Martial, Military, and Combat

Period history of warfare and personal combat, as well as re-creation or re-enactment of same

Summer Tournament

Hear ye! Hear ye! Unto the populace of Drachenwald does West Dragonshire bid welcome. The summer months are upon us, and the Oak King is waning and the Holly King prepares to take us towards the Autumn and Winter. However, before he does, we of West Dragonshire invite all to participate in a Summer Tourney.

Pennsic War 34

The 34th Annual Pennsic War, brought to you by the Kingdoms of AEthelmearc, East, and Middle, and Pennsic Mayor, Master Melkor Stoneteeth, mayor34@pennsicwar.org will be held August 5-21, 2005 at Cooper’s Lake Campground, 205 Currie Road, Slippery Rock, PA 16057. Deadline for online registration is June 1.

Further information at http://www.pennsicwar.org/penn34/ .

Marshal Meadows Festival

Good gentles all, I bring greetings from the Incipient Canton of Offangaard and invite you all to mark your calendars for our premier event on July 23th.

Medieval Fayre Newcomers Event

Come join the Society of Creative Anachronism as we hold our annual post-Brisbane Medieval Fayre Newcomers event!

Nibelungen War VIII

The Shire of Drei Eichen invites you to the eighth Nibelungenwar. Attend this heroic War and fight with your own fabulous skills ! Enjoy four days of feasting, dancing, singing, learning, archery, fabulous fencing, chivalric tournaments and a great day of fighting at a real castle.

Viking Sword and Rose Event

The Shire of Stormsport will be sponsoring an event presented by the Incipient Shire of Riversedge, and the 2nd annual Sword and Rose promises to be a day that will offer something for everyone.

Black Prince's Birthday

The Year is 1359, the site is England. In celebration of Edward, the Prince of Wales' upcoming birthday a day of tournament, feast and revelry has been declared. The Barony of Black Diamond calls forth the most Noble of combatants, to bring their weapons of choice, their skill and prowess to this most Honorable field.

Photos from the Lady Mary Tourney Online

Lord Eirik Andersen has posted photos from Ealdormere's recent Lady Mary Tourney.

Spring Captaincy

Join Winters Gate in its Spring Captaincy Tourney on Saturday & Sunday, May 27 & 28, 2005 at Pioneer Park (formerly Alaskaland). Once again, it is time to choose the Captain by a battle of arms. After the Captain's Tourney, the baroness is sponsoring a Children's Choice tourney, in which the fighters have an opportunity to fight for the children.

Loch Bais Birthday Bash

Loch Bais Event. June 11, 2005 at Northwestern State University P.E. Majors Building Natchitoches, La.

Woodland Romp III: Son of the Beast

The Freehold of Skerjastrond would like to announce that we are hosting Woodland Romp III, sponsored by Mistig Waetru, Son of the Beast from June 10-12 at Harlow Lake just north of lovely Marquette, MI.

Spring Fling XIV

Come one, come all to celebrate Spring Fling with Windhaven. Compete in the Torchlight tourney and the Annual Windhaven Chalice tourney. There will also be rapier, youth activities, classes, plus the Bowling for Beverages competition! There is something for everyone, so come and share the festivities!

Gleann Abhann's First Crown List

The Crown Tournament will determine who shall have the honor of being the first King and Queen of Gleann Abhann, a newly-forming kingdom that is a child of Meridies.

http://www.gleannabhann.org/flyers/GACL.htm

Melees & Mayhem IX

Melees & Mayhem; YMCA Camp Hammond (damp site); 6320 SE Stubbs Road; Tecumseh, Kansas

Mermaid's Retreat XII: Return of the Vagabond

Mermaid's Retreat XII: Return of the Vagabond. The Mermaid event returns in AS. XL (2005) with the classic activities you love, along with a renewed spirit of fun.

Highland River Melees

According to the calculations of Eratosthenes, June 11, 1184 BCE was the date that Troy was sacked and burned. Well, we can't promise to equal the sacking of Troy, but Highland River Melees can provide a day of fighting, feasting and fun on June 11, 2005.

It's Only a War: Feathers & Fur

The Mongols have just invaded! The Aztecs never saw it coming! (Neither did we!!!) Feathers and Fur will fly!

War of the Trilliums

The drum beat of war is sounding, and the populace is urged to join together at Heber Downs for the first inaugural War of the Trilliums on the Canada Day long weekend. No longer do we Practice at War in preparation for foreign service; the time has come for Ealdormere to wage its own battles! Still, our brave new future does not mean that we forget our glorious past — many things will remain from those golden days of yore.

AEthelmearc AEcademy

Come to the Barony Marche of the Debatable Lands and engage in free and honest learning at Carnegie Mellon University, in the University Center. There will be classes on nearly every Art and Science including those arts Martial.

Blackstone Raid Photos Online

Master Huen has posted photos from the April 23, 2005 Blackstone Raid.

Photos from the Lady Mary Tourney Online

Lord Eirik Andersen has posted photos from Ealdormere's recent Lady Mary Tourney.

Springfest in Barony of Wastekeep

Springfest, our annual celebration of Spring's emergence throughout our land, will be held as a one-day event this year. We invite all the folks of the land to come and join us for tourneys, activities for all ages, and a plenteous feast.

Road to the Isles Photos Online

Shava has posted photos from Northshield's recent Road to the Isles event which took place in the Shire of Mistig Waetru.

Stop the Pirates

As the summer comes to a close, the harvesting is close to done, the merchant vessels are heavily laden with grains, foods, jewelry, cloth, weapons and iron destined for their Majesties and traders in far away lands. Though some have made an uneventful journey, others have been detained, boarded, and had their holds emptied by pirates. Upon hearing of this, Their Excellencies declared the warriors of these lands must arm themselves and put an end to the piracy that hinders trade and is stopping the taxes from reaching the King and Queen.

Estrella War Box Set Offers 90 Hours of SCA Fun

For those who just can't get enough of SCA battles, Underachiever Films, the producers of the 45-minute-long documentary on Estrella XX, are offering an 11-disc box set including over 90 hours of battle footage.

6th Annual International Swordfighting and Martial Arts Convention

Art of Combat, NDDS and Lansing Community College will host the 6th Annual International Swordfighting and Martial Arts Convention August 5-7, 2005 in Lansing, Michigan.

Lord Mayor's Market Day

Join the Royal City of Eoforwic and Lord Mayor Gunnar Halfdan of Lund in a traditional day of fighting, fencing, merchanting, an A&S display, classes, children's activities, and the usual Eoforwic silliness.

All the Stick You Can Eat

No, it's not the menu. It's a full day of MORE FIGHTING THAN YOU CAN SHAKE A STICK AT: Armored combat, Youth combat, Archery (Sorry, no rapier fighting is planned for this event.)

30th Baronial Birthday Celebration

The Barony of Tir-Y-Don invites you to attend our 30th Baronial Birthday Celebration to be held Saturday, April 30, 2005 at the Scottish Rite Temple in Newport News, Virginia.

Defenders of Sherwood

The Shire of Misty Highlands once again challenges all to join us for battle and competition in the forests of Sherwood. Robin is launching his assault in the spring this year, hoping to catch the Sheriff's men off guard.