Rip Rap War
September 08- 10, 2017
Barony of Marinus
Come celebrate the 30th Birthday of the Barony of Marinus with a war! Inspired by the exploits of Elizabeth the 1st and held to determine the fate of Rip Rap Island in the Chesapeake Bay, this event is designed to have fighting, shooting, and fun for everyone, complete with boat combat!
Martial Activities: There will be an assortment of martial activities throughout the day to decide the fate of Rip Rap Island. The Armored and Rapier combatants will have a variety of melee ship battles. Details of the battle scenarios and schedules are posted on the website. Bear Pit tournaments are planned as well so that everyone gets enough fighting! Archery and Youth combat details are posted on the website. For specific questions, please contact the Marshal in Charge, Lady Vittoria Cavalieri (Elizabeth Dorris) E-mail: vittoria117 AT outlook.com
Arts & Sciences Activities: Arts & Science competition details are posted on the website. For specific questions, please contact the A&S Coordinator, Baroness Isabel dâ€™Avignon (Genie Stryker) E-mail: geniealisa AT gmail.com
Adult, Event Registration: $20.00 Day-Trip $8.00 Feast $0.00 Camping
Adult, Member Discount: $15.00 Day-Trip $8.00 Feast $0.00 Camping
Youth (5-17): $6.00 Day-Trip $8.00 Feast $0.00 Camping
Child (0-4): $0.00 Day-Trip $0.00 Feast $0.00 Camping
Make Checks Payable To: SCA, Inc., Barony of Marinus
Cost Notes: The prices shown above are at-gate rates. Adult members who pre-register will pay a reduced rate of $12.00. Adult non-members who pre-register will pay a reduced rate of $17.00.
Site: Southampton Fairgrounds, 25376 New Market Road, Courtland, VA 23837. The site opens at 4:00 p.m. on Friday, September 8 and closes at 12:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 10.
Site Restrictions: Wet site. No firearms. No pets allowed.
Feast Information: A sumptuous feast featuring New World foodstuff will be served. Details will be announced on the website when available. For allergy-related concerns contact the Feast Steward, Lady Alexa (Dianna Shipman) E-mail: mysticgypsy 1008 AT yahoo.com
Autocrat's Information: Matthew of Norfolk (Matt Howard), 115 Maple Avenue, Norfolk, VA 23503, Phone: (757) 650-2168, E-mail: mchoward AT gmail.com
Reservations: Oriana of Xylina (Audrey Tweed-McCord), 1909 DeMetro Drive, Hampton, VA 23663, Phone: (757) 291-5607, E-mail: orianax AT cox.net
From the North, get on I-95 South, follow I-95 South and VA-35 S to State Route 688 in Franklin, turn right onto State Route 688
From the South, head southwest on US-301 S/N Church Street toward W 2nd Street, turn right to merge onto I-95 North, take exit 11A to merge onto US-58 E toward Norfolk, turn right onto State Route 688