Tourney of Manannan Mac Lir XXXVI
January 22- 24, 2016
Canton of Tear-Seas Shore
The wicked winter waves will soon cease washing upon the weathered waterfront. Come join the Canton of Tear-Seas Shore in celebrating another year past and hope of yet another year to come with the XXXVI Tournament of Manannan Mac Lir! Givhans Ferry campground will again echo with the laughter, music and clatter of armor as it has so many times past. The victor of the Heavy tournament will be the proud bearer of the coveted Brooch until the winter winds are again whisked away. There will be a Rapier ‘Roll the Dice’ tournament to determine the winner of a second Brooch. Competitions in the Arts and Sciences will keep both entrant and observer entertained and in the evening a delicious feast will fill the hungry, just before the traditional Bardic competition, the theme being “of the ocean” in honor of Manannan Mac Lir.
Martial Activities: A heavy fighting list will include a double elimination tournament for the privilege of wearing the coveted Brooch throughout the upcoming year. Come one, come all to fight in your weapons form of choice.
The heavy fighting will also sport a tournament for short spear and sword, time permitted. You must be authorized in two weapon to participate.
Fencers will vie for the privilege of wearing their Brooch for the upcoming year with a Roll the Dice tourney.
Arts & Sciences Activities: A&S competitions will include Youth and Adult categories. The categories will be Fiber and Leather, please see the website for more information.
Adult, Member: $10.00 Day-Trip $9.00 Feast $0.00 Camping
Adult, Non-Member: $15.00 Day-Trip $9.00 Feast $0.00 Camping
Youth (6-17): $ 6.00 Day-Trip $9.00 Feast $0.00 Camping
Child (0-5): $ 0.00 Day-Trip $0.00 Feast $0.00 Camping
Make Checks Payable To: SCA, Inc., Canton of Tear-Seas Shore
Cost Notes: The only reservation is a paid reservation.
Site: Givhans Ferry State Park, 746 Givhans Ferry Rd., Ridgeville, SC 29472, Site OPENS Friday 5 pm and closes Sunday noon.
Site Restrictions: No smoking in building; no pets in buildings. All pets must be leashed on 6’ or less leashes.
Feast Information: Menu soon to be posted by The 3 Barons Catering. Please check the web site.
Merchanting Information: Please contact the Autocrat.
Autocrat's Information: THLady Jorunn nic Lochlainn (Cathie Brailey), 10825 Dorchester Rd., Apt 1016, Summerville, SC 29485, Phone: (303) 908-5343, E-mail: cathiebrailey[AT]yahoo.com
Reservations: Master Geoffrey d’Ayr of Montalban (Rob Martin), 199 Cabrill Dr., , Charleston, SC 29414, Phone: (843) 852-7896, E-mail: rob.martin.bishop[AT]comcast.net
From I-95: Exit 68 Canady’s exit. Turn left onto Hwy 61 and drive 17 miles. Cross the Edisto River and take the first left onto Givhans Ferry Rd.
From I-26: Take exit 187 onto Hwy 27 towards Ridgeville and go 1 mile to Hwy 78. Take a left and go approximately ¼ of a mile and take a right on Hwy 27. Stay on Hwy 27 for 7 miles to Hwy 61. Take a right on Hwy 61 for 3 miles to Givhans Ferry Road. Turn right and park entrance in ¼ mile on the left.