May Champions


Event Summary

Event Main Contact (Event Steward): Sibán
Date: May 13 , 2011 until May, 15 2011
Site opens at: 12:00 AM on May 13th 2011
Site closes at: 12:00 AM on May 15th 2011

Event site:
Miworth Community Hall
13510 Flint Road Prince George, BC V2M 6B9

Viscountess Natal’ia refuses to return to
Borealis to serve Toryn the Tyrant. Cynewulf pledges the
Huscarles to invade Cold Keep to compel her to comply.
Confident in the strength of the local levées and of
that of the WolfPack, Natal’ia refuses to submit. A
bloody battle ensues. The WolfPack beats back Toryn and the
fearsome Huscarles, but the damage is done. The spring
planting is disrupted and the populace of Cold Keep struggles
to repair the damage to their lands.

survived a long, lean winter after a poor harvest from their
war-ravaged lands and fearing more reprisals from the
disappointed Viscount Toryn, the people of Cold Keep seek
sanctuary in a holy house for their annual spring
celebrations. Their fears are unfounded and they host their
neighbours in a day of competition and good fellowship. Each
cellar is searched, eaves are emptied and casks are upturned
as each lord and lady brings what leavings they can
spare to the Shire’s feast table. Lo! The table groans
under the weight of the food and the memory of the harsh
winter is banished in revelry and dance.

It is now A.S. XLVI, the winter snows are
gone and Cold Keep is once again holding
tournaments! All good gentles are invited to vie for the
honour of representing our fair Shire as Heavy, Rapier,
Archery, or Arts and Science Champion. There is something for
everyone, so come cheer on all worthy participants. This is a
two-day event to fit in all of the fun and

information (including schedule) is coming

The Populace of
Cold Keep will be putting on their renowned pot-luck feast in
the evening, followed by a dessert auction.

Stuck for ideas of
what dish to bring? Suggested dish-types, divided by modern
* Main dish: A, E, I, M, Q, R
* Salad, side-vegetables: B, F, J, N
* Breads, starch or grain-based dishes: C, G, K, O, S
* Meat, cheese, other protein-based sides: D, H, L, P, T to
Period dishes are preferred, but not mandatory. Please attach
a list of ALL ingredients for our friends with food allergies
or sensitivities.

Donations of
desserts will be accepted until just before the feast.
Partial proceeds of the dessert auction will go to the Cold
Keep Facilitation Fund. 

Further details
and championship requirements can be found on the Cold Keep
Site opens
Saturday at 9:00 a.m. and closes at midnight. Re-opens Sunday
at 9:00 a.m. Site closes at 1:00 p.m. on

Leashed pets are welcome on site, however
they are not permitted inside the hall.
Please remember to clean up after your pets.

(coming soon!)

Site fee:
Adult (19+): $10.00
A $5.00 Non-member surcharge (NMS) applies to all non-member
Youth (13 to 18): $5.00
Child (12 and under): no charge

Make cheques payable to “Shire of Cold Keep”.

For crash space or other inquiries please contact the
HL Sibán (Marquita Milliken), 328 Beech Crescent,
Prince George, BC V2N 1K9.
Phone (before 9:00 p.m.): 250-649-9482.
Email: siban (dot) coldkeep (at) gmail (dot)

forget! Cold Keep is also taking part in a large demo on
Friday, May 13th. Plan to arrive early for the demo and stay
for the Event! (More details on the demo are also
forthcoming very soon.)

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