Lionhearts in the Park : Martial Championships

Date: May 4, 2024
Time: 10:00 a.m. (setup), activities soon after, cleanup at 6:00 p.m.
Location: Crossroads Park International Shelters 1 – 3.
Crossroads Park, 16000 NE 10th St., Bellevue, WA 98008
There are two parking lots available with reserved ADA lots:
Southwest Parking Lot: 16140 NE 8th Street, Bellevue, WA 98008 & Northeast Parking Lot (the larger lot where the bathrooms are): 999 164th Ave NE, Bellevue, WA 98008

Event Fee:  There is no site fee for this event.  The event is being sponsored by the Barony of Madrone and the Canton of Porte de L’eau

The most up-to-date information is on the Kingdom Calendar, click here.

Bring a picnic lunch and enjoy our Baronial Martial Championship Tourneys, showcasing the best of competitors in heavy combat, rapier, and cut-and-thrust. As this event is in a public park, we will be donning our best garb and showcasing the Arts and Sciences as well.

The tourney formats for Champion of Heavy Combat, Champion of Rapier Combat, and Champion of Cut-and-Thrust Combat will be Round Robin.

Event fee includes a light afternoon repast – of brats and buns, and we will also have a hospitality table for all to enjoy. Water is available at public fountains around the park and will be available at our hospitality table as well. Please bring your own plates and cutlery, and your cup. We would like to create the least amount of trash possible.

Schedule
9:00am – Setup
10:00am – Gate Opens
11:00am – Morning Court
Tourneys begin after court
3:00pm – Afternoon Court
Grills will be warming during court
6:00pm – Cleanup begins
Site closes: 7:00pm (Sunset is 8:46pm if it’s a nice day and folks want to linger)

Event Steward: Rowena Jade of the Lion Isles

People in costume on a grassy field surrounded by rain shelters.
Lionhearts Championship 2019 in Bellevue Park. Photo: Rowenna de Manning