Armoured Combat

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

[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.

[CAL] Crown Tournament

The future of Calontir must be well assured. Therefore, Their Royal Majesties Oswald II and Kaye will hold Their Crown Tournament on January 14, 2012 in Their Barony of Three Rivers. 

[NOR] Fighter's Retreat

The Canton of Blachemere is pleased to announce the second annual Fighter's Retreat! A day devoted to fighting, fighting and more fighting. That's all, folks!

[EAS] Baronial Investiture Anniversary

Roll out the carpet (a magic carpet, that is!) and prepare to be transported to an exotic place and time...into Arabian Nights!  Join the Barony of l’Ile du Dragon Dormant as they celebrate their Baronial Investiture Anniversary with a Middle Eastern flavour.

[EAS] Revenge of the Ice Weasel

It began seven years ago, a challenge to the mighty warriors of the North to once again step outside into the cold and fight as they did in the days of  youthful glory or in some cases as their ancestors did! Thus did the mighty "Challenge of the Ice Weasel" begin.

East Kingdom Crown Tournament photos online

Cateline la broderesse reports that she has created an album of photos from the November 5, 2011 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of the East. The albums are available on PicasaWeb.

[ATL] Ice Castle 2012

As winter's chill spreads, warm up with a day filled with fighting, feasting, and games. Join Black Diamond as she celebrates her baronial birthday and the baronial investiture of Baron Aldemere McRafe and Lady Juliana Grene as the new baron and baroness of Black Diamond!

[NOR] Twelfth Night in Schattentor

The Shire of Schattentor will be hosting Twelfth Night celebration on January 7, 2012.  The theme of the occasion is Feasting, Frolicking, and Fools.

[AET] Baronial Investiture

We welcome the entire Kingdom (nay, the Entire KnowneWorld!) to join us for the investiture of Carolus and Isolde, next Baron and Baroness of the great Rhydderich Hael.

[NOR] WinterKnights 12th Night

On Jan. 7th 2012 Greater Nordskogen will be holding the WinterKnights 12th Night Celebration. All are invited to join us as we have a day of Fun, Family, Fighting and a Feast done by Mistress Aramanthra the Vicious.

Full Contact Combat and Battle of the Nations - Poland 2012

Kit Houston, who is involved in the Full Contact Combat movement in Australia, offers information on the sport, and hopes to contact others in the country who might be interested.

Count Gemini's shield class on YouTube

Kaydian reports that a video of a class taught by Count Gemini Asonte of Antir, on the use of shields in combat, has been posted to YouTube. The 90 minute class has been broken down into ten segments.

[MID] Grand Tournament

To all Kings, Princes, knights and gentles of cote armor, greetings. Know that upon the 3rd day of December in the two thousand and eleventh year of our Lord, by leave of His most noble majesty Eikbrandr, a Grande Tournament will be held in the Barony of Cynnabar.

[DRA] Polderslot Winterfeast 2012

There wil be a Winterfeast in the shire of Polderslot! Please come join us for lots of fun and games, dancing, singing, fighting and more. There will also be plenty to do for children.

[OUT] War Practice

On Sunday December 4 Unser Hafen will be hosting a War Practice in Fort Collins, CO from 10am-2pm. This is the day after Windkeep's Hunter's Feast event. We hope to see many fighters for a good day of melees.

Photos from 100 Minutes War

Cateline la broderesse reports that she has posted an album of photos from 100 Minutes War which took place recently in the Kingdom of the East. The photos are available on PicasaWeb.