Combat wearing varying degrees of replica or reproduction armor simulating "heavy infantry" warfare or tournaments.
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."
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-04-07 14:13
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)
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-04-04 20:05
The Shire of Harplestane is proud to invite you all to attend our newest event, the Battle of the Heart.
"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
Submitted by Vallawulf on Mon, 2007-04-02 18:52
Duke Sir James Greyhelm reports that Duke Sir Jade of Starfall was victorious in the West Kingdom Crown Tournament, fighting for Countess Kaaren Haakonsdottir.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-04-02 15:18
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
Submitted by Racaire on Fri, 2007-03-30 19:00
Lady Anna von Silvenhain has posted photos from the recent St. Mathieus event in the Kingdom of Drachenwald, held March 23-25, 2007).
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-03-30 12:10
Jinan from the Kingdom of the Outlands has posted three videos from the Gulf Wars XVI.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-03-27 15:03
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)
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-03-27 14:08
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
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2007-03-25 12:30
Gawin der Fuchs has posted photos from Gulf Wars XVI on his website. The pictures were taken by himself and Lady Eleanora.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-03-22 18:55
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."
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-03-22 15:39
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.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-03-22 08:03
Adam Ingram reports that photos from the 5th Annual St Urhos Tourney are now available online.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-03-21 16:04
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
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-03-21 15:54
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.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-03-21 15:39
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!
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-03-21 15:25
The Barony of Ben Dunfirth proudly invites you to the Crown Tournament of Edouard and Domhnail May 26th, 2007
Ancaster Fairgrounds – Marritt Hall
Site opens: 9:30 am
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-03-21 15:10
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.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-03-21 14:43
Verily, shall it be done, as it has for these many years in our glorious past!! The time comes again to choose the successor to the Lion Throne of An Tir. Please join the Barony of Vulkanfeldt for this memorable event.
Events shall include the Crown Tournament, Squires Tournament, rapier
tournaments, archery competitions, thrown weapons, and equestrian
activities. You must pre-register if planning on bringing a horse to the
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-03-21 14:35
The Barony of Bonwicke is proud to host and welcome you to the Crown Tournament of Their Royal Majesties Romanius Scipio Vesperanius & Deanna della Penna.
The site opens at 6:00pm Friday, April, 6th and closes at 10:00am Sunday, April, 8th to accommodate those that have Easter holiday plans.
The site is located at Forrest Park in the city of Lamesa, Texas.
The site fee is $8.00 with proof of membership.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-03-21 11:22
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.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-03-20 14:26
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.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-03-20 13:55
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.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-03-19 16:10
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
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-03-19 15:47
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.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-03-17 18:18
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.