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Event Details
Crown Tourney TRM will be in attendance Event date: May 7th, 2011
Hosted by Shire of Hartshorn-dale - Plymouth Meeting, PA
Event Last Modified: April 26th, 2011
 
Event details
Cead Mille Failte!  A thousand thousand welcomes to the brave fighters of the East, their noble consorts, and all who wish to join us for Their Majesties' Spring Crown Tourney and Festival, held in the bustling Shire of Hartshorn-dale.

The tournament will be held in an arena with bench seating for spectators and musicians.  The surface is stable sand/dirt.  For your comfort, bench cushions would be an excellent item to pack.  Arming pavilions may be set up at the top and bottom of the fighting area until the space is full; preference given to period tents.  Overflow is just outside the arena on the grass. 

In the true tradition of tournaments, "The Marketplace" also beckons, where dayboard servers, merchants and artisans vie for your attention.  If you would like to claim a space, please contact Lady Naomi bat Avraham at the address below.

**ATTENTION FIGHTERS**
Based on the tournament format, the tournament MUST begin promptly.  Please Troll in as soon as you arrive and then gather across the drive from the arena for the procession.  Signs will direct you.
- Qualification bouts will be starting at 10:30 AM
- Procession must begin at 11:15 AM
- MoL check-in will close at precisely 11:45 AM
- The Tourney is to start promptly at noon

From His Majesty:
There will be a round robin round, consisting of 4 pools of combatants to determine who advances to the round of 16.  Those combatants participating will fight with great weapons (polearm, great sword, Single Axes, Maces, Bastard Swords, etc are permitted).  There shall be no shields or second weapons used during this round.

The round of 16 will be fought double elimination with weapons of choice.

The finals will be fought as a best of five and will be fought in this order, Pole Arm, Great sword, Sword and Shield, Matched Axes and Weapons of Choice.


Please bring your own utensils to partake of those parts of the dayboard that cannot be taken in hand to be eaten.  We are pleased that cooks from England, France, Germany and Arabia will be displaying their produce for your gustatory pleasure.

Lady Sabatina da Valle is in charge of children's activities for the day.  Please accompany your child or send a responsible teen or guardian. 

For more information about Children's Activities, Merchants, and our A&S display, please see www.blastedoak.com/crowntourney .

There is ample parking.  Please park first and then come back to visit Troll.  There is no room in the driveway to unload next to the arena.  The walk from parking to any entrance is short.

The site is wet, but please pack out your empties.

If you have any questions, concerns or special needs with regard to dayboard, please contact food@housemarshall.org as soon as possible.

Hotels:
Doubletree Guest Suites:  640 West Germantown Pike, Plymouth Meeting, PA (610) 834-8300
Courtyard Philadelphia:  651 Fountain Road, Plymouth Meeting, PA (610) 238-0695

Some crash space may be available; please contact the autocrat to make arrangements.
Site Opens: 10 AM
Site Closes: 7 PM

Event Website: www.blastedoak.com/crowntourney

 
Event Location
Lulu Temple Arena
5140 Butler Pike
Plymouth Meeting, PA  19462-1235

Directions:
Lu Lu Temple Aaonms
5140 Butler Pike
Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462-1235

Directions:  From 476:  Take exit 20 for Plymouth Rd.  Turn right onto Plymouth Rd.  and take the 1st left onto Butler Pike.  In approximately 0.5 miles, site will be on the right.

From 276:  Take exit 333 toward Norristown.  Keep left at the fork to continue toward Plymouth Rd./Norristown.  Turn right at Plymouth Rd.  Take the 1st left onto Butler Pike.  Stay on Butler Pike for less than 0.5 mi.  Destination will be on the right.

 
Event Fees
Site : $15 for adult SCA members with proof of membership;
$10 for youths aged 18 and under;
$20 for adult non-members
Children 5 and under free
Dayboard is included with site fee.

The Shire of Hartshorn-dale would like to offer a discount for those new to the Society who would like to become members:  If you become a member at Crown, we will discount your entrance fee $5.

Feast: There will be no feast.

A list of nearby restaurants and directions will be available at Troll. 

Make Checks Payable to: SCA, Inc.  Shire of Hartshorn-dale

 
Contact Information
Event Steward:
Shivaun McGoff
SCA Siobhan inghean ui Dhonnabhain
1100 West Chester Pike, F-21
West Chester, PA 19382
mcgoff.s@gmail.com

Send Reservations to:
Alison Wodehalle
42 N.  Whitehall Rd
Norristown PA 19403

chatelaine@eastkingdom.org

ACCEPS Registration:  http://acceps.ansteorra.org/index.php

Select the East Kingdom from the drop down list on the right and then follow the directions to get to the page for Crown.

**Please Pre-register!** Ensure there's enough food for everyone.

Other Contact Information:
Children's Activities - Sabatina da Valle
sansobel@yahoo.com

Marketplace Coordinator - Naomi bat Avraham
(Merchants, Games, Space coordination)
naomi@blastedoak.com, 610-505-8787

Food Procurer - John Marshall
food@housemarshall.org

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