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Winter War

March 21, 2014 to March 23, 2014
Borealis

Edmonton, AB

Autocrat: Divera della Cava device7268OP

Winter War

March 21- 23, 2014

 

Barony of Borealis

Edmonton, AB

 

Hear the Battle Cry of War!  Borealis asks you, “Are you friend or foe?”

 Join the Barony of Borealis in a day filled with martial combat and other activities as we go to War. 

War points will be awarded in Heavy, Rapier, Archery, Arts & Sciences and Bardic competitions. Young people’s events, including a youth combat practice will also contribute to war points. Details on scenarios will be posted on the lists.

 

SCHEDULE:

 

9:00am – 11:00am                  Archery

10:00 am                                  Rapier Armour Inspection

11:00am – 1:00 pm                 Rapier War

1:00 pm                                    Youth Armoured Combat Practice

1:00 pm                                    Heavy Armour Inspection

2:00 pm – 5:00pm                   Heavy War

5:30pm                                     Pot Luck Dinner

7:30pm                                     Court

After court will be Dancing & Socializing …until the wee hours!

During the day A&S and Bardic activities will be happening for War Points. 

There is also be Family Activities happening in the Family Activities Tent.

Note:  If you are planning to attend Winter War and are bringing any children that don’t rightfully belong to you please make sure that you bring the necessary authorization forms with you as entry without them will NOT be permitted.  Please review the An Tir website for the PDF fill & print forms. http://www.antir.sca.org/Pubs/forms/#waivers

 

The Winter War feast will be POTLUCK!

Every family group or individual who wants to be part of this feast is asked to bring something to share. To avoid having too much of one kind of food and not enough of another we suggest you choose a dish according to the first letter of your modern surname:

 

A - G   - Bread and spreads (butter, cheese, hummus, etc.)

H - M  - Salads and veggies

N - S  - Rice, pasta, pickles, nuts, dried fruit

T -  Z  - Desserts

 How much food? Imagine that no one else brought any food and you (or your group) had to make do with the food you brought. Would there be enough to satisfy you? If the answer is "yes" then that's enough food. (In the past the guideline has been "bring enough for 4-6 servings" which also works but assumes that a single person will bring as much as a family of six.)

What kind of food? Something that looks medieval if possible, but if it's a choice between yummy modern food or questionable medieval fare you know which one is preferred! Please make sure the food is "ready to serve" when it is brought to the buffet table.

The Borealis Culinary Guild will be providing hot meat dishes. There should be plenty for all!

   

 

Merchants are welcome however space is limited.  Please contact Galeana Machiavelli (Gail Baldwin)780-962-6547 or email creationsbygail@shaw.ca to reserve your place.


Event Steward: Divera della Cava  (Jackie Rudyk) rjrudyk@shaw.ca


Fees: Adults $15.00, youth 12- 17 $7.00, children under 12 free.  A $5.00 NMS applies to all adults who do not have proof of Membership.  Make cheques payable to SCA-Barony of Borealis. 

 

Site:  Wetaskiwin Drill Hall, 4513-50 Avenue, Westaskiwin, AB T9A 1L2

Site opens at 7:00pm Friday and closes at 10:00am Sunday.  Showers are available on site. Free overnight camping Friday & Saturday night- There is no extra charge for overnight camping but some assistance with set-up and clean up is expected. (Take down at 8:00am each morning)

 

 

Directions:  From North or South Hwy 2, turn off on Hwy 2A into Westaskiwin.  Turn east on 50 avenue, go about 1.5km to the Exhibition Grounds.  From East or West take Hwy 13 into town turn South on 56 street (Hwy 2A) and follow above directions.

Site Info:
Name: Wetaskiwin Drill Hall
4513 - 50 Street
Westaskiwin, AB T9A 1L2

Directions to Site:

 

Directions: From North or South Hwy 2A into Wetaskiwin. Turn east on 50th Avenue, go about 1.5km to the exhibition grounds. From East or West take Hwy 13 into town turn south on 56 Street (Hwy 2A) and follow above directions



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