Grand Tournament of the Unicorn




Where: Lower Alexander Dining Hall/ Miami University's Western Campus
440 Western College Drive
Oxford, OH 45056
When: Saturday, March 31, 2012

9am-10pm
 
(site is very dry!)


site fees    schedule       staff and volunteer schedule    directions





Site Fees

Adults: $5 plus a $5 non-member surcharge
Children 6-12: $3
Children under 6: free!

Feast: There will be no feast this year due to site limitations.

There will be a Lunch Tavern sponsored by the Marche of Norborough. The menu is as Follows:

Soup: chili or vegetarian vegetable soup
Peanut butter sandwich with jelly or honey
Chips
Roll
Cookies or fruit
Pop or juice

Adult meal deal: $5.00 - includes soup, roll, chips, fruit or cookies, pop
Kids meal deal: $3.00 - includes p.b. sandwich w/jelly or honey, chips, fruit or cookies, pop or juice
All items will also be available ala carte.








 
Activities Schedule

  Come join us for a day of :

The Grand Tournament of the Unicorn
Flaming Gryphon Baronial Rapier Championship
The Best of the Best East Fencing Championship
Melee
Archery
A&S Classes and Displays



'
Time Classes at Boyd Hall Room 107 Boyd Hall Room 40 Rapier Field Archery Field Heavy Weapons Field Youth Combat Field
8:00 am     Site Opens      
9:00 am       Winter Shoot Challenge (9am - Noon)    
10:00 am   Pelican Meeting Open Round Robin (Flaming Gryphon Baronial Rapier Champ part 1)   Authorizations and Inspections Inspections, Authorizations, and Practice (10am-Noon)
11:00 am Taking the Mystery out of your Baronial Newsletter Laurel Meeting Contenders Challenging the Outgoing and Past Champions (Flaming Gryphon Baronial Rapier Champ part 2)   Novice Tournament and Highlander Tournament. See descriptions below.  
12:00 pm Noon Bidding the Bedes: An Intro to the Paternosters The Zen of Kumihimo Lunch/Rapier Melee Awareness Discussion Lunch Grand Tourney. See description below. Lunch
1:00 pm Lunch Lunch Best of the Best East Rapier Championship (1pm-4pm) Various Shoots (1pm-4pm) Lunch Tournament
2:00 pm Introduction to Brocaded Tablet Weaving Soap 101     1:15pm second section of Grand Tourney  
3:00 pm Bardic Circle       Grand Tourney Finals  
4:00 pm       List Open for Pick-Ups. Closes at 4:30    
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm Court Takes Place In Kumler Chapel
7:30 pm - 10:00pm Dessert Revel In Lower Alexander Hall
10:00 pm     Site Closes      

A Novice Tournament: (parameters TBD day of event based on number of participants.

A Highlander Tournament: Great weapon only. A bear pit style tournamet where the only way to be eliminated is through a cut or thrust to the head. Any other blow, the losing fighter is able to return to the pool of fighters.

The Grand Tournament: The Grand Tournament will consist of a number of lists, determined day of again based on numbers. Two fighters enter the list. One wins and gets a point and may fight the next person in line. The winner can win 5 straight and then must retire and go to the end of a line to fight again. The loser must find go to the end of a line and wait again to fight. At the end of the alotted time the top 8 points winners will go on to a single elimination tournament.

Please contact the Heavy Weapons Marshall In Charge Captain Alrekr Eriksson  for additional information.

Arts and Science classes
please contact the Class coordinator Bardas mka Michael Dennis if you are interested in teaching!



                 

       

Event Staff


            Event Steward:Élisabeth of Unicorn mka Emily DeCapite
510 North Campus Ave. B Oxford, Ohio 45056
216-533-1305 No calls after 10 pm

            Heavy Weapons Marshal in Charge:  Captain Alrekr Eriksson mka Daniel Ross

            Rapier Marshal in Charge:   Darius Lowen mka Steve Spolarich

            Archery Marshal in Charge:  Bertrande Fresneau mka Kristen Allen

            Youth Combat Marshall In Charge:  Info Coming Soon 

            Youth Activites:  Info Coming Soon 

            Merchant Coordinator: Ada Glockner  mka Emily Kreinest

            Web Minister: Lady Kateline Crowe mka Kathleen A. Anlage

            Class Coordinator: Bardas  mka Michael Dennis            
             

Volunteers

Grand Tournament Volunteer Sign-Up Sheet 

Please contact the Event Steward if you are intersted in Volunteering



          



       

Directions and Lodging


            
From the North (Dayton area):

Take I-75 south to the SR73 (Franklin) exit. Turn right (west).
Watch the signs carefully and stay on SR73 West all the way into Oxford.
Once you reach Oxford, SR73 will come to a T-intersection. Turn left onto Patterson Ave. (SR27)
Go through one stop light and turn left at the next street (Western Dr.)
Follow Western Dr around the curve and turn right between Havighurst and Clawson Halls
(it'll be the first right you can take after Havighurst)
Alexander Dining Hall is on the back side of Clawson.


From the South (Cincinnati area):

Take your best route to SR27 North
Watch the signs carefully and stay on SR27 all the way into Oxford.
Once you get to the Oxford campus, you will go through one stop light as you come up the hill.  
Then you will turn right onto Western Dr.
Follow Western Dr. around the curve and turn right between Havighurst and Clawson Halls 
(it'll be the first right you can take after Havighurst)
Alexander Dining Hall is on the back side of Clawson.





Holiday Inn: 513-524-2002, 75 S. Main St. Oxford, OH 45056

Miami Inn: 513-529-2104, 100 S. Patterson Ave. Oxford, OH 45056

Best Western: 513-523-0000, 6 E. Sycamore St. Oxford, OH 45056

Baymont Inn and Suites: 513-523-2722, 5190 College Corner Pike. Oxford, OH 45056

Comfort Inn: 513-524-0114, 5056 College Corner Pike. Oxford, OH 45056