Armoured Combat

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

[LOC] Mordenvale Household Tourney and Archery Day

Come one, come all, for a day of merriment and fine food with friends. It has come to Our attention that six months has already passed. So, to give others a chance to serve on Our Baronial Household we would like to make a new tradition to choose Our next guard, and also stand up new members of Our Household.

Niall inn Orkneyskii wins Lochac Fall 2013 Crown Tourney

Medb reports that Niall inn Orkneyskii was the winner of the May 4, 2013 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of Lochac. His Highness was inspired in His endeavor by Liadan ingen Fheradaig.

SCA members create "Medieval Day" at Bruce County Museum

On April 21, 2013, the Middle Ages came to the Bruce County Museum and Cultural Centre with the help of local members of the Society for Creative Anachronism. The demonstration was covered by the Saugeen Times (Saugeen, Ontario). (photos)

"Knights" bring history to California middle schoolers

It was a day when history came to life recently at Lompoc Valley Middle School when students were treated to a display of armored combat and other lessons from the Middle Ages courtesy of members of the local chapter of the Society for Creative Anachronism. (photo)

[LOC] Axe and Sword Inn

On the 25th of May, the famous Axe and Sword Inn will be open again!

[WES] Oerthan Summer Coronet & Investiture

Their Highnesses Kennric and Tama, Prince and Princess of Oertha, welcome one and all to bear witness to the selection of Their Heirs by right honorable combat at Their Coronet Tournament, July 20, 2013 and the Investiture of the victors on July 21st.  Additional opportunities for fighting include a rapier tournament and rapier and armored Roses Tournaments. 

[DRA] Informal gathering in Heidelberg

Spring has finally come to Frankmark!  The sun is out, the birds are singing, the flowers are blooming.  What better way to celebrate than with a picnic in the gardens of a medieval castle?

[ATE] Gawd Awful Grail

Avert your eyes!  The Grail will make its annual appearance on Saturday, April 27, 2013!  Please join us at Greenfields Country Day School as we watch unbelted fighters vie for the honor (some say punishment) of hosting this terrible relic within their home.

Film of the SCA "Second/Third Tournament" on YouTube

John Edgerton reports that video from the Second Tourney of the Society for Creative Anachronism, which took place June 25, 1966 in the park above Berkeley, California, is now available to view on YouTube. Transferred from Super 8 film, the video has no audio.

Heinrich and `Ijliyah new Lord and Lady of the Mists

Hirsch reports that Heinrich von Schwartzberg defeated Lucius Casius Maris in the final round of Spring 2013 Coronet in the Principality of the Mists, Kingdom of the West. His Highness was inspired in his endeavor by his lady wife `Ijliyah bint Rashid.

Robert le Raven Macleod new Prince of Artemisia

Dama Aurorain reports that Sir Robert le Raven Macleod was the victor of the April 6, 2013 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of Artemisia. His Highness was inspired in his endeavor by Mistress Sajah al ish Shiraziyyah.

[ART] Feast of St. Pyres

Come join us in giving homage to the Patron St. of Cote Du Ciel, St. Pyre himself!

[WES] Fool's Tourney

All good gentles with a sense of humor and a sharp wit are invited to attend the Barony of Tarnmist's Fool's Tourney on Saturday, April 27, 2013.

[WES] Southern Shores Newcomers Event

Greetings!!! Come join us for our annual Newcomers event at Memorial Park in Cupertino. In addition to our 1st year, 2nd year, and open tournaments, we will also have numerous classes as well as a Rapier tournament.

Ransom the Cure initiative promoted in Atlantia

Their Highnesses Amos le Pious and Ysabella Cacemoine, along with Mistress Ceridwen ferch Owain, of the Kingdom of Atlantia, have announced the Ransom the Cure initiative, a series of single tournaments at events to raise money for cancer resaearch. Their Highnesses discuss the project in a YouTube video.

[OUT] We Are The Champions

We are the champions, my friend, but unfortunately the Barony of Dragonsspine must choose just one Warlord, one Ranger and one Defender. Come and see the spectacle of mighty warriors competing fiercely for the Prize; there can be only One . . . or come for the A&S classes where there can be as many as the pavilion will hold.

Castra Aestiva

Imagine yourself as part of a heavily armoured column of Roman soldiers marching slowly and rhythmically along a narrow forest road. Small clouds of dust are kicked up by your heels. The sun beats mercilessly down on you in-between the shadows, and the humming sound of cicadas rattles off of your helmet.

[CAI] Mons Draconis Anniversary & Dreiburgen Spring Tourney

The Heavy Weapons Champion will take the title of Dragon-slayer of Gorgonoth and receive a Viking bench made and donated by Lord Ranulfr Thorfinnsson.

[CAL] Warrior Child

Join us for a weekend of family-friendly fun in support of Kids Living Brave, an Iowa non-profit dedicated to supporting children with cancer and their families. Many activities are planned, including A&S Competitions, Fighting, Equestrian, and Youth Activities with more to come. Donations to Kids Living Brave will be accepted on site.

[NOR] THACO

The Armored Combat Outing - Round 4 Hosted by the Barony of Nordskogen Saturday April 20, 2013

[CAL] Spring Crown Tournament 2013

The Barony of Three Rivers invites you to attend Their Royal Majesties as They host Their tournament to determine the succession of the Crown! Crown Tournament will take place on May 3-5, 2013 at the Village of Puddleford, with the event itself occurring on Saturday, May 4, 2013.

[MID] Spring Training

Join the Shire of Rivenvale for Spring Training at Christ Episcopal Church of Warren, Ohio

[OUT] Bryngolau Mayday Festival

The Shire of Bryngolau would like to invite one and all to welcome spring by joining us for a Mayday Festival, to be held on May 4th, 2013. The celebration will feature fighting, games, frivolity, food, and laughs.

[MER] Meridies Crown Tournament and A&S Faire

Come one and all to look upon the prowess of the Kingdom of Meridies! The works of our finest artisans will be on display for your amazement and education. Likewise the martial skills of the Kingdom's mightiest warriors will be put to the test as they vie for the right to be the next Heir. A great celebration will accompany these events, including savory foods, beautiful pageantry, and joyous revelry late into the night.

Mudthaw 2013 photos online

Cateline la broderesse reports that she has created an album of photos from Mudthaw 2013 which took place recently in the Kingdom of the East. The photos are available on Google+.

"Weapons & War in the Iron Age" comes to the Western Science Center

The Western Science Center in Hemet, California is teaming up with La Sierra University to present Weapons & War in the Iron Age which "examines the important period of the 2nd millenium BC in the ancient Near East." The exhibit will open May 19, 2013.

Battle of Hastings cancelled again

Officials from English Heritage have cancelled the 2013 re-enactment of the Battle of Hastings set for the weekend of 12 and 13 October. The reason given was that the weather damage to the field from last year's torrential rains, and continuing bad weather have left the field in need of being re-seeded.

Gulf Wars 2013 video online

WDAM TV videographer - and new SCA member - 123youknowme reports that he has uploaded a video from Gulf Wars XXII on his YouTube channel. The footage is unedited, but gives a good background on the event.

Thorfin and Etain new Heirs to Western Thrones

Catherine Lorraine reports that Thorfin the Cruel was the victor of the March 23, 2013 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of the West. His Highness was inspired in His endeavor by Etain du Pommier.

[LOC] Ildhafn May Day

To celebrate our fair Kingdom's birthday this year Ildhafn is holding may day celebrations.