Event Main Contact (Event Steward): Cassandra Deveroux
Date: August 23 , 2019 until August, 25 2019
Site opens at: 3:00 PM on August 23th 2019
Site closes at: 12:00 PM on August 25th 2019
Culver City Park
East D Street (no physical address)
Culver, OR 97734
Hours: Friday, 3pm – Sunday, 3pm
Site: City Park, Corner of 1st Ave & East D St, Culver, OR
Directions: Make your way toward Highway 97. Heading east on Highways 20, 126, 58 and other Southern routes, turn North onto Highway 97. Turn left toward Culver on SW Culver Hwy just past milepost 106. Turn right onto 1st St. The park entrance will be on the right. Coming from Highway 26 and other points North, turn South on Highway 97. Turn right toward Culver onto SW Culver Hwy just past milepost 105 about 8 miles South of Madras. Turn right onto 1st St. The park entrance will be on the right.
Event Description: Murder in the Desert is designed to generate participation by all attendees. Every person will be part of a team of no more than 10 people. You can make your own group or connect with others on site. Anyone who has not chosen a team before the “Declaration of Teams” scheduled Saturday morning will be assigned.
Points: The team victors will take home a treasure provided by the Shire of Corvaria. Teams are awarded points for all activities. Team victory will be calculated based on the highest average points per person on your team.
Earn points as follows:
- Volunteer an hour, earn a point (gate, marshal, water bearing, etc.).
- Participate in the Summits or Corvaria Shire Championships earn a point
- Participate in siege cooking or iron scribal competitions earn a point; win first place and earn 5 points, win second place for 3 points
- Participate in Heavy war scenarios earn 1 point per type of scenario for a maximum of four points
- Participate in scheduled Cut & Thrust and Rapier tournaments earn 1 point per tournament; win first place and earn 5 points, win second place for 3 points. See above for championship points.
SCA trivia and live action heraldry will be used to break a tie.
In case of emergency…
Call 911 directly. There is good cell service in the area.
Emergency services are available at St. Charles Madras, approximately 10 miles north of site at 470 NE A St, Madras, OR 97741 (541) 475-3882.
Emergency services are also available at St. Charles Redmond, approximately 18 miles south of site at 1253 NW Canal Blvd, Redmond, OR 97756 (541) 548-8131.
The closest urgent care is Summit Medical Group Oregon Urgent Care at 865 SW Veterans Way, Redmond, OR 97756 (541) 382-2811.