May 28 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Hosted by the Barony of Blackstone Mountain
Date of Event May 26th-28th Demo Sunday May 28th from 11:00am until 3pm. Sponsored by the barony of Blackstone Mountain. Site Address: The Blennerhassett Hotel 320 Market Street Parkersburg, WV 26101 Autocrat/ MIC- Shelly Dusic aka Gwyneth McClellen address: 14 Pietro St Morgantown WV 26501 Phone: 304-685-2858 The Pink Ribbon Charity Fencing Tournament is an SCA Fencing Demo held at Vandalia-Con. Vandalia-Con is a 3-day Steampunk Convention that raises money for breast cancer charities in West Virginia. 100% of proceeds from this event are being donated to Bonnie’s Bus. WV’s only mobile mammography unit, where no woman over 40 is turned away, regardless of ability to pay. There is no SCA registration required for this event, however participants must purchase a Vandalia-Con ticket to enter the tournament. There are several ticket types available on their website www.Vandalia-Con.org.
Fencing Tournament Registration = $5.00
Tournament Format- Ribbon Tourney- Bear Pit Style
$5.00 buy in purchases each fencer 2 lives, other lives may be purchased for $1.00 each. Participants and audience members may purchase additional ribbons at $1.00 per ribbon. Each ribbon is an extra life. Audience members may also choose to patron a fencer for $5.00. Patronage allows the Patron to make a single request (example: Fight your next bout with your off hand.)
The object of the game is to raise money, so show off for the crowd- get them excited and convince them to buy you ribbons/ patronage to keep you fighting. Fencers may solicit sponsors before the tournament to provide donations toward their victory as well. Awards will be given 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place to the fencers that raise the most money. Awards will be certificates. This event will be livecast from Vandalia-Con’s Facebook Page.
Schedule (subject to change)
• 11-12 warm ups and inspections
• Formal Tournament Begins 12:00- 2:00
• Event Closing Ceremonies and Awards 2:30-3:00
For Hotel Information and more about the convention please visit www.vandalia-con.org