Fall Crown Tournament
November 3, 2018
Barony of Ponte Alto
As the days grow shorter and the cold winds of winter begin to blow in from the north, Their Majesties will seek to secure the future of the fair Kingdom of Atlantia.
The Barony of Ponte Alto is honoured to host a grand tournament for the most precious prize in the Known World.
Come fight for the glory of our great kingdom, or bear witness as King Ragnarr and Queen Lynetteâ€™s potential Heirs test their mettle against each other in a grand tournament in order to gain the right to bear the crowns of Atlantia. A glorious day of pageantry, amazing feats of arms, and beautiful displays of arts and sciences awaits!
Martial Activities: Grand example of Chivalry and Prowess - Crown Tournament!
Arts & Sciences Activities:
Tempore Atlantia, 1400-1500 CE- Any Item, from any culture, documentation must be provided to be considered for the prize.
Fabulous 5 Children's Largess - make 5 of any item for the children's treasure chests. Want to make more than 5? Create a 2nd (or 3rd or 4th) set! Extra points to all entries MADE by our youth!
Winners will be awarded in the following categories: Populace Choice - Adult and Youth
Adult, Member: $15.00 Day-Trip $12.00 Feast $0.00 Camping
Adult, Non-Member: $20.00 Day-Trip $12.00 Feast $0.00 Camping
Youth (5--17): 8.00 Day-Trip $12.00 Feast $0.00 Camping
Child (0-4): $0.00 Day-Trip $0.00 Feast $0.00 Camping
Make Checks Payable To: SCA, Inc., Barony of Ponte Alto
Cost Notes: Pre-reg by 26 October for a $2 Adult & $3 Child discount off Gate Fee. PayPal should be available or mail Reservationist. If a child occupies a seat, it is $8.00 Feast. Babes in arms don't occupy a seat.
Site: Loudoun County Fairgrounds 17564 Dry Mill Rd Leesburg, VA 20175. Site opens 8am, closes 11pm. GPS: 39.130649, -77.605976
Site Restrictions: Site is wet. NO ORIGINAL CONTAINERS for hard or soft drinks. Dogs allowed on the grounds, provided they are leashed and their owners clean up after them. No open flames or campfires. NO animals are allowed in the buildings.
Feast Information: A sumptuous feast for 60 is being prepared by The Bright Hills Cooks Guild. Dietary concerns may be directed to the head cook. If pre-reservations exceed 60 by 26 October, more seats will be added. There may be available seats the day of however, the only guaranteed seat is a paid reservation. Feast is by seat; if a child occupies a seat, feast fee applies. There will be off board seating available. Baroness Wynne: Email: FeastocratCT2018@pontealto.atlantia.sca.org
Merchanting Information: Merchants are welcome. Please contact Master Eadric the Potter - MerchantCoordinatorCT2018@pontealto.atlantia.sca.org
Other Information: Hotels with event discount codes: Red Roof Inn Leesburg; (703) 777-6622; Book by 1 October, use code "CROWN TOURNAMENT"; $90 = a room with two queen beds. Best Western Leesburg Hotel & Conference Center; (703) 777-9400; normal rate starts at $113 double occupancy (allows pets) Book by 1 October, use code "CROWN TOURNAMENT" with link (on CrownTourney website); $119 = a room with two queen beds. -- There are many other options in Leesburg â€“all approximately 5 miles from site.
Autocrat's Information: Adina von der Heide (L Cicirelli), 4214 Maylock Lane, Fairfax, VA 22033, Phone: (571) 249-1250, E-mail: email@example.com
Reservations: Astrid (Katie Bischoff), 25829 Turlough Terrace, Chantilly, VA 20152, Phone: () , E-mail: ReservationsCT2018@pontealto.atlantia.sca.org
Directions: From the NORTH: Find your best route to US-15 S; Take State Rte 665 and State Rte 662 to State Rte 699; Turn right onto State Rte 662; Turn left onto State Rte 665; Continue onto State Rte 662; Turn left onto VA-9 E; At the traffic circle, take the 2nd exit and stay on VA-9 E; At the next traffic circle, take the 2nd exit onto State Rte 699; Loudoun 4H Fairgrounds will be on your left.
From the SOUTH: Find your best route to I-95 N; Take exit 160B to VA-123 N; Get on VA-286 N/Fairfax County Pkwy to I-66 W, exit toward Front Royal; Take exit 53B to merge onto VA-28 N/Sully Rd; Continue on VA-7 W. Drive to State Rte 699 in Catoctin; Slight right onto VA-7 W; merge onto US-15 S/VA-7 W/Leesburg Bypass via the ramp to Warrenton/Winchester- Continue to follow VA-7 W; Take the VA-9 exit toward Hillsboro/Charles Town W VA; At the traffic circle, take the 3rd exit onto VA-9 E; at the next traffic circle, take the 2nd exit onto State Rte 699 Loudoun 4H Fairgrounds will be on your left.
GPS: 39.130649, -77.605976