The Shire of Vinjar (Grande Prairie, AB)
Date: October 1 , 2004 until October, 3 2004
Site opens at: 12:00 AM on October 1th 2004
Site closes at: 12:00 AM on October 3th 2004
Oyez, Oyez, Oyez. Once again the spectre of a harsh winter is upon us. With the harvest safely off the fields, join the Shire of Vinjar as the skilled compete in Heavy, Rapier, Archery Tourney’s. Come for the renowned “Grape Stomp” as well as the first annual “Maighstir Gruadaire” (Master Brewer) competition. The Drover’s Reach Tavern will be open for business. *No outside alcohol will be allowed*
PAID RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED FOR MEALS AND BEDS, SPACE IS LIMITED
Site fee: Adults – non SCA members $10 + 4 NMS = $ 14 Cdn $10 with a paid membership.
The site is wheelchair accessible and has indoor showers/washrooms. Meals: $12 for feast on Saturday evening (limited to 110)
Reservations deadline for feast is September 24th Bed fee:$10 per person per night. (There are 56 beds in heated cabins -26 top bunks in heated cabins). Bring your own bedding. There will also be limited camping space at $5 per tent. (Smalls under 12 free except bed fee applies) (Smalls under 6 free)
FRIDAY: 7PM Site Opens
9:00 -10 am Rapier Inspection
9:00 – 5:00 Arts and Science Display
10:00 – 1 pm Rapier competition and scenarios
1:00 – PM Archery Inspection & Lists Open
1:30 -4 PM Archery Competition
2:00 PM Heavy Amour Inspection & List Open
2:30 – 4:00 PM Heavy Tournament
4 PM – 1st annual Maighstir Gruadaire (Brew Master Competition – period documentation highly encouraged)
5:30 PM Grape Stomping
6:30 PM Feast Court to follow Feast
SUNDAY: Clean Up Noon Site Closes
Autocrats: Skye MacLean (Kelly MacLean) and Dare (Darren Johnson) Box 842 Dawson Creek, B.C. V1G 4H8 phone: 250-843-6866
Registration for site/meals: a Bhantiarna Sadb ingen Thuathail Box 983 Beaverlodge AB, T0H 0C0 (780)354-3803 ten.tenalpsulet@retsofv
-Makes cheques payable to ASCA Canton of Vinjar
Feastocrat – a Bhantiarna Sadb ingen Thuathail Phone: (780)354-3803 ten.tenalpsulet@retsofv
– Please contact Feastocrat with any food allergies
-limited indoor merchant space will be available until 5 PM on Saturday, please contact autocrat to reserve a table, outdoor merchanting welcome all weekend. There will be no merchant fees, donations to tournament prizes always welcome.
Directions to site There is no street address or postal code for this site. Camp Tamarack Camp Ground, not the RV Park!
Follow Hwy 43 to Grande Prairie, turning LEFT at the Hwy 43/Hwy 2 junction. Follow Hwy 43 South/100 St. to 116 Ave. (just past McDonalds – watch for “Hwy 43 West/Alaska” overhead sign). At 116 Ave., turn RIGHT. Follow Hwy 43 to 100 Ave. (by Staples). At 100 Ave., CONTINUE HEADING SOUTH, now following Hwy 40 South/Wapiti Road(108 St.) (watch for “Hwy 40 South/Wapiti Road” overhead sign). Follow Hwy 40 South through and out of Grande Prairie. Continue south of Grande Prairie 5km, and turn LEFT at “Camp Tamarack” signage and follow the SCA signs.
From Dawson Creek: enter Grande Prairie on Highway 43 past airport. Turn right on highway 40/Wapiti Road. Travel south of Grande Prairie 5km; turn left at Camp Tamarack signage and follow the SCA signs.