Kings Assessment
July 12-14, 2019


Come join us in the verdant valley of Black Diamond in the mountains of Atlantia for a weekend honing and polishing our skills for the war in the Debatable lands of Pennsic. All other activites will be geared toward puting our best feet forward at Pennsic.


No snow in sight!


There will be heavy, rapier, combat archery, siege, archery, and youth fighting, plus A&S activities.


6:00pm - Gate opens
9:00pm - Gate closes


8:00am - Gate Opens
9:00am - Authorizations
10:00am - Fighting and Archery starts, A&S drop off
1:00pm - A&S judging starts
2:00pm - Gate closes
4:00pm - A&S closes (all entries need to be picked up)


12:00pm - Site closes

Martial Activities

Armored, rapier, combat archery, seige, archery, and youth combat are all planned for the day.


Archery shoots will be as follows:
- Royal Rounds
- Gwyntarian Winter Challenge Round (4 targets, each shot 2x at 20 yards)

Minions will abound, multiple creative challenges will be offered, and glorious prizes will be awarded to the winners of the day. Loaner gear will be available for shooters of all ages and abilities. Those wishing to MIT should contact Lord Mungo in advance.

Arts & Sciences Activities

- Novice (any media, but you must have been doing the form of art for less than 1 year). Prize: a set of feast gear. Sponsored by Lady Francesa di Corso
- Atlantian (blue and white) largess. All entries donated to Their Majesties at the end of the competition. Prize will be $25 gift card to Michaels. Sponsored by Laura de la Moore.

- Fiber Solar
- Brewer's Round Table
- Scribal Solar

Performing arts:
Dancing and Bardic will be scheduled through out the day


Feast will be prepared by Lady Mariorie Matheson. Feast limited to 40 seats. Please pre-register early to ensure a place at the table.


Laura de la Moore
Event Autocrat

Kristen Moore
125 Primrose Lane
Amherst VA, 24521

Meriorie Matheson
Head Cook

Shayna Wooldridge
(434) 426-2147 (text message)

Francesca di Corso
A&S coordinator

Kelly Prim

Aldemere Mac Rafe

Allen Foster

Roland Shelnut
Rapier MIC

Nick Shelnut

(434) 603-0719

Mungo Napier
Target Archery Marshal

Garth Groff



  Site Fee Camping Feast (per seat)
Adult $15 $0 $10
Adult, Member Discount $10 $0 $10
Youth (5-17) $5 $0 $10
Child (0-4) $0 $0 $10

Please make checks payable to: SCA, Inc., Barony of Black Diamond.
Questions about your reservation? Please, contact Laura de la Moore (Kristen Moore)

Kristen Moore
125 Primrose Lane
Amherst VA, 24521



Sedalia Center
1108 Sedalia School Road
Big Island, VA 24526

All animals must be on a leash and cleaned up after.
No animals in the buildings.
All fires must be in above-ground fire pits.
Site is wet.


From Lynchburg
From the north side: Travel north on Route 501 through Coleman Falls to Big Island. Turn left onto Route 122. Travel south for 6.3 mil
From the south side: Travel west on Route 460 toward Bedford/Roanoke. Exit onto Route 122N at Bedford. Travel north (toward Big Island) for approximately 11.5 miles. Turn left at the Sedalia Country Store onto Route 638 (Sedalia School Road). Sedalia Center is on the left side.

From Bedford
Travel north (toward Big Island) on Route 122 for 11.5 miles. Turn left at the Sedalia Country Store onto Route 638 (Sedalia School Road). The Center is 500 yards further on the left.

From Charlottesville
Travel south on Route 29 out of Charlottesville toward Lynchburg. Remain on Route 29 into Madison Heights and turn right onto Route 130. Travel west on Rout 130 to the Blue Ridge Parkway entrance. Turn right onto the exit ramp, then left onto the Parkway. Follow the Blue Ridge Parkway to the Big Island exit. Turn left onto the exit ramp, then right onto Route 501. Follow Route 501 approximately 5 miles and then turn right onto Route 122 and travel south approximately 6.3 miles to Sedalia School Road. Turn right onto Sedalia School Road; the Center will be 500 yards further on your left.

From West Virginia
Travel east on Route 64 to Route 81. Follow 81 south to exit 188A at Buena Vista. Take exit 188A, which becomes Route 60. Follow Route 60 east into Buena Vista. Turn right onto Route 501. Travel Route 501 south, cross the James River and then proceed into Big Island. Turn right onto Route 122 and travel south on Route 122 for 6.3 miles to Sedalia School Road. Turn right onto Sedalia School Road, the Center is 500 yards further on the left side.

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