Armoured Combat

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

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.

Estrella War to hold Roses Cancer Tourney

Countessa Mariana Vivia de Santiago of the Kingdom of Atenveldt has announced that she will host a Roses Cancer Tournament at Estrella War XXIII. The event will benefit the American Cancer Society.

Shire of New Exeter demonstrates rebated steel combat

The Adrian Empire's Shire of New Exeter, in modern-day Jefferson City, Missouri, was the site of a live-steel combat demonstration that attracted the attention of Michelle Brooks, a reporter for the Jefferson City News Tribune.

Tournament of Love and Beauty II

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The time is 1471 in England... In honor of the Feast Day of Saint Aldobrandini, the Barony of Ponte Alto is holding a passage of arms that exemplifies chivalric love and honour, both on and off the field, as can be found in the ballads and tourneys of the 15th century, including King Rene of Anjou's Book of Love and The Book of the Tourney.

Let all knights, barons, lords, squires and men at arms of the baronies of Location:
Barony of Ponte Alto (Fairfax, Virginia)

Twilight Pas De Armes and Pot Luck Feast

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Come one, come all for a day off fun and frivolity in picturesque Fitzroy Gardens. Bring a plate of sumptuous food (for approximately 4-6 people) to share for the pot luck feast. Recline on a picnic blanket and wile away the hours. You are welcome to bring period games, sing songs or tell stories for your entertainment and that of the populace.

The tournament will be in the style of Pas de Armes. Combatants are Location:
Shire of Ynys Fawr (Hobart, Tasmania)

Twelfth Night

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As winter continues to tighten its grip on the mountain ranges of Gryphon's Lair, we gather together to end the season of winter festivities, and share good wishes with our friends and companions. Gryphon's Lair opens it gates once again to share its wealth and bounty at a joyous Twelfth Night celebration on January 6.

We will endeavor to explore and experience the varied traditions surrounding this close of the winter season. As all Twelfth Night celebrations must, there will be games, singing, story telling and, of course, for the children. In addition to some fighting fun for the heavy fighter, Terra Sylva will be hosting a Rose Tournament for the Duelists. A Lord and Lady of Misrule will be found amongst the populace to help guide and encourage the fun. Although the Baronial Arts & Sciences Champion will have been newly chosen, Baroness Bianca continues to encourage all artisans to come share their works at an Arts & Sciences display. Location:
Barony of TwelfthGryphon's Lair (Layton, Utah)

Knight's Gambit

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Welcome one and all again to ALL the Fighting that you can stand! Come fight those elusive Knights that you have heard about, but haven't gotten a chance to meet. This again, will be a training session with the Knights - one on one with each Knight until you are too tired to do anything but sit down to a good feast and relax.

KNIGHTS GAMBIT
DEC. 8-10-2006
SHIRE BRANTESTONE
CAMP MEADOWBROOK Location:
Shire of Brantestone (Cullman, Alabama)

Caer Galen Midwinter

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Welcome to Rome, 1497. As you admire the wondrous art and high culture of this, the finest of cities, be sure to watch your back. Intrigue is at its height as noble families vie for prominence. Even the mightiest houses are rocked with scandal. Lucrezia Borgia has accused her husband, Giovanni Sforza, of impotence and is filing for a divorce. In retaliation, Giovanni claims that his young bride has indulged in incestuous affairs with both her brother and her father! But beware of whom you share gossip with. Spies are everywhere in the courts, and the assassin's blade is ever ready to avenge a perceived slight. Location:
Barony of Caer Galen (Boulder, Colorado)

Twelve Hour War

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Seventy-Two Open Field Battles held Over the Course of Twelve Hours

Come and fight in the entourage of your favorite Knight! The two Knights with the most powerful entourages will command each side. The sides will hopefully be balanced by skill or numbers. This is the last event to practice fighting under Gulf War rules!

Imagine a “Lay On!” almost once every ten minutes! A full day of fighting from sun up to sun down or until exhaustion, whichever comes first! Location:
Barony of the Steppes (Corsicana, TX)

Meridian Army Northern Cohort War Practice

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Come one come all to MERIDIAN ARMY NORTHERN COHORT WAR PRACTICE Saturday December 2nd Sponsored by MERIDIAN NORTHERN COHORT 1st CENTURY and The Shire of Easaraigh.

From 9 am to 5pm. To be held at Cane Creek Park in Cookeville, TN.

There will be a FUNDRAISER LUNCH served by the Shire of Easaraigh.

DIRECTIONS: The park is almost exactly 3 miles from I-40 at Exit #286. http://www.cookeville-tn.org/ls/canecreek.htm Location:
Shire of Easaraigh (Cookeville, Tennessee)

Virtual Armoring Exhibitions Online

The Higgins Armory Museum and the Worcester Polytechnic Institute have created a series of virtual exhibitions dealing with the martial arts in Medieval and Renaissance Europe with an emphasis on armor and fighting techniques.

Pesky Peasants

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This year’s event will be held at the Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds in beautiful Berea, Ohio!

There will be two heated buildings, one for classes, food and merchants and another for combat. Although the buildings will be heated, the walk to and from will not be, so please dress for the weather. Unless it is snowing/raining, we will be having a winter archery range as well. We will be serving an ala carte breakfast, hot lunch and the feast will be Alsace theme based (French/German). Location:
Cleftlands (Berea, OH)

Feast of the Bear Photos Online

Eirik Andersen has announced that he has posted photos from the recent Feast of the Bear event on the Two Ravens website. Feast of the Bear took place November 4, 2006 in the Royal Citie of Eoforwic (Kingdom of Ealdormere).

More Atlantian Crown Tourney Photos Online

Lidia de Ragusa has posted photos from the recent Fall 2006 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of Atlantia.

Cynagua Fall 2006 Coronet Photos Online

Esmeralda of the Lakes has posted photos from the recent Coronet Tournament in the Principality of Cynagua in the Kingdom of the West.

Atlantia Fall 2006 Crown Tourney Photos Online

Kynnyth Pyke has posted an album of photos from the recent Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of Atlantia.