Archive - Jul 19, 2008

Border Raids: “It’s what we call the dream”

"An open field surrounded by woods, knights representing two kingdoms lunging and slashing at each other with swords, spears, and knives," writes Ally Burtner of the Fort Knox Turret after attending a day of combat at the recent Border Raids between Meridies and the Midrealm. (photos)

Preparing for the International Jousting Circuit

You know that jousting begs recognition when it's being covered by the Wall Street Journal. In the video, reporter Max Colchester interviews jouster Fred Piraux.

[OUT] St. Sebastian's Archery Competition

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In service to our beloved Baroness, Mary, the Caerthen Archery Warden competition will be held during St Sebastians this year. And in consideration of the time, and gas needed for a camping event St Sebastians will be one day only this year. Join the Canton of Hawks Hollow for more of his lordship Eric's entertaining shoots as well as the determination of the archery champions for Caerthe (hand bow and crossbow). Location:
Canton of Hawks Hollow

[AET] Harvest Raid XV

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The good folk of Heronter invite everyone to join them October 10 - 12, 2008 for their 15th annual Harvest Raid! We are thrilled to host three Royal Championships! -- Heavy Weapons, Archery, & Thrown Weapons.

As is tradition, we are privileged to have access to the Lake Chautauqua Lutheran Camp on Route 430 (no street address) in Bemus Point, New York on beautiful Chautauqua Lake.

The site will open at 5pm Friday afternoon and closes at noon on Location:
Shire of Heronter (Bemus Point, New York)

[WES] Warders of the Western Gate

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The Barony of Fontaine dans Sable is seeking their newest Vert Warder for the upcoming Warders of the Western Gate, August 29th - Sept 1st. This year's Warders event will be held at the Elks Campground, Navajo Lake.

For more information, visit the web site at: http://www.fontainesca.org/warders08/index.jsp

The Vert Warder carries a great deal of honor and esteem, holding Location:
Barony of Fontaine dans Sable (Navajo Lake, California)

[WES] 25th Annual Protectorate Tournament

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Fighters, let your consorts inspire your to greater valor and chivalry, all to make them this year's Lady ( or Laddie! ) of Love and Beauty! This year's Protectorate Tourney is only open to local fighters, but the Prize Tourney is open to all. There will also be a Rapier Tourney. All Protectorate entrants must have their consorts present to be eligible, per Crown Tournament Rules.

What: 25th Annual Protectorate Tournament Location:
Canton of Borderwinds (Santa Maria, California)

[EAL] Baron's Howe XVI

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If you like to fight, this is the place you should be. Three days of fighting, free or a donation. Evenings filled with camp fires, gentle sounds of nature as she sooths you to sleep, or you can grab a free beer from the Brennisteinn Vatn encampment, sit and have a great time talking to us.

Baron's Howe is 16 years old, and we ask that all the Fighters come and celebrate with us.

But I'm not a fighter! Location:
Shire of". Brennisteinvatn (Bonfield, Ontario)

[EAL] Fruits of Our Labours 2

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The Barony of Ramshaven Presents: Fruits of Our Labours 2 (FOOL me TWICE) Friday, August 29th at 4pm – Mon, September 1st at 2pm, 2008.

Site:
Blue Springs Scout Camp
14009 Sixth Line – Nassagaweya
Acton, ON

Prices:
Fri-Mon $30.00 adults
Fri –Mon $15.00 (under 12 yrs)
Day Rate: $15.00 adults
Day Rate: $10.00 (under 12 yrs)

Co-Event/Reservations Stewards: Location:
Barony of Ramshaven (Acton, Ontario)

[DRA] Horseradish War VI

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It's time for Horseradish War again! We will fight and celebrate in the very heart of Berlin, where we welcome our friends and await our enemies to prove to one and all that Baerenau has the best and most delicious horseradish in the known world.

Fighting: We are planning on battles and tournaments for heavy and light combatants, archery and an A&S or bardic competition. In the evening we will of course Location:
Shire of Baerenau (Berlin, Germany)

Midsummer Gathering photos

Lady Catte of Lennox has announced that she has posted an album of photos from Midsummer Gathering on her Flickr account. The event was held recently in the Shire of Smithwick (East Kingdom) and hosted by the Freehold of Tir, a Viking Group in Houlton, ME.