Rogue Tavern Returns


Hosted in-person by Device of Madrone

The Barony of Madrone (King County, WA )

Event Summary

Event Main Contact (Event Steward): Rapheal (the Rogue) van Uttkerke
Date: April 16 , 2022
Site opens at: 9:00 AM on April 16th 2022
Site closes at: 11:30 PM

Event site:
Vasa Hall
10530 324th Place SE Issaquah, WA 98027

Updated 4/3/2022

A tavern-style social event with gaming, live music, dancing, pick up fights (rapier and heavy armor), and merriment. Light boxed dinners and snacks can be purchased.

Their Excellencies of Madrone seek good gentles who shine as beacons of the best of the Barony to compete for champion in armored, and rapier combat. By display of prowess, chivalry, and joy in the martial arts, competitors will vie for selection by the noble Baron and Baroness to take on the mantles of Champions for these combat skills.

The event will also host the Madrone Bardic Championship, where among many shining beacons of bardic arts, one can do best on that day and win the honor of Bardic Champion of Madrone.

This is a Level 2: Branch Event where no Kingdom or Principality business is expected to be conducted event.

Site is discretely wet. Please keep to period containers, be reasonable and legal in your consumption.

All current (at the time of the event) King County, WA and An Tir COVID guidelines will be followed, which may include pre-registration, proof of COVID vaccination or negative test, indoor masks, and COVID tracing information.

This event replaces the Madrone Arts, Sciences, & Bardic Competition originally reserved on this date.  It is also combined with Lionhearts Martial Tournament originally scheduled for May.

“Although the SCA complies with all applicable laws to try to ensure the health and safety of our event participants, we cannot eliminate the risk of exposure to infectious diseases during in-person events. By participating in the in-person events of the SCA, you acknowledge and accept the potential risks. You agree to take any additional steps to protect your own health and safety and those under your control as you believe to be necessary.”

This event includes the following activities and/or services:
Is an online gathering
Accepts PayPal
Has Heavy Fighting activities
Has Rapier and/or Cut & Thrust activities
Has Bardic activities
Offers a feast or meal

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This is a Level 2: Branch Event where no Kingdom or Principality business is expected to be conducted event.

Registration Information

Pre-registration is not required, but helpful planning and potential contract tracing.

Please pre-register here.



Accessibility Information

Ramp into building.  Accessible family bathroom.

Site Fees

Fee Type Cost*
Adults $23
Youth (5-17) $10
Children (under 5) Free
*SCA Members will receive a $5 member discount off the cost listed above.

Event Schedule

Time Activity Location
9 a.m. Site Opens for setup, pavilions, sunshades welcome!
11 a.m. Gate opens
12 to 12:30 p.m. Invocation Court for Heavy, Rapier, and Bardic Champions
1 to 4 p.m. Championship tournaments
4:30 to 5 p.m. Champion Investiture Court
5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Kitchen opens and fires are lit!
More music, more gaming, dancing, and frivolity
9 p.m. Cleanup and Goodbyes!
11 p.m. lights out and locked up!

Meal Information

Site fee includes a boxed dinner of soft pretzel, sausage and cheese on a stick with a side of soup (beef and barley/vegetable and barley).

Hot cider, hot tea, and coffee included.

Add’l items available for small charge, including s’more kits, additional soup, cheese and sausage on a stick, and pickles.

Tournament Information

Invocation 12 to 12:30 p.m.

Madrone Heavy Championship 1 to 4 p.m.

Madrone Rapier Championship 1 to 4 p.m.

Madrone Bardic Championship from 1 to 4 p.m.

Investiture of Champions court  4:30 p.m.

If you are interested in competing for the Madrone Heavy, Rapier, or Bardic championships at the Rogue Tavern, there is no letters of intent, but competitors need to swear an oath at invocation and, if victorious, swear oath of office. You must be a current member of the SCA, represent your art or martial skill and Madrone positively and attend event to choose successor.

Youth and Family Activities

Indoor and outdoor games for all ages!

Volunteer Information

Volunteers always welcome!  Gate, marshals, setup, clean up, serving, gaming!

Merchant Information

No merchants planned, but you never know who might throw down a blanket!

This page for event id 7926 was last updated: April 6, 2022
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