Combat wearing varying degrees of replica or reproduction armor simulating "heavy infantry" warfare or tournaments.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-05-05 13:18
British television personality Dan Snow provides several short videos pertaining to English Heritage sites online. The films include a re-enactment of the Battle of Hastings.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-05-04 08:07
Their Majesties Havordh and Mary-Grace of the Kingdom of Gleann Abhann have announced the list of combatants and consorts for Their upcoming Crown Tournament.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-05-03 08:24
“'Don’t hit so hard that you break these things,' he told the kids, brandishing a sword with a foam blade covered in silver duct tape. 'Do not hit in the face. Use it to block. Now, find a partner. Find a sword,'” commanded Gunnarr Snaebjorn (aka Cory Beard) during a recent demo.
Submitted by Symon de Ipswich on Tue, 2007-05-01 11:02
Could someone help me with the format/rules for a Bedford Points Tourney. Our Canton wants to have one at an upcoming event, but can't seem to find anyone who can clearly tell us how the tourney is set-up and run.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2007-04-29 08:10
Andre de Montsegur has posted a number of albums of his photos from the 2007 Rowany Festival on the Flickr website.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-04-27 07:29
Their Majesties Hrodir and Giulia, King and Queen of Northshield, have announced the list of combatants and consort for Their upcoming Crown Tournament.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-04-26 17:10
Countess Caryl Olesdatter, Seneschal for the Kingdom of AEthelmearc, has announced the list of combatants and their consorts who plan to take part in the upcoming AEthelmearc Crown Tournament.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-04-25 20:10
Lady Esmeralda of the Lakes has once again created a wonderful album of SCA photos, this time from the recent Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of the West.
Submitted by Racaire on Tue, 2007-04-24 06:21
Lady Astrid, Baroness Katheryn Hebenstreitz, and Lady Åsa Fredriksdottir graciously share with us their photos from the recent Crown Tournament event in the Kingdom of Drachenwald (13th - 15th April 2007).
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2007-04-22 13:04
In an essay for Britain's Independent, Ian Herbert considers some of the country's forgotten battlefields and how historians should fight for their protection.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-04-20 11:34
Greetings warriors of Northern Atlantia, there will be a Northern Regional War Practice on Sunday May 6th within the Barony of Storvik. Our fighting cousins, Galicia, have extended an invitation for us to join them for a day of melee. Let us honor them by giving them a great fight and many stories to share at the Pennsic campfire.
The simple plan for the day is melee, melee, melee.
Pickups start at 10 am, with Melees to start at 11am.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-04-20 08:20
Aedan Mor MacDonough of the Shire of Windale in the Kingdom of Atenveldt, has posted photos from the recent Wasteland Wargames event.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-04-19 19:53
Hear Ye, Hear Ye all Gentles, Lords and Ladies of the Southern Outlands. Just when it was thought that the Shire of Nahrun Kabirun was asleep it springs back, in the Spring no less, like the Phoenix, to host a grand fighter practice in the form of a Martial Collegium!
The practice will transpire on the 29th of April (a Sunday) from 10 AM
to 5 PM (or later as desired) at Veteran's Memorial Park on
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-04-18 16:36
As has been the custom, the College of St Malachy and its surrounding shire of Adora being blessed with many young people of most excellent grace and vigour, do we hold the Flametree Ball each year, a most entertaining evening of song, dance, food and merriment to the delight of all who attend.
And so, on Saturday 26th May A.S. XLII (2007),
do we propose to once again open our doors and entreat all who would join
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-04-18 14:56
As the grand finale of the SSG studygroup Riga semester we arrange a three day Fiore weekend in the marvelous Latvian countryside. It will be a retreat with good food, fantastic teaching held by Colin Hatcher and lots of fun filled fellowship.
On the 13-15th of July Schola Saint George Riga Study group are hosting
a three day Fiore weekend led by Gilbert Deschampes (Colin Hatcher) from
the honorable West Kingdom. Gilbert is a fighter schooled in the
Submitted by Racaire on Wed, 2007-04-18 07:19
Lady Cristina Stolte has posted photos from the recent Crown Tournament event in the Kingdom of Drachenwald (13th - 15th April 2007).
Submitted by DKeen111253 on Tue, 2007-04-17 17:30
The Barony of Calafia would be pleased for you to join them for Spring Potrero War, Thursday May 24, 2006 - Monday May 28, 2006, at Potrero Regional Park, 24800 Potrero Park Road, Potrero, CA 91963.
May Potrero War has been called “the Best Little War in the Known World”. Come find out why! There will be plenty of fighting for warriors of all forms to have their fill. Skilled merchants will be on hand for those who desire the full-contact shopping experience. Classes in the Arts and Sciences will be available during the day for both adults and children. Practitioners of the Bardic Arts will be there to inform, entertain and inspire us all. Come and be a part of it!
Submitted by Racaire on Tue, 2007-04-17 15:18
Lady Lia de Thornegge has posted photos from the recent Crown Tournament event in the Kingdom of Drachenwald (13th - 15th April 2007).
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-04-16 17:13
Oyez! Oyez! Oyez! Come one, come all! Great and mighty populace of Caerthe, GREETINGS! I am proud to announce the continuation of our newest merriment, Dinner And A Tourney, on Friday April 20th, 2007 at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds! As usual, doors open at 6pm until 9pm.
This month we will be holding a Combat Archery Target Shoot, open to
the populace, and a "Quick And The Dead" combat archery contest for
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-04-16 15:47
HL Daria de Salamanca reports that Sir Gareth Ap Llewelyn, inspired by Mistress Sorcha of Sherwood, was the victor of the April 14, 2007 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of Artemisia.
Submitted by Racaire on Sun, 2007-04-15 20:27
Caitrin reports that Earl Sir Alaric of Bangor, inspired by Comtess Mistress Nerissa de Saye, was victorious in the April 14, 2007 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of Drachenwald.
Submitted by Racaire on Sun, 2007-04-15 15:17
Lord Edricus filius Offaeus has posted photos from the recent Spring Crown Tournament event in the Kingdom of Drachenwald, held April 13-15, 2007).
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2007-04-15 08:35
Duke Brannos of the Midrealm reports on Legio Draconis that Ulstead the Unsteady was the winner of the recent Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of Ansteorra. His Highness was inspired by Princess Ebegardis.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-04-13 15:01
Ysabella, Princess of the Principality of the Mists in the West Kingdom, reports on the recent Principality Coronet.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-04-13 11:07
Martin of Rivenstar has posted photos from the recent Coronet tournament in the Principality of the Mists (West Kingdom).
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-04-11 08:13
Lord Yves de Fortanier has posted an article on the website The Rotunda detailing the Table Method for running tournament lists.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-04-10 16:50
Greetings to all stalwart fighters of Atlantia's sylvan northern region. Our next regional war practice will be on Sunday April 15th in the fair Barony of Ponte-Alto. The Honorable Lord Ragnar Ribcracker will be leading the scenarios.
The simple plan for the day is melee, melee, melee.
Noon - 1pm: Single bouts to warm up
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-04-10 16:27
Spring is upon us again. The Silver Desert will be hosting a Pas d'Armes to celebrate joy in all things new and renewed. This year we will be exploring German traditions of the tournament style. We will have passes at the barrier, Grande Melees, and honorable challenges to fill the day. All participants in the gallery and on the field are encouraged to bring your banners, pennants, and other heraldic display to adorn the tourney field, and hall. After the tournament, there will be a feast to fill our bellies and pass the evening. In between courses, join us for dancing, gaming, and Location:
Province of Silver Desert (Sparks, Nevada)
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-04-10 16:18
The Province of Southern Shores cordially invites you to Newcomers Tourney, with activities for almost every interest and activity level! We encourage everyone to bring anyone who is relatively new or someone who is coming back after a sabbatical from the SCA. If you are a current member, come learn something new or compete in the prize tourney!
The tourney is divided into three sections: those who have been fighting less than 1 year, less than two years, and a Prize Tourney open to all fighters. We are also having our Fourth Annual Used Armor Garage Sale. We invite those with cast-off/well-loved armor to bring it to sell or donate at our armor garage sale. Remember that one man’s scrap is another man’s armor!
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-04-10 07:42
Robyn of Rye reports that she has started a discussion forum for "all those stick-swingin' women out there!" Entitled thegirlsclub, it is "a forum for female heavy fighters in the SCA."