SCA Happenings in Vatavia - Week of September 11, 2017

posted Sep 11, 2017, 1:45 PM by Uldin & Sung   [ updated Sep 11, 2017, 1:47 PM ]

Afternoon Vatavia!

The skill of Calontir’s artisans never ceases to amaze, and we are excited to see everyone’s entries in Queen’s Prize this weekend. Thank you to those who sponsored entrants and those who volunteered to judge.

As a thank you to Brian Hill and the wonderful staff of OJ Watson Park, we are hosting an Potluck during this week’s Fighter Practice. Everyone is welcome to attend, please bring a side to share and invite your friends out to join us for the day!

Here are this week’s scheduled activities:

Local Activities & Events

Tuesday, September 12th
Musica Vatavia
7:30pm- , Lord Niall Mac a’Ghobhainn’s home
Join Musica Vatavia! Anyone with at least of modicum of musical experience is encouraged to join this growing and dynamic group. Rehearsals are held on Tuesday evenings. Please contact Lord Niall ( for more information.

Wednesday, September 13th
Arts & Sciences
7:00pm-9:00pm, Make ICT, 1500 E Douglas Ave, Wichita, KS 67214
Open evening.

Sunday, September 17th
Archery, Armored Combat, Cut & Thrust Practices
10:00am-2:00pm, OJ Watson Park, 3022 S McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS 67217
Please contact Lord Konrad von Roth ( for more information on Archery. Please contact Master Hanashi no Kagemoto no Kurokage Tengu no Samurai Taisho [Kagemoto] ( for more information on Armored Combat and Cut & Thrust.

The Barony of Vatavia will be hosting an open Fighter Practice and Potluck after Queen’s Prize. As a thank you to Brian Hill and the wonderful staff of OJ Watson Park, Baron Uldin and Baroness will be grilling up hamburgers and hot dogs. Please bring a side to share. Our new Youth Marshal, Syr Wulfric Terrell, will be hosting a meet-and-greet discussion concerning Youth Combat in the Barony at this time. All interested youth combatants and their parents are invited to attend the discussion. Hope to see you there. Don’t forget to invite your friends!

Check out for the details of the rules, armor requirements and age levels for Youth Combat.

For children to participate a youth combat wavier and a medical waiver must be filled out and signed. The medical waiver must be notarized.

Kingdom & Society Events

Saturday, September 16th
Queen’s Prize Tournament -
8:00am-7:00pm, Shire of Theobald College; Cowley Community College Brown Center, 125 S 2nd St, Arkansas City, KS 67005

Don’t Forget

The Great Plains Renaissance Festival ( is September 23rd and 24th. Alongside Armored Combat and Cut and Thrust demos, we will running pop booths and also the archery booth in the dell for fundraising. If you are interested in signing up to help with the Pop Booth please do so at

If you will be fighting in Their Majesties crown tournament, Their Royal Majesties Damien & Issabell ask for letters of intent by the 20th of September. Ensure that your membership is current, and familiarize yourself with the Governing Documents of the Society and Kingdom Law so that you understand the rules and requirements for governing our great Kingdom.

(Even if you are not fighting in Crown Tourney, as a member of the SCA you should be aware of the Governing Documents of the Society and our Kingdom Law.)

There are many good folks in this Barony and Kingdom who are worthy of recognition. Please send award recommendations for all the wonderful stuff you saw folks do out in the Kingdom, or here at home. Do it now!

Kingdom Award Recommendation Form -
Kingdom Order of Precedence -

The Arts & Sciences calendar is still open for classes in 2017. If you would like to schedule a class, please contact Lord Niall Mac a’Ghobhainn and Lady Maria Arosa de Santa Olalla, or drop a line to

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In ever faithful service,
Baron Uldin of Ravenscroft and Baroness Sung Sai-êrh