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Kingdom A & S / Bardic Championship

March 11, 2011 to March 13, 2011
Dragon's Laire

Kitsap & N Mason Counties, WA

Autocrat: Isketol of Tartersus device5465OP

NOTE:  The autocrat listed above has had to step down.  If you have questions/concerns about this event, please contact THL Oliver Tarney at Thank you.

Greetings unto the Populace of An-Tir. The Barony of Dragons Laire would like to invite you to join us in beautiful Silverdale WA in the heart of An-Tir for the 2011 Kingdom Arts, Sciences and Bardic competitions on March 11th, 12th and 13th 2011, at the Silverdale Beach Hotel.

The Hotel has 50 single and 50 double rooms (offered at $89.00 and $99.00 respectively) for event attendees. Include Reservation Code # 198146 to get the special rates. Contact number is (360) 698-1000

There are two additional hotels, the Oxford Suites (360) 698-9550, and Oxford Inn (360) 692-7777, within easy walking distance, less than 2 blocks, for overflow attendees.

Silverdale Beach Hotel sits on the shores of Sinclair inlet with half of the rooms having water views.

Hotel catering is willing to provide a “Grab & Go” style breakfast buffet on Saturday and Sunday Morning and lunch buffet on Saturday at reasonable rates (estimate between $12 and $15)

For indoor spaces, small contained open flames such as candles, sterno or electric hot plates are OK.

For outdoor spaces, braziers' with low flames or charcoal are OK.  There is a large fire pit available for evening entertainment as well as standing propane heaters for the court yard area.  

All event activities will be contained at the Silverdale Beach Hotel.

In addition to lodging, other nearby amenities include 5+ restaurants, 10+ fast food franchises and numerous local shops. JoAnne Fabrics and Staples are right across the street. Safeway, Albertson’s and Red Apple groceries are within two blocks. Michael’s Crafts, Kitsap Mall and Fed-ex Office/Kinko’s are within six blocks.

FEES:  $15, NMS applies.  Make checks payable to "Barony of Dragons Laire, SCA, Inc."

In Service,

THL Oliver Tarney, Seneschal - Barony of Dragons Laire 

Dave Emmons 

(360) 930-0437 (preferred method of contact)



(Subject to Royal Prerogative)

Friday - March 11, 2011

10 AM—Gate Opens

Hotel Check-in occurs all day

6:00 – 10:00 PM Site opens for competitors

Saturday-March 12, 2011

7:00 AM Site opens for set-up, competitors

8:00 AM Registration/Site Opens

9:00 AM Opening Court

9:30 AM Combined Judges/Competitors Meeting

10:00 AM Children's Competition/Display

10:00 AM First Judging Session

11:00 AM Second Judging Session

12:00 PM Lunch break and meeting time (Laurels’ meeting in bar area)

1:00 PM Third Judging Session

2:00 PM Fourth Judging Session

3:00 PM Fifth Judging Session (if necessary)

4:00 PM Open for meetings, final tabulation happens at this time, and single

entries are removed from competition area.

5:00 PM Evening Court and Bardic Performances


9:00 AM A&S Finalist #1 presentation

9:30 AM A&S Finalist #1 judges’ consultation

Bardic Finalist #1 presentation

10:00 AM Bardic Finalist #1 judges’ consultation

A&S Finalist #2 presentation

10:30 AM A&S Finalist #2 judges’ consultation

Bardic Finalist #2 presentation

11:00 AM Bardic Finalist #2 judges’ consultation

A&S Finalist #3 presentation (if applicable)

11:30 AM A&S Finalist #3 judges’ consultation (if applicable)

Bardic Finalist #3 presentation (if applicable)

12:00 PM Bardic Finalist #3 judges’ consultation (if applicable)

12:30 PM Final Court

ADDITIONAL ACTIVITIES:  Saturday, March 12, 2011


9:00 AM to 6:00 PM – Exchequer Training (see THL Elonda Blue Haven – Kingdom Exchequer)


12 Noon to 2:00 PM – Children’s Arts & Sciences Displays

1:00 PM - Rapier/Heavy Fighting - Heavy and rapier fighters will be randomly paired into teams of two (one of each discipline).  The intention is to encourage interaction between the 2 disciplines.  The tournament will either be a double elimination or a round robin depending on the number of people/teams.  Each round will be 2 out of 3, fighting heavy then rapier, if a third fight needs to happen then it will alternate between heavy and rapier.  (See Sir Rauokinn or Don Talon at the event)


Site Info:
Name: Silverdale Beach Hotel
3073 NW Bucklin Hill Rd.
Silverdale, WA 98383

Directions to Site:

Driving Directions:


From the North

From Hood Canal Bridge:

Head SE on Wa-104 E doe 0.8 mi

Take first right on WA-3 S for 13.8 mi


From Kingston Ferry Terminal:

Start at Ferry Terminal going toward Washington Blvd NE

Make U-Turn at Washington Blvd NE onto NE E 1sr St (WA-104 W) 0.2 mi

Bear right to follow WA-104 W for 3.7 mi

Continue on Bond Road NE (WA-307) for 5.3 mi

Turn right on WA-305 NE for 0.7 mi

Take Ramp onto WA-3 S towards Bremerton for 7.1 mi


From Bainbridge Island Ferry Terminal:

Head west on Olympic Dr SE toward Harborview Dr SE for 0.3 mi

Continue onto WA-305 N for 13.3 mi

Merge onto WA-3 S for 7.1 mi

Take exit 45/Silverdale/E Bremerton for 0.2 mi

Turn R onto Waaga Way (WA-303) for 0.2 mi

Continue on Kitsap Mall Blvd for 0.9 mi

Turn R onto Silverdale Way for .2 mi

Turn Left onto NW Bucklin Hill Rd for 0.1 mi

Turn Right into Silverdale Beach Hotel



From the South

From Olympia:

Take exit 104 to merge onto US-101 N for 17.4 mi

Exit onto WA-3 N toward Shelton for 2.8 mi

Turn Right onto Pine St for 1.7 mi

Continue onto WA-3 N for 58.6 mi


From Tacoma Narrows Bridge:

Head northwest on WA-16 W for 21.1 mi

Take WA-3 N ramp towards Bremerton/Poulsbo for 8.8 mi


From Bremerton Ferry Terminal:

Exit ferry onto Washington Ave for 0.1 mi

Turn L onto Burwell St for 1.4 mi

Turn Right onto Callow Ave for 0.1 mi

Turn L onto 6th St for 1.6 mi

Turn R onto WA-3 N for 439 mi

Take Newberry Hill Rd exit for 0.6 mi

Continue on Silverdale Way NW for 1.0 mi

Turn R onto NW Bucklin Hill Rd for 0.1 mi

Turn Right into Silverdale Beach Hotel

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