Avacal First Crown

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May 01, 2015 to May 03, 2015
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Their Highnesses’ bid one and all to come bear witness to the Crown Tournament to choose the first King and Queen to sit the Gryphon Thrones of Avacal. Come forth and witness the valor and chivalry of those who would put themselves and their inspirations forth to reign!

The activities of the day will include: the Crown tournament, Squires tourney, Cadet tourney, Equestrian, and the 33rd Silver Arrow Archery tournament. Many other festivities, classes and meetings will be open to the populace. The evenings will include Court, followed by the glow of fires, bardic, socializing, and much merriment.

Merchants are welcome to show the skills and talents of their craft and in lieu of a merchant fee, a donation to the Avacal largess is requested. Please contact the Merchant coordinator to reserve merchant space. bitterendmerchantsteward@gmail.com

There is no charge for camping; fires must be in supplied fire pits or in an above ground brazier.

Site opens at 4:00pm May 1, 2015, and closes at 1:00pm May 3, 2015

Site Fees: Adults: $20.00 CAN Youth 17 and under: No Charge A $5.00 NMS will be charged for anyone without proof of membership. Please make cheques payable to “SCA Bitter End”

Shire of Bitter End, Red Deer, Alberta, Canada
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Snow, wind, sun. Typical May Weather in Central Alberta.

The schedule is as follows


4PM Site opens

Saturday: Meetings, Tournaments

8:00AM Laurels, Rapier Inspections

8:30AM Laurels till 8:45, Rapier Tournament

9:00AM Chivalry, Rapier Tournament

9:30AM Chivalry till 9:45, Archery Inspections

10:00AM Pelicans/ Heavy Lists open, Archery Tournament/ Equestrian Activities

10:30AM Pelicans till 10:45 Archery Tournament/ Equestrian Activities

11:00AM OGGS, Heavy Inspections

11:30am Court Prep/ Heavy Lists Close, Heavy Inspections/ Lists close

12:00PM Morning Court, Morning Court

1:00PM Invocation of the Lists, Invocation of the Lists

2:00PM - 6:30PM Crown Tournament, Crown Tournament

7:00PM - 9:30PM Evening Court, Evening Court

Sunday: Meetings, Tournaments

9:00AM Cut and Thrust Inspections

9:30AM Cut and Thrust Tournament/ Squires Tournament Inspections

10:00AM Noble Estates, Squires Tournament

11:00AM Curia

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