Midwinter's Tale
January 28, 2012
Shire of Border Vale Keep


As the cold grips fair Atlantia, the Shire of Border Vale Keep offers warmth and good company at Midwinter’s Tale. This year we will be encouraging the colors of the day being blue and white in honor of our glorious kingdom. Once again, we have grand prizes for our competitors.  Prizes are as follows: for armored combat, Baroness Astrid will be making a custom fit and decorated tunic for the winner of each tourney (one knight and one unbelt); for rapier, Duchess Isabel will be making a silk banner; for thrown weapons, a set of throwing knives will be gifted by Baron Olafr and Baroness Aldis; and for target archery, shafts/splines will be gifted by Lord Sven. For our arts and science competition, we will have a basket filled with linen fabric.

Website:  http://bvk.atlantia.sca.org/

Martial Activities:  Armored combat, rapier, thrown weapons, and target archery. For more details see website.

Arts & Sciences Activities:  Competition: Best use of Spike in any medium.

Cost:  
         Adult, Member:           $5.00 Day-Trip   $7.00 Feast     $0.00 Camping
         Adult, Non-Member:   $10.00 Day-Trip $7.00 Feast    $0.00 Camping
         Youth (5-17):              $2.00 Day-Trip   $7.00 Feast     $0.00 Camping
         Child (0-4):                 $0.00 Day-Trip   $0.00 Feast     $0.00 Camping

Make Checks Payable To:  SCA, Inc., Shire of Border Vale Keep

Site:  Richmond County 4-H Camp, 1820 4-H Club Road, Augusta GA 30906. GPS coordinates: N33.35881, W81.97721 Site opens 8AM, closes 11PM.

Site Restrictions:  Absolutely no alcohol, no firearms, no animals. Smoking is permitted in designated areas only, and the pool is off-limits. We do not offer child care services so please make sure your little ones are well attended.

Feast Information: Border Vale Keep is known for our delicious feasts, and this one will be no different. Duke Valharic will be preparing a feast worthy of your traveling from the farthest reaches of the kingdom. For dietary concerns, please contact the autocrat.

Merchanting Information:  Merchants are welcome; please contact autocrat to make arrangements.

Autocrat's Information:  Baroness Tyra Jonsdatter (Julie Decker), 4064 Randall RD SE, Dearing, GA 30808,  Phone: (706) 414-4935, E-mail:  punkcupid[AT]yahoo.com

Reservations:  Baroness Astrid Thorvardsdatter (Cythia Ward), 1383 Clark RD, Augusta, GA 30906,  Phone: (706) 790-3018, E-mail:  ladyastrid1[AT]netzero.net

Directions:  

Take your best route to Augusta GA via I-20. Merge onto Bobby Jones Expwy (I-520) via exit 196A. Get off at Exit 10: Doug Barnard Parkway (Rte. 56 Spur.) Turn right onto Doug Barnard Parkway. Drive past Bush Field Airport and past Tobacco Rd. Take the next right, onto 4-H Club Rd. SIGNS WILL BE POSTED


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