Armoured Combat

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

Viking "slash and hack"

Unlike Hollywood's version of sword fighting, based on fencing, the true Viking fighting style was close in and vigorous. In a short video posted on the Discovery website, a father and son team of professional fight choreographers shows how it was really done.

Battle of Hastings cancelled due to rain

Sunday October 14, 2012 marked the 346th anniversary of the Battle of Hastings which brought Norman rule to Anglo-Saxon England. Unfortunately, rain and mud put a damper on the celebration, cancelling the battle re-enactment.

100 Mins War 2012 photos online

Cateline la broderesse reports that she has created an album of photos from 100 Mins War 2012 which took place recently in the Kingdom of the East. The photos are available on PicasaWeb.

[ATE] Spring Crown Tournament

The time has come for the next King and Queen of these Glorious Lands of Atenveldt to be decided!  The Spring Crown Tournament will be held in the Shire of Burning Sands.  We here at the Shire would like to invite the populace of the Kingdom to come and see this largely unknown part of the Kingdom.

[OUT] Soft Grand Opening and Toys for Tots Tournaments

We would like to invite you to join us for an evening of fun and camaraderie.

[ATE] A Day in Vahalla

Once we invited you to Dante’s Inferno - now we invite you to heaven!  Valhalla, a place of legend, a place where only the best fighters unite with Odin to prepare for Ragnarok.  Join the Barony of Twin Moons in celebration on Saturday, December 8th, 2012 from 10 am to 5 pm at Chuparosa Park, 2400 S. Dobson Road, Chandler, AZ, 85244. 

[WES] Yule

Welcome, one and all to our Annual Celebration of Midwinter Solstice and Yule!! Join us for a day of warmth and merrymaking as we fend off the terrible cold outside.

[ANS] War College 2013

The Barony of Raven's Fort will be holding a War College at The Stones February 15th - 17th, 2013.  Gate will open at 5 pm on the 15th.  This will be one of the last chances to get authorized before Gulf Wars in our area.

[ATL] Tournament of Love and Beauty

In celebrations of the 21st year of the Barony of Ponte Alto a passage of arms will be held that exemplifies chivalric love and beauty, both on and off the field, as can be found in the ballads and tourneys of the 15th century.

[NOR] Fighters Retreat

Canton of Blachemere hosts Fighters Retreat December 15, 2012.

[EAL] Rising Waters Twelfth Night

Don't let that holiday feeling end with the New Year!  Rising Waters Twelfth Night is Saturday, January 5, 2013. The site is St. Andrew's Anglican Church Hall, 7 St. Andrew's Avenue in Grimsby.

[LOC] Red and White

Annual Red and White Tourney and picnic. First tourney of the year, heavy and rapier combat vie for the Willoughby Vale championship.

[LOC] Toys for Tots

Aneala presents Toys for Tots

[LOC] Ynys Fawr Yule Tournament and Picnic

Their Excellencies Baron Hrolf and Baroness Madelaine warmly invite the populace of the Barony of Ynys Fawr to join them in celebrate a fruitful year within the Barony in lovely Fitzroy Gardens.

[ART] Yule Revel

Greetings and salutations from your fair cousins in the shire of Stan Wyrm! We invite you to join us at our own Yule Revel and Tourney for St. Nicholas. It will be held December 1, 2012 at the Episcopal Church of the Incarnation in Great Falls, MT.

[LOC] Leichtenauer 101

Matthew Browne, who many will know as Lucas, previous Baron of Ynys Fawr, will be teaching a fundamentals course in wrestling, dagger and longsword. He will be covering principles, techniques and drills interpreted from teachings of the students of famed German fight master, Johannes Leichtenauer. Wrestling, dagger combat and longsword will each be given study.

Jarl Jon the Tall victorious in Gleann Abhann Crown List

Mistress Barbara Sterling offers a detailed report on the recent Crown List for the Kingdom of Gleann Abhann.

Ealdormere Fall 2012 Crown Tourney video online

Richard Larmer reports that he has posted video from the recent Fall 2012 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of Ealdormere on his YouTube Channel.

Felix and Eva new Heirs to Lochac Thrones

Megan, who resides in the Kingdom of the West, reports that Sir Felix Arnett von Danzig has won the November 10, 2012 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of Lochac. Sir Felix was inspired in His endeavor by Eva von Danzig.

Donngal and Catalina new Heirs to Calontir Thrones

Chiara reports that Duke Donngal, inspired by Catalina, was the victor of the November 10, 2012 Crown Tournament in the kingdom of Calontir.

[WES] Jingles

Come celebrate the Season with the friendly folk of Southern Shores!

East Kingdom Fall 2012 Crown Tourney photos online

Brita reports that photos from Crown Tournament, which took place October 27, 2012 in the Shire of Endewearde, are now available to view online. The photos are posted on her Shutterfly website.

Sir Alonzio of the Peacemakers placed on vigil in AEthelmearc

Maistir Brandubh O Donnghaile, Silver Buccle Herald, reports that Their Majesties Khalek and Branwyn of the Kingdom of AEthelmearc have placed Sir Alonzio of the Peacemakers on vigil to contemplate elevation to the Order of the Pelican.

Amos and Ysabela new Prince and Princess of Atlantia

The news has come down that Amos the Pious was the victor of the November 3, 2013 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of Atlantia. His Highness was inspired in His endeavor by Ysabela.

[DRA] Nordmark Coronet Tournament

On the 14th to the 16th of December, Aros will hold Nordmarks Principality Coronet Tournament in Järlåsa bygdegård. Prince Brendan and Princess Niamh invites the people of Nordmark to participate in and bear witness of the tournament that will determine Their heirs!

[MER] Kingdom Fighters Colligium

Fighting!  Classes, melees, and pickups galore! Armour inspection opens at 9AM on Saturday. We will run some warmup exercises and melees to get everyone moving. And then, at 11AM the classes start.

[NOR] Fighter Symposium and Regional Fight Practice III

Fighter Symposium and Regional Fight Practice III. December 1st, 2012, 9am to 5pm. Sponsored by: Barony of Carraig Ban & The Canton of Foxvale

[WES] Winter Coronet and Investiture

As the cold winter winds of the Arctic take hold, Their Highnesses Varyag and Trava, Prince and Princess of Oertha, invite one and all to bear witness to the selection of Their Heirs by right of combat and Their Investiture the following day.

[CAL] 59th Calontir Crown Tournament

Join us as the Heirs of Calontir are revealed, and the future of the Kingdom is assured!

Northshield Fall 2012 Crown Tourney photos

Edwin reports that he has created an album of photos from the Fall 2012 Crown Tourney in the Kingdom of Northshield. The photos are available on Flickr.