|King & Queen's Archery Championship **UPDATED**||Event date: June 22nd, 2007 - June 24th, 2007|
|Hosted by Barony of Settmour Swamp - Lebanon Township, NJ||Event Last Modified: April 26th, 2007|
|The Solstice has come and gone and summer has arrived. Archers of the East, come and celebrate the first weekend of summer in the Barony of Settmour Swamp as we host King and Queen’s Archery Champions. We are proud to welcome their majesties to our lands, to witness the finest archers in the knowne world, compete for the honor of being named a royal champion.|
In addition to this grand tournament, other activities are also planned. On Saturday, Sir Mitchell McBain will run a double elimination tournament for the fighters. Fencers, you have not been forgotten. Our baronial Marshall of Fence, Lord Edmund Patterson, will host a Southern Region fencing practice. Lord Draguin is making plans for youth combat activities.
Merchants are welcome, but please bring your own table. There is no fee to merchant, but you are required to pay the necessary site fees. Please contact the autocrat so she knows how much space to reserve for you.
There is no feast planned, but a hearty dayboard will be provided. Reservations are strongly encouraged and appreciated so that we may ensure all will be adequately fed.
The site is the Teetertown Nature Ravine Preserve, Mountain Farm Section. It’s a primitive site, with no buildings and no running water. There is ample room for camping and for parking. Dogs are welcome but must be leashed at all times. The site is DRY. This rule will be enforced. This is a new location for our barony and we do not wish to jeopardize our ability to use it in the future.
Site Opens: 5:00 PM on Friday, June 22
Site Closes: Noon on Sunday, June 24
|Teetertown Ravine Nature Preserve, Mountain Farm Section|
39 Pleasant Grove Road
Lebanon Township, NJ 07865
Take your best route to Hunterdon County, New Jersey.
FROM THE SOUTH – From Clinton/Flemington areas, via State Route #31 North:
Take Rt. 31 North, just past the Hess gas station in Clinton, and exit to the right onto Rt. 513 North. Proceed 6.5 miles, and turn left just past the A&P store in Califon, onto Sliker Road. Proceed 1.5 miles up the hill on Sliker Road, and turn right onto Pleasant Grove Road. Go approximately 0.7 miles, entrance will be the SECOND entrance on the right, after the entrance for the Information Center.
FROM THE NORTH – From Chester/Randolph areas, via Morris/Hunterdon County Route #513 South:
Take Rt. 513 South, past Long Valley, and turn right just before the A&P store in Califon, onto Sliker Road. Proceed 1.5 miles up the hill on Sliker Road, and turn right onto Pleasant Grove Road. Go approximately 0.7 miles, entrance will be the SECOND entrance on the right, after the entrance for the Information Center.
FROM THE EAST – From Somerset/Union Counties, via Route #I-78 West:
Take Rt. 78 West to Exit 24 (marked “523 to 517 Oldwick/Whitehouse”), and turn right onto Rt. 523 North. roceed 1.0 mile to an intersection with a United Trust Bank branch on the right hand corner – DON’T TURN. (Although Rt. 523 turns right at that light, continue driving straight – road becomes Rt. 517 North.) Proceed 5 miles on Rt. 517 North to the first traffic light, and turn left onto Rt. 512. (Landmarks on Rt. 517: you'll pass through the Village of Oldwick, wind up a long hill & see a large white church on your right hand side, just before that traffic light.)
Turn left (at the light) onto Rt. 512 West, and proceed 4.3 miles to end. (Landmarks on Rt. 512: you'll pass through Califon Borough & over an old white steel bridge over the South Branch/Raritan River.) At the end of Rt. 512, turn right onto Rt. 513 North. Proceed only 0.1 miles, and turn left, just past the A&P Supermarket, onto Sliker Road.
Proceed 1.5 miles up the hill on Sliker Road, and turn right onto Pleasant Grove Road. Go approximately 0.7 miles, entrance will be the SECOND entrance on the right, after the entrance for the Information Center.
FROM THE NORTHEAST – From Morris/Passaic Counties, via Route #I-80 West:
Take Rt. #I-80 West to Exit 26 (marked “Rt. 46 West - Mount Olive – Budd Lake”). Proceed 4.9 miles on Rt. 46 West. Landmarks on Rt. 46: After you see the Saturn car dealership of Mt. Olive on the right, turn left just past the “Parkade Shopping Center” (Super A&P store), onto Naughright Road. Proceed 2.7 miles on Naughright Road, and turn right onto Flocktown Road. Proceed 1.8 miles on Flocktown Road, and turn left onto Schooley’s Mountain Road.
Proceed only 0.2 miles on Schooley’s Mountain Road, and turn right onto Pleasant Grove Rd. (Morris Co.). Proceed 2.5 miles on Pleasant Grove Road, (Morris County - See NOTE 1 below) and turn left onto Califon Road. Proceed 1.7 miles on Califon Road (See NOTE 2 below) to entrance sign on the left.
NOTE 1: Pleasant Grove Road in Morris County does not intersect or have any connection to the Hunterdon County roadway of the same name; the Mountain Farm Section of Teetertown is located on Pleasant Grove Road in Lebanon Twp., in Hunterdon County.
NOTE 2: Califon Road in Morris County turns into Pleasant Grove Road in Hunterdon County, at the corner of Middle Valley Road, just beyond the Centenary College Equestrian Center.
FROM THE NORTHWEST – From Warren County, via Route #57:
Take Rt. 57 North or South to the Mansfield/Beattystown area, and turn onto Stephensburg Road. Proceed 1.3 miles up the hill on Stephensburg Road to the intersection of Pleasant Grove Road (This is NOT the Pleasant Grove Road in Hunterdon County, where the park entrance is located - See NOTE 1) Continue driving straight – At this intersection, Stephensburg Road becomes Califon Road.
Proceed approximatley 1.7 miles on Califon Road to entrance sign on the left (See NOTE 2)
|Registration: Adult Members: $15 for daytrip, includes dayboard|
Additional $5 for camping either Friday and/or Saturday nites. $3 non member surcharge will be in effect. Youth (8-17) $8, no additional fee for camping. Under 8: Free
Feast: There is no feast. A plentiful dayboard will be served on Saturday.
Make Checks Payable to: SCA Inc - Barony of Settmour Swamp
Baroness Elizabeth Hawkwood (mka Elizabeth Dobo)
Send Reservations to:
Baroness Elizabeth Hawkwood (Elizabeth Dobo)
71 Sky Manor Road, Pittstown, NJ 08867
Other Contact Information:
Archery: Lord Urho, Urho.email@example.com
Fighting: Sir Mitchell McBain, 732-563-1029 firstname.lastname@example.org
Fencing: Lord Edmund Patterson, 908-561-2345 (no calls after 9:30pm); email@example.com
Youth Combat: Lord Draguin atte Maeldun, 908-782-7393 firstname.lastname@example.org