Armoured Combat

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

Boru Aelwyn and Deirdre O'Tierghnan New Heirs to Meridies

His Grace Duke Boru Aelwyn, inspired by Her Excellency Deirdre O'Tierghnan, was victorious in the October 14, 2006 Crown Tournament fought in the Kingdom of Meridies.

Sir Ralph Bigod Victorious in Artemisia Crown Tourney

Morgan, Vicar of Loch Salann, reports that Sir Ralph (pronounced "Rayf") Bigod was the winner of the recent Crown Tourney in the Kingom of Artemisia. His Highness defeated Morgan D'Antioch in the finals.

Rurik & Angelik New Heirs to AEthelmearc

Marguerite reports that "His Sylvan Highness Rurik did prevail for Her Sylvan Highness Angelik" in the October 14, 2006 Crown Tourney in the Kingdom of AEthlemearc.

Lochac to Keep Non-Contact Fighter Category

Lochac will keep its non-contact fighters with some adjustments under a new agreement reached between Society Earl Marshal (SEM) Duke Hrothgar Monomakh and Lochac Kingdom Earl Marshal (KEM) Sir Gregory of Loch Swan.

Atlantia's Kingdom Crusades Photos Online

Lidia de Ragusa of the Kingdom of Atlantia has posted a large album of photos from the recent Kingdom Crusades event.

Viscount Sir Hrodir and Viscountess Giulia Heirs to Northshield Crown

On Saturday, October 14, Viscount Sir Hrodir Vigageirr Toreson and Viscountess Giulia Isabella de Venezia became the Heirs to the Crown of Northshield in the Shire of Darkstone (Ironwood, Michigan).

"Day in the Country" Photos Online

Eirik Andersen has posted an album of photos from Ealdormere's Day in the Country event on the Two Ravens website.

"Have Armor, Will Travel"

Karl M. Kindt III has found a way to combine his ideals and the work he loves with his profession: he makes himself available as a "Knight for Hire."

Heirs to the Drachenwald Thorne

The Drachenwald Crown Tournament was fought the 14:th of October. The new Crown Prince and Crown Princesses are Sir Maximilian von Brandenberg and his lady wife Margerite von Buchholtz.

Gryphon's Lair A & S Championship & Baronial Collegium

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The Beauteous Baroness Bianca doth invite the Populace of Her Fair Barony, and any others interested and willing, to attend Her Arts and Sciences Competition and Collegium.

The learning and other festivities will take place on the 21st day of October in the city of Ogden. There will be lots of classes, including a fighting class track, and an A&S competition to choose the Baronial Champion. There will also be a fabulous fundraiser lunch. Come have hot and hearty soup prepared with love by the goode cookes in our Barony and contribute to the Baronial Pavilion fund. If you would like to donate a period dish for the lunch AND enter it in the A&S, that is an option but not a requirement for the dish. Donations are greatly appreciated. Location:
Barony of Gryphon's Lair (Ogden, Utah)

Culcairn Medieval Fayre and Medieval Feast

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An Invitation to join in the fun at the 2nd annual Culcairn Medieval Fayre and Medieval Feast. (Held at Culcairn, NSW - on the Victorian Border)

The Fayre starts at 10 am and goes through 'til 4 - ish. There will be stilt walkers, stalls, Bordescros will be doing A&S and Fighting displays, bellydancers, Morris dancers, other medieval groups. Then there is a break until dinner time (time to take down stalls etc). The Location:
Culcairn, New South Wales

Brion of Bellatrix and Ysabella Dolfin New Heirs to the Mists

Lord Hirsch reports that Brion of Bellatrix, inspired by Ysabella Dolfin, was the victor of the recent Coronet in the Principality of the Mists (Kingdom of the West).

Warren, Michigan, exempts SCA from new fighting ban

Members of the Barony of Roaring Wastes were successful in persuading the city council of Warren, Michigan to exempt SCA fighter practices from a new law banning fighting in city parks.

Fighter's Collegium Photos

Gawin der Fuchs has posted photos from the recent Fighter's Collegium in the Kingdom of Gleann Abhann.

Fiat Lux campaign urges SCA to reinstate non-contact combat roles

In Lochac, a web-based public action campaign has been launched to preserve non-contact combatant in the SCA, after a new edition of the SCA Marshal's Handbook began requiring standard heavy-combat armour for siege crews and combat archers society-wide.

"BattleCam" Captures Fighting at Lochac's Spring War

Sven Grimsson has posted a video "BattleCam" from the first battle of the Kingdom of Lochac's Spring War AS-XLI on the Drakkar Website.

Today in the Middle Ages: October 10, 732

Charles Martel's forces won the Battle of Tours fought on October 10, 732. Gibbon and other traditional historians credit his victory with saving Christian Europe from Muslim domination.

Local ban on "fight clubs" may halt SCA practices in Michigan city

A local ban by the city of Warren, Michigan (USA) on teenage boxing "fight clubs" at city parks may halt long-standing SCA fighter practices parks in the area.

Uther and Kára New Heirs to the West Kingdom

Duke Uther Schieman der Hount and Kára Báreksdóttir are the new Prince and Princess of the Kingdom of the West.

New Royal Heirs in Ansteorra

Congratulations to the new Prince of Ansteorra, Sir Rominas, who was inspired to valor by his lady wife, Princess Deanna.

AEthelmearc Crown List Combatants Announced

Their Majesties Christopher and Morgen of the Kingdom of AEthelmearc have announced the list of combatants and their consorts for Their upcoming Crown Tournament.

Al-Barran Toys for Tots

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Greetings Generous Outlanders, Thier Excellencies Sir Gregor and Lady Monika and Myself welcome all to come to our glorious event and support a wonderful cause. We continue to support our Mighty King and his challenge to the Known world, Al-barran will be glorious in the hearts of children again this festive season and show the known world our grand generosity. There will be our traditional tourneys for our Toys for Tots champions both Heavy and Light. Lord Bolslav is our current Heavy weapons T4TChampion and he is planning a wonderful tourney for your entry and Lord Coinneach is our current light weapons T4Tchampion and he too is planning his tourney. We look forward to a wonderful day filled with genourosity and fun. Please also join us for a donation lunch of Stews. Location:
(Albuquerque, New Mexico)

AEthelmearc Crown Tournament

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The Barony of St. Swithin’s Bog is honored and pleased to announce that in the ancient traditions handed down from the distant and venerable Western Kingdom, a Grand Tournament will be held within the Barony's borders to secure the proper and rightful lineage of the Royal Sylvan AEthelmearc Crown.

A Grand Banquet to celebrate the day's victorious new Heirs to the Mighty Sylvan throne will be masterfully crafted by Don Iago Benetiz and Don Bastiano di Iacopo. Location:
Barony of St. Swithin’s Bog (Jennerstown, Pennsylvania)

New Ansteorran Crown

The new Prince and Princess Of Ansteorra are Prince Romanius Vesperianus and Princess Deanna.

List of contenders for the Drachenwald Fall Crown Tourney available

The list of contenders for Crown Tournament on October 13th - 15th, 2006, at Limberg Castle in Austria, is available now at the Fall Crown Tournament Homepage of the Shire Ad Flumen Caerulum.

More Photos from Outlands Fall 2006 Crown Tourney

Arwen has posted photos from the recent Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of the Outlands.

Tourney of the Diamonds Photos Online

Antonio Felluci has posted photos from the Kingdom of Atlantia's Tournament of the Diamonds.

SCAdians Offer Fun and Educational Opprotunities at Pennsylvania Faire

The Middletown Grange Fairgrounds in Wrightstown, Pennsylvania were the seen of the recent seventh annual Village Renaissance Faire where the public was invited to learn about the Middle Ages, take part in activities and have a lot of fun. Aleea S. Slappy of the Bucks County Courier Times reports.

Outlands Crown Tournament Photos Online

Simon Drake has posted photos from the recnet Crown Tournament held in the Kingdom of the Outlands.

Photos from Lochac's Anealan Investiture

Andre de Montsegur has posted photos from the Kingdom of Lochac's Anealan Investiture which took place September 9, 2006 in the Barony of Aneala (Perth, Australia).