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Cattle Raids

August 21st 22nd and 23rd

Site to be open by 5:00pm and to close at 12:00pm (Noon) on Sunday.

Wet site with plenty of room to camp!


Located: Cass County Fairgrounds, 8430 144th St. Weeping Water, NE 68463 Driving Directions From the South: I-29 N to NE Hwy 2 towards Nebraska City & follow it to Highway US-75. Go North on US-75 to Nebraska 1 E and turn left (west). Go approx. 12 miles and turn left on 144th St. Site is on the Right.


Site Fee:
Adults $10
Children 13-19* $5
Children 12 and under Free
$5 surcharge for non-members
Make checks payable to “SCA, Inc., - Barony of Mag Mor”.

* Please keep in mind that age of majority is 19 in Nebraska.

Armored Combat --Vilhjálmr Hálftroll

Novice Tournament - No Kingdom level awards - Never won a tourney.
Bring Your Best Tournament
Viking Raid Senario - Raiding the village!
Assorted melees to follow Viking Raid

Cut and Thrust! --Killian Schermidore

Bring your best tourney.
Pick-up matches throughout the day with an additional melee if time and fighters are available.

Equestrian Activities

There will be no equestrian activities at Cattle Raids this year, due to circumstances beyond our control, sorry for the inconvenience.
PLEASE NOTE : All Horses require current Coggins and relevant Health Papers (for those coming from outside Nebraska ).
Everyone attending the event will be required to sign the Equestrian Waiver.

Canine Activities --Gerald Goodwine

Master Gerald will have canaine activities for those who wish to join him!

Archery & Thrown Weapons --Owain ap Bleddynellwyd

3 Targets based on Kings Company of archers shoots
Shooting into the Castle
Shooting out of the castle
Shooting into an arrow slit
Shooting out of an arrow slit
Shooting out of will be at Vikings in a ship
Shooting from the ground at Vikings in a ship
There will also be knife and axe targets

Ranges will be at 20’, 30’, 40’, 50’, 60’ and maybe at 70’.

A&S Show and Tell

Bring your projects and talk about them with others!

A&S Competition -- Gyda Glora

There will be an A&S Competition - Norse in any Medium.

Youth Activities --Vasilla Anastasiia Krasnaia Posadnitsa

Children's Activities for Cattle Raids
All activities will take place on Saturday, August 22
Choreographed by Mistress Vasilla Krasnaia

Activities will begin at 11:00 with an hour for lunch at noon to be taken with parents/guardians. 
Games will resume at 1:00 until 4:00. 
Snacks will be provided at 4:00 before dismissal in preparation for court.

Please have your child bring a cup with them to the games area. Water will be available from 11:00 to the end of snack time.

Children under the age of 5 must be accompanied and assisted by a responsible adult. Children under the age of 12 must have a parent sign them in at the MOY area.

Games to be played may include the following (check Gate for the official listing of games and times):

Viking raid (scavenger hunt)
Dragon Tails (similar to crack the whip)
Viking boats (complete with songs, paddling, and impromptu raiding)
Highland games appropriate to the age group/s participating
Spears and Boars

Celtic Knot Run (3-legged foot races)

Windmills-on-a-stick (craft project)

Viking snacks (snack crackers, cheese sticks, granola bars...please let the MOY attendents know of any food allergies before leaving your child with the play group)

Additionally, there will be scheduled open play time in which game props and pieces will be provided for children to create their own games and entertainment.

After feast, a story time will be provided for children who would like to gather with Vasilla for the telling of Viking tales.

As always, Vasilla welcomes the assistance of parents and guardians and those who are just young at heart to come and join in the fun. If you have a particular interest in volunteering as one of the MOY attendants for part of the day, please contact Vasilla at baronessvasilla@gmail.com.

Inn on Site --Gwyneth Espicier

The Inn will be available in the afternoon.
Inn in 4-H Building

Marinated pork and chicken grilled on skewers
Chick pea cakes (which are basically falafel)
Hard boiled eggs
Homemade flat bread
Veggie side dishes
Fruit or a sweet for dessert

Viking Feast - $10 Ticket

Cattle Raids Viking Invasion Feast
Roast Beef.
Wild Leaf Greens with Cheese.
Honey Whole Wheat bread
Kettle Worms.
Balls of meat
Peas in a bag.
Rye bread.
Buttery Turnip
Bread from Birka.
Pan Cake with Elderberries.
Please note that we have removed the soup and replaced it with buttery turnips due to season.




5:00 pm Site Opens
10:00 pm Troll Closes


8:00 am Troll Opens
12:00 Inn Opens
5:00 pm (or at Their Majesties pleasure) Court
7:00pm (or After Court) Feast


12:00 pm Site closes



10:00 Archery Opens
Closes at 4:30 or ½ hour before court

Armored Combat


9:30 Armor Inspections and Authorizations
10:00 Armored Combat Novice Tournament
11:00 Bring Your Best Tournament
12:30 Viking Raid Senario



8:00 in the main hall
3:00 A&S Competition

Canine Activities

11:00am at Canine Field

1:00 at Canine Field

Children’s Activities


11:00 am Children’s activities start in the Main hall.
12:00 pm Children’s activities halted for lunch.
1:00 pm Children’s activities resume till 4:00 pm
2:00 pm Childrens A&S

Cut and Thrust


9:30 Armor Inspections
10:00 Cut & Thrust Raid party
11:00 Bring Your Best Tournament
12:00 Break for Lunch
1:00 pm TBA


12:00 Open
2:00 Close

Event Steward
Lord Ffelix Aeskilson
Tarl Carpenter
P.O. Box 205
Cortland, NE
(308) 646-0540 goldshadow@hotmail.com
Co Event Steward
Chiara di Paxiti
Feast Steward
Mistress Thora Sigurdsdottir
(402) 659-6497
Please contact the feast steward before the
day of the event if you have questions or special
dietary requests.