Southern Crusades XIV
Quest and Conquest
November 8th- 12th, 2012
Winkelman Flats Campground, Winkelman, Arizona
Site opens Thursday, November 8th, 2012, at 8:00 AM for pre-registered attendees, 12:00 PM (noon) for attendees who have not pre-registered.
Site closes Monday, November 12th, 2012 at 12:00 PM (noon).
The best little war in the Kingdom of Atenveldt is back for it’s 14th year! Their Excellencies of the Barony March of Mons Tonitrus and their sister southern barony, the Barony of Tir Ysgithr, invite you to come join in the excitement at Winkelman Flats in Winkelman, AZ (see Directions below).
There will be conquests on the hardsuit (armored combat) battlefield, the rapier field, and the archery field.
Many other special quests and conquests will also be returning or starting up anew:
Classes for those seeking enlightenment in the Arts and Sciences of the Middle Ages.
An Archery Shoot, a quest to memorialize Lord Bertrand de Lacy through archery.
A Bardic Quest in search of laughter, sadness, and inspiration through song, music, poetry, and stories.
Combat Cookery, a quest for the best medieval cooking teams in the Kingdom.
The Torchlight Tourney(s), armored combat and rapier conquests in memory of Count Theo of Mightrenwood.
Merchants Row for those of you questing for new and old items for purchase (If you are a merchant and wish to merchant at Southern Crusades, please contact the Merchants Steward listed on the Event Steward List for more information. Packets must be postmarked no later than Wednesday, October 24, 2012)
…..and even Helga Ball for those ladies who can’t do without a few cabbage conquests.
ACCEPS Pre-registration is up and running at http://acceps.ansteorra.org/acceps_info.php
If you’re an SCA member, you can pre-register for the phenomenal price of: ONLY $20 for 4½ days of questing and conquesting fun! Pre-registration ends Wednesday, October 24, 2012 so don’t delay!
SITE FEES: Adult members (18 and older), pre-registered: $20; Adult members at-the-door (not pre-registered): $30; Adult non-members, pre-registered: $25; Adult non-members at-the-door (not pre-registered): $35; Day Trip adult members: $12; Day Trip adult non-members: $17; Youth (ages 5 – 17): $8; Children under 5:FREE; Family Site Fee (2 adults, 2 or more children): $50; Non-member Family Site Fee (2 adults, 2 or more children): $50 + $5 surcharge for each non-member adult
DIRECTIONS: From the South and East, take Interstate-10 “west” to Tucson, turn right (east) on Grant Rd., go to the next major light and turn left (north) on Oracle Rd. Follow Oracle Rd. (Highway 77) north approximately 68 miles to Winkelman, Arizona. When you see the Shell Gas Station/Minute Market on the left (west), turn right (east) and proceed down the off-ramp, then curve to the right down the dirt road to the to the Gate/Registration Table (shade pavilion) on the right (south)..
From the North and West take your best route to Phoenix, take Highway 60 (Superstition Freeway) east out of Phoenix/Tempe to Superior, Arizona, turn south on Highway 177, proceed to and through Winkelman, Arizona. When you see the Shell Gas Station/Minute Market on your right (south), proceed across Highway 77 and turn left (north) down the off-ramp on the other side, then curve to the right down the dirt road to the Gate/Registration Table (shade pavilion) on the right (south).