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Re: Fencing at Coronation: Details

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  • Yvonne
    A big thank you Lars! The home gangs were really fun! THis list sizes were just right.. Jocelyn
    Message 1 of 4 , Apr 26, 2010
      A big thank you Lars! The home gangs were really fun! THis list sizes were just right..

      Jocelyn

      --- In E_Rapier@yahoogroups.com, "L. Tremblay" <lrt512@...> wrote:
      >
      > Greetings, all.
      >
      > The schedule seems fairly set now, so here is our plan for fencing on
      > Saturday:
      >
      > The weather forecast is now showing sunny with a high of around 14C.
      > Hopefully we don't get rain, as that will make life a little less fun
      > for combatant types.
      >
      > The site opens at 9:30AM, and morning court will be at 11:00AM, so there
      > will be time for authorisations between site opening and morning court,
      > if any are so inclined. I myself am planning to arrive at or shortly
      > after 9:30. The stricture on it is that we must do them outside in any
      > case so as to not get in the way of people setting up. Happily, there is
      > a fairly large covered area outside, so there should be no problem even
      > if it is raining. I don't know what other rapier marshals might be
      > around when the site opens, so it would be a good idea to make sure that
      > someone besides me will be around if you want to do an authorisation.
      >
      > Morning court will (theoretically) end by 1:00PM. This is when amour
      > inspections for all combatants are scheduled to start, with tournaments
      > beginning at 1:30PM
      >
      > - If it is nice out like the forecast claims it will, then there is no
      > issue and our tournament will be set up outside. Once the tournament is
      > done, we will then have lots of space for people to just play, run a
      > bear pit, or whatever seems like a good idea at the time. Playtime ends
      > aroud 4:30PM, to allow people time to prepare for evening court at 5:00PM
      >
      > - If it is raining out, then the armoured folks are still going to be
      > outside. The main hall will be made available to the rapier and youth
      > combatants. In this case, our allotted time will be halved as each group
      > shares the space. The rapier tournament will begin at 1:30PM and our
      > lease on the space will end at 3:00PM, after which the youth combatants
      > will take over the space for their tournament. If the weather has
      > cleared we can look at moving outside for more play time, though the wet
      > grass probably would suck. If the armoured folks aren't using the large
      > covered area outside, that may be an option for us. There is also a
      > mezzanine area that is relatively small which may be available for us to
      > use afterwards, but we won't know until the time arrives.
      >
      > The tournament format will be a variation on a round-robin that I am
      > going to play out a bit tonight at practice to make sure it works as
      > well in reality as it plays in my head :)
      >
      > Come on out and fence!
      > Lars
      >
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    • Kathleen Gormanshaw
      Was that a turf war or a holmgang? Eyrny
      Message 2 of 4 , Apr 26, 2010
        Was that a turf war or a holmgang?

        Eyrny

        On Mon, Apr 26, 2010 at 7:49 AM, Yvonne <tamlin_01@...> wrote:
        > A big thank you Lars!  The home gangs were really fun!  THis list sizes were just right..
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