Fighter Practice, Parramatta Park, Sundays 2pm

Hi everybody,

A few of us who live in western Sydney and struggle to make it to the regular Rowany practice because of work/family commitments have decided to have a fighter practice every couple of weekends. We will try to ensure that it does not clash with the Rowany war practices.

The first practice will be held at Parramatta Park on Sunday 30 August from 2pm.

Thanks, Chuck (Sir Jock Mactavish)
chuck101@internode.on.net
0400390519

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Results in for Ultimate Fighter: Rowany

Points have been collated for Rowany Ultimate Fighter. They are as follows:

Orri 32 (As Orri will be in the top two of Mordenvale he will not be taking a Rowanites spot.)

Jutai and Bjorn both came second on 24 points. Both will be invited to represent Rowany at Great Northern War http://gnw.lochac.sca.org/home

The scores after are:

Baron Miles, Theo, Paddy, and Tsui all equal on 18

Sigvald and Skarp both on 15; Caleb on 14; Jackson and William on 12, Seth 10, Matt and Baldwin 8, Jean-Christophe 4

‘A little bit of Venice’, 30 May, Dubbo – heavy tourney, ball, rapier (TBC)

The Sunday’s activities haven’t been confirmed yet…………if the rapier activities don’t go ahead we will be doing archery instead. I’ll confirm 24 May when bookings close as we will know for sure then.

Come and join House Radburne in the Far Western reaches of the Barony of Rowany for a little bit of Venice out West.

Draft TImetable

Saturday 30th May 2015
9:00am Site opens – pick ups for those inclined
11:00am – Heavy Tourney
1:00pm Light lunch of soup (choice of pumpkin soup or meatball and vegetable soup), bread rolls and seasonal fruit
2:00pm Dance classes commence
3:30pm Afternoon tea (cakes, biscuits etc)
6:30pm Masquerade ball commences (with sideboard supper)

Sunday 31st May 2015
9:30am Rapier demo/classes (TBC)
10:30am Rapier Tourney (TBC)
12:00pm (or at conclusion of tourney) light lunch of soup, bread rolls and fruit

Free camping available on site or a variety of caravan parks and motels available a short ten to fifteen minute drive from the site.

(This is the same site as used for Radburne War).

If people wish to arrive Friday and set up camp, dinner can be organised for a small fee. Contact the Bookings person to make arrangements.

Event Rates
Adult – member $35.00
Adult – non member $40.00
Child 6 – 17 $15.00
Child 6 – 17 non member $20.00
Under 6 free – non member $5

Event rate (no food) adult member $15.00
Event rate (no food) adult non member $20.00
Child 6 – 17 event rate (no food) $5.00
Child 6 – 17 non member $10.00
Under 6 free – non member $5

Bookings and payment required by 23rd May 2015 – an accept on FB does not constitute a booking. Please email your booking and any allergies etc to Karen Hocking (katrijn.van.delden@gmail.com). On booking, payment options will be advised.

Further details will be updated on the Radburne website
http://radburne.lochac.sca.org/

Knight School 22-24 May, Austral (Sydney)

Learn your “Knight moves”
Two days of intensive fighting with Knight trainers teaching a broad range of fighting skills.
We will have a morning and early afternoon of classes on both days followed by personalised one on one training with all the knights present.
Site Opens Friday May 22nd, 2015 at 4 pm
Austral Girl Guides – 4th and 12th Avenue, Austral

Cost – $60 per person – Catered from Breakfast Saturday to Lunch Sunday (Friday night is NOT catered)
If you want to come for a day or to the event feel free, day $30 two days $60.
Cabins at $10 per person – Camping is also available.
Discount of $10 for full time Students.
Children under 14 for Free.
Payment By Cheque : Berenger of Nancy (Brendan Gill) 10 Broadbent Street, Scullin ACT 2614
Brendan_of_menai@yahoo.com.au
Direct deposit options available contact Berenger for details

 

Class details at event but there are 4 classes of 11. With 6 trainers & fifty fighters in total so far.

Saturday 23/5/15 Group 1 Group 2 Group 3 Group 4

Class 1 – 9:30 am to 10:30 am Kitan Bleddyn Lucas Stig
Class 2 – 10:30 to 11:30 Am Felix Eva Stig Bleddyn
Class 3 – 11:30 am to 12:30 pm Eva Felix Kitan Lucas

Lunch 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm

After Lunch – Find a knight find a fight
* Open pickups with all knights attending fighting and providing one on one feedback

Stops when sun goes down or when people stop
Around 6 pm Dinner

After dinner there will be three discussions
Discussion 1 – Berenger around 20 minutes based on leadership in the SCA commuinty and what you can do to be part of it

Discussion 2 – Seymon on pagentry and improving your look

Discussion 3 – Liadan and shieldmaidens of the ravening of female armour and how to make/improve

There will of course be drinking e.t.c during

Sunday 24/5/15 Group 1 Group 2 Group 3 Group 4

Class 1 – 9:30 am to 10:30 am Lucas Kitan Felix Eva
Class 2 – 10:30 to 11:30 Am Stig Lucas Bleddyn Kitan
Class 3 – 11:30 am to 12:30 pm Bleddyn Stig Eva Felix

Lunch 12:30 to 1:30 pm

After 1:30 pm Fighting – King of the hill, pickups with anyone or anything else you want to do.

After Lunch fighting will happen until time to leave which will be around 5 pm- You will need to allow time to fix up your dorm room e.t.c
Off site by 5 pm so I can get back to canberra

Yule Tournaments – Heavy and Fencing – 14 Dec 2013

To the Kingdom of Lochac, and to all Knights, squires, man at arms and all who enjoy the combative arts within the Kingdom of Lochac, does Sir Gabriel de Beaumont, former squire of Count Sir Berenger of Nancy, invite you to a celebration.

Ten glorious years has passed since Alaric & Nerissa, Third King and Queen of Lochac, did elevate Berenger of Nancy to the Order of Chivalry in AS XXXVII at Rowany Yule.

Let it be known that on the 14th Day of December, we, the extended Household of Nancy, being Sir Berenger of Nancy and his squires, students and men of arms, and those knights, squires, students and men at arms who claim lineage to him, will hold the field in the Barony of Rowany against all who would challenge us in a passage of arms. The forms of the challenges shall be inspired by those weapon forms loved by Sir Berenger of Nancy, being either the matched forms of sword and shield, single sword or matched halberds. All challenges shall be fought either as a single combat, team melee, counted blows or over the barrier.
This will also be the last time that one of the members of the extended Household of Nancy, THL Stigh Joghensson will take the field as my squire before his elevation to the Order of Chivalry at the Feast that evening.

We hope that many will come and cross weapons with us in the spirit of friendship, or will watch this wonderful spectacle.

And… to the Kingdom of Lochac fencers and to all members of the guild of Defence be it be known to all that profess skill at arms that we, Provost Lindoret of Bryn Myrddin and Provost Gomez de Crecy, do give leave and licence to our students, Mistress Baroness Alexous of Yuri, and Tatjana Natasha of Lunihawk, to play there Free Scholars Prizes against all Free Scholars, Journeymen, Provosts and Guild Masters in their subtle mystery at these weapons, viz: rapier and dagger. We are honored that her highness Queen Liadan, as a member of the Guild of Defence, will be testing our scholars upon the fencing field.

Following this demonstration of skill, a tournment of rapier will be held to determine the Rowany Rapier Champion, we invite all having the prowess in the art of defence to take the field for the glory of Rowany that she may be well defended.
11:00 Armour inspection
11:30 Free scholar prizes
12:00 Pas d’Armes Tournament
12:30 Rowany Rapier Champion Tournament

Location: Petersham Park, Petersham. [Map]

The list fields will be at the Brighton St end (opposite end from the cricket field).

Bring plenty of water, something to sit on, and something to eat for lunch.

Yule Feast will be held following the tournaments.

Sunday Fighter Practice

A missive from Lord Sigvald:

Sunday fighter practices have a new home!

From the 13th of October (the week after Spring War), the Barony of Rowany has booked the oval of St Peter’s Public School, St Peters (more info via link below) from 12-4pm. This field is private, large, copious amounts of parking, and has facilities attached.

Archery practice will start up at the same place from the 20th. I will be bringing my two bows and a number of arrows, so I’ll be able to help out those without, but if you have arrows please bring those. We’ll have a temporary target (armour on a chair), so if anyone has any ideas about a more permanent archery target, please let me know.

The field is also perfect for war practices (which have been held there in the past, and will again).

To help cover field hire, a small donation is requested.

Further details (address, directions, MAP) can be found here.

We will be having a monthly tournament which be starting up soon. One Sunday of each month, fighter practice will now be transformed into Monthly Sunday Tournaments! Click on the link back there for more details.

Look forward to seeing you all there on the 13th!

Yours in Service,
Sigvald Sviðanda

(Information on other regular events found here)