Knights' Academy

The Kingdom of Gleann Abhann's Knight's Academy

Where: WOW Site in Hattiesburg MS
When: 19-21 Oct 2007

Join Shire of Dragoun's Weal as we host an event dedicated to the Chivalric virtues of Honor and Courtesy as well as the Art of Armored Combat. Knight's Academy is dedicated to help teach the Chivalric Code not just to fighters but to the entire populace. We will have open discussions on the Knightly Virtues along with other Classes in the morning and that afternoon the Knights will help guide and coach fighters with their technique against various weapons styles while Ladies from the Orders of the Diamond and the Rose will hold other classes . That evening following a feast of fine German cuisine brought to us by the famous THL Magdalena, we will have a haunted house for the kids both big and small sponsored by Baroness Roz..

AutoCrat: Count Sir Aengus Mac Owein mka Dale Moss
Reservation: Countess Meaghan Arsmith mka Teresa Moss
Feastocrat: THL Magdelena

Tentative Schedule :
Friday Night: Open discussion on Knightly Virtues
Saturday Morning: Discussions

Sample of Classes to include:

  • General acceptable rules: Behavior within the SCA and how they differ between Kingdoms and Mundane Culture.
  • Chivalric behavior for non fighters: Common courtesy and decency.
  • Dressing well on the field - you might not be the best fighter, but you can look like the best
  • Consort College: (HOLY CRAP!!!!! HE WON CROWN!!!! Brought to you by the Knight's Wives Panel.)
  • Role of Squire
  • How non-fighters can help out with Tournaments

Saturday after Lunch: Fighting and Classes

A Challenge Bear pit Tournament. Squires challenge the knights in various weapon styles for points. Certain weapon styles carry more points. Person with the most points will be declared winner.

After the BearPit, Classes in various weapon styles and technique will be held as well.

Along with other classes for non- fighters Location:
Shire of Dragoun's Weal (Hattiesburg Mississippi)