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The Forty-Seventh Year

Summer Coronet & Investiture -- Principality of Oertha

July 20-22, 2012 (AS XLVII)

Eagle River Campground,
Eagle River, AK

From The Page (June, 2012):

Their Highnesses Taran and Heleyne, Prince and Princess of Oertha, welcome one and all to bear witness to Their Coronet Tournament and the selection of Their heirs by right of combat on July 21st and Their Investiture on July 22nd. There will be a Roses Tourney for Heavy and Rapier after Their heirs have been selected. A&S Contest: Best travel container, documentation encouraged. This includes, but is not limited to, tourney boxes, tote bags, pouches, jewelry chests, sewing boxes, scribal cases, etc. Royal Whims: Prince Taran’s Whim: Celtic/Norse Knot Work in any mode and Prince Heleyne’s Whim: Viking Stitches in any mode. To celebrate his recent Knighthood Sir Varyag will hold a Symbel Saturday evening. A ribbon roses class will commence (taught by Rouva Ellisif a Reikiavik). If you’re interested in learning how to make these traditional Oerthan roses please bring the following supplies: 1½” wide ribbon, fl oral wire, tape and leaves and needle and thread.

Site Information: Eagle River Campground / (address omitted). There will be no food provided so please plan accordingly. If you wish to participate a potluck feast is planned for Saturday evening. Site is discretely wet. **Please be reminded that this is bear country! All food and beverages not intended for immediate consumption should be kept in hard sided vehicles, no exceptions! For safety please keep a clean camp and a close eye on children at all times.**

Site fee $15 adults ($5 NMS), $5 children 5 to 15, children under 5 free, family cap $50. Please make checks payable to “SCA, Inc.-Principality of Oertha”. Our site rental includes use of the group camp area. If you wish to camp in an individual campsite there is a $15/night rental fee. Limited site reservations are available through Lifetime Adventures at Also, if you park in the campgrounds day use parking area there is a $5 parking fee. Please RSVP the autocrat (including tent type/size and a head count).

Event Hours: Noon Fri- 6pm Sun.

Autocrat: Trava Zapadova (contact info omitted)

Rurik Varyag Velmudov

Per fess argent and sable,
a boar passant contourny
gules and a cubit arm argent.
Trava Zapedova

Argent, a tree eradicated
and in base a heart gules,
a bordure sable.

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