Battle for Darkwell/Knewbie Knockabout

Friday-Sunday April 6-8, 2018

Greetings Unto Caid!

The Lands of Wintermist are green again and the water runs from the mountains, with what lush offerings we have our humble valley is yet again under siege!

The Battle for Darkwell is upon us and we must fight as those would attempt to lay claim to our green acres!

When: April 6th-8th, 2018

Where: Buena Vista Recreational Park, 13601 Ironbank Rd, Taft, CA 93268

We are happy to host a Greybeard After Dark Torchlight Tourney, and on Saturday come and test your mettle with 50 melee-style battles of varying themes!

To be immediately followed by a KNEWBIE TOURNAMENT! You’re young, you got this!

Thrown weapons and target archery are TBD.


Friday, April 6th

Site opens at noon.

A&S Friday- Theme: Finished just in time. Entries must be submitted by 10pm.

Open theme, must have been started and finished from January 2018 to April 2018. That’s right, within the new year.  Items must be displayed Friday by 10pm and will be judged Saturday.

Entries arriving Saturday will not qualify for this competition. You may send your item with someone arriving Friday.

7pm: Greybeard After Dark (Torchlight Tourney).  Tourney entrants must be aged 45+  Consorts appreciated but not required

Saturday, April 7th

Opening Court @ 10 am or Their Excellencies’ pleasure

Fighting to begin 30 minutes after court.

50 Melee style battles to test your mettle.

Newbie Tourney to immediately follow. Consorts appreciated, but not required.

We encourage ALL new persons to join us, not just fighters.We encourage new heralds, new lysts coordinators, and new marshals. This tourney is great way to become familiar with the format of our society’s fighting arena. All entrants to the lysts must have less than 2 years of fighting experience.

A&S Entries must be submitted by noon.

1st Category:  Baked goods. Period recipes, documentation required.

2nd Category: Fermented/brined goods. From beer and mead to sauerkraut and pickles, documentation required.

3rd Category: Accessories of any type  No documentation required, but extra consideration will be given if it is present.

Closing Court to immediately follow Newbie Tournament.

Evening revels to commence after sunset.

Sunday, April 8th

9am:  $5 pancake breakfast until you burst.  Disposable plates and utensils will be available.

Site Closes at 2 pm.

Registration is $20.00,

SCA member registration is $15.00.

Children ages 6-15 are guests of the Barony.
Make checks payable to: SCA Inc./Barony of Wintermist

Merchants are permitted. Please contact steward for details.

Event Steward: Baroness Colette Olivier la Founiere

Co- Steward: THL Mico Zane