Operation: Market Garden Sept. 1rd-2th, 2012
”During the fall of 1944 the Allies attempt to end the war before Christmas. Their plan is to drop 30,000 para-troops 300 mile behind enemy lines and then send XXX corps to save them. Their aim is to game the bridges over the Rhine and have an open gate into Germany. Do you have what it takes?”
This will be the 5th annual event!
Gate opens at 17:00hrs Fri, Aug 31st
Meet and greet at HQ2 with open hospitality tent.
Sat. Sept 1
Air stations and paint sales open at 07:00hrs.
Ref announcements start at 09:00hrs.
Drop zone Alpha (Arnham) goes hot at 09:30hrs, Drop zone Baker (Nijmegan) goes hot at 09:45hrs and Drop Zone Charlie (Oosterbeck) goes hot at 10:00hrs.
Secondary objectives open from 12:00hrs to 14:00hrs
Flag counts vary by location and mission
Games last until 17:30hrs.
Night game starts at 22:00hrs and will last one hour.
Sun. Sept 2
Air stations and paint sales open at 08:00
Ref announcements start at 09:00hrs
Germans rollout to set defenses at 09:30
British XXX Corps start the attack at 10:00hrs on the first section of the road.
Scoring and lunch brake at 12:00hrs
Game moves to second road section and Germans set defenses at 13:00hrs
British XXX Corp start the second attack at 13:30hrs
Scoring and short brake at 15:30hrs.
Final Battle starts at 14:00 and goes until there is a clear victor
Awards and final score announced at 17:30hrs.
Weekend price on the game is $70 per person or $60 if you pre-register.
One day is $40 per person or $35 pre-register
Pre-registration dead line is Tues Aug. 24, 2012
Early Bird registration deadline is May 25th, 2012
Weekend Early bird is $40 per person.
Price of pre-reg includes game badge, air/co2, camping, entry and T-shirt. You can Pre-register by sending funds to firstname.lastname@example.org
by paypal or going to MADIVANS.COM .
The Team are divided into a Divisional command structure with a total of 6 commanders and 6 OX positions.
Allied Forces are:
British XXX corp. and 1st Airborne
American 101st/82nd Airborne
Polish 1st Airborne
Axis Forces are:
2nd SS “Bitrich” Division
6th FJR: CO
Commanders and other event news will be posted on OMGTX.com
We have working showers on site and 10 acres of camping. If you are planning on bringing an RV please call DFW to get a reserved spot.
We will have hot dogs, chili and nachos on site. There is a wal-mart and plenty of places to go eat with in a 10 min. drive.
With the interest we have had in this game over the years, we fully expect this to bring more than 500 players!!
Please forward this info along to people you think might like to know…
See you at the game,
Mad Ivan’s Scenarios