Kingdom Heraldic & Scribal/Harvest Celeb. & Champ.


Event Summary

Date: October 19 , 2013
Site opens at: 12:00 AM on October 19th 2013
Site closes at: 12:00 AM

Event site:
Northwood Christian Church
2425 Harvest Lane Springfield, OR 97477

Please join the Barony for a
day of heraldic and scribal classes as well as Championship
competitions. Voice Heraldry classes will include opportunities for
real-time practice as we choose our new Baronial Champions of the
Bardic Arts, Thrown Weapons, and Heavy Fighting. The day culminates
in a feast prepared from Adiantum’s bounty.

There will be several tracks
of classes in hearldry and scribal skills, look for specifics
coming soon. 

Please see the Adiantum’s
website for details and official updates:

Event Steward: Yseult of Broceliande / Pam Perryman, 541-344-0896,
moc.namtihwbob@map and Rose Atherton / Ruth Langstraat,
541-954-4759, moc.liamg@2422ezalb (Please contact Rose between 9/28
and 10/13)

Feast Steward: Marian Staarveld / Marian Harris / 541-689-6382, No calls after 9 pm.

Class Registration: Handled by Argent Scroll (Geoffrey Fitzhenrie,

8 am – site
opens for set up for kitchen and teachers

8:30 am
– gate opens for everyone

9-11 am –
first set of classes

10 am –
Competition to determine the Thrown Weapons Champion of

outside in the parking lot

11 am –
1 pm – second set of classes

1 pm
– LUNCH, $4,
served buffet style in the main hall.
Pay in the lunch line.

pm – last moment to buy a feast ticket at the gate

2-4 pm –
third set of classes starts

2:30 –
Tournament to determine the Heavy Champion of

just off the main hall in the interior courtyard

4-5 pm –
fourth set of classes starts

3:30 –
Competition to determine the Bardic Champion of The

in the narthex (entry hall)

4 pm or
immediately following the Summits competition –Bardic
Championship of Adiantum

in the narthex (entry hall)

5-5:30 pm
– Lion’s Blood meeting

pm – COURT and FEAST*
in the main hall.

8:30 –

9 pm –
everyone must be off site!


Heralds’ Consultation
– in the main hall, staffed intermittently
between 9 am and 4 pm whenever heralds are not teaching classes.
They can offer individual advice about your plans for a device,
badge or name.


*Feast: please email Marian
Staarveld (gro.nfe@hcm) to
reserve a feast ticket ($10 per seat, any age). You will purchase
the ticket when you arrive on site, but we need to know how many to
plan for. If there are seats remaining, you may purchase a feast
ticket on site without a reservation until 2



There is no
smoking or use of alcohol anywhere in the building or on church
grounds. No animals allowed inside the building. If you have a
service animal, please contact Yseult (541-344-0896, moc.namtihwbob@map)
before the event. The official stance of the
Society for Creative Anachronism is that marijuana use is not
sanctioned at SCA events. This includes medical marijuana use.


We have a
wonderfully full and busy day scheduled, but we must be off
site by 9 pm
. Please have your miscellaneous gear packed
up before the Feast so that you only need to deal with feast gear
and general clean-up after the meal. Your help with general
clean-up will be most appreciated! Teachers,
please vacate your classroom and leave it tidy by 5:30 pm so that
the church’s cleaning staff can start to ready the building
for their Sunday use.


see class schedule here.


9 – 11

by HL Marya Kargashina, 2 hours, 9-11

Cost: None Class
size: 15 Pre-requisite: None

To register arms
you must have a name attached. Learn the resources and methods for
finding a name that is 


Office of Herald
by HL Gwenlliana Clutterbooke , 1 hour,
9-10 am

Cost: None Class
size: 15 Pre-requisite: None

Duties and
responsibilities of being a heraldic officer at various

Your Voice
by Rose Atherton 1 hour, 10-11

Cost: None Class
size: 15 Pre-requisite: None

Learn about
breath support, diction and other tricks for projecting, being
heard and being understood without 

damaging your
instrument. No experience necessary, good for beginners and for
veterans! I apply voice and 

theater training
to the skills of voice heraldry.

Historiated Initials in
by Antonia Crivelli, 2 hours, 9–11

Cost: $3.00 for
materials Class size: Minimum 2, maximum 6

This is an intermediate skill building class not suitable for
complete novices or young children.

Introduction to
and practice in designing and executing decorative initials
incorporating figures and scenes, 

based on 15th
and 15th

century Italian
models. We will use egg tempera and period pigments. All

–bring fine watercolor brushes if you have

Conventions for Arms on
by Vicontessa Elizabeth Turner de Carlisle, 1
hour, 10-11 am

Cost: None Class
size: 15 Pre-requisite: NoneLearn the conventions for placing arms
on charters to fall within the Kingdom


11 am – 1

by Andrias Macsolunm, 2 hours, 11am

Cost: None Class
size: 15 Pre-requisite: None

Learn the
materials and techniques that will make you successful at running
town cry, or performing a cry at 


How to
do Court Heraldry
by Vicontessa Elizabeth Turner de
Carlisle 2 hours, 11am -1pm, 

Cost: None Class
size: 15 Pre-requisite: None

Learn the
techniques to make a court successful

by HL Marya Kargashina 2 hours, 11am

Cost: None Class
size: 15 Pre-requisite: None

Learn how to do
Russian illumination in period

Illumination & Calligraphy Styles-an overview
by HL
Fortune verch Thomas 2 hours, 11am -1pm

Cost: None Class
size: 6 Pre-requisite: None

This class will
be a lecture style class that teaches the basics of the Arabic
style of illumination and 

What they did, why they did it, and the change that the
introduction of Islam made in the art.

There will also
be a brief discussion on the history of the area to help put the
different styles into context



Herald Without a Headache
by HL Michael Aleyn Davenaunt 2
hours, 2-4 pm

Cost: None Class
size: 20 Pre-requisite: None

This class will
show you everything you need to know about being a herald in charge
or a tournament 

herald. Class
will include; all in one cards for heralds, win/loss cards, how to
work with lists, what you need 

to have with
you, ranking fighters by OP, what to do, and working with the

Crown Has Charged Me to Create Arms – Now What?
by HL
Brendan ap Llewelyn 2 hours, 2-4 pm

Cost: None Class
size: 8 preferred Pre-requisite: Open mind and

instruction on how to decide on names and armory and how to submit


at Plants through 14th century Eyes
by Antonia Crivelli 2
hours, 2-4 pm

Cost: $1.00 for
materials Class size: 10 maximum Pre-requisite:

Plants as
decorative motifs versus as illustrations for herbals. Literal
representation and abstraction. Will 

start with
actual botanical specimens and go through the process of
transforming into period-authentic

Antonia Crivelli/Martha Sherwood is, mundanely, a botanical
illustrator. If you have favorite 

implements, bring them and use your own.

Black Manuscripts
by HL Rosamond Winder 3 hours, 2-5

Cost: $5 Class
size: 12 max Pre-requisite:

The first part
of the class is a lecture/discussion style on the history of the
manuscripts that were created in 

Flanders around
1470 AD. The second part of the class will be spent on how to
recreate the style of 

done in these books as well as the calligraphy. Students will be
given the opportunity to try 

their hand at
this style. Students are asked to bring their own paints and



by HL Marya Kargashina 1 hour, 4-5

Cost: None Class
size: 15 Pre-requisite: None

How to develop a
Russian name for your persona.


Heraldic Handbook
by HL Geoffrey FitzHenrie 1 hour, 4-5

Cost: None Class
Size: How many heralds can we cram in a room? Pre-requisite:

This is a follow
up to last year’s meeting where we discussed what would be
good topics to include in the 

handbook. Copies
of the draft will be handed out at the beginning of the event and
can be read throughout 

the day and you
can make your comments at this time.


Fantastic Animals for
by Antonia Crivelli 1 hour, 4-5

Cost: 0 Class
size: 15 Pre-requisite: None

This as a
combination of coloring in simplified versions of whacky animals
from manuscripts and some step 

by step
instructions for drawing authentic looking fanciful

Site Fees: Adults (18+) $10 (+ non-member surcharge if applicable);
Youth (10-17) $5; Children (4-9) $3. Buffet lunch: $4. Feast
ticket: $10 per seat, any age, limit of 100 seats.

Site: Northwood Christian Church, 2425 Harvest Lane, Springfield,
97477. Open 9 am to 9 pm.

Directions: Take I-5 exit 194A and merge onto OR-126 East toward
Springfield. Go 2.6 miles and take the Mohawk Blvd. exit, bearing
left on the exit ramp and making a left/north turn onto Mohawk
Blvd., crossing over Rte. 126, where it becomes 19th St. In about
½ mile turn left/west at the traffic light onto Hayden
Bridge Rd. Go ½ mile to the first traffic light at Harvest
Lane. Turn right/north into Harvest Lane and enter the church
parking lot.

Requirements for Baronial Champions are as follows:
Champions must be current members. Champions may succeed themselves
and should be residents of The Summits. All Champions have equal

Champions must swear an oath of either Fealty or Service to the
Baronial Coronet.
Champions have the right to wear regalia appropriate to their

The general tenure of a Champion is approximately one year. The
tenure begins when the Champion is recognized during a Baronial
Court, usually at the same event that the Championship Tournament
was held. A Champions Tenure ends during the Baronial Court of the
Championship Tournament the following year before their successor
is recognized. General tenure guidelines may be modified if
circumstances dictate.
Currently the Baronial host of Champions include Archery, Armored
Combat, Art & Sciences, Bardic, Fencing, Gaming, and Thrown
Rights of Champions include, but are not necessarily limited
Sitting at the High Table [when there is space available].
Standing behind the Baron/Baroness at court [ when there is space
Advising the Baronial Coronet in matters of peace and war.
Paying no site fee when performing ceremonial duties at the event
to choose their successor
Responsibilities of Champions include, but are not necessarily
limited to:
Attending Baronial events during their tenure as Champion.
Defending the Baron and Baroness against all challengers.
Assisting in coordinating a tournament to choose their
Attending both the tournament to choose a successor and the
successor’s investiture.
Serving the Baron/Baroness as a member of their court by attending
the Baronial Coronet in court and procession.

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