Border Wars North War Faire

To Arms! To Arms! There have been rumors of unrest and raids in the lands along Selviergard's northernmost borders! It has come time to march in defense of our lands! Sharpen your swords, make ready your armor! For on June the sixteenth we march North to the battlefield of Tolsona.

Tolsona Campground, Glennallen, AK
June 16 & 17, 2007

Not only fighters, but all of the populace are encouraged to come and display their bravery, valor and skills. War Points will be awarded for more than just armored combat!

The following A&S competitions will be held:
(Documentation is a plus but not a requirement)

  • Goblet Cover
  • Period Camp Cooking
  • Most Period-looking Camp Repair Kit – contents and container (sewing, armor, tent, 1st aid, etc)
  • War Banners
  • "Bling" beaded jewelry
  • Rings in any mode
  • Brewing – ales and meads

And for Ladies only – Kitchen Wars! Here's your chance to strut your stuff on the field! Weapons will be Boffer Kitchen Utensils... ladles, knives, rolling pins, spatulas, pot lids for shields... extra points if you make it yourself. Weapons must be padded, wrapped with pink duct tape and must pass the Marshal's inspection.

Children will have their own competitions as well. PARENTS TAKE NOTE! The Campground is located next to Tolsona Creek. Children will not be allowed to play in the creek unsupervised by an adult or near-adult. Please monitor them at all times.

There is NO site fee, but donations will be gratefully accepted! Site opens at 5 pm Friday the 15th, closes at 5 pm on Sunday. Bring your own foods and beverages as there will be no food provided. Campsites are $15 each, RV hook-up site - $24; the base rate is for a site with 2 people, additional campers at $2.00 each. Make your reservations directly to Tolsona Campground by phone, snail mail or email (see below).

Tolsona Wilderness Campground, Mile 173 Glenn Hwy, P.O. Box 23, Glennallen AK, 99588 (three hours from Anchorage, four from Fairbanks), phone: 907-822-3865, The campground has a website with full details at Directions: Take the Glenn Highway North from Anchorage to Mile 173. From Fairbanks take the Steese Expressway South to Richardson Highway, turn right onto Glenn Highway to Mile 173, Camp is ¾ mile back. Signs will be posted.

Autocrat: Heleyne de Aveberia (Barb Smith) Location:
Barony of Selviergard (Glennallen, Alaska)