Armoured Combat

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

[LOC] German Feast and Tourney

Mordenvale presents a German Feast and Tourney, June 1, 2013 in Mayfield NSW.

[ATL] Spring Crown Tournament 2013

The Barony of Raven's Cove is proud to host Spring Crown Tournament 2013 to be held on Saturday May 4, 2013. Come forth and test your worth!

Sir Leif's "man caves"

According to reporter Jeremy Reeves of the Kenosha News, Dennis Nedweski has created two "man caves" for his hobbies. One is full of football and hockey memorabilia, and the other is full of armor.

[DRA] Troll Hunt VI

Lava Trolls and, their cousins, Rock Trolls have been sighted in the hills of Klakavirki. He fears his wooden peasants will not be enough to stop their advance. He calls for aid to divert the trolls attention from himself and his wooden subjects. Mostly himself. He promises rewards to all those that aid him and his wooden peasants in fending of those stinking trolls.

Proposed Corpora Change Retraction

The Board of Directors has withdrawn a proposal to prohibit a person from being both a competitor and a prospective consort in a Royal List.

[DRA] Drachenwald Crown Tournament

A stunning lake, a castle, a very nice castle, banners flowing in the soft spring wind, beautiful ladies strolling in the small park, a list, a herald's flamboyant voice, shiny armour on expectant fighters, tense consorts in front row seats and a noble King and Queen looking upon it all - it is time for Crown tournament!

[NOR] It's Only a Flesh Wound

The Barony of Jararvellir proudly presents It's Only a Flesh Wound Saturday January 26, 2013

[AET] Mearcfells Regional Heavy Fight Practice

I bid you all a hearty greeting!  It is my pleasure to announce that we have a site and date set for this regional practice.  Brothers and Sisters make ready and prepare your arms.  Your Kingdom would have you hone your skills. 

[OUT] Spring Crown Tournament

The Barony of al-Barran presents Outlands Spring Crown Tournament 2013, March 9-10-2013.

[LOC] Chess Challenge IV

The Chess Challenge IV is proudly brought to you (again!) by the Barony of Stormhold. All fighters on the checkered field of Chess and Heavy are welcome to try their skills for the Chess Champion!

[CAI] Practicum of the Sword VII

Practicum of the Sword VII is soon upon us. Come celebrate its 7th "Birthday" on Saturday, March 16th and Sunday March 17th of 2013.

[GLE] Winter Wonders XXVII

Come and celebrate a Winter Festival with Ardanroe! We will have something for everyone. Spend the day on the field with the valiant fighters of our Kingdom and cheer them on in the heavy and rapier tournaments including our popular Crest Tournament and a TOC qualifier tournament.

[GLE] Regional Fighter Practice

With the kind consent of Shire Wyrmgeist, the Order of the Queens Blade announces a regional fighter practice, heavy and rapier. We specifically invite those who would like to learn to fence.  Beginner and intermediate rapier instruction will be available for adults and youths.

[CAI] Gyldenholt Unbelted Tournament

The Barons of Gyldenholt invite you to join them in celebrating the skill, valor, and the honor of the Unbelted Armored Combat Fighters of Caid. Gyldenholt's Annual Unbelted Tournament will once again be held at Pacifica High School (6851 Lampson Ave, Garden Grove, CA 92845) on January 19, 2012.

[DRA] Scrip2rium/30th Anniversary Celebration

Come one, come all, to the one-day revel in ancient Oxford!  Arianrhod o Gymru, Insulae Draconis Signet, and her fellows of West Dragonshire invite you to their second annual scriptorium, in the upstairs (sadly, no lift) of the Mitre pub, a period room in a Jacobean hostel, now a Beefeater pub.  The Mitre is located on the corner of Turl Street and the High, in the very centre of Oxford.  The address is 17, High Street.

Romans invade Burbank

Romans in Burbank, California? Why not? On December 15-16, 2012, French troupe Histore'Event will present Spartacus and the Roman Legion at the Equestrian Center in Burbank. Burbank Leader reporter L. Thompson has the story.

[ATE] The Hunt

Come and join us this Sunday (December 16, 2012) for THE HUNT – A Pas d'Armes in the Barony of Tir Ysgithr.

[LOC] Night Tourney

After the Hot months are over it can take a some time to dust off the armour and get back into combat. Each year Abertridwr offers a comfortable beginning to the Tournament Season; a Single sword counted blows round robin tourney in the cool of the evening in an indoor air-conditioned venue.

[ATL] Feast of Saint Andrew

The Canton of Tear-Sea's Shore may lie in the Lowcountry, but, as winter nears, its heart turns towards the Highlands.  Once again, we invite to you to “Go Gael!” and join us at the Feast of Saint Andrew on the weekend before the winter solstice.   The site, the Colleton Saddle Club in Walterboro, South Carolina, opens at 10 a.m. and closes at 10 p.m. on Saturday, 15 December, 2012.

[ATE] Barony of SunDragon War Practice

What could be a better way to get ready for New Year's Eve than to all get together and have a melee!?!  Rather than holding their usual weekly fighter practice, Barony of SunDragon will be hosting a war practice and ask all to show up and do what Atenveldt does best…fight hard and then party into the new year. 

[ATE] Kingdom War Practice

From the distance, the drums of war can be heard.  Very soon they will be upon us and with the drums, come a fierce enemy that will need to be vanquished. Come out to the Barony of Atenveldt’s Kingdom War practice so that our armies may get into fighting shape to ensure victory.

Shadowcon XVII

Once again, the Shadow Legion hosts it's own Sci-Fi/SCA/con in Grey Niche (Memphis, TN.) It will be held from January 4-6, 2013 at the lovely Airport Conference Hotel near the corner of I-40 and I-55.

There will be Gaming! There will be a Masquarade! There will be panels, Movies, Anime, and more! Fencing! Fighting! Food! More Gaming!!

Team USA promo video online

Team USA, of the Battle of the Nations international western martial arts competition, has posted a new promo video on its website.

[WES] 12th Night

You have been invited to 12th Night in Warriors Gate.

Caelin on Andrede's BAM 2012 photos

Caelin on Andrede reports that he has created a large album of photos from Bordermarch Autumn Melees which took place recently in the Kingdom of Ansteorra. The photos are available on Flickr.

Viking "slash and hack"

Unlike Hollywood's version of sword fighting, based on fencing, the true Viking fighting style was close in and vigorous. In a short video posted on the Discovery website, a father and son team of professional fight choreographers shows how it was really done.

Battle of Hastings cancelled due to rain

Sunday October 14, 2012 marked the 346th anniversary of the Battle of Hastings which brought Norman rule to Anglo-Saxon England. Unfortunately, rain and mud put a damper on the celebration, cancelling the battle re-enactment.

100 Mins War 2012 photos online

Cateline la broderesse reports that she has created an album of photos from 100 Mins War 2012 which took place recently in the Kingdom of the East. The photos are available on PicasaWeb.

[ATE] Spring Crown Tournament

The time has come for the next King and Queen of these Glorious Lands of Atenveldt to be decided!  The Spring Crown Tournament will be held in the Shire of Burning Sands.  We here at the Shire would like to invite the populace of the Kingdom to come and see this largely unknown part of the Kingdom.

[OUT] Soft Grand Opening and Toys for Tots Tournaments

We would like to invite you to join us for an evening of fun and camaraderie.