Kingdom Arms by Robin of Thornwood Calligraphy by Robin of Thornwood Populous Badge by Robin of Thornwood

The Forty-Third Year

Purgatorio Coronation

August 22-24, 2008 (AS XLIII)

San Benito County Fairgrounds,
Tres Pinos, CA

From The Page (July, 2008):

Please join their most Royal Majesties Titus and Ellis in welcoming their heirs to the thrones of the Kingdom of the West. The weekend will be filled with many actives, including archery, equestrian, brewing, arts & science, and much more. The Brewers' Guild competition is for refreshing drinks, this includes alcoholic and nonalcoholic drinks, etc. Wooden Spoon competition will be held in the Wolfscairn sunshade (blue and white) wing. The competition will be - Quench your Thirst- any thirst quenching beverage alcoholic or non- alcohol, any SCA time period. There will be equestrian activities throughout the event. Each stall used will cost $12 per night, payable at the event. There is potable water on site for both animals and humans. See below for Equestrian Coordinators contact information. The West Archery Champion competition will include target and combat archery. Merchants please contact Merchant Coordinator for reservations and information. Stay tuned to SCA-West for more Information. Merchant Coordinator: Lady Elsbeth Cameron (email address omitted). Equestrian Coordinators - Zinaida Or'Shinaia (email address omitted) or Juliana of Avon for (email address omitted).

Site Information: San Benito County Fairgrounds/ Bolado Park / (address omitted) / Tres Pinos CA 95075. Site opens at Noon on Friday and closes at 4 pm Sunday. Quiet time is 10 pm. Site Fee: $10 for members $13 for non members, $5 for children 6-16 children 5 and under are free. RVs are $15 per night payable on site. Please make checks payable to "SCA, Inc- West Kingdom"

Autocrat: Arabella McQuharg (contact info omitted)

See photos of this event

Photos hosted elsewhere:
by Veronica da Lugano.

Uther Schiemann der Hunt

Gules, a cross gurgity Or
within a serpent in annulo
head to base argent.
Kára Báreksdóttir

Per fess argent and gules
a reindeer lodged sable.
Uther's Arms by Vigdís vestfirzka;
Kára's Arms by Khevron Oktavii Tikhikovich Vorotnikov


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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