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The Twelfth Year

Second Annual Burgundy Prize Tourney -- Barony of Madrone
September 24-25, 1977

From The Page (September, 1977):

The Second Annual Burgundian Prize Tourney will take place on September 24 & 25 at the Snoqualmie River Campground in Fall City, WA. Setup will be Friday night and Saturday morning.

Opening Court will be at Noon on Saturday; 1:30 PM will see the Lists and Archery Target Competition in alternating rounds. (Waivers will be available at 10:00 AM, and must be signed by 1:00 PM.)

CONTESTS included Pomander; Fabric Arts -- a wall hanging; Original Music Competition; Cooking -- a dish using red wine.

There will be a Potluck Feast at 6:30 PM, and a Birthday Ball honoring Princess Alma Tea at 8:00 PM.

On Sunday, there will be Royal Rounds Archery Competitions, challenges, and melees. There will also be CONTESTS: Winning a Lady's Favor; Abduction and Rescue of a Lady (50cent entry fee will be charged to provide the prize); and Original Lyrics to an Existing Tune. Final Court will be at 4:00 PM.

THE PIED PIPER'S PLACE will be open from 1:30 to 6:00 PM on Saturday, and from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM on Sunday, for children's activities.

For further information, please get in touch with the Autocrat, Reynaud of Burgundy (contact info omitted), or the Seneschal, Donn an Bronach (contact info omitted).

From the History (by Wilhelm):

Held at Snoqualmie River Campground, Fall City, WA. (See P 5, October Crier)

Description of this event, © Copyright 1980 by William R. Keyes (Wilhelm von Schlüssel)
This is from The History of the West Kingdom, Volume 1 (the only volume produced). When reading this text, please keep in mind the following disclaimer:

Disclaimer: This history may have errors in it, as much of the detail is “remembered” history, or as one of the cover pages of the original type-written manuscript states “The material within is derived from the information printed in The Crown Prints and in The Page, and from the memories of the participants.” The original document was typed on onion-skin paper, with hand-written notes (often in the margins). All attempts have been made to reconcile the notes with the original document.

Annotations, when they are added, are from The Annotated History of the West, Volume 1, which is the same text as Master Wilhelm's mentioned above, with commentary from members of the SCA who were active at the time of the event, and are added to help clarify questions and expand on what happened and why. This volume is copyright © Ken Mayer (Hirsch von Henford).

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