Armoured Combat

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

[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.

SCA adds spectacle to University of Wisconsin campus

The Wisconsin State Journal follows the Barony of  Jararvellir to their fighter practice at the UW-Madison Stock Pavilion. Here students and non-students gather to fight, fence, work on armor, and show off.

Murder at the Feast of St. Hedwig photos online

Vilhelm Lich reports that he has created several albums of photos from Murder at the Feast of St. Hedwig which took place recently in the Kingdom of Calontir. The photos are available on Flickr.

[WES] St. Stephan's Day

The Shire of Pavlok Gorod is pleased to welcome you to our annual St. Stephan's day event.

[DRA] Midwinter Feast

The Canton of Unikankare invites all to celebrate the traditional Midwinter Feast with us. This year the End is near! The possible end of the never ending tournament Nordic 1000 may come as soon as Midwinter Feast.

[ART] Cote du Ciel Shire Birthday

Our next Birthday Celebration will be Saturday, December 3, 2011.

[DRA] Insulae Draconis Coronet Tournament

The Shire of Harplestane is delighted to invite one and all to Insulae Draconis’ Fifth Coronet Tournament.

[DRA] Northern Frankmark Fighters Practice XVII

Northern Frankmark Fighters Practice XVII in the Shire of Aventiure, Canton in the Barony of Knight´s Crossing

[CAI] Medieval Marketplace

Yuletide gifts abound! Come find the perfect gift for that special Lord or Lady! Once again Heatherwyne's Annual Medieval Marketplace will showcase Caid's finest Merchants with a day-long event featuring Arts, Demos, Crafting, String Thing (Fiber Playday), Fighting and socializing.