Great Western War XVII
Oct 8-13, 2014
The theme for this year's Great Western War is
The Art and Pageantry of War.
Pre-Registration and Land Allocation
April 1 through August 31, 2014.
Bonus Land for Early Pre-Registration
Early Pre-Registration is defined as Payment Received through ACCEPS or Payment through the Mail Postmarked between April 1 and May 31, 2014. Paid registrations received or postmarked on or before May 31 will receive an additional bonus portion of land allocation. Adults will be allocated 350 square feet and Youths will be allocated 225 square feet as their total allocation for Early Registration. Payments received or postmarked between June 1 and August 31 will receive the standard allocations (250 square feet for adults and 125 square feet for youths).
What is Great Western War (GWW)?
Great Western War (GWW) is the major camping event in the Kingdom of Caid, SCA for Southern CA, Vegas NV, and Hawaii. The 16th GWW will to be held Oct 8-13, 2014. The event is held at Buena Vista Aquatic Recreational Area, 13601 Ironbark Rd, Taft, CA 93268. It is an easy drive over the hill (north of Los Angeles, over the grapevine I-5) to a lovely park where we have a large lakeside area all to ourselves.
Enjoy our wonderful site with green lawns, shade trees, lake breezes, and big blue skies at the Buena Vista Aquatic Recreational Area, 13601 Ironbark Rd, Taft, CA 93268. It is an easy drive over the hill to a lovely park where we have a large lakeside area all to ourselves.
Finding the Site
Great Western War is held at
Directions: (Approx 25 miles southwest of Bakersfield) From I-5 travel west on Taft Highway 119 (exit 244). [Go past the signs for "Buena Vista Recreational Area" -- Those signs will take you to the park "front" entrance, and you will have to back track and continue west on Hwy 119 to Golf Course Rd.] Turn left (east) on Golf Course Rd (5.1 miles). Turn left (east) on Ironbark Rd/Buena Vista Park. Proceed to the gate for check in. The GWW entrance will be located at the park's "back" entrance, not the main entrance off Highway 43.