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Event Details
East Kingdom 50 Year Celebration and King's and Queen's Equestrian Championships TRM will be in attendanceTRH will be in attendanceEvent date: June 28th, 2018 - July 1st, 2018
Hosted by Kingdom of the East - Schaghticoke, NY
Event Last Modified: June 24th, 2018
 
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East Kingdom 50 Year Celebration will showcase the history of the East Kingdom and many of the activities we all know and love.  We will have ample space for fighting, fencing, archery, equestrian, bardic, A&S and more!

Keep checking back for updates as we get this event built up.

The event website is located at:

http://50year.eastkingdom.org/

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DETAILS ON EQUESTRIAN CHAMPIONS:

We would like to announce some details regarding the tournament to choose the next Champions of Horse, to be held at EK50 on Saturday, June 30th.  The tournament will consist of multiple parts.  Early Saturday morning round 1 will be an open field-type challenge course.  Round 2 will be run Saturday evening shortly after Court and will consist of lane games of skill.  Round 3 will be limited to the top scoring riders from the previous rounds and will be head-to-head single elimination games of skill featuring more challenging targets than round 2.  All equestrians at the event are invited to participate in rounds 1 and 2, round 3 will be limited only to those top scoring riders competing for the honor of becoming King’s Champion.

There will be significant point bonuses awarded for appropriate dress for yourself and your horse, meaning at least a decorative saddlecloth for your horse and a cover for your mundane helmet.  The point bonuses will be the same for all competitors who make the effort to turn out appropriately - you will not be judged on whether your stuff is pretty enough, just on whether you covered the modernity.

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REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!!

Everyone is highly encouraged to preregister for the event.  Pre-registering for the event helps us to ensure enough resources for everyone attending.  To preregister, please follow this link:

https://goo.gl/forms/B6N1jxWYcy9I7Jhp2

Payment for pre-registration can be accepted via PayPal.  If you wish to mail a check, please follow the instructions on the form and select "Pay by check".


Pre-registration
You can pre-register online by going here: https://goo.gl/forms/B6N1jxWYcy9I7Jhp2

You can also pay by check (made out to Sca inc- East kingdom) on the form above by selecting "pay by check" and follow the instructions provided.

Your pre-registration helps us plan earlier and better for the number of attendees.  Please pre-register if you are able.

Site fee will be:

$40/adult *

$15/minor ages 6-17

$0 for minors 5 and under

There will be a family cap of $110 for 2 adults and copious children (plus
a $5 discount for each adult member)

Registration deadline is June 16 both by mail and via paypal online.

*There is a $5 discount for adult members of the SCA

Please print out or keep on your phone the email paypal sends you as a receipt.  It will be helpful in case of issues.


At the Gate
1.  Entry Fees
We will be able to take Cash and Check at Gate.  We CAN NOT take PayPal on-site, please bring acceptable forms of payment with you.

Site fee will be:

$40/adult

$15/minor ages 6-18

$0 for minors 5 and under

There will be a family cap of $100 for 2 adults and copious children.

Adults with proof of SCA membership get a $5 discount.

There are no single day admission rates for visitors; this includes family, friends and Clergy.  Everyone attending EK 50th must pay the full site fee.

2.  ID
All adults (ages 18 and older) and emancipated minors will need an ID.  We just want some proof that you are you.  School ID, state ID, work ID etc are all ok.

3.  Proof of membership
To obtain the $5 discount, please bring proof of membership for each adult member checking in.

Valid items are:

a current blue or white SCA membership card

a newsletter label with your name, member # and expiration date
(note:  Newsletters only prove membership of the person whose name is on them, NOT family or household members.)

Proof of Membership Letter (available from membership.sca.org).

other verification issued by the SCA Milpitas office.

Fighter authorization cards are NOT acceptable forms of proof of membership.

If you are using an online version of the Proof of Membership Letter on a tablet or smartphone, please have it pulled up when you arrive at the counter to check in.

Membership discount refunds cannot be given if proof of membership is found after check-in.

Checking in Children
If you are bringing in a minor, you will also need forms with signatures form the parent, and a notarized form for potential medical treatment.  The forms are found here:

http://www.sca.org/docs/pdf/chldwaiv.pdf

http://www.sca.org/docs/pdf/waiver_minor_family.pdf

http://www.sca.org/docs/pdf/treatminor-notary.pdf

Fees for minors:

$15/minor ages 6-18

$0 for minors 5 and under

Reminders:

We WILL NOT give out personal information at Gate.  This includes who is on site and where they are camped.  This is a privacy issue; please respect it.

Please, reference our Registration page for more details:

https://50year.eastkingdom.org/registration/


***INFO POINT***

There is camping available at the event.  We cannot dig any kind of pits.  NO FIRE PITS.  NO SUMP PITS.  NO SHOWER PITS.  There will be barrels for grey water disposal.

There are RV sites with hook ups available.  The charge will be $75 per RV on top of event fees.  Due to water and sewer lines in that area, driving stakes *may* be restricted.

Please, reference our Info Point page for more details:

https://50year.eastkingdom.org/info-point/



Site Opens: Thursday June 29, 2018
Site Closes: Noon, Monday July 2, 2018 Noon!
 

Event Website: http://50year.eastkingdom.org/

 
Event Location
Schaghticoke Fair
69 Stillwater Bridge Rd.
Rtes. 67 & 40
Schaghticoke, NY  12154
Google Map

Directions:
From the South
Take Thruway, Exit 23 to 787 to Troy-Bennington Exit to Hoosick Street Bridge, second red light to Route 40 to Fair.


From the West
Take Thruway, Exit 24, I90, 787 to Troy-Bennington Exit to Hoosick Street Bridge, second red light to Route 40 to Fair.


From the East
Take Route 67.


From the North
Route 87, Exit 12, 67E.  Schoharie - I-88, Exit 24, I90, 787, Exit Troy-Bennington, Route 40 to Fair.  Pittsfield - Route 66 to Troy.

 
Registration Fees
Registration: Event fees:

Adult- $40/$35 with member discount
Children 6-17- $15
Children under 6- Free

There are RV sites at the fairgrounds with hook ups.  RVs are an additional $75 per RV on top of the event fee.  Staking lines in the RV spots *may* be restricted depending on placement of water and sewer lines. 

Make Checks Payable to: See form

 
Contact Information
Event Steward:
Duchess Avelina Keyes

Deanna Perry
autocrat@50year.eastkingdom.org

Send Reservations to:
If you wish to pay by check and mail in your registration, please follow the instructions on the form and select "Pay by check".

https://goo.gl/forms/B6N1jxWYcy9I7Jhp2

Other Contact Information:
****Merchants****

If you’d like to apply to be a merchant at the East Kingdom 50 Year Celebration, please fill out the form below.  All food merchants are required to have a liability policy that lists the site as a named insured.  After your application is submitted and reviewed, you will be notified of whether or not you are approved to merchant at this event.  All merchants must apply via the form below by June 15th to be considered for the East Kingdom 50 Year Celebration.  Thank you!

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdCrkGJwUWLb8OpfevUm51bWvg-DeuoFImDe3bxKOdBW933ew/viewform


****SITE BOOKS****

https://50year.eastkingdom.org/2018/01/24/site-books/


****A & S Display****
Call for Artisans for the East Kingdom 50 Year Celebration A&S Display!

We will be having an A&S display to showcase the incredible breadth of skill and research seen in our fair Kingdom.  Enter your embroidery, pottery, ale, weaving, research – whatever art you create that shows your passion!  There will also be challenges set by our various East Kingdom Guilds – we can’t wait to see the creations of our people!

Space will be determined based on registration, but 2.5-3 feet of table space per person is most likely what will be available.  Please let us know via the form if you have any additional requirements.


Please sign up at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScwy7umUKYIOA8UDRp5bE4gIYU-Qn6Xb_cyM8d_rF-N_3p6xQ/viewform?usp=sf_link



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