The Shire of Appledore (Oliver and Osoyoos, BC )
Date: October 8 , 2010 until October, 11 2010
Site opens at: 12:00 AM on October 8th 2010
Site closes at: 12:00 AM on October 11th 2010
Rock Creek Fairgrounds
3880 Kettle Valley Road East
Rock Creek, BC V0H 1Y0
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The Twenty-Sixth Tournamment of the Golden
October 8 – 11, 2010
Appledore – Cawston, BC
Autocrat – HL Kendra the Undecided Wyndhaven
Co Autocrat – HL Glynne-Rose Wyndhaven
Judging Coordinator – HL Magdalen of Haphazard Manor
The shire of Appledore invites one and all to join the
estimable Ladies of the Golden Swan to celebrate scholarship
and persona development during this event.
Golden Swan is a persona development challenge for female
personas. The purpose of Golden Swan is to foster
knowledge of the lives of women in the Middle Ages and
Renaissance. A successful Golden Swan has acquired a
level and depth of understanding of what a woman’s life was
like in a given time period that may be unequalled even in
the highest academic circles.
Prospective candidates must enter 12 categories. Eight are
mandatory: Persona Development, Skills & Technologies,
Costuming, Needlework, Calligraphy, Everyday Life,
Courtesy & Etiquette, and Inspirational Behaviour.
The candidate must also choose 4 of the following catagories:
Games and Pastimes, Bardic, Dance, Survival Skills, Habitat,
Food. All categories are open to anyone who would like to
enter as individual contests.
Golden Swan candidates are expected to remain in persona from
Saturday morning until Court on Sunday, and will be subject
to judging during this time. All other attendees are
asked to respect the candidates and do their utmost to enable
them to maintain their personas. The best way is to try to
remain in persona yourself when the candidate is near.
On Saturday there will be the traditional Pas d’Arms for
armoured, the traditional barrier is resurrected, ribbons
will be available to all Ladies present in the gallery.
On Sunday their will be the second annual Harvest Champion
Tournament for Armoured fighters.
On Saturday there will be a prize Tournament.
On Sunday there will be the third annual Cob’s Championship
On Saturday there will be a formal catered feast brought to
you by HL Malcolm of Lamont and Mistress Elayne Greybeard,
the bardic competition will be held at this time.
On Sunday there will be a Potluck feast, we will be holding
the Jawbone of the Ass competition. Everyone is encouraged to
dust off their favourite puns, tales and songs to tease and
entertain the populace, the Jawbone will be passed on to the
person who is the favourite of the audience.
Site opens at 4pm on Friday October 8,2010 and closes at 3pm
on Monday, October 11, 2010.
Adult: Non Member $22.00-Member (discount) $17.00
Youth (6-18) $10.00
Under 6 Free
Family Cap $54.00 (+NMS if applicable)
Adult Day Non Member $15.00 Member (discount)
Youth Day $6.00
Under 6 Free
Family Cap Day $32.00 (+NMS if applicable)
(Discounted Member fees reflect the NMS which is in effect
for this event)
Feast fee: $12.00 pre register $15.00 after
Please note: The location is camping
friendly, with a nice hall to warm up in. There are flush
toilets and running water. There is a grocery/liquor
agent next door.
Site is discreetly damp.
Unfortunately absolutely NO PETS are allowed on
anywhere on site due to rental restrictions.