Armoured Combat

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

Andreas der Eisfalke victorious in East Kingdom Crown Tournament

Gavlinne reports that Andreas der Eisfalke, inspired by Gabriella von Ulm, was the winner of the May 5, 2007 Crown Tourney in the Kingdom of the East.

Cal Day with the SCA

Students celebrated "Cal Day" recently with swing dancing and a demo by the local SCA group.

Angelo and Jane new Heirs to Calontir

TRM Lorell and Cadfael discovered Their heirs from a field of 24 entrants and their consorts. Sir Angelo Paolo Cavelli, KSCA, won the right to crown his lady, Mistress Jane Corwin, OL Princess of Calontir.

Battle of Hastings re-enactors duke it out on video

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.

Gleann Abhann Crown Combatants for Spring 2007

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.

3rd graders study medieval history with the help of the SCA

“'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.

Bedfords Point Tourney Rules/Format

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.

Rowany photos on Flickr

Andre de Montsegur has posted a number of albums of his photos from the 2007 Rowany Festival on the Flickr website.

Northshield Crown combatants announced

Their Majesties Hrodir and Giulia, King and Queen of Northshield, have announced the list of combatants and consort for Their upcoming Crown Tournament.

AEthelmearc Crown Tournament combatants announced

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.

West Kingdom Crown Tourney photos online

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.

Drachenwald Crown Tourney Photos III, IV, and V

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).

Britain's forgotten battlefields

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.

Atlantia Northern Regional War Practice

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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. Location:
Barony of Storvik (Glenn Dale, Maryland)

Wasteland Wargames photos online

Aedan Mor MacDonough of the Shire of Windale in the Kingdom of Atenveldt, has posted photos from the recent Wasteland Wargames event.

Martial Collegium

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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 Location:
Shire of Nahrun Kabirun (Las Cruces, New Mexico)

Flame Tree Ball

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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 Location:
College of St Malachy (Bulli, New South Wales)

WMA Camp

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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 Location:
Schola Saint George (Riga, Latvia)

Drachenwald Crown Tourney Photos II

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

Potreo War

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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! Location:
Potrero Regional Park, 24800 Potrero Park Road, Potrero, CA 91963

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)