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Cloondara Debardchery

Saturday August 20th, 2016
San Francisco, California

Fair Gentles, please join the Shire of Cloondara for our annual event, Debardchery, a combination archery and bardic competition.

· Match your skills against the Kingdom’s finest archers in the novelty shoot and IKAC!· Bid on your favorite archer for the chance to win a prize!

· Join the fun in the traditional crazy Cloondaran games: Loaf Lob, Caper Toss, Fish Fling, and the deadly Flying Phoenix of Fate!

· Compete to be this year’s Bard of Cloondara! Our theme is “Medieval Unpleasantness.” Entries can be in any form (poem, song, story, etc.) and should highlight the not so pleasant aspects of the Middle Ages such as plague, rats, and serfdom.

· And introducing a new largess competition: The Fabulous Five! Enter five items (either the same or a combination of related items) based on the theme “Protecting the Family Jewels.” Think treasure chests, pouches, pockets, codpieces and such. The winner gets one of each entry and the remaining four will be gifted as largess to the Royals.


Please bring a dish to contribute to a potluck feast at midday based on your SCA name: A-J side dish or salad, K-R main dish, S-Z dessert.


Autocrat: Michael O'Foghladha, (831) 240-6711,


Site Information: 
Start Time: 
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Site Fee: 

Public Transportation: BART to SF Montgomery Street Station.  Exit to Market Street.  Take 5 Fulton Bus West to Ocean Beach, and exit at 47th.

From the North Bay: Take US-101 S (signs for US-101 S/San Francisco). Take exit 438 (Park Presidio) to merge onto CA-1 S toward 19th Avenue. Turn right at Fulton Street.          

From the East Bay: Take I-80 W toward San Francisco. Take exit 1B to merge onto US-101 N toward Golden Gate Bridge. Continue onto Octavia Boulevard. Turn left at Fell Street. Turn right at Shrader Street. Turn left at Fulton Street.

From the South Bay: Take I-280 N toward San Francisco. Continue onto CA-1 N/Junipero Serra Boulevard (signs for 19th Avenue/Golden Gate Bridge). Continue onto Junipero Serra Boulevard.  Turn left at Sloat Boulevard. Slight right to stay on Sloat Boulevard. Turn right at Great Highway. Turn right at Fulton Street.

From Fulton: At 47th turn South into Golden Gate Park.  The Archery range is 300 feet beyond 47th and Fulton intersection.

Note: Crossbows, non-service dogs, alcohol, & smoking prohibited (city law). Free parking along Fulton, but public transport / carpools best. Police ticket those parking on grass in GG Park along 47th.