A Barony in the Kingdom of An Tir which is
a Part of the Society for Creative Anachronism (SCA, Inc)
June Faire is Headed Our Way!
Come to June Faire and fight in the war or participate in Archery, Thrown Weapons, Heavy Combat, Rapier, and
Youth Combat activities. Take a stroll through the Artisan's Village. Enjoy shopping in the Merchant's Village!
June Faire is the Barony's opportunity to share what we do with the community. This year, our goal is to display all of our martial skills
including: tourney fighting, war fighting, combat archery, rapier, target archery, and thrown weapons. Our Merchants will be in lovely greensward
with a garden area. Arts and Sciences will feature an historical village and an additional area for expanded activities. Dance and music will
This is a tentative list of the happenings planned for June Faire 2017. Expect this list to expand and grow, but this will give
you a flavor of what we are planning!
The merchants will be there in all their glory with great things to buy and lots of fun to be had!
The Artisans Village will be in two areas with distinctly different and interesting foci.
In keeping with the spirit of Their Magesties Styrkarr and Stjarna's whole hearted endorsement of the Arts and Sciences, and with a
keen response to our Cousin Baron Ivan Drengr of Stromgard's challenge, Dragon's Laire has decided to hold a charity auction. The
proceeds of said auction will be donated to our friends, neighbors, Noble Cousins, and Barony of Blatha An Oir. They have been victims of theft
most foul; their wordly possessions spiriting away by thieves in the night.
We, Baron Conchobar and Baroness Eilidh charge our artisans, and any whom wish to participate in this most noble Kingdom, to create
articles of fine quality, beauty, and worth so inspiring as to part the most thrifty of bidders from their coins.
If the spirit is willing, but the fingers will not cooperate, we welcome donations of raw materials such as leather, fabric, or horn.
Be (carefully) creative. You can auction off a service you are known for, such as cooking a meal at An Tir West War, or a book you
have found fascinating or useful. Think how you shine the best, and turn that into something amazing.
We are confident that the indomitable talent, and generosity of Dragon's Laire will push back the shadows of misfortune that have beset
Blatha An Ior, and help restore their glory.
Download a flier with the auction information here.
An Important Note from the Marshal!
June Faire will be WAR!!
I, THL Arqai Ne'urin, will be acting as MIC for June Faire 2017 and it is approaching. If you are planning on fighting at the war please be advised there WILL be
inspections of all armored participants. I will assume that site waivers will cover the the fighting waiver as well, but I will insist on valid fight
cards to be presented at time of inspection.
If a fighter wishes, I will accept them showing me their entry on the An Tir Lists website on THEIR phone. I will not be able to take the time to
look them up. I don't know if cell service is available on site, so it would be best and simplest just to be sure you have your card.
On a similar note, I personally will not be authorizing any new fighters at the event nor will I be renewing cards. But if you can find another
senior marshal willing to authorize you, that will be acceptable.
In summary, no fighter card, no fighting.
THL Arqai Ne'urin
June Faire 2017, Heavy Marshal in Charge
Sent to the Dragon's Laire Webmistress on 04/06/2017
Martialate Activities: On the War Field!
Torchlight Bear Meat Tourney
Torchlight Tourney on the Rapier Field on the Norseland Field (for detailed information, download the pdf here)
Friday Night Pregame – I’ll most likely kill you in the morning
Bear Pit Tourney. Wounds retained. After winning five fights in a row, a fighter must cede the field.
All participants get to keep one token to bring over to Saturday. This should motivate people to fight on Friday, but won’t penalize too severely people who can’t make it in time.
Armor inspection at 7 pm. Fighting starts at 7:30 pm. Fighting ends at dark.
Candlelight shoot on the Archery Range
Not quite a candle throw on the Thrown Weapons Range
War scenarios with combat archery
Heavy Field Scenarios
Live steel bolt siege demo (against shield mounted on straw bales.)
Open Field Battle - Crossbows vs longbows line up in front of troops for 1 minute of arrow volleys before armies attack. Ballistae. Thrown weapons. Die in place. No res.
Open Field Battle - No missiles. Res: 3 lives
Norse Longships Raiding: 3 Norse longships raiding a village. They are met at the beach by a much smaller band of Anglo Saxons villagers. Boats come up to blue tarps indicating the shoreline. Norse wade ashore in waist deep water, so must come in at a walk. Pick the best warriors to be in the boats. Villagers are the common folk protecting their homes, not the best warriors, some are archers. Die in place.
Live steel against shield demos (shields mounted on straw bales)
Norse great axe against shield
Ballista against shield
Javelins against shield
Champion's Battle: Dragon's Laire vs Baltha an Oir
Progressive Melee: no missiles. 1 on 1 - they form team of 2. Two teams of 2 fight, they form team of 4. Etc, until 2 armies fight. Strategy: pick the best warrior bands to fight as you grow your army.
Cabbage Ball: If players are available
Missiles vs Heavy Charge: Archers on left wing, troops in center and right. No archers in attacking side. Die in place. No res.
Castle Battle: Siege outside. All missiles. 2 res inside, 5 res outside.
Grand Melee: Start in a circle. Can't attack the man next to you. 6 foot and under weapons. No missiles. No res.
Live steel bolt siege demo (against shield mounted on straw bales.)
Baron Sir Gernon's Pas D'armes Barrier Tourney
Archery Range: A variety of fun novelty shoots and Period Looking Targets!
Thrown Weapons Range: Standard range, and possibly some Novelties
Heavy Eric: Demonstrations of fighting styles.
Rapier Field: Demonstrations of Rapier (for detailed information, download the pdf here)
Scenario One – I am not left handed
Scenario Two – The Three Terrors of the Fire Swamp (aka Burning Ship Fight)
Scenario Three – Showdown in the Thieves Forest (aka Blood of Heroes)
Scenario Four – Have Fun Storming the Castle (aka Gate Battle)
Special Invitation: Near the Rapier Field - Christopher Stanley shall play his Master's Prize... for more
details click here for the poster!
10am Sharp!- Thrown Weapons Top 10 Invitational Tournament - Bring a prize to enter the tournament!
All items will be placed on the blanket, highest score gets first pick! Here's an awesome poster for the
9am until Noon - Target Archery competition - Want a custom set of Arrows made by Baron Evrard? Win this competition! This will be a combination of SSAC and
Fun Shoots for the competition.
9am until Whenever, or Noon…. Whichever comes first? - Rapier Fighter Practice: Do Garter challenges! Get lessons! Do sparring! (for detailed information, download the pdf here)
9:00am - Noon - Sunday's Special Heavy Field Event: King's Fighter Practice on the Norseland Fields - The Royal Exhibition (see below)
Special Event: The Royal Exhibition
His Royal Majesty Styrkarr Jarlskald invites all of those great nobles of the realm, those who have ruled these great lands,
to join him at June Faire for a most glorious exhibition of skill.
This will be an Exhibition that gives Royal Peers an opportunity to test each other and then receive challenges from those who would learn
from the great fighters of An Tir!
Norseland Field Time: 9:00am - Noon Date: Sunday, June 4th
Hour The First - 9 am - Open Fighter Practice -
Pickups with anyone on the field. Open to all fighters.
Hour the Second - 10AM - Royal Peer Challenge Exhibition -
Royal Peers make challenges with one another as they wish.
Hour the Third - 11 AM - Open Challenges -
Any fighter may challenge any Royal Peer that is participating.
Weekend: Adults, 18 and older: $20 ($5 Member Discount). Ages 17 and Under: Free
Day Trip: Adults, 18 and older: $15 ($5 Member Discount). Ages 17 and Under: Free
Modern Guests: 18 and older: $10. Ages 17 and Under: Free
Pre-Registration is easy this year! There is a lovely google form to fill out. It will automagically email your information to the
registration and camping people. You will need to still send in a check, the information to do that is on the registration form!
RVs are welcome on site. Here is a pdf document that will give you the information you need to know to bring your RV. Please
remember to pre-register and tell them you are bringing an RV. Also, email the RV coordinator,
Thomas of Salisbury, with your requirements as listed in the
Junefaire will be held at Norseland, in Bremerton, again. The site has been completely reconfigured to enhance ease of access for campers to the
public Demo area and war field. All the public Demo activities; including the War, A&S and Merchants; will be on the top, and coolest, level of the
site. All camping will be on the comfortable middle level, which has amazing views of the Olympic Mountains.
SCA Parking will be on the lowest level.
The site will be open from Noon on Friday June 2nd. It will close at 3 pm on Sunday, June 4th.
The Demo event, when we invite modern visitors to June Faire, is happening on SATURDAY, June 3rd, only.
Tentative Map of June Faire Site
Green: Merchant Space
Soft Pinkish Purple: A&S Activities
Red: Heavy Martialled Activities
Light Blue: Rapier Activities
Yellow: Archery and Thrown Weapons (Missile)
Orange: Vigil Space and TBD
Dark Blue: Pavillions for Shade
Red: Pre-Reg Camping
Orange: RV parking
Light Purple: Dragon's Laire and possible Royal Encampment
Hot Pink: Loud Camping
Pink: Campground Parking for those staying Overnight
Green: Day Trip Parking
Yellow: Overflow Parking
To Be Labeled:
Over Flow Camping
Food Vendor Locations.
Make your best way to Gorst on Highway 16. In Gorst, take WA 3 West towards the Bremerton National Airport. In approximately five miles, you will
reach the Bremerton National Airport. At the Airport, take a right on to Imperial Way, and then an immediate left on to SW Sentinel Peak Way.