[Ansteorra-announce] Raven's Fort Defender of the Fort 2001

Paul Gilbert niklas at wt.net
Sat Aug 25 21:25:03 PDT 2001

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The barony of Raven’s Fort Invites One and All To Attend The
Defender of the Fort  2001 and  Investiture of  The Baron & Baroness of
Raven’s Fort
September 14th-16th, 2001
All are invited to attend as Their Excellence’s David st David and Chrystal
Ariana MacRuari, Baron & Baroness of Raven’s Fort step down from their reign
of Raven’s Fort. Following David and Chrystal will be  H.L. Niklas Vasilevich
and H.L. Kezia Kibarta as Their Royal Majesties Duncan and Larissa elevate
them to the rank and estate of Their Excellences, Baron and Baroness of
Raven’s Fort.
Come help say thank you to David and Chrystal for their service to the Barony
and Kingdom, while welcoming H.L. Niklas and H.L. Kezia as the new Baron &
Baroness of Raven’s Fort.
There will Chivalric Combat for Defender of the Fort, Rapier Combat for
Cavalier of the Fort and Arts & Science competition for Artisan of the Fort.
There will be a chivalric and rapier combat lists for those that have been
fighting for less than one year, with the winners becoming the personal
champions of Their Excellences of Raven’s Fort.
Fighting formats will be a challenge style, A&S has no theme and there will be
a novice category.
A Master Black Fox Silent Auction to benefit the Blackstar is being held at
Defender as well as, H.L. Kezia is hosting a banner contest. Equestrian
activities will be conducted, details for all activities will be available at
the event.
The Raven’s Fort Cooks Guild will be serving the feast that evening. Seating
is limited to 175, so reserve early with the Feast Steward. The feast fare
will consist of chilled fruits and cheeses, lentil/bean salad, honey ginger
grilled chicken, roast beef rice, green beans with garlic & parsley and frozen
lemon sorbet.
The evenings reveling  will abound with bardic circles and toasts to the
winners and their new Excellence's.
Activities will be held at The Stones of Raven’s Fort in Huntsville, Texas.
(Map to be published in the September Black Star). The Stones of Raven’s Fort
is located east of Huntsville, Texas. It is a primitive site with no water ,
porta pots and limited cold showers. It is wet with period containers, please.
Fires will be at the discretion of the land agent due to weather conditions.
Minors must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. They may also attend
with a 21 year old or older adult with a signed and notarized Minor Event
Waiver Form from their parents. Pets are permitted only with proper rabies
papers, tags are NOT accepted. They must also be on leashes at all times.
Horses must have proper Coggins tests results.
Site opens at 4pm Friday, closes 2pm Sunday.
Admittance is $8 site ($2 discount for SCA members with membership cards), $6
feast. Make checks payable to SCA Inc, Barony of Ravens Fort.
Event Steward:  Lord Arturus Tiberious, (Wesley Gilbert)
                                1911 Pleasant Street, Huntsville, Texas 77320

        936-291-9532            agrentbear at usa.net

Feast Steward:  Lady Clarissima di Niccolucci, (Carla Southern)
                        24404 Needham Road, Porter, Texas 77365
                        281-354-6625            ldyclarissima at yahoo.com

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