Giants Awakening VII

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Thunder Guard would like to invite you all to GIANTS AWAKENING VII! This is our seventh year running our Canadian Belegarth Event. We really hope that more of you can make it up here to join us!

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General Information

Dates: Wednesday August 9th 2017 to Sunday August 13thth 2017
Time: We welcome you to roll in on Wednesday August 9th after 1:00pm local time (EST) and be off at Noon (12pm Local Time) on Sunday
Location: The Event Site Location is 130 Dorion Loop Rd Dorion, ON (This is about an 1 hour outside of Thunder Bay)
Facebook Event: [1]

Event Fees:

Pre-Reg Fees

Adult (Ages 14+) $25 Canadian or America Pre-Reg Children Ages (Ages 5-13) $12.50

Pre-Reg Information

PRE-REG WILL OPEN MAY 1st 2017
When Pre-Reg Opens Please send pre-reg to [warriorsofthunderguard@gmail.com] via PayPal.
In your payment please list the following information:
1. Mundane Name,
2. Fighting Name,
3. Unit,
4. Realm

At The Gate Fees (14+)

Wed-Thursday: $30
Friday before Feast: $25
Friday after Feast/Saturday before Feast: $20
Day Trip No Feast: $10
Day Trip with Feast $15

Event Fees for Children

Kids 5-13: Half of whatever the fee is for the day
Kids under 5- Free

Flying:

If you plan to fly into Thunder Bay, you are looking at the Thunder Bay International Airport. Airlines Include: Porter, AirCanda, WestJet. The airport code is YQT.

If you are planning to fly please let us know so we can arrange pick up!

Giants Awakening Travel Arrangement Facebook Group: [2]

Map Links:

Please Note: If your GPS says the highway is closed, do not listen to it. Follow the Trans-Canada Highway 11/17 East from the Boarder Crossing all of the way to Dorion!

USA Passport Information

To attend this event you require a valid passport. Please see the information here if you require passport information:

If you need to renew your passport: [3]

Where to find the closest passport office to you: [4]


Event Staff Information

Event Coordinator: Squire Tonks
Head of Troll: Runa
Head of Weapons Check: Squire Jorge
Head Marshall/Field Fighting Lead: Squire Tonks
Head Feast: Squire Tonks

If you have any question please ask one of us!

Giants Awakening VII Schedule

Wednesday ( Aug 9th)

  • Event Staff Arrive to site by 11:00am
  • Site Set Up (Troll, Firewood, Outhouses, Generators, Feast Items) 11am to 1pm
  • Site Opens at 1:00pm
  • Afternoon pick up fighting
  • No Check
  • Troll Closes when the last person goes to bed

Thursday (Aug 10th)

  • Troll Open at 9am
  • Site Breakfast (build your own break wraps)
  • Garbage run
  • Weapons Check from 9am-11am
  • Line Battles from 11am-1:00pm
  • Swimming Break
  • Scenario Battles 230pm-500pm
  • Castle Battles (45mins – 230pm to 315pm)
  • Runic Portal Battles (315pm-430pm)
    • This battle is 1 hour and 15 mins. These are objective battles, there will be 5 runic portals throughout the

field and the paths. There will be 3 teams (Purple, Pink, Orange). The objective is to be the team holding the most runic portals by the end of the battle. Optional: This scenario may employ dag rules for healers

  • Water Break 430pm-445pm
  • Bridge Battles 445pm-545pm
  • Dinner (Not provided by event)
  • Troll Closes 11pm

Friday (Aug 11th)

  • Troll Open at 9am
  • Site Breakfast (Pancakes and bacon)
  • Garbage run
  • Weapons Check from 9am-11am
  • Line Battles from 11am-1:00pm
  • Swimming Break
  • Scenario Battles 230pm-500pm
  • Bridge Battle 230pm-330pm
  • Forest Battle 330pm-500pm
    • 3 Teams (Purple, Pink, Orange)3 respawns points. Unlimited respawns. There are 15 hidden ribbons of each colour(War braids) in the area (area of fighting roped off by bright orange flagging tape) the team with the most

ribbons in their colours, at the end of the 1.5 Hours wins You can horde ribbons of the other colours. You must display them on your person. If you get killed, you give up half your ribbons to the person who killed you,you pick the ribbons. Optional Dag healer rules apply

  • Water Break at 415pm
  • Tournaments 500-700
    • Sword and Board (No Armor)
    • Single Sword (No Armor)
    • 2 Sword (No Armor)
  • Dinner Provided by Event 700pm
    • Slow-Cooker BBQ Pulled Chicken
    • Buns
    • Cheese and Fruit Tray
    • Build Your Own Salad
    • Persians and Ninimo Bars
    • Veggie Option: Spanish Quinoa Stuffed Peppers

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  • Garb Tournament
    • Everyone will have 3 ballots 1 for monster, 1 for pinky, and one for armor
    • Creator of Garb/armor must be present
    • Garb with most votes win
    • Ballots must be in by Feast
  • Troll Closes 11pm
  • Bardic Tournament (Dusk)
    • Bardic will need to be setting appropriate songs
    • Judge: Mary
    • Will be judged on entertainment value, setting appropriateness, and

creativity

Saturday ( Aug 12th)

  • Troll Open at 9am
  • Troll Closes at Noon
  • Site Breakfast (Build your own breakfast wraps)
  • Garbage run
  • Weapons Check from 9am-11am
  • Scenario Battles from 11am-1:00pm
    • Unit Battles/Realm Battles
  • Swimming Break
  • Tournaments 230pm-700pm
    • Red (No Armor)
    • Spear (No Armor)
    • Dagger (No Armor)
    • 2 Man ( Armor)
    • 3 Man (Armor)
    • War God (Armor)
    • Open (No Armor)
    • Archery(No Armor)
    • If finished before 700pm can move to general line battles
  • Dinner Provided by Event 700pm
    • Taco Bar
    • Cheese and Fruit Tray
    • Build Your Own Salad
    • Apple Cobbler, Peach Cobbler
  • Awards Presentation for Tournaments
    • Tournament Prizes are a Belt Flags made by Lady Gorg with the Thunder Guard Logo, Giants Awakening 7 and the name of the tournament
  • General Bonfire Sillyness

Sunday (Aug 13th)

  • Clean up and be out by Noon


Other Important Inforamtion

  • This is tent camping but the site owners have said that Camper trailers are allowed as well, but not RV's
  • There is a river just up the highway(freeway) that we can go swimming in if you want to. Its cold, but its awesome so make sure to bring your swimming suites.
  • The site is very child friendly
  • The site will be build two outhouses for us to use
  • The site has a shower in the main house we can use
  • The site owners are awesome and are around all of the time, they enjoy hanging out with us
  • The site does have wifi near the house
  • The site is in rural Ontario, you can bring your dogs so long as they are tied up or on a leash
  • The site is in rural Ontario, the nearest town is 20 miles away
  • The site is in rural Ontario, there are bugs, so bring bug spray
  • The site does have lots of trees but it get sunny and hot, so bring sunscreen
  • There will be Persians
  • The site is NOT DRY
  • Alcohol costs a lot more than you will be use to in Canada, so please bring your own
  • The drinking age here is 19
  • The official word on what you can bring in with you is as follows: 1.5 litres (50.7 US ounces) of wine, including wine coolers over 0.5 percent alcohol, or 1.14 litres (38.5 US ounces) of liquor, or a total of 1.14 litres (38.5 US ounces) of wine and liquor, or 24 x 355 millilitre (12 ounce) cans or bottles of beer or ale, including beer coolers over 0.5 percent alcohol (a maximum of 8.5 litres or 287.4 US ounces).

Things We Do Not Know:

  • If we can have open fire (will depend on what the weather will be like)



Thunder Guard hopes to see you all soon!

If you have any questions please feel free to ask them here or PM one of the event staff- Squire Antoinette Finnrsdottir , Runa , Retainer Tonks or one of the Thunder Guard Leadership Team- Kodite and Apteryx

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