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The Thirty-fifth Year

Warlord Ascension VIII -- Wuduholt be Secg

September 15-17, 2000 (AS XXXV)

Rowdy Creek Campground,
Crescent City, CA

From The Page (September, 2000):

Has it been eight years already? Yes, and as long as we still have air left in our lungs, the Shire of Wuduholt be Secg will continue to choose our champion from the ranks on the battlefield as he or she rises above the rest in memorable glory and honor as the undisputed Warlord! Any warrior who thinks they are strong enough, brave enough and most importantly, stupid enough to be considered for this auspicious title, prepare for battle! And, lots of it! And as a bonus, the first 40 warriors of legal age who join us on the battlefield will receive a commemorative 16oz. can of "Warlords 8" malt liquor (I s-t you not!). Come join us in the very fair month of September for great weather and long days to accommodate the multiple war scenarios and contests. And we guarantee more fighting and less talking for all you war dogs out there - ITS ALL WAR, ALL DAY! This is the event to see what you're made of - can you handle fighting all day and reveling all night? If so, get your gear together and head this way!

Saturday evening will feature the choosing of our Warlord and a torchlight prize tourney, for the physically fit and mentally insane. It will be drawn weapons, so bring all your toys! West Kingdom Archery Conventions will apply to all missile combat An Tirian archers don't have to wear screen. Thistle missiles and 11/4" blunts only! Please bring small and specialized (i.e. combat legal beermug) weapons for tavern brawls. Nothing over 12 inches will be allowed, so please, please, please build something cool.

And for noncombatants, their will be activities and contests throughout the day: Northern Mountains and Summits Geography Contest, Heraldry Class for Smalls, Name that Armor Contest and Most Revitalizing After-Battle Meal. Also, there will be An Adventurous Quest for Mystical Treasure! Plenty of activity for all who attend!

The event will be at its annual site, which includes flat ground for comfortable camping, shady trees to relax under and a cool creek to swim in after a long day of fun-loving war. (Parents please watch children as there will be no lifeguard available.) There is a working well on site, but bringing drinking water is advised. (A Ray's Food Place is adjacent to the tumoff for supplies.) West Kingdom fire laws will be in effect. Parking will be tight, so please carpool if possible.

Site fee will be $5 per person, children under 10 only $2, 5 and under FREE. Da' Vikings will be "encouraging" everyone at the gate to donate a beverage for a raffle. With each donation you will receive a free raffle ticket for a chance to win and Da' Vikings' deepest appreciation. All beverages collected will be raffled off either as a whole or in lots, Saturday evening. All proceeds go to benefit the Wuddy War Fund for Siege Weapon Development. Tickets will be $1 each or $5 for six. Winners must be present to collect prizes or Da' Vikings will collect them for you!

Autocrat: Sir Thorkil Stormchaser (contact info omitted).

Description of this event (if any), taken from The Page, or from memory of at least one person who attended the event.

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