An Tir

Kingdom of An Tir

Moon Festival

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Greetings and salutations unto the populace of An Tir from the Shire of Coeur du Val! We cordially invite you to join in our celebration of the harvest season as we honor the Moon in the traditions of our Khan and Khatun of the Summits. It is a time to reflect on the year and to see your loved ones in the shining moon. There will be wondrous foods of lands far to the East, beyond the rising sun. Classes will be held, so that all may be scholars of the arts. Location:
Shire of Coeur du Val (Corvallis, Oregon)

Harvest Tourney: Crimson Sky War

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As the summer fades away the sky will turn crimson in the Barony of Terra Pomaria. Come help us defend our lands from the threat of a long cold winter on Friday the 6th of October at Willamette Mission State Park in Kaiser Oregon with the return of Crimson Sky War. In addition to the war there will be a Two Man tournament to celebrate the harvest and the great bounty of our barony will go to the most worthy fighters on the field. Archers, Bring your Bows to help us hunt to build up our supplies for winter and Bards bring your bardic talents for all to celebrate and listen to by the warmth of our fire. Artisans Come display your wears and rapier fighters come hone your skills. Location:
Barony of Terra Pomaria (Kaiser Oregon)

An Tir Man's Armor Featured in Hollywood Films

Blacksmith and SCA member Ugo Serrano has successfully combined reality and fantasy by using his medieval craftsmanship to create armor and weapons used in the movies. Leslie Slape of the Daily News (Olympia, Washington) reports.

Gabriel Luvedey and Avin Wulfrun New Heirs to the Principality of the Summits

Finngall McKetterick reports that Gabriel Luvedey was victorious in the recent Coronet Tournament in An Tir's Principality of the Summits. The Tourney was held in Glyn Dwfn with a field of 33 fighters.

A civilized society

Nolene Triska of the Estacada News reports on her visit to the "Bows and Blades" event held recently in the Kingdom of An Tir.

Sven & Signy New An Tir Prince & Princess

Duke Sven, fighting for Signy, beat Squire Viktor to become the Crown Prince of the Kingdom of An Tir during the recent Crown Tourney.

Oktoberfest/Toys for Tots Tourney

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The Barony of Wealdsmere would like to welcome you to our annual Oktoberfest/Toys for Tots Tourney. We will have good food, good fighting, and good dancing! This year, Wealdsmere’s Oktoberfest/Toys for Tots Tourney will be held at the Lincoln County Fairgrounds in Davenport, Washington.

The site will open at 9:00 AM. Fighting offered will be heavy combat tournament style and rapier. Weather permitting there will also be archery. Location:
Barony of Wealdsmere (Davenport, Washington)

Académie de la Renaissance

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What: a Grand Ithra
When: October 14 & 15
Where: Napavine, WA...
Map to Site

Websites
-->Ithra: http://ithra.antir.sca.org
-->Antir: http://antir.sca.org/Upcoming/?Event_ID=1469
Location:
Napavine Senior High School, 404 4th Ave NE, Napavine, WA 98565

This means war! The legions of Oregon's Society for Creative Anachronism meet for a mighty clash of arms in Lebanon.

The Oregon City News reports from Tryggvi's War, at Cheadle Lake Park.

Archery Fest

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Archers of AnTir, pray attend! Archery Fest in the Barony of Vulkanfeldt is fast approaching. Once again it is time to choose a new Baronial Protector. Do you know who our current one is? Come shoot the York, Clout, King's Deer, Royal Rounds, wand slot and everyone's favorite Light You are Dead. Fred may even be sporting a new tunic after last year's messy conclusion. There will also be a new A&S contest for the prettiest arrow to be judged by the members of the O.G.G.S. Archery Fest will be back at its traditional site once again this year at Fulbright Park in Union Gap. So grab your bow and arrows and come out ready to shoot! Location:
Barony of Vulkanfeldt (Yakima, Washington)

An Tir Kingdom Bardic Championship

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Their Royal Majesties and the Barony of Dragon's Laire invites one and all to witness the contest to determine the next Kingdom Bardic Champion! Entries shall be judged individually on Saturday and conclude with an audience appeal performance on Saturday evening. Please join us on Sunday to witness the final portion where those with the highest Saturday scores will compete for the Championship and the next Kingdom Bardic Champion shall be declared! Location:
Barony of Dragon's Laire (Bainbridge Island, Washington)

SCAdian Musicians Perform in Powell River

Members of the local SCA chapter in Vancouver, British Columbia participated in a musical evening at Powell River's Boxwood Cottage garden recently where they presented a program of medieval music.

Emprise of the Black

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Thundering hooves, fluttery banners, pomp and ceremony! TWO equestrian tournaments, as well as a heavy counted blow pas and numerous other prizes to be vied for!

The Barony of Madrone is proud to be hosting the 6th annual Emprise of the Black Lion on Sept 8-10th at Reber Ranch in Kent, WA (with gracious permission from the Shire of Wyewood)

This event, one of the premier equestrian events of the year is one of Location:
Barony of Madrone (Kent, Washington)

Middle Ages and Science Fiction Meet in Seattle

Science Fiction and Fantasy co-existed with Middle Ages reenactors at the recent Norwescon convention held at the SeaTac Doubletree Inn in Seattle, Washington. Richard Seven of Pacific Northwest Magazine covered the story.

Photos from An Tir Coronation Online

Sarah Toich has posted an album of photos from the recent Coronation in the Kingdom of An Tir.

Tymberhavene First Birthday Bash

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What can I say about our 1st Birthday Bash of our New Shire Tymberhavene? It is to be held at LaVerne Park, just outside of Coquille, Oregon.

MapQuest has good directions for folks, and it will be Campout, Camp Fire Entertainment nightly, Archery and Throwing Weapon contests, Beginning Archery for anyone, by Oregon Mountain Arrow Shop in North Bend. They will brign Bows and Arrows to use.

Location:
ShireTymberhavene (Coquille, Oregon)

Summits Fall Coronet Tournament

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Come get away from the mundane world and witness epic deeds while relaxing lakeside, surrounded by natural beauty but served by civilized amenities. The site is only 35 miles off of I-5 up scenic Highway 62, on the way to Crater Lake, nestled in the heart of the Summit’s namesake mountains.

The site for Fall Coronet 2006 is Joseph Stewart State Park. The site has hot showers, indoor flush restrooms and fresh water taps. It also has curbside loading and unloading and paved paths for easy access, as well as spacious parking a short walk from the camping area. There is abundant, shady camping on level grass, including a “Period Village” with lots of room for period encampments around the large central list field. It also includes views of the lake and a playground and camp store a short drive or hike down a scenic walking path away. Multiple picnic tables may also be available. Location:
Glyn Dwfn, Summits, An Tir (Trail, OR)

Washington Medieval Faire "Awesome!"

“This is really awesome,” said Tasmin Trautman, 12. “I like the forges, the ceremonies and the music. I will come back next year for sure.” Annie Tietje of the North Kitsap (Washington) Herald chronicles the activities at the recent Medieval Faire presented in Port Gamble by the Barony of Dragon’s Laire.

An Tir September Crown Tournament

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Their Majesties King Amalric and Queen Caia would like to invite you to join them in the tournament to choose their successors!

Steward (Autocrat):
His Lordship Quentin Martel
quentin@shittimwoode.org

Site information
The event will be held at Hovander Park in the Shire of Shittimwoode. The address is 5299 Nielsen Avenue, Ferndale, WA. Location:
Shire of Shittimwoode (Ferndale, Washington)

An Tir July Coronation

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The Barony of Dragon's Laire welcomes all to witness the Coronation of the Heirs to the Mighty King Sven and the Beautiful Queen Signy as They take Their rightful places upon the Sable Throne of An Tir.

This weekend of July Coronation also bears witness to the challenge required of all those who would compete to become the next Champion of An Tir.

Other activities over the weekend will include Arts and Sciences displays (including a Phred), Archery and Thrown Weapons, other marshallate activities, Bardic performances of all kinds, as well as the many meetings usually associated with a Coronation Event. Location:
Barony of Dragon's Laire (Port Gamble, Washington)

AnTir - West War

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As the sun peaks in strength, so does the restlessness of the An Tirian Warriors. WAR will soon tear at our friendly borders and the West Kingdom does call to arms all heavy fighters, light fighters, rapiers, archers and equestrians alike.

Autocrat: m'lady Ryssza Polander
June 30-July 2, 2006
West / An Tir War
Kingdom of the West (Yreka, CA)

We have established a location friendly to warriors and travelers alike - we Location:
Kingdom of the West (Yreka, California)

Dragon's Laire Demo Introduces Public to the SCA

Annie Tietje of the North Kitsap Herald learned about the SCA at a recent demo conducted by the local group in Port Gamble, Washington.

Sven Odin-Eye to be Elevated in An Tir

At Their Final Court during the Kingdom of An Tir's Spring Coronation, Their Majesties will elevate Sven Odin-Eye to the Order of the Laurel.

Iron and Ink Retreat

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Iron and Ink is offered as a weekend retreat for the Artisans of the Inland's Region of Central AnTir. However, anyone and everyone who desires to join in and take part are most welcome.

Members of the Most Ancient and Noble Order of the Laurel who reside in the Inlands Region are expressly invited to attend and teach their preferred art and to encourage their apprentices in the same. We would like to request Members of the Order of the Jambe de Lion and other Inlands Area Artisans also to please consider teaching a favorite art form at this event. Location:
Shire of Ambergard (Ephrata, Washington)

Count Sir Amalric Victorious in An Tir Crown Tournament

Her Grace, Duchess Angharad Drakenhefd reports that 99 combatants took the field on May 20 in the An Tir Crown Tournament, held in the Shire of Ambergard (Moses Lake, WA). Count Sir Amalric Blackhart, "inspired beyond belief" by his consort, Countess Caia Snowden, overcame all comers to become the next Crown Prince of An Tir.

Celtic Revolt

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The Celts are Revolting! The Celts are Revolting! They really  shouldn't be, because this year the "Celtic Women" are returning for everyone to fight over! Baron Fergus and Baroness Renata invite you all to attend and  enjoy the brutal battles as the Celtic warriors attempt to escort their  "Women" past the foe and back to their home. There will be many war scenarios, a last man standing Tourney, as well as A&S contests, a Siege Kitchen, and many other activities. All in a beautiful mountain setting on  the Coeur d'Alene river. Location:
Barony of Wealdsmere (Pritchard, Idaho)

Pacific University Returns to the Middle Ages

The Pacific University History Department, the Center for Women and Gender Equity and the Barony of Three Mountains hosted a Medieval Faire April 29, 2006 on the University's campus in Oregon.

Director's Theatre Festival to Feature SCA Participation

British Columbia's City of Chilliwack will get a taste of all types of theatre, including demos by the SCA, during the upcoming University College of the Fraser Valley's 11th annual Director’s Theatre Festival.

Egil Skallagrimsson Memorial Tournament XXXII

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The Barony of Adiantum presents the Egil Skallagrimsson Memorial Tournament XXXII May 26-29, 2006 in Eugene, Oregon.

Location:
Lynx Hollow Park
Barony of Adiantum
Eugene, Oregon.

Dates:
Memorial weekend, May 26-29th 2006

Contact:
egils32@yahoogroups.com

http Location:
Barony of Adiantum (Eugene, Oregon)

A Grand Thing

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The Barony of Stromgard and the Village of Bjorgvin would like the invite you all to A Grand Thing. This will be a period event, focusing on Norse and Irish traditions of the Viking Era, with fighting, contests, games, and a grand feast! There will be a multi-weapons tournament, A Viking raiders tournament of ships, and a monastery raid where you get to keep all the booty you can escape with.

Location:
Barony of Stromgard (Stevenson, Washington)