Final announcements for Estrella XXIII

Friedrich Ethelred aus Schloss Trier Internal Publicity Deputy for Estrella War XXIII, has posted the final announcements for this year's War. Especially take note of regulations regarding camping, camp safety, fires and parking.

His Excellency writes:

Greetings Wargoers,

There are a couple new additions to the site rules. Please redistribute with widest dissemination.

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Your attention please, the following are the most resent changes to the site rules and are currently posted to the web site. These changes are very important and have been made in bold type. Please look them over and be aware that they will be enforced.

Camping
Camping is only allowed in designated areas as shown on the site map.

  • No camping allowed on the Target Archery Field.
  • See the autocrats, or the Land Coordinator(s) for a Principal Kingdom, if you are seeking a place to camp.
  • There is limited over-flow camping.
  • ABSOLUTELY NO CAMPING allowed off the main property/site. The surrounding properties are private land, and the law enforcement agencies will be notified.
  • Camps are to be left free of litter when you leave.
  • No digging, trenching or in ground fire pits.

Off Limits Areas/Gray Water

  • No one is allowed on or around railroad tracks, except to cross at designated points.
  • No playing in and/or around the canals. Please use the designated foot bridges for all traffic over the canals.
  • No dumping of any gray water or other debris into the canals or within any camping area. Gray Water tanks will be located at designated privy stations.

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The Kingdom of Atenveldt asks that everyone become familiar with the regulations, and that you remember that Estrella War is held on privately owned land, rented for the enjoyment of this event.

  1. Attendees must abide by all modern laws, SCA Corpora, Atenveldt Kingdom Laws, Estrella War XXIII Site & Safety Regulations; and the Gate Book Policies.
  2. Attendees must follow instructions given by authorized members of the War Staff, SCA officers, EMS & Law Enforcement officers - Violators of these regulations face immediate expulsion from the site without refund, and face the involvement of local law enforcement.
  3. Minors and their parents/temporary guardians are also subject to SCA restrictions as outlined in the "Kingdom of Atenveldt Policy for Addressing Transgressions by Minors at SCA Events". Minors and their parents/temporary guardians are also subject to the restrictions as outlined by the Kingdom of Atenveldt Policy for Curfew of minors at camping events.

The Fire-Marshall requires a minimum of a 2lb- ABC fire extinguisher OUTSIDE each tent in easy reach. We recommend also having one located by each 'kitchen' area, and fire pit.

Open Flames:
No open-flames allowed, except campfires.

  • All torches and lanterns must have a grill or mesh flue or be enclosed in some manner to reduce sparks and embers.
  • No "Fire arts".

Camp Fires:
All fires must be "off-the-ground" a minimum of one foot with all embers contained.

  • Keep flammable liquids (including all alcohol) away from fires and other open flames.
  • ALL fires in camps must be kept reasonable, safe and attended. Unattended large campfires may be cause for expulsion from the event.
  • No bonfires are permitted.
  • Ashes must be cold to the touch to be placed in an ash can.
  • Fire pits must have a total fuel area of 3 feet or less in diameter and 2 feet or less in height (County Clean Air Regulation).

Please read the explanation of parking regulations in the gate book to avoid being towed.

Fire lanes and roads must be kept clear at all times!

  • Unattended vehicles parked in a fire lane, in a camp, on a grass area, or without proper pass will be towed.
  • ALL vehicles, regardless of passes, must be parked completely clear of lanes/roadways.
  • NO vehicles may be parked in the main field areas, identified no parking areas, or on the roads along the campsites. ALL vehicles must be parked in designated parking spaces.

Off Limits Areas/Grey Water

  • No one is allowed on or around railroad track, except to cross at designated points.
  • No playing in and/or around the canals. Please use the designated foot bridges for all traffic over the canals.
  • No dumping of grey water or other debris anywhere on site but especially not into the canals. Grey Water tanks will be located at all privy stations. Trash and ash receptacles will also be provided.

Various special events are currently scheduled from Thursday through Sunday. Please check the gate book for which events you wish to attend. Don't miss the Roses Cancer Archery Tournament on the archery field Thursday from noon to 2 PM or the Fifth Annual Queen's Equestrian Tournament at the equestrian arena on Sunday at 3 PM.

There are also multiple facilities available off site. Including but not limited to banks, hotel/motel accommodations, grocery stores, restaurants, and liquor stores.

Please review all the site rules at http://www.estrellawar.org/SiteRules/tabid/360/Default.aspx and have a safe war.

Respectfully submitted,

Friedrich Ethelred aus Schloss Trier
Baron to the Court
Estrella War XXIII Internal Publicity