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April 26th

[EAL] Rapier War College

Rapier War College (Where fencers learn melee fighting skills)

Saturday May 3, 2008

Scholar's Hall
888 Trillium Dr.
Kitchener, Ontario

9:30 Doors Open, coffee & snacks
10:00 In class session
11:30 Pizza Lunch
12:30 Armour up & fence
~6:00 Doors close

Autocrats: Sir Edward the Red and Countess Rylyn Buchanan Mark and Beth Patchett Location:
Canton of Bryniau Twywnnog (Kitchener, Ontario)

[ART] Venture the Silk Road

Merchants, soldiers, horsemen, princesses, monks, courtesans, artists and thieves alike had to survive during their travels across this ancient route. Many adventures were had and many tales were told. If your persona was to make the journey, how would you dress, hunt for your meals and tell your story? In other words, how would your persona live daily life while on caravan?

Their Excellencies invite you to display and demonstrate your Location:
Barony of Arnhold (Mountain Home, Idaho)

[AET] War College

The Shire of Misty Highlands is proud to host a day long of martial activities at AEthelmearc War College on June 7, 2008 at Mason Dixon Park, 61 Buckeye Road, Core, WV 26529. There will be pick-up fights and authorizations starting in the morning, with classes beginning at noon. Battles in the afternoon till all are satisfied or ready to partake in the delicious feast prepared by Don Anias Finn ( Please make reservations early, as feast is limited to 48. Location:
Shire of Misty Highlands (Core, West Virginia)

[OUT] Baronesses Gambit

The great Baroness of Caerthe, Mary of Blackthorn has spent this long, cold winter dreaming of the great fighters of her realm. She sent a missive to the beautiful Baroness of Dragonsspine, Lydia of the Pines, to challenge her to a chess match at the first thaw. At the behest of their Excellencies, fighters will meet on the chessboard of battle to support their most excellent Baronesses. Each move on the chessboard by the baronesses will be fought on the tourney field by their fighters. Location:
Barony of Caerthe (Franktown, Colorado)

[ATL] Sapphire Joust IX

Please join us as we bid warm welcome to the incoming Baron and Baroness of Caer Mear. We will be celebrating throughout the weekend with a display of Gules and Azure about your person in anyway you feel might enrich the occasion for all. For most, this means clothing in a heraldic fashion, but we welcome all dsiplays of the Mighty Blue and Red.

Site: Tom Scott Park, 8740 Otterburn Road, Amelia, VA 23002 Location:
Barony of Caer Mear (Amelia, Virginia)

[ART] Kingdom Arts and Sciences

Good Gentles, please join Their Majesties and the assembled nobility in Loch Salann on May 3rd for the Kingdom Arts and Sciences competition.

The Champion Competition will be a minimum of 5 items and a maximum of 7 entries in 3 different grand categories. The score for all entries will be totaled and divided by the number of entries to give the "average" score. The artisan with the highest average score will be declared champion. All entries MUST have documentation to be judged in the competition. Further competition information will be posted on this website, or you may contact Baroness Casamira, the Kingdom Minister of Arts and Sciences, directly. Location:
Barony of Loch Salann (South Salt Lake, Utah)

April 24th

[AET] Will's Revenge XV

Will's Revenge is Back! We will be hosting Will's Revenge at Camp Karoondinha in Milmont, PA. We are planning Archery, Merchants, Archery, Feast, Archery, and more Archery! We're looking at Regular ranges, novice ranges, children's ranges, difficult ranges, night shoot, royal rounds, novelty shoots and a lake shoot. In addition, we're planning a thrown weapons event! An Atlatl range! (What's an Atlatl range?, come and find out!) We will start shooting Saturday morning and go until the range runners get tired! Then, we'll feast and do it again! Location:
Shire of Abhainn Ciach Ghlais (Milmont, Pennsylvania)

[LOC] King Salamander and Isabella's Birthday Bash

On the weekend of the 10-11th May we are holding the King Salamander and Isabella's Birthday Bash and Camping event.

It will be held at Crossroads Medieval Village site near Yass and if you don't feel like camping we can provide some accommodation with the populace. The event will be filled with collegia at this stage on: cooking feasts in earth ovens (Baron Bastian de Grosse), pottery making (Master Alex the Location:
Shire of Torlyon (Yass, New South Wales)

[WES] Winter's Gate Spring Pas

The Sun is returning and the gates of winter are swinging shut. We invite you to revel in the returning warmth of spring. We will start the day with a show of Prowess, Chivalry and Honor as we invite those fighters among us to challenge themselves and others upon the field of battle.

The first part of the day will involve the Tourney for the Champion of the College of St. Boniface. This tourney is open to all fighters who are willing to help the Location:
Barony of Winter's Gate (Fairbanks, Alaska)

[OUT] May Day

O hearken, most glorious Kingdom of the Outlands! The sweet siren call of Spring is upon us, and the Barony of Caer Galen requires the assistance of the Kingdom's budding lords and ladies to come to her aid in locating again the fabled Unicorn Horn. It has come to the attention of the Horn's current guardian that this marvelous and magical device has been whisked away to an otherworldly and fey castle in the sky. We need children of all ages to come and fetch it back for us. The stoutest of heart and mien will be granted the noble task of guarding our Horn for the coming year. Location:
Barony of Caer Galen (Longmont, Colorado)

[ATE] Barmaids

Yes it’s that time of year again! The Barony March of Mons Tonitrus is hosting its annual Barmaids event at the Lower Garden Canyon site on Ft. Huachuca. Trees, shade, babbling brooks (maybe) and competitions with prizes are available for all!

Saturday morning will see Opening Court at 9:00 followed by armor inspection. Prizes will be contested in both Armored and Rapier scenarios "in the tavern" as well as weird weapons (Rapier and Armored) and of course The Barmaid competition! Following the conclusion of the tavern tourneys we will begin the "Boar Hunt" in the forest for those armored fighters who just can’t get enough stick time. Saturday late afternoon will also see a Siege Engine accuracy demonstration. Come fire a bolt high into the sky for a small donation to the American Cancer Society. Location:
Barony March of Mons Tonitrus (Ft. Huachuca, Arizona)

[OUT] Dark Ages Picnic

Dark Ages Picnic: Plague, Punishment and Pleasure (a Dragonspine *non*-event) May 18th 10 am - till the plague takes us all. Bear Creek Park, Bear Creek Park Pavilion 6 Argus and 21st, Colorado Springs, CO (fighter practice location) Admission: Free

Come experience the one aspect of the Middle Ages we normally avoid. THE PLAGUE.

Who says dieing of flesh eating disease can't be fun.

Barony of Dragonspine (Colorado Springs, Colorado)

[ANT] JuneFaire XXVI

Their Excellencies Cedric and Brighid invite you to join with their populace as the Barony of Dragon's Laire celebrates its 26th annual June Faire for a full weekend of festivities. Experience feats of armored combat, the finesse of rapier, high flying missiles, the skillful displays of artisans and the beauty of the bardic arts, as well as some of the finest, handpicked merchants in the known world. Location:
Barony of Dragon's Laire (Port Gamble, Washington)

[ART] High Seas Quest

A plea goes out to all of Artemisia. Your neighbors in Gryphon’s Lair are under attack! The invaders have swarmed us from the sea, with nefarious plans to move inland. Dragon ships, corsairs, privateers, buccaneers and good old-fashioned pirates threaten to loot, plunder and ravage our good lands. Prepare yourself for battles of wit and skill, and for ample enjoyment of this year’s nautical themed Quest. Location:
Barony of Gryphon's Lair (Marriott-Slaterville, Utah)

[LOC] Royal Visit and Rapier Championship

The King is coming! His Majesty Berengar of Nancy will be grace the barony with his presence at the Baronial Rapier Championship and New Year's Celebration.

Saturday will have rapier tourneys, dancing and a feast. The Arts and Sciences competition is for the finest dedication, salutation or lamentation, before, during or after a bout. The feast will be served especially for His Majesty from "To The King's Taste". Also, entertainment fit for a King! Location:
Barony of Politarchopolis (Canberra, Australia)

[GLE] Forest Maiden

A call goes out for all noble fighters to take part in a Heroic Tourney and vie to claim for their consort the title of "Forest Maiden".

The snows have melted; the sweltering heat has yet to arrive. It is time for a Pilgrimage.

The Shire of Blackmoor Keep welcomes you to Northern Spain where, in a tradition dating back to the 8th Century, Santiago de Compostela is the destination of pilgrims. Location:
Shire of Blackmoor Keep (Pineville, Louisiana)

[AET] A Shoote in the Wildwoods

Greetings unto the archers of Aethelmearc and the rest of the Known World. The Barony of Delftwood is elated to invite all to attend our Shoote in the Wildwoods Archery extravaganza. The gates will open at 5:00PM on Friday, August 29, 2008, and will close at 12:00 noon on Monday, September 1, 2008 at Wild Wood Sports Center, 5740 Fikes Rd., Elbridge, NY 13060.

There will be shoots on every day of the event. This event consists of Location:
Barony of Delftwood (Elbridge, New York)

[AET] AEthelmearc Spring AEcademy

On June 20-22, AEthelmearc Spring Academy will be held at the Madison County Fairgrounds, Fairgrounds Road (no street number), Brookfield, NY 13314, in the Shire of Coppertree. This site is approximately 25 miles due south of Utica, NY.

Come one and all and expand your knowledge and skills at this June's AEthelmearc Academy. We are planning a variety of classes ranging from bardic skills, sewing arts, fighting skills to many other Location:
Shire of Coppertree (Brookfield, New York)

[NOR] Ages of War

The Shires of Silfren Mere and Heraldhill present Ages of War: The Great Italian Wars 1494-1559 23-26 May 2008 at the Mower County Fairgrounds in Austin, MN

Armored Combat, Rapier Combat, Archery, A&S Competition, Bardic Activities, Classes, Equestrian, Feasting, Youth Activities

Mower County Fairgrounds
700 12th St. SW
Austin, MN 55912

Fees & Registration
Adults arriving: Location:
Shires of Silfren Mere and Heraldhill (Austin, Minnesota)

April 16th

[CAI] Gyldenholt Baron's Feast

His Excellency Baron Wulfric sends his greetings, and invites one and all to join the Barony of Gyldenholt on Sunday, April 20, 2008 for a day of feasting, revelry, gaming, feasting, dancing, good fellowship and, of course, feasting. As this will be Their Excellencies last Baron's Feast, Her Excellency is promising a memorable repast.

Once again we will gather at Irvine Regional Park (1 Irvine Park Road, Location:
Barony of Gyldenholt (Orange, California)

[ATL] Pas du Foret Mysterieux

In 1455, Baron Gaston of Windmasters' Hill traveled on a diplomatic visit to Barcelona. Here, he and his inspiration, Baroness Rosalind Delamere, have declared that they and their chosen Tenans will defend the Mysterious Forest from all Venans (Challengers). In the Barony of Windmasters' Hill on the 14th day of June, shall the lists be erected with a pine tree with golden fir cones on one end.

Barony of Windmaster's Hill (Leasburg, North Carolina)

[ATE] Brymstonne Bacchanal

The College of Brymstonne once again cordially invites one and all to don their togas, find their fibulas, tie-on their chitons and join us for a day of revelry, games, food, and fun!!

The menu for Bacchanal will continue in the grand Brymstonne tradition of a truelly stellar feast created by Lady Kateryn Treningham!!

Feast Steward: Lady Kateryn Treningham email: Location:
College of Brymstonne (Tempe, Arizona)

[ANS] Champions of Bonwicke

After five years, their Excellencies Kainin and Oriana are retiring as the Landed Nobility of Bonwicke and hereby invite you to come and join Bonwicke as she invests her fifth Baron and Baroness Chiang Ti Lung and Li Xiao Wuya.

Come and seek the honor of being the premiere Champions of Bonwicke for the her newest Baron and Baroness and then join us in our celebration of the feast of St. George. Location:
Barony of Bonwicke (Lamesa, Texas)

[CAI] A Tournament in Dreiburgen

It gives me great pleasure to announce that once again the Canton of Mons Draconis will be hosting the Barony of Dreiburgen's Spring Tournament in conjunction with our 12th Anniversary. Sponsored by the Canton of Mons Draconis, the Grand Tournament of the Spring will occur on the 26th day of April in this the 42nd year Anno Societas (2008) in Beautiful Downtown Dreiburgen at Hunt Park, 4015 Jackson St. in the city of Riverside 92503. Location:
Canton of Mons Draconis (Riverside, California)

[ATL] Barnacled Bullfrog

If you're looking for a fun way to spend Saturday, April 26, come over to the Barony of Marinus and visit our annual below-the-salt tavern event, Barnacled Bullfrog. We promise a day of food, fun, flirting, fighting, and games that you won't soon forget.

Rapier Fighting: Rapier fighters will team up to participate in a Treasure Chest Tourney which will be followed by tavern brawl pickups.

Barony of Marinus (Suffolk, Virginia)

[ATE] Arts and Sciences Competition

The time is nearly upon us to select a new Arts and Sciences Champion for our fair Barony of Sundragon and to bid farewell to the current champion. All members of the populace are encouraged to participate in this A&S Competition, however only those who are members of the Barony of Sundragon may compete for champion. It is not necessary to compete for Champion in order to enter the Competition; participants may also enter as Location:
Barony of Sundragon (Phoenix, Arizona)

[AET] Come Dance and Play!

Come to Delftwood and dance the day away! April 19th from 1 to 5. The first part of the afternoon we will learn the dance steps and the second part we will dance to live musicians!

So come dance the say away or come join the musicians and Play!! Stick around for beer and pizza afterwards.

Heres the directions to the PACC

http://w Location:
Barony of Delftwood (Syracuse, New York)

[AET] 13th Annual Siege of Glengary

Last summer was a time of great hope in the Shire of Sylvan Glen. After months of intense negotiations and diplomacy, we had reached an agreement with our long time enemy, the Barony of Highland Foorde in the Kingdom of Atlantia. We entered into an alliance with our former nemesis with the goal of ridding our respective lands of the bold and brash brigands menacing our highways and byways.

In the fall, we marched onto the field of battle to Location:
Shire of Sylvan Glen (Hedgesville, West Virginia)

[ATL] Barony of Ponte Alto's A&S Practice

Please attend the Barony of Ponte Alto's A&S / Practice next Sunday April 20th from 1:30pm to 4:30pm at Lemon Road Elementary in Falls Church, VA to share lucet techniques, learn tips-n-tricks, and play with string on a Sunday afternoon! (( See below for address and directions ))

What is lucet cord? In short, a strong cord made by looping thin string over a two-prong tool. Common uses in the SCA include cording Location:
Barony of Ponte Alto (Falls Church, Virginia)

[EAS] Sommer Draw

The Shire of Quintavia and the Barony of Bergental are pleased to once again join efforts and talent to produce a quality event that will appeal to the young, the old, the new and the experienced by offering a wide program of martial activities, a sampling of evening entertainments, a lovely site, bounteous hospitality, and all the rough pleasantries of a traditional camping event.

HEAVY WEAPONS -- Come one, come all! Sommer Draw will host both spear and melee tournaments, featuring innovative as well as traditional formats, with prizes to be given out. Inspections and authorizations will begin promptly at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, with the tournaments starting around noon. Our site boasts fine fields for your favourite martial activity. Rest assured, there will be plenty of fighting for all! Should you have any questions, please contact our heavy Marshal-in-Charge, Lord Arik Coer du Luttrere (contact info below). Location:
Shire of Quintavia (Greenfield, Massachusetts)