Stargate Investiture & Yule
Saturday, December 2, 2017
Resurrection Metropolitan Community Church
2025 W 11th Street, Houston Tx 77008

The Barony of Stargate request the honor of your presence at the investiture of its next Baronial leader and the final court of Their Excellences Master Robert and Mistress Cristyana. This event will be a day of Yule celebration and Stargate History! The Barony will also be choosing their next Bardic and Arts&Sciences Champions. We will also have a Yule Ball to celebrate the new Stargate heirs, so bring your dancing shoes.

A & S Championship:

The A&S Championship format will be a single piece or performance (i.e., dance) with documentation highly encouraged. Former Stargate Artisans are encouraged to assist Their Sentinel Excellencies in the selection of the next Stargate Artisan.

Bardic Championship:

Three rounds, bards' best, with extra points awarded for differing styles (song, poetry, prose, etc. One round needs to include the mention of Thistles or Ermine in the piece.

Get creative and enter our contest for Table Decorating


9:00 am Site Opens
A&S Championship - Set up entries
11:30 am - 2pm A&S Championship Judging begins
11:30 pm Classes Begin (details to follow)
Class Schedule
2:00 pm Bardic Championship starts
3:00 pm Choir Practice
3:30 pm Ball Begins
6:30 pm FEAST and merriment!
9:00 pm Site closes


Feasting is very important at Yule and this year will be no different as Lord Rolf will be creating a sumptuous feast. Feast reservations will close a week before the event. Please reserve feast to feastreserve at gmail dot com

Green beans
Vegetarian pottage (Vegan)
Chicken & Dumplings
Bread Pudding with Bourbon Sauce
Send me an email with your information confirming your attendance: feastreserve at gmail dot com

Ingredients lists will be provided for those with dietary and allergy concerns.

Site Information:

Site Fees: Adults: $19; Member discount $14; children 5-17: $7 (under 5 free); Family Max: $42.
Feast Fee: $8

Please make checks payable to SCA Inc., Barony of the Stargate.

DIRECTIONS TO SITE: The site is 2025 W. 11th Street, Houston TX 77008. Within minutes of the site are several hotels and motels and restaurants.

Site Rules: Site opens at 9 AM and closes at 9 PM. Minors must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian, or by an adult at least 21 years old with a signed & notarized Minor Event Waiver from the parents.

Event Steward and Bard Tract Coordinator
Lord Hywell Penbras
(Jeff Evans)
hywelpenbras at yahoo dot com
713-283-2911 (no calls after 8:30pm)

Head Cook
Lord Rolf Eoghan Greunwald
(Brian Bogue)


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News from the Barony

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Wordfame from Stargate Yule: Congratulations to Honorable Lady Ceara inghean mhic an Ghabhann as the newest member of the Order of the Sodality of the Sentinels of the Stargate, Honorable Lady Caitilin inghean Ronain ui Cheallaigh on her Star of Merit, and His Excellency Master Robert on his Augmentation of Arms.

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Read the latest message from the Baron and Baroness.

Congratulations to Lady Talia di'Grazia di'Amadore for becoming our newest Seneschal and to Lady Ingrid Bjornsdottir for joining Team Hospitaler

VIVAT to the new Stargate Champions: On December 2 at the 2017 Stargate Yule, Stargate chose two new champions: A&S: Her Excellency Mistress Cristyana Lambrecht andBardic: Master Don Brian O'hullium

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