Estrella17 Youth Melee Announcement
- Pray heed words from the Childrens Autocrat for Estrella 17, regarding Youth
Estrella17 Publication and Promotion Coordinator
Brought to you by the staff of the Estrella War Children's Center, we invite
one and all to enjoy a full schedule of youth fighting activities at
Estrella War!!! Other youth tournaments may be arranged during our normal
hours of operation at the Children's Center, this is only what we have
confirmed thus far.
NOTE: The rules and regulations we will abide by at this event follow the
schedule, be sure to read and understand them. These activities will
require parent/legal guardian supervision.
Offered in humble service, I am
Lady Sorcha ni Dhonnghaile
Estrella War Children's Steward
(480) 844-3882 (home, before 9:00 pm)
Schedule of Events:
Friday - February 15th - Bear Pit Tourney
Sponsored by Lord Maximillian Utz VonWolfen - bpu@...
List opens at 5:00 pm at the Children's Center Tournament Field
A prize tournament for the youth of the Kingdoms to be of mixed
weapons fighting style (no thrust tips permitted). Tournament list will
be divided into 2 age groups, 6-9 and 10-14 with prizes for both
Saturday - February 16th - Youth Boffer Melee
Sponsored by Lord Kuma - Okikuma@...
Field opens at 2:00 pm at the main Rapier Field
Melee scenarios beginning at 2:00 pm sharp (not SCA time). Any person
under the age of 18 may participate in the Youth Boffer Melees. No
experience is necessary and we will have plenty of loaner armor for you
to use. I look forward to some great melees and meeting you all on the
battlefield. We hope to host up to 40 youths on the field at any given
time so any adults who can help will be greatly appreciated. If you have
any questions please contact me at the Brotherhood of the Blade/Corvis
encampment starting Thursday evening.
Sunday - February 17th - Estrella War Youth Boffer Prize Tourney
Sponsored by Lord Gregoire le Gris - lordgregoire@...
List opens at 1:00 pm at the Children's Center Tournament Field
A prize tournament for the youth of the Kingdoms to be of sword and
shield fighting style (no thrust tips permitted). Entrants will be split
into two age groups, 6-9 and 10-14 with prizes for both age groups.
Offered by the Shire of WinDale.
Rules and Regulations:
What you must have:
1. Closed toed shoes, closed toed shoes, and closed toed shoes. No
steel toed boots.
2. A parent/legal guardian must be present during the entire time
period that the youth is on the field. (No exceptions)
What we can provide or you may bring:
3. Armor: Helmet - minimum full street hockey helm which must cover
the entire face and skull (including the back of the head). No leather
or metal SCA helms are allowed. Aluminum helms are acceptable. Gorget
or neck protection. Groin protection - either troy or athletic cup.
Elbow and knee pads.
4. Types of boffers allowed are: short swords, swords, two handed
swords, and glaves. Since most of the armor will be borrowed under no
exceptions will mass weapons, i.e., axes, or spears be allowed on the
5. Armor is loaned out on a first come basis.
6. Melee Scenario Age Divisions:
6 and under:
7-9 : If you want your 6 year old to move up you may.
10 and up.
(If you have 100% of your own equipment you may participate
through all the groups with some limitations.)
7. Since most helms will be borrowed there will be no thrusting
allowed due to safety concerns.
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