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Castle Wars 2017 (South Downs)

November 16 - November 19


Castle Wars 2017

November 16-19, 2017
McIntosh Reserve Park
1046 W McIntosh Circle
Whitesburg, GA 30185

Event fee Member Non-Member
Weekend Day Trip Weekend Day Trip
Pre-reg before Nov 10 $21 $10 $26 $15
At the door $24 $12 $29 $17

No feast, travelers fare or breakfast this year due to lack of facilities on site (sorry!).

To pre-register, fill out this preregistration form (make checks payable to “Barony of South Downs, SCA, Inc.”) and mail to:

THL Mathias Blackett (MKA Ben Coffee)
1074 Sunny Field Lane
Lawrenceville, GA 30043


Site opens at 4:00pm on Nov 16th – Site closes at 12:00pm on Nov 19th.

If you plan to bring animals, please review the Baronial Animal Rules. Please note that there is a $3 per day fee for horses that is imposed by the site.

A Meridian Order of the Blade invitational tourney is being planned for this event.


Artisan’s Row

We have five tracks of Arts and Sciences activities at Castle Wars 2017. Please see this page for details on Artisan’s Row.

Staff

The Autocrat is Lord Piers Simmons (twarsmith AT gmail DOT com).

The complete staff list can be found here.

You can volunteer to help at Castle Wars by signing up here!

You can volunteer for a Troll shift at Castle Wars by signing up here!

Schedule

THURSDAY

4:00pm Troll Opens
Midnight Troll Closes

FRIDAY

Friday Artisan’s Row Rapier Fighting Heavy Fighting Equestrian Archery
8:00am Troll Opens Field open
(while marshals
are present)
9:00am Range set up
10:00am Beginning Blackwork

Basic Handtool Use

Forging an early
period fire steel

Scriptorium opens

Field open
(pickups)
10:30am General Practice

Royal Rounds

11:00am Embody your Persona

Make & Take
6 Panel Chest

Early period
Firesteels &
how to use them

12:30pm Blacksmithing
in the Viking Age

Open metalworking
workshop

1:00pm Beginning
Leather Tooling

Stone Soup
for Saxons

Open Riding Card Shoot
2:00pm Forged socketed
Bodkin point
arrowhead
Armor inspection Open Riding
3:00pm Make & Take
One-board Chair

Open metalworking
workshop

Knight bowling Open Riding
3:30pm Forge closes General Practice

Royal Rounds

4:00pm Scriptorium closes
5:00pm Risk Management
class for
ground crew
Range closes
7:00pm Armor inspection

Sign up for Playing
of the Prizes

7:30pm Playing of the Prizes Armor inspection
8:00pm Friday night fights
(with theme music)
1:00am Troll Closes

SATURDAY

Saturday Artisan’s Row Rapier Fighting Heavy Fighting Equestrian Archery
7:00am Troll Opens
9:00am Armor inspection

Authorizations

Armor inspection Risk management
class for
ground crew
Inspections
10:00am Evolution of
Brewing Yeast

Chip Carving

Forging an early
period fire steel

Types of Fires
for cooking

Defender of the
Marches
Rapier Tournament
Melee
scenarios
begin
Cavalry Drills

Riding Maneuvers

NANA’s
Snail Shoot
11:00am Honeycomb Pleat
Smocked Apron

Intro Relief Carving

Early period
Firesteels &
how to use them

Intro Calligraphy

Royal Rounds
11:00am Award Scroll
Layout
11:30am Iron Bow
Guild Meeting
Lunch
noon Royal Lunch
Split Arrow Meeting
Beginning
fire cooking
Meridian Order
of the Blade
Invitational
12:30pm Blacksmithing
in the Viking Age

Open metalworking
workshop

1:00pm Troll Closes Bardic
Improvisation

Intro Middle-East
Motifs in
Religious Works

Sion’s
Spider Shoot
1:30pm
King’s Lancer
2:00pm Pretty Parasols

So Your Group Wants
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Simple Machines

Forged socketed
Bodkin point
arrowhead

Stone Soup
for Saxons

Scribal Workshop

Melee practice
(with Wistric and
Lazarus Gauge)
King’s Huntsman
3:00pm Costuming
on a Budget

Open metalworking
workshop

3:30pm Legion of the
Bear Meeting
Forge closes
4:00pm Melee scenarios end

Field open for pickups

Rounds
IKAC Shoots
5:00pm Range Closes
5:30pm

Court

(at Their Majesty’s Pleasure)

9:00pm
Castle Wars party
(on the field)

SUNDAY

10:00am
Site Cleanup
noon
Site Closes

Land Map

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Details

Start:
November 16
End:
November 19

Organizer

Barony of South Downs
Website:
http://atlantasca.org

Venue

McIntosh Reserve Park
1046 W McIntosh Circle
Whitesburg, GA United States
+ Google Map
Website:
http://www.carrollcountyga.com/293/McIntosh-Reserve-Park