Schedule

Blackstone Raid XXXI Schedule

Information shall be updated as it is known.

Thursday

Merchants can show up Thursday morning

Site opens 5 PM Thursday

5:00 PM – Troll Opens
12:00 Midnight – Troll Closes

Friday

8:00 AM – Troll Opens (Open until Saturday 2:00 AM)

5:00 PM – Project Promenade Begins

6:00 PM – (A&S Class) Kumihimo

7:00 – 9:00 PM – (A&S Class) Beginner Scribal

“Evening” – Thrown Weapons Range set up
Open practice, if people are interested

“Evening” – Archery Range set up
Open practice, if people are interested

8:00 PM – Fencing Inspection & Tournament Registration 

8:00 PM – 9:00 PM – Newcomer Meet and Greet Hour at Troll with Blackstone Mountain’s Chatelaine Lady Brienne the Scorned

9:00 PM – Inspections Begin for Torchlight Bear Pit

9:00 PM – Fencing Torchlight Tournament Begins
Format & duration of tournament dependent on number of participants.

10:00 PM – Torchlight Bear Pit (1 hr long) 

Saturday

2:00 AM – Troll Closes

8:00 AM-1:30 PM – Troll Open

10:00 AM Heavy Inspections/Auths begin

10:00 AM – Fencing Inspections/ Authorizations/Pick-ups Begin 

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM – Newcomer Meet and Greet Hour at Troll with Blackstone Mountain’s Chatelaine Lady Brienne the Scorned

10:00 AM – 12:00 PM – (A&S Class) Learn How to Make Award Medallions Class (in Main Building)

10:30 AM – Archery Range opens. May shoot royal rounds or participate in tournament

11:00 AM – Melee Muster, Maneuvers & Drills led by Fencing Warlord/ Captains/Cannon Fodder

11:00 AM – Thrown Weapons Range Open for Practice and Blackstone Tournament for youths and adults

11:00 AM – (A&S Class) There’s an App for That!

11:00-11:45 AM (Heavy) Gage Challenge

12:00 PM (Heavy) Melees; Capture the Flag (7pts), Bridges (x3), Capture and Control (x2). Note: Combat Archery is allowed in all scenarios. Bridges will be Resurrection Battles (20min, 15min, 10mi ), then fought to the last fighter standing. Capture and Controls are 20 min Resurrection fights. Siege allowed in all the Melee scenarios excluding the “capture the flag” battle.

1:00 PM – Toss a Coin to your Fencer Tournament
Format & duration of tournament dependent on number of participants.

1:00 PM – (A&S Class) Self-measuring: How to Measure Yourself and Get Good Results

2:00 PM – (A&S Class) Vardos: What You Need to Know Before You Build [in RV camping area]

2:45 PM – Cut off for Archery tournament first round

3:00 PM – Kingdom Thrown Weapons Tournament

3:00 PM – Archery final round begins

3:00 PM – (A&S Class) Medievalish; SCA Garb for the Poor and Untalented

3:30 PM – Heavy Field Closes  

3:30 PM – Archery Range Closes

3:30 PM – Project Promenade Ends

1 hour before Court — Thrown Weapons Range Closes

1 hour before Court – Fashion Show

5:00 PM – Court

30 minutes after Court – Dancing