GIANTS AWAKENING VI Dorion, ON Aug 10-14 2016
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Author:  Antoinette [ Tue Dec 01, 2015 3:54 pm ]
Post subject:  GIANTS AWAKENING VI Dorion, ON Aug 10-14 2016

Thunder Guard would like to invite you all to GIANTS AWAKENING VI!
sixth year we have been running our Canadian belegarth Event. We really hope that more of you can make it up here to join us! This year the whole event will be catered by the lovely Rhiannon. Please see the rough meal plan below.

Dates: Wednesday August 10th 2016 to Sunday August 14thth 2016

Event Fees:

$20 Canadian or America Pre-Reg
$25 Canadian or American at Troll

Please send pre-reg to via PayPal.
Please Send
Mundane Name, Fighting Name, Unit, Realm and Catered or Not Catered
Pre-Reg Ends June 27th 2016.

Time: We welcome you to roll in on Thursday August 10th after 3pm local time (EST) and be off at Noon (12pm Local Time) on Sunday
Location: 130 Dorion Loop Rd Dorion, ON (This is about an 1 hour outside of Thunder Bay)

- * All people attending the event will be feed Friday and Saturday. *

Feast plans if everything goes well:
Pancakes for breakfast
Pasta for dinner
We will have a meat sauce and a vegetable sauce.
Persians for dessert

Eggs and bacon for breakfast
Pulled pork with some type of salad.
Still thinking of a vegetarian option.
Smores will be followed later that night with hotdogs to roast on the fire.

- If you have allergies please message Antoinette at [url][/url] or post on the Event Facebook.

Map Links:

Map to the Event Site from Trans-Canada Highway 11/14 West

Map from USA Border at Grand Portage to Event Site

Facebook Event:


In order to cross the American Canadian Boarder and come to this event you will need your passport, or passport card. For land travel you only need your passport card.

There is a airport in Thunder Bay. Its Airport code is YQT. Airlines that fly into the Thunder Bay International Airport are WestJet, Porter, United, and Air Canada. You require a passport book for air travel, passport cards are NOT valid for air travel.

General passport information can be found at:

Passport Card Information can be found at:
**Please Note that Passport Cards are less expensive then the traditional passport book BUT can only be use at land border crossings or sea ports-of-entry***

If you need your passport in a hurry:
If you need to renew your passport:

Where to find the closest passport office to you:


General Event Information

Wednesday 10
-Get here
-Set up
-Hang out

Thursday 11
-Weapons Check 10am

Friday 12
-Weapons Check 10am

Saturday 13
-Weapons Check 10am
- Swimming
-Tournaments OR Swimming
-Feast 7pm

Sunday 14
-Pack up
-Breakfast at the Hoito (11am)


Other Things We Do Know:
* There is a river just up the highway(freeway) that we can go swimming in if you want to. Its cold, but its awesome and I love it, so make sure to bring your swimming suites.
* The site is very child friendly
* The site will be build two outhouses for us to use
* The site owners are awesome and are around all of the time, they enjoy hanging out with us
* The site does have wifi
* The site is in rural Ontario, you can bring your dogs so long as they are tired up or on a leash
* The site is in rural Ontario, the nearest town is 20 miles away
* The site is in rural Ontario, there are bugs, so bring bug spray
* The site does have lots of trees but it get sunny and hot, so bring sunscreen
* There will be Persians
* The site is NOT DRY
* Alcohol costs a lot more than you will be use to in Canada, so please bring your own
* The drinking age here is 19
* The official word on what you can bring in with you is as follows: 1.5 liters (50.7 US ounces) of wine, including wine coolers over 0.5 percent alcohol, or 1.14 litres (38.5 US ounces) of liquor, or a total of 1.14 liters (38.5 US ounces) of wine and liquor, or 24 x 355 milliliter (12 ounce) cans or bottles of beer or ale, including beer coolers over 0.5 percent alcohol (a maximum of 8.5 liters or 287.4 US ounces).

Thunder Guard hopes to see you all soon!

If you have any questions please feel free to ask them here or PM Kodite (Devan), Hippo (Andrew), Maple ( Miranda) or Runa (Karri)

Author:  Rodan [ Tue Jan 26, 2016 12:43 am ]
Post subject:  Re: GIANTS AWAKENING VI Dorion, ON Aug 10-14 2016

My friends and I might try to do this instead of Gen Con this year!

I'm curious, how many people on average attend this event?

Author:  Antoinette [ Thu Apr 21, 2016 8:03 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: GIANTS AWAKENING VI Dorion, ON Aug 10-14 2016

Sorry this took so long to get back to you but its a small event we get between 20-30 people. However this year it looks like we will be having a jump in attendance.

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