Calontir

Kingdom of Calontir

Baron Modar to become Pelican

This past weekend at Calontir's Feast of Eagles event, Their Royal Majesties Calontir, Siridean and Sile, granted a boon to Countess Lyriel de la Foret: to offer membership in the Order of the Pelican to Baron Modar Neznanich.

25th Annual Tournament of Valor

Tip of the Tente

Well, we're coming up on it again. That's right, the Tip of the Tente never really went away, it was just postponed!

Bronwyn ferch Arial to Enter Order of the Laurel

Their Majesties of Calontir have placed the Honorable Lady Bronwyn ferch Arial on vigil to be elevated to the Order of the Laurel.

Armorgeddon XIV

The Shire of Border Downs presents the annual battle between Northshield and Calontir.

Calontir Coronation

The Coronation of Their Majesties Garick Von Kopke and Yasamin Al-Hadiyya of the Kingdom of Calontir.

Countess Lyriel de la Foret to become Laurel

Fernando reports that Their Majesties Siridean and Sile of the Kingdom of Calontir have offered Countess Lyriel de la Foret elevation to the Order of the Laurel.

Royal University of Scir Hafoc (R.U.S.H.)

Activities will include classes and demonstrations of medieval fighting, costuming, weaving, dying, woodworking, the bardic arts, and other diverse arts and sciences.

Tip of the Tente Postponed Due to Flooding

Rébeca la Chienne, Seneschal, La Grande Tente, has announced that Tip of the Tente scheduled for July 10-11, 2004, has been postponed due to flooding of the Cedar River.

Medieval Club Remains True to Times

Another smalltown local newspaper, The Hawk Eye, has the SCA featured. This time, the Incipient Shire of Flinthyll (Burlington, IA) was the group being recognized.

Photos from a Storm-Tossed Lilies War

Giudo di Niccolo has posted photos from the recent stormy Lilies War 2004.

Siege Cooking at Lilies War

The Honorable Lady Kateryn de Develyn has written an extensive report on the Siege Cooking Competition at Lilies War.

Tip of the Tente [POSTPONED]

You've heard of the tip of the iceberg? Well, this is the Tip of the Tente!

La Grande Tente will be holding a summer event the weekend of July 10, 2004. Please join us! There will be:

  • Fighting--at least two tourneys! (showers on site)
  • Archery--on three ranges!
  • Arts and Sciences--two competitions (tent in any medium and anything made with a "tip", like the tip of a pen, the tip of a chisel, the tip of a needle…..)

There will be NO feast this year, but there are grills available for your use and a firepit for post-revel.

We will be holding this event at Black Hawk Park, on Lone Tree Road, in Cedar Falls, IA.

Site opens 4 pm Friday and closes noon Sunday. Troll opens 4 pm Friday. The park closes at 10 pm and opens at 6 am each day. If you are arriving after 10 pm let the autocrat know!

Directions: Take your best route to Highway 218, North of Cedar Falls. Exit at the Lone Tree Road exit, and turn west (right if coming from the North, left if coming from the South) onto Lone Tree Road. Slow down for the tracks and proceed to the stop sign, somewhere around 3 miles. Go forward, and keep going forward. The road will veer to the right, but the entrance of the park is forward and slightly left. We are to the right, once you enter the park--just keep following the signs!

Fees: site is $5 (with an additional $3 for non-members), $3 for children 13 to 18, and ages 12 and under are free Make checks payable to: SCA, Inc., Shire of La Grande Tente Camping fees are to be paid to the park, and are $11.00 per tent.

Autocrat:

Calontir Coronation

Calontir Teen Competes for Miss Teen Kansas Crown

Pratt Tribune: 16-year-old SCA member Karly Roberts is one of 10 teenage girls who might be named Miss Teen Kansas on June 12, 2004.

Calontir Subjects "Go Medieval" in Hampton Chronicle Article

Hampton Chronicle: "Hampton Chronicle" reporter Ray Baltes spent time recently interviewing Antonia Stefani and Duncan MacTawisch of the Shire of Harold's Hill in Calontir.

Calontir Crown Tournament Photos Online

Photos from the recent Calontir Crown Tournament are now available online.

Garick Von Kopke Wins Calontir Crown for Yasamin Al-Hadiyya

Duke Sir Garick Von Kopke defeated His Lordship Michael Nymandus in the final bout for the right to raise Viscountess Yasamin Al-Hadiyya as His Princess of Calontir.

Happy New Year!

Fernando Vigil of Calontir reminds us that May 1, 2004 will be the first day of Anno Societatis XXXIX.

Calontir Crown Combatants Announced

Their Majesties, Siridean and Sile, King and Queen of Calontir, have announced the list of combatants for the Kingdom's next Crown Tournament.

Calontir's Myths & Legends Autocrat Announces Site Change

Caitilin inghean Aohda, Co-Autocrat for Calontir's Myths & Legends event to take place May 8, 2004 in Loch Meadhonach in the Kingdom of Calontir, has announced a change of sites.

More Gulf Wars Photos Online

Tarl and Ailsa, from the Kingdom of Calontir, share photos from the recent Gulf Wars XIII on their website.

Gulf Wars: The View from the Kitchen

Lady Alvira reminds us that an army runs on its stomach in this inspiring report from Calontir's kitchen at the recent Gulf Wars XIII.

Gulf Wars XIII: Siridean's Breach: A Waterbearer's View

Lady Alianora from the Kingdom of Calontir gives a waterbearer's-eye-view of a glorious battle at Gulf Wars XIII.

More Photos from Calontir's Chieftains Online

More professional photographs from Calontir's Chieftains event are now available on photographer Don Adams's website.

A Calontir Warrior Reports on Gulf Wars

Marcus de la Forest from the Kingdom of Calontir puts thoughts to paper (or at least bits to ether) in a report on the recent Gulf Wars XIII.

Calontir's Fyrd Mom Celebrates Belated 70th

Baroness Finola O'Clary, Fyrd Mom of Calontir, turned 70 last year, but celebrated the occasion at Coronation March 6, 2004.

The Coronation of Siridean and Sile

Jenna of Southwind has written an extensive report on the March 6, 2004 Coronation of Their Majesties Siridean and Sile of Calontir. (Also don't miss Mighel's photos from the Kingdom's incredible Cope Project.)

SCA Board of Directors to Meet in Calontir

The Board of Directors for the SCA will meet January 24, 2004 in Kansas City, Missouri (USA).

Kansas Reporter Gets a Taste of Medieval Combat

Topeka Capital-Journal: Reporter Tim Hrenchir of the Topeka Capital-Journal visited Calontir's recent War Maneuvers at Kansas Expocentre's Landon Arena and shared his thoughts on SCA-style medieval combat.