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Whispers carried upon the Autumn Winds bring rumor that Tir Righ will soon have an Heir to the Storm Thrones. In the Shire of Hartwood, Prince Liam and Princess Nadezhda shall step down and bow before the new Prince and Princess of Tir Righ: Vikingr and Lishinia!
As well, not only will this Event host the Rapier Championship to select the new Scar for Tir Righ but there will be contests and activities for Heavy Combat, Archery, Thrown Weapons, and an A&S Largess Competition. The information regarding these contesets can be found below.
9:00am Gate Opens
9:00am Grey Goose Shaft Meeting
9:30am Pelican Meeting
10:15am Laurel Meeting
Lists Open for Rapier Championship
Archery Contest Begins/ Range Opens
11:00am LOVE Meeting
11:30am Lunch Break until court
11:30am Lists Close for Rapier Championship
12:30pm Archery Range Closes
Final Court of Liam & Nadezhda
Investiture of Vikingr & Lishinia
First Court of Vikingr & Lishinia
2:30pm Invocation of the Rapier Championship Tourney
3:00pm Rapier Championship Tourney
Thrown Weapons Contest Begins/Range Opens
Thrown Weapons Range closes at Finals for Rapier Championship
5:00pm Court Resumes - Kingdom Court, followed by Principality
Investiture of New Rapier Champion
6:00pm MOD Meeting
Combined Seneschal's/Exchequer's meeting
6:45pm Chivalry meeting
12:00pm Site Closes
Also, There will be TUTR classes at Investiture! The Schedule will be as follows. Note that during the Rapier Finals there will be a pause in the class activities.
10:30 - 12:00 Basic Needle felting (Maminka)
10:30 - 11:30 Basic Knitting (Hallveig Sigrunsdottir) )
10:30 - 12:30 Introduction to Alchemy (Isabella da Firenze )
15:00 - 17:00 Veils (Mael Brigte)
15:00 - 17:000 Left Handed Calligraphy (Master Iago)
15:30 - 16:30 Novus 1 - What to wear (Viscountess Wulfyn)
15:30 - 16:30 - Novus 1 - Keeping busy (Maminka)
Additionally, there will be two hands-on learning opportunities for water point and tavern throughout the day.
Registration fee is $25.00, less $5 for members with proof of membership; children and youth are free. Students and seniors receive a $5 discount, upon display of valid Identification.
Please make checks payable to the "Shire of Hartwood".
A Block of rooms had been reserved at the Best Western Plus Chemainus Inn. The Reservation date for the Block has now elapsed.
The Tucker Inn is pleased to
present dayfood at Investiture. The Menu will be as
Lunch: Ladys $5 Lords $7 - homemade sausage and bean soup with rustic bread and a tart, coffee, tea, juice. Vegetarian soup - alternate meal.
Supper: Ladys $7 Lords $10 - chicken, rice, peppers medley main with fruit cobbler, coffee, tea, juice. Pasta dish and green salad alternate meal.
The Format for the Rapier Championship will be a Round Robin, with the Top Four going into a Single Elimination Semi Final follwed by a Best 2 out of 3 Final.
Arts & Science Contest - Accessories!
Greetings from the Scholar of Tir Righ!
The clothes make the man.... but the accessories complete the outfit!...
I am sponsoring a contest, with a due date of Tir Righ Investiture, Feb 17, 2018.
The entry requirements shall
-must be a pre 1600 accessory to an outfit, not a main garment. So socks, gloves, hats are ok, while pants, shirts, tunics or dresses are not.
-one item or set of items (set of buttons, pair of socks, etc)
-construction of garment items will be primarily textiles (cloth or garment leather). So a leather jerkin is good, leather armour not good.
-non-garment items can be constructed of any material. Examples might include a fan or jewelry.
-the item will be displayed on Saturday at the event, so that all may see your project and read your documentation
-up to 1000 words (not including bibliography)
-up to 20 pictures (max 10 construction method, max 10 period examples).
Entering an Arts & Science contest can be intimidating, if your first time entry will be judged against experts with a great deal of experience. I would like to encourage participation from all levels of experience, so will break the contest into three levels:
There will be three "levels"
Beginner: You have never entered an A&S contest before.
Experienced: You have entered at least one contest.
Expert / Open: If you have won a Branch Championship, or you are a Laurel, you must enter at this level. You may also enter the Expert category if you want the challenge of competing against Champions and Laurels!
Please send me a message to express your intent to enter by Feb 1st so that judges can be sought. If you are not wanting to enter, but would like to judge, please contact me!
I look forward to seeing your cool stuff! Accessories make the difference between your kit looking like a "costume", or looking like the clothes of a person living in history.
Yours in Service,
Conall, Baron of Seagirt
Scholar of Tir Righ
Name: Cowichan Exhibition Grounds
7380 Trans Canada Hwy
Duncan, BC V9L 6B1
Directions to Site:
Last Event's Directions:
Directions: Coming from Victoria - Head north on Highway 1, go through Duncan. Turn left at the set of lights at May Road (the next set of lights *after* Herd Road/Cowichan Lake turnoff). Coming from north of Duncan - Head south on Highway 1, turn right at the lights at May Road. Take Douglas St/Trans-Canada Hwy/BC-1 North follow Trans-Canada Hwy/BC-1 North through Duncan BC 67.5 km Turn Left at Mays Rd. Destination will be on the right.
Directions from Nanaimo: Take Trans-Canada Hwy/BC-1 south 45.9 km Turn right on Mays Rd.
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