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Yule Toy Tourney

December 09- 11, 2016
Barony of Nottinghill Coill


The Barony of Nottinghill Coill invites you to join us in celebrating Yule Toy Tourney 2016 in the fashion of the Ancient Romans. Saturnalia was the winter celebration of Saturn, the god of the sun and harvest season and a time of peace. In the spirit of the Season, we are proud to be sponsoring Country Santa again this year by gathering toys for the children and families of our Barony. The toys will be given out to children by the Country Santa organization to help make the Yule season joyous for everyone! Check out countrysanta.org for more information about this worthy cause! The cabins are 6 person cabins, with individual bunks and 2 inch thick mattresses. Electricity is available in each cabin, and the heaters work VERY well. Cabins are 6 person cabins, with beds and with very efficient heaters. Windows all have blinds on them The event cost is one new, unwrapped toy per person!

Martial Activities: Armored fighting Will be the usual fun with 4 maybe 5 weapon discipline specific tourneys and a final tourney with champions of the 4 disciplines (WS, DW, PW, GW). Spear will be a separate tourney if enough interested and time permits. The tourneys will be round robin unless more than 6 contestants, then it will be a single elimination tourney best 2 of 3. As traditional bring a toy for any discipline you wish to enter. Rapier fighting will consist of a standard Round Robin Tourney, a C&T Tourney, a Blacksword Tourney, and in honor of Saturnalia - a Gladius tourney (single weapon, blade must be 30" or less).

Archery will also be available.

Arts & Sciences Activities: There will be a Roman themed A&S competition sponsored by our Baronial Artisan. To enter please donate a toy. Prize will be a Gladius. Documentation required. Only stipulation is that the item entered must be of a Roman nature during any of the times of their expansion.

Additional A&S for Yule Toy Tourney will be open display with the usual entry fee of a new unopened toy. Any SCA-appropriate entry is very welcome. While we won't be judging entries, any holder of an A&S award or order on any level is strongly encouraged to comment. Don't have an A&S award? We want your commentary, too. Let's make sure that entrants know their work is appreciated!

Cost: 
        Adult, Event Registration:       $0.00 Day-Trip  $10.00 Feast $16.00 Camping
        Adult, Member Discount:  $0.00 Day-Trip  $10.00 Feast $16.00 Camping
        Youth (7-17):      $0.00 Day-Trip  $10.00 Feast $8.00 Camping
        Child (0-6):     $0.00 Day-Trip  $0.00 Feast $0.00 Camping

Make Checks Payable To: SCA, Inc., Barony of Nottinghill Coill

Cost Notes: The event cost is one new, unwrapped toy per person! (Participants in Martial Activities and A&S Activities are asked to donate 1 additional toy per activity entered.) Feast cost is $10.00 per person, children 6 years and younger who join us for feast are guests of the Barony.

Site: Camp Sandy Ridge, Ebenezer Road, Bennettsville, SC. Site opens on Friday at 5 PM and closes Sunday at 11am.

Site Restrictions:  No pets. Smoking in designated areas only. No open flame in feast hall. No ground fires. DRY SITE; absolutely no alcohol!

Feast Information: A wonderful Roman feast is being planned by Lady Milicent (Robin O'Neal).Contact her at robin DOT oneal AT aol DOT com with any dietary concerns.

Merchanting Information: Merchants are welcome, but indoor space is limited. Please contact the autocrat.

Other Information: Gaming during the day and dancing after feast.

Autocrat's Information: Etain of Sutherland (Robin White), 512 Kenton Drive, Irmo, SC 29063, Phone: (803) 32600236, E-mail: claybabyetain[AT]gmail.com

Reservations: Send reservations to autocrat.

Directions:

From the South: Take your best route to Highway 52 south of Society Hill. Take Hwy. 52 North into Society Hill. In Society Hill, follow Highway 401, NOT Hwy. 52, which bears left. Follow Hwy. 401 straight through Society Hill (Gailey and Lord plant will be on the left as leave Society Hill). Go 7 miles, look for Hwy. 912. Turn LEFT onto Hwy. 912. Follow Hwy. 912 for 8 miles until ends at Hwy. 9. Turn LEFT onto Hwy. 9 and then turn RIGHT onto Ebenezer Rd. (you will see a church and a water tower). Follow Ebenezer Rd. for 3 1/2 miles. Sandy Ridge will be on the RIGHT.

From North of Bennettsville: take your best route to Hwy. 9 near Pageland/Cheraw. Take Hwy. 9 East towards Bennettsville. Look for water tower on LEFT of highway before Bennettsville. Turn LEFT onto Ebenezer Rd/water tower turn). Ebenezer United Methodist Church will be on your RIGHT after you turn onto Ebenezer Rd. Follow Ebenezer Rd. for 3 1/2 miles. Sandy Ridge will be on your RIGHT.
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