Pennsic War

Pennsic War

Pennsic War is held in August each year at Cooper's Lake Campground in western Pennsylvania (USA). It lasts two weeks and typically attracts more than ten thousand people.

House Blacksword Offers Ealdormere Citizens Pennsic Challenge

Isabella Vanicelle, Deputy Commissar for the Ealdormere Commissariat, has announced a fundraiser challenge to raise money for the kingdom's program which offers support for fighters.

Pennsic Independent

The Pennsic Independent is a newspaper actually published in paper and electronic form directly from the Pennsic War each year.

Poeta Atlantia to Sponsor Poetic Challenge at Pennsic

Mar Yaakov HaMizrachi of Poeta Atlantia has announced the Known World Poetic Challenge, which will be held at this year's Pennsic War.

Pennsic War XXXIII

Teaching Classes at Pennsic War 33

Mistress Chai'usun, who is in charge of this year's A&S class scheduling for Pennsic, is still seeking instructors to register for class sessions.

Japanese Arts Workshops and Classes Planned for Pennsic 33

Solveig Throndardottir will be offering three week-long intensive workshops and three short classes at Pennsic this summer, focusing on Japanese culture, arts, and history.

Be a Hero, Save a Life at Pennsic War

Lady Angelique d'Herisson has announced that a blood drive will be held at this year's Pennsic War.

Known World Players Sought

The Known World Players will be holding auditions for a production of Chaucer's "Canterbury Tales" which will be presented at this year's Pennsic War.

Pennsic University Announces Policy Changes

Dame Catriona Mac Duff, Deputy Mayor of Cultural Affairs for Pennsic 33, has announced several changes to class policies for Pennsic 33.

Chirurgeons Seeking Service Input

Mistress Aine, Deputy to the Pennsic War Chirurgeon, is seeking input from non-chirurgeons to improve service at Chirurgeon's Point.

Pennsic 33 Pre-Registration and Group Registration Open

Campers and group or household Land Agents can register on-line for Pennsic War 33 at Pennsicwar.org, the official Pennsic website.

Disabilities Coordinator Makes Plans for Pennsic 33

Katya Zhdana Volkova Kievskaya, Disabilities Services Coordinator for Pennsic 33, has already begun making preparations for the August War.

Pennsic War Returns to NPR

Karen Given's report on the Pennsic War was rerun recently on National Public Radio's "Only a Game."

Shard Laughlin, Pennsic Merchant, Dies After Fall

Shard Laughlin, merchant and member of the SCA, died November 9, 2003 at the age of 35 in the Chicago area after a fall from a ladder.

University Project to Collect First Pennsic Stories

Lady Avice is collecting accounts of the first Pennsic War for a class project.

Official Attendance Numbers Released for Pennsic War 32

The Pennsic Exchequer, Master Alaric, has released the final count of gentles on site at Pennsic 32.

Living in Style at Pennsic

Want something a little more substantial than a dome tent for Pennsic? Consider a Moorish cottage complete with timbered ceiling and loft.

"Across America" to Feature Pennsic War

Subscribers to DIRECTV will want to set their VCRs to "record" when HD.Net's "Across America" airs a segment filmed at Pennsic 32.

Ealdormere Subjects Featured in CBC Documentary

CBC: Canadian Broadcast Corporation reporter Mike Smith, from Ottawa (Canada), spent four days at Pennsic 32.

Experiencing the Times [Pennsic]

Youngstown Vindicator: The Youngstown (Ohio) Vindicator has published an article about the Pennsic War.

More Photos from Pennsic 32

Raven of Drachenwald shares photos from Pennsic 32.

National Public Radio Airs Feature Story on Pennsic 32

NPR: "Only A Game" is the title of a weekly sports program, produced by Boston University Public Radio station WBUR. Today's edition of the show features Pennsic War 32, with interviews and coverage of two major battles.

Pennsic Rapier Champions Featured on Photo Page

Lord Liam of the East Kingdom has posted photos by Don Brokk Jarlsson of the Pennsic 32 Rapier Champions Battle.

View Pennsic Photos on Pennsic.net

Alexander the Lost maintains a website dealing with past Pennsic Wars, including the most recent. Don't miss the photo albums.

Tent Damage Reported from Pennsic Fireworks Due to Freak Winds

A freak gust of upper-level wind drove embers from the Pennsic fireworks display eastward into a camping area, damaging several tents.

Calontir Knight Remembers Pennsic 32 Battles

Sir Kirk FitzDavid of the Kingdom of Calontir shares a Knight's-eye view of the Pennsic 32 battles.

Period Fireworks Displayed at Pennsic 32

Pennsic 32, held as usual at Cooper's Lake Campground near Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania (USA), featured a display of mostly-period pyrotechnics. Iustinos Tekton has posted a photo album of the performance.

Arts and Sciences on Parade at Pennsic 32

Myriad artisans displayed their fine workmanship at the Coopers' barn on Monday.

Tyger Roars in Woods at Pennsic

The Pennsic Woods Battle, held Monday, was a victory for the East Kingdom.