Archive - May 2007 - Event


17th Annual Pikeman’s Pleasure

The Holy Land Beckons! A great hewn cry has come forth “WE SHALL CRUSADE”. We muster our troops, ready our caravans and prepare our households for Crusade. Please join Petrea Thule for a day of challenges, trials and triumphs on our journey to the Holy Land. We shall begin our race to the mysterious lands to the east at 10 am on the morning of June 2nd 2007 A.S. XLII. The day shall reach fruition at 11 pm after a wondrous foreign and exotic feast. The Normans may have a head start but the Saxons and the Baron are hot on the trail; which team will reach the Holy land first and seize the glory? Location:
Canton of Petrea Thule (Millbrook, Ontario)

May 24th

Ragnaroc V

Ragnaroc is back! The event will be held at the fabulous Camano Island State Park, about halfway between Seattle and Vancouver, BC. Despite the island description, no ferries or bridges are required to get to the site.

Come to the edge of the sea for four days of fighting and revelry to match Valhalla.

Camano Island State Park, WA (no ferry needed)
May 30 - June 3, 2007 (weekend AFTER Memorial Day) Location:
Stanton, Washington

AEthelmearc Academy

The Shire of Misty Highlands is proud to host a day long of learning at the AEthelmearc AEcademy on June 23, 2007 at Salem International University, 234 West Main Street, Salem , WV . In addition to the many A&S classes you would expect to find, we are seeking classes on "SCA Life". There is also plenty of field for martial classes, so ready your weapons and skills. Teacher registration is now open & you may register here until June 8. Watch for class listings on the AEcademy website here. There will be an A&S display and a scribal backlog display with prizes, so bring your finest projects to share. In addition, we'll also be hosting an "Ask a Laurel" table, so make sure you bring your questions. Location:
Shire of Misty Highlands (Salem, West Virginia)

Defenders of Sherwood VII

The Shire of Misty Highlands once again challenges all to join us for battle and competition in the forests of Sherwood. This year Robin and his band will boldly face the Sheriff's forces in scenic Sherwood Forest, where they will attempt to best each other in contests of rapier, archery and full armored engagements on the field with combat archery. Of course the merry men will also offer thrown weapons, an A&S display, a scribal tea, rapier woods battles, plus a medieval Italian feast created by Don Anias Fenne. The evenings will also see bardic activities, drumming, and dancing. Location:
Shire of Misty Highlands (Ellamore, West Virginia)

Summer Solstice

Come one come all and get ye to Hrafnafjr's first ever Summer Solstice Event!

Join us as we celebrate the mighty summer and all its glory! We will start with a Rapier Tournament to test the mettle all those who wield steel! This will be a "Defend Your Honor" tourney and you better come with your best wit for fun. This will be followed with a Heavy Combat Tournament that will test the endurance of all who dare to enter. You will fight a Gauntlet of men until you have fought every one who enters. Then you will take your place at the rear of the gauntlet and the next takes their place. If all goes well there may be Location:
Hrafnafjor (Nikiski, Alaska)

Privateers' Gathering

Will you too join the ranks of the privateer in defense of Queen and country? Those skilled in blade or bow & of great fortitude, make haste & mark the day! The fleet needs those of armored combat, archery, privateer & rapier skill to compete for the bounteous treasure.

Those small of stature but mighty in heart are much needed as well & there be special feats of skill reserved for the smalls to aide in the battle. Location:
Barony of Arn Hold (Hagerman, Idaho)

May 23rd

Regional Fight Practice

The Shire of Sterlynge Vayle invites our friends and neighbors to join us for our weekly fight practice and picnic in Otsiningo Park on Sunday, July 15, 2007. This will be a very relaxed get together for fighting, eating and socializing with our friends.

We will begin gathering around noon, and will go until people are tired of fighting. Please come join us to share stories and swordplay. If you know of anyone who is interested in checking out SCA fighting for the first time, this will be the perfect opportunity. Please bring any loaner gear that you may have for newcomers. This will be in a beautiful public park, so there will probably be people wandering over to watch the fighting and maybe ask some questions. Garb is strongly encouraged. We will provide meats to cook on the grill – hamburgers, hot dogs, and sausages, as well as rolls, fixings, and ice. Please bring your picnic gear, a dish to pass, and drinks. Location:
Shire of Sterlynge Vayle (Binghamton , New York)

Sport of Kings: Academy of Armored Combat

"Sport of Kings: Academy of Armored Combat" is a four day learning event presenting to students of all interests and backgrounds an opportunity to learn about all the activities that support and glorify the tournament, and an opportunity for aspirants to martial skill to learn from accomplished practitioners. Pre-registration with payment is only required for those taking classes.

See our webpage for more on Location:
Barony of Three Mountains (Estacada, Oregon)

Plato's Birthday Celebration and Champions Tournamen

Join Their Excellencies of Citadel and the Medici family at their summer estate and winery, La Vina, in the sunny southern Outland's countryside as they celebrate Plato's Birthday and have their annual Baronial A&S Competition and Collegium.

The fabulously beautiful site has a stage, two acres with grass, and trees with a gorgeous view of the Mesilla Valley and the Franklin mountains on the historic Don Juan Onate Trail. Let the acres of grape vines and fresh air take you to the countryside of Florence where we will choose our Baronial A&S Champion, Visiting A&S Champion, and Science Champion so everyone is welcome to enter. The competition will occur in the morning and the collegium with symposiums will be in the afternoon with scientific oddities and surprise entertainments in the evening. There will be rapier, heavy, and heraldic fighting so bring your armor and weapons, too. Enjoy the traditional Italian pastoral luncheon by Mistress Bahiyyah and an Italian feast by Mistress Leah during the evening of Bacchanalian festivities. Location:
Citadel of the Southern Pass (La Union, New Mexico)

Baron's War

The Barony of Dragonsspine presents Baron's War, July 16-29, 2007 at the Lost Burro Camp Ground in Florissant, Colorado.

Lost Burro Camp Ground
Florissant, CO

Lady Kiara Loftus (Therese Hofheins)

Co-autocrat: Location:
Barony of Dragonsspine (Florissant, Colorado)

Melee Madness

Madness in the form of battle fever has once again descended upon the Barony of Endless Hills! The Barony invites all to join us as Melee Madness returns with the classic Warlord tourney and five man melee team combat. Enjoy a day of melee combat in preparation for Pennsic.

A Gold Chain Tournament will be hosted by Earl Sir Yngvar the Dismal and Sir Murdoch Bayne. For the fencers, there will also be a fencing "Armor-as-Worn" tourney and a Warlord tourney. For both the heavy and fencing Warlord tournaments all are invited/requested to bring along something to place in the Warlord's treasure chest. Sir Murdoch humbly asks that participants in the Warlord’s tournament refrain from using duct tape or pads as their submission to the Warlord chest. Torch lit fencing will also be held, weather permitting. In addition to heavy fighting and fencing, there will also be archery, youth combat and thrown weapons available. A number of A&S classes will be held as well. Location:
Canton of Riverouge (Clifford, Pennsylvania)

Quad War

The plains of Avacal roll with sounds of impending ... Quad War! What a way to play! Everybody wins!

The earth will rumble with the forces of The Coronets and Their Heirs. Choose your team! Display your pledge with a heraldic tile. Undecided? Even the odds - it'll make the contest more fun!

Gather in the heart of Avacal where we beat swords and drums fanning the flames of war and merriment. Partake in activities to entertain everyone: Location:
Barony of Myrgan Wood (Marsden, Saskatchewan)

St. Sebastian's Archery

Reports of an abundance of game feeding off the fertile fields and pastures of our kingdom will have our band of intrepid archers returning to the same area we hunted last year.

August 10-12, 2007

The shoot-master is contemplating new and entertaining shoots, and of course we will be having the Traditional St Sabs Flaming Arrow Night Shoot. Shooting will begin Saturday morning at 10:00 am. There will be Location:
Barony of Caerthe (Denver Colorado)

Highlands War XIII - CANCELLED

Welcome! All ye gentlefolk of the great kingdoms from around the knowne world are hereby invited to attend Highlands War XIII, hosted by the Barony of Ered Sul in the Kingdom of Atenveldt!

This event is held in the cool pine forests of the high mountains surrounding Flagstaff, AZ, and will take place from Fri., Jul. 27 - Mon., Jul. 30, 2007.

Come cool your brow and enjoy festivities and events in the clean and cool air of our beautiful mountain barony! Location:
Barony of Ered Sul (Flagstaff, Arizona)

Atenveldt Arts & Sciences Competition

The day draws nigh for Atenveldt’s Kingdom Arts and Sciences Competition. This year, the date has changed to Sat., Jul. 14. Please join us for a wonderful day full of the arts!

Location: The event will be held at the Fountain of Life Church (710 S. Kolb Road, Tucson). Please note that the site is dry. Smoking is in designated areas only, and pets are not allowed.

Schedule: The site will be open from 9 a.m. - 7 p.m. Please allow yourself time for setting up your arts display. Location:
Tucson, AZ

Calontir A&S Championships & Trilevels

The Shire of Lost Forest invites you all to attend Calontir's Arts & Sciences Championships and Trilevels.

Saturday - July 14th, 2007
9:00am - 8:00pm

Hosted for FREE by the
Shire of Lost Forest

Site opens at 9:00 a.m. and closes at 8:00 p.m. Setup at 8:00 a.m.

The site is in the Shire of Lost Forest, Warrensburg, MO on Central Missouri State University's Campus in the Student Union Ballroom at the corner of Clark & Holden Streets. Location:
Shire of Lost Forest (Warrensburg, Missouri)

Sir Sagan's Workshop II


Heavy and Rapier fighters:
Mark your Calendars for Friday July 27th , Saturday July 28th, and Sunday July 29th. This is a continuation of what we studied last year with Sir Sagan. I have posted the notes from his last visit to the Oerthan List under "Files". It is recommended that you access these notes as a refresher, and study up. That way we can take full advantage of his training in the limited time frame. Location:
Eskalya (Anchorage, Alaska)

May 22nd

Atenveldt A&S Collegium

The Autocrats for the Atenveldt Kingdom Arts & Sciences Collegium welcome all gentles of the glorious Kingdom of Atenveldt to join us on June 2 in the Barony of Sundragon for a beautiful day of education and fun. Location:
Glendale, AZ

Kingdom of Meridies Arts & Sciences Faire

The Shire of Brantestone Proudly Presents The Kingdom of Meridies Arts &Sciences Faire

June 1-3,2007
Camp Woodmen of the World, North Alabama
414 WOW Road,
Blountsville AL 35031

The Shire of Brantestone sends a request for all of the Kingdoms Artisans and Skilled Gentles to come and display your excellence and prowess during a weekend of fun, competitions and classes! All kingdom arts and sciences rules and categories apply. Besides classes, there will be guild meetings, information tables and artists corners where you can work on your projects or learn something new from others. Location:
Shire of Brantestone (Blountsville, Alabama)

Warriors and Warlords XIV

Basic Information: The Baronies of Nordskogen and Jaravellir present Warriors and Warlords XIV.

Warriors and Warlords XIV will be held at:
Chippewa Valley Music Festivals
24447 County Highway S
Cadott, WI 54727

Hosted by the Baronies of Nordskogen and Jararvellir.

The event runs from Thursday, July 5 to Sunday, July 8, 2007.

Important! All attendees are required to familiarize themselves with the site rules! Please read the following carefully: Location:
Baronies of Nordskogen and Jararvellir (Cadott, Wisconsin)

May 11th

Summer Revel (Mid-Summer Feast)

My Lords and Ladies, the good people of Fendrake Marsh invite you, one and all, to join our fair shire, for a night of feasting and frivolity. Feast will be served at 5pm (please adjust for SCA time differential). Menu includes; Salad, butters, fruits, cheese, rotisseried chicken, saffron rice, spiced pear stew, roast beef, seasoned cauliflower, stuffed eggs, gingerbread, and fine cakes.

June 9, 2007 Location:
Shire of Fendrake Marsh (Fallon, Nevada)

Klash of the Kelts

Flaming Sky presents Klash of the Kelts, May 19, 2007.

Ecole secondaire publique l'ODYSSEE
480 Norman St.
North Bay, ON Site

Opens: 10 am - 9 pm

Site Fee: Donation.
Feast: Adult $14.00, Children 6-12: $7.00, Free for children under 6.
Make cheques payable to "SCA Inc. - Flaming Sky"

The Activities

  • How to make a great kilt in 15 minutes (no sewing required) Location:
    Flaming Sky (North Bay, Ontario)

Brass Ring Thing VII

Once again, good gentles, do we invite all that is good and great from these Sylvan Lands to celebrate the medieval origins of the carousel and to give aide to the good gentles of the Herschell Carousel Museum. As always, this is a FREE event to all SCAdians who attend in garb and troll in. The day will be full of entertainment, pageantry, arts, games, food and tournaments in Heavy Weapons, Archery, Thrown Weapons, Fencing and, yes, Equestrian. Period dogs under their owner’s control, are welcome. Location:
Barony of the Rhydderich Hael & Canton of Beau Fleuve (North Tonawanda, New York)

St. George and the Dragon

The Shire of Oakheart would like to invite you to St. George and the Dragon

1938 W Blue Springs Rd
Nixa, MO 65714-8010

Site Opens: Friday May 11, 2007 6:00 PM
Site Closes: Sunday May 13, 2007 12:00 PM

Site Fees: Adult Member - $6.00
Adult Non-member surcharge $3.00 additional
Youth (6 - 12) - $3.00
Under 5 - Free
Make checks payable to SCA Inc, - Shire of Oakheart Location:
Shire of Oakheart (Nixa, Missouri)

International Talk Like a Pirate Day

Get pirattitude! September 19 is International Talk Like a Pirate Day.

For information on how to celebrate, visit the official, accept-no-substitutes, Talk Like A Pirate Day Web site at

June Faire XXV

Their Excellencies Cedric Wlfraven and Brighid Ross, and the people of Dragon's Laire, invite you to join Them in celebrating June Faire's Silver Anniversary. The 25th Anniversary shall feature the 'Champion of June Faire Prize Tournament' in both heavy armor and rapier, as well as archery, thrown weapons and equestrian activities. The Marketplace will be grand and glorious! Bards and period entertainment will abound. The Arts and Sciences Community will put on a grand showing. Location:
Barony of Dragon's Laire (Port Gamble, Washington)

May 9th

Rowany Baronial Succession

Come one and all to this Succession of the Barony of Rowany! Celebrate the completion of the tenure of Hrothgar and Helene, and welcome Gui and Aeflaed as the newest Baron and Baroness of Rowany. With all the good things you expect from a feast, and not too much court.

Sir Berenger will be running the Tourney on Saturday.

{NB these details are more up-to-date than what is in May Pegasus} Location:
Barony of Rowany (Ashfield, New South Wales)

May 7th

Mists Spring Investiture

Come celebrate as Their Highnesses of the Mists, Brion of Bellatrix and Lady Ysabella Dolfin, welcome Their Heirs, Leon von Schrecken & Muirgheal nic Cord. It should to be a wonderful day, with fighting, dancing, and laughter. In the evening there will be a feast prepared by Sylvie la Chardonnière and her crew.

Site Information
The site is Odd Fellows Hall
545 Pacific Ave
Santa Rosa CA 95404 Location:
Principality of the Mists (Santa Rosa, California)

May 5th

Barony of Unser Hafen Champions

Barony of Unser Hafen Champions - Equestrian Competition. Equestrians from all Kingdoms welcome.

Saturday, June 2, 2007
9 AM – Noon
Location: Silver Cloud Arabians
40720 N WCR 15
Fort Collins, CO 80524
Directions at

Tournament begins at 10:00 a.m.
Horses to arrive at 9:00 a.m. Location:
Barony of Unser Hafen (Fort Collins, Colorado)

Dragonsspine’s Champions

Dragonsspine’s Champions is fast approaching. Are you ready to compete (or bet on the competitors)? Are you ready to celebrate the 21st birthday of the Outlands (an auspicious age indeed)? Come join us for a weekend of fun and good times as Dragonsspine seeks it’s Champions for the coming year!

The festivities open Friday with general mayhem amongst the Rapier fighters and betwixt the Heavies for fun (and to perhaps size up the Location:
Braony of Dragonsspine (Colorado Springs, CO)