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Mudthaw XXV: L'Homme Arme **UPDATED**TRH will be in attendanceEvent date: March 5th, 2005
Hosted by Barony of Settmour Swamp - Livingston, NJ
Event Last Modified: February 10th, 2005
Event details
"L'homme, L'homme, L'homme arme
L'homme arme doibt on doubter.
On a fait partout crier
Que chascun se viegne armer
D'un haubregon defer."
-- Anon.

To celebrate the coming of Spring to our fair lands, the Baron and Baroness of Settmour Swamp have declared that there shall be a great tourney to celebrate the Arts Martial in all of their diverse forms.  Fighters, fencers and archers are all invited to come and display their skills upon the field.  There will be a tourney for youth fighters as well, and a thrown weapons competition.  So polish your swords, shake the dust of winter off your armor, and come show your prowess!

NOTE:  All combattants must troll in before they can sign up for any lists.  There will be an express check-in available on the field for combattants who pre-register.  Reserve ahead and avoid the morning lines at troll.

For those who practice the gentler arts, there will be a traditional A&S competition and display.  Items relating to the event's martial theme are encouraged, but not required.  There will also be a "practical" A&S competition for items actually used in any form of SCA combat (for example:  armor, a buckler, arrows, etc.).  Entries in the second competition will be judged for artistic merit, compliance with the relevant rules and usefulness -- so you can (and should) be wearing or using your entry! 

Other diverse and sundry activities will be available during the day, including shopping at the merchants and auditions for the production of MacBeth to be mounted at Pennsic.

A combattant-friendly dayboard will be provided both on the field and in the hall.  Refreshments also will be available in the main hall just prior to Baronial Court.  For the evening, Lady Berelinde Cynewulfdohter will be preparing a splendid Anglo-Saxon feast.

Site Opens: 10:00 a.m.
Site Closes: 10:00 p.m.

Event Website: http://www.settmourswamp.eastkingdom.org/mudthaw05.html

Event Location
Shriner's Salaam Center
369 East Mount Pleasant Ave (Route 10)
Livingston, NJ  07039
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DO NOT rely on Mapquest directions to the site. 

From the Garden State Parkway:  Take exit 145 to Route 280 WEST.  Go 7.5 miles to exit 5A for Livingston, which puts you onto County Route 527/Livingston Ave.  Take Route 527/Livingston Ave.  SOUTH for 1.3 miles to the junction of Route 10/Mt.  Pleasant Ave.  Turn LEFT onto Route 10/Mt.  Pleasant Ave.  EAST.  The site is 1/3 miles down the road on the left.

From Route 287:  Take the exit for Route 10 EAST (exit 39 from 287 South; exit 39A from 287 North).  Follow Route 10 EAST, continuing on Route 10 through the traffic circle at Eisenhower Parkway.  The site is 8.7 miles east of Route 287 on the left.

Public Transportation:  N.J.  Transit Bus 73 from Newark Penn Station travels along Route 10 in Livingston and can stop near the site.  Consult www.njtransit.com for schedule.

Registration Fees
Registration: Site only:  $12 per person, includes dayboard; a $3 non-member surcharge will be collected from those without proof of membership.  If you intend to use the express check-in, please send proof of membership with your reservation.  Acceptable proof of membership includes a copy of your membership card or a current Pikestaff label with your name on it.

For minors age 12-17, the site fee is $11
For minors age 6-12, the site fee is $6
Children ages 5 or younger are free
Minors on site must be supervised at all times.  A minor waiver signed by a parent or guardian must be presented at troll.  Copies of the minor waiver form are available on-line at www.sca.org and will be available at the event.

Feast: $8 per person regardless of age; Reservation deadline for feast is February 25, 2005.

Make Checks Payable to: SCA, Inc.  - Barony of Settmour Swamp

Contact Information
Event Steward:
Mistress Alys Mackyntoich (Alissa Pyrich) (973) 267-4818 apyrich@concentric.net

Lord Malcolm Bowman (Murray Blehart) malcolm@sourcechronicles.com

Send Reservations to:
Baroness Elizabeth Hawkwood (Beth Dobo), 71 Sky Manor Road, Pittstown, NJ 08867

Other Contact Information:
Feast:  Lady Berelinde

Merchants:  Lord Malcolm malcolm@sourcechronicles.com

A&S Competition:  Lady Richenda

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