FOWSA 7 went off as scheduled on Sep 15.
We had 32 participants divided into Mid-War and Late-War divisions.
Four rounds were played using 750 pt and 1500 pt armies.
The missions used were as follows:
Round 1 - Free-for-All, 750 points 1.5 hr time limit
Round 2 - No Retreat, 750 points 1.5 hr time limit
Round 3 - Player's choice of Fighting Witdrawal or Surrounded
1500 points, 2.5 hr time limit
Round 4 - Encounter, 1500 points, 2.5 hr time limit
When it was all over, the results were:
Jake Mayer US Rifle Company ***Overall Tournament
Tim Frisbee Afrika Sch?tzenkompanie Best Mid-War
Bryan Koches US Tank Company Best Late War
Mike Gomez US Rifle Company Best Mid-War Allied
Mark Bayne Soviet Kazachiy Polk
Hal Rudd Panzergrenadier Lehr Kompanie Best Late War Axis
Will Hanson Panzerkompanie
Jim Mundt British Rifle Company
Andy Blozinski Gepanzerte PanzergrenadierKompanie Best Mid-War Axis
Willem Mundt German Grenadierkompanie
Ian Straus Soviet Tankovy Batalon Best Late War Allied
Joe Paquette Italian Compania Carri
Mike Travis US Tank Company
Wes Knight US Tank Company
Warren Silliman Pionierkompanie
Mark Leroux Morskaya Pekhota Batalon
Eric Warren British Rifle Company Best Sportsmanship
King Finnish Jaakarikompania
Gene Evans Pionierkompanie
Nathanael Lisanti Soviet Guards Strelkovy batalon
Dave Beeson US Ranger Company
Mark Reed Soviet Rota Razvedki
Art Douglas Luftwaffe Feldkompanie Thomas Nicholson Award
for Painting Excellence
Adam Rios British Armored Car Squadron
Mark Riney Soviet Strelkovy Batalon
Michael Lisanti US 2ID Rifle Company
Barney Friedman US Tank Company
Bill Brock Panzergrenadierkompanie
Joe Shaffer Gepanzerte
Panzergrenadierkompanie Best Table
Denny German Pionierkompanie
Since this event is a regional qualifier for US nationals, our top 5 overall
are qualified for 2013 Nationals:
1 Jacob Mayer
2 Tim Frisbee
3 Bryan Koches
4 Mike Gomez
5 Mark Bayne
The tournament organizers would like to thank the following people/organizations:
Battlefront Miniatures for their generous prize support and publicity.
Our host venue, Dragon's Lair Games and Comics for providing space and tables,
generous prize support, and for judging the Best-Painted Army contest.
A special thanks to Ralph for picking up lunch.
Lone Star Historical Miniatures for providing administrative support,
additional tables and additional prize support.
Ralph, James, Joe, Ian for staying late Friday to set up.
Ian, Mike, Joe, Tim, Andy, and Mark B for providing very nice terrain
Everyone who brought lamps and extension cords to light the additional space.
Everyone who helped clean up after the event
All-in-All FOWSA 7 was a great success, and all involved had a great time.
Thanks again, and be ready for FOWSA 8 next September!