Event Information

Ponte Alto's Baronial Birthday Bloodbath
(2023-04-15 - Site opens at 9:00 AM & Closes at 6:00 PM)
Ponte Alto

While the Ponte Alto Posadnik and Posadnitza enjoy the local annual celebration tourney, treachery is afoot. The joyous celebration turns to bloodbath as rebels rise up, sides are taken, and battle begins.  Come fight, play period Slavic games, share your A&S creations and help us celebrate Ponte Alto’s Baronial Birthday while we enjoy a day themed around the 9th and 10th century Rus!

Fighting9am Martials" table opens and Lists open for authorizations.

10am Heavy Bear Pit Opens & Rapier Valhalla Melee Begins.

11am Rapier Never Won a Tourney Tourney

12pm Lunch Break.

1pm Heavy Melee Commences & Rapier Black Sword Tourney Begins.

2pm Rapier Coin Exhibition Tourney.

4pm Lists Close.

Arts & Sciences:9am A&S submissions open.

11am Slavic Gaming Tables Open.

1pm Bardic Circle Opens.

3pm Gaming Tables Close.

4pm Pick up A&S submissions.

Feast:Prepackaged snacks included with registration.

Participants, please prepare a personal picnic lunch as no feast facilities are available onsite.

Merchanting:No Merchants permitted by park regulation.

Adult Member Registration$10.00N/AN/A
Adult Non-Member Registration$15.00N/AN/A
Youth (-)$0.00N/AN/A
Child (0-)$0.00N/AN/A
Make Checks Payable To:SCA, Inc., Barony of Ponte Alto
Registration Notes:On-site registration only, by Cash or Check. NO Credit Card payments possible.

Refund Policy: Refunds must be requested in writing within five days of the event. Refund requests are sent to the Baronial Exchequer (exchequer AT pontealto.atlantia.sca.org)

Site:Nottoway Park, 9537 Courthouse Road, Vienna, VA, 22181
Site Website https://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/nottoway-park

Site Restrictions:NO ALCOHOL permitted by Fairfax County Park Authority. 

Tents may not be staked and participants should bring pop-ups.

Pets are permitted on leashes.

ALL STATE AND FEDERAL COVID19 mandates and restrictions will be enforced or you will be asked to leave the event without the possibility of refund. 

Event Steward:Scaighagh na Anglesey (Susan Kruger), 7932 Gambrill Ct, Springfield, VA 22153, Phone: (000) 000-0000, E-mail: skyaofanglesey@gmail.com
Reservations:No reservations necessary as preregistration is not available at this time. All registrations will occur at Troll. Please remember your membership card for discount.

Take your best route to I-66, West of 495, to the Nutley Street exit (Vienna Metro Station).  Follow signs to Vienna. Proceed through three lights and turn left onto Courthouse Road. The park entrance will be about a half mile on your left. Please enter at the main entrance just beyond the basketball courts. Troll will be available as you enter the site from parking.