Archive - Jun 8, 2007

Estrella War XXIII Lost & Found List ONLINE!

Lord Karl Teransson av Drakkar, Main Security Chief for Estrella War XXIII (Feb 2007), is pleased to announce that the Lost and Found List for last year's event is now online on the "Security Pavilion" page of the Estrella War website (

Pennsic University class schedule online

Master Asim, Chancellor for the Pennsic University for Pennsic XXXVI, reports that the first iteration of the Pennsic Class Schedule is now online.

Local news coverage in Adiantum

TV news reporter Meghan Kalkstein, from station KVAL, was on site at Egil Skallagrimson Memorial Tournament, held in the Barony of Adiantum, Principality of Summits, An Tir.

Hawkwood Interbaronial Collegium

As the sun shines brightly on the mountains of Hawkwood and they come alive with summer colors, the scholars and teachers of Hawkwood, Sacred Stone and Nottinghill Coil gather together to bring the light of knowledge to enrich the hearts and minds of those who seek to further their understanding of the arts and sciences in fair Atlantia’s southern reaches.

Adult, Member: $5.00 Day Trip Location:
Barony of Hawkwood (Candler, North Carolina)

Journey to the Crusades

The Canton of Caer Gelynniog is pleased to announce their event, Journey to the Crusades. It will be held September 21 - 23 at Pleasant Grove in Palmyra, VA. There will be archery, thrown weapons, rapier, and heavy fighting (including 3-man-melees).

Archery Target competition
Competition will be for the most fun to shoot and most original targets. Entries will be voted on by the archers. Location:
Canton of Caer Gelynniog (Palmyra, Virginia)

Istanpitta to return to Pennsic 2007

Istanpitta Early Music Ensemble will again be performing at Pennsic this year.

Warrior's Gate Picnic

We would like to invite all of you to the celebration of birthdays this Saturday, June 9th. On this joyous occasion we would also like to take the time to celebrate the time Lord Cynan has spent in the Stronghold.

Okay, here's the details...
When: 9 Jun, 1100
Where: 705 "area" pavilions (if not at th one we did Benika's BDay at, then the one right around the corner. They are in sight of each Location:
Stronghold of Warriors Gate (San Air Force Base, South Korea)

Steppes Artisan XX

Pay heed all artisans of Ansteorra and the Known World! Her Excellency Katheryn Cunningghame invites you to enjoy a day of fun, learning and outstanding displays of the arts as we hold our 20th competition to name the next Steppes Artisan.

Steppes Artisan is a body of work competition. This means that you are not limited in number by what you display, but we suggest that you bring examples of your best work and display it in a pleasing manner. No research papers, please. Alcohol judging will take place off-site due to site restrictions. Location:
Barony of the Steppes (Murphy, Texas)

Windmasters June War Practice

Their Excellencies are pleased to announce Windmasters June War Practice: Return to Gunther's Farm. Once again, Sir Gunther will open his fields and woods for our martial endeavors on Saturday, June 16, 2007.

This site is located less than one hour north and east of Raleigh, NC. Armored fighters, rapier fighters, combat archers and siege engineers are all encouraged to attend. We will once again be having a potluck and bonfire and hope all Location:
Barony of Windmasters Hill (Louisburg, North Carolina)

Glory Wars

Glory comes to he that joins his cause with others. To this end do we call the Honorable Knights of our Great Kingdom of Atlantia to come and lead groups of armored combatants upon the battlefield in a melee tournament for Glory. All fighters bring your swords, your spears, and maces and join the ranks of a team to fight for victory and a common cause.

Come All ye seekers of Glory for there will be competitions enough to go around. Along with the armored team tournament, Rapier fighters may try your swords in group combat in a castle battle. If your heart does not lie with a sword, then arm yourselves with your skills instead. Archers find your target true and earn your own glory. Artists, use your talents to glorify your arms within your artwork. Bards sing from your heart a song of glory or recite your tale of glory to earn your meal at the Victor's Tavern. Location:
Canton of Hondscroft (Booneville, North Carolina)

Legends XVI: The Borgias

Come and join us for Legends XVI: The Borgias, for lot of Fighting -- two Heavy Tourneys and two Rapier Tourneys -- Live Weapons and Archery and Performing Arts Competitions

Woodmen of the World Camp, 6045 Grant Ford Road, Gainesville, GA 30506

The time is the early 16th century. Pope Alexander VI has bribed his way into the Papacy, and has lavished titles and wealth upon his children. In the decadent spirit of this era, we are pleased to offer a lavish feast as well as many other decadent activities. Location:
Shire of Sol Haven (Gainesville, Georgia)

Nibelungen War

The Barony of Knight's Crossing and Shire of Meadowmarsh invite you to the ninth Nibelungen war.

Warriors of our realm, and those who would look to the strife in our realm. War is again upon our lands. The noble Shire of Meadowmarsh contests the claims that the Barony of Knights Crossing have claimed upon the lands spoken of in the Nibelungen Saga. Hence Tourneys, Battles, and Contests both martial and gentle shall be waged to decide who has right to make bold claim to titles over legendary lands. Location:
Barony of Knight's Crossing and Shire of Meadowmarsh (Ortenberg, Germany)

17th Passa de Arms

It is my honor to announce that the Shire of Adlersruhe will be hosting the 17th Passa de Arms on June 15-17, 2007.

We will be having a Chivalric Tournament, Rapier Tournament and A&S Competition: Chivalric will be hold the field style Rapier will be double elimination, drawing for weapon choice A&S will be open theme, with documentation encouraged

Site Location: Tule Creek Park in Tulia, Tx. Location:
Shire of Adlersruhe (Tulia, Texas)

Caerthan 12th Night

15th Century France - a time of many changes for France and despite wars and plague, there is happiness! The latter part of the 15th century The Lady and the Unicorn tapestries were commissioned by the La Viste family. They depict the 5 senses and Love.

This years 12th Night will embody elements that will tintalate your 5 senses and let's not forget LOVE. Come and be prepared to See, Hear, Smell, Touch and (let's not forget the feast), Taste. Of course "A mon seul desir" (meaning: "to my only desire"), will play an important part. Mistress Mirianna and Mistress Gabrielle are working on creating the six tapestries, which will hang in the hall. There will still be room for your banners, so please bring them to hang in the hall alonside the tapestries. Location:
Barony of Caerthe (Aurora, Colorado)

Unser Hafen Champions

Come join the Barony of Unser Hafen in finding the new champions who will take up the challenge of representing their arts in the year to come.

Main Event:
Saturday June 2nd, 1:00pm to 10:00 pm
City Park - Shelter #7, Fort Collins, CO

Equestrian Competition: Saturday June 2nd, 9:00 to Noon
Silver Cloud Arabians, 40702 N. Weld County Road 15, Fort Collins, CO

Archery Warden Competition: Sunday May 27th, 11:00am to 1:00pm Location:
Barony of Unser Hafen (Fort Collins, Colorado)

Photos of Gleann Abhann's First Laureling Online

The elevation of Her Excellency, Viscountess Marion Leoncina de Susa to the position of Gleann Abhann's Premier Laurel, took place on June 2, 2007. A photo montage, with photos by Mistress Anyeta the Wanderer and others are posted, along with Eleanor's oath.