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Ursulmas

January 25, 2013 to January 27, 2013
Aquaterra

Snohomish County, WA

Autocrat: Symonne la Merciere device6982OP

Greetings unto the Populace of An Tir!    (update Jan 19th)


To the delight of the Barony of Aquaterra, we again host the renowned mid-Winter Tournaments and incredible display of artisans' skill by hosting Ursulmas XXXII!

We have 5 days and counting down!

News for Today
Sleeping Hall has about 20 spaces available.
RV parking is full.
Hotels with discounts can be found as a printout or on the An Tir InfoScroll.

Food vendors being solicited. Coffee vendors secured. You may bring your own food and/or bring in from town this year.

Meetings of the Order of the Grey Goose Shaft, Kingdom Equestrian Guild, and the Puget Sound Calendar meeting for Coronets and Seneschals will be on Saturday. Schedule to be posted once times confirmed.
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Site Use, Gate Fees & Locations

This year Ursulmas occupies two main buildings - the Evergreen Speedway Grandstands housing Gate, the Marketplace and Village of Ursulwyck, buildings Arena shall be for Combat and those A&S displays not in the Grandstands. 

Gate will be located in the Grandstands, while all pre-reg/paid guests may enter the Combat Arena separately, without going through the Grandstands Gate first. All typical Gate procedures will be maintained. Entry thereafter to all activities and buildings by showing your site token.

Gate Pre-registration is closed as of 15th of January.

Gate Pre-Paid Incentive -Armor Drop at North doors

Access to the Armor Drop doors will be limited to Gate pre-reg/paid attendees who can check in at the north door and proceed to drop gear or those who show a Site Token. 

Doors open at 8 am, and close promptly at 10:30 am with armor inspection completing at 11 am.

Those who enter the Grandstands Gate by 10 am may also use the Armor Drop by showing their site token upon arrival at the North doors. Pre-reg/paid intake will close at the North doors after 10:30 am - Site Tokens required.

Lists Pre-Registration 
for the Ursulmas Tournaments are now open!!!

To Pre-Register, please send the following information to Lists@Ursulmas.org.

Your SCA Name:
Your Modern Name:
Your Fighting Titles:

Fight Practices that You Regularly Attend:

Which Ursulmas Tournaments you Will Be Fighting In.
Check-in (with Site Token) and off to Armor Inspection
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Ticket Prices:
 Includes 5% Snohomish County Ticket Tax.

Our modern guests usually come only for the day*, but we do offer full weekend rates for those who wish to enjoy the Ursulmas experience both days. All ticket prices listed here include a non-member surcharge. SCA Members receive $5 discount on Adult tickets.


Single Day                              Non-member
                                                (includes NMS)
Adults 18+                               $16
Seniors & Military                      $14      (with ID)
Youth 6-17**                           $9
5 and under                             free
Family Cap                               $50    (2 A+2 Y)  addtl Y free

Weekend                                Non-member
                                                (includes NMS)
Adults 18+                               $18
Seniors & Military                      $16       (with ID)
Youth 6-17**                           $11
5 and under                             free
Family Cap                               $58     (2 A+2 Y) addtl Y free

**Note to Parents / Guardians:
No minor will be allowed into the Faire without a permission form from a parent or guardian. if a minor attempts entry or activities with another adult, not a parent or guardian, the Event Staff cannot permit entry.

Many of our activities in the Living History display and the Combat Arena are deemed safe by proximity (observers are behind a proven safety zone, behind minimal barriers).

All minors (17 and under) in attendance must have all signed authorizations to attend. Absolutely no exceptions. See the Info Page on www.ursulmas.org for the forms required.

Site Fee Reimbursement Requests
As the number of folk through Ursulmas' Gate are enormous, reimbursement for Gate Fees will be completed within 7 days after the event. All requests for reimbursement must be received by January 20th, otherwise all sales are final. Contact gate-prereg@ursulmas.org to send in your no-show notice or event@ursulmas.org to ask questions.

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Hours of Faire Operation

 

Friday
January 25th

Saturday 
January 26th

Sunday 
January 27th

SCA Hours

3pm - Midnight

8 am - 6 pm

8 am - 5 pm

Public Hours

 

9 am - 6 pm

9am - 5 pm

 
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contests

We have several types of contests occurring at Ursulmas beyond the combat, archery and thrown weapons tournaments.

For the light of heart, we have the Best Dressed Bear contest. Bring your favorite, beloved stuffed animal dressed to accompany Saint Ursul on his merry adventures in Aquaterra.  Entries to be presented by 1 pm, Saturday. Bring your entry to HL Samira al-Waddi (near Eastern living history display) in Ursulwyck Village for Announcement of the winner shall be in evening Court Saturday.

Arts and Sciences Display Contest! Contact HL Myrun Bjarnardottir at arts@ursulma.org to reserve your space for displaying your learning and fine artisan crafts. This contest is based on the best showcased r projects. Clear explanation of your project, with diagrams, clear descriptions and display of your items all to tell the story of your journey of recreating the Middle Ages.

Ursulwyck Village has many wonderful things to do and see! Our demonstrators and living history participants are creating some interesting displays for all to enjoy. There is so much each of us invest to create to relive the past. Showing our appreciation by letting our Ursulwyck Coordinator, Pani Katarzyna Miloshova on who you like best.

Our Marketplace will be busting at the seams this year and with this comes two very popular contests; best merchant display and best demonstration of creation of wares. Please let our Merchant Coordinator, Lady Sarra Treemaker at the event for who you think should be awarded the prize for their efforts.

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Volunteers - Nothing happens without you!

Ursulmas is a gargantuan event on par with many of An Tir's Crown-level events. Our guest totals average about 1400-1600 people through the door in a single weekend. We always need a few folks willing to add a few hours of assistance in Gate, waterbearing, field heraldry, lists, parking, setup & teardown.

If you believe you can offer some of your 3 pm to help out, contact us atvolunteers@Ursulmas.orgWe thank you in advance for your help!

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Merchants and Marketplace

Merchant spaces are now full. No further applications will be taken at this time. All questions merchants@ursulmas.org.

Our current roster of vendors for the final Marketplace as of December 28th.

Barefoot Cordwainer
Burnt Village
Cat & Candle
Creativity Works
D&D Chain Maille
Dark Ages Games
Dream Visions
Eviless Stash
Gaean Allusions
Gifts from Atlantis
Govinda's Workshop
Gypsy Caravan
Hat Lady of AnTir
Iris and Quentin's Home
               Candle Manufactory
Jed N Ennie Enterprises

Kerri Fuhr Designs
Khana Kustom Leather
Magickal Aardvark
Nordic Trader
Pastiche
Prose and Steel
Redwolf
Sewings Our Specialty
Silk Road Tribal
Smitty's Smithy and Fine Crafts
Sparrowhawk Studio
Tandy Leather
The Fur Connection
Thistle Hollow Enterprises
Wild Woods
Wyevern Mercantyle

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Schedule - Preliminary

Saturday

Sunday

08:00 AM         SCA Gate Open
08:00 AM         Armor Drop Opens &
                         Inspection begins

09:00 AM         Doors open to public
10:00 AM         Opening Baronial Court

After Court       Archery Range Open
10:00 AM         Sable Rose Rapier Tourney
10:00 AM         YAC List Sign-Up
10:30 AM         Armor Drop Closes
11:00 AM         Thrown Weap Range Open
11:00 AM
        Heavy Championship
NOON              
YAC Tournament
NOON               Rapier Championship
1:00 PM           TW Novelty Competition
1:00 PM           Archery Novelty Shoot
2:00 PM           Public Archery
3:00 PM           Youth Archery
4:00 PM           YAC Workshop

All Day
            Ursulwyck Village

5:00 PM
          Closing Royal Court



MEETINGS on Saturday (Green Room)
11:00 AM        
Order of the White Scarf
NOON
               Order of the Grey
                         Goose Shaft
1:00 PM           Puget Sound Regional
                         Calendar Meeting
4:00 PM           Kingdom Equestrian Guild

08:00 AM         SCA Gate Open
08:00 AM         Armor Inspection begins

09:00 AM         Doors open to public
10:00 AM         Opening Baronial  Court

10:00 AM         Bear Claw Rapier Tourney
10:00 AM         BearMeat Tourney
10:00 AM         Grumpy Archer Over 40
10:00 AM         YAC Mixed Melee
11:00 AM         TW Range Opens
NOON               de Noirville Over 40
NOON               Grumpy Rapier Tourney
1:00 PM           Archery Combat Tourney
1:00 PM           Vicis Proeliator Conflictus
2:00 PM           YAC Workshop

All Day
            Ursulwyck Village

5:00 PM           Closing Baronial Court

 

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Onsite  Accommodations & Hospitality

The Ursulmas Staff wish to accommodate our guess in the best way possible. We have several opportunities for use of the Sleeping Hall, we have RV camping and are current Accommodations a discount program with hotels and restaurants in the City of Monroe. We hope to have this information available as soon as possible.

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Hotels and Crash Space   (Nov. 2012) 
Our event team is in the process of contacting our local hospitality and commercial vendors in Monroe, WA.

Ursulmas Onsite Sleeping Hall
Fairgrounds 4-H Exhibition Hall
We offer an onsite, no-fee alternative to a hotel/motel accommodation. The Sleeping Hall is a large space with segregated areas for cots and tourney bed sleeping. The building is monitored by guests in residence for security of personal items. This building is heated, with electric outlets and quiet areas available for those who are earliest to bed. Access to on-site showers is also available for our Sleeping Hall guests. For reservations, emailsleepinghall@ursulmas.org or complete your request on your
Pre-Reg/Payment Form.

RV Camping
Fairgrounds Parking by Target Range


There are about 12-16 spots available for RV camping within close proximity of the main buildings. Some locations have power on a first-come basis. There is no water, though there is a dump on the Fairgrounds.
 

No power:    $20/Night    
With power:  $25/Night       (RV camping fees set by the Fairgrounds.

To reserve your spot, please contact Baroness Arianne of Falconmoors at 425-778-2359 or RV-prereg@ursulmas.org.

Hotels & Motels
GuestHouse Inn & Suites Monroe
19103 State Route 2  Monroe, WA 98272
Toll-Free: 1-800-214-8378

This hotel is offering a 15% discount on all room rates. Room prices average $105-120 King.
Please let them know you are attending Ursulmas Medieval Faire to get your discounted rate.

For more information and to view room information
http://www.guesthouseintl.com/hotels/monroe

Best Western Sky Valley Inn
19233 State Route 2  Monroe, W 98272
Phone for reservations (360)794-3111 

We are pleased to offer the Ursulmas Medieval Faire a special rate of $99.99+tax for a KING room and $109.99+ tax for a two QUEEN room during the dates of January 25th - January 27th 2013. Suites are available for a $20.00 upgrade fee.

For more information and to view room information
www.bestwestern.com/prop_48118


Fairgrounds Inn
18950 Highway 2  Monroe, WA 98272
Tel: 1-360-794-5401
Mail: fairgroundinn@yahoo.com

Motor-inn. No discount available but rates are cheap. For more information and to view room information
http://fairgroundinn.net/

For a print & go version of the Event FAQ sheet and Accommodation Listhttp://aquaterra.antir.sca.org/node/5090.
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Restaurants with Discounts in Monroe, WA
Sahara Pizza

Once confirmed, our team shall post any hotels and restaurants that wish to give a discount to event guests when they are confirmed. More info to come.
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After Hours Revel
(30 Sept 2012) Check back here for details closer to the event date. 

 

Site Info:
Name: Evergreen State Fairgrounds
14405 - 179th Ave SE
Monroe, WA 98272

Directions to Site:

From I-5: Hwy 2: North or South take exit 194 to Hwy 2, East.
Follow Hwy 2 toward Snohomish and Monroe for just over 13 miles.
Turn left on 179th Ave SW, just as you enter Monroe (before you get to Hwy 522). Turn right into the fairgrounds parking lot at the SCA sign.

From 405 or 522: Take Hwy 522 (Bothell/Woodinville interchange),East.
Go all the way to the end of the highway. Turn right at the T-Junction, and right at the next light onto 179th Ave SW.

Turn right into the fairgrounds parking lot at the SCA sign.

 



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