Activities

Key Activities at Great Western War

  • Battles Theme – This year, GWW is focusing on Battles That Changed the World
  • Heavy Weapons / Armored Combat (SCA Hard Suit) – Fighting over several days: both large battles and tournaments; opportunities for archery and siege weapons
  • Rapier (SCA Fencing) – Fighting over several days: both large battles and tournaments
  • Equestrian – Activities over several days: Games and challenges, staged “castle siege,” and other activities
  • Thrown Weapons (target only) – Challenges and games
  • Archery – both Battle and Target scenarios over several days (and some evenings)
  • Hound Coursing (dog courses) – Over several days
  • Youth Combat – Activities over several days: Games and challenges
  • Arts and Sciences – Workshops and classes over several days: both hands-on and lecture series learning opportunities, including a track of classes especially for children and youths
  • Merchants – Many shopping opportunities, both hard goods and food court
  • Volunteering – Amazing opportunities to get involved and help make the event happen