Brennan & Caoilfhionn’s Ducal Challenges

TRM will be in attendance

Hosted by Barony of Settmour Swamp - Randolph, NJ

Event date: September 17th, 2022

Event Last Modified: June 8th, 2022

COVID-19 Statement

The East Kingdom and the event staff are committed to making sure that our friends & families stay safe. Kingdom guidelines for COVID safety change often. Masks that conform to CDC standards and worn properly over the nose and mouth are required of all attendees over the age of 2 in all indoor spaces or in public tents or pop-ups with 3 or 4 walls up and may only be lowered briefly for eating or drinking. Masks are optional when outdoors and we encourage frequent handwashing and social distancing. Please take whatever steps you feel are necessary for your own sense of safety beyond the stated mandates.

All persons over the age of 5 are now required to show proof of vaccination or negative COVID test taken within 72 hours of the event. All persons over the age of 18 must also present government issued photo ID or a valid SCA membership card. Please have these in hand when checking in.

Although the SCA complies with all applicable laws to ensure the health and safety of our event participants, we cannot eliminate the risk of exposure to infectious diseases during in-person events. By participating in the in-person events of the SCA, you acknowledge and accept the potential risks. You agree to take any additional steps to protect your own health and safety and those under your control as you believe to be necessary.

Event details

Come and witness the glorious return of Brennan and Caoilfhionn’s Ducal Challenges!  There will be fighting, eating, shopping, prizes, and more!  Join the Barony of Settmour Swamp as they get together for a fun filled day of activities!

Schedule -

(To be updated with other cool stuff)

9:00 - site opens
10:00 - Ducal Challenge art entry and signups begin
11:00 - Morning Court
11:30 - lists close / final inspections
Noon - Tournaments begin
Immediately following tournaments the prizes will be rewarded
4:30 - Evening Court
9:00 - SITE CLOSES
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Ducal Challenge

The Challenge tournaments will begin at noon.

The Ducal Challenge features prize tournaments for both armored and rapier combatants.  Each combatant is asked to donate a prize to the pool showcasing their art or a piece of art they have commissioned. 

The tournaments will be fought in 4 round robin pools, with each pool advancing 4 combatants.  The top 16 combatants will then fight a double elimination tournament down to the semifinals.  The finals will be fought with rotating weapons forms.

The winner of the tournament will have first pick of the prizes for that tournament.  The second prize pick will go to the artist/sponsor of the first prize picked.  Then, the second finalist in the tournament will pick, and so on.

Prize suggestions include (but are not limited to):
- Armor pieces
- Inkle Trim / Tablet Woven Trim
- Appropriate artwork
- Banners
- Glass beads
- Jewelry
- Garb
- Feast Gear/Pottery
- Woodwork

No Alcohol (per site rules)
No IOUs!!

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Dayboard

A generous dayboard, crafted by Baroness Charitye Dale and her helpful staff, is included in the event fee. 

Menu - coming soon (really really)

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Other cool stuff

Heraldic Consult Table

Merchants

More info coming soon!!

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Although the SCA complies with all applicable laws to ensure the health and safety of our event participants, we cannot eliminate the risk of exposure to infectious diseases during in-person events.  By participating in the in-person events of the SCA, you acknowledge and accept the potential risks.  You agree to take any additional steps to protect your own health and safety and those under your control as you believe to be necessary.  Hand Sanitizer will be available. 

The East Kingdom and the Barony of Settmour Swamp are committed to making sure that our friends & families stay safe.  EK guidelines for covid safety changes often.  at this time, All attendees over the age of 2, including vaccinated individuals, at indoor activities will be required to be masked at all times.  Masks are optional when outside and may be lowered briefly when eating or drinking.  The mask must be worn properly over the nose and mouth and be recognizable as an effective mask by the CDC.  Physical distancing is encouraged. 

All persons over the age of 5 are now required to show proof of vaccination or negative COVID test taken within 72 hours of the event.  All persons over the age of 18 must also present government issued photo ID.  Please have legal ID and Covid documentation in hand before approaching gate for check-in.

Please remember, although the SCA complies with all applicable laws to ensure the health and safety of our event participants, we cannot eliminate the risk of exposure to infectious diseases during in-person events.  By participating in the in-person events of the SCA, you acknowledge and accept the potential risks.  You agree to take any additional steps to protect your own health and safety and those under your control as you believe to be necessary.

Site Opens: 9:00 am
Site Closes: 9:00 pm

Registration Fees

Registration:
Adults:  $30 with $5 member discount ($25 for members)
6 to 17:  $10.00
5 and under:  free. 

The site will be capped at 400

This is a PayPal pre-registration only event.  PayPal link coming soon!

REFUNDS - Requests for Refunds will only be accepted until September 3, 2022 (of course unless there are extraordinary circumstances - then please reach out)

Feast:
A generous dayboard, crafted by Baroness Charitye Dale and her helpful staff, is included in the event fee. 

Make Checks Payable to: Pre-reg only

Contact Information

Event Steward:

Sefa Hrafnsdottir

Viscountess.Sefa@gmail.com

Send Reservations to:

PayPal link coming soon!!

Other Contact Information:

Merchants welcome!

To register as a merchant, please select the option in your PayPal Pre-reg. 

Merchant:
$10 per merchant