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Founding Revel

February 08, 2014

Vancouver, WA

Autocrat: Justin de Leon device8021OP

In the year, Anno Societatis XIV, the King of the West, Christopher of Hoghton, and An Tir's Prince, Edward Zifran of Gendy granted charter to Stromgard. Come and join us once again as we celebrate the joyous occasion of Stromgard's founding with a feast and tournament.

The Arts & Sciences Champion for the Barony of Stromgard will be decided at the Founding Revel. Competitors vying for the honor of Champion should prepare two entries, one of which must incorporate the Kingdom and Barony of Stromgard populace badges.

Entrants should declare their intent in writing (electronic format acceptable) to Baron Ivon (gebarber2001(at) and Baroness Hlutwige of Stromgard (hlutwige(at)

A ransom style tournament will begin at Noon, simulating tournaments fought in the 12th and 13th centuries. Ransoms will be won, the higher rank the fighter, the greater the ransom.

A feast inspired by recipes from the 12th century will be prepared by HL Eulalia Piebakere, PRE-REGISTRATION for the feast is REQUIRED. Pre-registration for the feast is found at this site: . Registrations will be accepted until 6:00 PM, Wednesday, February 5th.

There will be a light sideboard of foods during the day.


NOTE: Their Royal Majesties, Eirik and Drifinna will be in attendance and will hold court following the feast.




-Oxymel (vinegar/honey drink)

-Brown bread, butter

First Course:

-Hen in winter (roast chicken with sage sauce)

-Chyches (roasted chick peas)

-Salat (green salad)


-Makerouns (noodles with cheese and spices; possibly a GF option will be available)

Second Course:

-Brawn with Lumbard mustard (salt pork with mustard sauce)

-Pottage of Rice (a rice pudding)

-A dish of lekes (leeks baked with butter and spices)


-Small tarts of dried fruit (possibly a GF option will be available)

-Food of Cyprus (almond milk custard with candied pistachios)

After dessert:


-Claree d'eau (spiced honey drink)


Event Schedule:

Site opens: 10:00 am

List opens: 11:00 am

Invocation Court: 11:30 am

A&S Championship begins: 12:00 noon – ends 3:00 pm

Ransom Tournament begins: 12:30 pm

Games Tournament begins: 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Basket Auction: 12:00 noon – evening court

Feast Begins: 5:00 pm

Evening Court: 6:30 pm (following the feast)

Site Closes: 10:00 pm

This site is a dry site, so please remember, no alcohol permitted.


Site: Washington Grange, 7701 NE Ward Road, Vancouver, WA 98674. Site opens Saturday, 10 am, and closes at 10 pm.


Site fee: Adults $8.00 (+$5 non-member surcharge for adults), youths and children under age 18 are free. 

Feast fee: Adults $12.00, youths ages 13-17 $6.00, children 12 and under are free.

Make checks payable to SCA, Inc.- Barony of Stromgard.


Event Steward: Justin de Leon (Van Carter), 10406 NE 44th Ct. Vancouver, WA 98686,, (509) 991-5632 



Site Info:
Name: Washington Grange Hall (No. 82)
7701 NE Ward Rd.
Vancouver, WA 98682

Directions to Site:

From the North: I-5 South to I-205 South, exit 32, left on NE Padden Pkwy, 3.2 mi., right on NE 137th Ave., .4 mi., turn left on NE 76th St. .6 mi., cross NE Ward Rd. the site will be on your left.

From the South: I-5 North to Exit 2 - 39th St. / WA-500 E. follow signs for WA-500 E, continue 5.2 mi., turn right on Fourth Plain, look for signs for Camas, 1.6 mi. left on NE Ward Rd., .4 mi., turn right on NE 76th St. the Grange is immediately on your left.

From the South: I-205 North to Exit 30A-30B-30C for WA-500 E./NE Gher Rd. / NE 112th Ave., merge onto WA-500 E. .7 mi., turn right onto NE Fourth Plain Rd. look for signs to Camas, 1.6 mi., turn left on Ward Rd., .4 mi., turn right on NE 76th St. the Grange is immediately on your left.

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