May 25 @ 7:00 pm - May 28 @ 12:00 pm
Hosted By: Barony of Endless Hills
*wheelchair accessible (but not friendly – free wheels are recommended)
The Barony of Endless Hills would like to invite one and all to Melee Madness on Memorial Day Weekend! We promise enough melee tournaments and scenarios for both fighting and fencing to cure even the most insatiable of cravings! Tournaments include a Warlord Tournament (Entry of a $5 to $10 Scadianly useful item to donate to the war chest), a Five Man Melee Team Tournament (with a separate prize for best team name!) and scenarios based on historical battles! The Order of Chivalry will host a Gold Chain Tournament. Not to be outdone The Order of the Masters of Defense will host the very first Collier De Blanc Tournament as well! With more information on other activities to follow!
We will have archery, bardic circles (Saturday and Sunday night!) and a battlefield themed Arts & Science competition! For that A&S competition entrees must be related and displayed on or next to the battlefield. Examples include (but are not limited to) banners, tabards, armor, weapons, and research papers on historical battles.
The site is primitive, Damp, Not ADA compliant, wheelchair accessible (but not friendly – free wheels are recommended) and service dogs are allowed. The site opens on Friday, May 25 at 7pm and will close on Monday, May 28 at noon. Camping will be free and there will be a common sleeping area in one of the buildings for those who prefer to just bring bedding and a cot or air mattress. “Barracks” space will be on a first come, first serve basis.
The site registration also includes lunch on Saturday, breakfast Sunday morning and another lunch Sunday afternoon. A feast will be available Saturday night for:
Adult feast seat: $8.00. 17 years old or under feast seat: $6.00.
Adult Registration Weekend: $22.00
Adult Registration Weekend Pre-Registration: $20.00
Adult Member Discount Registration Weekend: $17.00
Adult Member Discount Weekend Pre-Registration: $15.00
Adult Registration Saturday Only: $20.00
Adult Member Discount Registration Saturday Only:$15.00
Child (5-17) Weekend: $5.00
Child (5 and under) Weekend: Free!
The event steward is Lord Gregory Hillson (Scott Macek, 1119 Springbrook Avenue, Moosic, PA 18507, cell: (570) 589-1187). The head cook for the event is Lady Juliana Woolworth (Mary Frances Kohnevich-Rigelwood, Two West Sunrise Drive Jenkins Township, PA 18640. Phone: (570) 262-1405). Please inform the head cook of any dietary concerns. Reservations may be sent to Baroness Rioghnach ni Rose (Nora Robson) and the mailing address is 408 E. McClure St. Old Forge, PA 18518. Please make checks payable to SCA PA Inc – Barony of Endless Hills.
The event will be held at our traditional site: Wyoming County Fairgrounds (9141 US-6, Meshoppen, PA 18630)
Directions: from the east, take your best route to Interstate 81 in Wilkes-Barre then PA-309 N, PA-29 N and US-6 W to Sherwood Rd in Meshoppen Township. Follow the signs.
From the west, take your best route to Interstate 80 heading east, Take I-180 W and US Hwy 220 N to E Main St in Dushore, Follow Marsh Rd, Shaffers Notch Rd and State Rte 2010 to US-6 E in Wyalusing Township, Turn right onto US-6 E, turn right onto Phillips Rd/T509.
From the North Follow I-81 S to NY-26 S in Vestal. Take exit 67S from NY-17 W, Follow NY-26 S and PA-267 S to Phillips Rd/T509 in Meshoppen Township. For best directions the fairgrounds has its own google maps direction section.