Seagirt Summer Tourney & SYG


Hosted by Device of Seagirt

The Barony of Seagirt (Victoria, BC )

Event Summary

Event Main Contact (Event Steward): Hawise le Wollemongere
Date: August 14 , 2015 until August, 16 2015
Site opens at: 12:00 AM on August 14th 2015
Site closes at: 12:00 AM on August 16th 2015

Event site:
Private Farm
4409 Bennett Road Victoria, BC V9C 3Y3

Come one, come all to
Seagirt’s Summer Tourney and SYG Trials!

This year, SST (Seagirt Summer Tournament) and
SYG (Sergeants Yeoman and Gallants Trials) have been merged into a
single event.

note that due to fire bans, there can be no open flames at this
– no cooking fires, tiki torches, or candles please.
Propane fire pits and briquette BBQs are allowed. Thank

Two gentles will
be vying for the honour to represent Seagirt in the Sergeants,
Yeomen and Gallants trials. Come and give them your support as they
endure the trials to prove their worth to Baroness

There will be a
heavy tournament! There will be a rapier tournament! There will be
lots of archery!

Besides the official activities planned for the
weekend it is hoped to have an extravaganza of archery happening,
with regular Royal Rounds, the Seasonal Archery Shoot (SSAC), the
Royal Archers challenge (Double Royal Rounds) and even York and
Clout shoots if the layout can be achieved. We also hope to have a
variety of levels of archery instruction available for just about

Along with the SYG trials and archery
championship, we will have
a heavy tourney, a rapier
tourney, and an A&S competition.

Barony of Seagirt Marksman Tournament

Do you have what it takes to be a marksman in
Seagirt? Do you have the qualifications? Speed, Accuracy, Distance?
This year’s competition is designed to bring the best of all of
those with these criteria together to compete for this treasured

There will be four qualifying rounds. The winner
of each qualifying round advances to the quarter final
competitions. The next four top aggregate scores over all
qualifying rounds also advance to the quarter

Qualifying Round 1: UNLOAD YOUR CLIP – 2
ends @15 yds of 6 arrows shot as fast as possible. 1 pt for every
second used. +5 points for every arrow NOT on the scoring surface
(60cm ring). Low score wins.

Qualifying Round 2: OUTTA THE LOOP – 2 ends
@ 15 yds, 6 arrows shooting from inside an arrow loop enclosure.
Targets are exposed heads behind pavises. 1 pt for every head
struck or grazed. High score wins.

Qualifying Round 3: INTA THE LOOP – 2 ends
@ 20 yds, 6 arrows shooting into an arrow loop at a defending
archer. 1 pt for every body hit. 3 pts for every head hit. High
score wins.

Qualifying Round 4: DO YOU HAVE ANY CLOUT?
– 2 ends @ 100 yds, 6 arrows into a representative castle
structure. 1 pt for every arrow inside wall structure. 3 pts for
every arrow within 3 ft centre circle

Quarter Finals
Blind Man’s Royal Rounds
– 2 ends @ 20 yards 6 arrows into a standard FITA 122 cm
target. Top 4 scores advance to semi-finals.

How to get a head in archery
– Head to head shoot. 2 ends. 1st place archer from quarters
vs 4th place archer. 2nd place archer vs 3rd place

Timed accuracy shoot. First person to shoot out the eyes

Competitions subject to change according to


The Arts
& Sciences Champion is sponsoring a competition at

“Anything archery – A picture is worth a
thousand words.”

This competition is for any item(s) portrayed in
a documentable period image that also involves archery (portraits,
manuscripts, illumination).

Judging Criteria (by order of importance):
documentation; authenticity; complexity; workmanship; aesthetic


2:00 pm    
Site opens

Saturday, August

9:00 am    
Opening Court

Persona presentation (candidates
present themselves in persona)

Questions from Populace (two for
each candidate)

am      Historical Battle presentations
(ten mins. each)

10:00 am   
Archery Range Opens, archery testing

11:00 am   
Archery Championship starts

12:30 pm   
Archery Championship Finals

1:00 pm    
Lunch break

2:00 pm    
Games testing

2:00–4:00 pm     Armoured

3:00 pm    
Fencing testing

4:00 pm    
Armoured testing

4:00–6:00 pm     Rapier

5:00 pm    
Dance testing

6:00 pm    
Dinner break

7:00 pm    
Bardic testing

8:00 pm    
Chivalry Court

Sunday, August

10:00 am   
Heraldry testing

Castles and Fortifications

Armour and Weapons

Siege weapon testing

1:00 pm    
Closing Court

3:00 pm    
Site closes

Merchants are
welcome at no charge, but please contact the event steward in
advance so we know to set up space for you. Gold Key will be

Please note:
The property is farmland and we cannot guarantee that the ground
will be even. There is no shade. It can be windy later in the day
and into the evening; plan to stake down your

There will be
water but it may not be close to camping, however there will be
wheelbarrows at our disposal to carry water containers. Fire use
will be based on any provincial fire ban rules that may be in
effect. Smoking will be in a designated area.

Dogs are
allowed on site; An Tir leash laws will be in effect.

will be on site, including one that is wheelchair accessible. There
will be a garbage bin available (if it fills up, please carry out
your garbage). There will be a place to deposit returnables for a
local scout group. Reduce, Reuse, Recycle!

Site opens at
2:00 pm, August 14 and closes at 3:00 pm, August 16.

Site fee is
$20 (no non-member surcharge); 18 and under are free. Please sign
in on arrival.

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