Hosted in-person by
The Barony of Aquaterra (Snohomish County, WA )
Event Main Contact (Event Steward): Mieczyslaw Czarnecki
Date: January 27 , 2023 until January, 29 2023
Site opens at: 12:00 PM on January 27th 2023
Site closes at: 5:00 PM on January 29th 2023
Evergreen State Fairgrounds 14405 - 179th Ave SE Monroe, WA 98272
January 28-29, 2023
Saturday 9am-6pm & Sunday 9am-5pm
Evergreen State Fairgrounds Monroe, WA
Visit Ursulwyck Village, where we demonstrate life in Medieval Times. Meet the artisans and learn what our society is about. After seeing what makes us so excited about the Middle Ages, visit the Marketplace to peruse our wares and find a souvenir. Listen to our bards, see a Medieval Fashion Show, and more! See more Armored Fighting, Rapier, Archery, and Thrown Weapons than you can stand! You can even join us for court and witness the pomp and circumstance!
Faire Cost for Non-SCA members:
Adult (18+) $25 weekend/$15 day
Children and Youth under 18 – FREE!
The Seneschal for the Society of Creative Anachronism released an updated statement on Bullying and Harassment that is required to be posted at the entry gate to every event from now on. The statement is as follows:
“The SCA prohibits harassment and bullying of all individuals and groups.
Harassment and bullying includes, but is not limited to the following:
Participants violating these rules are subject to appropriate sanctions. If an individual feels subjected to harassment, bullying or retaliation, they should contact a Seneschal, President of the SCA, or the Kingdom’s Board Ombudsman. If a participant of the SCA becomes aware that someone is being harassed or bullied, they have a responsibility pursuant to the SCA Code of Conduct to come forward and report this behavior to a Seneschal, President of the SCA or Kingdom’s Board Ombudsman.”
More details about this policy can be found on the Society Seneschal’s website.
This event includes the following activities and/or services:
Royal Presence - King
Royal Presence - Queen
Royal Presence - Tir Righ
Offers Youth & Family activities
Has Heavy Fighting activities
Has Rapier and/or Cut & Thrust activities
Has Archery activities
Has Thrown Weapon activities
Has Arts & Sciences activities
Add all events from Aquaterra to your personal calendar (ical format)
Fighters who may use the fighting gate Saturday 8am-930am. This gate is only for fighters. All others must use the main gate. Please note if you get there close to 930 you may be shifted to main gate.
Sleeping hall is on a 1st come, 1st served basis. Email Scott.Editor@gmail.com to reserve a spot. Please remember that this will be a shared space. Quiet time at 10pm. Be courteous and treat others as you wish to be treated.
Limited RV spots with power are available 1st come, 1st served. Email Scott.Editor@gmail.com
Evergreen Inn & Suites has a king room for $109 and a double queen for $119. Remember to mention the SCA, Ursulmas or Barony of Aquaterra when booking.
19103 U.S. Route 2 Monroe WA 89272
The fairgrounds has ADA stalls in the bathrooms.
Service animals are allowed, however the site does not allow pets.
|Site opens for Merchants
|Gate opens for Populace
|Gate closes for the night
|Gate open for Populace, lists open
|Armour inspection begins
|Gate opens to the public
|Fighter gate CLOSES
|Lists close for Court
|10:30am (Or after Court)
|Lists reopen, YAC authorization
|Heavy tournament, Cut & Thrust, Rapier Bear Claw (never won a tournament)
|Ranges open for practice
|Thrown weapons novelty tournament
|Rapier open field
|Archary novelty tournament
|Gate closes, merchants close
|*Order of Defense meeting to be held at conclusion of rapier tournament
|*Order of Chivalry meeting to be held at conclusion of heavy tournament
|Gate opens to Populace
|Gate opens to the Public
|Gideon de Noirville Memorial tournament (over 40 heavy), Ice Scream rapier tournament
|Archary novelty shot
|Period kid heavy tournament, over 40 rapier
All fighters, please make sure your fight cards are up to date BEFORE the event! Remember to present your fight cards, membership cards AND site tokens to the Lists person.
Reduced armor is NOT allowed at this event. Wear your full kit or you will not be able to participate in the tournaments.
Heavey Fighting Saturday:
Note: there will be NO day-of NEW authorizations to be held at Ursulmas. All fighters looking to authorize
need to do so ahead of time. Any renewals will be done at the marshal’s discretion and availability.
However, as the day can be very busy, this is also best dealt with ahead of time.
Ursulmas Armored Combat Tournament
The traditional round-robin armored combat tournament will once again be held on Saturday at Ursulmas. The
top 2 competitors from each eric will advance to a single-elimination Sweet 16 semi-finals. From there, the two
finalists will compete in a best 2-out-of-3 finals.
The tournament will begin immediately after Saturday morning Court. Lists open at 8 AM, and close at 9:45 AM.
Gideon de Noirville Memorial Tournament
Gideon Hrafensfuri, bringeth unto all and sundry, the 25th annual Gideon de Noirville Memorial Tournament.
Combatants whose years number two score or more are welcome. Bear witness as seasoned elders put
themselves to the hazard – and once standing, possibly fight. The clash of weapons, the creak of joints, the
wheezing war cries! Truly, the path unto glory shalt be shuffled upon! Great fun for all ages!
Lists open at 9 AM on Sunday, and close at 10:15 AM. Fighting will start at 10:30 AM.
Ursulmas Bear Meat Tournament
This is open to all non-belted fighters who have never won a tournament.
This tournament will run concurrent with the Gideon de Noirville Memorial Tournament. Lists times are the
The Period Kit Tournament
The Period Kit Tournament is a celebration of those fighters and their kits that inspire us, with their focus on
All fighters wishing to enter this tournament must be meet the following criteria:
1. No visible plastic, except basket hilts.
2. Your kit must be appropriate to a given time, place, and culture. Any out of period elements needed for safety
should be made as unobtrusive as possible.
3. All fighters must at the start of the tournament, introduce themselves, and briefly tell the crowd about their
persona and the kit they are fighting in.
The prize this year will be a custom-made shield, painted by Andromacha tis Lésvos.
The Period Kit tourney will run after the Gideon de Noirville Memorial Tournament, starting at 12:30 PM. Lists
will close at 12 Noon.
Archary and thrown weapons both will have a novelty tournament!
There will be youth fighter authorizations on Saturday morning, with a noon tournament.
YAC fighter authorizations at 10:30 Saturday
YAC tournament noon Saturday
Nordic Trader, Tandy Leather, creativity Works, Vidar Leather Works, Horse N Round, Reanning Teine, BB Wolf pack, Keltic Kraze, Persistent Tiger, Dragonstorm Sports, Redwolf and more!
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