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Tir Righ August Investiture

August 22, 2014 to August 24, 2014

Nanaimo,Campbell River,Courtenay,Port Alberni, BC

Autocrat: Cunegonda

The Shire of Hartwood invites the populace to gather, celebrate, and bear witness as Prince Savaric and Princess Dalla invest their heirs, Tanist Kerrigan and ban-Tanist Lenora.

Compete for the honour of Scorer of Tir Righ, or Scourge of Tir Righ!

More information will be provided in the weeks to come.


NOTE: ALL YOUTH ARE FREE. The Principality has elected to participate with the Kingdom in a trial of new family pricing. This is different than what is published in the Crier.

  • Adults: $25 ($5 discount with proof of membership)
  • Youth & Children (18 and under): Free
  • Merchanting: An additional $5 for table space

There is no day fee available. Please make all cheques payable to 'SCA - Shire of Hartwood'.


  • Staff Set up begins Thursday.
  • Merchant Set up begins Friday, noon.
  • General Set up begins Friday, 3pm.
  • General tear down should be finished by Sunday, 5pm.
  • There is potable water on site.
  • Bathrooms will be a combination of flush and portables for convenience.
  • There will be an on-site dumpster available for garbage. 
  • Above-ground braziers may be permitted, dependant on fire bans. We are expecting a total fire ban.
  • There are two shower stalls available.
  • There will be limited RV space available. We are looking into getting electric hookup, but there will be no grey water dumping.
  • Dogs are absolutely welcome, but must be on-leash and under control at all times. Owners must pick up after their dogs; bags will be available at gate.
  • There will be horses on site. The owners request visitors refrain from feeding the horses.

Stewarding Team:

  • Steward: Lady Cunegonda of Hartwood --
  • Co-Steward, Merchants: Archos Aline de Seez --
  • MiC: Ser Kheron
  • Assistant MiC: Azemar --
  • TAM MiC: Master John MacAndrew
  • Equestrian: Lady Symonne du Bois --
  • Dean: HL Doireann Dechti --
  • Co-Dean: Lady Sarra Venetrix
  • Gate: Mistress Halima al Rakkasa
  • Dayfood: HL Elizabeth Chatfeld, Dayfood Coordinator
  • Family Activities: Lady Ava al-'Aliyyah al-Shiraziyyah
We are seeking a bar coordinator. Please contact the Steward, Cunegonda, if you are interested in serving in this positions. Thank you!



12:00 Site Opens


9:00 - 10:00 Laurel Meeting

10:00 - 11:00 Pelican Meeting

11:00 - 11:30 Chivalry Meeting

10:00 - 11:30 Lists Open/Close for Scourge/Scorer Championships, Armour Inspection

11:30 - 12:00 BREAK

12:00 - 12:30 Opening Court/Invocation of Lists for both Championships

12:30 - 1:30 LOVE Meeting

12:30 - 3:00 Scourge Championship

2:00 - 4:00 Scorer Championship

4:00 - 5:00 BREAK

5:00 - 6:30 Final Court of Savaric & Dalla

6:30 - 7:00 Investiture of Kerrigan & Lenora/First Court


9:00 - 9:30 Financial Meeting

9:30 - 10:30 Curia

9:30 - 10:30 Lists Open/Close for Squires/Rapier Tourney, Armour Inspection

10:30 - 12:30 Squires Tourney/Knight's Invitational

10:30 - 12:30 Rapier Tourney/White Scarf Invitational

1:00 - 1:30 Closing Court

5:00 Site Closes

TUTR, Guild meetings, Welcome Centre, Family Activities, Scribal and Equestrian will be added soon.


More information will be posted as it becomes available.

Scourge of Tir Righ
The Armoured Champion of Tir Righ

Scorer of Tir Righ
The Target Archery Champion of Tir Righ

No crossbows shall be allowed in the competition, handbows only. 
Ties - a tie on either of the qualifying shoots will result in the shoot being re-shot with the two tied archers.

Shoot 1 - variant of the Society Seasonal Archery Competition

For this slots shoot, the competition consists of three targets each representing a different slot: the “vertical” slot, the “cross arm” slot, and the “off-set” slot. Competitors will have 4 shots at each target.

Winner of this shoot proceeds to the final.

Shoot 2 - Knight shoot

For this shoot, the competition consists of 6 shots of a combat arrow at a wooden Knight.  If you do not have access to combat arrows, there will be a limited number available.  If you have combat arrows, it is requested that you bring them and be willing to loan them to any who may need them.

Winner of this shoot proceeds to the final.

Final Shoot to be announced on site.

Squire Tourney/Knights Invitational
Format TBA

Rapier Tourney/White Scarf Invitational
Format TBA

Mix of Six

The theme for Investiture is 'Toys and Games'. Competitors are invited to present one or more sets of six themed or identical toys suitable for children, or simply the young at heart.

Theme TBA



Dayfood & Bar:

Menu and hours of operation, TBA

Hotel and Accomodations:

If you aren't camping with us, it's advised you book your room immediately. Many of the local motels are already full. 

Skylite Motel in Parksville may have a few rooms available still -- $109/night.
Qualicum Bay Resort has four suites available, ranging from $79-$129/night, but require you to pay your first night in advaince. 
Lighthouse Motel has three rooms remaining: a queen, a queen + futon, and 1 double, from $80 - $145/night
A search on can lead to some Bed and Breakfasts in the area. 

Site Info:
Name: Qualicum Bay Lions Club
280 Lions Way
Qualicum Bay, BC V9K 2C3

Directions to Site:

From Nanaimo:

Travel north along the Old Island Highway (19A), passing through Qualicum Beach. Continue north for another 15 km, then turn left onto Lions Way. (There will be a sign advertising various community groups, including the Lions Club.) Signs will be available to guide parking.

If travelling along the Inland Island Highway (19), connect to the Old Highway by turning right onto Horn Lake Road (signs for Horn Lake/Qualicum Bay/Bowser), left onto the Old Island Highway (19), and in 2 km turn left onto Lions Way.

From Courtenay:

Travel south along the Old Island Highway (19A), passing through Bowser. In 5.7 km turn right onto Lions Way. (There will be a sign advertising various community groups, including the Lions Club.) Signs will be available to guide parking.

If travelling along the Inland Island Highway (19), connect to the Old Highway by turning left onto Cook Creek Road (signs for Deep Bay/Bowser), then right onto the Old Island Highway (19A). Travel south for 11.5 km, then turn right onto Lions Way.

From Port Alberni:

Travel north along the Inland Island Highway (19). After about 14km, turn Right onto Horn Lake Road (signs for Horn Lake/Qualicum Bay/Bowser), then left onto the Old Island Highway (19A). In 2 km turn left onto Lions Way. (There will be a sign advertising various community groups, including the Lions Club.) Signs will be available to guide parking.

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