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West Kingdom

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.

Rivenoak Yule

Gentle reader, rejoice in the knowledge of the Rivenoak Yule feast I now offer to you: The hall for the Rivenoak Yule Feast on Saturday, December 10th will now open for attendees at 4:30pm, when some simple country dances will be taught until 6pm.

New film made by SCA members in the West Kingdom

A recently-completed horror film, Waning Solstice, features a number of SCAdians from the West Kingdom.

Teufelberg Yule Revel

You're Invited! Teufelberg Yule Revel Food, drink, dancing, contests, and lots of silliness!

Mists Tournament Circuit

Duchess Megan has announced the results of the Mists Tournament Circuit which concluded recently in the Kingdom of the West. The idea for the Circuit was based on one used in the Kingdom of Artemesia and adapted by His Highness of the West.

Winter's Gate Yule

Come one, Come all and join together in the spirit of merriment at the annual celebration of the Yule Season. Come dressed to have fun and be silly. This is a time to relax and have a great deal of fun!

"Time for Tudor" Photos Online

CombatChris has posted photos from the recent "Time for Tudor" event which took place in the Principality of Oertha.

Selviergard Yule

Greetings and Much Love! We send this missive to invite all to join us for the festivities. There will be heavy, rapier and rock-paper-scissors tournaments.

An Evening at the Piedpowder Alehouse

Come rest your weary feet after a long day in the shop, join the warm fellowship of friends after traveling the dusty (snowy) road. We welcome you to the Piedpowder Alehouse for an evening with the wonderful foods prepared by Cook, the challenge of skill at games and after resting a while a chance to socialize with your friends. We are honored that the Baron and Baroness of Eskalya will be visiting our humble tavern during the Yule tide season.

Spring Pas d' Arms

Greetings unto all lovers of Chivalry, Grace, Prowess and Virtue! Come and join the Shire of Esfenn and Chateau de Camville for a grand Pas d' Arms on the green fields of Sorendsdale Park in the Shire of Esfenn. Noble Combatants can test their mettle against the "Enemies of Love" in a number of themed passes. The Gracious Gallery shall choose the champions of the day who inspire them with acts of valor, courtesy and courtly grace! The gallery shall also "punish" those who action offend the Aspects of Love-beware the Black Favor! The day shall end with a potluck barbeque (meats shall be provided -please, if you can bring a small side dish to share). Heraldic display, banners and pagentry are stongly encouraged!

Principality of the Mists 2005 Fall Coronet Photos Online

Members of the College of Sainte Katherine have posted photos from the recent Fall Coronet in the Principality of the Mists in the West Kingdom.

A Time for Tudor

Have you ever wanted to wear late period garb? Is your fancy court garb collecting dust in your closet? Now you have a chance to make new late period garb or get that court garb out of the closet. Bring your best Tudor court garb and join the Barony of Eskalya as we celebrate a day in the court of King Henry VIII Tudor and Queen Anne Boleyn.

Newcomer's Feast a Success

Lady Tama, Seneschal for the Incipient Shire of Pavlovsk Gavan (Kodiak, Alaska), Principality of Oertha, reports on the success of the recent Newcomer's Feast.

Late Season War

The Baronies of Westermark and Darkwood proudly present "A Late Season War" to settle a dispute about the repute of which Barony has the best tushies, til the point is moot.  Our respective Baroness' Chiara and Liesl disagree on this matter. Among other things. Therefore, all are called to help clarify matters most obscured. (Please, all jokes PG-13 or better, there will be children present.)

Great Western War Photos

Lady Esmeralda of the Lakes has posted photos from the recent Great Western War.

Oerthan Winter Coronet and Investiture

Oerthan Winter Coronet and Investiture
January 14-15, A.S. XL (2006)
Location: Winter's Gate (Fairbanks, AK)
Badger Hall - Tanana Valley Fairgrounds

Great Deeds from Great Western

Lady Elsa Saxenkammer, a bard from the West Kingdom, relates a story of deeds of honor from the recent Great Western War.

Winter's Night

With the fast approaching Winter's Night, and the Goddess Hel's Army of Undead preparing to invade, we must join forces to unite our numbers so that these minions will be sent back through the very gate they plan to use. As our Heros of Oertha are sure to out numbered, I have found a great knight who can help train us, Syr Sagan, a Knight who will be traveling from our lower kingdom to join us and help vanquish these foul minions of the dead.

Principality of the Mists Fall Investiture

The seasons turn and once again it is time to say farewell to our Prince and Princess as they step down and welcome Their heirs with celebration.

Duke Fabian Victorious in West Kingdom Crown Tourney

Catherine Lorraine reports that Duke Fabian Arnett von Schwetzingen was the winner of the recent West Kingdom Crown Tournament. He was inspired by Eliška z Jihlavy.

Cynaguan Fall Coronet

Their Highnesses, Alvar and Megan, invite the populace to a week-end of Chivalry and Honor as the Principality of the Cynagua holds its Fall Coronet Tourney. The Coronet Tournament is a festive and grand occasion; Their Highnesses encourage all fighters and consorts to bring banners to add to the pageantry and splendor accompanying the lists to find to determine Their Highnesses' successors.

Pas de Armes

All knights, masters, squires, and other men-at-arms and their consorts are invited to come arrayed in their best harnesses and heraldic display and enjoy the camaraderie of the field and the pageantry of the Pas de Armes on an Oerthan fall day.

Photos from Purgatorio 2005

Esmeralda of the Lakes has posted an extensive photo album from the recent Purgatorio event.

Harvest Captaincy and Collegium

The barony invites one and all to Harvest Captaincy, at which we will choose the next Captain of the Militia and Heart of Winter's Gate by right of arms.

Michaelmas Event

As the summer season winds down into fall, The gates of winter are set to open. As they do, we gather in the great hall and celebrate the harvest and warm ourselves with the heat of friendship. Join us as we feast in Norse style with Scandinavian recipes and Viking skills. Let us play in the weather, snow or not, and enjoy what the season gives us.

Glacier War II

Come join Oertha as her finest Rapier fighters test their skills on the battlefield. Various scenarios are planned to include a VIP escort, and other surprises.

The Barony of the Far West Comes to Pennsic!

Ysabelle d'Angiers, Palatine Baroness of the Far West, has announced that the Barony of the Far West will be represented for the first time at Pennsic 34.