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

Great Western War XVII

Oct 8-13, 2014

The theme for this year's Great Western War is
The Art and Pageantry of War.

Equine Pre-Registration has been extended to Sept 17, 2014.

After much consideration it has been agreed by the Equestrian Stewards and the KEO that All Horses MUST BE pre-registered with the EQMIC by Sept 17, 2014. If your horse(s) are not pre-registered, your horse will not be allowed onsite, no exceptions. (Human Pre-Reg is encouraged but not required.) ACCEPS (online payments) will NOT be extended beyond August 31, 2014. The extension applies to horses only, not people. Anything post-marked after September 17, 2014 will be returned to sender. Please contact the Equestrian Stewards or Main Stewards with any questions you may have.

Registration forms are found on the Equestrian page.

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Pre-Registration and Land Allocation is open
April 1 through August 31, 2014.

Step One: Info   Step Two: Pay

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.

Site Location

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.

Key Activities and Features

Finding the Site

Great Western War is held at
Buena Vista Aquatic Recreational Area, 13601 Ironbark Rd, Taft, CA 93268

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.


Finding GWW
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