Welcome to the South Oaken Regional Arts and Sciences Competition! We are back at the site we used last year, a school that looks like a castle! Our Barony is eagerly looking forward to another great event. We know that the artisans of our region have been hard at work preparing for this event and our staff is doing it's best to make sure that that everyone has a good time.
Our site offers classrooms, a large meeting area, and a library. Approximately 2 1/2 acres of outdoor space useable for heavy and light fighting. There is a large parking area behind the building. The site is DRY, however transportation will be provided to an off-site location for judging brewing/vinting entries. While there is not kitchen available, above ground fire pits are allowed. Site also includes a playground area.
Troll: $7 Adults and Children (members), Childrenage 5 and under free.
$5 SCA Non-Member surcharge
Make checks payable to: SCA, Inc. – Barony of the Flame
Site opens at 9 AM and Closes at 5 PM
Event Stewards: Lady Ellowyn Kittle and Lady Maiosara Sauromatis
For questions to the Regional MOAS please contact Lady Crespine de la Vallée, South Oaken Regional MOAS.
(Please note: walk-in entries will NOT be accepted, this is Kingdom policy. Registration by e-mail is not acceptable. Only online or snail mail will be accepted.)
APRIL 13th at:
11501 Schlatter Road
Louisville, KY 40291
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Our site offers classrooms, a large meeting area, and a library. Approximately 2 ˝ acres of outdoor space useable for heavy fighting, light fighting and cooking activities. There is a large parking area behind the building with ample parking. There is no kitchen available; however above ground fire pits are acceptable. The site is DRY, however transportation will be provided to off-site location for judging of venting/brewing entries; also to have extra space available if there is a need for a kitchen. Site also includes a playground area for the children’s activities.
Tentative Schedule of Events
- 9 AM Check in begins
- 10 AM Judges Meeting
- 10:15 Entrants meet with judges to determine a time to return
- 10:30 Judging begins
- 1-2 Judges lunch and public viewing of entries
- 4 PM Judging ends
- 10 AM - Equestrian 101 - How to get started in SCA Instructor: Lord Edmund von Atzinger
- 10 AM - Fighting with a spear - The Tool of the Gods Instructors: Sir Cecil de Tueurleon and Sgt. Krisztian Von Atzinger
- 11 AM - Bow Now or Grovel Later: An SCA Survival Guide Instructor: Lady Eleanor von Atzinger
- 11 AM - The Pall Bridge Instructor:Baron Erick der Rotnacken
- 1 PM - History of Hand Knitting Instructor: Baroness Camilla de la Reynard
- 1 PM - Behind the String: The Longbow Instructor: Lord Úlfr Rauđskegg
- 1 PM - Beginning Embroidery Instructor: Sir Cellach macChormach
General Rules: http://www.midrealm.org/moas/AandScompetition.php
Instructor: Sir Cellach macChormach
Description: Basic introduction to embroidery, review of materials, getting ready to embroider, basic stitches, laying out projects. Kits provided.
Bow Now or Grovel Later: An SCA Survival Guide
Instructor: Lady Eleanor von Atzinger
Ages: Open to anyone
Description: Remember when you were new to the SCA? Like so many, were the belt colors, coronets and titles so overwhelming that you simply bowed at everyone who looked your way...have you ever avoided conversation because you can't remember the persons title?....do you still do that? If you answered yes, or you just want to refresh your knowledge base, this class is for you. We will cover the basics of: titles, belts, coronets and SCA etiquette.
Fighting with a spear - The Tool of the Gods
Instructors: Sir Cecil de Tueurleon and Sgt. Krisztian Von Atzinger
Requirements: Bring a spear, you do not need to be armored. If you do not have a spear, contact Sir Cecil and he will find one for you to borrow
Ages: Open to anyone
Description: This class will explain minimalism and efficiency in movement when using a spear. We will go over first tier and second tier blocks, spending drill time perfecting the movements into muscle memory. Finally, we will cover how and when to present "Dangerously" in a melee, and when to present with stealth.
The Pall Bridge
Instructor: Baron Erick der Rotnacken
Requirements: Bring your heavy fighting gear
Ages: Open to authorized heavy fighters
Description: Learn battle tactics for the three legged bridge battle.
History of Hand Knitting
Instructor: Baroness Camilla de la Reynard
Description: How old is knitting? What did people knit? Learn this and more!
Behind the String: The Longbow
Instructor: Lord Úlfr Rauđskegg
Description: This class is geared toward novice shooters, but more advanced archers are welcome. I will discuss some tips on how to pick the right longbow type, size and weight for the shooter, and some best-practice behaviors that are good to adopt as you are learning how to shoot the longbow.
Equestrian 101 - How to get started in SCA
Instructor: Lord Edmund von Atzinger
Ages: Open to anyone
Description: This class will explain the range of equestrian activities available in the SCA, from general riding and games to mounted combat and jousting. How to find lessons in your local area and how to find a local practice. It will also cover the ground equipment, weapons, and their uses. Finally, we will briefly cover how to prepare for an authorization