Principality of Northshield

Pictures from Jararvellir's May Day and Crown Tournament

Viscountess Elashava bas Riva, Chronicler of the Kingdom of Northshield, shares memories and photos from the recent Crown Tournament and May Day in Jararvellir.

"History Comes to Life" at Border Downs fighter practice

News reporter Drew Sandholm of KSFY Action News in Sioux Falls, South Dakota went "inside the underground world of the Society for Creative Anachronism, Inc., where people escape by dressing up and fighting Medieval-style."

"No wizards, no magic, no trolls" at Mermaids XVI

"We're basically just a bunch of adults playing dress-up. It's just that our dress-up is very coordinated and historically based," Lady Francesca told reporter Dylan B. Tomlinson of the Herald Times when he visited the recent Mermaids XVI at Camp Sindawa, Wisconsin.

[NOR] Woodland Romp

Woodland Romp is an outdoor camping event which officially starts Saturday. There will be feast on Saturday with a return of "rat on a stick" and an intermission. More details on feast will be provided at a later date. A tavern will be on site for lunch, donations are appreciated.

[NOR] Griffin Needle Challenge

The Griffin Needle Challenge is a costuming competition, open to teams or individuals, where the goal is to create a complete outfit in just 20 hours!

Haire Affaire of the Heart photos online

Shava reports that she has created an album of photos taken by Asli Macaran at the March 2009 Haire Affaire of the Heart in Falcon's Keep in the Kingdom of Northshield.

[CAL] Ages of War

The Shires of Heraldshill and Silfren Mere are co-sponsoring Ages of War: The Rus vs. The World 27-30 August 2009 at the Floyd County Fairgrounds

Siegfried and Elizabeth new Heirs to the Throne of Northshield

Baroness Kateryn of Cornwall, from Caer Anterth Mawr in the Kingdom of Northshield, reports that Duke Sir Siegfried Von Kulmbach, inspired by Lady Elizabeth of Bright Sand, was the winner of the May 9, 2009 Crown Tourney in that Kingdom.

[NOR] Border Skirmish VI

The the Shire of Ravenslake and the Barony of Caer Anterth Mawr welcome all who come to share in the fun! What are we planning? There are lots more details to work out, but definitely camping, archery/TW (pending marshals), heavy and rapier of course, youth activities of some sort (boffer is still TBD). Burn-your-own at the communal grills on Saturday night, roasted potatoes provided. Bardic circles Friday and Saturday night. A&S classes and activities and merchants selling their wares.

[NOR] Quest for Camelot

Come to the Black Hills this Spring and join us in our Quest to make Camelot come alive again! At Quest for Camelot, the Kingdom of Northshield defends it's borders against the incursions of the Outlands and Artemesia.

[NOR] Crown Tournament of Stephen and Ailleanne

The Royal Crown Tournament of Stephen and Ailleanne of the Kingdom of Northshield to Determine Their Noble and Honorable Heirs Will be held during the Warming Embrace of the Spring in Their Glorious and Steadfast Barony of Nordskogen.

Pictures from Northshield's Tournament of Chivalry

Viscountess Elashava bas Riva has posted photos from the recent Tournament of Chivalry in the Kingdom of Northshield on her Flickr website.

[NOR] The Pheasants are Revolting Too

THE PHEASANTS ARE REVOLTING TOO!" FEATURING The Tournament of Erehwon That should keep those revolting pheasants in line.

Pictures from It's Only a Flesh Wound II

Viscountess Elashava bas Riva has posted her photos from the recent It's Only a Flesh Wound II event which took place in the Barony of Jararvellir (Kingdom of Northshield)>

[NOR] Provost Challenge

The Shire of Coldedernhale presents The Fourth Annual Provos Challenge! A day full of fencing fun guaranteed to satisfy your need for rapier combat!

[NOR] Bardic Madness XIX

With joy I take pen in hand to invite all to Bardic Madness XIX on the cusp of summer (June 20, 2009), hosted by the Shire of Border Downs in Sioux Falls, SD. A day of the merriment of the muses awaits you: bardic challenges to showcase your best and sharpen your wit, classes to deepen your knowledge, and a delicious Lunch and Feast. Court will be held at the whim of Their Majesties.

[NOR] Lupercalia

The Shire of Rivenwood Tower presents Lupercalia February 21, 2009 at the American Legion Friendship Hall, 715 3rd St., Nicolet, MN.

[NOR] Spring Coronation

Spring Coronation - April 4th, 2009 and Hosted by the Barony of Jararvellir

Pictures of Nordskogen's Twelfth Night

Elashava bas Riva has posted her photos from the recent Nordskogen 12th Night celebration which took place in the Kingdom of Northshield. Several gentles were also elevated - or offered elevation - at the event.

[NOR] Hertzkrieg XV

Come one, Come all to Hertzkrieg XV Feb 7, 2009 Clay County Fairgrounds - 515 High St - Vermillion SD 57069

[NOR] Tournament of Chivalry and Investiture

The Barony of Windhaven is Proud to host a Tournament of Chivalry and the Investiture of Grimmund Blackwing as the 4th Baron of Windhaven

Two tapped for peerage at Northshield's 12th Night

Gwyneth reports that at the recent 12th Night event in the Kingdom of Northshield, two new peers were chosen by Their Majesties of Northshield.

Boar's Head photos online

Viscountess Elashava bas Riva reports that she has posted photos from the recent Boar's Head event in the Kingdom of Northshield on her Flickr website.

[NOR] Archery in Nordskogen

The archers of Nordskogen wish to invite our fellow archers to join us for archery practice on Sunday January 11 (the day after Twelfth Night).

Moraig Anne Drummond placed on vigil in Northshield

Viscountess Shava reports that at the recent Boar's Head event, Their Majesties of the Kingdom of Northshield placed Moraig Anne Drummond on vigil to contemplate entry into the Order of the Pelican.

[NOR] Border Downs Yuletide Revel

The people of Border Downs would like to invite you to come and celebrate with us this coming Saturday, December 6th for our annual Yuletide shindig.

We've got some really neat stuff planned, including:

  • A wicked awesome feast done by Lord Ajax Theron Marius. The theme is Feast of the Ages: Bound by Cheese. There will also be a day-board.
  • A Walking A&S competition! Walking A&S is a great way to show off the Location:
    Border Downs (Sioux Falls, South Dakota)

[NOR] Twelfth Night

Twelfth Night Hosted by the Barony of Nordskogen January 10th, 2009

Central Middle School
900 49th Ave. NE
Columbia Heights, MN 55421

Site opens 9:00 am. - Site closes 7:30 pm.
The site is completely dry and handicap accessible

Event Steward
Eerwaardig Gebiedster Jutta van der Bruegghen

Site Fees Location:
Barony of Nordskogen (Columbia Heights, Minnesota)

Peasants Revolting photos

Berwyn has announced that he has posted an album of photos from the recent "The Peasants are Revolting" event in the Kingdom of Northshield on the Northshield Gallery website.

SCA fits the bill for Wisconsin enrichment program

"Catch a Dragon by the Tale" was the theme for library night, one of the options for kids at Howe Elementary School's After School Academy Program. For another, the Wisconsin Rapids school invited members of the local SCA group to teach students about chivalry.

[NOR] Project Day

Border Downs Project Day: Norse Poetry and Prose Edition

WHO: You! Me! Them! Everyone!
WHAT: Project Day, with a focus on norse poetry and prose
WHERE: Augustana College, Sioux Falls, SD

Take your best route to the section of South Grange Ave that sits between 26th and 33rd streets. Look for the SCA sign. There will be a big parking lot, so park there, then head into the building with the bright blue on the front. That is the Commons. Once you are inside the Commons, head to the right, past the mailboxes. When you reach the end of the mail boxes, take a left down that hallway and you will be on site! Look for the SCA signs once you have hit the right area of Grange. Location:
Shire of Border Downs (Sioux Falls, South Dakota)