The 2017 Baronial A&S Championship is almost upon us!

Fair Madrone! You are humbly invited to the 2017 Baronial Arts & Sciences and Bardic Championship.

This year’s championship is inspired by Frederick Barbarossa, Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire from 1155 to 1190. A chivalrous, intelligent knight who understood Latin, enjoyed German poetry, and was interested in history and law, Emperor Barbarossa was a skilled diplomat who showed deep determination and vigor in his passion for justice.

Date: Saturday, February 18, 2017

Hours: 10 am – 10 pm.

Event Steward: HL Sergeant Karrel der Ermutigender.
Can be contacted at

Site: Magnolia Lutheran Church, 2414 31st Ave West, Seattle, WA 98199

As always our Illustrious Madrone Culinary Guild will be providing a delicious meal to cap off the day’s festivities.

There are 64 total seats for dinner. Limited off-board dining will be provided. Send email to: Baroness Alianora Greymoor at:

To pre-register for the feast please provide the following for each person for whom you are submitting a reservation:

Mundane Name:
SCA Name:
Membership Number (if applicable):
Membership Expiration Date:
Dietary Restrictions: (No guarantee we can accommodate)


Site: Adults $12 ($5 NMS applies).  Under 18 – free site admission.  
Dinner: $8.
Please make checks payable to SCA, Inc., Barony of Madrone. Preferably please pay for site fee and dinner with the same check.

Mailing address for checks:

Barony of Madrone
Baronial A & S
12819 SE 38th St, #424
Bellevue, WA 98006

Registration questions? Please contact Baroness Alianora Greymoor.

Events of note:

A&S Competition.

The winner will become Madrone’s 2017 A&S champion.

– Submit a Letter of Intent* to Their Excellencies by January 31 (

– 1 completed project (with documentation**)

– 1 project in progress (with inspiration and rough outline of research)

For each project you will present to a panel of judges for 15-20 minutes with 15-20 minutes for Q&A with the judges after the presentation. Please bring 3 copies of your documentation.

* A template “Letter of Intent” can be found on the Madrone website

** A discussion will be held at one of the January Baronial Socials regarding ideas and helpful hints on writing documentation, templates are available, and our current and past Champions are happy to advise or provide moral support regarding all things documentation-related.

 Youth A&S Challenge:

A completed project with a short write up of what inspired you to create your project. Populace votes will determine the Youth Challenge Prize Recipient.

– 1 completed project with a short write-up about your inspiration

– Please contact Baron Aeron Corrino with questions ( )

 Laurel’s Challenge:

We have a wealth of talented Laurels across a broad spectrum of disciplines here in Madrone, truly a glorious embarrassment of riches! We would like to see what current item or skill has captured their interest and let others feed off the creative energy and process!

– 1 Work in Progress – with inspiration research/images and a brief write up of anticipated path toward completion

– interested Laurels should message Baron Aeron Corrino with your intent (

Bardic Competition:

The winner will become Madrone’s 2017 Bardic champion.

Contact Luca Delmare with any questions about the bardic competition. 


We are planning to have guest lecturers presenting during the day as well. Watch for future updates on this.