Hosted by the Shire of Glynn Rhe
Saturday, November 4, 2023
Sharon Johnston Park > Pavilion #2
783 Coleman Road, New Market AL 35761
Troll opens at 8:00AM, site closes at 6:00PM
Join us for our first event as a combined group > Glynn Rhe 2.0!
Pricing: Member: $10.00 Non-member: $15.00 Feast: $7.00
Autocrat: Mistress Nuala / Debi Riepe 256.683.4478 email@example.com
Feastcrat: Mistress Wuennemon / Wendy Duffey 256.303.6814 Wendy.firstname.lastname@example.org.Al.us
Reservations: Mistress Cecily / Laura Thomason 256.508.6984 Cecily.email@example.com 828 Grant St, Decatur AL 35601
Checks and cash only at the door. Make checks payable to: SCA,Inc/Shire of Glynn Rhe
PayPal pre registration is now available. https://forms.gle/2LKaduogWC5C699o9
Directions: From north or south I-65, take exit 340 to I-565/US-72 east toward Huntsville. Stay US-72 taking Winchester Road NE (left at stop light) then turn right to Coleman Road. 1st park entrance on left then bear right at the Y (campground is on the left).
Light breakfast included in daytrip: Muffins, Donuts, Coffee, Juice
Feast > served family style with items named for events previously hosted by both groups
Beggars Rebellion: Bean Soup, Bread and Spiced Farmers Cheese
Sable Swan : Stuffed and Grilled Turkey Breast with a Wine List Wine Gravy
Collegialis: Savory Lombardi Pumpkin Pie
Unchained Doom: Gelled Fruit Roll
Winter Collegium: Roasted and Mashed Root Veggies with Fresh Butter
Convivium: Candied Almonds
Wish List : Warm Apple Compote
Tournament information :
8AM Armor Inspection Begins
9AM Armored Combat: The Doom List
9 AM Rapier Combat: Champagne List
11AM Armored Combat: Wish List Bridesmaid Tournament
1PM Armored Combat: Sable Swan Great Weapons
1 PM Rapier Combat: Mead List — Rapier Holmgang 2-on-2 tournament.
3PM Wine List Melee — Wine List
Heavy Tournaments/Armored Combat Lists:
The Wish List – a “Bridesmaid List” for fighters who have never won a list. No weapon restrictions. Prize is a beautiful helmet made by Sir Marcus
The Doom List -a one-on-one tournament, no weapons restrictions. List will be fought double elimination, and if necessary, will be a speed tournament format. Prize is a DOOM Cloak and the right to wear the Chain of Doom for a year.
The Sable Swan List – a one-on-one tournament, two-handed and great weapons only. List will be fought double elimination, and if necessary, will be a speed tournament format. Prize will be a fiberglass spear shaft.
The Wine List – a 4-person melee team, each team required to have at least one great weapon or two-handed weapons fighter. List will be fought double elimination, and if necessary, will be a speed tournament format. Prizes will be a gift basket per winning team member (4 baskets total) stocked with delicious charcuterie and jams/jellies provided by Peculiar Preserves, plus a very sharp Finnish Puka-style knife made by Sir Iain Geirmundsson (4 baskets, 4 knives total).
Champagne List (or Sparkling Rapier, if not from the Champagne Region in France) — Individual 1-on-1, double elimination rapier tournament. Prize to be announced later.
Mead List — Rapier Holmgang 2-on-2 tournament. This 2-person team tournament mimics a Viking judicial contest. One fighter per side plus one shield bearer who is purely defensive. It’s ‘bad form’ to kill the shield bearer. Limited field to mimic a small island. Tournament will be fought double elimination. A steel buckler will be given to the tournament winner (attacker). A steel buckler will also be given the shield bearer judged best defender.
Class information :
An introduction to the old Norse: Norse Language including runes, pronunciation and grammar.
Regional Discussion: How can we help?
Intro to Bayeaux Stitch/Couching/Laid work: Learn the embroidery technique used to cover large areas. 10 hands-on students, unlimited observers. No age limit but child must be able to read. $3 charge for materials. Fee includes handout, materials. Bring your own hoop and scissors.
Banners and Heraldic Display: Look at period examples of flags, banners, standards and pendants. Discuss different ways to display our SCA heraldry. A limited number of handouts with images will be available.
Off-site Revel: Details coming soon!
Here is additional information about the site:
Map from Winchester Rd turning onto Coleman Rd then into Park
Campground > Call the Campground Host @ 256.425.3016 to reserve.
- Rustic Site (Tents no hook-ups) $25.00 per night
- Modern/Septic Site $35.00 per night
Sharon Johnston Park > All facilities are handicap accessible
- Pets must be on 6′ or shorter leash.
- Please clean up after pets.
New to SCA Events?
What to expect at our event:
1. Registration (we refer to this as Troll!)
a. Information gathered like your name, Adult/Child, and if you want to eat feast
b. Fee collected
i. Non-member Fee = $5
ii. Site Fee = $10
iii. Feast, if desired = $7
c. Waiver(s) signed
2. Clothing (we might refer to this as garb)
a. An attempt to look pre-17th century.
i. We have loaner garb if needed
What to do at the event:
– Enjoy the morning refreshments
– Participate in a class
– Watch the fighting – armored and rapier
o You need to be authorized before you can participate. Join our Facebook group (https://www.facebook.com/groups/388206149205362/) to get notice of fighter practice where you can try on armor and give fighting a try!
– Ask questions – we love to talk about our hobby!
Link to the Shire of Glynn Rhe public Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/Glynnrhe
Link to SCA How to get Started/Newcomer’s Portal: https://welcome.sca.org/how-to-get-started/