Armoured Combat

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

Borderwinds Court of Love

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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)

Regia Anglorum demo on YouTube

Leofwen Taverner, a member of Regia Anglorum of North America, reports that a video of Regia Anglorum demo battle at the Jorvik Viking Festival in York, England is available on YouTube.

War College and Fine Arts photos online

Martin of Rivenstar has posted his photos from two events which took place recently in the West Kingdom: Western War College and the Esfenn Feast of Fine Arts.

Newcomers Feast and Tourney

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On Sunday 25th February there will be a combined demo and event at Blackbutt Reserve, New Lambton Heights, in the Mahogony Drive section of the reserve. The demo is for the Scouts. The Scouts event starts at 9am and finishes at 3pm. I think that we should turn up between 9 and 10 for setting up and getting ready. From about 10:30am onwards we can start doing demos.

Newcomers Feast and Tourney Location:
Barony of Mordenvale (New Lambton, Queensland)

Stinky fighters price of authenticity, but SCA still fun, says reporter

Erin Sullivan of the St. Petersburg Times in Florida visited a local SCA demo and spoke with members about the tradeoffs between full authenticity and leaving out the unpleasant parts of the Middle Ages.

Tourney of Ymir videos

Matthew of Battle has posted a selection of videos from the recent Tourney of Ymir in the Kingdom of Atlantia.

Nordmark fighters instruct on the Vita Porten

Genevieve la flechiere of Thamesreach in the Kingdom of Drachenwald reports that a group of heavy fighters in the Principality of Nordmark (Sweden) offer instruction in fighting skills to help fighters throughout the large Kingdom.

Mid Summer Tourney

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Join us for our Ancient and Honourable Midsummer Tourney, Come and take your ease, Fight if you so please, eat drink and be merry in such way as is pleasant to you.

Friday June 29- Sunday July 1

We Return to the parish of Holmbury St Mary, in Surrey

Site: Holmbury St Mary WI Hall, in Surrey It's a splendid little village hall, with a fine Pub just up the road, and nice woodland adjacent. Location:
Westdragonshire (Surrey, England)

Snowed Inn photos

Eirik Andersen has posted photos from Ealdormere's recent Snowed Inn event on the Two Ravens website.

Caid Crown Tourney

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Unto the populace of Caid does the Barony of Starkhafn send greetings and happy tidings. We are honored to have been chosen to host Spring Crown Tournament, and would be honored further by your company at the celebration of TRM Edric and Faizeh, Their Heirs and Caid! Please come enjoy the hospitality that is Starkhafn and the camaraderie of friends in the wondrous desert.

Site:
Nevada State Museum & Historical Society Location:
Barony of Starkhafn (Las Vegas, Nevada)

Combat: "In the Air Tonight!"

Rockskald of the SCA household Haus Kriegsturm has posted a slideshow and video montage of armored combat photos set to the music of Phil Collins' In the Air Tonight on YouTube.

Trimaris residents take part in Lee County Medieval Faire

The public was invited to step back into the Middle Ages recently when the Riverdale Kiwanis were joined by members of the Society for Creative Anachronism for the Lee County Medieval Faire. Joseph A. Gonzales of the News-Press has the story.

Rav4 jousting

Children, don't try this at home! Several thrill-seekers in England have posted a video of jousting using polearms and a couple of Toyoto Rav4 vehicles.

Further announcements from Estrella War autocrats

Baron Friedrich Ethelred aus Schloss Trier, Internal Publicity Deputy for Estrella War XXIII, has published several more announcements regarding safety issues, archery and the Wimple Luncheon.

AEthelmearc Regional Weapons Muster

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The Dominion of Myrkfaelinn would like to invite all who wish to attend to a regional heavy weapons muster on Sunday, March 25. We've got the space for it, so we'll be practicing melee! Join us for the fun!

Time and location are the same as all of our fight practices during the academic year, Sunday, 1pm-5pm at Risley Hall's dining hall on the Cornell University campus. Directions can be Location:
Dominion of Myrkfaelinn (Ithaca, New York)

Ansteorra Queen's Champion Photos Online

Herr Dietrich Strobelbart has posted an album of photos of the Ansteorra Queen's Champion tourney.

The Deposition of Sir John Sully, Iddesleigh, 1386

14th century English knight Sir John Sully was buried in the Church of the Holy Cross in Exeter, England after dying at the advanced age of 106. His great age is documented in part by a deposition in which he discusses his long military career and some of the battles in which he participated. The website includes a transcript of the deposition.

Photos from Angel's Melee online

THLord Broichan maqq Kynat of the Canton of Gallavally has announced that photos from the recent Angel's Melee event which took place January 20, 2007 in the Barony of the Angels, are now available to view online.

Armed and odorous

A blog-writer on the Sydney Morning Herald National website visits a fighter practice in the Barony of Rowany.

Midrealm Tournament of Chivalry at Winter's End

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The Barony of Fenix hosts a Tournement of Chivalry at the fest of Winter's End. Hartwell Recreation Center 59 Caldwell, Dr Cincinnati, OH 45216

February 17, 2007 AS 41

Schedule :
Site opens : 9:00am
Inspections begin 10:00
Chivalry Tourney 11:00am
Rapier Combat list opens 10:00am
Open list to follow Chiv Tourney
All combat ends 4:30
Court: 5:30 Location:
Barony of Fenix (Cincinnati, Ohio)

Northshield Tournament of Chivalry

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The Canton of Coille Stoirmeil and The Barony of Jararvellir Present: A Tournament Of Chivalry February 3, 2007 at Tomah Recreation Park, Butts Ave., Tomah WI 54660

Site opens at AM, Closes at 10 PM
Boffer TOC, inspections begin at 10AM, fighting begins at 11AM
Rattan TOC, inspections begin at 11AM, fighting begins at NOON
A & S Display
Court and Feast after the TOC

Location:
Canton of Coille Stoirmeil (Tomah, Wisconsin)

Outlands Spring Crown Tournament

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Their Majesties have honored the Barony of al-Barran by allowing us to host the spring crown tournament. It will be a glorious day for one and all.

The site is at the Moriarty Civic Center at 202 Broadway Moriarty New Mexico which is 36 miles east of Albuquerque. Directions to the site are:
Take your best route to eastbound 1-40 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Head towards Moriarty (roughly 36 miles east of Albuquerque) and Location:
Barony of al-Barran (Moriarty, New Mexico)

Cyrus Aurelius winner of Oertha Coronet

Baron Khevron reports that Viscount Sir Cyrus Aurelius was the winner of the recent Principality of Oertha Coronet. His Excellency was fighting for the honor of Viscountess Caitríona inghean ui Chionaodha.

Northern Shores Regional Practice

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The Northern Shores invites one and all to its annual Regional Practice. This event features melee practices and singles pick-ups for both rattan fighters and fencers. There will be a large day board set up with both drink and food throughout the day. As well there will be classrooms available for those wishing to work on A&S projects. The event takes place in a drill shed (H-104) at the Canadian Forces Garrison St. Jean. Location:
Shire of Le Dragonet (St. Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec)

Havordh & Mary-Grace Win Crown in Gleann Abhann

Duke Sir Havordh Aetarbani and Duchess Mary-Grace of Gatland are the new Crown Prince and Princess of Gleann Abhann.

Oertha Winter Coronet photos

Combat Chris has posted photos from the recent Winter Coronet Tourney in the Principality of Oertha (Alaska).

Photos from Lochac's 12th Night/Coronation

Jane Stockton has posted photos from the recent 12th Night/Coronation event which took place January 6, 2007 in the Barony of Rowany (Sydney, New South Wales).

Stowe Faire III

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At last the Mahout returns and the elephants are banished. Friday night sees simple but wholesome fayre followed by a night of answering profound questions of fundamental significance Saturday is a day of mixed melees & A&S workshops. For the melees two teams hand picked by two captains will contest the field in search of riches and glory. See the Captains pick their side and challenge their foe for the Box of Rocks, the bridge and the fort. View or be part of the clash of arms or attend one of the classes dedicated to the gentle arts. Location:
Stowe on the Wolde (Austral. New South Wales)

Winter War Maneuvers 2007

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Join the Falcon host as we prepare for the sands of Estrella. Hosted by Scarlett Keep and the Barony of Mag Mor.

Saturday January 20, 2007
Site open from: 9 am to 6 pm
Location: Lancaster Event Center
Address: 4100 North 84th Street Lincoln, NE
Site fees: $7 for SCA members (additional $3 surcharge applies for non-members)
Make checks payable to: SCA Inc. Barony of Mag Mor Location:
Scarlett Keep and the Barony of Mag Mor (Lincoln, Nebraska)

Montaigne du Roi Prize Tourney

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This event includes heavy fighting, spear throwing and rapier. This being a prize tourney, there will of course be a number of prizes for each event. Prize details to be announced at a later date. Furthermore, two sumptuous soups will be provided, one vegetarian, one not; plus hot or cold drinks, depending on the weather.

Montaigne du Roi Prize Tourney
February 24, 2007
Location: Whispering Pines Park (on Pacific St.), Monterey CA Location:
Barony of Darkwood (Monterey, California)