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Inter-College War (ICW) is an annual event at which all the [[College]]s of [[Lochac]] meet for 4 days of [[camping]] (well actually indoors bunkhouses are usually provided), [[war]], [[drinking]], fighting, drinking, [[feasting]], drinking, fighting, tomfoolery... etc. Each year a different University hosts ICW, and it's generally held during the midsemester break - perfect timing for the middle of [[winter]]! It can be a very amusing event, very rowdy, and tons of fun. To give you some idea, think of a large congregation of university students from all across [[Australia]] in [[garb]] and [[armour]] attempting to recreate pre-[[16th century]], ultimately resulting in much entertainment, new friends, incriminating photos and an extraordinary hangover.
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'''Inter-College War (ICW)''' is an annual [[SCA]] [[event]] in [[Lochac]] at which all the [[College]]s of the kingdom meet for 4 days of [[camping]] (well actually indoors bunkhouses are usually provided), [[war]], [[drinking]], [[fighting]], drinking, [[feasting]], drinking, fighting, tomfoolery... etc. Each year a different University hosts ICW, and it's generally held during the midsemester break - perfect timing for the middle of [[winter]]! It can be a very amusing event, very rowdy, and tons of fun. To give you some idea, think of a large congregation of [[university]] students from all across [[Australia]] in [[garb]] and [[armour]] attempting to recreate pre-[[16th century]], ultimately resulting in much entertainment, new friends, incriminating photos and an extraordinary hangover.
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ICW began in June [[1994]], as a challenge between [[College of St Aldhelm|St Aldhelm]] and [[College of St Ursula|St Ursula]] during "The Defense of The Realm", an event held at the [[Crossroads]] site in [[Torlyon]].
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ICW began in June [[A.S. XXIX]] ([[1994]]), as a challenge between [[College of St Aldhelm|St Aldhelm]] and [[College of St Ursula|St Ursula]] during "The Defense of The [[Realm]]", an event held at the [[Crossroads]] site in [[Torlyon]].
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*ICW II - Held at [[Torlyon]], [[Amesbury]] (later to become [[College of St Augustine]]) won.
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1994 *ICW I - Held by St Aldhelm - sword of knowledge<br>
*ICW III - Held at the old [[Rowany Festival]] site by [[College of St Ursula|St Ursula]], [[College of St Ursula|St Ursula]] won.  
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1995 *ICW II - Held at [[Torlyon]], [[Amesbury]] (later to become [[College of St Augustine]]) won.<br>
*ICW IV - Held in [[Innilgard]] by [[Blessed Herman]], [[Blessed Herman]] won.
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1996 *ICW III - Held at the old [[Rowany Festival]] site by [[College of St Ursula|St Ursula]], [[College of St Ursula|St Ursula]] won. <br>
*ICW V - Held in [[Innilgard]] by [[Blessed Herman]], [[College of St Ursula|St Ursula]] won.
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1997 *ICW IV - Held in [[Innilgard]] by [[Blessed Herman]], [[Blessed Herman]] won. Also won Gui's buttocks.<br>
*ICW VI - Held in [[Politarchopolis]] by [[College of St Aldhelm|St Aldhelm]], [[College of St Ursula|St Ursula]] won.
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1998 *ICW V - Held in [[Innilgard]] by [[Blessed Herman]], [[College of St Ursula|St Ursula]] won. Gui's buttocks were presented by St Ursula to [[Blessed Herman]].<br>
*ICW VII - Held in [[Ynys Fawr]] by [[St Gildas]], [[College of St Ursula|St Ursula]] won.
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1999 *ICW VI - Held in [[Politarchopolis]] by [[College of St Aldhelm|St Aldhelm]], [[College of St Ursula|St Ursula]] won.<br>
*ICW VIII - Held in [[Agaricus]] by [[College of St Malachy|St Malachy]],  [[Blessed Herman]] won.
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2000 *ICW VII - Held in [[Ynys Fawr]] by [[St Gildas]], [[College of St Ursula|St Ursula]] won.<br>
*ICW IX - Held in [[Innilgard]] by [[Blessed Herman]], [[College of St Ursula|St Ursula]] won.
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2001 *ICW VIII - Held in [[Agaricus]] by [[College of St Malachy|St Malachy]],  [[Blessed Herman]] won.<br>
*ICW X - Held in [[Politarchopolis]] by [[St Aldhelm]].
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2002 *ICW IX - Held in [[Innilgard]] by [[Blessed Herman]], [[College of St Ursula|St Ursula]] won.<br>
*ICW XI - Held in [[Krae Glas]] by [[College of St Monica|St Monica]] from July 8 - 12, [[2004]], [[Blessed Herman]] won.  
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2003 *ICW X - Held in [[Politarchopolis]] by [[St Aldhelm]]. The beginning of the curse of ICW.<br>
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2004 *ICW XI - Held in [[Krae Glas]] by [[College of St Monica|St Monica]] from July 8 - 12, [[A.S. XXXIX]] ([[2004]]), [[Blessed Herman]] won. Also known as Soup War.<br>
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2005 *ICW XII - Held by [[St Ursula]]. No victor recorded.<br>
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2006 *ICW XIII - Held by [[College of St Crispin]]. Won by [[College of St Aldhelm]]<br>
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2007 *ICW XIV - N/A<br>
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2008 *ICW XIV.5 - Held by [[College of St Aldhelm]] who ended the curse. [[College of St Ursula|St Ursula]] won.<br>
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2009 *ICW XV - Held by [[College of St Bartholomew]]. [[College of St Ursula|St Ursula]] won.<br>
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2010 *ICW XVI - Held by [[College of St Ursula|St Ursula]]. Won by [[College of St Ursula|St Ursula]]<br>
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2011 *ICW XVII- Held by [[College of St Gildas the Wise]], Won by [[College of St Ursula|St Ursula]]<BR>
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2012 *ICW XVIII - Held by [[College of St Aldhelm]]. Won by [[College of St Andronicus]], who "lost" the sword at [[Rowany Festival]]. Sword "Rescued" by [[College of St Ursula|St Ursula]] <br>
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2014 *ICW XIX - Held by [[College of St Ursula|St Ursula]] in [[Rowany]]. Won by [[College of St Ursula|St Ursula]]. Sword reappeared on last night, then lost in a broom closet, where it was rescued by [[Blessed Herman]]. Sword sent on holiday to various colleges.<br>
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2015 *ICW XX - Held by [[Blessed Herman]] in [[Innilgard]]. Won by St Basil. [[Blessed Herman]]'s [[seneschal]] kidnapped by colleges of St [[College of St Bartholomew|Bart]], [[College of St Basil the Great|Basil]], and [[College of St Ursula|Ursula]]. [[Blessed Herman|Herman]]'s Seneschal also declared "Quartermaster's fine booty".<br>
  
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Latest revision as of 12:42, 4 August 2015

Inter-College War (ICW) is an annual SCA event in Lochac at which all the Colleges of the kingdom meet for 4 days of camping (well actually indoors bunkhouses are usually provided), war, drinking, fighting, drinking, feasting, drinking, fighting, tomfoolery... etc. Each year a different University hosts ICW, and it's generally held during the midsemester break - perfect timing for the middle of winter! It can be a very amusing event, very rowdy, and tons of fun. To give you some idea, think of a large congregation of university students from all across Australia in garb and armour attempting to recreate pre-16th century, ultimately resulting in much entertainment, new friends, incriminating photos and an extraordinary hangover.

ICW began in June A.S. XXIX (1994), as a challenge between St Aldhelm and St Ursula during "The Defense of The Realm", an event held at the Crossroads site in Torlyon.

1994 *ICW I - Held by St Aldhelm - sword of knowledge
1995 *ICW II - Held at Torlyon, Amesbury (later to become College of St Augustine) won.
1996 *ICW III - Held at the old Rowany Festival site by St Ursula, St Ursula won.
1997 *ICW IV - Held in Innilgard by Blessed Herman, Blessed Herman won. Also won Gui's buttocks.
1998 *ICW V - Held in Innilgard by Blessed Herman, St Ursula won. Gui's buttocks were presented by St Ursula to Blessed Herman.
1999 *ICW VI - Held in Politarchopolis by St Aldhelm, St Ursula won.
2000 *ICW VII - Held in Ynys Fawr by St Gildas, St Ursula won.
2001 *ICW VIII - Held in Agaricus by St Malachy, Blessed Herman won.
2002 *ICW IX - Held in Innilgard by Blessed Herman, St Ursula won.
2003 *ICW X - Held in Politarchopolis by St Aldhelm. The beginning of the curse of ICW.
2004 *ICW XI - Held in Krae Glas by St Monica from July 8 - 12, A.S. XXXIX (2004), Blessed Herman won. Also known as Soup War.
2005 *ICW XII - Held by St Ursula. No victor recorded.
2006 *ICW XIII - Held by College of St Crispin. Won by College of St Aldhelm
2007 *ICW XIV - N/A
2008 *ICW XIV.5 - Held by College of St Aldhelm who ended the curse. St Ursula won.
2009 *ICW XV - Held by College of St Bartholomew. St Ursula won.
2010 *ICW XVI - Held by St Ursula. Won by St Ursula
2011 *ICW XVII- Held by College of St Gildas the Wise, Won by St Ursula
2012 *ICW XVIII - Held by College of St Aldhelm. Won by College of St Andronicus, who "lost" the sword at Rowany Festival. Sword "Rescued" by St Ursula
2014 *ICW XIX - Held by St Ursula in Rowany. Won by St Ursula. Sword reappeared on last night, then lost in a broom closet, where it was rescued by Blessed Herman. Sword sent on holiday to various colleges.
2015 *ICW XX - Held by Blessed Herman in Innilgard. Won by St Basil. Blessed Herman's seneschal kidnapped by colleges of St Bart, Basil, and Ursula. Herman's Seneschal also declared "Quartermaster's fine booty".