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Ice Castle

Poster: aewing.99.student.wlu@jefferson.student.wlu.edu

Good tidings to all of Atlantia!!

The Barony of Black Diamond is pleased to announce Ice Castle 1999.  
We invite any and all to celebrate our Barony's Birthday with us on 
February 20, 1999 in Blacksburg, Virginia.  

We, the populous of Black Diamond, request your presence at our 
lively celebration!!  All are encouraged to attend and to take part 
in what you will - fighting, feasting, or dancing.  Come and be of 
good cheer.  

February 20, 1999  --  Ice Castle 

Barony of Black Diamond - Blacksburg, VA 

The Barony of Black Diamond invites you to join us in celebrating our 
birthday with tourneys, music, food and fun!  We have indoor fighting this 
year and a full service kitchen (nothing can stop greatness)! 

Site:  Blacksburg Middle School, 501 S. Main St., Blacksburg, VA 24060.  The 
site opens at 8am and closes at 10pm.  This site is a Drug Free Zone and is, 
therefore, bone dry.  No pets are allowed on site, please. 

Tournament:  The tournament is an Ice Castle traditional three-man melee 
round robin.  Showers are available on site.  Please contact Lord Edwin 
Bilgewater for further information regarding rapier etc. 
(540-343-0075, email: Lukezic_CR@vdot.state.va.us ). 

Arts & Sciences:  The barony invites you to show your talents in a 
competition with the theme of black and gold.  There will also be a arts and 
sciences display.  Feel free to submit works in progress; documentation is 

Other Activities:  Merchants are heartily welcomed.  There are a wide 
variety of children's activities planned (for all ages).  Dancing will also 
take place after the feast.  Please contact Lady Adrianna de Bretagne for 
details (see below). 

Feast:  A sumptuous feast will be prepared by Argyle MacKay.  Feast space is 
limited to 150 so please reserve early!  Please address any concerns to 
Argyle (Bruce Prescott) at 540-951-7734 or silent.bob@vt.edu . 

Cost:  On or before February 6th - $13 per person on board.  After February 
6th - $15 per person on board.  $8.00 for off board space.  Children 6-12 
are half price.  Children under 6 are guests of the barony.  Please make 
checks payable to Barony of Black Diamond, SCA Inc.  Please mail 
reservations to Tesa (Angie Henderson) (see below).  The only reservation is 
a PAID reservation (no phone or email reservations accepted). 

Autocrats:  Maridonna Cortesa Moncada (Angie Henderson), 648 Lee Hall, 
Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24060-0007, (540) 232-1084.  email: 

Lady Adrianna de Bretagne (Andrea Ewing), P.O. Box 4923, Lexington, VA 
24450, (540) 464-6809, email: aewing@wlu.edu 

Directions:  Take your best route to exit 118 off of I-81 in Christiansburg, 
VA.  At the end of the ramp, turn towards the multitude of gas stations and 
Virginia Tech. 
At the first stoplight, turn right onto the 460 bypass.  Follow this road 
through Christiansburg for 6 stoplights.  After the Big Boy on your right 
and Montgomery Regional Hospital on your left take the Downtown Blacksburg 
exit (460 Business). 
Follow Main Street for three stoplights.  After the third stoplight you will 
see a Middle School on your right (1/4 mile down).  Turn right onto Eheart 
Street and parking is behind the school. 

If you would like to see some pictures from last year's event go to:


And please be sure to visit the Barony of Black Diamond's webpage:


It has all the information for the Barony.  You know you want to.

-Lady Adrianna de Bretagne
(mka Andrea Ewing)
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