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A Day of Tournaments

September 8 @ 5:00 pm - September 10 @ 12:00 pm

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Event Name: A Day of Tournaments And Equestrian Champs

Dates: September 8, 9 ,10th 2023

Site: Tioga County Fairgrounds, 1 W. Main St., Owego Ny 13827
Site Opens Friday at 3 pm closes Sunday noon

Description: A three-day weekend centered around medieval equestrian games (BYOH – Bring your own horse!) and equestrian-themed target archery. We are hoping to be able to offer a second Mounted Archery Clinic for both mounted – and new-to-horses archers by using a wooden fake horse. And of course, there will be plenty of horse-play for kids and young at heart!

Horses aren’t your thing? We also have marshals and plenty of space for other activities such as Heavy, fencing, thrown weapons, Target archery, A&S and some horse themed youth activities.

Equestrian Activities
Kingdom Equestrian Champs : MIC Mistress Ysabeau Tiercelin ( Phoebe Waller-Sharp 7132 Tayler Rd, Hamburg, NY 14075) Please contact her with any questions about equestrian activities.
EQ Champions Baron Rhion Elandris of Glyndyfrdwy

How to ride before a Prince
Equestrian Games
Equestrian A&S competition
Equestrian Games for those not entering champs.
Mounted Archery Clinic
Crest and Jousting: Organized by THL Gesa von Wellenstein.
Equestrian And A&S displays; coordinated by Elska and Astrya

Other Activities
Youth: Thematic youth activities will include making a stick horse and taking the new steed onto a youth jousting field. Weather permitting, water balloon targets may be involved! Activities run by Meadbh / Shelley Stuart
Heavy: A tournament and some Melee. Marshal John the Pell.
Fencing: Marshal: Matteo Keary
Thrown weapons: Amalie Reinhardt, Gythia Oggsdottir
Target Archery- novelty equestrian-themed ranges
Bardic Circle : Join us Saturday evening around the bonfire. Site is damp. But do not go into the park with an open container.
A Day Board will be served Saturday . Let us know if you have any dietary concerns.
There will be coffee and tea available Saturday and Sunday morning.
There is a grocery store across from the site and numerous local restaurants

Vendors: Large indoor space available/ no fee/ sign up with autocrat

Group Bid:  By the Dominion of Myrkfaelinn in the Kingdom of Æthelmearc
Autocrat: Mistress Cristina inghean Ghriogair (Donna Ankrum)
107 Oak Hill Road, Ithaca NY 14850 (607)591 0999

Fees: *Day board included Saturday
Non Member $25 Member $20 Children ages 5-17 free
Camping: $4 per person per night; electric and water hookup $75 weekend (no showers)
Horses amenities 22 Stalls available $25 each ; pre order: Hay square bale & Shavings $8 a bale (Portable pens allowed.)
Checks made payable to : SCA. Inc, Domioion of Myrkfaelinn. If mailing reservations Include mundane, scadian name, member number and if a minor and email for confirmation. Reservations can be sent to Autocarte: Donna Ankrum 107 Oak Hill Road, Ithaca Ny 14850

Troll will be located at Elm st Entrance ( Do not use main entrance to Melvin park). Car Parking is on the left before fence. ( Do not park in school parking lot on right, violators will be towed).
All attendees must troll in before entering sight. (Horse Waiver must be signed before entry)
Horses must have up to date  coggins and rabies .

Limitations on site use
Alcohol : Damp site (Owego has open container laws. We have approval only for the site area. Do not drink in Marvin park, past sidewalk in front of buildings.)
Open flame: yes.
Handicapped/ wheelchair accessibility: yes. Except for grandstand
Pets: yes. Dogs on leash (please clean up after them, must have current rabies)
Weapons: NO FIREARMS but all other weapons ok
All horses must have up to date  coggins and rabies

Directions: Make you best route to NY-17/86 to Owego take exit 64 toward NY-96/Owego/Ithaca
From the west turn left onto NY 96/ south side dr .4 mi,
From the East continue onto rte 434 access rd .3mi, turn right onto south side dr.2mi
contine from both directions-
turn left on to court st bridge,4 mi, turn left onto main st150ft, continue straight to stay on main st .2 mi, turn right onto McMaster st 400ft, turn left onto Elm st go to end of st., car parking is on the left before fence. Troll is at gate on right. Do not park on right in school parking lot.
Everyone must troll in and sign Horse waiver before entering site. Those with horses will be directed where to unload.

Availability of offsite Accommodations and services
Hotels: Hampton Inn Owego, Quality Inn Suites, Best Western, Parkview Inn
Grocery Stores: Johns Fine Foods, Price Chopper
Gas Stations: Exon, Owego Mart, Kwik Fill
Restaurants:  River Rock Diner (local family run, good home cooked diner foods), Mario Pizza, Original Italian, Park view Inn (upscale, good food and reviews) Fast food: Wendy’s, A&W, Burger King, McD’s Subway.

Vets: Finger Lakes Equine of Ithaca (24/7 emergency on call)
Jeff La Point (highly recommended by local horse people)

Farrier: Ghost Hoof Trimming, Dee Rung, (607) 237 9008


September 8 @ 5:00 pm
September 10 @ 12:00 pm
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Mistress Cristina inghean Ghriogair
(607) 591-0999


Tioga County Fair Grounds
1 W. Main St.
Owego, NY 13827 United States
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