Again this year this event will occur and I am hoping some folks commit to this and post in the Midwest events thread that they are coming below if unable to on Facebook or the MOA site. Do not respond here. I'll talley a list of attendee after 6 August. Here is the information.
Post by leftseat75 on Jul 31, 2015 11:34:40 GMT -5
Ersatzjack, I tried sending you a private message, I need additional info about underage/waiver.. Please contact me via direct message or email: email@example.com I would like for my son to attend your event in Fort McCoy. I appreciate it very much.
Post by ersatzjack2 on Aug 12, 2015 10:37:01 GMT -5
Fort McCoy 2015 Cancelled.
Primary reason is weather. The forecast calls for clear skies, bright sunlight and nineties temperatures. That's ridiculously hot and not conducive to safe play. Furthermore, interest in the event doesn't warrant the cost in time and money in our view of transporting vehicles and equipment. I apologize to those few who looked forward to attending but the interest just isn't there.
Attendance list for this event which was confirmed "I'm coming responses" is:
Franz Otto Wolfgang Matthias Fritz Dark Zero
Andre Boris Cpl Mills
To be fair there were several others that expressed an interest but we had no promises. That makes maybe 10-12 players in all assuming no cancellations which with the impending forecast is pretty unlikely.
We also looked into the possibility of a venue change to Crane Lake where the temperatures are going to be mid-80's and accommodations are more readily available. Also, the 222 armored car would be in play though not painted yet. But on such short notice, this is a poor alternative because it adds driving distance and again, we'd lose folks.
Hopefully this is enough advance notice for attendees to make other plans. We will of course look forward to the next event.
On a positive note, at Iola, we made a connection with a landowner near Steven's Point who is considering sponsoring an October event on his 100+ acres and if anything comes of it we'll share the details.
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