News

  • In-Person activities suspended until Jan 21

    In-person in An Tir are suspended for 10 days; see below.

    Our Financial Committee & Business Meeting, scheduled for Tuesday, January 11, will proceed via Zoom.

    Zoom link for the Financial Committee & Business Meeting: tiny.cc/dxoasz

    The Zoom meeting will open by 6 pm, and the meeting itself traditionally begins around 6:30 pm. The Zoom meeting will remain open afterward; feel free to hang out and chat!

    Greetings AnTir,

    An individual who attended 12th Night on Saturday January 8th, 2022 has tested positive for Covid-19. They were vaccinated and wearing a mask at the event. This announcement is to inform those who attended the event and the Kingdom as a whole. We encourage those who were at the event to get tested for Covid-19 and avoid contact with others until the test results are received.

    The Kingdom’s in-person activities will be suspended for 10 days. The Kingdom can resume activities on January 21, 2022.

    If you do test positive, please report this information to the Kingdom Seneschal. Thank you!

    Attia Prima, OP
    Kingdom Seneschal, An Tir

    Originally posted here:
    https://antir.org/announcements/covid-positive-test-result-at-12th-night-all-activities-suspended-for-10-days/

  • Activities on hold until January 6, 2022

    From the An Tir Kingdom Seneschal:

    In consultation with the Her Majesty Helene and in light of the rising virus cases all official SCA activities will be on hold until January 6, 2022. Please enjoy your holidays.

    Originally posted here:
    https://antir.org/announcements/activities-on-hold-kingdom-of-an-tir-until-january-6-2022/

  • No December 21 & 28 social & fight practice

    Posted on behalf of our Seneschal:

    The Dragon’s Laire social & fight practice is canceled for December 21 and December 28, 2021.

    Please stay warm & safe, and see you in the new year!

  • The Return to In-Person Activities!

    Dragon’s Laire returns to in-person activities and events on November 2nd with Social, Armored and Rapier fight practices, and the Finance and Business meetings!

    For more information please carefully review the ‘In-Person Activities and Events‘ page:
    https://dragonslaire.antir.org/wordpress/in-person-activities-and-events/

    If you need clarification of the policies, please email the Seneschal at dragonslaire.seneschal@antir.org

    If you would like to engage in discussion of the necessity of the policies and procedures and their requirements, emails should be sent to one of the following Officers:
    – the Kingdom Seneschal, Prima Attia at seneschal@antir.org OR
    – the Board of Directors President, Duke John the Bearkiller, at president@sca.org OR
    – the Society Seneschal, Mistress Elasait ingen Diarmata, at seneschal@sca.org OR
    – the Antir Ombudsman, Sir Jibril al-Dakhil, at dfongfrederick@director.sca.org

    In Service,

    Furia Dommitia, Seneschal
    Ciar ingen Fiachnae, Deputy Seneschal
    Máenach na Cailled, Webminister

    Masks

    Masks are required indoors for everyone age 3 and up.

    Masks are recommend outdoors.

    Masks are NOT required while in active combat.

    Masks are NOT required while eating or drinking. BUT you should stay in one spot, no roaming, and socially distance.

    COVIDSafe Proof of Vaccination or Negative COVID19 Test

    A government issued photo ID for all adults is required when showing proof.

    Proof of COVID19 Vaccination Status OR Negative Test results for adults and children age 12 and up are required.

    Updated Food and Drink policy

    Communal vessels, such as 5 gallon coolers or electric water kettles, are allowed. Shared water bottles and cups are still not.

    Food or snacks in single serving packets are encouraged! New rules for food cooking and serving have been posted and require a mask and gloves.

  • New Policy re: COVID-19 Vaccines & Testing

    All who participate in Dragon’s Laire activities or wish to do so: take heed!

    Our Kingdom and our Society have announced new policy regarding COVID-19 Vaccines and testing. This policy will affect all in-person activities and events, indoor and outdoor.

    Of particular note, from the Kingdom post:

    We will be applying this policy in An Tir. This implementation will occur in phases, and you can expect updates regarding this requirement.

    Details regarding the Dragon’s Laire implementation of these policies are being discussed and will be announced soon.

    The words of our Kingdom Seneschal can be found here:
    https://antir.org/announcements/regarding-the-new-policy-from-society-re-vaccines-or-testing-requirement/

    The words of our Society Seneschal can be found here:
    https://www.sca.org/news/covidsafe-proof-of-fully-vaccinated-status-or-negative-covid-test-policy-resolution/

    Additional detail can be found in this Frequently Asked Questions list, also from the office of the Society Seneschal:
    https://www.sca.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/COVIDSafe-Proof-of-Vaccination-or-Negative-COVID-Test-Policy-FAQs.pdf