Archive - Apr 11, 2007

SCA Inc. to institute background checks for adults supervising youth activities

George Reed, Society Seneschal and Vice President of Operations, has announced that the SCA will begin requiring background checks for adults who will be supervising youth activities at SCA functions.

Roman house found in Cotswold gravel pit

A 4th century Roman home has been discovered during excavation of a gravel pit near Stow-onthe-Wold, England. The house is believed to have been the "big farm house" of a Roman settlement.

SCA honored by Ed Levin park system

Master Duncan Vitrarius, Seneschal, Principality of the Mists, reports that his group has been honored by the Santa Clata Regional Parks Department as the 2006 volunteer group of the year.

Northshield's Bardic Madness photos online

Lady Mechthild zur Drachenhoehle, erilar has posted photos from the recent Bardic Madness and Artful Hare events which took place in the Kingdom of Northshield.

Summer Collegium IV: a Lammas-tide Celebration

The incipient Shire of Drakenmere sends forth an invitation to all in our fair Kingdom and our neighboring Kingdoms as well. Please join us for a mid-summer collegium and harvest festival, where far more knowledge will be gained than book-learning and far more will be eaten than the first loaf of the harvest…

We will gather to teach, learn, and feast in Statesboro, Georgia on August 18 for Summer Collegium IV – a Lammas-tide Celebration. Location:
Incipient Shire of Drakenmere (Statesboro, Georgia)

Feast of St. Bogdacious

Come join the Barony of Axemoor for the Feast of St. Bogdacious. We will be having our traditional great sword tourney, a rapier tourney, Youth tourney, archery, and perhaps even cart races. Beware of the Heretics Dungeon. Join us for our many classes and excellent feast. We will be holding competition in calligraphy and illumination and an entertainer's competition. There will be a Fool's Parade and a Gaming Hall. Take part in the Pilgrimage to St. Bogdacious or spend the day accumulating tokens to use in our auction. With so much to do, you can't miss out on this fabulous event! Location:
Barony of Axemoor (Hattiesburg, Mississippi)

Chalice of Equus

The Shire of Bois d'Arc invites you to The Chalice of Equus April 20 - 22, 2007 You are invited to join us for a time of celebration of springtime activities. Come enjoy horseback riding, fighting, archery, classes and feasting.

Site opens at 4:30 pm, Friday, April 20 and closes at noon Sunday, April 22.

Adult $8 ($3 non-member surcharge), ages 10-17 $5, under 10 free
Camping $4 per tent. Location:
Shire of Bois D'Arc (Coffeyville, Kansas)

Grand Thing

The Barony of Stromgard and the village of Bjorgvin would like to invite you the Second Grand Thing. This will be a period event focusing on Norse and Irish traditions of the Viking era with fighting, contests, games and a Grand Feast! There will be a multi-weapons tournament, a Viking raiders tournament of ships, and a monastery raid where you keep what booty you can escape with.

There will be contests in, axe/spear throwing, archery, wrestling and more. We will repeat the siege-cooking contest "Barbarians at the Gate" the Norsemen are coming! Bring whatever you need to feed 20 warriors and maybe they will go away, leftovers will be used at the feast. Many contests and games for children of all ages so come join us. Site has water, electric, and bathrooms with pay showers. Location:
Barony of Stromgard (Stevenson, Washington)

Using a table format to run a list

Lord Yves de Fortanier has posted an article on the website The Rotunda detailing the Table Method for running tournament lists.