Combat wearing varying degrees of replica or reproduction armor simulating "heavy infantry" warfare or tournaments.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-11-22 09:26
Lord Christopher Blackthorne, viceroy of the Shire of New Exeter, the Jefferson City, Missouri chapter of the Adrian Empire, helped bring the Middle Ages to life for a crowd of spectators recently at the Mark Twain National Forest near Guthrie, Missouri, recently. Michelle Brooks of the Jefferson City News Tribune had the story.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-11-21 19:03
Shawn Kraft has posted a photo album from the recent Fall 2006 Crown Tourney in the Kingdom of Calontir.
Submitted by Vallawulf on Sun, 2006-11-19 16:52
In March 2007, 300 will open in theatres. The movie, based on a graphic novel by Frank Miller (Sin City), chronicles the Spartans at the Battle of Thermopylae, when 300 Spartans led an army of 5,000 against the Persian army of two million and held them off for a week.
Submitted by Racaire on Sat, 2006-11-18 14:12
More photos of the event 'Crown Tournament', held October 13-15, are online now. The event took place at Schloss Limberg, a late renaissance castle about 40 minutes drive south of Graz and was hosted by the Shire Ad Flumen Caerulum.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-11-17 20:21
Martin of Rivenstar has posted several videos to YouTube including one from the October 2006 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of the West.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-11-17 17:07
The Barony of the South Downs and the Shire of Owl's Nest present CASTLE WARS IV The Rock of Cashel: Cashel of the Kings, November 17-19, 2006, Lake Tobesofkee - Sandy Beach Park, 6600 Mosley Dixon Rd., Macon, Georgia.
The year is 1014. The Dublin Vikings have revolted against the King of munster, Brian Boru. Mael Morda, King of Leinster, allies himself with the Dublin Vikings and declares war!
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-11-17 13:29
The chill winds from the North are beginning to blow us on the Journey home and as ye travel from the far reaches of the Kingdom a rumor can be heard far and wide of the Tavern at Kingdom's Edge.
Again this year the Tavern opens its doors to visitors. Hosts Ian Duenbreck
and Lord John MacPherson of Badenoch bid you all welcome. Renowned Chef Lord
Bressil MacCulloch is heating his pots as we speak and a full menu will be
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-11-17 12:02
The Shire of Coldedernhale invites one and all to come learn the armored combat arts as we spend the afternoon hosting classes and learning from each other!
Come to the ARMORED COMBAT COLLEGIUM on November 18th from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Pierre City Auditorium in Pierre SD.
Site fee is $5.00. Checks payable to Shire of Coldedernhale.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-11-16 08:58
Eirik Andersen has posted an album of photos from the recent Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of Ealdormere on the Two Ravens website.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-11-14 00:35
Katje has posted a large album of photos from the recent Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of Lochac.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2006-11-11 17:15
Alcyoneus reports that Duke Lorell was the victor of the November 4, 2006 Calontir Crown Tournament.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2006-11-11 12:57
Battle cries blend with street noise in the Incipient Canton of Broken Bridge in New York City as SCA fighters interact with the locals. Village Voice reporter Silke Tudor has the story.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-11-10 13:24
You are invited to the Tarnmist Harvest Feast be held at the Eagle Castle Winery off of Hwy 46 West just south of Paso Robles. It is on November 18th starting at 11am. Come and join us for a day of fighting and a evening of feasting. There is to be a heavy fighter practice or small tourney if enough are interested.
There was also
supposed to be a rapier prize tourney, but it may also turn into a fighter practice, (Iles is having their Harvest Feast in CAID on the same day, so their fighters won't be coming up). A day board will be served throughout the event for no cost, and there is a drive-up Starbucks about 5 minutes away. 8) The tasting room will be open to
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-11-09 21:26
Warriors of Artemisia! In preparation of our invasion of the Kingdom of Atenveldt, His Majesty has commanded all his Warriors to make ready their arms and armor, and hone their skills for battle! Therefore on the 25th of November, in the Shire of Cote Du Ciel, there will be held a War practice. All fighters who can attend are strongly encouraged to obey his Majesty's command. Bring spear, sword, scutum and crossbow (yes, we will attempt to practice Combat Archery as well!). Location:
Shire of Cote Du Ciel (Brigham City, Utah)
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-11-09 19:39
Their Highnesses, Fergus and Margarita, Prince and Princess of Oertha, invite you to an English country manor house this January thirteenth and fourteenth, 2007 to bear witness to the selection and investiture of Their rightful heirs. They invite all combatants to present themselves and their consorts on the field of honor to do battle for the right to claim the coronets of Oertha.
Their will be many opportunities to display your various skills in
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-11-09 10:51
Griffyth FitzWilliam was the victor of the November 4, 2006 Crown Tournament in the East Kingdom. Sir Griffyth fought for the honor of his lady wife, Aikaterine Lukanina FitzWilliam.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-11-08 16:10
Dame Theodora has posted photos from the recent Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of Artemisia.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-11-07 08:37
Violante de Sant Sebastian reports that Count Valharic Caligula Aurelius was the victor of the November 4, 2006 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of Atlantia. Count Valharic was inspired by Arielle the Golden.
Submitted by Gwynfor on Mon, 2006-11-06 19:39
Jarl Alfar of Attica was victorious in the Kingdom of Lochac's November Crown Tourney held in the Barony of Ynys Fawr this weekend. He fought for Mistress Gudrun, and defeated Sir Asbjorn Pedersen (fighting for Mistress Marienna Jensdottir) 2-0 in the final. Sir Asbjorn was the only combatant to reach the finals without sustaining a defeat.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-11-06 15:04
Members of the Barony of Tir Ysgithr recently hosted "Dragon's Horde," an annual event at Himmel Park in Tucson, Arizona, where they spoke about what makes the SCA special. Davida Larson of the AZ Wildcat Online had the story.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-11-06 12:25
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 de Arms) on Sunday for those who wish to participate. Location:
Chateau de Camville (Georgetown, California)
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-11-06 11:37
We send this missive to invite all to join us for the festivities. It is that time of year again!!! There will be heavy, rapier and 4th annual rock-paper-scissors tournaments. Each fighter and consort must bring at least one new, non-gift wrapped toy per Tournament entered to be donated to the Toys for Tots program. Uniformed Marines will pick up toys! There will also be a children's activity table going. Location:
Barony of Selviergard (Chugiak, Alaska)
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-11-06 11:26
We invite all of our neighbors to come south for the winter to enjoy a day of fun, friendship and fighting with The Canton of St Georges. We are hosting the event to gather toys for children whose holiday season would be brightened by the simple act of being given a toy and we hope that you will join us for this day of fun.The Autocrat would appreciate an email RSVP so we have an idea of how many are planning to attend. Location:
Canton of St. Georges (Piedmont, South Carolina)
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2006-11-05 17:14
Lady Jóra in Irska reports that Gunther Bärenjäger and Julianna of Avon are the new Prince and Princess of the Principality of Cynagua in the Kingdom of the West.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2006-11-04 13:06
Lord Skorri Einarsson has posted photos from the recent War Of The Wings event in the Kingdom of Atlantia on the Smug Mug website.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-11-03 15:51
The proto-shire of Beinntheine, in cooperation with the Shire of Lagerdamm presents Regional Fighter Practice November 12, 10 AM to 4 PM, Old Post Park, Russellville Come out, have a cup of joe with us, renew some friendships, make some new ones, and smack some new people.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-11-03 15:38
Yule feast, The Barony of Rowany's celebration of the end of the year, is on again, and you should be there.
Date: 2nd December 2006
Steward: Clara van de Keere (Karinne Taylor)
Event Cost: $20/$25 until 12 November, $25/$30 until 30 Novmber. $30 at the
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-11-03 15:17
The Shire of Nithgaard will host its fourth annual textile symposium on the weekend of November 10-12 (a week earlier than usual), at the Sieg Conference Center located on Narrows Road in Lamar, PA (no street address). Saturday the 11th will be a day of classes and workshops devoted to fabric, string, and their glorious arts. Melee and tournament combat engagements in a medieval style will be organized by Thorvaaldr Frirsverth. The site opens at 2PM on Friday, and closes at 1PM on Sunday. Location:
Shire of Nithgaard (Lamar, Pennsylvania)
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-11-03 12:27
Great Tidings! Word has come to us through diplomatic channels that the Most Powerful and Sovereign Royal Majesties of the East, Lucan VII and Yana IV have arranged to be present upon the Field of Honour November 18! We are well pleased at this news and we are immeasurably honoured they will be joining us. We do conceive this shall become a day to remember!
Richard & Treacaigh Acris Rex et Regina
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-11-03 08:43
Several video clips from the 2006 Battle of Hastings reenactment have been posted on the Living History website.