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Local Students Have Historical Water Balloon Fight In Valencia

Local Students Have Historical Water Balloon Fight In Valencia

Local high school and college students came together for the third Annual Valencia Valley Water Balloon fight on Sunday.


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“This event started three years ago when we did the Battle of Waterloo, that was just 14 friends and a vision,” said Ernie Stone, the event founder.  “We knew that we could do better than a fight of that stature, so we kept planning and scheming to make it better.”

Many of these students that participated in the water balloon fight have been friends since attending Valencia Valley Elementary School.

“When the response was much better at the Battle of Watergrad (Stalingrad reenactment) last year we knew that we could make this a truly special annual event,” he said.

Sunday’s event began with Nick Ovendale as “Paul Revere” running across the field yelling “The British are coming,” followed by both sides running towards each other with their buckets of water balloons.

“We started the event because honestly nothing is better than summer in the suburbs, and even now that we are adults throwing water balloons can still be just as fun as drinking or anything else,” Stone said

Armed with water balloons, water guns and water balloon slingshots, the opposing sides fought until they ran out of ammunition.

“Today we had 85 people and threw 10,000 water balloons. We chose the American revolution because we knew that this was the best way to kick off Pre-July 4 festivities,” Stone said. “In the future I want to get this event to reach 300 people and 20,000 balloons.”

The group ended the event by coming together and singing patriotic songs around an American flag.

“The American Waterlution (American Revolution reenactment) is a testament to the iron will of American men and women. We showed today that a little bravery goes a long way, and that with a little heart and a lot of planning, you can truly cause a revolution, or plan a freaking awesome water balloon fight,” Stone said. 

 


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 Local Students Have Historical Water Balloon Fight In Valencia


Local Students Have Historical Water Balloon Fight In Valencia
Source: Santa Clarita News
Jessica Boyer


Local Students Have Historical Water Balloon Fight In Valencia

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Jessica is an award-winning journalist, photographer, videographer and artist. She has worked with news organizations including NBC Los Angeles, KHTS AM 1220, and the Pierce College Roundup News. She is studying to receive a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism with an emphasis on Photojournalism and a minor in Communications at California State University, Northridge. She has studied and worked in many fields including filmmaking, journalism, studio photography, and some graphic design. She began her journalism journey at the Arroyo Seco Conquestador News Network and the Saugus High School News Network.
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