Armoured Combat

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

Skeletons Tell Bloody Story

Skeletons bearing evidence of terrible injuries have been discovered beneath the floor of a dining hall in the North Yorkshire town of Towton, site of the longest and bloodiest battle ever fought in England.

Duke Artan and Duchess Aziza New Outlands Heirs

Duke Artan, Inspired by Duchess Aziza, defeated Duke Maelgwn in the finals of the Kingdom of the Outlands Fall 2006 Crown Tournament.

Vikings Gather for Moot in Denmark

Richard Boyd, a network engineer living in Heidelberg, Germany, reported on a recent Viking Moot which took place in Denmark where reenactors from eleven countries met to cross swords and compare notes. The article appeared in Stars and Stripes.

2nd Annual Newcomers' Symposium

The Shire of Lost Forest is proud to present the 2nd Annual Newcomers' Symposium Saturday October 28, 2006 from 9:00am - 8:00pm in Warrensburg, Missouri.

THIS EVENT IS FREE - and so is the FEAST!

Site opens at 9:00 a.m. and closes at 8:00 p.m. Setup at 8:00 a.m.

The site is in the Shire of Lost Forest, Warrensburg, MO on Central Missouri State University's Campus in the Lovinger Educational Building on Maguire Street, this is the name that Highway 13 takes as it goes through Warrensburg. Location:
Shire of Lost Forest (Warrensburg, Missouri)

Posadnik Ianuk's photos from Atenveldt Crown Tournament

Posadnitsa Ianuk, Baroness of Tir Ysgithr (Tucson, AZ), invites all to view her photographs taken at the Fall 2006 Atenveldt Crown Tournament held in the Barony of Ered Sul (Flagstaff, AZ).

Sven & Signy New An Tir Prince & Princess

Duke Sven, fighting for Signy, beat Squire Viktor to become the Crown Prince of the Kingdom of An Tir during the recent Crown Tourney.

Fighters Collegium

The Shire of Vogelburg is proud to host Fighters Collegium. Fighters, come on out and bring your armor. Classes will also be held throughout the day. And for the non-fighters, you are invited to participate in the first ever Garb War. That's right, combat sewing! The challenge is to produce a completed garment between Friday night on site and Saturday evening at Feast where there will be a Fashion Show where the garments will be modeled and judged and a Champion Chosen! Location:
Shire of Vogelburg (Pineville, Louisiana)

SCAdians Participate in "Ohio's Oldest Fair"

Burton Cole of the Tribune Chronicle learned about attractions at the Great Geauga County Fair, Ohio's oldest fair, and met with Cerise of Cleftlands, a member of the Incipient Shire of Eastwatch.

New Society Marshal's Handbook Online

A new, downloadable version of the Society Marshal's Handbook is now available on the SCA, Inc. website.

Count Sir Phelan O'Coilean Victor in Atenveldt Crown Tournament

His Excellency, Count Sir Phelan O Coilean, fighting for Her Excellency, Countess Elzbieta Rurikovskaia, defeated Elzbieta's brother, His Excellency, Count Sir Eduard Gostomski, fighting for Her Grace, Duchess Asa Hrafnsdottir in a pitched battle of titans lasting nearly 30 minutes.

Photos of Atenveldt Crown Tourney Online

Mistress Magdalen Venturosa has posted her photo album from Atenveldt Crown Tournament.

Rivenoak Championship Tourney

Fun, Fighting, Feasting!! Sad and blue because the Great Western War has been cancelled this year?! Then have no fear!! The Rivenoak Championship Tourney is here! Come join in the revelry and excitement as Baron Coronado and Baroness Jehnene seek a new heavy fighting champion and a new rapier fighting champion!

The Rivenoak Championship Tourney will be held at 5 mile in Bidwell Park in Chico on Oct. 7th 2006. The site opens at 10 a.m. and closes Location:
Barony of Riveroak (Chico, California)

"Weekend Warriors" Battle in Largo Park

Members of the Shire of Marcaster (Tampa Bay area) in the Kingdom of Trimaris gathered recently at Largo Central Park to teach modern folk about life in the Middle Ages. Steve Kornacki of the Tampa Tribune was there to cover the story.

Agincourt Event

We invite one and all, young and old to join us for a day of fighting and feasting, arts and sciences, glory and revelry to be remembered! Our event autocrated by the talented Liam MacanTsaoir is themed on the battle of Agincourt that was fought in northern France as part of the Hundred Years' War. The battle was fought on a rainy day, the feast day of Saint Crispin, in 1415 between the English and Welsh army of King Henry V and the French army of King Charles VI. Location:
Barony Marche of the Debatable Lands (Dorseyville, Pennsylvania)

Straight and Narrow II

The Outlands premier period combat collegium is returning for AS XLI. This year, by popular demand, we will be bringing back Puck and Mary Curtis to teach Spanish Rapier. On the armored side we are bringing in Roger Siggs who will do a workshop on Intermediate Fiore. If you've attended a few basic Fiore classes and feel you've learned as much as you can from them, you NEED to be here.

Both fighting workshops will be all day long affaires (6 hrs of instruction) so you should come away overstuffed with new knowledge with which to improve your fighting prowess. Location:
Barony of Dragonsspine (Colorado Springs, Colorado)

Meridian Grand Tournament

Meridians rally to your Crown, warriors don harness and helm, hoist your banners, put on your household livery, grab your list tree shield, hold close the honor of your inspiration and attend. At this illustrious event we ask all to display their heraldry, shire banners and wear your Meridian best to cheer these honored combatants in a full day devoted to heavy combat. Children's Activities will be held Location:
Kingdom of Meridies (Rutledge Georgia)

Toys for Tots

Pray attend all who would relive or revise their childhood!!! Ered Sul presents Toys for Tots.

Upon the date of September 16, in the Year of Our Lord, 2006, beginning at 12 noon until 6pm; we shall gather on the mountain for fun games, fighting, sweets and toys. For entertainment and carousing, the fighting will be interspersed with games of skill and wit, prizes to be awarded to the victor. Feasting will be enhanced by wonderful sweet treats that shall be judged by popular vote and the best shall be rewarded handsomely. Extra points will be given for period authenticity. (Should you desire assistance with researching period recipes, please contact the Autocrat. Feast will be provided by our glorious and woolly Barony.) Just bring feast gear, a dessert to share and your inner child. Location:
Flagstaff, AZ

Gleann Abhann Crown Combatants Announced

Their Majesties of Gleann Abhann have announced the participants and their consorts for Their upcoming Crown Tournament.

Bergental's Crestfallen Tournament

On September 16, 2006, the Baron and Baroness of Bergental invite all who may to join them in celebrating the coming of the fall. And to that end, they invite all valiant fighters to join in the Tournament at the Barriers for the honor of becoming the Baronial Champion at Arms. It is asked that those valiant fighters wear a crest upon their helms of most simple or most elegant faire.

Come and join us in the pageantry of our court, show your best black and gold if you wish or your best heraldic dress. It will be a relaxed day upon the field, pleasant conversations with friends old and new, working on or viewing of beautiful pieces of arts & sciences, lunch and a potluck and dinner. Location:
Barony of Bergental (Springfield, Massachusetts)

Brendoken Baronial Championship

The Barony of Brendoken will hold Baronial Championships at the Mill in Smithville, Ohio September 24, 2006.

Baronial champions for heavy weapons and archery will be chosen at this time.

A baronial meetings follows. Location:
Barony of Brendoken (Smithville, Ohio)

East Kingdom Fall Crown Tourney

Pay heed good gentles of the realm, as you are cordially invited to attend Their Royal Majesties Lucan and Jana's Crown Tournament in the Barony of Stonemarche come Saturday, November 4th, 2006.

This event will take place on 146 acres of the Lone Tree Scout Reservation in Kingston, NH. There will be a large outdoor fighting area for the tournament and a 40'x60' shade/rain pavilion for the general populace. On site is an outdoor fort in which will be held a youth combat tournament. There is a dining hall with a fireplace to provide warmth, where a hearty luncheon banquet will be served for all from 12:00-4:00pm. Location:
Barony of Stonemarche (Kingston, New Hampshire)

Emprise of the Black

Thundering hooves, fluttery banners, pomp and ceremony! TWO equestrian tournaments, as well as a heavy counted blow pas and numerous other prizes to be vied for!

The Barony of Madrone is proud to be hosting the 6th annual Emprise of the Black Lion on Sept 8-10th at Reber Ranch in Kent, WA (with gracious permission from the Shire of Wyewood)

This event, one of the premier equestrian events of the year is one of Location:
Barony of Madrone (Kent, Washington)

Hunter's Moon

On behalf of our Industrious Shire of Hartstone wish to invite one and all to join us for our annual "Hunter’s Moon" on October 21. Our site this year is the Wellsville Elementary School, 98 School Street, Wellsville, NY 14895, some may remember the site from last fall, when we were honored to host Crown Tournament there last year. The site will open from 9 am to 9 pm.

Among the activities planned for the day include an opportunity for instruction from the Order of the Chivalry, as we are honored to carry on the "Gold Chain" Series. For those who prefer the gentler arts, a regional scriptorium is being planned. Location:
Shire of Hartstone (Wellsville, New York)

Iron Rosebuds Discussion List Created

THL Grian Ruadh ingen Aed, Matriarch of House Ironrose, has announced the establishment of a new list for participants in Youth Combat called Iron Rosebuds.

Pennsic "Fight for Kids" 2007

Freiman the Minstrel is in the process of organizing a Fight For Kids at Pennsic 2007 heavy fighters' tournament for Pennsic XXXVI and is looking for volunteers to help with the project.

First Sword Tourney Photos Online

Martin of Rivenstar, Seneschal for the Shire of Esfenn in the West Kingdom, has posted photos from the First Sword Tourney which took place July 29, 2006.

Photos from Great Northeastern War 2006 Online

Lady Zaneta "Gavlinne" Angiolieri has posted photos from the 2006 Great Northeastern War which took place in the East Kingdom.

Photos from Melees & Mayhem X Online

Lord Kato has posted photos from Calontir's Melees & Mayhem X event which took place in May, 2006 in the Shire of the Crescent Moon.

Sir Lothar: Knight of the Outlands

Otagiri Tatsuzou has announced that Baron Lothar vom Bergenwald was elevated to the Knighthood by Their Majesties of the Outlands at the Twentieth Year Celebration.

Autumn Viceroy Tournament

Come join the Shire of Flintheath as a new Viceregal couple will be chosen by the hand of the sword. Enjoy the sumptuous feast prepared in grand Tudor style.

Event Fee: £16.00
All food: £10.00
Feast is limited to 50 people
Children under 6: Free

Site: Abington Scout Camp, Church Lane, Little Abington, Cambridge CB1 6BQ. Site opens at 5:00pm on Friday and closes at 11:00am on Sunday. Crash space Location:
Shire of Flintheath (LittleAbington, England)