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St. Paddy's Day Bloodbath - March 14th, 2015

Warriors of Atlantia, hark! As the frozen fingers of Winter loosen their grip, it is time to seize your swords and grasp your shields. Check your kit, work out your kinks, and share in the joy that comes only with the bonds of brotherhood forged during war.

Join your fellow Atlantians at the Annual St. Paddy's Day Bloodbath where the fighting is fierce and the lunch is free. This event is a fighter's dream, featuring our usual bearpit tourney and as many pickups as you can stomach. Heavy and Rapier combatants are all welcome and encouraged to attend.

No A&S activities are scheduled, but nonfighters are encouraged to bring their projects to work on.


  • 9:00 am - Troll Opens
  • 10:00 am - Authorizations begin
  • 11:00 am - Bear Pit Tourney (Rapier and Heavy)
  • 12:30 pm - Lunch Break
  • 1:30 pm - Bear Pit Tourney resumes
  • 4:00 pm - Court (may be moved earlier if fighting winds down)

Youth activities may be added to the schedule *if* warranted marshals can be provisioned.



Adult, Member: $6 Day-Trip

Adult, Non-Member: $11 Day-Trip

Youth (5 - 17): $5 Day-Trip

Child (0 - 4): Guests of the Barony

At the Door:

Adult, Member: $8 Day-Trip

Adult, Non-Member: $13 Day-Trip

Youth (5 - 17): $6 Day-Trip

Child (0 - 4): Guests of the Barony

LUNCH: Lunch is included in the site fee.

SITE: Nottaway Park, 9601 Courthouse Road, Vienna, VA 22181. Site is dry. Friendly pets are permitted on leashes. Site is open from 9AM until dusk.

DIRECTIONS: Take your best route to I-66, West of 495 to the Nutley Street exit (Vienna Metro Station). Follow signs to Vienna. Go through three lights and turn left onto Courthouse Road. The park entrance will be about a half mile up on your left. Go into the park past the house on the hill. Fighting field is in the back of the park.

AUTOCRAT: Lord Grimkirk ap Greymoor, John Michael Schneider, 4215 Maylock Lane, Fairfax, VA 22033. Phone: (847) 910-9138 [NLT 10 pm please], E-mail: marshal AT

RESERVATIONS: Lady Agnete Köeslin (Sue Schneider), 4215 Maylock Lane, Fairfax, VA 22033. Phone: (847) 209-2141 [NLT 10pm please], E-Mail: herald AT

Checks should be made payable to "Barony of Ponte Alto, SCA Inc."

Please note: This is traditionally a *cold* event, so please dress appropriately.


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