Archive - Apr 2003

April 7th

Northern Lights Pentathlon Produces Stellar Results

Lady Margarita Kofinpoia, Coordinator for the Northern Lights Pentathelon held recently in the East Kingdom, reports that over fifty artisans entered over 150 works.

Lochac Gets in the (Side)Swing of Things

According to Richard Cullinan, Kingdom Rapier Marshal, Lochac will begin participation in the sidesword technique for rapier fighting beginning at Festival 2003.

Lady and Lion Event Site Damaged in Ice Storm

The autocrats of Lady and the Lion event scheduled for April 12, 2003 in AEthelmearc, have announced that due to an ice storm, the event location has been changed.

Middle Eastern Dancing on the Web

Aoife, with the help of Mistress Katja Davida Orlova, shares an annotated list of Middle Eastern Dance sources available online.

April 5th

Pennsic to Host 1st Annual Known World Brewers' Meet and Greet

Atlantia's Royal Encampment at the Pennsic War will be the site of the first annual Known World Brewers' "Meet and Greet" and Tasting.

April 4th

"Tiles of Many Media Contest" to be Held at Lilies, Pennsic

It's spring and THLord Stefan li Rous has been busy adding new entries into "Stefan's Florilegium," and has announced a "Tiles of Many Media" Contest for the Lilies and Pennsic Wars.

April 3rd

The Quarter Does it Again with Spring Lyst Issue

The Quarter is at it again with their Spring issue featuring more wackiness from the Polar South.

Armorless Combat Explored in Historic Swordsmanship Study

A draft of a proposal to allow the study of Historic Swordsmanship techniques for heavy and light SCA fighting is now online.

Drachenwald to Sponsor 10th Year Commemorative T-Shirt Competition

Aethstan of Wortham has announced that the deadline for entries for Drachenwald's Ten Year T-Shirt competition has been extended to April 7, 2003.

April 1st

Media Lawsuit Ends with Leveraged Buyout

Dateline: April 1, 2003. A bitter feud between rival publications SCAtoday.net and The Quarter has ended peacefully, with the simple expedient of a leveraged buyout.

Calontir to Sponsor Largesse Competition at Lilies War

A Largesse Competition will be held at Lilies War with the goal of recognizing the skill of the craftsmen of Calontir and providing Their Majesties with regalia and gifts for Their reign.

"Put Up or Shut Up" in AEthelmearc

This year's AEthelmearc War Practice, May 15-18, 2003, will feature a fencing tournament to raise funds to replace stolen loaner gear.

Scurvy Knaves Blatantly Copy Respected Publication's Title

Dateline: April 1, 2003. A thieving band of scoundrels calling themselves "The Quarter" have blatantly appropriated, for their own nefarious purposes, the title of a certain well-respected SCA news publication and the page layout of a certain national newspaper.

What's Wrong With This Picture?

Outlands: Perhaps we are being picky, but there seems to be something ... odd ... about the Outlands web site this April 1st.