Known World Heraldic and Scribal Symposium 2019

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Hosted by The Barony of Coeur d'Ennui and the Canton of Axed Root

Date: July 5-7, 2019
Location: Des Moines, IA

Site Information

Holiday Inn & Suites - Des Moines Northwest
4800 Merle Hay Road
Urbandale, IA 50322

Hotel Reservations open!

Group Reservation Instructions:
Group Name: 2019 World Heraldic Symposium
Group Code: SCA
Reservations Deadline: June 6, 2019

To Reserve:
Call the hotel at: 515-278-4755 or 800-HOLIDAY (800-465-329)
Click to: and use the 3-letter code (SCA) above.

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Event Pricing

Adult Event Registration: $ 45
Adult Member Registration: $ 40
Youth (11-17): $ 20
Child (10 and under): free

Hotel Details:

The hotel is close to the interstate with parking for over 350 vehicles. There is a free airport shuttle to/from the Des Moines International Airport and any location within three miles of the hotel. Also included is free wi-fi access, a fitness center, pool, and hot tub. The hotel also includes a 24/7 business center with complimentary faxes, copies, and printing. Bennigan's is an on-site restaurant and bar that is also available for room service. The pool area is wheelchair accessible and an accessible pool lift is available. An ATM is located in the business center and a sundry shop within the hotel includes snacks, medicine, and fast meals. There is also a coin operated guest laundry facility on the 4th floor.

Standard rooms were renovated and updated in 2016, and all rooms include wi-fi, USB and charging outlets at both bed-stands and workstations, single-serve coffee makers, microwaves and refrigerators in every room, and ice on every floor.

Details of the Event Space:

The space has room for up to six classrooms, a dedicated scribal workroom, hospitality suite/common area with full sized refrigerator, merchant hall, space for visiting royalty, and a room for private meetings. All meeting rooms are in the lower level of the hotel, easily accessible by stairs or elevator.

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Proposed Schedule

Meetings and other activities as scheduled


  • Registration 5pm - 12am
  • Hospitality Room 5pm - 12 am (staffed, open 24/7)


  • Registration 8am - 3pm
  • Hospitality room open 8am - 12am (staffed, open 24/7)
  • Classes 8am - 5pm
  • Kingdom Court (possible) after 5pm
  • Post-revel/After Party (Hospitality Room) after 5pm


  • Laurel Roadshow
  • Scribal Roadshow

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Additional Programming

80/35 Festival in Downtown Des Moines: - Link to previous festival with line-up for example.

About 80/35: 80/35 is an annual two-day progressive indie and jam music festival in downtown Des Moines, Iowa. As many as 50 national, regional, and local bands perform on multiple stages, both paid and for free.

Salisbury House:
Salisbury House & Gardens in Des Moines, Iowa, is home to library, fine art, rare book, historic document, decorative art and musical instrument collections of international significance, as recognized by appraisers, peers in the museum field, rare book librarians and collectors, and prominent media outlets. Signed books and documents by Abraham Lincoln, Ernest Hemingway, James Joyce, Charles Dickens, Queen Elizabeth I, Joseph Smith, D.H. Lawrence and many others tangibly bring history to life.

Blank Park Zoo:
Blank Park Zoo is a 25-acre zoological park on the south side of Des Moines, Iowa near historic Fort Des Moines. The zoo is a member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums and is the only accredited zoo in Iowa.

Living History Farms:
Living History Farms is an interactive outdoor history museum which educates, entertains and connects people of all ages to Midwestern rural life experiences. Living History Farms seeks to re-create the daily routines of representative historical years by means of "living history" interpretation. To accomplish this, LHF constructs authentic simulations of typical historical farm sites and a small town from time periods that illustrate major changes in agricultural technology, procedures and rural life.

Science Center of Iowa:
Experience the Science-Surrounds-Us-All Actuality at this 110,000 square-foot creative lifelong learning center in the heart of Downtown Des Moines. By placing the power of learning in the hands of the visitor with interactive experiences for all ages, the emphasis at SCI is less on what to learn and more on how to learn.

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Event Staff

Co-Event Steward: Ldy Alexandra Vazquez de Granada (called Shandra)
Co-Event Steward: HL Zaneta Baseggio
Scribal Scheduler: Ldy Beatrix Bogenschutz
Heraldic Scheduler: Ldy Caitilin inghean Ui Lochlainn
Proceedings Editor: Ld Giovanni Loredan
Principal Herald Liaison: M Brigida von M√ľnchen
Hospitality Coordinator: Ldy Agnes von Heidelberg
Merchant Coordinator: M Kristine nic Tailleur
Gate: M Edward Blythe

Updates to the website

6-9-2019 Site Created

*Gold Falcon's Heraldic Seal used with permission of Calontir's Gold Falcon Herald.

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