Armoured Combat

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

St. Paddy's Day Bloodbath Photos Online

Lady Margaret has posted photos from the recent St. Paddy's Day Bloodbath held in the Kingdom of Atlantia.

SCAdian Scholars to Appear at Royal Ontario Museum

Finnvarr de Taahe and Sylard of Eagleshaven, scholars from the Kingdom of Ealdormere, will be presenting in persona as part of the 1st Annual Friends of the Mediaeval Studies Society Symposium at the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto on March 25, 2006.

Whack! Thud! Ow!

Spring is in the air and it is that time of year again. The flora start to blossom, the fauna start to look for mates, and Lady Summer begins to plan her return.  As the weather becomes warmer, the valiant fighters of Drachenwald leave their winter hibernation and take to the field.  The air is full of the cheering of the spectators, the calls of the heralds, and the unmistakable sounds of the heavy fighters - "whack" as rattan strikes rattan, "thud" as a blow lands, and "ow" just before the blow is called good.

Lupercalia Photos Online

Viscountess Elashava bas Riva, Seneschal of the Kingdom of Northshield, attended the Lupercalia event held in Rivenwood Tower (Mankato, MN) on March 04, 2006. She shares her memories and photos.

Even More Estrella XXII Photos Online

Aine ingen Fhinn, of the West Kingdom, has posted a marvelous, large album of Estrella XXII photos on her website.

An Tir War Moot

We now have an official site for the next War moot on Crown Council Weekend! The site is the Westmoreland Park in Portland, Oregon.

Cooper's Crack Good for Fighters!

In an article on the March 15, 2006 edition of NPR's Morning Edition, it was reported that researchers have found that chocolate milk is better for athletes than Gatorade™.

Lochac May Crown Tournament

The populace of Lochac and the Known World are invited to join with the Shire of Bordescros in playing witness to the May Crown tournament to decide the successors to TRM Aedward and Yolande at the conclusion of their upcoming reign.

Gleann Abhann Crown Tourney Photos Online

Lady Barbara Sterling, Gleann Abhann Historian, has posted photos from the recent Spring 2006 Crown Tournament.

Revival Clothing

Revival Clothing offers a complete line of medieval clothing and accessories for ladies and gentlemen as well as well-fitted, historically accurate Gambesons, which are available from stock. Their designs are based on historical patterns and research and are made in authentic fabrics bringing you quality and authenticity at an affordable price. Most colors are in stock and ready for immediate deli

Outlands Members Return from War

Argen Duncan, a reporter for El Defensor Chieftain (Socorro County, New Mexico), experiences the fun and glory of Estrella and the Middle Ages through members of the College of St. Golias.

ARRG 5:Short Boat, Long Ride

Come join us for a ‘swashbuckling adventure around the globe’. Cross blades with friends, old and new, as we ‘travel the Known World’ in search of fame and glory… or maybe a drink? Find out who will be the one to emerge with the most riches, and discover that there really is no place like home…

SCA Centric Podcast

Richard fitzWilliams and Kith the Silent have announced production of an SCA-oriented podcast.

Students Learn About Medieval Life from Caidans

Craig Tenbroeck of the North County Times attended a recent Medieval Festival at Lincoln Middle School in Vista, California where students took part in A&S activities and watched a siege engine contest.

DeCamville Pas d'Armes Photos Online

Martin of Rivenstar shares photos from the DeCamville Pas d'Armes event which took place February 11, 2006 in the Kingdom of the West.

Photos from Hertzkreig Online

Lachlan reports that an album of photos from the recent Hertzkreig event in Svaty Sebesta have been posted to the Unofficial Northshield Photo Gallery.

Bela and Claudia New Outlands Heirs

Her Excellency, Mistress Nadrah of the Kingdom of the Outlands reports that Count Sir Bela Kos defeated Count Sir Hakon af Jorvik in the finals of the Spring 2006 Crown Tourney.

Count Sir Cosmo Craven Victorious in Atenveldt Crown List

Approximately 35 combatants took the field on March 4 in the Atenveldt Crown Tournament, held in the Shire of Burning Sands (Yuma, AZ). His Excellency, Count Sir Cosmo Craven the Elder has triumphed, to become the next Crown Prince of Atenveldt. His Excellency was inspired by his consort, Lady Mary Rose of Burgundy.

Shire of Esfenn to Simulate Armageddon

Leohtulf of the Silver Hills reports that National Geographic will have a team of videographers to film the Shire of Esfenn's fighter practice in Hayward, California March 5, 2006. The practice will be used as footage for the Battle of Armageddon.

PainBank: An SCA-centric podcast

Richard fitzWilliams and Kith the Silent, both from the Midrealm, have inaugurated a podcast series of interest to SCAdians. The PainBank podcasts will feature mostly armoured combat topics initially, but the creators hope to branch out to other topics soon.

More Estrella XXII Photos Online

Baron Wolt of the Kingdom of the West has posted photos from Estrella XXII.

Atlantia Northern Regional War Practice

All stalwart warriors ready to brave wind and ice awaken from your winter slumber and join the first Northern Regional War Practice on Sunday, March 12, 2006.

Count Sir Havordh Victorious in Gleann Ahbann's Second Crown Tourney

Gwendolen reports that Count Sir Havordh was the victor of the recent Second Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of Gleann Ahbann. His Excellency was inspired by his Lady, Countess Mary Grace.

Baron Hemidal Memorial Tournament

http://www.geocities.com/myrtleholt/hemidal.html

Help us honor our fallen hero, Baron Matthew Hemidal. Site opens Friday, June 2, at 3pm. There will be a heavy tournament on Saturday, armor checks at 10am, fighters bring all of your weapons. There will also be an archery tournament on Saturday. The feast begins Saturday evening around 6pm, and will be followed by music and merriment around the fire.

Tourney of Love and Beauty Photos Online

Lord Connor Sinclair de Winterfell has posted photos from the recent Tourney of Love and Beauty which took place in the Kingdom of Atlantia on Barony of Ponte Alto February 18, 2006,

Crown List of Gleann Abhann Announced

Their Majesties Radu and Broinnfinn of the Kingdom of Gleann Ahbann have announced the list of competitors and consorts for Their upcoming Winter Crown Tourney.

Forensic research reveals gladiators fought by the rules

Despite the Roman arena's well-deserved reputation for gladiatorial brutality, forensic examination of the remains of several dozen gladiators found in Turkey reveals that their combat was fought with well-defined rules of engagement.

Heraldic Tourney

Could everyone please note the change of venue for the Heraldic Tourney being help on 12 March AS XXXXX in Abertridwr within the borders of Aneala.

AEthelmearc Spring 2006 Crown Tournament

The Shire of Misty Highlands proudly invites the populace of AEthelmearc to the Spring Crown Tournament on May 13, 2006 at Mason Dixon Park (61 Buckeye Road, Core, WV 26529).

Northern Wolf Tournament

The Shire of Wolfscairn invites one and all to the Northern Wolf Tournament. In beautiful Sonoma County at Finley Park (where the Duchess' War was held last year). It will be this Sunday, February 26, 2006. Armour inspection starts at 11:00 and the tourney will start at noon.