Cry 'Havoc!', and let slip the dogs of war" (Shakespeare, Julius Caesar III.i)
Ansteorra, To Arms, To Arms!!!
Their Sable-Winged Excellencies, the Baron and Baroness of Raven’s Fort, invite the Crown and the populace of The Kingdom of Ansteorra to their lands for:
Southern Regional War College:
(In preparation for Gulf Wars XXIII)
February 14-16, 2014 at the Stones of Raven’s Fort in Huntsville, TX (V-Bar Ranch)
Come practice your martial skills for war! Classes and practice sessions will be held in chivalric, rapier, equestrian, siege, and archery events. Authorization marshals will also be on site for your authorization needs. Classes will also be held on non-combatant subjects (e.g., A & S documentation). For questions about classes, and to submit a proposal to conduct a class, please contact the individual coordinator for that event. Contact Sarah Rois or Simha to teach non-combat classes.
No feast will be served at this event. Please plan accordingly. Tavern-keepers are graciously invited to purvey their goods on site.
The Stones of Raven’s Fort site will open at 5:00 pm on Friday and close at1:00 pm on Sunday.
Gate will be open from 5:00 pm Friday to 12:00 am Saturday, then re-open from 7:00 am to 2:00 pm on Saturday.
All attending must sign in either at the gate or with the Event Steward after Gate closes on Saturday.
Everyone must have their site token with them at all times.
Site Fees: Adult (18+): $10.00 ~ Teens (12−17): $8.00 ~ Kids (6-11): $5.00 ~ Children 0−5: Free
Family Max: $30 ~ Non−Member Surcharge is $5.00
Please make checks payable to “SCA Inc., Barony of Raven’s Fort”
To get to the Stones of Raven’s Fort:
(30d 39' 10.02" N, 95d 26' 24.27" W)
Take I−45 to Huntsville, Texas. Go east on U.S. 190 through town. Turn right onto FM 2929 (south). After crossing FM 2296, go past the railroad tracks & around a long curve. Immediately after crossing the low concrete bridge turn left into the gate of the V−Bar Ranch & the Stones of Raven’s Fort... look for the SCA signs.
Minors must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. They may also attend with a 21 year or older adult with a signed and notarized Minor Event Waiver Form from the parents. The Stones of Raven’s Fort is a primitive site with barrel water and Port−a−Cans. Please bring your own drinking water. Campfires will be allowed if weather permits.
Pets are allowed on leashes with written proof of current rabies vaccination. Pets are not to be left unattended. Horses must show written proof of negative Coggins Test. Posted site rules & mundane laws will be enforced. You must be 21 or older to drink alcohol. Merchants are more than welcome.
War College Schedule
7:00AM Site Opens
9:00AM Morning Court
After Court: Armored: Authorizations will begin.
Rapier: Melee Classes from 9am-12pm
Equestrian: Warm ups & Authorizations
Combat Archery: TBA
10:00AM Target Archery: Range will be open for Clout, Speed, and “Fun” target ends. Also - recording scores for Royal Rounds, IKAC, and the current Society Seasonal Archery Challenge (SSAC).
Siege: Siege Authorizations Begin
Armored: Warm Ups - on 1/3 on 2 drills led by Ysfael
[10:30AM - 12:00PM] Limited front Melee training (bridge battle, castle battle, etc.) / Shield charge/receive charge class by His Majesty
12:00PM Break for Lunch - Black Unicorn Tavern Open
12:30PM Armored: Spear rundown/evasion class by Gaston
Rapier: Melees from 12:30PM - ??PM
1:00PM- ??PM Equestrian: Mounted Melee Tournament Practice from 1:00PM - ??PM
Armored: Open Field Melee’s with Combat Archers. Post Melee’s fighters class and multiple smaller classes to be named.
Noncombatant Class [1:00PM]: Viking and Anglo Saxon Jewelry Stamping By Master Peter
Noncombatant Class [2:00PM]: Documentation Nuts and Bolts By H.E. Mistress Charla
6:30PM The Bloody Stump Tavern Open
Lady Sarah Rois Netterville (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Lady Simha bint Yusuf (email@example.com)
OR Mail any questions or concerns to: Barony of Raven’s Fort, PO Box 7275, Huntsville, Texas 77342-7275