Armoured Combat

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

Today in the Middle Ages: July 11, 1302

Insurgent Flemish peasants shocked the chivalry of Europe by defeating the occupying French cavalry at Courtrai (modern Kortrijk) on July 11, 1302.

SCA Woos Red Hat Hotties

Members of the Red Hat Hotties, a chapter of the Red Hat Society, surprised their new royalty recently by providing the ladies with real knights in the form of members of the Society for Creative Anachronism.

Summits Fall Coronet Tournament

description:
Come get away from the mundane world and witness epic deeds while relaxing lakeside, surrounded by natural beauty but served by civilized amenities. The site is only 35 miles off of I-5 up scenic Highway 62, on the way to Crater Lake, nestled in the heart of the Summit’s namesake mountains.

The site for Fall Coronet 2006 is Joseph Stewart State Park. The site has hot showers, indoor flush restrooms and fresh water taps. It also has curbside loading and unloading and paved paths for easy access, as well as spacious parking a short walk from the camping area. There is abundant, shady camping on level grass, including a “Period Village” with lots of room for period encampments around the large central list field. It also includes views of the lake and a playground and camp store a short drive or hike down a scenic walking path away. Multiple picnic tables may also be available. Location:
Glyn Dwfn, Summits, An Tir (Trail, OR)

SCA Helps Library Hold Renaissance Faire

The Canton of Attilium, in the Barony of Windmasters Hill, Atlantia, helped the Cliffdale Library hold a very successful demo, and Jarel Loveless of the Fayetteville Observer was on hand to cover the story.

Cheyenne Residents go "Medieval" at Superday

Becky Orr of the Wyoming Tribune-Eagle learned about the passion of SCA members when she visited a demo during "Superday" in Lions Park in Cheyenne, Wyoming June 24, 2006. The demo was staged by members of the Shire of Windkeep.

Video from Warriors & Warlords 8 Online

Baron Berwyn has posted video from Warriors and Warlords 8 in the Kingdom of Northshield on the Youtube website.

Annual 3 Day Event

description:
The Barony of St. Swithin's Bog proudly presents our annual THREE DAY EVENT! July 14, 15 & 16.

ATTENTION!!! NEW SITE, NEW SITE, NEW SITE! CAMBRIA COUNTY FAIR GROUNDS. THIS SITE IS COMPLETELY HANDICAP ACCESSIBLE.

Site opens on Friday July 14, at 4:00 P.M. and closes Sunday Noon sharp, anyone left on site after that time becomes the cleanup crew. Troll is open on Friday from 4:00-10:00 P.M. and will reopen on Saturday from 8:00- Location:
Barony of St. Swithin's Bog (Ebensburg, Pennsylvania)

An Exercise in Nobility?

The SCA as exercise? Why not? Scott McClure of the Russellville, Arkansas Courier caught members of the local group practicing some fighter moves.

Baroness' Champion

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Come! It is time once again to gather and make merry in the village of Houston, Alaska! Pitch your pavilion within the Selviergard encampment and partake of good fighting, good food, dancing and fireworks! The Barony's officers have combined their forces, knowledge and skills to make this a most memorable event!

On Saturday the lovely Baroness Katarzina invites one and all to vie by right of heavy weapon combat for the chance to become Her Location:
Barony of Selviergard (Houston, Alaska)

Leis or Kilts?

The 25th annual Hawaiian Scottish Festival and Highland Games at Kapi'olani Park in Honolulu, Hawaii featured demonstrations by the local SCA group.

"Camelot" Alive in Clarksville, Tennesee

Ann Wallace of the Clarksville, Tennessee Leaf-Chronicle "walked with knights and damsels" as she paid a visit to a recent chapter fighter practice hosted by members of the Shire of Crimson River.

Drachenwald Crown Tournament

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Polish your armour, climb aboard your steed, and canter down to Crown Tournament on October 13th - 15th, 2006, at Limberg Castle in Austria. Be one of the first to find out who will be rightwise King of this realm!

We invite all of You noble Lords and Ladies to display Your splendor in praise of Drachenwald. Join us in Jubilance on this glorious occasion and give cheers to Your future King and Queen. Location:
Shire Ad Flumen Caerulum (Austria)

Northshield Fall Crown Tournament 2006

description:
The Shire of Darkstone Presents The Kingdom of Northshield Fall Crown Tournament 2006

Date: October 14, 2005
Site: Gogebic Community College
Location: E4946 Jackson Rd, Ironwood, MI 49938
Site Information: Site is handicap accessible, dry, and non-smoking.

Site Directions:
From the East: Take best route to US2 about 2 miles short of Ironwood, MI; Turn right into Gogebic Community College. Location:
Shire of Darkstone (Ironwood, Michigan)

Duke Rolf the Relentless Victorious in West Kingdom Crown Tourney

His Grace Duke Rolf the Relentless, fighting for Lady Rhodry ferch Arianwyn, was the victor of the June 24, 2006 Crown Tournament in the West Kingdom.

Lilies War 2006 Photos Online

Lady Aldyet Le Chaundeleur has posted photos from the 2006 Lilies War.

Oaken Melee School VII: A Very Civil War

description:
Join the Baronies of Brendoken and the Middle Marches as they once again try to settle the age old question...Grits or No Grits???

July 14-16, 2006
B&A Primitive Weapons Club Roswell, Ohio
Site opens 4:00pm on Friday, closes at 12:00 noon on Sunday

Site fees:
Weekend Camping: Adult $11.00, Children (under 14): $7.00
Daytrip: Adult $7.00, Children (under 14): $5.00 Location:
Marche of Alderford (Roswell, Ohio)

Encampment at the Castle photos online

Photos taken at the Encampment at the Castle event held in Three Towers are online.

A report from the battle lines at Murder Melee in the Meadow

Laird Colyne Stewart gets pumelled to bring you an up-close-and-personal view of the ten-man melee tournament held at Murder Melee in the Meadow this past weekend in the Barony of Ben Dunfirth.

West Kingdom Fighter Videos Online

Martin of Rivenstar has posted videos from the finals of the 2006 Spring Mists Investiture in the West Kingdom.

Swimming with White-belted Sharks

Ealdormere Correspondent Colyne Stewart reports on the second annual event held in memory of one of Ealdormere's kings.

Tocal Baronial Birthday 2006

description:
Come one, come all. Yes, it’s tocal time again! Fight, feast, and fall over into your nice warm bed.

When: 8 – 9 July, 2006
Times: Site opens 10am Sat, 12pm Lunch, 6pm Feast

Address of Site
CB Alexander Agricultural College
Tocal Road Paterson

Cost of Event:
Event and Accommodation - $40
Feast Only (includes lunch) Members $25
Saturday Day Rate - $5 Location:
Barony of Mordenvale (Paterson, NSW, Australia)

Photos from Three Spires' Fighter Collegium

Lord Simon and Lady Annabelle, of the Barony of Caerthe, have posted photos from the Incipient College of Three Spires' premiere event, Fighter Collegium.

An Tir September Crown Tournament

description:
Their Majesties King Amalric and Queen Caia would like to invite you to join them in the tournament to choose their successors!

Steward (Autocrat):
His Lordship Quentin Martel
quentin@shittimwoode.org

Site information
The event will be held at Hovander Park in the Shire of Shittimwoode. The address is 5299 Nielsen Avenue, Ferndale, WA. Location:
Shire of Shittimwoode (Ferndale, Washington)

Atlantia Celebrated Silver Anniversary with Tourneys

Sir Bryce de Byram of the Kingdom of Atlantia reports on tournament action at the Sapphire Joust event which took place May 27 in Amelia Court House, Virginia. The event celebrated the 25th anniversary of the Kingdom of Atlantia.

Ages of War Photos Online

Viscountess Elashava bas Riva, Seneschal for the Kingdom of Northshield, has posted photos from Ages of War, an event that took place recently in Silfren Mere.

Floods and the Fian: An event report from Pikeman's Pleasure 16

Pikeman’s Pleasure 16 was held June 3, 2006, and Ealdormere correspondent Laird Colyne Stewart brings us this detailed event report.

Sapphire Joust Photos Online

Lord Skorri from the Kingdom of Atlantia has posted photos from the recent Sapphire Joust event.

Join the SCA in Western Australia!

The Bunbury Mail in Bunbury, Western Australia, offers readers the chance to learn about the Middle Ages by joining the recently-created SCA group.

Midrealm Crown Tourney pictures online

Master Phillip the Pilgrim has uploaded pictures of Midrealm's Spring Crown Tourney to his (brand new!) Flickr account.

Zaid and Louise New Heirs to Cynagua

Elinora O'Connor reports that Zaid was the victor of the recent Coronet in the Principality of Cynagua in the Kingdom of the West. He was inspired by Louise.