Come one come all to the 30th anniversary of the Shire of Arenal celebrated at Arabian Nights this July 4th and 5th, in Pensacola FL. This year's theme is A Mongol's Paradise XXXanadu! We are focusing on the melding of cultures resulting from the Mongol invasion of the Arabs in the 13th century.
The traditional Lion of the Desert double elimination tourney and Lord
Malcolm Mcphee light weapons Rose Tourney will be held on Saturday.
Shire of Arenal (Pensacola, Florida)
Want a chance to bring out the big toys? The rapidly approaching Jester's Folly has just such a reason; Breach or Defend the Caerthen Fortress Wall. Any and all Combat Approved Siege equipment will find a place in the Siege Battle on Saturday, June 21st.The heavy troops on all sides will be counting on the Siege Engineers to make an opening in that wall.
Imagine... a beautiful wooded encampment where we can relax and enjoy
Barony of Caer Galen (Lupton, Colorado)
Onager offers replicas of ancient catapults as used by the Romans and other cultures up until the medieval period. These are fully functional wooden kits. Makes a great display piece, science project or gift for anyone with an interest in history, engineering or physics.
Build a working model trebuchet! Many sizes and styles are available, all fully functional. Makes a great display piece, educational project or gift for anyone with an interest in history, engineering or physics.
Shattered Oak Shire’s third Siege the Day Event is coming soon! Help us replicate a Medieval Siege. You’ll see Siege Weapons demonstrations & contests, engage in Heavy Combat, Rapier Combat, Archery & Thrown Weapon competitions, Blacksmithing Demonstrations, and much, much more!
FREE! Site fee is DONATION ONLY, and will be split between Event Costs and Northshield Endowment Fund.
Shire of Shattered Oak (Hixton, Wisconsin)
Our theme is “Have a Summer Fling” – Trebuchets and Catapults are all welcome (when accompanied by responsible adult). Please bring your own or use our very limited supplies (branches, rope, advice). A largish Traction Trebuchet (see websites) that uses human power teams that haul down ropes will be provided so TRACTION TREBUCHET
The Canton of Greyfells presents:
R R #3 Napanee, ON
Canton of Greyfells (Napanee, Ontario)
The call has gone out far and wide; bring all your BIG toys to see who can shoot the furthest, the most accurately and make the most destruction!
Come and take part in the Incipient Shire of Radburne’s first siege engine
tourney! This is a camping event with tourney and feast!
The site will open Friday to Sunday. Friday night will be a soup kitchen,
breakfast and lunch will be provided Saturday and Sunday and don’t forget
Incipient Shire of Radburne (Wellington, New South Wales)
In March 2007, 300 will open in theatres. The movie, based on a graphic novel by Frank Miller (Sin City), chronicles the Spartans at the Battle of Thermopylae, when 300 Spartans led an army of 5,000 against the Persian army of two million and held them off for a week.
In Lochac, a web-based public action campaign has been launched to preserve non-contact combatant in the SCA, after a new edition of the SCA Marshal's Handbook began requiring standard heavy-combat armour for siege crews and combat archers society-wide.
Several years ago, Glynn Mapes of the Wall Street Journal wrote this wonderful article about Hew Kennedy, a wealthy eccentric in Shropshire, England, who entertains himself and his guests by hurling everthing from grand pianos to automobiles hundreds of meters through the air, using a trebuchet he and a friend built.
Friedrich Ethelred aus Schloss Trier, Estrella War XXII Internal Publicity Deputy, has announced three additional special events at the War: a Progressive Weapons Rapier Tourney, sponsored by the Kingdom of Caid, a siege engine competition, sponsored by Atenveldt, and Defenders of the White Scarf Tourney, sponsored by the Southern Academy of Rapier.
To arms! To Arms! The enemy is upon us! Now is the time for War!!! The terrible, evil, stinky, nasty "bad guys" seek to thwart our valiant populace and raid them of their bounteous harvest. The enemy has brought their siege weapons and warriors but we shall prevail behind our strong castle walls. Siege is the theme. Polish your armor, pack up your pavilions, banners, war drums and camp followers and prepare for a week-end of battles most noble and more fun than you can shake a sword at. Come one, come all to our aid and help us defend our lands and celebrate the harvest. The more the merrier!
Apart from the face-off of mighty siege engines, this three-day encampment will include war scenarios, A&S, feasting, tourneying, reveling, a ball, and all manner of other enticements and phantasies to occupy the time, titillate the taste-buds and exercise the bodies of participants. Visitors to our Barony will of course experience our famous Southron Gaard hospitality, so by all means start making your travel plans now!