Armoured Combat

Combat wearing varying degrees of replica or reproduction armor simulating "heavy infantry" warfare or tournaments.

[ATE] Atenveldt Crown Tourney

In the shade of the great pines of Northern Atenveldt, the Barony of Ered Sul welcomes Their Majesties and all who would partake in the competition to determine the next heirs to the throne.  This exciting and wondrous event will be held at Willard Springs near Blow Out Tank, just south of Flagstaff, AZ.

[LOC] Tower and Fountain Tavern

The Tower and Fountain Tavern will open again, with rapier and heavy tourneys during the day, and entertainments and feasting during the evening.

[ANT] September Crown Tournament

Come witness the epic tournament to determine who will be our next King and Queen!  Enjoy the pageantry of the Kingdom Equestrian Tournament and Championship! Get your Arts & Sciences geek on! Take in the lovely view of the Olympic Mountains!

[OUT] Caer Galen Defender

The cold winds of Autumn blow across the western peaks of Caer Galen. The milky eyes of Her Champions begin to peer into the mists of time in search of worthy successors to relieve them of their duties. They dream of resting their weary bones and returning  to their loved ones; but with their charge not yet complete they must find the next individuals capable of becoming the new Champions.

[LOC] Feast of Andronicus - CANCELLED

The College of Saint Andronicus Invites all to come to the Feast of Andronicus on the 12th to the 14th October 2012.

Service, combat, and chivalry in Arab, Alabama

David Moore of the Arab Tribune newspaper joins Thorfinn Eriksonnr, Ingris Utlennigsdottir, and Mailloch of Wulfhaven as they meet for for fighting, A&S, and building a new group in northern Alabama.

Great Northeastern War 2012 photos online

Albreda Aylese reports that she has posted an album of photos from Great Northeastern War which took place recently in the Kingdom of the East. The photos are available on Flickr.

Ulrich von Liechtenstein: He will rock you!

Fans of the movie A Knight's Tale might be surprised to learn that Ulrich von Liechtenstein was a real person who, in fact, wrote an autobiography. Service of Ladies: an autobiography was first published in 2004 and is available from Boydell & Brewer Press.

Viscount Sir Rurik Varyag winner of Oertha Coronet

Baron Khevron reports that Viscount Sir Rurik Varyag defeated Sir Søren j Alborghin the final bout of the July 21, 2012 Coronet Tournament in the Principality of Oertha, Kingdom of the West. (video)

[ATL] Atlantian Crown Tournament

Come and join in the pageantry and plaudits as we gather to determine the Heirs to the crown of fair Atlantia.

[ATE] Barony of Atenvedlt Anniversary

Hear Ye Hear Ye. The Barony of Atenveldt is having a birthday. Come celebrate our upcoming 43rd birthday on Saturday, September 22, 2012.

[OUT] Lost Souls Defender

Fair Ladies and Honorable Lords of the realm, Come one, come all! to Shire Rio de Las Animas  for our LOST  SOULS  DEFENDER

Chatting with the King at ComicCon

Janina Gavankar, star of True Blood, took some time to wander the halls of Comic-Con 2012 and a little (un)armored combat with members of the SCA. During the SCA demo, Jana chatted briefly with His Majesty Patrick of the Kingdom of Caid.

"Oh Yeah? My Dad can beat up your Dad!” Pennsic XLI

Baron Richard Larmer annouces "Oh Yeah? My Dad can beat up your Dad!” a tournament for dads to be held Saturday, 4 August, 2012 from Noon to 2 pm, at the Pennsic War XLI.

Known World Novice Tourney - Pennsic 41

Once again, I will be hosting the Known World Novice Tourney on behalf of my late husband Count Sarnac Ba'adur. It was his baby and he requested I ensure it happen every year.

[OUT] al-Barran Midwinter

Otto der Schwarzherz & Elisée de Calais, Baron and Baroness of al-Barran, invite all near and far to join them as they celebrate this joyous yuletide season at al-Barran's Midwinter & War Practice.

[LOC] November Crown

Unto the Populace does our fair Shire send greetings! Let it be known that our proud Shire welcomes you to visit us, and come enjoy the hospitality and beauty of our lovely Shire as we host November Crown AS XLVII

[ART] Coronation

Their Royal Highnesses Timmur and Saige invite One and All to attend an Extravagant Celebration Honoring the Best in Artemisia.

[OUT] The Dragons are away, the fighters will play

The Shire of Plattefordham invites one and all to join us in revel as we fight till we drop without concern of Dragon attacks this year!!! 

Battle in Billings

ZooMontana in Billings was the site of battle recently as members of the local SCA chapter demonstrated their rapier and armored combat skills at the Highland Games and the Renaissance Fair. Kenneth of KULR TV was on hand for the story. (video)

Preparing for War in Rising Waters

The SCA "provides a good sense of community" said Chiara Stella of the Barony of Rising Waters in Niagara Falls, Canada. She spoke with Pieter van Hiel of Niagara This Week at a recent gathering of SCA members in West Lincoln. (slideshow)

[AET] Summers End: Carnivale Italiano

Buon giorno i nostri buoni amici. The Canton of Beau Fleuve invites you to Summers End Carnivale Italiano. We will be blending Italian Carnival fun along with generally known carnival fun.

Jean Paul Claims Throne of Ansteorra

In the Barony of Northkeep, Comte Jean Paul de Sens won the right to stand as Prince of Ansteorra for the second time.  His Highness was inspired by Countess Gilyan Alionorra Clonmacnoise, OP.

Commander's Crucible photos online

Tomas Niallagain reports that he has created an album of photos from Commander's Crucible 2012, which took place recently in the Kingdom of Ansteorra. The photos are available on Flickr.

The Middle Ages are alive at Mizzou

Medieval met modern recently in Peace Park on the campus of the University of Missouri, Columbia as members of the local chapter of the Society for Creative Anachronism gathered for combat and crafting. (photos)

10 Man Unbelted Melee Tournament - Pennsic 2012

The Company of the Sergeants of Saint Aiden of the Kingdom of Atlantia proudly presents its version of the Ten Man Unbelted Melee Tournament for Pennsic 2012.

Northern Regional War Camp 2012 photos online

Cateline la broderesse reports that she has created an album of photos from Northern Regional War Camp, which took place recently in the Kingdom of the East. The photos are available on PicasaWeb.

Roger Stockton winner of West Kingdom Crown Tourney

Edith reports that Roger Stockton was the victor of the June 23, 2012 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of the West. His Highness was inspired by Zanobia Fiorentini.

7th Annual Pennsic Warriors of History Tournament

The 7th Annual Pennsic Warriors of History Tournament will take place August 8, 2012 at Pennsic War XLI.

[WES] Baroness’ Champion

Who shall defend the honor of the Baroness Etain whilst His Excellency is on the crusades?  All fighters are invited to show their skill in the bear pit for a chance to win the honor of being the Baroness’ Champion for the upcoming year.