The Barony of Iron Mountain Presents

How to Train Your Dragon

L E G E N D O F T H E B L A C K A X E

April 25-27, 2014 •
Hidden Cove Resort, Arley, AL

Join The Barony of Iron Mountain as we travel to the village of Berk, home to vikings and dragons!

Test your mettle in our annual Black Axe Tournament! Test your skill with knives and axes (and more!) in a Live Weapons Tournament!

Bring the children! We are hosting a Youth Combat Practice!

Bring your paint and inks, there will also be a Scriptorium!

Site opens on Friday, April 25, 2014, at 5:00 PM.

This is a camping only site. Bath houses are available.

 

STAFF

Autocrat
THLady Adelaide d’Montagne de Fer (Patricia D Lovelady) blackaxe@adaloden.com
256-452-8770 

Co-Autocrat/ Reservations
Lord Sven Ragnvaldsson (Stephen King) sting4252010@gmail.com
1680 Beckham Dr,
Homewood, AL 35209

Feastcrat
THLady Margurite Stewart (Peggy Sokoll) peggysokoll@yahoo.com
256-436-3688

Feast Menu w/Ingredients

Saturday Breakfast Menu
Pancakes with a toppings bar of homemade syrups, fruit toppings. and sausage links

 

Schedule

FRIDAY
5:00 PM – Site Opens, Troll Opens (Main Hall)
7:00 PM -10:00 PM – Traveller’s Fare (Main Hall)
Midnight – Troll Closes

SATURDAY
7:00 AM-9:00 AM – Breakfast (Main Hall)
8:00 AM – Troll Opens (Main Hall), Scriptorium Open (Main Hall)
9:00 AM – Armor Inspection: Rapier and Heavy (Field)
10:00 AM – Black Axe Tournament begins (Heavy), Melee Team Tournament begins (Rapier), Siege Weapon demonstration
10:00 AM-11:00 AM – Class: Lucilla’s Topic (Pavillion)
10:00 AM-12:00 PM - Live Weapons open range
10:00 AM-12:00 PM - Children’s Activities (Main Hall)
12:00 PM-2:00 PM – Fundraiser Lunch (Pavilion)
1:00 PM – Troll Closes, Baron’s Warlord Tournament (Heavy Field)
1:00 PM-3:00 PM - Class: “Viking and Anglo-Saxon Stitches and Seam Finishes” (Main Hall)
2:00 PM – Youth Combat Practice begins, Wheel of Dragons Tournament begins (Heavy Field), Rapier Tournament begins (Rapier Field), Live Weapons Tournament begins
5:00 PM – Court
After Court – Peers may begin feast setup.
6:30 PM – Populace may begin feast setup.
7:00 PM – Feast
After Feast – Fireside Althing (Fire ring), Dancing (Main Hall)
 

Sunday
7:00 AM-9:00 AM – Breakfast (Main Hall)
10:00 AM – Site Closes

Schedule by activity:

HEAVY COMBAT
9:00 am Armor Inspection
10:00 am Black Axe Tournament – Standard Double Elimination Tournament
1:00 PM Baron’s Warlord Tournament – Iron Mountain fighters only
2:00 PM Wheel of Dragons Tournament – Those interested in Bye fighting, let the List Mistress know.

RAPIER
9:00 am Armor Inspection
10:00 am Melee Tournament
2:00 PM Rapier Tournament – Standard Double Elimination Tournament

 

LIVE WEAPONS
10:00 AM Open Range
2:00 PM Live Weapons Tournament

 

SIEGE WEAPONS
10:00 AM Demonstrations begin
Authorizations

 

YOUTH
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM – Children’s Activities
2:00 PM – Youth Combat Practice

 

CLASSES
10:00 AM – Lucilla’s Class (Pavillion)
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM – Viking and Anglo-Saxon Stitches and Seam Finishes (Main Hall) Class limit: 12, observers welcome

REVEL
After the fighting is done... Once our bellies are full... Come sit fireside with us as we fill our hearts and raise our glasses to the challenges ahead of us. Join us in fellowship with new friends and old as we share our stories, sing our songs, boast our deeds of this day and of those to come, and drink till our spirits are content. 

FEES

Site Fee Adults Children
Weekend $12 $6
Daytrip $10 $5
Feast Token +$7 +$4

Non-members add $5.

Make checks payable to: SCA, Inc. / Barony of Iron Mountain
Per Kingdom Law no family is to pay more than 3 adult admissions as long as the children are age 15
and under and are members. 

Site is Primitive Camping Only

DIRECTIONS

Hidden Cove Outdoor Resort • 687 County Road 3919 • Arley, AL 35541
(Use GPS Coordinates: N 34°03’14.64” W 87°8’48.75”)

Site opens Friday 5pm and closes Sunday 10am.

Directions: Take I-65 to Exit #308 (Highway 278). Turn west (toward Double Springs), go 15 miles. Turn left onto County Road 77. Go 9.5 miles, turn hard left (across from Old Nathan’s Store) onto County Road 12. Go 4 miles staying left at all forks, to Hidden Cove entrance.