2013 Event Schedule

Thursday
Time Activity Location
12pm Gate opens for merchants
4pm Site opens for General admittance
4 – 8pm Registration and T-shirt packet pickup Administrative shelter in C
5:30 – 7:30pm Virgin Countess Serves Dinner VC permanent shelter in B
9pm Movie night at Sport of Kings Near permanent shelter in B
Friday
Time Activity Location
7am Wake up Call and Morning Announcements
7am – 9am Virgin Countess Serves Breakfast VC permanent shelter in B
8am – 4pm Registration and T-shirt packet pickup Administrative shelter in C
9am Classes Begin Various locations
10am – 4pm Field of Honor is open. Field of Honor
12 – 2pm Virgin Countess Open for Lunch VC permanent shelter in B
12pm List sign up opens for Youth Armored Combat Torchlight and Grand Tournaments VC permanent shelter in B
5:30 – 7:30pm Virgin Countess Open for Dinner VC permanent shelter in B
6pm Classes End
6pm List closes and armor inspection begins for Youth Armored Combat Field of Valor
6:30pm Youth Armored Combat Tournament Field of Valor
8pm Grand Champion Competition processional – judging Franchise and Command The Basilica
9pm List closes and armor inspection begins for Torchlight Tourney Field of Valor
9:30pm Torchlight Tournament Begins Field of Valor
Saturday
Time Activity Location
7am Wake up Call and Morning Announcements
7am – 9am Virgin Countess Inn open for breakfast VC permanent shelter in B
8am – 9am Morning bootcamp exercise with Talentus Field of Valor
8am – 4pm Registration and T-shirt packet pickup Administrative shelter in C
9am Classes Begin Various locations
10am Overrun t-shirt sales begins Administrative shelter in C
10am – 2pm Field of Honor is Open Field of Honor
12pm – 2pm Virgin Countess Open for Lunch VC permanent shelter in B
12pm List sign up opens for Grand Champion Tournaments VC permanent shelter in B
2pm – 3:30pm Armor inspection begins for Grand Tournament Field of Valor
3pm Grand Champion judging Dedication The Basilica
3pm Classes End
3pm Lists closes for the Grand Tournament.
3:30pm Grand Tournament Field of Valor
5:30 – 7:30pm Virgin Countess Open for Dinner VC permanent shelter in B
7:15pm Baronial Court The Basilica
8pm Royal Court The Basilica
9:30pm-ish Revel on the List Field Field of Valor
Sunday
Time Activity Location
8am Wake up Call and Morning Announcements
8am – 9am Sprint of Kings obstacle race Field of Valor
8am – 10am Virgin Countess Inn open for breakfast VC permanent shelter in B
9am – 11am Chiv Chat VC permanent shelter in B
9am – 11am Consort Discussion VC permanent shelter in B
11am Prize/Closing Court 3M Baronial Pavilion on the Field of Valor
12pm Virgin Countess left over buffet VC permanent shelter in B
4pm Site Closes

Class Schedule

Activities Combat Classes Non-Combat Classes
Thursday 4:00 PM Site Opens
Packet and T-Shirt pickup
Evening Movie Night!
Friday 9:00 AM Basic Shield Dynamics 16th Century German Men’s Clothing
Beginning Circle Sword Lists 101
Boot Camp Training Methods Rectangular Construction for the Fighter: Fighter Tunics and Gambesons
Fundamental Techniques Silk Banner Painting Part 1
Heater Shield Sports Nutrition Using Period Food
Power Generation for Smaller Stature
The Importance of Recovery
Training Your Fighting Students Like A Sport
Yoga for fighters
10:00 AM Boxer Style Fighter Pants
Incorporating Movement into Your Fighting Style
11:00 AM Advanced Circle Sword 14th Century Soft Kit
Beginning Marshalling
Dynamic Close-Up Fighting
Introduction to Heater Shield
Reverse Engineering a shot
Stick Mechanics
Waterbearing
Youth Combat Basic
12:00 PM Lunch
1:00 PM Footwork Historical Role of Women in the Tournament
Shot Mechanics Lamellar Armor Construction
Sports Psychology for Combat Athletes 16th Century German Women’s Clothing
Visualization, Targeting and a Common Language
2:00 PM Application of
Circle Sword
Silk Banner Painting Part 1
Application of Tai Chi Principles to SCA
Fighting
The History & Construction of Maille Armour
Counter Attack Drills
Great Weapons
Principals Double & Single Sword Methods (unarmored)
3:00 PM Avoiding
the “Posing in Stance” trap
Helmcrest
Fighting in Three Dimensions Practical Court Heralding
Foot Work Drills YAC 101 A (Re) Introduction to the Program
Shield Manipulation
The Mental Fight: Crush your opponent without swinging a sword
4:00 PM A Comprehensive Approach to Crown Tournament Preparation Roman Soft Kit
Advanced Defensive Theory
Application Double & Single Sword (armored)
Individual Technique for Tournament Melee
Practical Application of Movement for the Intermediate Practitioner
Tactics, Strategies, and Style
The Mace as Chosen Weapon
Watching the Fight: Is He a Rhino or What?
Afternoon Youth Armored Combat tournament
Evening Torchlight Tourney
Saturday 9:00 AM Application of Circle Sword
Art of Becoming
Beginning Marshalling
Boxer Style
Close Fighting: How to be a threat or at least survive
Intermediate Heater Shield
Principals of Double & Single Sword Methods (unarmored)
Rectangular Construction for the Fighter: Fighter Tunics and Gambesons – Part 2
Silk Banner Painting Part 2
Stick Mechanics
Thai Massage for Fighters
Turn Shoe Construction
Visualization, Targeting and a Common Language
Women Fighters (and their trainers)
YAC 101 A (Re) Introduction to the Program
10:00 AM The Painted Banner
11:00 AM Application of Double & Single Sword (armored)
Basic Shield Dynamics
Dueling Spear – 7ft and shorter
How The Large Shield Effects Your Offense
How To Look More Period
Lists 102
Perception, Movement & Training
Power Generation
Sports Psychology for Combat Athletes
TBI Awareness for Fighters, Marshals & Family Members
The Mental Fight: Crush your opponent without swinging a sword
Youth Footwork Drills
12:00 PM Lunch
1:00 PM Examples of fighting styles from the Known World
How to Kill The Sinister
Silk Banner Painting Part 2
The Painted Shield
Transition from Youth to Adult Combat
Turn Shoe Construction
Understanding the Fighter and Fighting Philosophy
2:00 PM Angles & Levels
Avoiding the “Posing in Stance” trap
Counter Attack Drills
Field Heraldry
Introduction to the Sword!
Single Sword
Afternoon Grand Tournament
Evening Court
Revel on the List field
Sunday Morning Chiv Chat
Consort Discussion
Mid day Prize Court
4:00 PM Site Closes