St. Paddy's Day Blood Bath
March 9, 2013
Barony of Ponte Alto

Warriors of Atlantia, arise! Throw off your cloaks and seize your swords, for the horns and drums are sounding. As winter's chill fades, our foes gear for war, and we shall be ready to answer them. The Barony of Ponte Alto is proud to present a day that will be sure to satisfy even the most bloodthirsty fighter. This is event is a fighter's dream, featuring our usual bearpit tourney and as many pickups as you can stomach. Heavy, rapier, and youth combatants are all welcome and encouraged to attend.


Martial Activities:  Heavy: Bear Pits Rapier: Bear Pits, with potential for melee in the late afternoon. Youth: Format TBD

        Adult, Member:          $6.00   Day-Trip  $0.00 Feast     $0.00 Camping
        Adult, Non-Member:  $11.00 Day-Trip  $0.00 Feast     $0.00 Camping
        Youth (5-17):             $4.00   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., Barony of Ponte Alto

Site:  Nottoway Park, 9610 Courthouse Rd, Vienna, VA 22181. Site is open from 9AM until 6pm.

Site Restrictions:  Site is dry.  Pets are permitted on leashes.

Feast Information:  Lunch is included in site fee.

Other Information:  This is traditionally a cold event, so please dress appropriately.


9:00 am - Troll Opens
10:00 am - Authorizations begin
11:00 am - Bear Pit Tourney (Rapier and Heavy)
12:30 pm - Lunch Break
12:30 - 1:30pm - Youth rapier
1:30 pm - Bear Pit Tourney resumes
4:00 pm - Court (may be moved earlier if fighting winds down)

Autocrat's Information:  Cellach Mór (Kari Dalton), 1342 N Lynnbrook Dr, Arlington, VA 22201,  Phone: (703) 655-6660, E-mail:[AT]

Reservations:  Send reservations to autocrat


Take your best route to I-66, west of 495 to the Nutley Street exit (Vienna Metro Station).  Follow signs to Vienna. Go through three lights and turn left onto Courthouse Road.  The park entrance will be about a half mile up on your left.  Go into the park past the house on the hill.  Fighting field is in the back of the park.

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