Archive - Mar 2007

March 21st

Ealdormere Crown Tournament XIX

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The Barony of Ben Dunfirth proudly invites you to the Crown Tournament of Edouard and Domhnail May 26th, 2007

Ancaster Fairgrounds – Marritt Hall
625 Garner Road East
Ancaster. L9G 3K9

Site opens: 9:30 am
Site Closes:11:00 pm

Site Fees:
Adult - $10.00
Child - $5.00
Feast - $10.00
$4.00 Non-member surcharge for adults will be in effect
Cheques made payable to “SCA-Ben Dunfirth” Location:
Barony of Ben Dunfirth (Ancaster, Ontario)

Caid Coronation

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The Kingdom of Caid welcomes you to the Coronation of Their New Majesties on the 2nd of June, 2007. The location is St. George Episcopal Church, 23802 Avenida De La Carlotta, Laguna Hills, CA, 92653

Directions to Event
From the North, take the 5 South and exit El Toro. Turn right at the end of the off-ramp and the church will be immediately on your right.

From the South, take the 5 North and exit El Toro. Turn left onto El Location:
Barony of Calafia (Laguna Hills, California)

Jacob Mathieu Morey born in Atenveldt

Sir Conallan hua Mordha and Mistress Renee Claymore are the new and very proud parents of Jacob Mathieu Morey, who was born at 8 p.m. on Monday, March 12, 2007.

Atlantia Spring Crown Tournament

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Let the Heralds cry throughout the land inviting all to celebrate the splendor and the majesty of all that is Atlantia! Lucius Aurelius Valharic and Arielle the Golden, King and Queen of the fairest of all Realms, have issued a Royal Proclamation that a Grand Tournament shall be held at the close of the first weekend in May to determine who shall become Atlantia's Heirs.

The Shire of Isenfir is proud to host the noble citizens of Atlantia in a 14th Century-styled setting to witness this stately tradition which ensures the continuity of the Kingdom. Location:
Shire of Isenfir (Swope Virginia)

An Tir May Crown Tournament

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Verily, shall it be done, as it has for these many years in our glorious past!! The time comes again to choose the successor to the Lion Throne of An Tir. Please join the Barony of Vulkanfeldt for this memorable event.

Events shall include the Crown Tournament, Squires Tournament, rapier tournaments, archery competitions, thrown weapons, and equestrian activities. You must pre-register if planning on bringing a horse to the Location:
Barony of Vulkanfeldt (Yakima County, Washington)

Ansteorra Crown Tournament

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The Barony of Bonwicke is proud to host and welcome you to the Crown Tournament of Their Royal Majesties Romanius Scipio Vesperanius & Deanna della Penna.

The site opens at 6:00pm Friday, April, 6th and closes at 10:00am Sunday, April, 8th to accommodate those that have Easter holiday plans.

The site is located at Forrest Park in the city of Lamesa, Texas.

The site fee is $8.00 with proof of membership. Location:
Barony of Bonwicke (Lamesa, Texas)

Raglan Fair III

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The shire of Mynydd Gwyn does announce the very great festival of Raglan Fair. The Castle's Stewards CADW (The Welsh National Heritage Trust) were so pleased with our presence last year, that they have given us permission to use all parts of the castle in all manner of Noble emprises of Arms Bridges, Gateways, Courtyards, Towers, Small Chambers, Large Chambers, Doorways, and Donjons all will be the scenes of our affairs. Ambuscades, Escalades, assaults, defences, pas de armes, prize playings, Behourds, tourneys, Challenges, Hastilitudes and Grand Melees shall all be held, Both in Harness in combat a plaisance, and without as in Defencing, both inspired by the honour of our ladies and consorts and our companions in arms on the field. Come one and all to the greatest fighting venue in the Known World. And of course there shall be a grand Location:
Shire of Mynydd Gwyn (Raglan, Wales)

Drachenwald Crown Tournament

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The Shire of Juneborg invites the populace of Drachenwald to participate in and witness the Spring Crown Tournament to select heirs to the throne

The site opens 13th of April at 16.00 closes on 15th of April at 12.00 on Sunday. Activities for the weekend besides the crown tournament include heavy fighting, archery, the Dragons Den, Kingdom A&S competition and more.

Prices
Mandatory site fee (includes 2 breakfasts and lunch Saturday: 250 SEK (25 EURO) Location:
Shire of Juneborg (Sandhem, Sweden)

More newsfeeds offered to SCAtoday.net registered users

SCAtoday.net now offers two more syndicated headlines blocks, which registered users can choose to display on their personalized SCAtoday.net home page.

Gleann Abhann Spring Crown Tourney

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Shoal Creek Methodist Youth Camp near New Blaine, AR

Additional details coming soon. Location:
Shire of Smythkepe

Aquaterra All Champions Pictures Online

Piers the Deaf shares a chronicle and a photo album from the All Champions event held recently at the Barony of Aquaterra, in An Tir.

March 20th

Merovingian treasures displayed in Russia

The Pushkin Museum of Fine art in Russia will display a collection of Merovingian artifacts. The museum is located in Moscow.

SCAdians featured in Gulf Wars article

Kevin Soice and his family, from Houseton, Texas, are featured in an article chronicling life at Gulf Wars, by Susan Lakes of the Hattiesburg (Mississippi) American. Also interviewed were Mississippi residents Linda and Michael Matthews, and Lucian Provost from Arkansas.

West Kingdom March Crown Tournament

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Greetings unto the populace of the West. Their Majesties, Uther and Kara, invite you to witness the tournament to determine Their new Heirs.

The List Table will be opening at 8:30 a.m.

Their Majesties are hosting a party on the Eric Saturday night. It will have a Casbah theme with much fun and games, dancing and general revelry. Games will be themed for the seven deadly sins and for those groups that wish to camp on the Eric, priority will be given to those who are willing to host a game. There will be a siege cooking contest. Location:
Kingdom of the West (Red Bluff, California)

Quest For Camelot

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The Kingdom of Northshield and The Shire of Schattentor invite you to Quest For Camelot May 17-20, 2007 at the Nemo Guest Ranch in Nemo S.D.

Come to the Black Hills this spring and join us in our Quest to make Camelot live again! At Quest for Camelot, the New Kingdom of Northshield defends its borders against the incursions of the Outlands, Calontir, and Artemesia.

Activities: include light & heavy weapons, thrown weapons, archery, Location:
Shire of Schattentor (Nemo, South Dakota)

Samurai reenactment videos capture SCA-like combat

Wiat reports that there have been several videos posted to YouTube of Japanese reenactors taking part in the equivalent of SCA battles.

March 19th

Edinburgh Dance Moot 2007 - Dance Practice Photos online

Margaret de May has posted photos from the recent Edinburgh Dance Moot 2007 and Dance Practice in the Kingdom of Drachenwald.

Known World Heraldic and Scribal Symposium

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The Known World Heraldic and Scribal Symposium 2007 will be held in the Barony of Lyondemere, Kingdom of Caid, in the Crowne Plaza Hotel a few blocks from LAX airport. There was so much to do, we couldn't cram it all into one weekend. The dates are Thursday, June 14 through Sunday, June 17, 2007. The event cost is $30 per person until April 1, $35 April 2 through May 15, and $40 May 16 thereafter and at the door. The additional fee for the banquet is $25 until May 15, $30 thereafter (vegetarian selection available, let us know when you send in your reservation). Location:
Barony of Lyondemere (Los Angeles, California)

Blackwater Hunt

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Come one, come all to the first ever Blackwater Hunt! On September 22, the Shire of Blackwater will hold the first annual Blackwater Hunt at Rock City Part in Olean, NY. The day will be filled with all things hunting archery, thrown weapons, atl-atl.

After a sideboard lunch (plenty of picnic space) the truly brave will depart on a dangerous boar hunt among the rocks! Evening will feature a feast, baric circle and dance it is discreetly damp... The site is partially handicapped accessible. Watch the next AEstel for more information! Contact the Autocrat Lord Nugg (mka Russell Chamberlain) at lordnugg@yahoo.com with any questions or concerns. If you would like to teach a hunt related class or help martial archery. Location:
Shire of Blackwater (Olean, New York)

Fool's Revel

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Fools rush in, Fools rush out…but not fast enough it seems! Come join us in the foolish revelry of the coming spring on Saturday April 14th. Help us choose the new reigning Fool of Winter’s Gate; celebrate our fighter’s prowess as they compete for the title of Champion of the College of St. Boniface; eat, drink and be merry!

Activities include a competition for Silliest Garb (use any materials but Location:
Barony of Winter's Gate (Fairbanks, Alaska)

Lochac May Crown Tourney

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Princes to act, monarchs to behold the swelling scene! Imagine, a grand field, surrounded by the pavilions of the greatest nobles of the realm. Pennants snap in the breeze as the heralds call gracious ladies clad in the finest of velvets and brocades to bear witness to the swirling clash of arms!

A glorious day indeed! Harken now to the hall, lanterns and candles throwing soft light on the many banners. The steward ushers the servers forward, their tray piled high with the finest produce and game in the Kingdom. Location:
Barony of Politarchopolis (Canberra, Australia)

Daffodil Tournament

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On the 24th of March AS 41 (2007) in the Barony of Seagirt (Victoria, BC), the populace will gather to celebrate 30 years of the Defender's of Seagirt.

We will celebrate and remember the great times from the first official days of the Shire of Seagirt in the Principality of An Tir, in the Kingdom of the West in 1977 through into the present day Barony of Seagirt in the Principality of Tir Righ, in the Kingdom of An Tir. Location:
Barony of Seagirt (Victoria, British Columbia)

Forward into the Past XVII

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Since 1990, the Kitchener-Waterloo branch (Bryniau Tywynnog) of the Society for Creative Anachronism (SCA) has presented a day of classes exemplifying the best of the Middle Ages. Over the years, several other groups such as the Dark Ages Recreation Company, Regia, and AEMMA have joined the SCA in making this an exciting and educational event. FITP is a non-profit event with any profit going to the local chapter of the SCA (a non-profit group). The local chapter also covers the losses in the years where FITP loses money. Location:
Bryniau Tywynnog (Kitchener, Ontario)

Mists/Cynagua War

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Welcome one and all to the glorious battle between the Mists and Cynagua! This two day camping event will include a joint party and BBQ by the large fire pit on Saturday night! Anne Serre will be roasting a whole pig!

Ed Levin Park, Milpitas, CA

This will be a two day camping event! We strongly encourage everyone who can camp, please do so!

Site Fees: $5 per person

How to Get There Location:
Principality of the Mists (Milpitas, California)

Viking Ship Replica on Endangered List

A replica of the Gokstad Viking ship, built in Norway and sailed across the Atlantic to be exhibited in the 1896 Columbian Exposition in Chicago, has been listed as an Endangered Historic Site by a landmarks commission in Illinois.

Photos from Ealdormere's A&S Practicum

Eirik Andersen has posted an album of photos taken at the recent A&S Practicum in the Kingdom of Ealdormere on the Two Ravens website.

March 18th

Atlantia Kingdom A&S photos online

Tannis of Tir-y-Don has posted photos from the Kingdom A&S Faire which took place recently in Atlantia.

Roman village discovered in Wiltshire

Silbury Hill in Wiltshire, England may contain more than a Neolithic mound. It may also be the site of a first century Roman village. "English Heritage geophysicist Dr Neil Linford said: 'We are really excited by this discovery because we had no idea that a Roman village of such a size lay this close to Silbury Hill.'"

Bladerunner Chieftain Passes in Gleann Abhann

Vallaulfr Rurikson offers a poetic tribute to recently-fallen THL Edgar Finn, Chieftain of the Bladerunners from Gleann Abhann.

March 17th

Outlands Crown Tourney photos online

Ryan, Webminister for the Barony of al-Barran in the Kingdom of the Outlands has announced that Ailish has posted her photos from the recent Crown Tournament.