Once more the Shire of Ramsgaard invites all to join us for our
annual Freeze Off
The day will be full of tournaments, classes and a wonderful
Do honor to your inspiration in our Frozen Lily Rapier Prize
Tournament and our Armored Prize Tournament
Enjoy the wacky weapons armored tournament and test your skills
with a myriad of weapons and combinations
The hall will be available for an overnight stay!
Join us again for more activities on Sunday - Bacon and pancake
breakfast and more fighting!
Feast and be merry
Learn and teach!
Site Fee: $20 - SCA Members will receive a $ 5 discount
Lunch: by donation
Overnight stay + breakfast: $5
Pre-reg not required
Lunch : Ploughman's lunch - various meats and cheeses, assorted
fruit, and buns
Dinner: Pulled Pork, buns, roasted roots vegetables, and ceasar
Breakfast(Oct 20): Pancakes and bacon, tea and coffee
Water and Gatorade will be available for purchase with the proceeds
to go towards the Tir Righ travel fund
Pop will be available for purchase throughout the day
Sword and Dagger - Taught by Maestro Guidobaldo
If there is time and interest Maestro Guidobaldo has offered to
hold a long sword class.
The SCA - What it Really is and What we Should Know. An updated
version of why we are playing in the SCA. The courtesy, fun and
inspiration that make participation worth while. Aimed at everyone,
new and long time, geared for fighters too. Tips and tricks for
making it fun for everyone. - Taught by HL Sine
Beginner Heraldry - A Class to help translate and even enjoy the
fascinating world of colors and symbols. Covers what is tincture,
field and charges, field divisions and ordinaries. How are all
these put together and when they are how do you decribe it
- Taught by HL Asilian
Norse wire weaving - A brief history of norse wire weaving and step
by step instructions on how to get started. Students should bring
small neednose pliers and wirecutters, 24 gauge wire. Hand outs and
weaving rod provided. Cost is $2 - proceeds to go to Tir Righ
- Taught by Lady Rose Laisre
Beginner's Knotwork(Bains) - basic knotwork class to show you how
to make wonderful patterns of knots.Covering drawing knots,
combining shapes, outside the frame, turning ribbons back and
building knots around voids.A handout and materials will be
supplied No children under 13 please
- Taught by Dame Elena de Maisnilwarin
There will be a dirty dozen largess donation derby!
There will be an A&S competition coordinated by Lady Ciana
RAPIER AND A&S TEAM UP!!
In an effort to combine aspects of our society we have decided to
hold a A&S competition that will involve A&S and rapier -
one does not have to enter as a duo but it is strongly recommended
to reach out and promote interactions with these two groups
As with the tournaments this is an inspiration based
Theme of Inspiration to be interpreted by the contestant
Each person will make a 5-10 minute presentation on their
Once each person has presented they will be available at their
individual tables/spaces for questions.
Each person who shows up to these presentations will get a bead
with which to vote
Prizes are awarded based on vote totals
There will be an additional prize to the RAPIER A&S Duo who
score best COMBINED in their disciplines.
One page or less of documentation needs to cover what where why and
5-10 minute presentation based on your piece( the theme being
To enter in combination with a rapier fighter
The A&S person must come to the list field and make a heraldic
introduction of the rapier fighter including their name, lineage
and who they are fighting for. The A&S person can but does not
have to be the rapier fighters inspiration for the day.
The A&S person should also be at the rapier field for the
majority of the tournament cheering their fighter on.
The rapier fighter must come to both A&S presentation slots and
introduce the A&S person, their lineage and what the project
Rapier fighter placement in the tournament will get them a certain
number of points
A&S participants will similarly gain points based on their
placement of combined populace and peerage votes.
Combination of these points will determine the winner of the Pairs
Hope to see you all there!
TENTATIVE SCHEDULE - changes may occur
8 am - Site opens
9 am - Class 1 - Intro to Norse wire weaving (1 hour)
- Dirty Dozen Donation Derby begins
- Rapier lists open and armor inspections
- Arts and Science lists open
10am - Rapier Prize Tournament begins
- Class 2 What is the SCA (2 hours)
11:30am - Lunch served till approx 1:30pm
12pm –Class 3 Beginners Heraldry( 1 hr)
12:30pm - Heavy lists open and armor inspections
1 pm - Heavy tournaments begin(Prize and Wacky weapons
- Class 4 Sword and Dagger( 2 hrs)
3 pm - Arts and Science presentations
4 pm - Class 5 Beginners knotwork (2 hours)
- Rapier tournament #2
6:30 pm - Dinner and Court
After court - Revel and sleep over
Pancake/Bacon breakfast and more fighting!
Located at the Heffley Creek
6995 Old Highway 5, Kamloops, B.C. V2H 0B5
Site Info: Name: Heffley Creek Hall 6995 Old Highway 5 Kamloops, BC V2H 0B5
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