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Updates:

* October 18, 2017 *




* September 30, 2017 *

  • Updated class listings to include a singular contact to get in touch with any of the Kaidens
  • Updated that Kaiden Nikon has taken Kaiden Hedge's place on the WCoS Council
  • Updated the Classes page to include Kaiden Steel Wind's San Diego class
  • Updated that the Western Circle is now on Instagram



* September 4, 2017 *




* July 20, 2017 *

  • Added the Protector to the Hall of Heroes for his Best of the Best victory
  • Updated the events page
  • Added Gemini to the fighter class on the Member Profiles page as a Master
  • Updated Vea's profile



* July 2, 2017 *

  • Updated Vea's swordname to Vea Ravenstar
  • Added two trainees to the Hayward dojo: Taylor and Tori
  • Added Kaiden Sal to the Dalmater Colors page.



* June 7, 2017 *

  • Corrected a couple sword names and re-added Ben (Redding)



* May 2, 2017 *

  • Updated the Events page to fix the dates of the Anderson Ren Faire Event
  • Updated Gad's bio
  • Moved Dominique, Requiem, and Ross to Red Rope
  • Updated Dominique, Requiem, and Ross to L0 in steel and Sal to L3 in steel
  • Fixed minor typos in several pages in the website



* Mar 24, 2017 *

  • Updated the Events page to include the upcoming Best of the Best and the Anderson Ren Faire Event
  • Updated Gad's bio



* Mar 16, 2017 *

  • Updated the classes listing
  • Updated member listing



* Mar 14, 2017 *




* Mar 7, 2017 *




* Feb 18, 2017 *




* Dec 14, 2016 *

  • Changed Steven to HL4 and Richard to L3.
  • Updated Events page with the March 11, 2017 date for the sword dancing event.



* Oct 18, 2016 *




* Oct 10, 2016 *

  • Updated class listing to include Portland (Beaverton), Oregon class.
  • Updated event listing.



* Aug 23, 2016 *




* Jul 24, 2016 *




* Jun 18, 2016 *

  • Updated the Events page to include the July 2016 Pennsic Prep Event and the August 2016 Pennsic Event.
  • Updated Janine's member profile.



* Mar 30, 2016 *




* Oct 25, 2015 *




* Oct 12, 2015 *




* Oct 5, 2015 *

  • Uploaded pictures from the Blight Memorial Event



* Sep 29, 2015 *




* Sep 21, 2015 *




* Sep 11, 2015 *

  • Blight's memorial event has been added to the Events page
  • Video from the duel between Kaiden Gad and Kaiden Charles has been posted in the Video page



* Aug 29, 2015 *

  • Blight is now L5 to honor him as we honor all who have passed away in the Circle
  • Blight is now L4 in steel
  • Updated Hall of Heroes
  • Moved Protector to L1 in steel
  • Added 9 Deflections to Silver Chain Requirements



* Jul 31, 2015 *

  • Moved Dominique and Ross to L3
  • Changed Vea from Honorary Kaiden to Kaiden
  • Added Joseph (L1), Michael (L2), Phil (L1) and Marcus (L1) to the Member Profile list
  • Changed Patrick's name to his new sword name "Red Shadow"



* Jul 1, 2015 *

  • Moved Elijah to L3



* Apr 25, 2015 *




* Apr 10, 2015 *

  • Added profile for Anne



* Mar 9, 2015 *




* Feb 24, 2015 *




* Jan 29, 2015 *

  • Added Kris, Steel Wind, and Patrick to the Red Dalmater page for passing their 30 MNSBs
  • Added Steel Wind to the Sword Dancer page
  • Updated the Hall of Heroes page to include Steel Wind as the 2014 Champion



* Jan 28, 2015 *




* Oct 26, 2014 *




* Jul 10, 2014 *




* Jul 5, 2014 *




* May 6, 2014 *




* Apr 23, 2014 *




* Apr 21, 2014 *




* Apr 11, 2014 *





* Apr 7, 2014 *





* Dec 9, 2013 *





* Jun 24, 2013 *





* Apr 17, 2013 *





* Apr 13, 2013 *





* Oct 1, 2012 *





* May 15, 2012 *

  • Taage updated to L5 and promoted to full Kaiden
  • Vea updated to L5
  • Added member profile disclaimer
  • Updated "About the Circle" page




* Feb 20, 2012 *

  • Updated events page and main page events news




* Dec 21, 2011 *

  • Steven has achieved L2
  • Joshua has achieved L2
  • Jesse has achieved L2




* Oct 21, 2011 *

  • Added pictures for members Janine and Steven
  • Abrian has been moved up to HL5
  • Ryan has been moved up to L4
  • Added Vea in the Hall of Heroes as Best of the Best 2011 Champion
  • Added "Around the Web" section to the website to display videos and pictures taken and posted online from spectators who have seen our sword fighting demonstrations in public run events




* Oct 17, 2011 *

  • Events page updated with additional Arata Farm Colliseum information
  • Updated resources links
  • Added Janine's member listing at L2




* September 28, 2011 *

  • Events page updated with Arata Farm Colliseum and Best of the Best information
  • Discussion forums removed until a better one can be added to reduce spam attempts and improve communication flow




* August 22, 2011 *

  • Steven, Joshua and Jesse have been added as Trainees of the Redding dojo




* August 11, 2011 *

  • Hall of Heros updated
  • Charlie moved to L2




* August 7, 2011 *

  • Classes listing updated




* July 7, 2011 *

  • Sal has been moved to L4




* February 13, 2011 *





* October 30, 2010 *

  • Kaiden Brennan has been awarded the Red Dalmater
  • Vea has been awarded the rank of Honorary Kaiden
  • Jesse has been added as a Trainee of the Redding dojo




* October 24, 2010 *

  • Sal has been moved to HL3
  • Beth has been moved to L2




* August 31, 2010 *

  • The Redding Day of Combat details have been updated




* August 22, 2010 *

  • The Redding Day of Combat details have been posted to the Events page




* August 8, 2010 *





* July 11, 2010 *





* June 6, 2010 *





* May 30, 2010 *

  • Patrick is now L2 in steel
  • Taage is now L3 in steel
  • Joe has been added as trainee from the Redding dojo
  • Best of the Best event has been updated with the list of champions




* May 2, 2010 *





* April 15, 2010 *





* April 14, 2010 *





* March 23, 2010 *





* March 19, 2010 *





* March 13, 2010 *

  • The April 3rd Sierra Snow event has been added to the Eventspage
  • The Dalmater Colors page has been added to the navigation




* March 7, 2010 *

Missed putting down a few of the updates between the last date listed on this page. Please see below for some of the things that have been updated or changed since last stated.



* September 11, 2009 *





* August 15, 2009 *

  • Pleasant Hill Event has been posted for August 22nd
  • Willits Event has been posted for September 5th




* July 7, 2009 *

  • Kaiden Ryan announced as the winner of the 2009 Best of the Best competition
  • Tom is no longer a fighter in the WCoS. There is now one open fighter position.




* May 5, 2009 *

Revised site layout to better organize the files. Send the Webmaster an email if you find something broken!
Also updated the Events calendar.



* April 7, 2009 *





* March 18, 2009 *

  • The new discussion forums have been added, configured, and are ready for use. You must create an account to post and, once validated, WCoS members well gain access to additional class-specific sections.




* January 10, 2009 *





* October 13, 2008 *





* September 15, 2008 *





* August 19, 2008 *

  • Two new Videos have been added.




* July 4, 2008 *

  • Link for classes has been added under "Get to Know the Swordfighters" on the left navigational pane
  • New students have been added to the Members section
  • Classes have been updated
  • About the Circle has been updated
  • Front page announcements have been updated




* June 21, 2008 *





* May 15, 2008 *





* April 27, 2008 *

  • Honorary Kaiden Brennan announced as 2008 champion of the Best of the Best Event
  • Patrick moved from Trainee to Green Braid
  • Taage moved from White Rope to Red Rope
  • Taage is now an Honorary Kaiden
  • Kaiden Kris acheived the rank of Sword Dancer
  • Contact information has changed, please review the changes




* March 9, 2008 *

  • First round of updates on minor problems with the website.
  • Added information about the upcoming April "Best of the Best" Event




* February 2008 *

Complete redesign of the entire WCoS website, courtesy of Vea