[SCA-Dance] KWDS report (What I Did on my Summer Vacation...)

David Learmonth david.a.learmonth at gmail.com
Thu Jul 9 22:43:50 EDT 2009

Oh, right, and so I'll try to get more final numbers.  Like I say, most
people pre-regged for ours.  We didn't have too many more at the door.  But
Emma has all the numbers right now.  We should have more info shortly.  :)


On Thu, Jul 9, 2009 at 10:42 PM, David Learmonth <
david.a.learmonth at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> Sorry for the delay.  We've been busy still this week (and I've been
> asleep).  But we'll get you our numbers shortly.  I know we were around 140
> pre-reg, although a few of those people were comped.  The pre-reg numbers
> for our event seemed quite high though compared to expectations, but I think
> that was due to a few factors:
> 1.  We were trying hard to push our advertising
> 2.  We were more centrally located  (should be good for yours potentially
> as well)
> 3.  Our wedding invited quite a few SCAdians (about 50), though many would
> have come out regardless.
> Oh, and for Residence, it sounds like we had around 68 people booked I
> believe.  However, this will vary depending on local accomodations
> availability  (also the hotels were mostly booked up for 4 person rooms),
> and depending on prices.
> I know that personally, this is the first time I've gotten a room on campus
> for a KWDS.  It has Always been cheaper to split a hotel room 3 or 4 ways,
> than to stay in res.  (ok, well, Boston I just stayed at people's houses.
> But otherwise, in Texas there were 4 of us splitting a hotel, and in Seattle
> there were 3 of us.  And in Australia, 6 of us booked a room in a hostel for
> quite a good rate).
> It isn't always a huge savings, but it is nice when local hotels can be
> found.  We just had booking issues due to other Hamilton activities that
> weekend.
> Anyway, I'll work on more notes and such, and provide anything I can.  :)
> Oh, and for interest sake, here were the dimensions of Convocation Hall, so
> you can compare for suitable hall requirements.  I think it was about right,
> or could have been slightly bigger.
> Stage:  22 ft wide x 24 ft deep
> Main Floor:  40 ft wide x 67 ft long  (I believe this was approx. correct,
> though a few feet may have been unusable on either end and sides for
> chairs.  So something around 2400 sqft)
> Under balcony:  40 ft wide x 15 ft long  (although this area just had
> tables, and some storage, and some equipment, so it was only partially
> usable)
> Darius
> On Thu, Jul 9, 2009 at 9:30 PM, Peter Durham (Trahaearn ap Ieuan) <
> trahaearn at live.com> wrote:
>> Greetings from Trahaearn! Urraca wrote:
>> would it be possible for previous autocrats to post total attendance and
>> total number staying in dorms for the last two or three KWDS?
>> For KWDS 2007 in Seattle:
>> 62 US pre-reg, 6 CA pre-reg, 53 on-site registrations.
>> 121 total attendees.
>> We had 26 people on the dorm/meal plan.
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