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Provost Challenge

Hosted by: Shire of Coldedernhale

Start Date: 4/26/2013 Thru End Date: 4/28/2013 47
Oahe Downstream Group Lodge
20439 Marina Loop
Fort Pierre SD 57532

Planned Activities: Classes , Rapier Combat

All are welcome at Western Northshield's premier rapier event. The event focuses around a long tournament format designed to challenge advanced and new fencers alike!

Site opens at 5:00 PM Friday and closes 11:00 AM Sunday

Event Fees:

Site fee $10. Children under 14 free. $5 non-member surcharge applies. NO advance reservation is needed. No merchant fees. Checks payable to SCA - Shire of Coldedernhale

Park Fees:

The event is held in the Oahe Downstream State Park. The park entrance fee is $4 per person or $6 per car load per day.

Event Steward:

Ealdred of Malmesbury
Dawson Lewis
2311 Buffalo St
Pierre, SD 57501

The site is handicapped-accessible.


A lunch of Venison and Vegetarian stew, bread and cheeses is provided. There will be a pot luck for the evening feast. There are grills and full kitchen available for use.


Camping on site is free. The lodge has showers and flush toilets. There are camping cabins and regular camping sites available in the park. Reserve these through The site is 20 minutes from hotels.

There is plenty of Populace and Merchant Space. Activities available include fishing, swimming and hiking. There is a playground and boat ramps in the park.

The site is wet

Website URL:

Visit our website at or like us on Facebook “Provost Challenge” for maps and more details.


Friday Social/Bardic fire starting at 8:00 PM


9:00 am - Noon Practice and Authorizations
11:00 am - Noon Cut and Thrust practice
Noon - 1:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm Cut and Thrust tournament
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm Tournament
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm Pick-up fighting

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