Kingdom of Outlands

[OUT] Coursers & Quivers

Come out one and all to the Unser Hafen Equestrian and Archery Championships at Coursers & Quivers. We are looking forward to a good turnout of Northern Outlands best archers & riders.

Sunday, August 3rd
Sun Pony Ranch, Berthoud, CO (http://www.sunponyranch.com/ for directions)

Site Opens 9 a.m.
Archery check-in/warmup 9 a.m. - 10 a.m. Location:
Barony of Unser Hafen (Berthoud, Colorado)

Estrella War XXV: Principal Kingdoms announced

Dame Anita de Challis, SCA Internal Publicity Deputy for Estrella War XXV, reports that Their Majesties of Atenveldt have announced the Principal Kingdoms for Estrella War XXV. She also includes several other announcements pertinent to the War.

[OUT] St. Sebastian's Archery Competition

In service to our beloved Baroness, Mary, the Caerthen Archery Warden competition will be held during St Sebastians this year. And in consideration of the time, and gas needed for a camping event St Sebastians will be one day only this year. Join the Canton of Hawks Hollow for more of his lordship Eric's entertaining shoots as well as the determination of the archery champions for Caerthe (hand bow and crossbow). Location:
Canton of Hawks Hollow

[OUT] Blackwater Keep's A Fun Day of A & S

All hail citizens of the Outlands. The Shire of Blackwater Keep announces our annual A Fun Day of A & S event. We are returning to First United Methodist Church at Sycamore Avenue and 14th street in Clovis, NM.

Site opens at 8:00 am, classes begin at 9:30 am, and Site closes at 10:00 pm at First United Methodist Church, 1501 Sycomore Avenue, Clovis, NM 88101

The Autocrat of the Event is Location:
Shire of Blackwater Keep (Clovis, New Mexico)

[OUT] Caer Galen Defender

Come one come all to Caer Galen Defender, the event one Crown called "The most fun you can have without fear of incarceration." Join us for a full weekend of the finest fighting, fencing, fun, and frolic in the entirety of the Outlands! Be prepared to exhaust yourself before sundown at the most beautiful site in the northern Outlands, Pickle Gulch.

Fight for the high honor that is the Caer Galen Defender, or help Location:
Barony of Caer Galen (Central City, Colorado)

[OUT] Clann War

Make you way to the wonderful, cool oasis of summer, Ruidoso, New Mexico, and join in the fellowship and fun that is Clann War! This year, Clann War will be held on 22-24 August, in the Lincoln National Forest. Pay heed to the OH for more details around directions, site fee, etc.

The Shire of Nahrun Kabirun is hosting a day of A&S classes (from about 10AM to 5PM) on 23 August. If you are interested in teaching a class, please Location:
Shire of Nahrun Kabirun (Ruidoso, New Mexico)

[OUT] Here There Be Dragons

Is Pennsic out of your realm of financial possibilities? Instead of going East, why not go North? The Shire of Plattefordham offers you a last chance to slaughter to your heart's content before the summer ends. Hardsuiters, archers, fencers, litter the ground w/ your dead ("Wait, I'm not dead!")! Bards, slay the audience w/ your clever tongues! There will be torchlight tourney, a ford battle, a castle battle (we have an archer's tower...), and so much more! Bring the kiddies -- we have a playground! Location:
Shire of Plattefordham (Glenrock, Wyoming)

Outlands Spring 2008 Coronation photos online

Mistress Kathryn reports that she has posted an album of photos from the recent Coronation in the Kingdom of the Outlands.

[OUT] Dragonsspine Arts & Sciences

Dragonsspine A&S Champion, Arts and Sciences Display, Baroness' Prize, Populace Choice, and Novice Competition September 27, 2008

Place: Black Forest Community Center, Black Forest, CO
Time: Doors open at 10am, close at 6pm

Directions: From the north or south, take I-25 to Interquest Parkway. Take the Interquest exit and stay on Interquest until you get to Shoup Rd. Turn right onto Shoup. Take Shoup to Black Forest Road, turn left onto Black Forest, and the Community center is the wood building on the left. Location:
Barony of Dragonsspine (Black Forest, Colorado)

[OUT] Mountain Pas and Highland Games II

You are cordially invited to join us once again for The Mountain Pas' and Highland Games II September 27, 2008 in the Shire of Drygestan

At the North Mesa picnic grounds (City of Los Alamos, NM)
Site opens at 9 am and closes at 5 pm
Site fee is $10.00 for members. $13.00 for non members
Autocrat: Lady Elanor O'Halloraine (aka Dreamweaver)

Lunch will be included Fighters are requested to bring an item for the prize table (so no one Location:
Shire of Drygestan (Los Alamos, New Mexico)

[OUT] Glory XI

Glory XI - Vikings vs. Saxons Wednesday, July 2nd - Sunday, July 6th

LCCC Vedauwoo Natural History Site,
Buford Wyoming

Hosted by the Barony of Unser Hafen

Vikings invade England
In Summer, 1015, a Viking army under the command of King Canute sails from Denmark to attack England. 200 longships carrying 10,000 warriors round Kent, pass through the English Channel, sail West past Cornwall, then up the Avon river to Bristol, where they make landfall and establish a base from which to conquer all of England. As winter sets in, the Vikings have gained control of all Wessex... Location:
Barony of Unser Hafen (Buford, Wyoming)

[OUT] Three Stags III

The Barony of Caerthe invites you once again to experience this exciting event that will transport you to a medieval town fair, and challenge you to battles grand till you can fight no more. August 29th through September 1st (Labor Day weekend) 2008, Quint Valley Fair grounds, Byers Colorado. From Denver go east on I-70 to the Byers exit, turn left (North) go about ¼ mile to the fair grounds entrance, turn left (West). Location:
Barony of Caerthe (Byers Colorado)

[OUT] Quest for Valhalla

The Norse Gods have come to life and are running free through the green hills of al-Barran.

In the ways of the old there will be much to do this summer weekend. A QUEST like no other has been planned for all to enjoy. For those who are all about the fighting there will be a Rapier Tournament, Heavy Tournament as well as an Archery Tournament just in case you thought there would be nothing to do. Along with questing, fighting, and much revelry, there will be a most wondrous feast Saturday evening that will leave no one hungry. There will also be a delicious and helpful brunch served Sunday morning. Please contact the food coordinators below with any allergy concerns. Location:
Barony of al-Barran (Tijeras, New Mexico)

[OUT] Outlands Fall Crown Tournament

The Barony of Dragonsspine welcomes one and all to this year's Outlands Fall Crown Tournament, to be held once again at the beautiful Holy Cross Abbey in Canon City, Colorado.

Times: Site opens Friday, September 12 at 5:30 p.m. and closes Sunday, September 14 at 2:00 p.m.

Hosted by: The Barony of Dragonsspine

Site Location: Holy Cross Abbey, 3011 E US Highway 50, Canon City, CO 81212 Location:
Barony of Dragonsspine (Canon City, Colorado)

[OUT] Unser Hafen Defender and Protector

Take notice swift and strong Outlanders! The time has come for the stalwart Barony of Unser Hafen to choose its newest Defender and Protector. To accomplish this, tournaments will be held to assess the skills and character of those who aspire to be Champions.

What: Unser Hafen Defender and Protector Event
When: Sunday, June 22 starting at 10 AM
Where: The Barony of Unser Hafen (Fort Collins, Colorado) at City Park, Location:
Barony of Unser Hafen (Fort Collins, Colorado)

[OUT] Jester's Folly

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 Location:
Barony of Caer Galen (Lupton, Colorado)

Photos from Outlands Spring 2008 Coronation

Geillis has posted an album of photos from the recent Coronation in the Kingdom of the Outlands on her Flickr website.

[OUT] Baron's War

Let these Words be known Around the World! The Armada of Dragonsspine prepares to prove it's ability to defend the lands it calls home. We invite any and all to come test the mettle of the water-bourne defenders of the Sleeping Dragon!

Barons War
August 1-3, 2008
Hosted by the Barony of Dragonsspine

Lost Burro Campground, 4023 Teller Road #1, Cripple Creek 80913 Location:
Barony of Dragonsspine (Cripple Creek, Colorado)

Syr Deotrich laureled in the Outlands

Mistress Leonora, Vicar of Unser Hafen, reports that Their Majesties Alrik and Slaine of the Kingdom of the Outlands offered Syr Deotrich elevation to the Order of the Laurel.

[OUT] Baronesses Gambit

The great Baroness of Caerthe, Mary of Blackthorn has spent this long, cold winter dreaming of the great fighters of her realm. She sent a missive to the beautiful Baroness of Dragonsspine, Lydia of the Pines, to challenge her to a chess match at the first thaw. At the behest of their Excellencies, fighters will meet on the chessboard of battle to support their most excellent Baronesses. Each move on the chessboard by the baronesses will be fought on the tourney field by their fighters. Location:
Barony of Caerthe (Franktown, Colorado)

[OUT] May Day

O hearken, most glorious Kingdom of the Outlands! The sweet siren call of Spring is upon us, and the Barony of Caer Galen requires the assistance of the Kingdom's budding lords and ladies to come to her aid in locating again the fabled Unicorn Horn. It has come to the attention of the Horn's current guardian that this marvelous and magical device has been whisked away to an otherworldly and fey castle in the sky. We need children of all ages to come and fetch it back for us. The stoutest of heart and mien will be granted the noble task of guarding our Horn for the coming year. Location:
Barony of Caer Galen (Longmont, Colorado)

[OUT] Dark Ages Picnic

Dark Ages Picnic: Plague, Punishment and Pleasure (a Dragonspine *non*-event) May 18th 10 am - till the plague takes us all. Bear Creek Park, Bear Creek Park Pavilion 6 Argus and 21st, Colorado Springs, CO (fighter practice location) Admission: Free

Come experience the one aspect of the Middle Ages we normally avoid. THE PLAGUE.

Who says dieing of flesh eating disease can't be fun.

Barony of Dragonspine (Colorado Springs, Colorado)

Gunndiarfr Magnúsarson offered Knighthood in Outlands

Kathryn reports that THL Gunndiarfr Magnúsarson was offered admittance into the Order of the Chivalry by Their Majesties of the Outlands at Their recent Crown Tournament.

A birth in the Outlands

It was announced on the Kingdom of the Outlands list that Samantha Morgan McCarty was born March 15, 2008 to Baroness Christina McCarty and Lord Stephen McCarty.

[OUT] Crossroads

On May 22-26, the Canton of Hawk’s Hollow bids welcome to summers warm return and beckons all to gather with them at the Crossroads, otherwise known as the Quint Valley Fairgrounds in Byers, CO. (a brisk 30 minute drive east of Denver). Travelers, who hear the Crossroads call, shall be treated to more carefully crafted, hand-tooled event excitement than ever before. Cantons will clash, dice will be cast, tournaments fought, battle scenarios and equestrian prowess wrought. Feasting, bardic and classes too. Listen and prepare, for the Crossroads are calling you! Location:
Canton of Hawks Hollow (Byers, Colorado)

[OUT] Kingdom Arts and Sciences

Calling all Artists and Scientists, the Kingdom A&S Competition will be held in the Barony of Dragonsspine on the 12th of April. Competition will be held in the following Divisions and Categories.

A Donation lunch will be provided that will go to the Kingdom Travel Fund and to the Dragonsspine Fighters to help fund the site for fighter practice. If the items available are not pleasing to your palate, there are many Location:
Barony of Dragonsspine

Gulf Wars rapier battle "streaked" by Stag Man

According to the blurb for the YouTube video of the event, "Its not a true sport until you have a streaker."

[OUT] Warlord and Champions

The time has come for the Annual Dragonsspine Warlord and Champions competition! A day full of more fighting than you can hope to do (it is, we planned it that way). Heavy, Light, or Archery, whatever your interest is, we have it here.

Bear Creek Park
Pavilion 6
Colorado Springs, CO
21st and Argus
Colorado Springs, CO 80906

Take the Kings Highway (I-25) to Exit 141 (US Highway 24 West) in Colorado Springs. Make a left onto Cimarron (Hwy 24 - West). Turn left at 21st St from Hwy 24 (second stoplight). Follow over the hill to Argus, where you turn right. The first right on Argus is the entrance to the park, and parking is at the entrance. Location:
Barony of Dragonsspine (Colorado Springs, Colorado)

[OUT] Outlands Spring Coronation

The sun breaks from behind the clouds, warming the lands touched by the cold and banishing the snow. Like the breaking sun above, the Coronation of the Royal Heirs warms our heart with the knowledge that our mighty lands and Royal line continues, a tradition of strength stretching back to ancient days. Come join the Barony of Unser Hafen and our mighty Kingdom as we welcome the newest Crown and heir to that grand tradition in a style befitting Their rank. Location:
Barony of Unser Hafen (Greeley, Colorado)

[OUT] Grand Outlandish Tournament XXXV

The high seas are calling you to al-Barran! Join us for some Outlandishly nautical adventures as we take to the seas in search of glory, fame and, of course, booty. Pirates, privateers and all honest sea-faring folk are welcome to partake in the Grandest adventure yet!

Fees for Outlandish: Arriving Wednesday, May 21, 2008
(Pre-Registration Required!)
Adults (18+) - $25
Youth (6-17) - $15 Location:
Barony of al-Barran (Albuquerque, New Mexico)