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West Kingdom

[WES] Fighter Practice and Feast

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The Stronghold of Warriors' Gate presents Fighter Practice and Feast

When: Sunday 25 November
10:45 Meet at the Main Gate for Sign in.
11:00 Meet at Dorm 708 for Fighter Practice.
2:00 Meet at Dorn 386 for Feast.
Where: Osan AFB

Fighting: There is a BBQ pit in the middle of a Square of Dorms that includes Dorm 708 and 705. This is where we usually met for Fighter Practice. There are space for the spectators to sit and good space Location:
Stronghold of Warrior's Gate (Osan AFB, South Korea)

[WES] Vino Comperio Veritas Venator

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We invite you to come and share the day with us as our Noble Equestrian Hunters compete for the Title of "Venator!" of the Caer Darths 1st "Vino Challenge Course!" After which expect a "sport" challenge!

Don't have a horse?! You can still participate in the Hunt! We will have a Rapier Tournament! to celebrate the "Glory of the Hunt!" There will be a Spear and Javelin throwing competition! - Show off your prowess! The equestrian challenge course will be made up of obstacles that a Huntercould face while trying to complete a Quest Hunt! Location:
Barony of Caer Darth (Santa Cruz, California)

SCAdians create "care packages" for West Kingdom soldiers

Elizabeth Margarete of the Principality of Cynagua in the West Kingdom is coordinating an effort to send care packages to those serving in the Armed Services in the Middle East.

[WES] Winter Coronet 2008

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Prince Deitrich and Princess Bianca invite you to journey to the River of the Eagles January 19th and 20th, 2008 where there shall be a Grand Tournament to determine Their rightful Heirs. They invite all eligible combatants to present themselves and their consorts on the field of honor to do battle for the right to claim the coronets of Oertha. His Highness has chosen the Virtues as the theme for Winter Coronet. The chosen site is the Eagle River Lions Club with much room for pageantry both large and small. Bring your banners and display of arms! Location:
Principality of Oertha (Eagle River, Alaska)

Ciprianna Rhiannon Morgan Dotson born in West Kingdom

Proud Grandma Kateryn de Ver of An Tir reports that Ciprianna Rhiannon Morgan Dotson was born October 25, 2007 to Phillip and Ileah de Ver in the Kingdom of the West.

Alden and Constantina new Cynagua Royals

Duke Alden of Wolverton, inspired by Constantina von Ravenna, was the winner of the recent Coronet in the Principality of Cynagua (Kingdom of the West).

West Kingdom Crown Tourney photos online

Gelis of Balweary has posted photos from the recent Fall 2007 Crown Tourney in the Kingdom of the West.

West Kingdom Memorial for Viscount Sir Gaius

This is the link to the West Kingdom memorial webpage for Viscount Sir Gaius Marcellus Librus Auklandus, who passed away in fall 2007.

[WES] Hawks Haven Turkey Tourney

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Thanksgiving is trotting towards us and timidly tempting our taste-buds with the tantalizing yet tender taste of turkey! Unfortunately, buying a turkey at your local grocery store just doesn't speak great tales of heroism and martial prowess. Finally, you can bring home a turkey that will pay tribute to your awe-inspiring sword-work!

Hawks Haven Turkey Tourney
November 3, 2007

Location: Location:
Canton of Hawks Haven (Morgan Hill, California)

17th Annual Awesome Stickbow Classic

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On Sun. 11/4/07 the Maya Archers of Roseville will present the 17th Annual Awesome Stickbow Classic.

Only longbows and recurves allowed. No compound bows. 28 3-D animal targets at unmarked yardages. 8 targets shot at from a moving canoe! a flying goose! a raffle. Breakfast and lunch will be sold.

You can wear your period garb if you so desire. There will also be Mountain Men and American Indians. Location:
Maya Archers of Roseville (Roseville, California)

Sir Gemini takes West Kingdom Crown Tourney

Elspeth Bouchannane of the Principality of Oertha reports that Sir Gemini, fighting for Konitissa Mari, was the winner of the October 13, 2007 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of the West.

[WES] Teufelberg Winter Hunt & Novelty Shoot

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Come out Western archers! Join us on the eastern side of beautiful Mt. Diablo at the Diablo Bowmen Archery Club to hunt and have fun shooting things! We will have 14 3-D animal targets along a wooded trail. There will also be several moving targets including a walking black bear (on wheels), a flying Canada goose (on a wire) and a rabbit (pop-up).

Bring your flu-flu arrows if you have any. Loaner gear will be available. Location:
Shire of Teufelberg (Clayton, California)

[WES] Jingles Feast

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The Province of Southern Shores would like to invite you to celebrate the holiday season with us at our Jingles Feast.Come and enjoy a Spanish Renaissance feast prepared by Anna Serra. Games and classes will be offered from 11AM until the start of the feast. We will also have our famous silent auction with many wonderful items to bid on.

We will have a number of competitions during the event. There will Location:
Province of Southern Shores (Palo Alto, California)

[WES] Cynagua Fall Coronet

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Their Highnesses of Cynagua, Dregel and Bronwen, invite one and all to witness the choosing of Their successors! Do you want to come to a site where there are no city lights, no close neighbors, no factories, no car races and no boom boxes? Then come to Cynagua Fall Coronet at the Camelot Equestrian Park located between Chico and Oroville, which we will be using this site for its first time.

Are you new the SCA or know someone new? Come one, come all, to the Newcomer's Forum at the Evenstar Keep Sunshade at 1:00 pm, Saturday. Location:
Barony of Rivenoak (Chico, California)

[WES] Mists Fall Investiture

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Come witness the investiture of the new Prince and Princess of the Mists! Investiture will be followed by a 16th C. Ottoman feast cooked by Urtatim bint 'abd al-Karim al-hakam al-Fassi. Come enjoy dishes eaten by the Sultans, including a tangy meat ball soup, chicken with fruit, lamb with herbs, Turkish "ravioli", several colors of rice, bulgar wheat with chestnuts, and an array of sweets.

Site Information Location:
Principality of the Mists (Sebastopol California)

[WES] Vinhold's All Hallows Feast

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Please come and join us for a gastronomic tour of late-period Spain, Galacia and Portugal. We will be holding a sotelties competition in the theme of 'Birds of the Knowne World', a cordials competition, and a competition to select the next Bard of Vinhold consisting of three pieces (a documented piece, a piece in documented style and a Masterwork of the performers best)!

When:
2pm-9pm November 3rd 2007. First course will be served at 3pm. Location:
Barony of Vinhold (Napa, California)

Mists Bardic photos online

Gelis of Balweary reports that he has posted an album of photos from the recent Mists Bardic event in the Kingdom of the West.

How the Barony of the Far West Was Won

Lord William Featherstone, wandering jester and herald, relates a tale of valor and victory at the tournament to determine the Baron and Baroness of the Palantine Barony of the Far West.

[WES] Golden Rivers Anniversary Banquet

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Join the populace of Golden Rivers in celebrating the start of the holiday season. Mark your calendars for Saturday, November 24th, for an evening of feasting and merriment. The theme this year is “Dining De Medici” which will include numerous savory dishes from Italy that will make your mouth water.

Besides the food, there will be other activities to enjoy that will include singing, the performance arts, and the occasional Location:
Province of Golden Rivers (Sacramento, California)

[WES] Selviergard Yule

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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 the annual Rock, Paper, Scissors contest, which will decide the Lord and Lady of Misrule!

There will be a heavy combat and a rapier tournament to appoint two Holly Lords/Ladies who will have the privilege, along with their consorts, of attending Feast at the Table of Misrule, which will sit Location:
Barony of Selviergard (Chugiak, Alaska)

[WES] Michaelmas Feast

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The leaves are falling, the air is getting colder; soon the Gates of Winter shall open once again. Come join in a day of revelry and feasting in Winter's Gate as we celebrate the autumn splendor and the coming of winter.

There will be an adultclass on Japanese Temari (Please RSVP by October 8th if you wish to take this class!! Just email the autocrat please). There will also be two kids' classes, one on Viking braids taught by Lady Gwyneth Location:
Barony of Winter's Gate (North Pole, Alaska)

Photos from Cynagua / Mists War posted

Aine DeLacey has posted an album of photos from the recent War between the West Kingdom Principalities of Cynagua and Mists.

[WES] West Kingdom Crown Tournament

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Their Majesties Hauoc and Ginevra invite the populace to join them in witnessing the selection of Their Heirs in beautiful Tres Pinos, California.

There will be a grand Carnival/Performing Arts festival and many artisans of Their Realm shall perform and play and be a part of the festival. It will begin at 11am in conjunction with the Queen's Tea.

Site will open at noon on Friday and close at 4:00pm Location:
West Kingdom (Tres Pinos, California)

[WES] West Kingdom 12th Night A.S. 42

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The Royalty of the West and the The Barony of Westermark cordially invite you to attend Grand Coronation Festivities January 4th-6th, A.S. 42 (2008) Doubletree Hotel San Jose

Gates open Friday January 4th from 4pm-10pm and Saturday January 5th from 8am.- 4pm

We are planning many activities for the Week-end, from Friday on, including:

  • A “Wandering Entertainment” Competition - Any interested entertainers, contact the committee Location:
    Barony of Westermark

Photos from Mists Bardic 2007

Martin of Rivenstar has posted a gallery of photos from the recent Bardic Championships in the Principality of the Mists (West Kingdom).

New Palatine Baron of the Far West, Lord Vail Visconti

Lady Katherine reports and shares photos from the recent Tournament for the Palatine Baronial Coronet of the Far West which took place September 15, 2007 at Camp Zama, Tokyo, Japan.

Ducal Prize photos online

Aine DeLacey has posted photos from the recent Ducal Prize Tournament in the West Kingdom. Topics include "Wet Wenching" and "drag races."

[WES] Baroness' Masked Ball

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In celebration of Fall, Darkwood invites you to attend our Baroness’ Masked Ball. The Theme is Fall Masquerade. We encourage everyone to wear their best masks. During the day there will be classes on mask-making and dancing. There will also be period games for all ages and tournaments for both rapier and heavy fighters.

In the evening a feast will be held to honor our Baroness with the bounty of the Fall harvest. We will Location:
Barony of Darkwood (Tres Pinos, California)

[WES] La Prova Dura

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Harken, the call once again resounds from the dry expanse of Cynagua to the far reaches of the Known World. Send us your most valiant warriors and their inspirational consorts for three days of fighting, revelry, and pageantry. On the list field, each fighter takes on all comers until only the best remains standing. From the sidelines, the grace and beauty of the consorts inspires the combatants to unsurpassed feats of chivalry and valor. La Prova Dura celebrates the best of the Society for Creative Anachronism. Location:
Shire of Canale (Tres Pinos, California)

[WES] Feast of Long Nights X

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Join the Northernmost branch of the SCA, in the darkness which comes with the territory and with the New Moon, for the Tenth annual Feast of Long Nights!

We're planning a long Saturday afternoon and evening of reveling, games and feasting.

The event theme will be a Country Feast and our Tenth Year. Wear your most comfortable garb! Contact the event host if you need to borrow clothes!

Location:
Canton Ynys Taltraeth (Kotzebue, Alaska)