~~~~~~~ Event Basics ~~~~~~
Tocal Token Tourney will take place on the weekend of July 7 & 8, 2012. This year the event will be 15th Century Italian themed.
~~~~~~~ Time Table ~~~~~~
Saturday afternoon - Site opens at 12. List opens at 1:00, tourney will begin at 2:00. Fighters, please bring 12 tokens and a list shield for the Token Tourney. The list shield will be placed on the list table with your tokens. When victorious, you will receive a token from your opponent. Previous list mistresses have requested tokens that are not easily blown away. A light afternoon tea will be served.
Saturday night - Join us for a 15th Century Italian feast and Entertainment. After all is done, curl up in one of the single rooms available for hire, also in the building adjoining the hall and list field.
Sunday morning - A hot breakfast will be served before the site closes at 10 a.m.
~~~~~~~ Tocal Token Tourney ~~~~~~
There is a requirement that all combatant's on the day bring a list shield and twelve tokens
The tournament will be a series of 12 Grand Melee's.
As combatants are defeated they will leave the list field, reporting to the list officer the name of the combatant who has just bested them. The list keeper will then take a token from the defeated combatant and transfer it to the victor's list shield.
This tournament is an open weapons format.
Wounds carry through the round of the melee only.
The victor of the day will be the combatant who has the most tokens from other combatants.
~~~~~~~ A&S Competitions ~~~~~~
1. An italian hat - a hat depicted from the Italian 15th century.
2. A Venetian accessory - an accessory fit for any court - fan, gloves, partlet, mask (just some examples).
Documentation form and judging criteria will be published closer to the date.
~~~~~ Prices ~~~~~
Adult Member $40 whole event (accommodation can be booked separately, at a cost of $30 for a single bed room).
Adult Non-member $42 whole event
Day rate (Saturday afternoon tea and tourney) $10
Booking cost for children : 0-13 = Free, 13-17 = $25
The price will increase by $5 on June 25. The 25th of June will also be the final date for bookings with special dietary needs.
The price at the door will be $60 for adult members for the whole event and $20 for the day rate. All accommodation must be booked in advance.
These prices are GST inclusive.
~~~~~~~ Bookings ~~~~~~~
We would prefer payment with bookings. Cheque and online banking information will be available, on booking. Please contact the stewards for family rates and hardship cases.
~~~~~~~ Address ~~~~~~~
Tocal Agricultural College, Paterson, NSW, 40 minutes North of Newcastle. Directions from the Maitland round about can be found here
A view of the grounds can be found on the tocal website http://www.tocal.com/homestead/admin/campus.gif
The troll tent will be located at reception. The tournament will be held near EA Hunt Hall and the feast will be held with in the hall itself.