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The Thirtieth Year

Mists Coronet Tournament

April 6-7, 1996 (AS XXX)

Coyote Lake Campground,
Gilroy, CA

From The Page (March, 1996):

Spring Coronet will be held at Coyote Lake Campground, east of Gilroy. The site will open at 2 pm Friday. Parking for everyone (overnight and day trip) will be a mile or so away from the Eric; the parking area near the Eric is reserved for handicapped, emergency vehicles, and Royalty. A shuttle will be available. Please plan to unload, move your vehicle, then set up camp. More information to follow in the April Page.

Autocrat: Krysta of Starfall (contact info omitted).

From The Page (April, 1996):

Braun and Eliza, Prince and Princess of the Mists, invite all to join them to witness and celebrate the selection of Their successors. The event will be held at Coyote Lake Campground, east of Gilroy. The site will open at 2 p.m. Friday, and close at 4 p.m. Sunday. WARNING: The parking area at the camping field is reserved for handicapped (with placard), emergency vehicles, shuttle vehicles and Royalty. The parking lot (overnight and day trip) is about one mile away, and shuttles will be available. Please plan to unload, move your vehicle to the parking lot, then set up camp. If you have a vehicle which will seat at least six adults and would like to volunteer to do a shuttle shift, please call the Autocrat.

The schedule is as follows:

Friday:     Lists Open from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Saturday:     Lists Open from 8 a.m. until 9:45 p.m.
Morning Court -10 a.m.
Invocation -10:30 a.m.
Lists Begin -11:00 a.m.
Princess' Tea - 1:00 p.m.
Sciences Competition - after 3rd round
Evening Court -1/2 hour after final round
MISTS Management Meeting -1/2 hour after Evening Court closes
Sunday:     Various fun things; enjoy!

The Barony of Vinhold will host a Princess' Tea Saturday afternoon beginning approximately 1 p.m. (3rd round). All populace (consorts especially) are invited to attend (location to be announced). The Arts, Brewing, and Silver Spoon competitions will be held on Saturday; times will be announced. Contact Deborah FitzWilliam for Page School information.

MISTS OFFICERS: Please plan to attend the Mists Management Meeting on Saturday after evening court. Please bring a minimum of SIX copies of any written reports you have; if you will be unable to attend please forward ONE copy of your written report to the Seneschale by April 3. Plan to make all verbal reports BRIEF.

Fighters and Consorts: Please be aware that the victors in these Lists will reign as Prince and Princess during the Thirty Year Celebration of the Society, to be held in Vancouver Washington June 7 through 16, 1996. It is important that the Principality be represented by the Royalty during this important gathering of the Known World. Thank you.

Autocrat: Krysta of Starfall (contact info omitted).

See photos from this event

There was an issue at this event, in that Prince Braun allowed Kido Dono to fight despite having an invalid fighter card. This caused the tournament to be re-fought at some point, without Kido being allowed to enter the list. The victors were invested at the Spring Investiture.

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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