Long & Short of It Tournament


Event Summary

Event Main Contact (Event Steward): Francesca Maria Volpelli
Date: July 8 , 2005 until July, 10 2005
Site opens at: 12:00 AM on July 8th 2005
Site closes at: 12:00 AM on July 10th 2005

Event site:
Lebanon Community Park at Cheadle Lake
US Hwy 20 & Weirich Dr Lebanon, OR 97355

Co-autocrat: Marianna ferch Orla (Shirley Ledbury), 2700 S Shibley Rd, Colton, OR 97017, moc.loa@yrubdelyelrihs

Merchantcrats: Shealin (Shealin Felty) & Eleshia Ledridge, 1176 SE 87th Ave, Portland, OR 97266, 503-234-1968 (No calls after 9 pm), moc.4eid2@nilaehS

07-02-05 UPDATE: CHECK THE BARONY’S WEB SITE AT http://www.open.org/~tpomaria/longshort.htm FOR COMPLETE INFORMATION ABOUT CONTESTS AND OTHER ACTIVITIES. The Bardic Competition has been cancelled and replace by an informal bardic gathering both Friday and Saturday nights.

The Barony of Terra Pomaria seeks those worthy contenders to enter lists for the title of Terra Pomaria’s Heavy Defender. Skilled archers are also sought for Baronial Archery Champion. Bring your ducats or pool your funds with friends and plan for lively bidding at the annual Helm Auction! Our younger participants may test their mettle in the Highland Games.
A Ladies’ Gallery will be set-up. Several famed fighters and archers will be on-hand to educate spectators in the fine points of heavy fighting and archery. A Rapier Tourney, and Banner Contest are also scheduled. Plan to clothe your be(a)st friend and enter the Pet Garb Contest!
Friday night features a bardic gathering at the Eric where all archery and fighter entrants may boast of their skill to the Populace.

Friday night features a bardic gathering (after the Consorts/Favors discussion, more info listed below) at the Eric where all entrants in the various contests may boast of their prowess in battle or on the range. This is so the Populace will know of your skill and exploits and cheer you on during your contest, but participation in the bardic is not required. At Saturday morning’s Court, Archery Champion and Heavy Defender entrants must declare their intent to enter the list and introduce their consort, if they have one. There will be a procession of contestants and consorts prior to the start of each contest (Archer, Defender and Rapier). Participants in the Highland Games will also have a procession before the start of the Games. Spectators in the Ladies’ Gallery (more information listed further down) may bestow a favor on the contestant of their choice. All entrants are requested to bring their personal device banner to display during the Court processional and on the Eric.

Archery Championship
This year’s contest will consist of three trials: (1) Royal Round (Standard royal round); (2) Dublin’s Elimination Shoot (Shoot 6 arrows. All arrows red or better allows you to shoot again. Any arrow outside red is eliminated. Rounds continue until only one shooter is left. One point per arrow, high score wins.); and (3) An Tirean Skeet (Archers get 12 combat arrows to shoot at armored fighters. Torso and head are kill shots. Scoring: 20 yds = 2 points, 30 yds = 3 points, 40 yds = 4 points)
Overall scoring: 20 points for 1st, 19 points for 2nd, etc. In each trial, the highest total score wins. In the event of a tie, a string shoot will be shot to determine the winner.
Volunteers needed: Three armored heavy fighters with hard protection to serve as targets in the An Tirean Skeet shoot.

Heavy Defender’s Tournament
Straight double-elimination with three weapon-styles: Sword and shield; Great sword; and Pole-arm over a barrier.
The weapon-styles will change each round in this order: Round 1 – sword and shield; Round 2 – Great sword; and Round 3 – Pole-arms over a barrier. Round 4 starts the weapons order over again with “sword and shield” and rounds continue through the weapons rotation until two fighters are left. Finals will be best two-out-of-three, using the three styles in the same order as stated above.

General Info: If you’d like to donate to the Helm Auction prize basket, please contact the autocrat or co-autocrat. Aside from the Banner Contest, all are encouraged to bring banners to display on the Archery Range or Eric. A volunteer sheet will be available at Gate. A small donation of your time will help make everyone’s tourney experience more enjoyable.

Merchants: Site opens for merchants Friday, July 8, at 1200 noon and closes Sunday, July 10, at 300 pm. Merchants pay the site fee and will be asked to donate an item to the Helm Auction prize basket in lieu of a merchant fee.

Site Information: Site opens Friday, July 8, at 300 pm and closes Sunday, July 10, at 300 pm. Potable water is available, but no electricity. Site is discreetly wet. Site has only a few large trees, dayshades are highly recommended. Pets must be leashed at all times and their wastes disposed of properly. Fires, if permitted, must be 12” or more above ground and must not be left burning unattended. No trespassing on the private property that surrounds the park.

Site Fee: 17 yrs-adult $13.00 (Add $3.00 for non-members); 6-17 yrs $6.00; and under 6 FREE. To speed up your Gate processing, please have your waiver forms ready. Waiver forms are available at http://www.antir.sca.org/Pubs/forms/

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