Society for Creative Anachronism (SCA) ** Kingdom of Caid ** Great Western War XVII - Oct 8-13, 2014

Special Events

Special Events Stewards: Baroness Ceridwen Killian, special_events@caid-gww.org

Special Events Schedule

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Special Events: Locations vary by Event
Time Thu Oct 10 Fri Oct 11 Sat Oct 12 Sun Oct 13
7-8 AM     Check-in for Brewing contest - A&S (to 9:30)  
8-9 AM     Check-in for Brewing contest - A&S (to 9:30)  
9-10 AM   Newcomer's Site Tour - start at HQ Check-in for Brewing contest - A&S (to 9:30)
Check-in for A&S contests - Grand Court
Newcomer's Site Tour - start at HQ
 
10-11 AM     A&S Peoples' Choice View and Vote - A&S Ladies of the Rose Valkyrie Tourney - Battlefield
11 AM-12 PM        
12-1 PM   St. George Pas d'Armes - Company of St George    
1-2 PM   Pas continued    
2-3 PM   Pas continued    
3-4 PM        
4-5 PM        
5-6 PM        
6-7 PM   Blackrune 30th Anniv Party - Indigo Rose/Blackrune encampment (starts at 6:30 PM) Grand Court starts  
7-8 PM Baubling - Dining Court Pavilion in Merchants   Grand Court  
8-9 PM     Known World Party - Caid Royal  
9-10 PM     Annual Taste of Great Western War - Dining Pavilion, Merchants  
10-11 PM     Taste of GWW continued  
11 PM-Midnight     Taste of GWW continued  

Special Events Detailed Information

Thursday, October 9, 2014

7 PM: Baubling Dining Court Pavilion in Merchants Row. Adult themed (R rated).

Friday, October 10, 2014

9 AM: Newcomer's Site Tour hosted by a Chatelaine of Caid, starts at the Headquarters Pavilion.
This walk is designed to help Newcomers learn the War site. It will begin at headquarters and tour the site by motorized chariots. Learn Camp etiquette and manners. Hear our "language of War." See the symbol for the "First Aide Station." Learn what the person in the blue baldric does. An overview of how to address Peers and Royals will be provided. Witness the battlefield. Open forum for question and answer.

12-3 PM: St. George Pas d'Armes, Company of St. George/La Familia encampment
The Company of St. George invites all combatants to partake in a grand feat of arms. Combat will include a grand melee, challenges at the barrier as well as traditional combat on foot. Here is an opportunity to wear your finest armor and display your arms on both sucrose and banner. This pas d'armes will be held in the customary manner, being contested solely for honor and renown, rather than for the base spirit of victory. Spectators, please join us in the gallery for an afternoon of pageantry! You may wish to bring a small supply of tokens (ribbons, buttons, cookies, etc.) with which to reward feats of excellence upon the field. Delicious refreshments will be provide for the fighters an gallery.

6:30 PM: Blackrune 30th Anniversary Party - Indigo Rose/Blackrune encampment.
You are cordially invited to join us in celebrating the 30th Anniversary of Balckrune. We will party from dusk to dawn at the Indigo Rose/Blackrune encampment. ID will be required at the bar.

Time TBA: Storybook Characters Party - Caid Royal.
Their Majesties of Caid invite you to dream big and create new garb or transform your existing garb using the colors and accessories of your favorite character from fiction, literature, popular culture, or theme park! Keep it period, and use a lot of "C" for "Creative" in the SCA! Look to this recent Kingdom of Altantia event for inspiration! (photo album on Facebook)

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Saturday, October 11, 2014

7-9:30 AM: Check-in for Brewing contest - A&S area
The Right Noble Brewers Guild of Caid is pleased to announce our Annual Multi-Kingdom Brewing Contest at Great Western War. Results and bottle return will be (hopefully) during the Taste of Great Western War from 9-11 PM. No more than six (6) entries per contestant, no more than two (2) per category per contestant. There will be a $3 charge per entry, CASH ONLY (no checks will be accepted).

9 AM: Check-in for A&S contests - Grand Court, A&S
Contests include (but are not limited to): Peoples' Choice Challenge, "I Made it at the War" (anything completed at GWW XVII), Unfinished Objects (UFO), Wool-to-Whatever (on-site) Competition.

9 AM: Newcomer's Site Tour hosted by a Chatelaine of Caid, starts at the Headquarters Pavilion.
This walk is designed to help Newcomers learn the War site. It will begin at headquarters and tour the site by motorized chariots. Learn Camp etiquette and manners. Hear our "language of War." See the symbol for the "First Aide Station." Learn what the person in the blue baldric does. An overview of how to address Peers and Royals will be provided. Witness the battlefield. Open forum for question and answer.

10 AM-3 PM: Arts and Sciences Contests, Peoples' Choice View and Vote - A&S

6 PM: Grand Court - Court pavilion in A&S.

~8:30 PM*: Known World Party - Caid Royal encampment
*starts immediately following Grand Court

9 PM-Midnight: Annual Taste of Great Western War - Dining Pavilion, Merchants area
The 14th Annual Taste of Great Western War is a chance for brewers, vintners, mead-makers, cordialiers, vinegrons, soda-creators, drink-mixers, and drink-drinkers to gather in one place and share their creations. It is a fine time to meet many talented brewers who live across the Known World, swap brewing stories and techniques, as well as tasting some of the finest hand-crafted brews. Everyone sampling alcoholic beverages MUST BE 21 years of age or older. We will be carding people at the door, so please bring a valid photo ID.

Time TBA: Wedding Ceremony - Lyondemere encampment

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Sunday, October 12, 2014

10 AM: Ladies of the Rose Valkyrie Tourney - Battlefield
This is a grand tournament in honor and chivalry, held in memory of Duchess Sir Kolfinna, where fighters are encouraged to display their best pageantry and skill. All present Ladies of the Rose (or equivalent) may sponsor one (each) belted and unbelted heavy weapons fighters, and one (each) scarves and un-scarved rapier fighters. If you have not secured a sponsor for this tournament, please attend to bear witness to the grace and prowess on display.

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