Armoured Combat

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

Drachenwald Crown Tourney Photos

Lady Lia de Thornegge has posted photos from the recent Crown Tournament event in the Kingdom of Drachenwald (13th - 15th April 2007).

Dinner And A Tourney IV

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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 Location:
Barony of Caerthe (Golden, Colorado)

Gareth Ap Llewelyn and Sorcha of Sherwood new heirs to Artemisia

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.

Alaric of Bangor winner of Drachenwald Crown Tourney

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.

Spring Crown Tournament Photos online

Lord Edricus filius Offaeus has posted photos from the recent Spring Crown Tournament event in the Kingdom of Drachenwald, held April 13-15, 2007).

Ulstead the Unsteady victorious in Ansteorra Crown Tournament

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.

Ysabella, Prinzessin von dem Mists, reports on Coronet

Ysabella, Princess of the Principality of the Mists in the West Kingdom, reports on the recent Principality Coronet.

Mists Coronet photos online

Martin of Rivenstar has posted photos from the recent Coronet tournament in the Principality of the Mists (West Kingdom).

Using a table format to run a list

Lord Yves de Fortanier has posted an article on the website The Rotunda detailing the Table Method for running tournament lists.

Northern Regional War Practice

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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
1pm - 4pm: Various melee scenarios including bridge, field, and Location:
Barony of Ponte-Alto (Falls Church, Virginia)

3rd Silver Desert Pas and Feast

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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)

Newcomers' Tourney and A&S

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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! Location:
Province of Southern Shores (Campbell, California)

The Girls' Club: A Forum for female heavy fighters in the SCA

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."

AEthelmearc Spring Crown Tournament

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Spring is in the air and it's time determine who our fair kingdom's next heirs shall be! The Shire of Sterlynge Vayle welcomes all to Crown Tournament held at Camp Amahami (a Girl Scout camp), Page Pond Road (no street number), Deposit, New York 13754, on May 4-6 2007. Gates will open at 6 pm on Friday and close at noon on Sunday. There are not a lot of nearby hotels or restaurants, but there is a *lot* of room for camping, and GS tents with cots in them will be *all over* the place. There is one hill, but the site is otherwise handicapped accessible. Location:
Shire of Sterlynge Vayle (Deposit, New York)

Battle of the Heart

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The Shire of Harplestane is proud to invite you all to attend our newest event, the Battle of the Heart.

Event Location:
Nineacres Memorial Campsite
Crook of Devon
Kinross-shire
SCOTLAND

"Taking from his neck the silver casket which contained the heart of Bruce, Sir James Douglas threw it before him among the enemy, saying, "Now pass thou onward before us, as thou wert wont, and I Location:
Shire of Harplestane (Crook of Devon, Scotland)

More on Duke Jade of Starfall's Victory in West Crown Tournament

Duke Sir James Greyhelm reports that Duke Sir Jade of Starfall was victorious in the West Kingdom Crown Tournament, fighting for Countess Kaaren Haakonsdottir.

Report from West Kingdom Crown Tournament

Jade of Starfall, inspired by Kaaren Hakonsdottir, was the winner of the March 24, 2007 Crown Tourney in the Kingdom of the West, one of the highlights of a weekend-long event which also featured the first Western Rapier Champion Tourney

St. Mathieus Photos Online

Lady Anna von Silvenhain has posted photos from the recent St. Mathieus event in the Kingdom of Drachenwald, held March 23-25, 2007).

Gulf Wars videos online

Jinan from the Kingdom of the Outlands has posted three videos from the Gulf Wars XVI.

Wasteland War Games

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The drums of War can be heard coming from the mountains as a gentle wind blows across the valley of Windale! OK so there will be drums and lots of wind of course, but not war, like some might think. We will have many of the war-like games you have all grown to love. Hobby horse jousting, crazy hard suit tourney, scavenger hunting and of course tossing of some poor object. There will be a silent auction with many of our local artisans showing their talents. Location:
Shire of Windale (Kingman Arizona)

NE Regional Fighter Practice

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It is my honor to write to you today to promote my event, the NE Regional Fighter Practice held on 3/31 in the Barony of Coeur d'Ennui (Camp Dodge Military Base, Johnston, IA Held inside the MILLER ARMORY.) From 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. we will have Authorizations, Melee classes which culminate in Huscarl VS the world matches and onsite showers. The site fee is $5/mem & $8/non-member.

If you want up to 6 hours of swinging a stick and having a lot of fun, come Location:
Barony of Coeur d'Ennui (Johnston, Iowa)

Gawin and Eleanora's Gulf Wars XVI photos

Gawin der Fuchs has posted photos from Gulf Wars XVI on his website. The pictures were taken by himself and Lady Eleanora.

Hands-on history

Members of the Barony of Dragonsspine were the subject of a recent article by Jennifer Wilson for the Colorado Springs Gazette. She writes, "The sound of swords crashing against heavy shields and the clatter of dueling rapiers echoed over the battlefield the night of March 8."

Armor and weapons stolen from Gulf Wars battlefield

HL Tymm Gard reports on an unfortunate incident at the recent Gulf Wars XVI: the theft of a great deal of armor and weapons from the battlefield. Tymm lists the items, together with some colorful curses for whoever stole them.

Photos from Atlantia's St Urhos Tourney

Adam Ingram reports that photos from the 5th Annual St Urhos Tourney are now available online.

Trimaris Memorial Tourney

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You are invited to witness a Grand Tournament to select Heirs to their Royal Majesties by Right of Arms! There will also be the Champion of Trimaris Lysts, Rapier Lysts, Archery Competition, Poet Laureate Competition, Children's Activities, and much, much more!

4H Camp Ocala
18533 Nfs 535
Site Opens at 4:00 pm Friday and Closes at 11:00 am Monday
Registration opens with site & closes 3:00 pm Sunday Location:
Barony of An Crosaire (Altoona, Florida)

Meridies Coronation

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Spring is such a wonderful time for our Kingdom to gather in friendship to acknowledge the reign of Gunther and Kora and to witness the investiture of a new King and Queen! Please join us for a day filled with feasting, reveling and friends and enjoy the White Rose Ball, which will offer dancing entertainment and delicious bounty to satisfy every taste.

Heavy combat will take place on Saturday morning, however, no rapier combat will be held at Coronation. The Queen's Rapier Champion tourney will be at Crown List on May 5th. Location:
Barony of Bryn Madoc (Rutledge , Georgia)

East Kingdom Crown Tournament

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Be you strong of body, resolute in your conviction, steely in your resolve, and pure in your skill at arms? Are you ready to take challenge that only a meager few have been able to bear? Then come you who wish to gain the most prestigious of prizes - The Crown of the East Kingdom.

Their Majesty's Griffyth and Aikaterine, wish to witness the arrival of their heirs.

By their pleasure the Shire of Rusted Woodlands will host this most grand of spectacles! Location:
Shire of Rusted Woodlands (Tappan, New York)

Ealdormere Crown Tournament XIX

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The Barony of Ben Dunfirth proudly invites you to the Crown Tournament of Edouard and Domhnail May 26th, 2007

Ancaster Fairgrounds – Marritt Hall
625 Garner Road East
Ancaster. L9G 3K9

Site opens: 9:30 am
Site Closes:11:00 pm

Site Fees:
Adult - $10.00
Child - $5.00
Feast - $10.00
$4.00 Non-member surcharge for adults will be in effect
Cheques made payable to “SCA-Ben Dunfirth” Location:
Barony of Ben Dunfirth (Ancaster, Ontario)

Atlantia Spring Crown Tournament

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Let the Heralds cry throughout the land inviting all to celebrate the splendor and the majesty of all that is Atlantia! Lucius Aurelius Valharic and Arielle the Golden, King and Queen of the fairest of all Realms, have issued a Royal Proclamation that a Grand Tournament shall be held at the close of the first weekend in May to determine who shall become Atlantia's Heirs.

The Shire of Isenfir is proud to host the noble citizens of Atlantia in a 14th Century-styled setting to witness this stately tradition which ensures the continuity of the Kingdom. Location:
Shire of Isenfir (Swope Virginia)