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Fall Crown Tournament Entrance Requirements

The Fall Crrown list will be a bring-your-best double elimination tournament. Details are as follows:


If there are 12 or fewer combatants, there will be an 8 position Double Elimination tree with either non-destructive byes or challenge-ins as is appropriate for the number of entrants.


If there are 13-24 combatants, there will be an 16 position Double Elimination tree with either non-destructive byes or challenge-ins as is appropriate for the number of entrants.


If there are more than 24 combatants, there will be a 32 position Double Elimination tree with either non-destructive byes or challenge-ins as is appropriate for the number of entrants.


Seeding for the tournament will be done by random draw on the day of the event.


Prior to the finals, all bouts will be best 2 out of 3.Once we reach the semifinals, the two losers' bracket combatants will need to win 2 out of 3 twice and the winners' bracket combatant 2 out of 3 once, in order to move to the finals.


All combatants and consorts must have submitted personal heraldry. It need not be approved before Crown tournament, but it must be submitted. 


No Dukes (combatants who have already won a crown tournament by their own hand twice) will be accepted. 


Other Requirements 


All prospective combatants and their consorts must meet the minimum criteria in the Society Governing Documents, as well as the following requirements from the laws of Northshield: 

  • Each must be a member of the Society for Creative Anachronism and have access to the Northwatch.
  • Each must have been a subject of Northshield for one year immediately before the Crown Tournament.
  • All prospective combatants and their consorts must be acceptable to the Presiding Royalty.
  • No one under 18 years old may fight or be fought for in a Crown Tournament.
  • No member of the Royal Family may either fight or be fought for in a Crown Tournament.
One member of the couple must also affirm that they can and will maintain the ability to legally cross the U.S./Canadian international border for the duration of their reign, should they be victorious to ensure that they are free to travel to all parts of the Kingdom. 


Letters of Intent should be sent to Her Highness and the Kingdom Seneschal, and include:

  • Full contact information

  • Current membership #s and expiration dates

  • The one weapon form the combatant will be fighting with

  • Proof of authorization in chosen weapon.

  • Their and their consort's submitted (or approved) heraldry


Deadline is 5pm Central time, on Sept 13th (the night before Coronation)


Please direct any questions or concerns to the Chamberlain team (chamberlains.reign31@gmail.com)



Posted by: Jehanette de Provins Princess on 7/1/2019

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