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Fall Crown Tournament

November 3 2018 (9 AM - 8 PM )
Barony of Ponte Alto

As the days grow shorter and the cold winds of winter begin to blow in from the north, Their Majesties will seek to secure the future of the fair Kingdom of Atlantia.
The Barony of Ponte Alto is honoured to host a grand tournament for the most precious prize in the Known World.
Come fight for the glory of our great kingdom, or bear witness as King Ragnarr and Queen Lynette’s potential Heirs test their mettle against each other in a grand tournament in order to gain the right to bear the crowns of Atlantia. A glorious day of pageantry, amazing feats of arms, and beautiful displays of arts and sciences awaits!

Website: http://pontealto.atlantia.sca.org/events/crown/

Martial Activities: Grand example of Chivalry and Prowess - Crown Tournament!

Arts & Sciences Activities:
Tempore Atlantia, 1400-1500 CE- Any Item, from any culture, documentation must be provided to be considered for the prize.
A display only area will be available as well. If individuals, groups or guilds are intereste in sponsoring a secodnary prize for best item of a specific sort. for example, best embridery or best Italian item, you must contact Lady Mariss Ghijs.

Fabulous Five Children's Largess - Our children are our future, and we like to bribe them to stay around! But, alas the depths of our treasure chests have grown bare. We are in danger of our dear ones turning away from us in despair. Help us fill the chests and bring smiles to the faces of our youth! Join the ranks of the great largess makers of yore and make a set of five fabulous items for the children of Atlantia!

To enter, make 5 of any item for the children's treasure chests. Want to make more than 5? Create a 2nd (or 3rd or 4th) set! Extra points to all entries MADE by our youth!
Winners will be awarded in the following categories: Populace Choice - Adult and Youth

Cost Daytrip Feast Camping
Adult, Member Discount $15.00 $12.00 $0.00
Adult, Event Registration $20.00 $12.00 $0.00
Youth (5-17) $8.00 $12.00 $0.00
Child (0-4) $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Make Checks Payable To: SCA, Inc., Barony of Ponte Alto

Site: Loudoun County Fairgrounds 17564 Dry Mill Rd Leesburg, VA 20175. Site opens 9 AM, closes 9 PM. GPS: 39.130649, -77.605976

Site Restrictions: Site is wet. NO ORIGINAL CONTAINERS for hard or soft drinks. Dogs allowed on the grounds, provided they are leashed and their owners clean up after them. No open flames or campfires. NO animals are allowed in the buildings.

Feast Information: A sumptuous feast for 60 is being prepared by The Bright Hills Cooks Guild. Dietary concerns may be directed to the head cook. If pre-reservations exceed 60 by 26 October, more seats will be added. There may be available seats the day of however, the only guaranteed seat is a paid reservation. Feast is by seat; if a child occupies a seat, feast fee applies. There will be off board seating available.

Mixed vegetable pickle*
Garlic Coriander Olives
Pickled onions
Bread and butter
Shaped butters*
Roast Pork Loin*
Makeroun (noodles & cheese)
Heirloom carrots

ENTREMENT (“betweens”)
Jellied milk

Bread & butter
Irish spiced beef
Broccoli with Savoury Toasted Cheese
Sodde eggs (eggs with mustard sauce)

Apple & pear tarts
Crostarde for high table

Baroness Wynne: Email:FeastocratCT2018@pontealto.atlantia.sca.org

Other Information: Lunch: As fighters across the lands vie for the honor of becoming the next heirs to Atlantia's throne, please consider letting us lighten one of your burdens for the day and provide lunch for your eating enjoyment.

$5 Lunch Menu
--Choose 1 entree:
Chicken in Garlic Cream Sauce
Cock-a-Leekie Soup
Lentil Stew (GF/V)
Japanese Asian Curry (V)

--Choose 1 starch:
Bread Bowl
Rice (GF/V)
Savory Pizzelles: 2 (GF/V)
--Side: Savory Toasted Cheese
--Choose 1 side for STC:
Savory Herbed Pizzelles: 2 (GF/V)
Fruit: Apple Slices

--Dessert: Mix & Match any 3 of the following flavors of Pizzelles
GF Vanilla
--A chocolate fountain & sugar-free chocolate will be on site for your dipping enjoyment as part of dessert. Various other desserts & flavored pizzelles will be for sale also.
--Beverages: Various teas & hot/cold sekanjabin & hot/cold water.
--GF: Gluten-Free, V: Vegetarian...not vegan

If you have any questions or dietary concerns, please feel free to contact Lady Kim of Wolfshaven at ladykim.of.wolfshaven AT gmail.com for more information on lunch.

List Field Coordinator: Please contact Lady Margaret. Email: FieldCoordinatorCT2018 AT pontealto.atlantia.sca.org Merchanting Information: Merchants are welcome. Please contact Master Eadric the Potter - MerchantCoordinatorCT2018@pontealto.atlantia.sca.org

Other Information: Hotels with event discount codes: Red Roof Inn Leesburg; (703) 777-6622; Book by 1 October, use code "CROWN TOURNAMENT"; $90 = a room with two queen beds. Best Western Leesburg Hotel & Conference Center; (703) 777-9400; normal rate starts at $113 double occupancy (allows pets) Book by 1 October, use code "CROWN TOURNAMENT" with link (on CrownTourney website); $119 = a room with two queen beds. -- There are many other options in Leesburg –all approximately 5 miles from site.

Autocrat's Information: Adina von der Heide (L Cicirelli), 4214 Maylock Lane, Fairfax, VA 22033, Phone: (571) 249-1250, E-mail: adinavdh@gmail.com

Reservations: Astrid (Katie Bischoff), 25829 Turlough Terrace, Chantilly, VA 20152, Phone: () , E-mail: ReservationsCT2018@pontealto.atlantia.sca.org

Directions: From the NORTH: Find your best route to US-15 S; Take State Rte 665 and State Rte 662 to State Rte 699; Turn right onto State Rte 662; Turn left onto State Rte 665; Continue onto State Rte 662; Turn left onto VA-9 E; At the traffic circle, take the 2nd exit and stay on VA-9 E; At the next traffic circle, take the 2nd exit onto State Rte 699; Loudoun 4H Fairgrounds will be on your left.
From the SOUTH: Find your best route to I-95 N; Take exit 160B to VA-123 N; Get on VA-286 N/Fairfax County Pkwy to I-66 W, exit toward Front Royal; Take exit 53B to merge onto VA-28 N/Sully Rd; Continue on VA-7 W. Drive to State Rte 699 in Catoctin; Slight right onto VA-7 W; merge onto US-15 S/VA-7 W/Leesburg Bypass via the ramp to Warrenton/Winchester- Continue to follow VA-7 W; Take the VA-9 exit toward Hillsboro/Charles Town W VA; At the traffic circle, take the 3rd exit onto VA-9 E; at the next traffic circle, take the 2nd exit onto State Rte 699 Loudoun 4H Fairgrounds will be on your left.
GPS: 39.130649, -77.605976


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