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The Thirty-sixth Year

October Crown Tournament

October 12-14, 2001 (AS XXXVI)

Anderson River Park,
Anderson, CA

From The Page (September. 2001):

The great north awaits travelers near and far. Step back to a time long ago where Knights, Ladies, and Nobles abound. A time of chivalry, a time of grace, a time to fight. A Tourney awaits those brave enough to fight to determine the next ruler of our Kingdom. Come one, come all to October Crown 2001, set in the north woods of Bestwodeshire. The pageantry and grace will amaze all that attend. Fighters please bring your banners to help with the pageantry. Archers sharpen your tips and prepare for competition; an Archery tourney will take place. Skill will abound through the art of Rapier, competitors ready your swords; a Rapier Tourney will also take place. See the wonders of me Arts and Sciences through me Fine Art of Illumination- Miniatures and the Technical Science of Metal Working- Pilgrim Badges. Enjoy the creative tastes with the Brewing Competition consisting of Hyppocaras and Clarrey. Smalls will be amused and delighted with the variety or activities that should entertain and educate. Enjoy leisurely walks through beautifully wooded nature trials along the majestic Sacramento River.

Autocrat: Lady Awrabella (contact info omitted).

Site Info: Anderson River Park is Primitive. The site will be mowed before the event, but be aware there may still be stickers, please wear shoes. There is no drinking water on site, so please bring your own. A water truck on site will be provided (non-potable), also carts for those willing to fetch water from faucets less then one quarter mile from the site in the main park. RV space is limited and there are no hook-ups. Please NO DOGS on site, due to the wildlife and the BLM lands. The FIRE danger in this area could be very high at the time of the event; Kinedom fire laws will be strictly enforced. NO OPEN FLAMES! At this point fire pits are being allowed for those with the appropriate fire suppression equipment, such as fire extinguisher; without one you will not be allowea to set up your pit. This is a NEW site and Anderson City has offered this as a permanent location for the SCA to use if this event goes well. So please be aware and follow the site rules.

Merchants: Please pre-register with the Autocrat with the amount of frontage space needed and with the Kingdom Merchant Coordinator for additional information. There is room for only about 30 merchants.

Rapier and Archery: Please contact the Autocrat for more information.

Site Fees: $6.00 ages 7 to adult; 6 years and under free.

**There will be a "Toys for Tots" tourney held on Sunday morning. Please bring a new, unwrapped toy to donate. Contact Eliska z Jihlava (email omitted) for more info.

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