Martial, Military, and Combat

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

Great Northern War VI

Come and enjoy a weekend of fighting, arts and sciences and merriment with an English and Scottish theme.

Spring War X

The information for Spring War X is now available.

Benevolence Crusade

After some delays we have finally got confirmed dates and prices for this year's Benevolence Crusade!

Photo Album Features "The Shearin' of Sir Evander & Sir Siegfried"

Eirik Andersen's photos from Ealdormere War Practice VI are available on the TwoRavens.org web site.

Who's Afraid of Beowulf?

The days of summer dawn clear and warm, and the dreaded monster Grendel has dragged himself from the murky depths intent on laying waste to our fair shire once again!

Niebelungenkrieg 2004 Photos Online

Owen en Deredere has posted photos from Nibelungenkrieg VIII which took place July 2-6, 2004 in Euskirchen, Germany.

Atlantians Enjoy Tournament of Chivalry

Lord Berwyn has posted photos from the recent Atlantia Tournament of Chivalry.

Tip of the Tente Postponed Due to Flooding

Rébeca la Chienne, Seneschal, La Grande Tente, has announced that Tip of the Tente scheduled for July 10-11, 2004, has been postponed due to flooding of the Cedar River.

Celtic Sheep and Garter Raids

Sheep and garter raiders in Drachenwald beware! Your raiding days may be numbered!
http://www.vielburgen.com/celtic/celtic.html

Midsummer Knight's Dream

As we bid farewell to the 4th of July weekend, we bid farewell to the unofficial middle of Summer. Can Autumn be that far behind? http://www.smythkepe.org/pages/3/index.html

Brawl at Crooked Dragon Tavern

The Brawl at Crooked Dragon Tavern is a fun little event featuring (of course) a mock "tavern" in which fighters in full armor may "dine and drink". Of course, "We wouldn't want any weapons to be sneaked in, now would we? That might cause a brawl to break out!" (wink, wink)

Last Chance IV

Atlantians! Last chance to authorize for Pennsic! http://acorn.atlantia.sca.org/0407/last_chance.htm

Bows and Blades

This will be an exciting event with varied activities, including a catapult water balloon contest, open ranges for shooting Royal Rounds, Rapier Tourney, and more. Plus lots of classes. http://www.ithra.antir.sca.orgidisplay.php?topic=classes&it=5338&

Defender's Tourney

Shire of Sylvan Glen - Defender's Tourney - July 9-11, 2004 Poorhouse Farm Park, Martinsburg WV
http://defenders.sylvanglen.org

Feast of St.Bruno, The Extended Edition

Lots of fighting and classes in the extended version of the Feast of St. Bruno event.

Battle for Gully Branch Demo

Citizens of Atlantia, we have need of thee! We are being invaded by hordes of mundane and we need your fighters, performers, and your artisans to entertain them.

Photos from a Storm-Tossed Lilies War

Giudo di Niccolo has posted photos from the recent stormy Lilies War 2004.

Tip of the Tente [POSTPONED]

You've heard of the tip of the iceberg? Well, this is the Tip of the Tente!

La Grande Tente will be holding a summer event the weekend of July 10, 2004. Please join us! There will be:

  • Fighting--at least two tourneys! (showers on site)
  • Archery--on three ranges!
  • Arts and Sciences--two competitions (tent in any medium and anything made with a "tip", like the tip of a pen, the tip of a chisel, the tip of a needle…..)

There will be NO feast this year, but there are grills available for your use and a firepit for post-revel.

We will be holding this event at Black Hawk Park, on Lone Tree Road, in Cedar Falls, IA.

Site opens 4 pm Friday and closes noon Sunday. Troll opens 4 pm Friday. The park closes at 10 pm and opens at 6 am each day. If you are arriving after 10 pm let the autocrat know!

Directions: Take your best route to Highway 218, North of Cedar Falls. Exit at the Lone Tree Road exit, and turn west (right if coming from the North, left if coming from the South) onto Lone Tree Road. Slow down for the tracks and proceed to the stop sign, somewhere around 3 miles. Go forward, and keep going forward. The road will veer to the right, but the entrance of the park is forward and slightly left. We are to the right, once you enter the park--just keep following the signs!

Fees: site is $5 (with an additional $3 for non-members), $3 for children 13 to 18, and ages 12 and under are free Make checks payable to: SCA, Inc., Shire of La Grande Tente Camping fees are to be paid to the park, and are $11.00 per tent.

Autocrat:

Driving Directions for Great Northeastern War Updates

The staff of the Great Northeastern War, which will take place in July in East Hebron, ME, has announced changes in the driving directions.

Rose Tournament

The champions of the Ladies of the Rose will gather in the Marche of Gwyntarian to exhibit their honor and chivalry on the field. More info at http://brendoken.org/rose/.

Dagorhir

Dagorhir is a combat simulation group whose tournaments are based partly in history and partly in fantasy. Padded "boffer" weapons are used so that combatants can safely wear only minimal body armor.

Known World Novice Tourney Scheduled for Pennsic War

The Known World Novice Tourney is scheduled for Sunday, 8/15 from 4-6pm in the White Tourney list at the Pennsic War.

Something Fishy This Way Comes VIII

Something Fishy This Way Comes VIII / (Lord of the Rivers VII, Rampart Riot VI Tournaments, Bhakail Baronial Champion III)

http://www.eastkingdom.org/event-detail.html?eid=844

Saturday, July 10, 2004

Hosted by Bailiwick of Ivyeinrust - Philadelphia, PA

Fort Mifflin
Fort Mifflin Road
(no street address) Philadelphia, PA 19153


Site Opens: 10am Site Clo

Warriors and Warlords XI

This is Northshield's premier camping event.

The SCA Without Breaking the Bank

Tips from SCAdians throughout the Knowne Worlde on how to survive in the SCA while on a budget. Everything from costuming to combat, feast gear to pavillions. Check it out and submit a tip of your own!

Cunnan Wiki

A wiki is, basically, a very large collaboratively-written encyclopedia of information. The Cunnan Wiki, organized in the Kingdom of Lochac but open to medievalists worldwide, is a collection of information on numerous topics related to the Middle Ages.

Stefan's Florilegium

Maintained by Lord Stefan li Rous, the Florilegium is one of the largest link portals in the world of living history. The site contains links on many hundreds of topics related to the Middle Ages and to living history organizations, especially the SCA.

House Blacksword Offers Ealdormere Citizens Pennsic Challenge

Isabella Vanicelle, Deputy Commissar for the Ealdormere Commissariat, has announced a fundraiser challenge to raise money for the kingdom's program which offers support for fighters.