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More Estrella XXII Photos Online

Baron Wolt of the Kingdom of the West has posted photos from Estrella XXII.

West King Wields Rapier at Estrella

Brigit Thornwielder reports on the deeds of His Majesty Fabian of the Kingdom of the West during the recent Estrella War XXII.

Northern Wolf Tournament

The Shire of Wolfscairn invites one and all to the Northern Wolf Tournament. In beautiful Sonoma County at Finley Park (where the Duchess' War was held last year). It will be this Sunday, February 26, 2006. Armour inspection starts at 11:00 and the tourney will start at noon.

Brigid's Feast 2006 Photos Online

Lady

New Oerthan

Baroness Aislynn Dennard of the Principality of Oertha in the West Kingdom has announced that Madison Chase Phipps was born February 7, 2006.

Japanese Nationial from the Barony of the Far West to Attend Estrella War

Baron Sir Guy of the Kingdom of the West has announced that Lord Vail, a Japanese national from the Barony of the Far West (Japan), will be attending the Estrella War. Lord Vail will be the first Japanese national to attend Estrella.

Equestrium: Inter-Kingdom Equestrian Collegium

Unto the equestrians of the Known World do the riders of the West Kingdom offer invitation! On April 21-24, 2006 there will be held an Inter-Kingdom Equestrian Collegium: Equestrium!

Saint Torvaldr's Day

On April 22nd the Barony of Vinhold will be holding the 3rd and last Saint Torvaldr's Day Celebration. At the end of June, Torvaldr Torgarson will be moving out of the Kingdom of the West to Ohio and the Midrealm. We invite you all to come to Saint Torvaldr's Day and celebrate with him, and allow him the opportunity to say good bye to you all.

West Kingdom to Host Party & Tournament at Estrella XXII

Friedrich Ethelred aus Schloss Trier, Estrella War XXII Internal Publicity Deputy, has announced that the West Kingdom will host a party at the West Kingdom Encampment during the Estrella War. It will also sponsor the Mad Dog Tournament.

March Madness

Shed your prim and proper exteriors for a brief time and let your wild sides run with abandon. Now celebrate our safe passage through winter with the sounds of merriment, the clash of swords, rapier blades flashing in the sun and more silliness than anyone can possibly stand as we fight against boredom and mundanity.

12th Night Coronation in the West Kingdom

Photos from the West Kingdom's Twelfth Night Coronation event are online, courtesy Alexander Blazej.

Charity "Sheep to Shawl" in the West Kingdom

Collette de Rayncheval has announced that she will be hosting a Charity Sheep to Shawl over President's Day Weekend. Scarves created during the weekend will be donated to a local battered women's shelter.

White Shield Tournament and Feast

The Barony of Darkwood invites the West Kingdom to our Annual White Shield Tournament & Feast. Join us for a day of fighting and A & S displays, competitions & classes. The wonderful day of fighting, classes, and competitions will be followed by an amazing feast of Italian delights prepared by Head Cook Caterina di Guglielmo. The feast will be served family style. If you have food allergies or other dietary concerns, please contact the Head Cook.

Cynagua Winter Investiture

Come to the Beautiful Nevada County Fairgrounds and join in the glorious celebration of the reign of Alvar and Megan, and the investiture of the Heirs, Eric and Stefana.

Fencing at Hannukah 2006

Photos from the recent Hannukah event held in the Principality of Oertha (Alaska) are now available online.

Deitrich von Marksburg Victorious in Oertha Coronet

Morgana reports that Deitrich von Marksburg was the victor of the recent Principality of Oertha Coronet. Deitrich was inspired by Rosalyn of the Frosty Peaks

West Kingdom Coronation Photos Online

Photos from the Recent West Kingdom Twelfth Night Coronation which took place January 7, 2006 in San Jose, California, are now available to view onlin.

Teahouse of the Winter Moon: a Report

Saionji no Hanae (Lisa Joseph) of the West Kingdom reports of the recent Teahouse of the Winter Moon event which took place in the Kingdom of the Outlands January 7, 2006.

Brigid's Feast

Come one, come all and celebrate the returning light in Ravensfjord! There will be many fun activities, including but not limited to a heavy tourney, which will be an arts of war tourney. Every fighter should be sponsered by a non combatant with a piece of artwork. If you are planning on participating in the tourney, please contact Gunnar ahead of time. Local populace is encouraged to make one or more pieces of their artwork for the tourney.

SCA Possessions Stolen in West Kingdom

On January 7-8, 2006, thieves broke into the vehicle of Viscountess Genevieve de Vendome of the West Kingdom in the San Jose, California area. SCA members are asked to be on the lookout for the stolen property.

St. Scholastica, Patron Saint of Gloomy Days

Come to an event dedicated to Saint Scholastica, Patron saint of gloomy days!

As Winter tightens its icy grip upon the land let us gather together to ward off the isolation of gloomy days and spend time together feasting, fighting and talking long into the night. Be prepared to try your storytelling skills at Mistress Flanna's Word Game.

Start working now on your entries for the Arts & Sciences contests:

First - Handmade journals, sponsored by Baroness Katarzina Porajski

Newest Western Subject

Their Majesties of the West welcome Their newest subject. Jackson Tomas Patrick Stack was born to Viscountess Kalida Rudyah December 16, 2005.

Combative Arts Day Camp

Greetings! You are invited to participate in a day full of Combative Arts/Western Martial Arts training hosted by Chateau de Camville. The Day Camp will offer a structured lesson plan, slow drill and free focused sparring specifically geared to help you improve your understanding of the combative arts as related to armored combat and to sharpen you performance on the practice, tourney and melee field.

Armor Stolen in West Kingdom

Eyvandr Gunnarsson reports that his armor was stolen from the Rockridge BART station in Oakland, California December 13, 2005. Please be on the lookout for armor for sale in unusual situations.

Alehouse Photos Online

Lord Chris has posted photos from the recent Evening at the Piedpowder Alehouse event held in Eskalya (Anchorage, Alaska) in the Principality of Oertha.

Crosston Dance Ball 2006

Do you love period dance and are eager for a chance to dance the night away? Are you new to dance and want to give it a try? Do you have 12th Night garb that didn't quite get finished in time for 12th Night? Then this is your big chance to realize your dreams: come to Crosston Shire's annual Dance Ball and show off your finery while learning and performing popular period dances. A day of dance instruction led by our fabulous dance instructors will be followed by a sumptuous one-course feast prepared by Lady Chiara la Trombottiera, and an evening of dance to the sweet tunes of our wonderful live musicians.

Golden Rivers Championship Tournament

Reinar Jorgensen, Lord of Golden Rivers, calls on worthy men and women in arms to succeed him in protecting the ancient and honorable Province of Golden Rivers and its fair lands in the year to come.

Crossbow Challenges at Estrella War XXII

Friedrich Ethelred aus Schloss Trier, Internal Publicity Deputy for Estrella War XXII, has announced that this year's War will include a period crossbow competition hosted by the Kingdom of the West.

House fire claims life of Mistress Pia Dragonsaver

The Frontiersman reports on a housefire in Willow, Alaska, which took Laurie McCutcheon, known in the SCA as Mistress Pia (or Piasa) Dragonsaver.

Hanukkah

Welcome one and all to Eskalya's first ever Hanukkah event being held on January 7th! Come light the menorah and give cheer during this festival of lights.