Armoured Combat

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

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

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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)

Travels Along The Silk Road

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Greetings unto the populace of Gleann Abhann, please join the gentles of Grey Niche in a celebration of the Arts & Sciences.

Travels Along The Silk Road
Candlemas - Regional A & S Collegium

February 3, 2007

Baker Community Center
7942 Church Street
Millington,Tennessee 38053

Event Pricing - event fees include feast
Members / Non-Members
Adult $9.00 / Adult $12.00 Location:
(Millington,Tennessee)

Combative Arts Retreat

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You are invited to attend the Chateau de Camville's first (hopefully of many) Armored Combative Arts Retreat! This weekend long event will be held at Chateau de Camville, under the soaring pines and beautiful landscapes in the Shire of Mountains Gate (El Dorado County)! The concept of our first Armored Combative Arts Retreat is to give the participants a chance to really immerse themselves in the study of Armored Combat as practiced by the SCA and other WMA groups. We will be working from the ground up, focusing on Balance, Footwork, Timing, Aspects of Attack and Aspects of Defense. The event begins on Friday afternoon and concludes Sunday afternoon. The format for the event will be composed of classes (in and out of armor), drills, and sparring. There will also be a mock tournament (or Pas d' Arms) on Sunday for those who wish to participate. Location:
Chateau de Camville (Cool, California)

Flower of Battle: Knightly combat in Medieval Italy

On January 28, 2007, Prof. Rachel Fulton of the University of Chicago, The Chicago Swordplay Guild, and The Armour Research Society will present a seminar and workshop in Chicago, Illinois.

Viking swordplay in Iceland

Members of Rimmugýgur, a club dedicated to the research of Viking culture and sword fighting founded in 1997, show off their prowess with sword and shield for a reporter from the Iceland Review.

Shire of Arenals 2006 Shire Championship Slideshow

Domingos reports that a slideshow showing photos of the championship in the Shire of Arenal (Pensacola, Florida) is now available to view online. The group is located in the Kingdom of Meridies.

Feast of the Hare Photos Available to View Online

Eirik Andersen has posted photos from the recent Feast of the Hare which took place in the Kingdom of Ealdormere. The photos may be viewed on the Two Ravens website.