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BFS News for July 17, 2017

posted Jul 17, 2017, 5:28 AM by Forgotten Sea

Announcements:

  • Clarion: The second-quarter issue of the Clarion is available here.
  • Curia: Notes from July's Curia is available here. Of particular note, August's Curia will be moved up a week, to August 2nd, due to Pennsic.
  • Deputies sought: Lord Janos is looking for a deputy archery marshal. If interested, contact him at archer-marshal@bfs-kc.org. HL Caitilín is looking for a deputy seneschal. If interested, contact her at seneschal@bfs-kc.org.

Upcoming activities:

  • Mon July 17, 6:30pm - 8:30pm Loch Bheathrach/BFS Archery Practice at the Kearney site
  • Wed July 19, 6pm - 9pm BFS Fighter Practice at the Irene B. French Community Center, 5701 Merriam Dr, Merriam, KS 66203.
  • Thu July 20, 2016 6pm - 9pm Aston Tor Fighter Practice at Waterfall Park, Independence, MO.

Upcoming events:

Send news items to webminister@bfs-kc.org.

BFS News for July 10, 2017

posted Jul 10, 2017, 5:35 AM by Forgotten Sea

Announcements:

  • Quarterly Reports: Officers & marshals, your 2nd quarter reports are due this week!
  • Curia: Curia is this week. Last month's Curia notes are available here.
  • Beginner's Class: We will start having a series of classes meant to help introduce people to the SCA and give them an opportunity to learn more about it. Our first class will be this Sunday, at the same location as fighter practice. (See the "Upcoming Activities" section for the address.) Our first topic will be Fighting and the Chivalry in the SCA.
    We will have marshals from each of the different fighting activities in to discuss requirements, practice times, and answer any questions people might have about getting started.
    Following that, we will have members of the Chivalry talk about what it means to be a member, what's involved, and their role within Calontir and the SCA as a whole.

Upcoming activities:

  • Mon July 10, 6:30pm - 8:30pm Loch Bheathrach/BFS Archery Practice at the Kearney site
  • Wed July 12, 6pm - 9pm BFS Fighter Practice & Curia at the Irene B. French Community Center, 5701 Merriam Dr, Merriam, KS 66203.
  • Thu July 13, 7pm - 9pm Aston Tor Canton Meeting & Fighter Practice at the Walnut Gardens Community of Christ, 19201 E RD Mize Road, Independence, MO
  • Sun July 16, 1pm - 4pm KC Regional Beginner Class
    at the Irene B. French Community Center, 5701 Merriam Dr, Merriam, KS 66203. (First topic: Fighting and the Chivalry in the SCA)

Upcoming events:

Send news items to webminister@bfs-kc.org.

BFS News for July 3, 2017

posted Jul 3, 2017, 6:49 AM by Forgotten Sea

Announcements:

  • Quarterly Reports: Officers & marshals, your 2nd quarter reports are due soon!

Upcoming activities:

  • Mon July 3, 6:30pm - 8:30pm Loch Bheathrach/BFS Archery Practice at the Kearney site
  • Wed July 5, 6pm - 9pm BFS Fighter Practice at the Irene B. French Community Center, 5701 Merriam Dr, Merriam, KS 66203.
  • Thu July 6, 2016 6pm - 9pm Aston Tor Fighter Practice at Waterfall Park, Independence, MO.
  • Thu July 6, 6:30pm - 8pm Roll of Arms project worknight at the Johnson County Library, Corinth branch, 8100 Mission Road, Prairie Village, KS 66208

Upcoming events:

Send news items to webminister@bfs-kc.org.

BFS News for June 26, 2017

posted Jun 26, 2017, 5:15 AM by Forgotten Sea

Announcements:

Upcoming activities:

  • Mon June 26, 6:30pm - 8:30pm Loch Bheathrach/BFS Archery Practice at the Kearney site
  • Wed June 28, 6pm - 9pm BFS Fighter Practice at the Irene B. French Community Center, 5701 Merriam Dr, Merriam, KS 66203.
  • Thu June 29, 2016 6pm - 9pm Aston Tor Fighter Practice at Waterfall Park, Independence, MO.

Upcoming events:

Send news items to webminister@bfs-kc.org.

His Royal Highness at Fighter Practice

posted Jun 19, 2017, 6:26 PM by Forgotten Sea

His Royal Highness Damien plans to attend BFS' fighter practice this week. Let's give Him a good turnout and plenty of fights!

BFS News for June 19, 2017

posted Jun 19, 2017, 4:53 AM by Forgotten Sea   [ updated Jun 19, 2017, 4:58 AM ]

Announcements:

  • No Tor Canton meeting/fighter practice this week
  • No Loch Bheathrach archery practice this week
  • Curia is this week
  • Preprints: There will be preprints for Their Highnesses' upcoming reign available at Curia.

Upcoming activities:

  • Wed June 21, 6pm - 9pm BFS Fighter Practice & Curia at the Irene B. French Community Center, 5701 Merriam Dr, Merriam, KS 66203.

Upcoming events:

  • July 8 - Summer Coronation, Mag Mor (Lincoln, NE)
  • July 15 - CalonCon, Forgotten Sea (Belton, MO)
Send news items to webminister@bfs-kc.org.

BFS News for June 5, 2017

posted Jun 5, 2017, 5:48 AM by Forgotten Sea

Announcements:

  • No announcements next week: There will be no announcements next week, as we will be at Lilies. This newsletter will cover both weeks.
  • No fighter practice next week: This week, the 7th, we will have practice like normal. Next week, there will be neither BFS nor Aston Tor fighter practices due to Lilies.
  • No Tor Canton meeting/fighter practice this week
  • Curia postponed: Curia would normally be the 14th. It will be the Wednesday following Lilies, the 21st, instead. We will be meeting in the Hocker Grove A room at the Irene B French Community Center in Merriam.
  • Tor Tuesday Donations: Aston Tor is seeking donations for the Tor Tuesday party at Lilies. Donations of alcohol or of money are both welcomed. Partial bottles are fine. If you would like to donate, anyone from Tor can take your donations or point you towards someone who can. Or, please see either of Their Excellencies Søren and Rowan at practice to make arrangements.
  • Lilies Youth Classes: Lady Adelaide Sarsfield is organizing BFS' day of youth activities at Lilies. It will be Sunday, and the theme will be Youth Combat. She is looking for fighters to help out, or with gear the classes could borrow. Activities will include making youth combat weapons, a show & tell of some fighters' kits (a spectrum from cheap, bare-minimum armor to fancy, nice armor is desired), practice fixing/maintaining armor, and a chance to try some armor on. If you are interested in helping out, or have an idea for some other class you'd like to teach, even if it doesn't fit that day's theme, please contact her.
  • Lilies Gate Shifts: The Barony of Forgotten Sea is covering gate on the first Saturday of Lilies War, 6/10/17. All the shifts have been filled, thank you for volunteering! If you wish to volunteer as backup, please email Ylva@lewis-neff.net or contact Deanna Lewis (Ylva Jonsdottir) on Facebook. Include your SCA name, your cell number, and where you will be camped, so you can be found if needed.

Upcoming activities:

  • Mon June 5, 6:30pm - 8:30pm Loch Bheathrach/BFS Archery Practice at the Kearney site
  • Wed June 7, 6pm - 9pm BFS Fighter Practice at the Irene B. French Community Center, 5701 Merriam Dr, Merriam, KS 66203.

Upcoming events:

  • June 9-18 - Lilies War, Calontir (Smithville, MO)
  • July 8 - Summer Coronation, Mag Mor (Lincoln, NE)
  • July 15 - CalonCon, Forgotten Sea (Belton, MO)
Send news items to webminister@bfs-kc.org.

BFS News for May 29, 2017

posted May 29, 2017, 1:57 PM by Forgotten Sea   [ updated May 29, 2017, 1:59 PM ]

Announcements:

  • Horse & Falcons:
    Many thanks to those who helped the event run smoothly! Kate as primary event steward, Hugo as co-event steward and instigator of pageantry, Ailith for organizing gate, all those who took a gate shift, Aelin for running waterbearing, Brian, Gawain, Janos, and Eowyth as MICs, Dorcas for hauling out the Bardic Tent for our use and the Bards for letting us use it, Konstantia for organizing the A&S competitions, everyone who helped haul stuff out there, set it up, and tear it down, all the other marshals, listmistresses, and waterbearers, and all the other people too numerous to mention who helped out in some other way.

    Court Summaries:
    Saturday on the field:
    Charles Vaux – Iren Fyrd

    Saturday evening court:
    Baronial:
    Silk banners were presented to the other Baronages or their representatives.
    Kingdom:
    Gyða glóra – Laurel
    Uaithne inghean uí Ruairc – AoA
    Emeline de Moulineaux – Leather Mallet
    Magdalena vander Meere – Pelican
    A boon was begged for Maren Þorskapitr to join the Order of Chivalry.

    Sunday on the field:
    Richard de Bleys – Eo Fyrd
    Elizabet Walker of Paisley – Eo Fyrd

    Sunday evening court:
    Baronial:
    Gawain ap Tristam - Order of the Silver Griffin (for arts)
    Ayisha bint Asad - Order of the Silver Griffin (for arts)
    Kingdom:
    Holta-Fjorleif – AoA
    Pádraigín an Einigh – Leather Mallet
    Lucia of Vatavia – Calon Lily
    Eowyth þa Siðend – Pelican
    Congratulations to everyone recognized!
  • Tor Tuesday Donations: Aston Tor is seeking donations for the Tor Tuesday party at Lilies. Donations of alcohol or of money are both welcomed. Partial bottles are fine. If you would like to donate, anyone from Tor can take your donations or point you towards someone who can. Or, please see either of Their Excellencies Søren and Rowan at practice to make arrangements.
  • Lilies Youth Classes: Lady Adelaide Sarsfield is organizing BFS' day of youth activities at Lilies. It will be Sunday, and the theme will be Youth Combat. She is looking for fighters to help out, or with gear the classes could borrow. Activities will include making youth combat weapons, a show & tell of some fighters' kits (a spectrum from cheap, bare-minimum armor to fancy, nice armor is desired), practice fixing/maintaining armor, and a chance to try some armor on. If you are interested in helping out, or have an idea for some other class you'd like to teach, even if it doesn't fit that day's theme, please contact her.
  • Lilies Gate Shifts: The Barony of Forgotten Sea is covering gate on the first Saturday of Lilies War, 6/10/17. The remaining shifts are 4 PM - 6 PM, and 6 PM - 8 PM (which is during court). To sign up, just email Ylva@lewis-neff.net or contact Deanna Lewis (Ylva Jonsdottir) on Facebook. Include your SCA name and which shift(s) you want.
  • No Roll of Arms: There will be no Roll of Arms worknight in June due to Lilies. It will resume in July.

Upcoming activities:

  • Mon May 29, 6:30pm - 8:30pm Loch Bheathrach/BFS Archery Practice at the Kearney site
  • Wed May 31, 6pm - 9pm BFS Fighter Practice at the Irene B. French Community Center, 5701 Merriam Dr, Merriam, KS 66203.
  • Thu June 1, 2016 6pm - 9pm Aston Tor Fighter Practice at Waterfall Park, Independence, MO.

Upcoming events:

Send news items to webminister@bfs-kc.org.`

BFS News for May 22, 2017

posted May 22, 2017, 5:22 AM by Forgotten Sea

Announcements:

  • Tor Tuesday Donations: Aston Tor is seeking donations for the Tor Tuesday party at Lilies. Donations of alcohol or of money are both welcomed. Partial bottles are fine. If you would like to donate, anyone from Tor can take your donations or point you towards someone who can. Or, please see either of Their Excellencies Søren and Rowan at practice to make arrangements.
  • Award Recommendations: The Tournament of Horse and Falcons is this weekend! It's always a good time to put in award recommendations, but it will be a while until the next local event, and probably longer until the next Baronial court. If you had any other award recommendations you wanted to put in, now's the time!
    Kingdom OP: http://op.calontir.org/
    Kingdom Award Recommendations: http://awardrec.calontir.org/
    BFS OP: http://www.bfs-kc.org/about/op
    BFS Award Recommendations: http://www.bfs-kc.org/about/award-recommendation
    Please check the BFS OP is accurate in regards to any awards you have received.
  • Lilies Youth Classes: Lady Adelaide Sarsfield is organizing BFS' day of youth activities at Lilies. It will be Sunday, and the theme will be Youth Combat. She is looking for fighters to help out, or with gear the classes could borrow. Activities will include making youth combat weapons, a show & tell of some fighters' kits (a spectrum from cheap, bare-minimum armor to fancy, nice armor is desired), practice fixing/maintaining armor, and a chance to try some armor on. If you are interested in helping out, or have an idea for some other class you'd like to teach, even if it doesn't fit that day's theme, please contact her.
  • Lilies Gate Shifts: The Barony of Forgotten Sea is covering gate on the first Saturday of Lilies War, 6/10/17. Right now, the available shifts are 4 PM - 6 PM, and 6 PM - 8 PM (which is during court). To sign up, just email Ylva@lewis-neff.net or contact Deanna Lewis (Ylva Jonsdottir) on Facebook. Include your SCA name and which shift(s) you want.

Upcoming activities:

  • Mon May 22, 6:30pm - 8:30pm Loch Bheathrach/BFS Archery Practice at the Kearney site
  • Wed May 24, 6pm - 9pm BFS Fighter Practice at the Irene B. French Community Center, 5701 Merriam Dr, Merriam, KS 66203.
  • Thu May 25, 7pm - 9pm Aston Tor Canton Meeting & Fighter Practice at the Walnut Gardens Community of Christ, 19201 E RD Mize Road, Independence, MO

Upcoming events:

Send news items to webminister@bfs-kc.org.

Aston Tor Archery Practice this Sunday

posted May 18, 2017, 6:32 PM by Forgotten Sea

Arrangements have been finalized; we will be able to have the Aston Tor archery practice this Sunday, 5/21, after all.

It will be from 11am to 2pm at 8415 S. Corn Road, Oak Grove, MO 64075.

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