Archive - Jul 23, 2008

European Dance at Pennsic 37

The European dance schedule for Pennsic 37 has been finalized and posted online.

Sorrowful news from An Tir

The saddest news that can be written: In the small hours of July 20th, while attending An Tir July Coronation, The Honorable Lord Ciaran Cluana Ferta suffered a massive heart attack and passed away from us.

[ATL] Journey to the Crusades

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Journey to the Crusades will be coming on September 19-21, 2008 to Pleasant Grove in Palmyra, Virginia. There will be a Central War Practice along with rapier, lots and lots of archery (with an archery target competition), youth armored combat, and cavalry with tournaments and jousting. There will be other A&S competitions as well.

This will be a camping event; however, it is a primitive site. There is running water on site. Merchants are welcome. Please visit our website to get more information: Location:
Canton of Caer Gelynniog (Palmyra, Virginia)

[MER] Beggar's Rebellion

description:
Return with the Shire of An Dun Theine to the days of yore, with Borton-on-Water and Sodbury in bitter competition once again. This is an event where all titles and regalia will be left behind. We're serious. And you probably will get dirty. We're very serious.

We will have misting stations set up to aid in the the comfort of the populace.

An Dun Theine is proud to celebrate the elevation of THLady Theodosia Location:
Shire of An Dun Theine (Columbia, Tennessee)

Pennsic A&S Exhibition returns to War

Conde Fernando Rodriguez de Falcon reports that once again a company of artisans will be setting up active Arts and Sciences demonstrations in the middle of the merchant area at the Pennsic War.

[LOC] Spring War XIV

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On the October Long Weekend the Barony of Mordenvale will open up it lands once again so that those who are inclined may wage war amongst themselves, preferably on the war field. The event is a fully catered event and will also include a wonderful assortment of merchants, arts and sciences as well as tavern and coffee house.

When : Gates open Friday 3rd of October and the event continues through until Monday Location:
Barony of Mordenvale (Branxton, New South Wales)

Border Skirmish rescheduled

Tatiana and Kristiana, Autocrats for Northshield's Border Skirmish event which was cancelled due to flooding, report that the even has been rescheduled.

[OUT] Coursers & Quivers

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Come out one and all to the Unser Hafen Equestrian and Archery Championships at Coursers & Quivers. We are looking forward to a good turnout of Northern Outlands best archers & riders.

Sunday, August 3rd
Sun Pony Ranch, Berthoud, CO (http://www.sunponyranch.com/ for directions)

Site Opens 9 a.m.
Archery check-in/warmup 9 a.m. - 10 a.m. Location:
Barony of Unser Hafen (Berthoud, Colorado)

Pre-registration is now open for Great Western War XI

THL Matheus Reyner, Publicity Steward for the Great Western War XI, shares several announcements regarding the upcoming War. Pre-registration is now open.

Film calls SCA "Nerds who can kick your a**"

A review by Steven Wells of the British online paper The Guardian looks at Quantum Hoops, a new documentary film by Benjamin Nugent that follows "a college basketball team composed of hyper-intelligent super-students, and their desperate attempt to win just one game and in so doing break an amazing 21-year losing streak."