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March 17, 2016 @ 8:00 am - March 20, 2016 @ 5:00 pm UTC+0
Olde Virginia Primitive Rifleman
Spring Rendezvous 17-20 March 2016, in Historic Surry County, near Bacon’s Castle
Booshways: Rita Simmerman & Cindy Neel, Sequndos: Candace Schafer-Southard & Stephan Southard, Scribe: Barbie Wright
Primitive and modern camping areas. Firewood provided and spring water on site. All clothing and camp equipment in primitive areas must be pre-1840. Please visit our NEW website www.ovpr.org for camp rules, registration forms, fees, and other valuable information.
Competitive Events: Woods Walk, Pistol, Smoothbore, Hawk and Knife, Archery, Ladies Match, Juniors Matches, and Scribe’s Blanket Match. Range times will be on Friday and Saturday. Prizes in each event, as well as Men’s and Women’s Grand Aggregate, to be awarded Saturday evening.
Social Events: Ladies Social, Children’s Games, and in each evening Music, Singing, Games, Dancing, and Beverages at the Tavern. Bonfire (weather permitting).
Traders’ Row: Primitive Traders welcome at no extra charge. No charge for blanket traders.
!!NEW!! Potluck Camp Dinner: Saturday evening beginning at 5:00pm. BBQ Chicken will be provided to all camps. We would love for all to join the pot luck so please plan to bring a side dish or dessert to share and enjoy a camp dinner together. Bring your eating utensils and a chair and join in the camp camaraderie.
!!NEW!! Awards Ceremony: Following Camp Dinner on Saturday evening approximately 6:00.
!!NEW!! Gate Hours: Note gate hours are the ONLY times when vehicles will be permitted in the camp area. Please plan your arrival to coincide with these hours. Enter slowly, unload quickly, and move your vehicle to parking area as soon as possible. Thursday and Friday: Open at 7:00 AM and close at 7:00 PM.
Saturday: Open at 8:00 AM and close at 10:00 AM.
Visitors Hours: Saturday 9:00 AM till 4:00 PM
Sunday: Vehicles will be allowed in camp beginning at 7:00AM.
!!NEW!! Registration Shack Hours: All medallions and tent ribbons must be picked up during those hours. With pre-registration you receive a discounted fee and your competitor’s number emailed to you in advance.
Thursday: Opens at 9:00 AM and closes at 3:00PM
Friday: Opens at 9:00 AM and closes at 5:00PM
Saturday: Opens at 8:00 AM and closes at 10:00AM