Events & Activities
St Paddy's Day Blood Bath in July
July 17th, 2021 (9 AM - 5 PM)
Great Fighters of Atlantia! Join us for Ponte Alto's St Paddy's Day Blood Bath - in July! While Atlantia's foes tilt at rings, you have weathered the plague, growing soft on rude tales and mulled wine. Enough! Arise and shake off the rust of these past months. Sound the battle horn and muster again. Let all the banners of the north fly and fan our hearts to acts worthy of song. The Barony of Ponte Alto is proud to present a day that will be sure to satisfy even the most bloodthirsty fighter. This is event is a fighter's dream, featuring our usual bearpit tourney and as many pickups as you can stomach. As always, there will be water, gatorade, and a (pre-packaged) light fair included in the price of admission.
Admission will be by PRE-REGISTRATION ONLY.
You do not have to pay in advance, but you MUST pre-register. See reservation information below.
Martial Activities: Heavy & Rapier, bearpit tourney.
Arts & Sciences: Irish vs Norse themed
FEAST: Light (prepackaged) salty snacks included with registration, more information TBA. Participants must bring their own drinking vessels and utensils.
MERCHANTING: No Merchants.
Other: ALL STATE AND FEDERAL COVID19 mandates and restrictions will be enforced or you will be asked to leave the event without the possibility of refund.
THIS EVENT IS SUBJECT TO BEING CANCELLED IF, AT THE TIME THE EVENT IS TO BE HELD, MODERN CIVIL AUTHORITIES HAVE ISSUED RESTRICTIVE ORDERS RELATED TO PUBLIC GATHERINGS PURSUANT TO THEIR COVID-19 MITIGATION EFFORTS.
Make Checks Payable To: SCA, Inc., Barony of Ponte Alto
REGISTRATION NOTES: Admission will be by PRE- REGISTRATION ONLY. You do not have to pay in advance, but you MUST pre-register in advance.
SITE: Nottoway Park, 9537 Courthouse Road, Vienna, VA, 22181
Site Restrictions: NO ALCOHOL. This is a state park and there is no alcohol permitted. ALL STATE AND FEDERAL COVID19 mandates and restrictions will be enforced or you will be asked to leave the event without the possibility of refund. Site is dry. Pets are permitted on leashes.
The Barony of Ponte Alto is following all Society and Kingdom guidelines (http://atlantia.sca.org/offices/seneschal/reopening-atlantia).
FCPA is following current Virginia COVID-19 guidelines (https://www.vdh.virginia.gov/coronavirus/).
For general information on COVID-19, please see the CDC web site (https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html).
For information on Governor Northam's executive actions related to COVID-19 click here (https://www.governor.virginia.gov/executive-actions/ ).
AUTOCRAT: Adina von der Heide (L Cicirelli), 4214 Maylock Lane, Fairfax, VA 22033, Phone: (571) 249-1250, E-mail: BB2021Autocrat@PonteAlto.Atlantia.SCA.org
RESERVATIONS: Email your Mundane and SCAdian name to: BB2021Reservationist@PonteAlto.Atlantia.SCA.org
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. The fighting field is in the front of the park, next to or on the basketball courts along Courthouse Road.
Last Updated: 7/12/2021 by Ronan
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