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Seaside Tourney

July 13, 2012 to July 16, 2012

Victoria, BC

Autocrat: Richard Touchet de la Croix device3554OP




Seaside Tourney

July13-16, 2012
Salt Spring Island , B.C.

The Incipient Canton of Swanhaven invites you to join us by the Sparkling Sea for our very FIRST event at beautiful Ruckle Park. Who will be Swanhavens First Champions of  Armoured Combat ,Combat Archery, Rapier,  A & S and Bardic. Other activities include Ship Battles and Roving Rapier, Combat Archery Shoot , IKCAC  Padded Target (jockster), Don Quixote tavern skill, Hunker-down, thrown weapons, RBG Poppinjay shoot....Whew! And for the mind, Celtic Life and Lore, Banner making demo and chainmaille demo on the Sunday and  core TUTR classes: Intro to book Heraldy, Chivalry and Etiquette and SCA Structure ! see descriptions below. The theme for the Arts and Sciences and Bardic Competitions is a SWAN in any medium. Potluck BBQ and Bardic at fire ring. Bring your lutes, flutes , drums and zills, and conch shells!

Core TUTR class: 'Introduction to SCA Structure', taught by Viscountess Æringunnr Yrsudóttir. 11 am
From Shire to Society – what are the differences between different types of branches in the SCA? What is the SCA and where does it come from? Who is the King and what is his relationship to the Seneschal?What on earth is the Mucking Tall Maul and what do you have to do to get it? If you have ever found yourself wondering about any of these questions, then this is the class for you! Cost $1

Core TUTR class: 'Chivalry & Etiquette', taught by Viscountess Æringunnr Yrsudóttir  1 pm
The SCA is founded on the ideals of Medieval Chivalry. What does this mean and how does it play out in the day to day activities of our game? In this class we will explore the customs, courtesies and basic etiquette of the SCA. By the end of the class, you will have a good idea of what is expected of you as a noble in the SCA, and what youc an expect from others. Cost $1

Core TUTR Class: 'Introduction to Book Heraldry', taught by Maister Iago ap Adam.  2:30 pm
Students will learn about period heraldic and naming practices, and how those practices are codified in the SCA Rules for Submission. Cost $2

'Celtic Life and Lore' also known as "Anacronachais 's Athbheochan na nGael: Elements of Celtic Personas across the Irish Sea.' taught by James the Celt   4:30pm
Learn all about Celtic social structure, names, clothes, food and history. Cost $0 (free as the wind that blows across the Irish Sea)

To pre-register mail a cheque with your name and your course selections to Katy Brady at 212 Maliview Drive, Salt spring Island, V8K 1B7
Pre-registration is preferred to ensure that instructors have enough class handouts.
For more information call 250 538 1940 or email or

Event Stewards:
Monseigneur Richarde Touchet (Glen Marcotte) 250.653.9919
Her Ladyship Genevieve de Clairvaux, 250.653.9919

Weekend: Includes Camping Friday, Saturday AND Sunday nights. Adults $20, Youth (13-18) $10, Children (12-under) $0. Day fee: Adults: $10, Youth $5, Children $0. NO NMS.

Opens 1pm Friday July13, Closes 11am July 16.

To pre-register Mail a cheque to Glen Marcotte, 562 Isabella Point Rd. Saltspring Island, BC, V8K 1V3

Make cheques payable to: SCA - Barony of Seagirt

Note: site is discretely damp.

Short walk in to the camp site, wheelbarrows available.

Pets allowed on leash and please pick-up after them.

Car-pool if possible. Fulford Ferry pickup for walk ons by pre-arrangement. Email for details.

Campsite webpage and directions:

RV sites first come first serve, non-reservable, no electric outlets, extra charge. Email for details.

Food and ATM available at Fulford Ferry or Ganges. Gas available in Ganges only.



Site Info:
Name: Ruckle Park
1801 Beaver Point Road
Saltspring Island, BC V8K1W3

Directions to Site:






Make your best way to Salt Spring Island on the Tsawwassen-Long Harbour, Swartz Bay- Fulford or Crofton-Vesuvius ferry.

Ruckle Provincial Park is at the south end of Salt Spring Island at the end of Beaver Point Rd.

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