Their Excellencies Callixtus and Adriana and the Barony of Windmasters' Hill invite you to join us at Betsy Jeff Penn 4H Center in Reidsville, NC the weekend of February 15-17, 2013. Although the winter winds blow fiercely in the second month of the year. Fear not for the cabins as well as the hall and class room spaces are all heated to help us ward off the chill. We hope you plan on being a part of our Barony's Annual Celebration.
|Site Information and Directions||Prices and Reservation Information||Staff|
|Archery||Merchants||Arts & Sciences|
|Bardic||Childrens Activities||Local Information|
Penn 4H Center, 804 Cedar Lane, Reidsville, NC 27320.
Map of site: Click here
to download a printable .pdf of the event site.
Directions: Click here to download a printable .pdf with written directions and a map to the site.
Site Opens: 5:00 PM Friday, February, 15, 2013.
Site Closes: 11:00 AM Sunday, February, 17, 2013
Site Restrictions: Pets are permitted only on a leash outdoors only - they are NOT ALLOWED in ANY of the buildings. Fires allowed only in pre-existing fire pits. Swim in the lake at your own risk; no lifeguard is on duty. Alcohol is permitted for those over the age of 21. No original containers. Take your empties and trash home with you. Parking directly by the cabins is prohibited. It is advisable if you have a cart to bring it with you for loading and unloading. You may bring camp stoves for cooking; however, no food may be cooked or prepared in the cabins.
Cell Phone Reception: Cell phone service in this area is spotty and may be unavailable under certain service providers. To help maintain the medieval ambiance at the event for everyone, we ask that everyone keep their cell phone on vibrate or turn it off while on site for the duration.
Important note about Children/Minors at Ymir: Please don't make us turn away your child at the gate! Unless you are the child's parent or legal guardian, we must have a properly completed and notarized Minor Medical Authorization Form. This includes grandparents and other relatives. Link to Minor Medical Authorization Form.
Cabins: There are 8 heated cabins on site. Each has 26 beds, electricity, and shower facilities. ALL persons reserving cabin space should forward their ACCEPS receipt to ladyjdeke[AT]gmail[DOT]com to request cabin placement. If wishing to be with a group, please indicate group, and approximate number of individuals in the group. Additionally, although the cabins are heated, if you prefer more warmth you may want to bring a space heater or electric blanket.
Local Hospital Information:
Annie Penn Hospital
618 S. Main St.
Reidsville, NC 27320
NEWCOMERS' POINT! Ymir is a WONDERFUL event for newcomers as there is something for everyone! There will be a Newcomers' Point at the event and details will be provided soon!
We look forward to meeting you!!
|Adult Member Site Fee (Pre-Reg)||$12.00|
|Adult Member Site Fee (On site)||$15.00|
|Minor's Site Fee (ages 5-17, both Pre-Reg and onsite)||$5.00|
|Child's Site Fee (ages 4 and under)||Free|
|Cabin Fee (ages 5-adult)||$10.00|
|Child's Cabin Fee (age 4 and under)||Free(However, if your child of any age requires their own separate bed in a cabin, you must pay for the bed through ACCEPS. Your children age 4 and under are welcome to share a bed with a parent or with any other paid children. There are no extra beds that are not available through ACCEPS.)|
|Feast Fee (ages 5-adult)||$8.00|
|Non-Member Surcharge (Only applied to adult non-members)||$5.00|
Refunds will be provided as dictated by the Financial Policy of the Barony of Windmasters' Hill.
5.3 Event Refunds shall be provided as follows:
5.3.1 No refunds shall be provided if the event does not make a profit.
5.3.2 The Exchequer must receive refund requests in writing no later then seven days after the event.
5.3.3 Exceptions may be made by authorization of the autocrat in concert with the seneschal and exchequer.
5.3.4 Donation receipts may be given in lieu of a cash refund.
5.3.5 This policy shall be posted at the check in table at the event.
5.3.4 All refunds shall be paid by check from the group's checking account and shall not be issued until the event books have been closed and all reservation checks have cleared.
For any questions about this event feel free to contact the Autocrat Lady Dyrfinna Frevithadottir (Steph Taylor) at aine0021[AT]gmail[DOT]com or the event staff at their e-mail contact below.
Ymir XXXVIII Staff Contact List
|Position||SCA Name||Modern Name|
|Autocrat||Lady Dyrfinna Frevithadottir||Steph Taylor||aine0021[AT]gmail[DOT]com|
|Marshal in Charge||Master Gaston du Valmont||M. Coty Kannon||BlackbirdXLVI[AT]gmail[DOT]com|
|Field Set Up \ Coordinator||Master Gaston du Valmont||M. Coty Kannon||BlackbirdXLVI[AT]gmail[DOT]com|
|Minister of the Lists||Lady Roana verch Cadugan ap Reis||Jennifer Houchins||roana.verchcadugan[AT]gmail[DOT]com|
|Reservationist||Lady Jdeke von Kolberg||Robin Leguilllow||ladyjdeke[AT]gmail[DOT]com|
|Gate/Troll||Baroness Arnora hrafn Olafsdottir||Brandi Warren||bhwarren0301[AT]gmail[DOT]com|
|Head Cook||Hrosvitha von Celle||Kerri Martinsen||kerri[DOT]martinsen[AT]gmail[DOT]com|
|Hall Stewardess||Lady Rowan of Hawkridge||Elizabeth Moss|
|Arts & Sciences Coordinator||Saaida Sajah bint-Habushun ibn-Ishandiyar al-Hajjaji||Kit Wellner||hippopotamama[AT]hotmail[DOT]com|
|Childrens Activities||Lady Emeludt Hansler||Emmie Smith||youth[AT]atlantia[DOT]sca[DOT]org|
|Merchant Coordinator||Katerina de Kelly||crystallopez1975[AT]yahoo[DOT]com|
|Chirurgeon in Charge||Elizabeth of Rosewood||Cindy Jenkins||giagirl1972[AT]gmail[DOT]com|
|Bardic Coordinator||Lord Manus MacDhai||Scott Dean|
|Site Clean-up||Sophia the Orange||Lara Coutinho|
|Code Monkey ®||Lady Roana verch Cadugan ap Reis||Jennifer Houchins||roana.verchcadugan[AT]gmail[DOT]com|
In the Kitchen, Hrosvitha von Celle
The following is the preliminary schedule for Ymir. Please check back often for updates.
5:00pm Site and Gate Opens
8:00AM Site and Gate Re-Opens
9:00AM MOL Opens
10:00AM Armored and Rapier Authorizations and Inspections
10:30AM A&S Competition opens for entries
11:00AM Armored and Rapier Tournaments Begin
11:00AM Exchequer 101 class
12:00PM A&S judging begins
1:00PM Lunch items offered by Nimenefeld for fundraising
1:00PM Court Heraldry class
2:00PM Brew Competition begins
4:00PM Brew Competition ends
4:00PM All A&S entries must be picked up
5:00PM Evening Court
7:00PM Feast is served (Feast Hall)
12:00PM Site Closes
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites
101 Express Drive
Reidsville, NC 27320
Please send field space request to the Event Site Coordinator, Master Gaston du Valmont (M. Coty Kannon) at BlackbirdXLVI[AT]gmail[DOT]comReturn to top of page
Master Gaston du Valmont (BlackbirdXLVI[AT]gmail[DOT]com) will serve as Marshal-in-Charge for the day.
The main tourney will remain unchanged as a double-elimination with no special armor requirements or restrictions. After 4 rounds we will re-divide the field and start the second tournament.
The second tournament will be open to anyone who either did not enter the main tourney or who has been knocked out of the main tourney. It's a wounds retained bear pit style tourney with points awarded for:
Example: Lothar holds the field with 2 handed axe and fights Athelstane who is fighting 2 edged sword and heater (his normal gear). Athelstane wins the round. Lothar gets 3 pts (1 pt for the round +2 pts for great axe) athelstane gets 3 pts (1 pt for the round +2 pts for winning the round) Lothar holds the field for the next challenger.
Winners may hold the pit for no more than 3 rounds then rotate.
The main tourney will remain unchanged as a double-elimination with no special armor requirements or restrictions. After 4 rounds we will re-divide the field and start the second tournament. The second tournament will be open to anyone who either did not enter the main tourney or who has been knocked out of the main tourney, you MAY NOT participate in both tourneys at the same time. The second tourney will be Provost Challenge Tourney; a rotating selection of provost will hold the field accepting challenges from duelist. At the end of the challenge the provost will offer brief feedback if it's desired.Return to top of page
If you would like to merchant, please contact the Merchant Coordinator, Katerina de Kelly (crystallopez1975[AT]yahoo[DOT]com) Please be prepared to let her know what you are selling, your tent size (including ropes), whether your tent is modern or period, and whether you will be arriving on Friday or Saturday.Return to top of page
Below are the basic categories so that those who are inclined can begin to plan and work on projects. Full details will be forthcoming and should anyone have questions before then please feel free to email Lady Sajah.
To celebrate the spoils of pillaging there will be a bardic! More information is forthcoming...Return to top of page
There will be children's activities. Details coming soon!Return to top of page
Click here to access a Google map of the area including the site, hotels, grocery stores, pharmacy, restaurants, hospital and more.Return to top of page