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The Sixteenth Year

Barbarian Tourney II -- A'Bakki
June 27-28, 1981 (AS XVI)

From The Page (May, 1981):

Let all Gentle Folk be warned. Skalle's Second Barbarian Tourney fast approaches. Your hosts will be teh Shire of A'Bakki (Riverbank, California). Come celebrate the Viking Wedding of Lord Bjorn Berserk of A'Bakki and his Lady, Deborah. Admission to the prize tourney and wedding feast (provided by the House of the Hammer) is $5.00 per person. The first 150 people to pay by June 1st will be accepted. Freehold Starlock has persuaded Leora Scarcel's Gypsy Inn to provide entertainment, potable spirits, and tavern wenches, at a slight fee, for your enjoyment. The contests in the prize tourney include the following: knife fighting, board games, drinking, missle weapons, a seneca run, man out of season (20th Century object explained by a Medieval person), rope ladder climb, authentic barbarian costume, barbarian wrestling, Sumo wrestling, fire starting, blind fighting, Ninja warfare, spear and shield, bardic competition, wash woman's water fight.

Send all queries and money to Galen Flamebeard (contact info omitted).

Description of this event (if any), taken from The Page, or from memory of at least one person who attended the event.

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