Terror in the Tulips Tournament/Sable Rose Emprise


Event Summary

Event Main Contact (Event Steward): Merike de Ross
Date: June 22 , 2012 until June, 24 2012
Site opens at: 12:00 AM on June 22th 2012
Site closes at: 12:00 AM on June 24th 2012

Event site:
Skagit County Fairgrounds
1410 Virginia St. Mt. Vernon, WA 98284

Terror in the Tulips Tournament/Emprise of the
Sable Rose        

Shire of
June 22-24,
Mount Vernon, WA


Join us for the first ever Terror in the Tulips Tournament
on Saturday.  Prizes (and bragging rights) will be
awarded in Heavy Armored Combat, Rapier, Archery, Thrown Weapons,
Equestrian, Bardic, and Arts and Sciences. Youth can compete for
prizes in Youth Armored Combat, Arts & Sciences, and
Bardic.  This is meant to be a very fun and sometimes silly

On Saturday afternoon (probably right before court), “The Wild
Hearts” (Duchess Angharad & Mistress Arias) will be
hosting a T-Tunic competition/fashion show.  The categories
are Terrible/Tacky T-Tunics (using your worst or craziest fabrics,
etc) and Fabulously Fantastic T-Tunics (wow us!).  We reserve
the right to give special recognition to those who make us
speechless with their entry (good or bad).  

And, did we mention the frying pan toss?  We are having one
of those too! Watch here for more information on activities and

On Sunday, watch or participate as the best of the best compete
in the Emprise of the Sable Rose. Try your skills in Fine
Rapier combat, Exciting Equestrian challenges, Heavy Armored Pas

Archers, join us on Sunday for York Rounds.

HL Ivan Leskov and Duchess Angharad will be conducting a couple
of workshops on how to harness a horse and the basics of ground

Arts & Sciences
– There will be four competitions: (1)
Youth, decided by populace vote, (2) Adult, decided by populace
vote, (3) Adult (beginner), decided by judges, and (4) Adult
(experienced), decided by judges. The judged entries are encouraged
to provide brief documentation (perhaps a page or so), and will
present their entry to the judges. There will be a prize for the
winner of each of these competitions.

A&S contest entries must be on display by
10:30 a.m. Populace voting will be open from 10:30 a.m. until 2:00
p.m. Judging will take place during the same time. Please contact
Lady Avelyn de Mowbray, A&S Minister, at
moc.liamg@yarbwomednyleva, for questions and scheduling.

will be a Dessert Auction to help raise money for the Shires
General Fund. Please drop off your tasty dish across from the court
area which will be marked before 6pm Saturday evening with an
ingredient list. Then don’t forget to come bid on your favorite

To Pre-register for the event or for RV Parking/Group
Camping, Contact:
  HL Michael FitzGeoffrey  

Website:  http://midhaven.antir.sca.org  
Watch for updates, registration forms for equestrians, RV
registration info and more.

Event Stewards:     HL Mericke
de Ross (Monique Moran)moc.liamg@ssoredekcirem

           HL Etolé Marchant
(Robin Begin)moc.oohay@tnahcram_elote  

Sable Rose Contact:    Duchess
Angharad Banadaspus Drakenhefd, OP    moc.oohay@ritna_darahgna

Merchant Contact:  HL Bryson
MacLachlan     moc.liamg@ccmnosyrb  

Equestrian Contact:  HL Taraðan
banMarca (Marcia Royal)    moc.elbacevaw@ylfesroh

Site Information:  Skagit County
Fairgrounds, 1410 Virginia St., Mount Vernon, WA  98284. 
Site opens at 3pm on Friday, June 22 and closes at 7pm on Sunday,
June 24.

Site Fee:  Weekend, $15
for Adults + $5 Adult NMS, $10 for ages 5-17, 4 and under are free.
Daytrip, $10 for Adults = $5 NMS, $5 for ages
5-17, 4 and under free. Equestrians will pay an
additional $10 per horse haul in fee and need to register with HL
Taraðan banMarca by June 15th. RV
Parking with hook up to power/water $10/weekend, without hook up is
free.  Make checks payable to the “Shire of Midhaven, SCA

A couple of volunteers would be appreciated for assistance with
field heraldry and light town cry.  Please contact HL Michael
FitzGeoffrey at moc.liamg@yerffoegztifleahcim if interested.

Terror in the Tulips
Tournament Schedule of Events


9:00 a.m. All Lists Open


10:00 a.m. Armor Inspection

Arena Open

10:30 a.m. Heavy Tournament

Archery Tournament

Jr. Heavy Tournament

All A&S entries must be at the A&S Pavilion

Populace Voting begins for Jr. Entries

12:00 p.m. LUNCH

1:00 p.m. Rapier Tournament

Equestrian Tournament

Thrown Weapons Tournament

2:00 p.m. A&S Voting ends (pick up entries by 3:30 p.m.)



There will not be a potluck this year, but all attendees are
invited to bring their evening meal to the grassy area to eat
while watching the Bardic performances. Or just come watch
the performances. A winner will be chosen and announced at
the end of the competition.

Emprise of the Sable Rose Schedule of


8:00 a.m. Armor Inspection & Lists Opens

9:00 a.m. Opening Court
Processional/Introduction of all in Heavy, Rapier & Equestrian
competitors and their Inspirations to the Ladies of the

9:45 a.m. Heavy and Rapier Tournaments begin

10:00 a.m. York Rounds Begin

12:00 p.m. Lunch

1:00 p.m. Sable Rose Equestrian Emprise begins

4:30 p.m. Closing Court

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