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The Forty-Ninth Year

31st Annual Protectorate Tourney -- Borderwinds

August 16, 2014 (AS XLIX)

Biddle Regional Park,
Arroyo Grande, CA

From The Page (July, 2014):

Hear Ye! Hear Ye! Once again it is time to bestow, by right of arms, the title of the Lady of Love and Beauty (or Lord of Love and Honor) upon your consort. Come join us for a day filled with pageantry, thrills and heart-pounding combat. Show your valor and exceptional bravery on the Field of Honor! Let your battle cry ring out as you conquer your opponents and place the wreath of victory upon your consort! Your mark shall be placed upon the Baldric and your consort will be revered and honored at our 31st annual Court of Love!

This year's Protectorate Tourney is only open to local fighters, but the Fabulous Prize Tourney is open to all. Fighting begins at 11:00 a.m.

All Protectorate entrants must have a consort present to be eligible, but no consort is needed for the Fabulous Prize Tourney. Activities for the small ones will be available.

Contests: BEST: Death; Salute to Consort; Salute to Opponent; Grieving; Most Chivalrous and Fighter's Garb (worn). Food Contests: Most delectable Pasty (a "pasty" is a dish-less pie filled with meat which can be beef, pork, venison, fowl, or a mixture of those meats). Most creative and most tasty medieval dessert in any way shape or form. Please label and advise autocrat if any edible item contains coconut, strawberry, turmeric or walnuts because of food allergies. Bardic contest TBA at event.

Potluck: - bring your favorite BBQ item, and a dish to serve 8, as follows (by legal last name): A-H: appetizers/salads/soups); I-P: Side or Main Dish; Q-Z: desserts. The Canton will provide bread and charcoal for the potluck & BBQ will be after the fighting. Specialty dishes are welcome.

Site Information: Biddle Regional Park, (address omitted), Arroyo Grande, CA

Site opens at 9am and closes at 7 pm

Site Fee: $5 member/$7 non-member. All children 12 and under free. Park charges a $3 fee per car at entrance.

Autocrat: Eleanor atte walter de Liverpoole (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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