Armoured Combat

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

[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.

Hrafn Olafsson victor of Ansteorra's Winter 2012 Crown Tournament

On Legio Draconis, Hrólfr reports that Hrafn Olafsson was the winner of the Winter 2012 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of Ansteorra. His Highness was inspired in His endeavor by Elizabeta di Valore della Rosawill.

Marius and Conna new Heirs to the Throne of Calontir

Armour Archive reports that Sir Marius Lucian Fidelis, fighting for Mistress Conna Ingen Ui Chearbhaill was the victor of the January 15, 2012 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of Calontir.

[DRA] Crown Tournament Spring 2012

The Incipient Shire of Depedene under Wychwood invites one and all to the grand spectacle that is Crown Tourney!

[WES] Court of Love

Fyne and Goode Folk, all! Be it knowne that the Canton of  Borderwinds in the Barony of Tarnmist doth invite you to our annual Court of Love, honoring our Lady of Love and Beauty, Lady Jena Whiteheart, and her Courageous Lord, Cormac Whiteheart, our Lord Protector!

SCA joins Roller Vixens for charity event

It's a "continuing partnership," said Morgantown Roller Vixen Brianna Lovell about Jingle Brawl, a recent charity event featuring three roller derby scrimmage games and an armored combat demo by the local SCA group. Reporter Alex Hines of WBOY-TV in Clarksburg, West Virginia has the story.

[LOC] The Feast of Venus

Be it known that Venus, the Goddess of Love herself, invites you all to a celebration of romance and chivalry in the fair gardens of the Barony of Politarchopolis.

[AET] Bears Event

Lo the bears be hiding deep in their winter's cave. We must be vigilant of the scourge far to the south. So let us set a course to the Northwest corner of Glorious AEthelmearc. Where here the Shire of Stormsport will once again host the pit to test your prowess.

[ATE] Great Helm Tournament

Tir Ysgithr's Historic Great Helm Tournament will be held on February 18 - 19, 2012 with a Feast on the evening of the 18th.

[GLE] Fighter's Collegium

Please come and join us at Chicot State Park 3469 Chicot Park Road, Ville Platte, LA 7058 as we gather to sharpen are swords and or minds at Fighter's Collegium!

[EAL] Tournoi du Coeur deGlace

The Incepient Shire of Bastille Du Lac Presents Tournoi du Coeur deGlace. Sponsored by the Canton of Petra Thule January 28, 2012.

[AET] Regional Muster

Greetings all Fighters!  We wish to hold a Regional Muster with melee and one-on-one fighting Sunday Feb. 5th from 2-5pm at Marshall Elementary School's gym (same site as winter before last). 

[NOR] Northshield Crown Tournament

The Barony of Castel Rouge Presents The Northshield Crown Tournament of Prince Wulfgar
Von-Ostrand and Princess Devon Ffrench

[AET] Candlemas

Tired of Twelfth nights? Come to Myrkfaelinn to celebrate Candlemas on January 28, 2012 from 10am to 10pm. Join us for fighting, fencing, and dancing, and bring a little light into your day with candle making.

From hoodies and sneakers to armor and swords

Visitors to the first Antioch Invitational in Maple Ridge, British Columbia, were offered a glimpse of the Middle Ages when the local chapter of the Society for Creative Anachronism demonstrated its skills at the Albion Fairgrounds. Reporter Mitch Thompson of the Maple Ridge Times has the story.

[CAL] Midwinter Festival

Alleviate your mid-winter cabin fever with a Festival of Fun! The Barony of Vatavia invites you to:
Midwinter Festival: A Court of Love and Beauty January 28, 2012

[ATE] Heroes of the Silent Angels

Their Excellencies Edward & Annalies would like to invite you to the Barony of Atenveldt's Heroes of the Silent Angels Event on January 28, 2011.  This event will be FREE and filled with tournaments & prizes for all to participate in.

[LOC] A Right Royal Skirmish & Feast of the Lions

This event will be held in to different locations. A Right Royal Skirmish to be held at the SCA Archery Grounds at Cambridge. (Armour Inspection 10:15 Skirmish Starts 10:30) Followed by the Feast of the Lions to be held at St James Church Hall in Newtown.

[MER] North-West Regional Fighter Practice

To all good gentles! The winter weather has settled in on our fair kingdom. But war looms from the south in the fair spring. 

[WES] Oerthan Winter Coronet

Their Highnesses Varyag and Trava, Prince and Princess of Oertha, cordially invite all to come bear witness to the tournament that will temper the sword that will become Their Successors to the Coronets of Oertha!

Medieval knights and PTSD

Most people associate PTSD with modern warfare, but a new study shows that not only were the Middle Ages not as violet as previously believed, but that knights engaged in violent activities suffered from stress.

Chicago Swordplay Guild featured in magazine article

The November 2011 issue of Katsujinken Online Magazine features an article by Greg Mele and Terry Pfister, of the Chicago Swordplay Guild, on the history and modern deployment of knightly tournaments.