Kingdom of Outlands

[OUT] Mask Ball of Enchantment

The College of Blaiddwyn would like to invite you to join us in a celebration of wonder and magic with, The Mask Ball of Enchantment. Let us welcome new friends and old friends alike who wish to be a part of our medieval experience through the arts of music and ballroom dance, with a hint of mystery of who lies behind the mask.

The festivities will take place on Friday, November 16th from 6pm-9:30pm. There will be prizes for the best made mask in several different categories, best scary mask, best enchantment mask, best medieval mask and best Blaiddwyn themed mask. There will refreshments and drinks provided. Location:
College of Blaiddwyn (Albuquerque, New Mexico)

SCA storyteller offers free download of book

Outlands resident Guernen Cimarguid has offered a free download of Storyteller in Adobe Acrobat™ format on the Tre Gwernin blog.

[OUT] Toys for Tots Tourney

The Barony of Caer Galen invites you to our Annual Toys-for-Tots event and demo to be held on Saturday November 17th at the Boulder County Fairgrounds. While the weather will be cold there will be fun and games indoors. There are activities planned that will appeal to everyone!

Activities will include:

  • Rapier and Heavy lists
  • Archery
  • Equestrian (there will not be horses to rent and pre-registration for Location:
    Barony of Caer Galen (Longmont, Colorado)

More Outlands Crown Tourney Photos online

Michaela Kunrat has posted photos from the recent Crown Tournament which took place in the Kingdom of the Outlands.

[OUT] War of the Staked Plains XIII

Blackwater Keep invites you to attend the War of the Staked Plains XIII, September 28-30, 2007 at Castillo Llano Estacado, Clovis, NM.

Times: Site opens 6:00pm Friday, closes 2:00pm Sunday
Sponsoring Group: Blackwater Keep
Location: Castillo Llano Estacado, Clovis, NM 88101.

Autocrat: Lady Gyda Magnusdotter gyda@v8monza.com

Site Fees:
Adults: $7.00, $3 non-member surcharge Location:
Blackwater Keep (Clovis, New Mexico)

Pictures from the Outlands Fall Crown Tourney 2007

A photo album captures the memories from the Outlands Crown Tournament, wherein Lord Alrik Boleslavson, fighting for the honor of Lady Slaine, defeated Duke Olaf in the final round.

[OUT] Al-Barran Toys for Tots Tourney

Their Excellencies of Al-Barran Sir Gregor and Lady Monika and Myself, Lady Cristin wish all to come to this glorious event and support a wonderful cause. We continue to support our Mighty King and his challenge to the Known world. Al-barran will be glorious in the hearts of children again this festive season and will show the known world our grand generosity.

We will hold our traditional tournaments for our Toys for Tots champions both Heavy and Light. HRH Alarik Boleslavsson is our current Heavy weapons T4TChampion and Lord Michael McQuillane is our current light weapons T4Tchampion. We look forward to a wonderful day filled with genourosity and fun. We have a most wonderful Prize table in the planning by Mistress Genevre, There will be high quality prizes for all who fight and help with this event, your generosity will be rewarded beyond anything you have witnessed before Location:
Barony of Al-Barran (Albuquerque, New Mexico)

[OUT] Al-Barran Day of A&S

The time is near for Her Excellency Monika the Fair, Baroness of al-Barran, to choose a new Arts and Sciences Champion for the mighty barony of al-Barran!! Prepare your greatest works of art! Come show one and all the fierce number of talented artisans we have here in al-Barran!

Documentation is not required but is encouraged to improve your chances. Be Fun and Creative when preparing your display for Her Excellency Monika. The only requirement for entry into the competition is a current paid subscription to the Baronial Shaft. The subscription and list for entry will be open from 9am until 11am. Judging will begin at 11am.Albarran Day of A&S and A&S champion Competition Location:
Barony of al-Barran (Albuquerque, New Mexico)

Evening with the Sultan of Malwa

Their Excellencies Carrick and Katherina of Caer Galen invite you to join them as they visit the Sultan of Malwa, Nasir ud Din, in his capital city of Mandu, often called Shadiabad, the City of Joy for a day of exciting events and fabulous food.

The year is 1505 AD, and the city of Mandu is renowned through out India as a place of learning, beauty and art. The famed book Ni’matnama “The Sultan’s Book of Location:
Barony of Caer Galen (Longmont, Colorado)

Dragon’s Arts and Sciences Display

The Barony of Dragonsspine invites you to The Dragon’s Arts and Sciences Display, Baroness’ Prize, and Populace Choice Competition

Calling all Artisans and Scientists! Come and join the Barony of Dragonsspine for a relaxed day of Arts and Sciences display and competition. Display your art or science, display your knowledge, and have fun talking and networking with other artisans and scientists. Location:
Barony of Dragonsspine (Woodland Park, Colorado)

Champions of al-Barran

As the current champions of al-Barran have given much of their time and blood to defend this great barony and its people, it is time to allow such battle-hardened veterans to retire with honor. Let new champions rise to see to the defense of our great Baron and Baroness and the populace! Their Excellencies invite one and all to Champions of al-Barran!

Champions of al-Barran
September 14th-16th Location:
Barony of al-Barran (Stanley, New Mexico)

Warders of the Western Gate

For many years now, the Western Border of our magnificent Kingdom, which is watched over by the mighty Barony of Fontaine dans Sable, has been kept safe. This is largely due to the great efforts and strength of the Warders of the Western Gate, the Champions of Their Excellencies of Fontaine dans Sable.

Site Opens: Noon Friday
Site Closes: 2:00 PM Monday

Site Fees: $14.00/Adult, $7.00/child (2 adult/2 children family cap) Location:
Barony of Fontaine dans Sable (Navajo Lake, New Mexico)

Outlands Fall Coronation & War Practice

Outlands Fall Coronation & War Practice, November 10-11, 2007.

The Elks Lodge 1119
3000 Elks Drive
Las Cruces, NM 88005 (Coronation)

Young Park
1905 East Nevada
Las Cruces NM (War practice)

Site Opens: 9 am, Sat., Nov. 10, 2007
Site Closes: 9 pm, Sat. Nov. 10, 2007

Site Fee: $10 for adults (plus the $3.00 non-member surcharge), $5.00 for children 6-12, children 5 and under are free. Location:
Shire of Nahrun Kabirun (Las Cruces, New Mexico)

Citadel’s Passage of Armes

The Citadel of the Southern Pass invites all combatants to a passage of arms along side the banks of the Rio Grande! Come prepared for displays of pageantry and feats of arms.

Site opens: Friday, October 5, 2007 12:00 Noon
Site closes: Sunday, October 7, 2007 5:00 pm

Location: Caballo Lake State Park, Riverside Campground , Truth or Consequences, NM

Site information: Site is wet. Quiet hours begin at 10:00 pm and will be enforced. Pets must be on leash and controlled. Location:
Barony of the Citadel of the Southern Pass (Truth or Consequences, New Mexico)

Outlands Chirurgeons Guild

The Outlands Chirurgeons Guild website is designed to for both the Chirurgeon and non-chirurgeon alike. For the Outlands Chirurgeon, this site provides a schedule of reporting dates, a folder of current forms available for download, and a resource area containing information, articles and links of interest to chirurgeons.

Harvest Festival

Please join us for a day of fun and celebration. The day will start out with a small court. Then we proceed to the fun with a bells and pillows tourney and a bottle jousting tourney, both of which are open to all ages. There will also be table games available to use. We will also be hosting a Deed of Arms, where Sir Cadfarch will take on all challengers for glory and honor. Throughout the day we will have bardic performances, showing the talents of our barony. Location:
Incipient Canton of Ravenhyrst (Castle Rock, Colorado)

Mountain Pas' and Highland Games

You are cordially invited to join us for The Mountain Pas' and Highland Games September 22, 2007 in the Shire of Drygestan

Site is the North Mesa picnic grounds (City of Los Alamos, NM)
Site opens at 9 am and closes at 5 pm
Site fee is $4.00 for members. $7.00 for non members
Fighters are requested to bring an item for the prize table (so no one goes home empty handed)

We humbly ask that you join us on this day for the beautiful changing of Location:
Shire of Drygestan (Los Alamos, New Mexico)

Here There Be Dragons

Once again the Shire of Plattefordham is delighted to host its end-of-summer slash, hack, and bash event: Here There Be Dragons!!!

The castle is bigger and better than ever -- able to withstand the likes of Master Gwilim (at least for a little while) -- now including an archer's tower. The battle at the river ford will the quench the summer heat and the fiercest of tempers. There will be a torchlight Location:
Shire of Plattefordham (Glenrock, Wyoming)

Border Clash

For many moons, Pyromelody has slumbered. She has recently been awakened to the winds of change and her borders are in need of protection. She places a call to all fighters and fencers to come to her aid at Border Clash.

Pyromelody and her populace in Hinterland invites one and all to join them at the gorgeous site in Bridgeport Nebraska the weekend of August 10, 11, and 12 for a weekend of Location:
Shire of Hinterland (Scottsbluff, Nebraska)

Hafla Videos from Outlands "Glory" Event

Lady Jinan has posted videos from the hafla held at the recent "Glory" event in Outlands.

Pas d´Armes

WHEREAS it is the bounden duty of Knights and gentlemen-at-arms to keep their skills honed at the ready should His Majesty call them to battle, and whereas the Noble and gentle ladies of the land are desirous to be entertained by the feats of honor, it is the privilege of the incipient Canton of Readstan to invite all those of noble comportment and lineage to test their mettle on the field of combat. Location:
Incipient Canton of Readstan (Littleton, Colorado)

Three Stags II: Autumn Battle and Faire

Horns sound and drums roll, banners dance on the breeze, Chevaliers parade in armor shining and merchants call their wares. Mummers prance, jesters grin, laughter swells like the seas, Archers shoulder their quivers full and music fills the air. Juggler's entrance, food delights, excitement buzzes like the bees, Fencers flash their blades dazzling and little children stare. Come one, come all, Gather for the opening of the greatest event of the fall days Location:
Barony of Caerthe (Elizabeth Colorado)

Estrella War XXIV Principal Kingdoms Announced!

TRM Morgan and Livia, King and Queen of Atenveldt, announced that the Kingdoms of Caid, the Outlands and Artemisia have accepted Their invitation to participate as Principal Kingdoms at the next Estrella War XXIV (Feb 12-18, 2008).

Pachyderm Pandemonium

Rumor has it that the shire lovingly known as DBA may be fading into the sunset. But wait…why fade away when you can go out with a bang! Free food, Free Site, Free Fun, Free Prizes…you get the drift. Join us in lovely Laramie, Wyoming for a send off of all sendoffs.

Site Opens at noon and closes at 9 p.m.

Sponsoring group: Duthaich Beinne Aird

Site: Undine Park, Laramie, Wyoming, 82070 Location:
Shire of Duthaich Beinne Aird (Laramie, Wyoming)

Leatherworker shares love of SCA and his craft

Alamogordo, New Mexico leatherworker Terrence English has worked his trade for over 40 years, a career that includes work for the films "Monty Python and the Holy Grail" and "Excalibur." He is a member of the Shire of the White Mountains in the Outlands.

SCA draws crowds at Cloudcroft Ren Faire

Over 5,000 braved possible rain showers recently to attend the Renaissance Faire in Cloudcroft, New Mexico, which included demos by the local SCA group and by the Kingdom of Dragonspine (Amtgard). Karl Anderson of the Alamogordo Daily News had the story.

Lonely Mountain Defender

Lonely Mountain Defender draws nigh and the Shire of Drygestan invites one and all to the green, cool meadows of Drygestan.

Graduation Flats
Forest Road 289,
Los Alamos, NM 87544

Site Times:
Site opens Thursday at 12:00 pm and closes 5:00 pm Sunday

Site Fee:
$20.00 for adults (ages 17+) Location:
Shire of Drygestan (Los Alamos, New Mexico)

Fencers brave the mud at library ren faire

Young observers called for blood recently during a rapier demonstration at the Mancos Renaissance Faire, a two-day affair sponsored by the Mancos Public Library and featuring members of the local SCA group. Katie Burford of the Durango (Colorado) Herald had the story.

Glory X

Coming soon to a mountain site near you -- THE SEVEN PATHS OF GLORY!!!

Yes, it's once again time to flee the summer heat and take to 7,000 feet of gorgeous, wooded altitude. This year, Glory brings you a seven-fold quest -- an opportunity to win renown and wow your friends with your multiple talents. If you can tread the Path of Strength (heavy fighting), the Path of Steel (fencing), the Path of the Arrow Location:
Barony of Unser Hafen (Buford, Wyoming)

Pirates, Knaves and Idiots!

Avast, me hearties! The Bountiful Shire of Noiregarde would like to welcome all ye Land Lubbers and the like to join in on a weekend o’ fun at Pirates, Knaves and Idiots!

Thursday thru Sunday, June 21-24

Participation fee is a mere $10 (plus a $3 non-member charge)
Wee lads and lasses 13 years of age and under are free!

Feastin’ fer both Friday and Saturday eve will cost the mere pittance of a one-time only $10. Location:
Shire of Noiregarde (Beulah, Wyoming)