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West Kingdom

Hauoc Bender victorious in West Kingdom Crown

Hirsch reports that Hauoc Bender, fighting for Ginevra da Ravenna, was the victor of the June 23, 2007 Crown Tourney in the Kingdom of the West.

Newcomer¹s Event

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Come one come all to the Barony of Eskalya¹s Newcomer¹s Event, June 29 ­ July 1 at Centennial Park!

Join the Barony of Eskalya for a weekend of fun and frivolity to the theme of the Tres Riche Huers de Duc du Barry.

There shall be, for the enjoyment of the populace:

  • A rapier tournament sponsored by Guildmistress Sorcha. The entry requirement? A non-standard, off-hand defense. Location:
    Barony of Eskalya (Anchorage, Alaska)

Viscount Dregel Alewolf winner of Cynaguan Coronet

Meistara Vigdis reports that Viscount Dregel Alewolf, fighting for his lady, Viscountess Bronwen Lorelle, was the victor of the recent Coronet in the Kingdom of the West.

Warrior's Gate Picnic

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We would like to invite all of you to the celebration of birthdays this Saturday, June 9th. On this joyous occasion we would also like to take the time to celebrate the time Lord Cynan has spent in the Stronghold.

Okay, here's the details...
When: 9 Jun, 1100
Where: 705 "area" pavilions (if not at th one we did Benika's BDay at, then the one right around the corner. They are in sight of each Location:
Stronghold of Warriors Gate (San Air Force Base, South Korea)

Combative Arts Training Day

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Chateau de Camville, residing in the lovely lands of the Shire of Mountain's Gate, is hosting an "armored combat training day" on Saturday June 9, 2007.The day will consist of structured combative arts training with slow-work, drills and sparring There will be classes in the first part of the day and armored drills/focused sparring in the latter part of the day. Please try to attend the classes as they will be reviewed in the sparing section of the day. PLEASE BE ON TIME! No need to RSVP just show up by 11:00AM prepared to train hard.We hope to provide an opportunity for folks to "tune up" before the major tourneys and provide a chance for new fighters to jump in. Location:
Chateau de Camville (Cool, California)

Costumed extras needed for music video

Brian Thompson has announced that a number of people in armor are needed as extras for a music video to be shot in the Calistoga, California area the weekend of June 16 and 17, 2007. The band Killswitch Engage is to play a cover version of Dio's "Holy Diver."

Oertha's Spring Offensive photos online

Combatchris has posted an album of photos from the West Kingdom's Spring Offensive event which took place in the Barony of Selviergard (Alaska).

Barony of the Far West Coronet photos

Her Excellency Katherine, Baroness of the Palatine Barony of the Far West (Korea), has posted an album of photos from the recent Baronial Coronet on Flickr.

The gauntlet is thrown: Save the sea lions!

Fadi al-Qahara ibn Aziz of the Stronghold of Warriors Gate reports on the "dispute" between Warriors Gate and the Stronghold of Shielded Harbor over the island of Dok-Do. The challenge has been placed by way of a video "flyer" on YouTube.

Summer Solstice

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Come one come all and get ye to Hrafnafjr's first ever Summer Solstice Event!

Join us as we celebrate the mighty summer and all its glory! We will start with a Rapier Tournament to test the mettle all those who wield steel! This will be a "Defend Your Honor" tourney and you better come with your best wit for fun. This will be followed with a Heavy Combat Tournament that will test the endurance of all who dare to enter. You will fight a Gauntlet of men until you have fought every one who enters. Then you will take your place at the rear of the gauntlet and the next takes their place. If all goes well there may be Location:
Hrafnafjor (Nikiski, Alaska)

Sir Sagan's Workshop II

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SAGAN IS COMING! SAGAN IS COMING!! IT IS TRAINING TIME AGAIN!

Heavy and Rapier fighters:
Mark your Calendars for Friday July 27th , Saturday July 28th, and Sunday July 29th. This is a continuation of what we studied last year with Sir Sagan. I have posted the notes from his last visit to the Oerthan List under "Files". It is recommended that you access these notes as a refresher, and study up. That way we can take full advantage of his training in the limited time frame. Location:
Eskalya (Anchorage, Alaska)

Barony of the Far West championship video online

SCA members from the Barony of the Far West (Korea) have posted a video of the recent 2007 Baronial Coronet Heavy Weapons Championship on YouTube.

Ximon Martillo de Cordoba to be elevated at West June Crown

Mistress Alison Gray and Countess Aricia Jehanne Deveraux are pleased to announce the elevation of Ximon Martillo de Cordoba, formerly of Ansteorra, to the Order of the Pelican.

Equestrium Photos

Lady Zinaida Or'Shinaia has posted a nice album of photos from equestrian activities at Equestrium in the Kingdom of the West.

First event flyer

Among the mementos of the West Kingdom's SCA history collection is the very first event flyer for an "International Tournament" in celebration of spring in Berkeley, California.

Spring Coronet in Warriors' Gate

Lord Larian of the Stronghold of Warriors' Gate in the Palantine Barony of the Far West (South Korea) reports on the group's recent Spring Coronet.

Beltane Coronation photos online

Lady Margrethe reports that Lady Gellis has posted two albums of photos from the recent Beltane Coronation in the Kingdom of the West.

Two to be elevated at West Kingdom Crown Tournament

Viscount Richard de Camville has announced that a vigil will be held June 22, 2007 for Sir Bjorn Jorsalfar of Bearhaven, OL and Mistress Hilarie the Puppeteer, OL who will be elevated into the Order of the Pelican by Their Majesties Jade and Kaaren of the West Kingdom at Their Crown Tourney the following day.

Summer Revel (Mid-Summer Feast)

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My Lords and Ladies, the good people of Fendrake Marsh invite you, one and all, to join our fair shire, for a night of feasting and frivolity. Feast will be served at 5pm (please adjust for SCA time differential). Menu includes; Salad, butters, fruits, cheese, rotisseried chicken, saffron rice, spiced pear stew, roast beef, seasoned cauliflower, stuffed eggs, gingerbread, and fine cakes.

June 9, 2007 Location:
Shire of Fendrake Marsh (Fallon, Nevada)

Cal Day with the SCA

Students celebrated "Cal Day" recently with swing dancing and a demo by the local SCA group.

Mists Spring Investiture

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Come celebrate as Their Highnesses of the Mists, Brion of Bellatrix and Lady Ysabella Dolfin, welcome Their Heirs, Leon von Schrecken & Muirgheal nic Cord. It should to be a wonderful day, with fighting, dancing, and laughter. In the evening there will be a feast prepared by Sylvie la Chardonnière and her crew.

Site Information
The site is Odd Fellows Hall
545 Pacific Ave
Santa Rosa CA 95404 Location:
Principality of the Mists (Santa Rosa, California)

Border Wars North War Faire

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To Arms! To Arms! There have been rumors of unrest and raids in the lands along Selviergard's northernmost borders! It has come time to march in defense of our lands! Sharpen your swords, make ready your armor! For on June the sixteenth we march North to the battlefield of Tolsona.

Tolsona Campground, Glennallen, AK
June 16 & 17, 2007

Not only fighters, but all of the populace are encouraged to come and Location:
Barony of Selviergard (Glennallen, Alaska)

West Kingdom Crown Tourney photos online

Lady Esmeralda of the Lakes has once again created a wonderful album of SCA photos, this time from the recent Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of the West.

An Tir/West War

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THIS IS A CALL TO ARMS! AN TIR ONCE AGAIN SUFFERS FROM INCURSIONS FROM THE WEST, AND AN TIR WILL ANSWER WITH HER ARMIES! THE TIME HAS COME TO DEFEND OUR BORDERS AGAINST OUR FOES er friends?!

The site opens at 10am on June 29th for preregged and merchants and 1pm for everyone else. Gate fees are US$15 for adult members NMS applies to all adult nonmembers, and US$10 for those 12-17. US$5 Children 6-11 and 5 and Location:
Kingdom of An Tir (Gold Beach, Oregon)

May Captaincy

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Come join the Barony of Winter's Gate as it celebrates the month of many moons! This May includes two moons, called the Flower Moon and the Blue Moon. The usual Captaincy activities are expected: tourney to select the Captain of the Militia to lead our barony during the Border War Faire, a fabulous potluck feast, the pageantry of our noble courts, and children's activities which will include a stick weaving class, A&S classes will consist of Advanced Kumihimo, Drop Spindle, and Heraldry 101: placement. Location:
Barony of Winter's Gate (Fairbanks, Alaska)

May Revel

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Dust off your pavilions and air out your bedclothes, the camping season is once again upon us. And what better way to start the year off than with Highland Games! So Lads and Lassies, gather around the field and watch as those who are brave enough compete in Scottish wrestling, tug o'war, the axe hold, the weight walk and our own version of caber tossing!

For those who choose not to compete in the more physical part of the Location:
Barony of Eskalya (Anchorage, Alaska)

Ysabella, Prinzessin von dem Mists, reports on Coronet

Ysabella, Princess of the Principality of the Mists in the West Kingdom, reports on the recent Principality Coronet.

Mists Coronet photos online

Martin of Rivenstar has posted photos from the recent Coronet tournament in the Principality of the Mists (West Kingdom).

SCA honored by Ed Levin park system

Master Duncan Vitrarius, Seneschal, Principality of the Mists, reports that his group has been honored by the Santa Clata Regional Parks Department as the 2006 volunteer group of the year.

3rd Silver Desert Pas and Feast

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Spring is upon us again. The Silver Desert will be hosting a Pas d'Armes to celebrate joy in all things new and renewed. This year we will be exploring German traditions of the tournament style. We will have passes at the barrier, Grande Melees, and honorable challenges to fill the day. All participants in the gallery and on the field are encouraged to bring your banners, pennants, and other heraldic display to adorn the tourney field, and hall. After the tournament, there will be a feast to fill our bellies and pass the evening. In between courses, join us for dancing, gaming, and Location:
Province of Silver Desert (Sparks, Nevada)