In October, 2010, members of the Barony of the Far West met in the Stronghold of Battle Rock (Okinawa) to witness the tournament which would determine their new Baron and Baroness. Regie Cantu of Stars and Stripes Okinawa has the story. (photos)
For many on the U.S. military installation, this was a first taste of the SCA and an introduction to SCA-style armored combat. Members of the group spoke with the reporter and offered insight into the organization and its combat rules.