Armoured Combat

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

[OUT] Mayday Festival and Oxygen Quest

It is my pleasure to invite everyone to the first event of the Incipient Shire of Bryngolau. On April 28 we will hold a Mayday Festival and Oxygen Quest. The day will feature fighting, dancing, frivolity, food, and laughs in our beautiful 7500 foot high forests.

[OUT] Crown Tourney

The time draws near when two great and wondrous events will take place in the Southern Outlands, Crown Tournament and the Princess Protector Tourney. The first, of course, is the finding of an Heir for Their Royal Majesties, Kynan III and Gilliana, mighty King and graceful Queen of the Outlands.

Calontir's Midwinter Festival 2012 photos online

Mathurin reports that he has creat an album of pictures from Midwinter Festival 2012, which took place recently in the Kingdom of Calontir. The photos are available on PicasaWeb.

Patrick O'Malley of Ulidia victor of Caid Crown Tourney

Sir Drogo reports that Count Patrick O'Malley of Ulidia defeated Sir Ragnar in the final bout of the Spring 2012 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of Caid.

Thomas and Ilora new Heirs to Atenveldt Throne

Katharine of Cate Hall reports that Lord Thomas d'Revel, fighting for Mistress Ilora von Neunhoff, was the winner of the March 3, 2012 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of Atenveldt.

Photos from Market Day at Birka 2012

Cateline la broderesse and Brita report that they have created albums of photos from Market Day at Birka 2012 which took place recently in the Kingdom of the East. Cateline's photos are available on PicasaWeb. Brita's photos are available on Kodak Gallery.

“I was a geek at school, but now I am a geek with a sword”

Dan Pearce is a self-proclaimed geek. He recently spoke with a reporter from the Daily Liberal in Dubbo, NSW, Australia, about his participation in the SCA where he says he is now "a geek with a sword."

[WES] March Crown Tournament

Come bear witness and join Their Majesties, Uther and Kara, as They hold the tournament to determine who shall be Their heirs with a weekend of fighting, arts, sciences, dance, music, competitions, revelry and more.

[NOR] Feast of Fools

The Shire of Korsvag invites you to join us for Feast of Fools 2012! This will be a relaxing event with plenty of opportunities to catch up with old and new friends after a long Northshield winter.

[ATE] Crown Tournament

With the blessing of Their Radiant Solar Majesties Craven and Elzbieta, the Barony of Twin Moons invites one and all to join in the lands of the Lunatic Barony to bear witness to the spectacle that is Crown Tournament! 

[ANS] Elfsea Defender

Alejandro and Amalia, Baròn y Baronesa de Elfsea, invite one and all to Elfsea Defender, March Thirtieth to April First, Anno Societatis XLVI (2012 AD).

"Like boxing with crowbars"

A major discussion popped up recently on Reddit about a photo of two SCA fighters in a lonely parking garage. Most fun are the comments of readers who don't quite know what to make of the duo.

Anteorra Winter 2012 Crown Tourney videos

Lord Owen Longstrider and Lady Gwen have posted several videos from the January 14, 2012 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of Ansteorra. The videos are available on YouTube.

[LOC] Celebration of Seasons: Litha

Come enjoy summer’s end in the Northern Reaches in the Barony of Saint Florian de la Riviere with a Tournament of matched weapons and a picnic in the park.

[LOC] Darton Anniversary

Darton Anniversary event. A weekend of Italian cuisine courtesy of Master Stefano da Urbino. Friday night a tavern, Saturday Darton Champion Tourney, Rapier Tourney and Archery, at night a masked ball. Sunday a market and A&S display.

[EAL] Mega Practice

Canton der Welfengau will sponsor the Mega Practice on February 26, 2012 in conjunction with the University of Guelph Medieval & Renaissance Society. SCA and university waiver policies will be in effect.

Gulf Coast Renaissance Faire

The Gulf Coast Renaissance Faire March 3-4, 2012 At the Pensacola Interstate Fairgrounds

Battle of the Nations -- on TV

International teams come together for grand European melee battle at Battle of the Nations. Now a television series covers the action. Episodes are on YouTube.

[ART] Spring Thaw

Pray tend all! The time has come for the rebirth of our precious world and the battle for freedom from its icy tomb. Come friends and join the Shire of Twae Linnes on April the 21st, 2012 in celebration of this event.

[ATE] Practicum of the Sword VI

Come join us in the Barony of Starkhafn, and partake of our famous hospitality in the desert, as we once again engage in a weekend of classes with an emphasis on sword combat in SCA armored, unarmored and rapier formats, with an eye on the historical use of the weapons, and other matters of import to the well-rounded swordsman and swordswoman!

Video captures tournament action in Canton of the Golden Playne

Ii Toonishinokami Katsumori reports that a video is available on YouTube of armored combat at the January 7, 2012 Tourney of Skyhawk in the Canton of the Golden Playne (Thailand).

[LOC] Single Sword Tourney

Abertridwr presents Single Sword Tourney on 11/2/2012

Taran and Heleyne new Prince and Princess of Oertha

Baron Khevron reports that Taran Arnfast, fighting for Heleyne of Avebury, defeated Viscount Sir Kenric Maur, fighting for Dagmar the Red, in two fights in the final bout of the Coronet Tournament in the Principality of Oertha, Kingdom of the West.

[CAI] Dun Or Anniversary Tourney

The time has come for the 20th Anniversary of Dun Or... next year we will be legal adults!! Please join us for our Anniversary Tournament on April 21, 2012.

[ANS] Provincial Games

The Province of Mooneschadowe presents Provincial Games, a melee event dedicated to games! February 18, 2012 in Stillwater, OK

"Bruises and bloody noses are part of the deal" at Trier's gladiator school

Residents of Trier, Germany's oldest city, have become accustomed to the sounds of battle cries and metal on metal as more and more citizens join the city's gladiator school in its 2000-year-old Roman arena.

"It's about interaction and fun, not delusion"

Gerry Dowswell is retired, but that doesn't keep him from wielding a sword in his local chapter of the Society for Creatiuve Anachronism. He knows where his character ends and real life begins. "It's about interaction and fun," Dowswell said, "not delusion." (video)

Help with a quest: Battle of Nations Team USA

Bob Dionisio is funding for his attendance at the upcoming Battle of Nations where he will participate as part of Team USA.

[EAL] Ealdormere War College

ALL FIGHTERS THAT LOVE MELEE, THIS IS YOUR EVENT! A day of classes, drills and all the melee fighting you can handle!

[LOC] Valentine's in Antioch

Valentine's in Antioch, sponsored by Willoughby Vale. February 11, 2012.