The Forty-Sixth Year
Rapier Championship / A&S Collegium -- Golden Rivers
June 4, 2011 (AS XLVI)
From The Page (May, 2011):
Good Gentles of the West Kingdom! Come and join the Populace of Golden Rivers for a
day of Rapier Fighting, Fun, and a chance to LEARN something new! Afterwards, join us
in a Pot-Luck BBQ Feast! It is a day NOT to be missed!
Relax with the Gallery as we watch the West Kingdom Rapier Fighters display their
prowess upon the field! Revel in the fact that you will witness feats of fighting skill at
lightning quick speed! (Not mention that some of the outfits are really cool.)
And should you be able to divert your attention from the fighting, you will be able to
partake in numerous A & S Classes that include (but are not limited to):
Lots more stuff in the works! Make sure to see the Site Handout at "Gate" when you get
there to see what else is planned. We may even have a "Spontaneous Bardic", so be ready!
As the afternoon draws near, we will fire up the grills for the BBQ. Golden Rivers will
provide hot-dogs & hamburgers. Please bring a dish to share, and your own non-alcoholic
- "Beginning Marshalling": Join Duibheasa as she teaches you the basics of making
sure everyone stays safe on and around the List Field, while wielding that "bumble-bee
stick". Also, the basics of Armor Inspection will be covered. It is MORE than simply
asking; "My Lord, are you wearing...?"
- "Heralding is Sexy": What is THAT, you say? Heralding? Sexy? It certainly
is! We will have several Heralds on site to teach you the skills that will enable YOU to
"OYEZ!" with the best of them, and learn the Litanies required moving the competitions
along (and not "blowing out" your voice in the process)! Not to mention Court, Duty &
- "Weaving": Baroness Anastasia (aka: "Auntie") will be there to help you with
setting up a loom, and, if she is her typical self, you can expect her to possibly help with the
basics of "Illumination". You always wanted to know what it takes to draw those lovely
scrolls, well, here's a chance to see it first-hand! (See it, learn it, DO IT!)
Site Information: Carmichael Park, (address omitted), Carmichael, CA 95608
(At Grant Ave.) Site opens at 9am, and the event "ends" at 6pm. However, folks will
undoubtedly stay later. Site Fee: FREE!!! However, any donations will be gladly accepted.
Autocrat: Vincenzo Saracini (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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The West Kingdom History Website was created by and is maintained by
Hirsch von Henford (mka Ken Mayer).