Elfsea Defender 2024

April 5th – 7th, 2024

Event Stewards:

Master Sebastian Frobishire (mka Archie Darr) – 817.501.4647 – adarrii@att.net
Sir Arthur of the Fen (mka Arthur March) – 817.939.2890 – broboris@att.net


The Barony of Elfsea is hosting a marvelous camping event to pick their new champions for Chivalric, Rapier, Archery, and the premier Cut & Thrust tournaments!
Camping available with plenty of shade and close to parking. 300 picnic tables, and 150 BBQ grills (wire brushes recommended). Above ground fire pits allowed. Alcohol permitted in period containers. Flush toilets with mobility access. Open spring fed showers for rinsing (cold water!) Potable water on site.
Electricity is available but limited, but medical device usage only – please contact event stewards beforehand.
Registration:
Adult (non-member) – $25.00
Adult (member) – $15.00
Children 17 and under – FREE
Make checks payable to the SCA, Inc./Barony of Elfsea
Minors must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. May attend with 21 years old with a signed and notarized minor event waiver.
All buildings around the lake and the lake itself are strictly off limits, except the bathrooms and showers.


Site Information

Burger’s Lake

1200 Meandering Way, Ft Worth, TX 76114


Chivalric and Rapier Tournament Format:
The format for the Chivalric and Rapier Champions is a Swiss Five Bear Pit- A fighter may hold the field for 5 fights. Fighters must display a different weapons style for every return to the field ( minimum five styles) They may NOT repeat a style sequentially. Duration will be determined based on number of entrants. The top fighters will then enter the tournament.

Youth Chivalric and Rapier Tournament Format:
Best two out of three, single elimination. Youth tournaments will happen after bear pits conclude and prior to semifinals of adult tournaments.

Archery Tournament Format:
TBD

Youth Archery Tournament Format:
TBD

Cut and Thrust Tournament Format:
Snowball style tourney, best 2 out of 3.


Schedule