Event Information

Defending the Gate 2022
(2022-03-26 - Site opens at 8:00 AM & Closes at 9:00 PM)
Sudentorre

Come Defend the Gates of Sudentorre! Join us to recreate the The Battle of Pavia, 1525. The battle of Pavia was the decisive battle of the First Hapsburg-Valois Italian War of 1521–26. This was a French defeat that saw Francis I captured and that permanently undermined the French position in Italy; however, by the end of the battle Francis I had secured control of the Duchy of Milan. Martial activities include Armored Melee Fighting using the Gate of Sudentorre, Fencing, Youth Rapier Fighting, Archery, Thrown Weapons, and Atlatl. There will also be A&S activities and merchants to peruse.

Website: http://sudentorre.atlantia.sca.org/events/defending-the-gate-xiv/

FightingMartial Activities: We are planning to have Armored Melee Fighting using the Gate of Suddentorre, Fencing, Youth Rapier Fighting, Archery, Thrown Weapons, and Atlatla. Field Space Coordinator: Please send your field space requests to Lord Allen of Wolfhou (MKA) Allen Miller, allenofwolfhou@gmail.com Marshal-in -charge: Lord Allen of Wolfhou (MKA) Allen Miller, allenofwolfhou@gmail.com
Arts & Sciences:Arts & Sciences Activities: A&S display and competition.
Feast:Feast Information: In the works! Please contact the Event Steward with any questions or concerns. Feast will be limited to 70 so please pre-register so secure your seat for feast.
Merchanting:Merchants are welcome! Please contact the Event Steward.
Other:The site opens at 8 am and closes 9 pm. Stragglers will be conscripted for clean-up. THE SCA Prohibits Harassment and Bullying of All Individuals and Groups Participants engaging in this behavior are subject to the appropriate sanctions. If you are subjected to harassment, bullying, or retaliation, or if you became aware of anyone being harassed or bullied, contact a seneschal, President of the SCA, or your Kingdom Board Ombudsman. In case of an emergency, official information will come exclusively from the site herald and deputies.
Registration:

Day-TripFeastCamping
Adult Member Registration$16.00$10.00$0.00
Adult Non-Member Registration$21.00$10.00$0.00
Youth (6-17)$7.00$10.00$0.00
Child (0-5)$0.00$0.00$0.00
Make Checks Payable To:SCA, Inc., Canton of Sudentorre
Registration Notes:COVID-19: We will be following all of the Kingdom of Atlantia COVID-19 Protocols. Preregistration is REQUIRED to attend. For more information, consult Reopening Atlantia – Kingdom of Atlantia (sca.org) Refund Policy: Site (and NMS) fees will be refunded if notification is received before the event. Make Checks Payable To: SCA, Inc., Canton of Sudentorre Family Event Registration Site Fee Cap $40.00 Lunch will be available at no additional cost; but will only be available until it is gone.
Site:Site: American Legion Post 320, 8456 Brock Road, Spotsylvania, VA 22553. http://www.spotsylvaniapost320. org
Site Restrictions:Site Restrictions: Limited Alcohol Permitted: Alcohol is permitted in the feast hall only. – No one is allowed to become intoxicated at this event. – No one under the age of 21 can consume or possess any alcoholic beverages under any circumstances. – The VA ABC License must and will be posted in the public view where the alcohol will be permitted. – All open alcohol containers must stay on the premises. Pets: Pets are welcome but must be on a leash and are not allowed in the building.
Event Steward:Adelric Falke (Darrell Newman), 28 Westhampton Ct, Stafford, VA 22554, Phone: (910) 7455741, E-mail: D_J_Newman@yahoo.com
Reservations:Banbharun Briana Morgan of the Valley (Kenda McCormack), 2116 Abbottsbury Way, Woodbridge, VA 22191, Phone: (270) 8233193, E-mail: keneda.mccormack@gmail.com


Directions:
From the North, South, and North-East (Washington DC) Take your best route on Rt 95 to Fredericksburg, VA. Take Exit 130B to Rt 3 – Plank Rd (West), Fredericksburg. Travel 3 miles to Gordon Road and turn Left. Travel 6 miles to the end of Gordon Road and turn Left onto Brock Road. Make near immediate Right into the American Legion Post. From the North (Dulles Airport) Travel South on Rt 28 to Rt 66 West. Take Exit 43 B onto Rt 29 South/West. Travel South on Rt 29/ Rt 15 to Rt 663 – Alanthus Rd and turn Left. (This will be close to Culpepper) Travel 0.1 mile and turn Left onto Rt 762. Make a near immediate onto Rt 669 across the railroad tracks. Travel 6 miles to the end of Rt 669. Turn Left onto Rt 3, heading East. Travel 11 miles to Brock Rd and turn Right. Travel 9 miles South on Brock Rd and the American Legion Post will be on your Right. From the North-West (Winchester) Take your best route to Warrenton. (Rt 50 to Rt 17) Get onto Rt 29 / Rt 15 South. Travel South on Rt 29/ Rt 15 to Rt 663 – Alanthus Rd and turn Left. (This will be close to Culpepper) Travel 0.1 mile and turn Left onto Rt 762. Make a near immediate onto Rt 669 across the railroad tracks. Travel 6 miles to the end of Rt 669. Turn Left onto Rt 3, heading East. Travel 11 miles to Brock Rd and turn Right. Travel 9 miles South on Brock Rd and the American Legion Post will be on your Right. From the West (Charlottesville, Lynchburg) Take your best route to Orange and head East on Rt 20. Travel 12 miles from Orange and turn Right onto Rt 621 – Mine Run Road. This will turn into Orange Plank Road. Travel 11 miles on Rt 621 to Brock Road. Turn Right onto Brock Road, heading South. Travel 7 miles and the American Legion Post will be on your Right.