An Tir

Kingdom of An Tir

[ANT] Harvest Ball

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For centuries, commoners and nobles alike have celebrated events in life with dancing. Notable among these events in life is the completion of the annual harvest. The Honorable Barony of Dragons' Laire chooses to continue that tradition.

Accompanied by bards from throughout An-Tir, Abbot Siôn of Dragons' Laire will teach a variety of dances over four hours. The Costumers Guild will sponsor a parade of costumes for those who wish to show off their finery. Location:
Barony of Dragon's Laire (Port Orchard, Washington)

[ANT] Toys-For-Tots Tournament

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The Honorable Barony of Dragon's Laire sends greetings and due commendations to all of An Tir, and especially to the Baronies and Principalities whom we greet with a challenge. That is correct. The Gauntlet has been thrown and you have all, all citizens, noble and commoner alike, been challenged to come and show your mettle in our first annual Toys for Tots Tournament November 22nd at Manchester State Park. Location:
Barony of Dragon's Laire (Manchester, Washington)

[ANT] Lionsdale Fall University

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The University of Tir Righ is pleased to announce the classes for the Shire of Lionsdale's Fall University Session to be held October 25th and 26th in Chilliwack, BC. Pre-registration is required; the pre-registration form can be downloaded from the Kingdom website at http://www.antir.sca.org/Pubs/forms/LionsdaleRegistration.pdf Location:
Lionsdale (Abbotsford & Chilliwack, British Columbia)

Hobby turns to career for Washington armorer

Idaho Falls, WA resident Nute Scott used to just think that armoring in the SCA was kind of fun. Now he makes a living at it by selling suits of armor at Renaissance Fairs. Matthews Evans of the Olympia, Washington Olympian has the story.

SCA Fighter on "So You Think You Can Dance Canada"

"So You Think You Can Dance Canada" is a dance reality show and competition that airs on CTV. Izzac Smith, aka Cyrus of Wolfpack, is has made the top 20 for the show. His next big vote comes up on October 9th.

[ANT] Bardic Championship and Kingdom University

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Their Majesties of An Tir & Their Highnesses of Tir Righ invite One & All to join Them for this historic event, hosted by the beautiful Barony of Lions Gate.

Site opens at 9am -5pm Sat.& Sun.

New Westminster Masonic Hall
508 Agnes St.

...2 blocks EAST and 1 block south of Douglas College Site opens at 10am-2am Saturday only. (Pay parking only - Please be careful about no parking zones... New West is very vigilant about ticketing illegally parked vehicles.) Location:
Barony of Lions Gate (New Westminster, British Columbia)

[ANT] Game of Thrones : Stormgods

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Game of Thrones : Stormgods Barony of Stromgard Sept 12-14, 2008 Vancouver, WA

Note the NEW site. The grass-rich rolling hills near Woodland Washington host sunshine, frivolity, camaraderie, open fields and sheltered meadows of an ancient family farm.

Count Sir Tiernan Mor Dal Cais’ landmark tournament “A Game of Thrones and Stormgods” is returning to Stromgard. This format pits teams of heavy fighters in war for supremacy in Stromgard's famous castle, while simultaneously competing for baronial heavy champion. Last year fighters raved it was EPIC! Location:
Barony of Stromgard (Vancouver, Washington)

Vik & Inga Heirs in An Tir

Duchess Angharad Bandaspus Drakenhefd reports a successful end to An Tir's Crown Tournament, which was held 8/31/08. HE Viscount Sir Vik Vikingsson and HE Viscountess Inga the Unfettered, Baroness Borealis, were victorious in a list topping 100 fighters.

Sorrowful news from An Tir

The saddest news that can be written: In the small hours of July 20th, while attending An Tir July Coronation, The Honorable Lord Ciaran Cluana Ferta suffered a massive heart attack and passed away from us.

[ANT] Archery Academy and Ithra

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Join us in the country. Camp on soft grass under trees, observe the ducks on the lake, watch banners flutter in the breeze, and hear the sound of arrows coursing through the air as we turn our attentions to the honorable and celebrated discipline of archery -- the sport of monarchs and tool of war and recreation.

This teaching event has classes for the Archer, Bowyer and Fletcher. There are also Ithra Core and other unique classes. Participate in activities such as archery novelty shoots and royal rounds. Location:
Trojan Park: Rainier, Oregon

[ANT] Briaroak Bash

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Need a break from the heat and busy tourney schedules? The Shire of Briaroak invites you to our return to Wolf Creek Park for our annual Bash event!

Enjoy an A&S Competition under the shaded pavilion, bring your bow and arrows to practice on the archery range, or simply soak away the heat in the nearby cool, shady Wolf Creek. You can also test your prowess in our Defender Tournament, and then compete for prizes in our Benefit Tourney! Location:
Shire of Briaroak, Principality of Summits, Kingdom of AnTir

[ANT] Archery Academy

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Registration is now open for the Archery Academy -- an entire weekend of archery and related topics, September 5-7, at PGE Trojan Park on the banks of the mighty Columbia River. Just an hour from downtown Portland, Oregon; less than that from the airport! Spend a weekend both relaxing and stimulating with us -- a beautiful site, fine company, and lots and lots of shooting at all distances. For Location:
PGE Trojan Park, Columbia County, Oregon

Autumn War Pre-Registration Deadine

If you are planning on attending Autumn War, the deadline for online pre-registration is July 25, 2008.

[ANT] Fibers & Fletchings

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Fibers & Fletchings will be held on Aug 22-24 in Bearwood, a canton of Aquaterra. Chancellor Helene de Navarre will be organizing the classes for this event and will be granting Ithra credit for all classes!

We are looking for instructors for this session, focusing primarily on anything fiber- or archery-related, but not exclusively! I'd like to offer classes for event-support, including heavy & rapier marshalling, field Location:
Canton of Bearwood (Arlington, Washington)

[ANT] Quad War!

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Gather in the heart of Avacal when the war drums sound the call to arms! Join the forces of the Coronet and their Heirs as they meet as dreaded foes and dear friends in battle!

There will be activities for everyone - War and Castle scenarios for Armoured and Rapier, Tournaments for all martial activities, Target Archery, Populace shoot, Children's activities, Bardic delights, Classes for all, Siege Cooking, Arts and Sciences competitions, Merchants and more! Location:
Marsden, Saskatchewan

[ANT] Autumn War

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My Lords and Ladies, the Barony of Blatha an Oir and the Barony of Stromgard, being unable to settle their differences peacefully, have "regretfully" announced that they have no choice but to settle them on the battlefield.

This means WAR! That's right, Autumn War 2008 is here! That means 5 days packed full of activities with a couple thousand of your closest friends.

Now, of course, everyone loves a good war, and we also know that many members of the populace have other interests, as well. That's why there will also be Archery, Thrown Weapons, Games, Hattie Longtooth Memorial Woodworking Contest, Iron Needle, Single-Entry A&S Competition, a Mini-Ithra, Tabletop Trebuchet Contest, War Siege Engines, Pied Piper activities, and more…. Location:
Randle, WA

[ANT] July Coronation

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The Barony of Wastekeep welcomes you to the An Tir July Coronation.

Merchants:
To reserve your pavilion on the eric please contact HL Mairghead at mkimber@charter.net. with the size of your pavilion with guide wires also please.

Site information.

  • No driving on the grass.
  • Propane fires only.
  • Pets are welcomed! All animal waste or damage is the sole responsibility of the owner. Location:
    Barony of Wastekeep (Kennewick, Washington)

Owain op Einar winner of An Tir Spring 2008 Crown Tourney

Fearga reports that Owain op Einar of the Principality of Tir Righ was the winner of the May 17, 2008 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of An Tir.

[ANT] Dragons Mist Defenders Tourney

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Let it be known to all gentles of these lands that The Faire Shire of Dragon's Mist will hold its Defenders Tournament August 1-3. We will be choosing our new Heavily Armored, Rapier, Archery, and Arts & Sciences Defenders!

Dates:
Friday August 1 through Sunday August 3
Site opens noon on Friday and closes noon on Sunday

Cost:
$15 per adult for weekend
$6 per child (6 years old and up) for weekend Location:
Shire of Dragon's Mist (North Plains, Oregon)

[ANT] West An Tir War 2008

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West An Tir War 2008 July 3-6 2008 at the Lazy J Moore Ranch.

Lazy J Moore Ranch
96029 Euchre Cr Rd
Gold Beach Oregon

Site opens at noon on Thursday and closes at 4:00 on Sunday.

There will be two full days of war fighting on both Friday and Saturday.

A&S Tract on Friday and Saturday

Cooking Showcase organized by Duchess Juana Isabella de Montoya y Ramirez Location:
Gold Beach, Oregon

[ANT] JuneFaire XXVI

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Their Excellencies Cedric and Brighid invite you to join with their populace as the Barony of Dragon's Laire celebrates its 26th annual June Faire for a full weekend of festivities. Experience feats of armored combat, the finesse of rapier, high flying missiles, the skillful displays of artisans and the beauty of the bardic arts, as well as some of the finest, handpicked merchants in the known world. Location:
Barony of Dragon's Laire (Port Gamble, Washington)

[ANT] Summer Hunt IV ~the other Sport of Kings!

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Always wondered what nobleman did when they weren't at war? What was a favorite pastime of Royalty? What outdoor activity did women ride astride at and carry their own birds of prey with equal ability to the men? It was hunting! Several Kings wrote their own books on this sport, many illuminations showed women riding to the hunt, and falconry was enjoyed by everyone. This is an event not to be missed and it will be your chance to learn about period hunting techniques and game, hunting weapons, and animals used for hunting in period. Location:
Shire of Earnrokke, An Tir

Tir Righ April Coronet

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The Prince and Princess of Tir Righ, Owain and Wrenn hold a grand tournament to choose Their Successors to the Storm Thrones. This event held in the Barony of Seagirt will also see the changeover of the Baron and Baroness of Seagirt as James and Tangwystl step down after over 4 years. HL Ming Lum Pee and HL Elina Karsdottir ascend the Baronial seat. Location:
Victoria, BC

An Tir Elevates a Herald

At final Court of the Kingdom Arts and Sciences competition on March 16th, Their Royal Majesties Cedric Rolfsson and Elizabeth Owles placed Her Ladyship Ursula Georges, Loyall Pursuivant Herald, on vigil to enter the Order of the Laurel.

[ANT] 34th Annual Egils Skallagrimsson Memorial Tournament

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So--please join us at the 34th Annual Egils Skallagrimsson Memorial Tournament, May 25-28, 2008, in the charming and friendly Barony of Adiantum! (That's Eugene, Oregon).

This year, we're focused on FUN! New STUFF! Messy CRAFTS! Silly ARCHERY SHOOTS! A new site layout! Great LOOT! A killer fun BARDIC!

And if you preregister, we're giving you a discount!! Why? Cuz it's less paperwork at the gate, and we can plan ahead, that's why. Location:
Barony of Adiantum (Eugene, Oregon)

Youngest Recipient of Grant Level Equestrian Award in An Tir

The Shire of Earnrokke's own Lord Giraldus Evienece was awarded the Lion et de la Lance, a Grant level Equestrian award of An Tir at the Youth Allthing February 23, 2008 in the Shire of Midhaven. Giraldus is now the youngest recipient of a Grant Level award for the Equestrian Arts in An Tir and perhaps in the Known World.

[ANT] Shire of Earnrokke's Merchant Bazaar at Summer Hunt

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It is Summer on our lovely island, and we are graced by the beauty of the land and its creatures.

Listen to the hounds bay and the horns sound in the distance! Watch the hunters ride their horses across the fields. Archers, come shoot to your heart's content. This is an event for folks to sit back, feast, shoot archery, and be entertained by the animals. Campers are welcome to stay all three days of the weekend. Location:
Shire of Earnrokke (Whidbey Island, Washington)

Barony of Seagirt Succession

In the Barony of Seagirt, on April 12, 2008 as the populace of the Principality of Tir Righ gather to choose their successors, the Baronial citizens will celebrate the completion of the tenure of James and Tangwystl, and welcome the newest Baron and Baroness of Seagirt.

[ANT] Culinary Symposium

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We would like to cordially invite you to a Culinary Symposium for those with any interest in historical food. There will be everything from hands on cooking over fire, feast planning and preparation, to research presentations. This event will be held in AnTir, in the Barony of Dragon's Laire (Belfair, Washington) the weekend of November 14-16, 2008.

We are currently recruiting additional teachers and taking requests for Location:
Barony of Dragon's Laire (Belfair, Washington)

[ANT] Aquaterra Spring Ithra

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The Aquaterra Spring Ithra, April 5-6, is now available for registration! We have an exciting line up of classes including several popular core classes!

The session will be held at Baker Hall at Everett Community College in Everett, WA. Full details and directions can be found at www.ithra.antir.sca.org. Select Aquaterra Spring Ithra from the pull-down Location:
Barony of Aquaterra (Everett, Washington)