Armoured Combat

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

[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.

[ATE] A Day in Vahalla

Once we invited you to Dante’s Inferno - now we invite you to heaven!  Valhalla, a place of legend, a place where only the best fighters unite with Odin to prepare for Ragnarok.  Join the Barony of Twin Moons in celebration on Saturday, December 8th, 2012 from 10 am to 5 pm at Chuparosa Park, 2400 S. Dobson Road, Chandler, AZ, 85244. 

[WES] Yule

Welcome, one and all to our Annual Celebration of Midwinter Solstice and Yule!! Join us for a day of warmth and merrymaking as we fend off the terrible cold outside.

[ANS] War College 2013

The Barony of Raven's Fort will be holding a War College at The Stones February 15th - 17th, 2013.  Gate will open at 5 pm on the 15th.  This will be one of the last chances to get authorized before Gulf Wars in our area.

[ATL] Tournament of Love and Beauty

In celebrations of the 21st year of the Barony of Ponte Alto a passage of arms will be held that exemplifies chivalric love and beauty, both on and off the field, as can be found in the ballads and tourneys of the 15th century.

[NOR] Fighters Retreat

Canton of Blachemere hosts Fighters Retreat December 15, 2012.

[EAL] Rising Waters Twelfth Night

Don't let that holiday feeling end with the New Year!  Rising Waters Twelfth Night is Saturday, January 5, 2013. The site is St. Andrew's Anglican Church Hall, 7 St. Andrew's Avenue in Grimsby.

[LOC] Red and White

Annual Red and White Tourney and picnic. First tourney of the year, heavy and rapier combat vie for the Willoughby Vale championship.

[LOC] Toys for Tots

Aneala presents Toys for Tots

[LOC] Ynys Fawr Yule Tournament and Picnic

Their Excellencies Baron Hrolf and Baroness Madelaine warmly invite the populace of the Barony of Ynys Fawr to join them in celebrate a fruitful year within the Barony in lovely Fitzroy Gardens.

[ART] Yule Revel

Greetings and salutations from your fair cousins in the shire of Stan Wyrm! We invite you to join us at our own Yule Revel and Tourney for St. Nicholas. It will be held December 1, 2012 at the Episcopal Church of the Incarnation in Great Falls, MT.

[LOC] Leichtenauer 101

Matthew Browne, who many will know as Lucas, previous Baron of Ynys Fawr, will be teaching a fundamentals course in wrestling, dagger and longsword. He will be covering principles, techniques and drills interpreted from teachings of the students of famed German fight master, Johannes Leichtenauer. Wrestling, dagger combat and longsword will each be given study.

Jarl Jon the Tall victorious in Gleann Abhann Crown List

Mistress Barbara Sterling offers a detailed report on the recent Crown List for the Kingdom of Gleann Abhann.

Ealdormere Fall 2012 Crown Tourney video online

Richard Larmer reports that he has posted video from the recent Fall 2012 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of Ealdormere on his YouTube Channel.

Felix and Eva new Heirs to Lochac Thrones

Megan, who resides in the Kingdom of the West, reports that Sir Felix Arnett von Danzig has won the November 10, 2012 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of Lochac. Sir Felix was inspired in His endeavor by Eva von Danzig.