Lochmere Arrow ... at Needwood Games, October 21
- The Needwood Forest Company of Archers, in partnership with the Crescent Guard, the Shire of Roxbury Mills, and the Barony of Bright Hills, remind all archers that this year's Competition for the Lochmere Arrow will be held immediately after The Needwood Games and the Archery A&S.
The location is Westminster, MD.
Martial Activities: Target archery. This is an all target archer
event, with team and individual competitions. Archers will participate as
part of teams representing their local group, treated as free agents
and drafted into teams so all may participate. The Needwood Games from
10:00 am until 2:30 will include two roving shoots and a team event. An
assortment of prizes will be awarded, both to teams and individuals at
every level of skill. Competition for the Lochmere Arrow, shot by
pairs of archers representing local SCA groups will begin at 2:30.
Arts & Sciences Activities: The Autocrat is sponsoring a period
archery A&S competition, in the following categories:
1. Best period kit (attire, equipment, and persona).
2. Best period bow.
3. Best period arrows.
4. Best period archery-related gear (bracers, string keepers, quivers,
5. Open Youth A&S (anyone under age 18, any category above).
The A&S competition will be judged by the populace. Since we are all
learning here, documentation is essential! If you are entering the
first category, please include photos of yourself so we can match the
documentation to the archers.
Cost: Adult, Member: $10.00 Day-Trip Feast Camping
Adult, Non-Member: $13.00 Day-Trip Feast Camping
Child (6-17): $8.00 Day-Trip Feast Camping
Child (0-5): $0.00 Day-Trip $0.00 Feast $0.00 Camping
Cost Notes: Child (10-17), if shooting: $ 8.00 day-trip
Non-shooters & children under 10: Free
Site: MacBride and Gill, Falcon Ridge Farm, 3811 Backwoods Road,
Westminster, MD 21158. Please note that the farm is about 15 minutes
north of Westminster, MD.
Site Restrictions: Discretely wet. No pets. No overnight stays.
This is a working farm no crop picking.
Feast Information: A hot lunch will be prepared by Lady Aelfwynn of
Whitby. Please bring your own feast gear. For dietary concerns, please
contact Lady Aelfwynn at librarian314@....
Other Information: Site opens at 9:00 am. Hunt starts at 10:00 am.
A&S will be judged during lunch so archers can enter the gear with which
they are competing. Lochmere Arrow starts at 2:30 pm.
Autocrats Information: Saethryth Seolforlocc (a/k/a Saethryth
Farsight)(Sue Palsbo), 1105 N. Rochester St. Arlington VA, 22205. Phone
Number(703)237-2539, E-mail: saethryth_farsight@...
Resevations: Lady Grainne Ingen Lugdach(), , --, Phone Number(),
Directions: Take your best your to Westminster, MD. West of
Westminster, go north on Route 97 to MD-97 N / MD-140 W. Take the MD-97 N ramp
(0.3 miles). Turn slightly right onto MD-97 / Littlestown Pike. You
will pass a John Deere dealership before your come to Bachman Valley
Road. Turn right onto MD-496 / Bachman Valley Road. Travel 3.8 miles and
turn left onto Bixler Church Road, just after you cross Big Pipe Creek.
Go 0.6 miles and turn right onto Backwoods Road. Go about a mile and
take the first right off the county road at #3811. Go past the house on
the left. Make the second left and follow the gravel lane. Park along
the fence; there isnt a house, just a large barn and a lot of fruit
trees and nursery plants.
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