Tournament of the Golden Rose
April 18, 2015
Kingdom of Atlantia
The Ladies of the Order of the Rose invite you all to witness a day filled with pageantry and more. On April 18, 2015, shall men and women sight targets with keen eyes and take up arms, not for prowess or vainglory but to pay tribute to ideals held dear by the Order of the Rose. Teams are selected in order to display to the Kingdom those people that the Roses find inspiring and worthy of recognition. Are you possessed of the spirit of Joie de Vivre - that effervescent love and joy of life? Or are you Inspiration, possessed with the ability not only to do or create, but also to encourage those around you to do the same? Perhaps it is Charity, the selfless assistance to others without thought to one's own condition or advancement.
Martial Activities: Each Lady of the Rose will field a team, chosen in advance, consisting of eight participants. These will be:
A Knight of Noble Quality and Renowned Prowess
A Companion of the Order of the White Scarf, Honorable and Skilled in the Arte
Two Armored Fighters who dream of wearing the Belt and Chain
Two Duellists skilled in the use of the blade
An Archer with steady hand and keen eye
A Herald gifted with a silver tongue
Arts & Sciences Activities: There are no formal Arts and Sciences competitions planned at this time. Pageantry and Heraldric Display are the order of the day and all comers are encourages to bring and display banners and pennants to help add to the ambiance of the day.
Adult, Member: $10.00 Day-Trip $0.00 Feast $0.00 Camping
Adult, Non-Member: $15.00 Day-Trip $0.00 Feast $0.00 Camping
Youth (5-17): $ 5.00 Day-Trip $0.00 Feast $0.00 Camping
Child (0-4): $ 0.00 Day-Trip $0.00 Feast $0.00 Camping
Make Checks Payable To: SCA, Inc., Kingdom of Atlantia
Cost Notes: Pre-registration available via ACCEPS at http://acceps.ansteorra.org. Fees at gate are $12.00 per adult member, $17.00 for non-members. Family max of $30.00, non-member surcharge applies.
Site: Makemie Woods Camp and Conference Center. 3700 Roper's Church Road, Lanexa, VA 23089 Site opens at 9am Saturday and closes 7pm
Site Restrictions: No Pets, Secondary containers for alcohol strictly enforced, no smoking in buildings
Feast Information: No formal feast is planned for this event but light refreshment and snacks will be available to all.
Merchanting Information: Merchants are welcome and are strongly encouraged to come and display their wares.
Other Information: Each Lady of the Rose decides individually what inspires her, and may select team members based upon her own judgment. Some Ladies intentionally leave team slots empty for newer participants or those who wish to be on a team but have not yet been invited. We encourage you to speak to any Lady of the Rose if you have questions about teams, or would like to express your interest in being chosen.
Autocrat's Information: Maestra Gracia Esperanca de Seville (Graciela V. Hutchings), 409 Westshire Road, Catonsville, MD 21229, Phone: (301) 213-4244, E-mail: hutchings1111[AT]gmail.com
Reservations: Lady Yenyega de Santurzi (Vivan Morgan), 529 High Street, Petersburg, VA 23803, Phone: (804) 382-5488, E-mail: vivianvaz42[AT]gmail.com
Take your best route toward I-64 Williamsburg
From the West, Take exit 220 and follow Rt 33 to the first traffic signal. Turn right at the signal onto Rt. 30 and go 3.8 miles. Turn right onto Rt. 632. In less than a mile turn left onto Rt. 621, Ropers Church Rd. You will go over two bridges covering the interstate. The site entrance will be on the right.
From the East: Take exit 227 and go North on Rt 30 for about 2 miles. Turn left onto Rt. 632. In less than a mile turn left onto Rt. 621, Ropers Church Rd. You will go over two bridges covering the interstate. The site entrance will be on the right.