SYGC Trials


Hosted by Device of Lions Gate

The Barony of Lions Gate (Vancouver, BC )

Event Summary

Event Main Contact (Event Steward): Galath ab Edwin
Date: August 16 , 2013 until August, 18 2013
Site opens at: 12:00 AM on August 16th 2013
Site closes at: 12:00 AM on August 18th 2013

Event site:
Donatello’s Farm
25133 Zero Ave. Aldergrove, BC V4W 2H4

2013 Barony of Lions Gate :
Sergeant, Yeoman, Gallant, Courtier trials

Date: Aug 16, 17, &18

Steward; Sergeant Galath ab
Edwin (moc.liamg@niwdebahtalag)

Come support those members of
Lions Gate’s populace as they challenge for the rank of Sergeant,
Yeoman, Gallant, or Courtier. Have a chance to see our Equestrian
riders challenge themselves with a brand new rank, the
demonstration rank of lancer. There are a number of challengers
this year, they will appreciate your kind word, piece of pie, or
readiness to be lead. Challenge yourself with the questions each
candidate must know for heraldry, strategy, games, dance! These are
our future, or current leaders, join them in a truly formative
experience. Or just enjoy a day, perhaps with games, archery, or a
picnic with good friends. Bring a song or story to share around the
Bardic fire! Learn a dance! Fight in the unbelted

The Grene Wode is a
delightful location for our Barony to gather and share a pivotal
moment in peoples lives. Rainbows, sunshine, quiet joy, and riotous
fun can be had by all camping for the weekend.


All Candidates Must Attend
Opening Court Saturday Morning bring your device! The Baroness
should already have your written application in hand.

Testing for some areas will
be done by designated testers, but the input of the populace is
important and welcome. Combat testing will welcome participation by
heavies, rapiers and archers. Dancing is better with greater
numbers, and a bardic test without an audience is a

Members of the populace will
be heard in the Sunday morning circle discussions, as the personal
qualities of the applicants are examined. Or contact the Baroness
directly if you can not attend. 

Merchant space will be
available no charge – bring your own tables please. Contact the

Fees: Adults $15. Youth
(12-18) $8. Children (12 and younger) free. $5 NMS applies to all
adults who do not have proof of membership. Make cheques payable to
Barony of Lions Gate

Kids under 12 Free , Family
Cap $25 ( immediate family only! 2 adults 2 youths or

Site Owner’s Rules: NO PETS,
smoking only within designated areas (this does not include your
encampment), beware of farm equipment, animals, and water hazards
(this is a working farm).


5:00 pm Site Opens

7:00 pm Candidate meet n


9:00 am Wake-up

10:00 am Opening

10:30 am Armour Inspections
and testing 11:00am War scenarios and Command Archery range opens
(subject to change)

4:00 pm Dance

7:00 pm Sergeantry Meeting at
the Baronial Pavilio

8:00 pm Bardic


9:00 am Wake-up

10:00 am Courtesy

11:30 am Etiquette

1 pm closing court

3:00 pm Site closes (everyone
off site) 

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