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War College

Saturday February 1st, 2014
Napa, California

Come practice your SCA war skills before the spring war season starts up! This will be an event that focuses on getting the rust knocked off our war skills and getting new war fighters underway. Classes will focus on helping fighters gain the skills they need to advance as single war fighters and create units that will be effective in all situations. This will be a day full of fun for individual fighters, existing units and new units that are just learning to work together.

Facebook SiteWest Kingdom War College 2014

Autocrat: Anne of Bradford

The first half of the day will be classes, with war scenarios for both heavy and rapier fighters in the afternoon. See the Facebook site for class listings. Don't be late, we will be starting on time!

There will be a hot dog fundraiser to benefit the Equestrian Clinician's Travel Fund.

 

The second half of the day will be war games: 7-man teams competing in various war challenges, there is no rule against having more so you can swap out guys if some one gets tired or hurt. There will be many scenarios that will test each unit on their leadership skills and technical skills. 

More info: Each Unit will be scored on four aspects for EACH scenario they compete in.
1. Over all look of the unit (Do you just look like a thrown together band or an actual unit)
2. Is your unit ready to go?
3. Effectiveness and Cohesion as a unit
4. Over all victory

Please come join us in this opportunity! This will be a day full of fun for existing units and new units that are just learning to work together. Don't miss this opportunity to get feed back or start teaching the next generation of war fighters!

War College Classes

10:30 - Heinrich - Shield wall Confidence Drills (In armor)
10:30 - Sir Steven of Green Wood - Pike Drills beginner to advanced
10:30 - Sir Zaid - Short Spear work for war

11:30 - Sir Miles and Bucket - Shield and Spear two man teams (In armor)
11:30 - Sir Thorfin - Axe and short weapons work on the war field
11:30 - Sir Hauoc - Small Unit Tactics
11:30 - Sir Ajax - Time on Target
11:30 - Joel Schonbrunn - Archery - from start to kill

War Scenarios 

Open Field - No obstacles. One team each side
Bridge - 3 Man wide. One team each side
Castle - Small with one opening, many possible variations, to be determined on site. One team each side
Wheel - Each team starts on either side of the fence line, the goal is to get one of your team members to the object on the other side. One team each side.
Game - To be revealed, be prepared to need gauntlets and get your self in running shape. One team each side

Lunch - 
Donation lunch run by the West Kingdom Equestrians - Hot dogs and the fixings! 

A&S Classes

1:00 - Voice Heraldry - Kiffany
2:00 - Kitchen Logistics for Wars and Long Events - Anne of Bradford

Site Information: 
Start Time: 
9am to 5pm
Site Fee: 
Donation only. Waivers must be signed as usual. Park entrance Fee: Attendees must pay for parking as they enter the park. The cost to use the park is $5 for a car with up to 4 people ($1/head after that), payable at the park entrance.
Directions: 

From 80 East: Take the 37 W exit towards Napa. Get off at the CA-29/ Sonoma Blvd exit going towards Napa. Turn right at the bottom of the offramp. Continue for 7 miles until you get to a split. Take the Lake Berryessa/Downtown Napa exit to the right and continue for 2.5 miles til you get to Imola Ave. Turn right and the park entrance will be on the right hand side.

From 80 West: Take exit 39B to merge onto CA-12 W/Jameson Canyon Rd toward Napa/Sonoma. Go about 6 miles and turn right on to State Hwy 12/Napa/Sonoma. Continue until you get to a split. Take the Lake Berryessa/Downtown Napa exit to the right and continue for 2.5 miles til you get to Imola Ave. Turn right and the park entrance will be on the right hand side.