Mid Summers Champions


Hosted in-person by Device of Hartwood

The Shire of Hartwood (Nanaimo, Campbell River, Courtenay, Port Alberni, BC )

Event Summary

Event Main Contact (Event Steward): Aspasia Bevilacqua
Date: July 22 , 2022 until July, 24 2022
Site opens at: 4:00 PM on July 22th 2022
Site closes at: 2:00 PM on July 24th 2022

Event site:
Coombs Rodeo Grounds
2601 Alberni Highway Coombs, BC V9K 1X1


There is a new herd (of martial Champions) coming to the Shire of Hartwood. This July, hop over to the Shire of Hartwood for Midsummer’s Champions!

Come compete for a title or cheer on the competitors in Thrown Weapons, Rapier, Archery and Heavy Fighting. Browse merchants’ booths, for your shopping delight.
Take in a TUTR class or two, for your erudition.
Engage in the Embellishers’ Guild of An Tir Challenges, or observe, where the motto is, ‘It Needs a Little Something…’.
There’s camping. There’s a Bardic Circle! There’s Tucker Inn food!! There’s a rabbit cavalry!!!!!
All this and more – so come out to the Shire of 𝙷̶𝚊̶𝚛̶𝚎̶𝚠̶𝚘̶𝚘̶𝚍̶, er, Hartwood’s Champions!
Site opens Friday July 22nd at 4pm, closes Sunday July 24th at 2pm.
Event site is at the Coombs Rodeo Grounds – 2601 Alberni Highway Coombs.

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Event Stewards: Aspasia Bevilacqua (Event Steward)
and HL Kjartan Kráka, (Event Co-Steward)

MIC is HL Kjartan Kráka, (MoS Hartwood)
Merchant organizer is Lady Scarlet (Merchants)
Class organizer is HL Hallveig ()
Embellishers’ organizer is Maulana Halima (Embellishers’: Please contact ahead of time if Challenging)

This event includes the following activities and/or services:
Has Merchants
Has Classes
Has Heavy Fighting activities
Has Rapier and/or Cut & Thrust activities
Has Archery activities
Has Thrown Weapon activities
Has Bardic activities
Has Arts & Sciences activities

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Site Fees

Fee Type Cost*
Adult non-SCA $25
Adult SCA members $20
Minors (18 years old and under) Free

Cheques payable to: SCA – Shire of Hartwood

Event Schedule

Time Activity Location
4:00 p.m. Gate opens; campers, merchants, and field championship areas set up Gate, and fields
5:30 p.m. Tucker Inn pre-orders ready for pick-up
10 p.m. Gate closes Gate
7:15 a.m. Gate opens Gate
9:00 a.m. Seneschal’s gathering and event steward’s announcements Main field
9:30 a.m. Merchants Row opens Merchants’ Row
9:45 a.m. Thrown Weapons Championship
List opens 9:45 a.m., closes 10:00 a.m.; Inspections 9:45 a.m.
Thrown Weapons field
10:45 a.m. making painted rabbit cavalry sticks playground area
11:30 a.m. Rapier Championship
List opens 11:30 a.m., closes 11:45 a.m.; Inspections 11:30 a.m.
Rapier field
12:45 p.m. Archery Championship
List opens 12:45 p.m., closes 1:00 p.m.; Inspections 12:45 p.m.
Archery field
2:00 p.m. Class: Making Soap playground area
3:15 p.m. Heavy Championship
list opens 3:15 p.m., closes 3:30 p.m.; inspections 3:15 p.m.
Heavy Armoured field
4:00 p.m. Embellisher’s challenge Wherever Maulana Halima is
5:30 p.m. Dinner break
6:30 p.m. Seneschal’s Audience and
Barony of Seagirt’s Court
Main field
8:00 p.m. Bardic Circle TBD
10:30 p.m. Quiet time
9:30 a.m. Rabbit Hunt TBD
List fields open for practice as long as it’s safe and under supervision.
2:00 p.m. Site clean-up Full site

Meal Information

Tucker Inn – by pre-registration only.

Youth and Family Activities

Paint bunnies, for youth of all ages!

Merchant Information

Merchant organizer is Lady Scarlet (Merchant Organizer).
Please fill in the form ahead of time! Merchant Sign-up

Classes Offered

Making Soap
Taught by THL Merewen de Sweynesheie

We will make our own batch of soap in class while discussing the history and chemistry of soap making. Discussion may extend to other personal care products documented in period texts. Every participant will take an active part in the soap making process and will leave with a bar of soap they helped to make.

Time: 2 hours, 2:00 p.m. Saturday.

Cost: $2 material fee.

Max: 15 participants.

Contact to ask questions: moc.liamg@ruoloclatnemirepxe


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