Event Main Contact (Event Steward): William Richard Drake
Date: June 1 , 2007 until June, 3 2007
Site opens at: 12:00 AM on June 1th 2007
Site closes at: 12:00 AM on June 3th 2007
Corner of Old Pac. Hwy 99 & Kalama River Road
Kalama, WA 98625
The Shire of Rivers Bend invites you to join us for our 4th annual Heavy and Rapier Defender Tournement and WAR!!! Schedule includes; heavy and rapier defender tournements, rapier roving prize tourney, heavy blanket tourney, war scenarios for heavy with combat archery, war scenarios/melees for rapier, Ithra classes, childrens activities, merchants, Friday night soup kitchen meet and greet(A monatary donation of $3.00 is appreciated but not required), and more!!! New info as of Feb. 1st – Prizes for the rapier prize tourney will be a handmade cavalier half cape and a rapier frog for your belt for 1st and 2nd place. Also, if you wish to enter the prize tourney please make sure you have someone with you to act as your second – they will be there act as marshalls as this is a Roving Tourney. Winners of the tournements will be decided by most wins. Depending on the tourney format, if there is a tie, the person with the least amount of losses will be the winner. Below is an almost finalized schedule, there are a few more things to be checked on for the final version but it will not change much from this version.
Friday June 1st
10am – Site opens for merchants
12pm – Site opens for populace
6pm – Event meet and greet under covered picnic area, there will be a soup kitchen open.
8:30 pm – Torchlight pickup fights if there is enough interest.
Saturday June 2nd
8am – first town cry with information on activities
9am – Field Heraldry Ithra Class starts
10am – Heavy Armor inspection
11am – Heavy Defender Tourney Starts
How to Run Gate Ithra class starts
12pm – Heavy Blanket/Prize Tourney
1pm – youth Heraldic Scavenger Hunt begins
2pm – Children's Bocce Tournement begins
How to Run Gate Ithra Class part 2 begins
2:30 – Rapier Armor inspection begins
3pm – Rapier Defender Tourney Begins
4pm – Light Marshaling Ithra Class begins
4:30 – Rapier Prize Tourney (Roving Tourney) begins
6pm – Awards Announcements
7pm – Begining Doumbeck Ithra Class begins
Evening – Bardic Circles
Sunday June 3rd
9am – Heavy Armor Inspection
10am – Heavy and Combat Archery War Scenarios begin
12pm – Rapier Armor Inspection
1pm – Rapier Melee Scenarios begin
5pm – Site Closes
We will continue to update here with new information as it becomes available. Please contact the Autocrat with any questions.
Site Info: This site is a field – make sure to bring your shade and sunscreen with you! Trash, including cigerette butts, is to be packed out. Smoking in designated areas only. Site is discreetly wet. Animals allowed on leashes and must be cleaned up after.
Site Fees: Members – $8.00 ages 9 and over, Non-Members – $11.00 (18 and Older), Children 8 and Younger – FREE! Daytrip fee of $5.00. Family Cap: $30. Make checks payable to "Shire of Rivers Bend, SCA Inc." Site Opens at 12 pm Friday and closes at 5 pm Sunday. Merchants are welcome, merchant fee is a donation to the Shire prize box. All merchants responsible for having appropriate paperwork. All food merchants must be certified through the Health Dept. Licensing questions – city of Kalama, 320 N 1st Street, Kalama, WA 98625; (360) 673-4562. Please contact the merchantcrat for reservations form at moc.edagirbelcricnori@yprahnori or check An Tir Merchant's Site.
Autocrat: Lord William Richard Drake; ten.orezten@A4661rubilacxE; (360) 200-2363 cell.
Merchantcrat: HL Lyra of Ascalon moc.edagirbelcricnori@aryL; (360) 261-4874 cell.