Southern War Practice and A & S Symposium

The Bells of St. Francis ring out, beckoning all to a day of study under learned scholars. Classes will be offered in a variety of subjects and tracks. A complete listing of classes and activities is available on the website, which will be updated as changes occur.

His Majesty Cuan has graciously agreed to run the War Practice. Fighters will have their last chance to authorize before Pennsic as well as the opportunity to practice war and melee tactics. A number of different practice scenarios will be available.

If you would like to teach a class, please contact the autocrat, Julianna Fiorentini

Cost is $5 for members, $8 for non-members.
Teacher discount: teaching one class - members $2 off site fee, two or more classes, free of charge (non-members must still pay non-member surcharge).
Children 17 & under $3.

Site is Francis Marion University, Florence, South Carolina, and will be open from 9:00 am until 6:00 pm. No alcohol, no pets, no live steel.

Hotel: Holiday Inn Express - Florence, SC I-95 at Hwy 327 (exit 170). (843) 629-9779. Offers King, Queen, and double Queen rooms. Group rate is $74 per night. This is the hotel nearest the site. There are a number of additional hotels at exit 164 and 160 with varied rates (contact the autocrat for details).

Directions: Take your best route to I-95 near Florence, SC. Take exit 170 onto Hwy 327 south toward Florence (if traveling from the North, turn Left; from the south, turn Right). **You will see the hotel on the left. Proceed on Hwy 327 to the 2nd stoplight (5.4 miles from the exit), and turn LEFT onto Hwy 76/301. Proceed 1.7 miles to the next stoplight, and turn RIGHT onto Francis Marion Road. Proceed 0.3 miles, and turn LEFT into Gate 3. Take an immediate Right into Parking Lot B. The building will be directly across the street. Walk past the brick building (McNair Science Ctr) to the glass Leatherman Science Building, where you will see Troll. *** For unloading &/or handicapped parking: Proceed straight past lot B and past the traffic circle. The Leatherman Building will be on your right. At the far end, there will be a drive for unloading (15 minute limit). Handicapped parking will be located just past the unloading drive. SCA signs will be posted (by Luqman, the magnificent!).

Baroness Julianna Fiorentini, Autocrat