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Turks in Transylvania!

November 13th – 17th, 2014

Fort Huachuca, Wren Arena, Arizona (See Pictures of the Site Below)

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The best little war in the Kingdom of Atenveldt is back for its 16th year! Their Excellencies of the Barony March of Mons Tonitrus and the Barony of Tir Ysgithr invite you to come join in the excitement of Turks in Transylvania, at a NEW SITE!

In 1417, the Ottoman Turks conquered Walachia and forced the Prince to agree to pay tribute to the Sultan. After the Prince’s death, successive leaders failed to take the area back. That is, until Vlad Tepes was appointed Prince of Walachia in 1456. Thus began a campaign to clear the Turks out of Walachia, Transylvania, and other surrounding kingdoms. Legend has it that Prince Vlad captured the Sultan and his men, impaled them on wooden stakes, and left them. Soon after, the new Sultan invaded Transylvania and drove Prince Vlad into exile in Hungary.

Who will win out in the war for Eastern Europe, Prince Vlad or Sultan Mohammed?

Join us at beautiful Wren Arena on Fort Huachuca to find out! There will be Archery, Heavy, and Rapier scenarios, Arts and Sciences classes, Youth activities, drumming and dancing, bardic, EQUESTRIAN, combat cookery, and all the usual fun you have come to expect and enjoy at Southern Crusades!

Her Excellency of Mons Tonitrus, Brigit, has volunteered to sponsor a competition for the encampment that best suits the theme of the event, so bring out your fancy lamps, carpets and pillows, or your spikes, castle walls, and bats!

On this web site you can see that we will have an array of challenging scenarios on the Heavy Combat battlefield, Rapier field, and the Archery field. There will be tournaments and competitions in fighting, cooking, dancing and drumming, the Bardic arts, and Helga Ball!!!

Classes for those seeking enlightenment in the Arts and Sciences of the Middle Ages, as well as demonstrations.

A Merchants Row for those of you seeking new and old items for purchase.  If you are interested in being a merchant please contact the Merchant’s Steward (see below).

Site opens Thursday, November 13th, 2014, at 8:00 AM for pre-registered attendees, 12:00 PM (noon) for attendees who have not pre-registered.

Site closes Monday, November 17th, 2014 at 12:00 PM (noon).

The Saturday Night Special Fee is for those coming up Saturday morning and staying the one night. For only $17 you can make your day trip into an overnighter and stay for the evenings festivities.



Adult members (18 and older): $30; Adult non-members: $35;  Youth (ages 5 – 17): $8; Children under 5: FREE.

Day Trip adult members: $12; Day Trip adult non-members: $17; Youth (ages 5 – 17): $8; Children under 5:FREE

Event Stewards:

Bannthegn Juliana la Caminante de Navarra, BMMT (Jeanette Fiori-Clemente) j.c.fioriclemente@gmail.com   520-508-7989 (No calls after 10PM please)

Lord Roberto de la Montana de Trinia, BMMT (Bobby Truelove) btruelove@cis-broadband.com

Site Stewards:

Lord Finnr Eiriksson – BTY (Eric Chalberg) finnrberkie@gmail.com

Lady Berkedei Kokosara – BTY (Jessica Sorenson) finnrberkie@gmail.com

Merchant’s Steward:

Lord Seamus MacRiain – BTY (James “Jim” Wilcox) seamus_ancat@yahoo.com

DIRECTIONS: Follow I-10 E to AZ-90 S in Benson. Take exit 302 from I-10 E.  Continue on AZ-90 S

Main Gate (open 24/7):  Continue onto E Buffalo Soldier Trail. Turn right onto W Fry Blvd.  Continue onto Winrow Ave.  At Brainard Rd, continue onto Railroad Ave S/Squier Ave/Squire Ave S. Continue onto Allison Rd. Continue onto Lawton Rd.  Turn left onto Winrow Rd. At the traffic circle, take the 3rd exit onto Smith Ave.   Continue straight onto Johnson Rd . Continue onto Backer Rd. Continue onto Canelo Rd. Wren Arena is on the Left.

East Gate (open only Monday through Friday from 5 a.m. to 7 p.m.: Turn right onto Hatfield Street. Turn right on Smith Avenue.  Continue on Smith Avenue and keep right passing the traffic circle. Continue straight onto Johnson Rd . Continue onto Backer Rd. Continue onto Canelo Rd. Wren Arena is on the Left.


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