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The Forty-Sixth Year

Coronet / Investiture -- Principality of Oertha

January 20-22, 2012 (AS XLVI)

Palmer Railroad Depot,
Palmer, AK

From The Page (January, 2012):

Their Highnesses Varyag and Trava, Prince and Princess of Oertha, cordially invite all to come bear witness to the tournament that will temper the sword that will become Their Successors to the Coronets ofOertha!

Their Highness call all those who wish to put themselves forward to display their honor and that of their consorts and to assemble and choose a victor by right of arms! Those that would vie for the Coronet of Oertha need to prepare themselves for a double-elimination tourney of Schlagen rounds. On this field of victory, be it now known that all fighters should come ready to test their skill with one another either under Odin's sky or alternately in the Hall itself His Highness has made the request that all warriors be now prepared to fight with the off-hand if a good and true blow be landed to one's sword arm, and that daggers appropriate to the West Kingdom Heavy Fighting conventions be wom on the list field. Site opens at 9am each day and will close at 11pm on Saturday, and at 6 pm on Sunday. A continental breakfast will be offered each morning, as well as plenty of hot beverages to ward of the Oerthan chill. A light lunch of soup and breads will be available throughout the afternoons. THERE IS NO FEAST PROVIDED! There are many wonderfiil food purveyors located in the vicinity. This information will be on hand at site as well as posted to the various email groups.

Contests: Princes Whim - Mjolnir (Thor's Hammer) in any mode. Princesses Whim - Viking Treasure Necklaces. A&S Competition - Heraldic Display in any mode. Entries must be either a new item or one that has never been entered in any competition before. Documentation showing period examples will gamer extra points. Autocrats Whim - Bread you would serve to a High Table, extra points given for documentation. Please provide sufficient bread to be served as part of lunch on Saturday.

An A&S display table will be open to all artisans wishing to display their projects. Projects do not need to be finished. There will also be a page school class scheduled during the weekend. The topics will include basic information on the Page School and go over the Officer's Book and Royalty Book.

The site is located at the Palmer Railroad Depot (address omitted) in beautiful dovmtown Palmer, Alaska. Site Fee: Adult members - $20, Children 7-13 $5, under 7 - free. $5 NMS. Make checks payable to SCA Inc. - Oertha. Site is discretely wet. Unscented candles are permitted.

Autocrat: Katarzina Porajski (contact info omitted).

Taran Arnfast

Per fess sable and argent,
two estoiles and an eagle's
head erased counterchanged,
a bordure azure.
      Helen of Avebury

Or, a dragonfly vert
within a bordure wavy sable.
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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