rapier Saturday March 1, 2003 9 am
Hall opens for feast Saturday March 1, 2003 4 pm

Here is our tentative schedule –

morning court and swearing in of full entrants (exact time depending on TRMs schedule)
judging throughout the morning classes throughout the morning

Rapier Tourney at Silver Springs hall, throughout the day
lunch break : Laurels meeting (other meetings if TRMs wish, scheduled as
judging throughout the afternoon
classes throughout the afternoon
Artisans Display in the afternoon
feast in the evening

morning judging of finalists
passive displays throughout the day
afternoon judging of finalists as necessary
final court and awarding of championship

Rapier Tourney Schedule (Saturday only):
Taking place at Silver Springs
Hall opens 9 am
Armour inspection 10 am
Tourney begins 11 am
Tourney/practice will continue until feast set up

Lady Tchaatz the Everwandering (Shannon Ralph)
402 2307 17a St SW, Calgary AB T2T 4S3

Tiran mac Iomair (Tyler Smith)
#201 1725 11 St SW, Calgary, AB T2T 3L7

Mistress Aldreada of the Lakes (Delores Booker)
5112 Barron Dr. NW, Calgary, AB T2L 1T6

Margerita D’Antini

General Reservations and Feast Reservations:
Mistress Aldreada of the Lakes (Delores Booker)
5112 Barron Dr. NW, Calgary, AB T2L 1T6

Crash Space Co-ordinatior (if you need a place to stay)
Oenghus (Ken Mullaney)
77 Midpark Drive SE, Calgary AB T2X 2B8

Caravan Master (for directions and a possible bus)
Sir Brand, MPel (GregRobin Smith)
5932 – 37th Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98126-2836

Championship queries:
Linnet Kestrel (Barbara Gordon)
1052 Amphion St Victoria BC V8S 4G3
(250) 595-1104

Artisans Display Coordinator
Mistress Morgan the Unknown

Kingdom Arts & Sciences Championship 2003, Travel Information

1. Airplanes – Westjet ( ) bargain flights Vancouver/Victoria to Calgary
ph. 403-250-5839, 1-800-538-5696
Air Canada ( ) website includes links to Tango & Zip, Air Canada’s budget subsidiaries. ph. 1-888-247-2262
Horizon Air – Seattle to Calgary, Portland Or. to Vancouver ( ) ph. 1-800-547-9308

2. Auto-Club, Maps, Weather.
Alberta Motor Association (AMA) has road reports, route information etc. It is affiliated with both the AAA and the CAA. Web site is
Maps of Calgary are available at the Yahoo! site (
Weather information is available at web-sites maintained by The Weather Network (tv weather channel) and by the federal government of Canada. ( ) and ( )
The City of Calgary web-site is ( ) and has information about a variety of things, including the transit system, shopping, tourist attractions, etc.
Car Rental – all the usual suspects have outlets in Calgary.

3. Hotels – there is a group of hotels across the street from the main event site that are collectively known as Motel Village. Access across Crowchild Trail is by either street lights at 23 Av. NW or a handicap-accessable pedestrian overpass at the intersection. Prices quoted are rack rate, Canadian Dollars. There is 5% hotel tax and 7% GST on all rooms, in addition to the quoted rates. Exchange rate as of Dec. 20 is approx. 60%, ie. $10.00 US = $16.00 Canadian. If you figure, for convenience’s sake, that $1US = $1.50Can. the difference will cover the taxes, more or less. You will get a better exchange rate if you pay by credit card than you will buying cash at the bank. Most hotels will exchange currencies for you or accept payment in American cash, but the exchange rate they give is extremely unfriendly. Check for discount rates for autoclub members, AARP/CARP members, military/business/corporate discounts, etc. Room prices are subject to
change. Hotels are :
Best Western Village Park Inn, 1804 Crowchild Tr. NW. 403-289-0241.
email : moc.nnikrapegalliv@ofni $C99-185/person/night
Comfort Inn and Suites Motel, 2369 Banff Tr. NW. 403-289-2581. 1-800-228-5150. $C75-135.00/person/night.
Econolodge Banff Trail, 2231 Banff Tr. NW, 403-289-1921. $C59/person/night
Hampton Inn & Suites, 2231 Banff Tr. NW 403-289-9800, 1-888-432-6777. $C99-199/person/night, depending on amenities
Note: the above hotels have the same street address, this is not a mistake.
Holiday Inn Express, 2227 Banff Tr. NW, 403-289-6600 1-800-Holiday, or use “holiday inn express calgary” as search terms,
$C79.00 (AMA/AAA/CAA members) per person/night.
Quality Inn Motel Village, 2359 Banff Tr. NW 403-289-1973, 1-800-661-4667.
$C89-$139 per person /night. email :moc.egallivletomnniytilauq@ofni
Ramada Limited Calgary, 2363 Banff Tr. NW, 403-289-5571, 1-888-298-5571. $C79 per person/night
Super 8 Motel, 1904 Crowchild Tr. NW, 403-289-9211, or
use “motel village super 8 calgary” as search terms. $C68-72 per person/night.

4. Event Locations :
A & S competiton : Olympic Volunteer Centre, 1833 Crowchild Tr. NW (part of
McMahon Stadium). Enter the stadium grounds from Crowchild Trail at the 23rd
AV lights and follow the signs.
Feast : Silver Springs Community Centre, 5720 Silver Ridge Drive, NW.’s/silversprings.htm
To get from the OVC or Motel Village to the feast, go North (up -hill) on Crowchild Trail (aka Hwy 1A), turn Left (Westerly) onto Sarcee Trail. Stay on Sarcee Tr. as it turns into 53rd AV NW, and cross Silver Springs
Boulevard. You are now on Silver Ridge Drive and the Community Centre will be on your right. If you overshoot Sarcee Trail, continue on Crowchild until you come to Nose Hill Drive, turn Left onto Nose Hill, take first left onto Silver Springs Boulevard, take fourth (4th) Right turn onto Silver Ridge Drive. The hall is at the far end of this street on your left.

5. Things you should bring, given that it is the begining of March. Cold weather clothing : cap/touque, mitts/gloves, scarf, winter jacket/coat, sweater, winter boots or at least closed shoes and heavy socks.
Vehicle stuff : winter weight oil in the engine, extension cord for the block heater, ice scraper/snow brush, 1 blanket/bedroll per person, emergency kit, traction mats/sand/cat litter, new batteries in the cell
phone, good spare & jack.

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