Armoured Combat

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

Drachenwald Crown Tournament

description:
The Shire of Juneborg invites the populace of Drachenwald to participate in and witness the Spring Crown Tournament to select heirs to the throne

The site opens 13th of April at 16.00 closes on 15th of April at 12.00 on Sunday. Activities for the weekend besides the crown tournament include heavy fighting, archery, the Dragons Den, Kingdom A&S competition and more.

Prices
Mandatory site fee (includes 2 breakfasts and lunch Saturday: 250 SEK (25 EURO) Location:
Shire of Juneborg (Sandhem, Sweden)

SCAdians featured in Gulf Wars article

Kevin Soice and his family, from Houseton, Texas, are featured in an article chronicling life at Gulf Wars, by Susan Lakes of the Hattiesburg (Mississippi) American. Also interviewed were Mississippi residents Linda and Michael Matthews, and Lucian Provost from Arkansas.

West Kingdom March Crown Tournament

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Greetings unto the populace of the West. Their Majesties, Uther and Kara, invite you to witness the tournament to determine Their new Heirs.

The List Table will be opening at 8:30 a.m.

Their Majesties are hosting a party on the Eric Saturday night. It will have a Casbah theme with much fun and games, dancing and general revelry. Games will be themed for the seven deadly sins and for those groups that wish to camp on the Eric, priority will be given to those who are willing to host a game. There will be a siege cooking contest. Location:
Kingdom of the West (Red Bluff, California)

Fool's Revel

description:
Fools rush in, Fools rush out…but not fast enough it seems! Come join us in the foolish revelry of the coming spring on Saturday April 14th. Help us choose the new reigning Fool of Winter’s Gate; celebrate our fighter’s prowess as they compete for the title of Champion of the College of St. Boniface; eat, drink and be merry!

Activities include a competition for Silliest Garb (use any materials but Location:
Barony of Winter's Gate (Fairbanks, Alaska)

Lochac May Crown Tourney

description:
Princes to act, monarchs to behold the swelling scene! Imagine, a grand field, surrounded by the pavilions of the greatest nobles of the realm. Pennants snap in the breeze as the heralds call gracious ladies clad in the finest of velvets and brocades to bear witness to the swirling clash of arms!

A glorious day indeed! Harken now to the hall, lanterns and candles throwing soft light on the many banners. The steward ushers the servers forward, their tray piled high with the finest produce and game in the Kingdom. Location:
Barony of Politarchopolis (Canberra, Australia)

Outlands Crown Tourney photos online

Ryan, Webminister for the Barony of al-Barran in the Kingdom of the Outlands has announced that Ailish has posted her photos from the recent Crown Tournament.

Estrella War video footage online

CujoSR has posted a brief video of one of the battles at Estrella War XXIII on YouTube.

International Swordfighting & Martial Arts Convention

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Since 2000, one of the premier and oldest International conferences for the study of Historical Martial Arts,hosting accomplished and leading instructors from around the globe.

Detroit Marriott Pontiac at Centerpoint
Hotel Sponsor

http://artofcombat.org/public/thespis/Convention/Schedule.htm Location:
Art of Combat, Inc.& New Dawn Duellists Society (Detroit, Michigan)

Far West Spring Coronet

description:
It has become widely known within the Barony of the Far West that Palatine Baron Jak is a great patron of the arts. In fact with the advancing of the season from winter to spring he has decided to abdicate so that he may go in search of the one perfect Cherry Blossom. Therefore he wishes to find the greatest philosopher within the barony to replace him.

To find this philosopher he has asked his seneschal to hold a great arts and sciences tournament in which each of the great philosophers and artisans within our barony may enter their best works from five different arts and sciences. The baronial champion of the arts, Bernadette, and the Baron and Baroness will select the very best of the best philosophers by judging this arts and sciences tournament. Location:
Stronghold of Warriors' Gate (South Korea)

Heatherwyne March Hare

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Join children of all ages as Heatherwyne hosts the annual March Hare Event for the Children of Caid. The day’s merriment includes an Egg Hunt, Youth Combat, spring craft, Raffle table and a Leprechaun chase. The wee folk are about, this St. Patrick’s Day, and the stories of Irish folklore will be told. The best use of the “wearing o’the green” garb will be awarded. The March Hare himself will hop in to bringing joy to one and all. Location:
Heatherwyne (La Verne, California)

Ursulan Newcomers Feast

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Are you new? Are you old? Are you somewhere in between? On the 24th of March, the College of St Ursula would like to invite you to join us at our Newcomers Feast as a way of greeting both new and past faces to the Society.

It will be held on Saturday the 24th, from 6pm, at the Croydon IMAR Hall. ( Imar Youth Charitable Hall, cnr The Strand & Paisley Roads, Croydon, NSW.)This is only a short walk from Croydon train station. Location:
College of St Ursula (Croydon, New South Wales)

Newcomers Collegium VII

description:
The Shire of Owl's Nest Proudly Presents Newcomers Collegium VII Saturday, March 31, 2007

Pickett's Mill Battlefield
4432 Mt. Tabor Church Rd.
Dallas, GA 30157

Greetings fair gentles! The Shire of Owl's Nest would like to invite you to a once-a-year event specifically tailored for newer members and for those wishing to learn the basics of the SCA. This year's event is going to have a Roman theme! Lady Elisenda has a sumptuous faire planned for our lunch feast to fit the bill. Location:
Shire of Owl's Nest (Dallas, Georgia)

Sir Mordygan victorious in Outlands Crown Tourney

Sir Mordygan MacGregor, fighting for the honor of Duchess Madigan of Kandahar, both of Barony of al-Barran, was victorious in the March 10, 2007 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of the Outlands.

Esmeralda's Estrella photo albums

Esmeralda of the Lakes has posted some spectacular photos from the recent Estrella War XXIII including battle shots, animals, and fun at parties.

Midrealm Crown Tournament & A&S Competition

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Join the Marche of Gwyntarian in the Barony of Brendoken as the Marche and friends host Crown Tournament and Kingdom A&S Saturday, May 26 & Sunday May 27, 2007. Site opens 9AM and closes at 10PM.

The event site is the Tadmor Shrine Center in Akron, Ohio, at the junction of Arlington Road and I-77. An HC-friendly site, the building is all on one floor, and features a main hall that measures over 6,000 square feet. Location:
Marche of Gwyntarian (Akron, Ohio)

ID Viceroy Tourney

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To Choose, by right of Arms, our new Viceregal couple; join us in our neighbouring Shire of West Dragoningshire.

Site: Butchers Coppice Scout Camp and Community Outdoor Centre, Holloway Avenue, Bear Cross, Bournemouth BH11 9JW

The site has 30 beds with real mattresses and 30 camp mattresses for crash space (first come, first served). Showers are available on site. There is a small (10 metre ) archery range available if we can provide a GNAS certificated Marshal. Location:
Shire of Mynydd Gwyn (Bournemouth, England)

Artemisia Crown Tournament

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As the Artemisian sun rises above the horizon and shines her light across these glorious lands and Winter has given way to Spring, Their Royal Majesties will begin their quest for the next Crowned Prince and Princess of all Artemisia. To all you warriors, shake the dirt out of your boots and shine the rust off of your armor as the Kingdom prepares to assemble in the Shire of Twae Linnes for a grand and magnificent tournament. Location:
Shire of Twae Linnes (Twin Falls, Idaho)

More Estrella photos online

Baroness Bridget Lucia MacKenzie of the Kingdom of Caid has posted a nice album of photos from Estrella War XXIII on the Blazing Sword website.

"Helm cam" video from Estrella

Videographer "beartlaoi" has posted a series of "helm cam" videos from the Sunday battles at Estrella War XXIII.

Oertha Summer Coronet

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On July 20-22, Prince Cyrus and Princess Caitríona invite you to journey to the Shire of Hrafnafjordr where we will await the outcome of the Coronet List for the determination of Their Heirs. In honor of His Highness, it will be a Roman-themed Coronet. The chosen site is a secluded lakeside setting with much room for pageantry both large and small. Bring your banners, your Roman 'bling' and your imaginations! Location:
Shire of Hrafnafjordr (Kenai, Alaska)

Orlare L’irruzione

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Come one and all to the aid of Canale! Citizens of our Shire have had their lands stolen and are being held captive by the Barony of Fettburg. Our only honorable option is WAR. Join our ranks to beat back the insidious creep of Fettburg's encroachment or your lands may be next!

Site Fee is by donation.
Site opens at 9AM.
Armor Inspection at 9:30AM.
Fighting Begins at 10AM and ends at sundown. Scenarios will include Heavy weapons and combat archery. Location:
Shire of Canale (Grayson, California)

Gleann Abhann's Fighter Collegium photos online

Marion Leoncina da Susa has posted photos from the Fighters' Collegium which took place recently in the Kingdom of Gleann Abhann.

Morgan & Livia New Heirs to Atenveldt Throne

At the Atenveldt Crown Tournament, held March 3 in the Shire of Burning Sands (Yuma, AZ), Sir Morgan Crusadene Claymore and Lady Livia Alexandra Severa became the new Crown Prince and Princess of Atenveldt, defeating Sir Matthais Broussard la Caignon (called Keigan) and Mistress Morgana Quarry in the final round.

Clear Collegium and Newcomers Event

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Come one, come all to Clear's first event! Our numbers are growing, and that means NEW PEOPLE! So many, in fact, that we're having a Collegium / Newcomer's event. There will be classes on basic t-tunics, chainmaille, leatherworking, fighting, and others. The class schedule is in the process of being finalized, and will be posted later today or tomorrow.

We have both adults and children without garb, so if you have any gold key that may be borrowed for the day, please bring some. Location:
Stronghold of Clear (Anderson, Alaska)

Combatants for Outlands Crown Tourney

Balthazar Tegero has posted the list of combatants for the upcoming Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of the Outlands.

"Seven Deadly Sins" photos online

Lady Barbary Rose of Endless Hills has posted photos from the recent Seven Deadlies event in the Kingdom of AEthelmearc.

Meridies Spring Crown Tournament

description:
The Shire of Arenal will host the Kingdom of Meridies Spring Crown Tournament on May 4-6, 2007 at the WOW Camp in River Springs, Alabama.

http://www.shireofarenal.com/index.htm Location:
Shire of Arenal (River Springs, Alabama)

Martin of Rivenstar's Estrella photos online

Martin of Rivenstar from the West Kingdom has posted the first of his albums of photos of Estrella XXIII on the smugmug.com website.

Ymir photos online

Kynnyth Pyke has posted photos from the recent Tourney of Ymir which took place February 09-11, 2007 in the Barony of Windmasters Hill.

Borderwinds Court of Love

description:
The annual Borderwinds Court of Love has been overrun by wild Amazon warriors from the cold steppes of the north! Come share challenges and feast with the Lady of Love and Beauty Kathryn Blackhart and her thrall, the Lord Protector Achmere ib’ Tamim at the Montana de Oro Horse Camp, outside of Los Osos, Ca.

With the Amazon theme we are trying to recreate an ancient Scythian nomad camp, but other Amazon themed guests and their retinues are Location:
Barony of Tarnmist (Los Osos, California)