West Kingdom

[WES] La Fiesta de los Ojos de Marzo

Oye! Oye! Oye! Come and join the populace of Bestwode Shire for our Spring Feast. There will be merriment a plenty as contests of skill, Archery, Weapon Throwing and Heavy Fighting commence throughout the day. There will also be entertainment, an auction, and a table top siege engine competition.

[WES] West Kingdom Purgatorio Coronation

Come experience a Coronet Tournament, a Grand Coronation, and an Investiture as only Oertha can offer!

[WES] Court of Love

The Lord of Grace and Honor, Godric of Castlemont, invites all nobles of good heart to share their dream and rekindle their passion for the SCA with newcomers at The Court of Love. Join us for a day of tournaments (heavy, rapier, and foam), to be followed by an evening of Frivolous Feasting Festivities based on the 100 Year Wars. Special prices for newcomer entrants.

[WES]Archery Spring Hunt and Novelty Shoot

Please make note on your planning calendar that Sunday, May 31, 2009 has been approved by the West Kingdom Seneschal for the Teufelberg Shire (Clayton, CA in the Mists) Archery Spring Hunt and Novelty Shoot.

Mists Investiture Pictures

Lord Martin of Rivenstar reports that he has posted an album of photos from the Principality of the Mists Fall 2008 Investiture.

[WES] Emeritus Feast

Mountain's Gate Shire presents Emeritus Feast Saturday February 28, 2009 in Placerville, California.

[WES] Live Chess Tourney and A&S Demo

Brain meets Brawn as fighters take the parts of chess pieces on the field while the real chess match is played upon the board.

West Kingdom Twelfth Night 2009 photos online

Martin of Rivenstar has posted an album of photos from the recent West Kingdom Twelfth Night on his SmugMug website.

Fathir and Etain new Prince and Princess of Oertha

Rutger reports (by way of Baroness Margery) that the victor of the January 17, 2009 Coronet in the Principality of Oertha (Kingdom of the West) was Master Fathir. Fathir was inspired by Lady Etain.

West Kingdom 12th Night photos online

Brigit has posted an album of photos from the recent 12th Night celebration in the Kingdom of the West.

Mountains Gate at the 2008 Placerville Christmas Parade

Miriam reports that a small album of photos taken at the 2008 Placerville Christmas Parade are now available online. The Shire of Mountains Gate (Kingdom of the West) participated in the parade.

Raymond von dem Löwengrab to be elevated in the West

Na'arah bat Avraham of the Kingdom of the West reports that Their Majesties, Uther and Kara have placed Raymond von dem Löwengrab on vigil to contemplate elevation to the Order of the Laurel.

[WES] Tournament of the Grail

Just wanted to remind you all that the next Tournament of the Grail will be held on Wednesday, January 7th, 2009(!) at 7:00pm at the Green Knight Academy campus, otherwise known as the home of Sir Bjorn and Mistress Hilarie in Chico (aka the Barony of Rivenoak).

[WES] Selviergard Collegium

Selviergard will be hosting their annual collegium on Feb 21, 2009 at the Mat-Su College in Wasilla. This will be a free event, but donations are accepted.

G.R.A.B. and Fettburg Yule photos online

Lady Áine de Lacy has posted two albums of photos from recent events in the Kingdom of the West.

Rosairo De La Torre to be elevated to Pelican in the West

Godric has announced that Their Majesties of the West Kingdom have placed Lady Rosairo De La Torre on vigil to contemplate elevation to the Order of the Pelican.

Photos from Mists Coronation online

Ianuk has posted an album of photos from the recent Coronation in the Principality of the Mists (West Kingdom).

[WES] Selviergard Yule

The Barony of Selviergard invites the Knowne World to celebrate the joyous season of Yule with us. There will be much feasting and fun, including a gift exchange plus the annual Rock, Paper, Scissors contest to decide the Lord and Lady of Misrule!

There will be a heavy combat and rapier tournament to appoint two Holly Lords/Ladies. A&S will be a rock candy and tree ornament contests. Feast will be potluck, with meats and breads provided. Location:
Barony of Selviergard (Chugiak, Alaska)

Lord Vail Visconti new Baron of the Palatine Barony of the Far West

Friar Jak Graeme, Seneschal of the Palatine Barony of the Far West, reports that Lord Vail Visconti was the victor of the recent Coronet of the Palatine Barony of the Far West in Tokyo, Japan. Photos online.

Cynagua Fall 2008 Coronet Photos

Lady Aine de Lacy reports that she has published an album of photos from the recent Fall 2008 Coronet in the Principality of Cynagua (Kingdom of the West).

[WES] Golden Rivers Anniversary Banquet

The Champion and Lady of Golden Rivers invite you to join them as they celebrate the founding of Golden Rivers. Enjoy an auction, singing, story telling as we sample foods that are from not one, but several countries in Western Europe!

Site: Carmichael Park Community Clubhouse
5750 Grant Ave
Carmichael CA 95608

The hall opens at 5 p.m. and closes at 10 p.m. This is a DRY site. Location:
Province of Golden Rivers (Carmichael, California)

Elysant atten Oke elevated to Pelican in the West

Owen ap Morgan reports that Her Majesty Kara of the West Kingdom recently elevated Elysant atten Oke to the Order of the Pelican.

Shire of Pavlok Gorod goes full status

Lady Tama, Herald and Rapier Marshal for the Shire of Pavlok Gorod, reports that the Shire has achieved Full Status. Pavlok Gorod is located in Kodiak Island, Alaska and is a canton of the Barony of Eskalya (Principality of Oertha, West Kingdom).

Daniel de Blare wins Cynaguan Coronet

Hobbit reports that Daniel de Blare, fighting for Aeschine Colquhoun, was the victor of the recent Coronet Tournament in the Principality of Cynagua (West Kingdom).

[WES] Mists Investiture

Sigifrith, by right of arms Prince of the Mists and Kamiilah, by her grace and beauty, Princess of the Mists, invite you to join them for the Investiture of their Heirs, Roric Skogan and Syele von der Rosen, the new Lord and Lady of the Mists. There will be a feast in celebration in the evening, cooked by Mistress Catherine of Wessex.

Site Information: Site fee is $10 for members, $13 for non members, Location:
Principality of the Mists (Cupertino, California)

[WES] Beaconsgate Boar Hunt

Come and join the Province of the Mists for our annual holiday celebration.

The holidays are coming, and so is the Annual Beaconsgate Boar Hunt. We will be at our traditional site, Camp Herms. In addition to the Hunt during the day, we will have many activities within the hall (dancing, singing, music, games) for non-fighters and tired fighters. Please plan to bring something for your lunch if you are coming on site early. Location:
Province of the Mists (El Cerrito, California)

Archery gear stolen in West Kingdom

Iosef Braun reports that archery gear owned by William of Teufelberg was stolen from his vehicle in Concord, California October 26, 2008. He asks that the SCA community be on the lookout for the equipment.

[WES] Three Rivers Yule

Not going to Boar Hunt this year? Missing those old time Yule Revels? Let's make 'em come alive again! On December 13th come bring your banner to display and join us in that spirit to make merry at the first Three Rivers Yule Revel, hosted by the Shire of Betony Wood.

We plan to have games, a contest or two and even some good old country dancing! We are also actively looking for entertainers! If you juggle, sing, tell stories or even perform Location:
Shire of Betony Wood (Fair Oaks, California)

Photos of Great Western War and West Kingdom's October Crown Tourney online

Martin of Rivenstar has posted photos from two major events which took place recently in the Kingdom of the West: Great Western War and October 2008 Crown Tournament on his SmugMug website.

[WES] Darkwood Winter Archery Tourney / Hawks’ Feast

We look forward to welcoming you to the Winter Darkwood Archery Tourney. We will be running the Royal Rounds as usual, with submissions going towards IKAC ranking. This year the range will be set up to include shooters in the Children's Division.

Bring your banners to dress up the field! Marshals and time permitting, we shall also be holding a variety of other shoots, including combat archery. Prizes will be awarded for the highest scores! If you have anything that you would like to see run, please contact the autocrat Location:
Canton of Hawks' Haven (Morgan Hill, California)