Tir Righ August Investiture


Hosted in-person by Device of Principality of Tir Righ

The Principality of Tir Righ

and Device of Hartwood

The Shire of Hartwood (Nanaimo, Campbell River, Courtenay, Port Alberni, BC )

and Device of Seagirt

The Barony of Seagirt (Victoria, BC )

Event Summary

Event Main Contact (Event Steward): Elphin o Flaithbheartaigh
Date: August 26 , 2022 until August, 28 2022
Site opens at: 3:00 PM on August 26th 2022
Site closes at: 3:00 PM on August 28th 2022

Event site:
Qualicum Bay Lions Club
280 Lions Way Qualicum Bay, BC V9K 2C3

We acknowledge with respect that for thousands of years the Coast Salish First Nations have been deeply connected to the territories where we now have the honour to live, work and play.

You are invited to the idyllic coastal lands of the Salish Sea in Northern Hartwood as we celebrate the investing of the Heirs to the Storm Thrones, Tansist Saif and ban Tanista Alessandra. Watch in awe as the armored fighters battle for Guardian of the Spear. Behold the marksmanship of our archers as they compete for Guardian of the Bow. Activities include: Thrown Weapons; Cut & Thrust; Rapier; Largess competition; Children’s Activities; TUTR; merchants; Bardic and more!


Regarding leash laws: Dogs, or any other animals, must be leashed at all times as per RDN by law:

“leash” means a chain or other material not exceeding 2.4 metres in length or a retractable lead not exceeding 8 metres in length when fully extended, and suitable for control of the type and size of the dog or other animal attached to the leash


Event information is a work in progress, so check back frequently for updates.


Please note that this event is located on Vancouver Island. We STRONGLY recommend making a reservation at BC Ferries (https://www.bcferries.com/book-sailings) to catch the ferry you want. It is best to reserve sooner rather than later as they do book well in advance in the summer. We encourage you to create an account before making your reservation. This way, should you need to change your reservation, you can do so without penalty. Reservations can be made for vehicles and walk-ons.



Time: can drop off at designated table between 9am & 1:00pm

Winners will be chosen by a populace bean count and Princess’ Choice

What do you win: Populace choice will pick from the entries

(up to 6 depending on the number of entries)

Special Prize for Princess’ Choice

Theme: There will be 5 categories for entrants to choose from:

  • Children’s Toys (for 10 & under)
  • Embellished Largesse bags no larger than 9” x 11” finished size
  • Things that travel well (it’s off to war we go, it’s off to war we go, hi ho the merry O…)
  • Things in Principality Colors &/or Heraldry
  • Things every combatant kit can use (pick from 1 of the following areas: heavy, rapier, archery, thrown weapons, cut & thrust, or equestrian

Please ensure you label your work! Many recipients like to thank the artist, so please label each item. Remember that this is 6 of the same item ie: 6 sets of needlebooks, 6 bags, 6 toys… a pair of socks makes 1 entry

I am so looking forward to showcasing our amazing artisans!

Any questions can be directed to Maminka

(Jill-Marie (Maminka) Wilson on FB OR moc.liamg@acs.aknimaM)

This event includes the following activities and/or services:
Royal Presence - Tir Righ
Has Merchants
Has Classes
Offers Youth & Family activities
Has Heavy Fighting activities
Has Rapier and/or Cut & Thrust activities
Has Archery activities
Has Thrown Weapon activities
Has Bardic activities
Has Arts & Sciences activities
Allows pets (check for details)
Offers a feast or meal

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Registration Information

For camping and RV reservations, please email Arcos Aline de Seez at moc.liamg@gergnipmacia

Individual tent reservations are recommended, but not required. Group reservatons or encampments requiring a large footprint are required. RV reservations are required as space is limited.


For daytrip bus reservations, please email Mistress Yrsa at moc.liamg@sersubia

Transportation from the Departure Bay Ferry terminal for those wishing to day trip is available by reservation only. Cost is $20 per person, return, and includes space for gear. Fee does not include any ferry costs or event site fees.

Pick up is from the Departure Bay Ferry Terminal for the 6:25am ferry leaving Horseshoe Bay.

Drop off at the Departure Bay Ferry Terminal will align for the 10:40pm ferry leaving Departure Bay.

Please note that due to ferry scheduling we are unable to accommodate day trips from Tsawwassen to Duke Point.

For BC Ferries, https://www.bcferries.com/book-sailings

Accessibility Information

The main site is a level baseball field. There is a level entry building for heat relief and has wheelchair accessible toilets available.

Site Fees

Fee Type Cost*
Adults 19+ $30
Seniors 65+ and Students $25
Children and Youth Free
*SCA Members will receive a $5 member discount off the cost listed above.

Please make cheques payable to SCA-Shire of Hartwood.

Meal Information

Seagirt and Hartwood are hosting a welcome soup/stew on Friday evening for travellers. More info coming soon.

Tournament Information

  • Armored Championship
  • Archery Championship
  • Rapier
  • Cut & Thrust
  • Thrown Weapons

Information coming soon!


Youth rapier tournament – Fight your Princess and ban Tanista! more information coming soon!

Youth and Family Activities

Youth rapier tournament – Fight your Princess and ban Tanista! more info in tournaments


Children’s Scribal Challenge

Time: Meet at designated table between 10:00am & 1:00pm

Who can participate: All youth up to age 17.

Please ensure younger children (7 and under) have adult supervision.

What is it: Youth are encouraged to come to the Youth Scribal Table where pre-printed heraldry & scribal pages will be provided along with markers, crayons etc. They are encouraged to think of their ‘Hero’ for the day, complete and present their work to this person.

Older youth are welcome to join in and blank paper will be available should they wish to create their own unique work of art.

Any questions can be directed to Maminka

(Jill-Marie (Maminka) Wilson on FB OR moc.liamg@acs.aknimaM)

Volunteer Information

We are currently looking for a few team members. If you would like to volunteer, please let us know! Some of these positions are pre-event and on-line only.

Merchant Information

Merchants are welcome!

Please email Lady Giovanna at moc.liamg@gertnahcremia to reserve your space.

There are no associated merchant fees for this event.

Emergency Preparedness Information

In case of an emergency, please contact local authorities by calling 911.

There is a fire station next to the event site.


Although the SCA complies with all applicable laws 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 page was last updated: June 13, 2022
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