Armoured Combat

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

Large Album of Gulf Wars Photos Online

Lady Cassandra of the Kingdom of Calontir reports that Ursus of Anglesy has posted nearly 800 photos from Gulf Wars XV.

Principality of the Mists 2006 Spring Coronet

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Rorik, by Right of Arms, Prince, and Peza, by Grace and Beauty, Princess, invite one and all to a Grand Tournament on the slopes of Mt. Hamilton to determine Their Heirs and Successors. Sharpen your blades and polish your armor, break out your banners, and brush up your skills.

http://mists.westkingdom.org/SpringCoronet2006.shtml Location:
Principality of the Mists (Grant Ranch on Mt. Hamilton, California)

Radnor of Gildemar Victorious in West Kingdom Crown Tourney

Duke Radnor of Gildemar was the winner of the March 25, 2006 West Kingdom Crown Tournament. He was inspired by his lady, Duchess Ysabeau of Guildemar.

Medieval Fair Impresses Salisbury Reporter

Jim McNally of the Salisbury (North Carolina) Post checks out a Medieval Fair sponsored by the Canton of Salesberie Glen and learns about life in the SCA.

Tournaments of Renown & Septentrian Fight Practice Photos Online

Eirik Andersen has posted photos from Their Royal Majesties of Ealdormere's Tournaments of Renown and the Septentrian Fight Practice on the Two Ravens website.

Fighter's School XIII Photos Online

Her Excellency Viscountess Elashava bas Riva, Seneschal for the Kingdom of Northshield, shares photos and memories from Fighter's School XIII and the Investiture of Sir Alexandre and Viscountess Morgan as the 3rd Baron & Baroness of Windhaven.

Mountain Mayhem II

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Oyez, Oyez You are cordially invited to a VERY informal event, Mountain Mayhem! There will be Fun, Mayhem, and Madness for all who attend. Yes, we will have fighting for both heavy and light, bring your blue and green cards please. Yes, we will have an A&S showing and competition by populace choice. Yes, the kids will have lots to do. Yes, we will have dancing and the pursuit of the gentler arts. And of course some other surprises will be in store, concocted by the fiendish, and fecund mind of Viscount Sterling, also known as the High Sheriff of Naughtiness. Warning! Be prepared for bizarre and strange activities! DO bring your cash, as this is a fund raising event for Caerthe's Incipient Canton of Bloodstone Keep. DO bring your vendettas, as this is a great place for the populace to witness justice. Don't bring your fancy pants, as this is going to be Denver in April and an outdoor site. Do bring shade, hats, sunscreen, chairs, and a fun attitude! Location:
Incipient Canton of Bloodstone Keep (Littleton, Colorado)

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.