Armoured Combat

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

Martino and Ariel New Heirs to Calontir Throne

Maerwynn of Holme, who hails from Caer Galen in the Outlands, reports that Martino and Ariel are the new Prince and Princess of Calontir.

Tir-y-Don's 30th Baronial Birthday Pictures Online

Lord Auric von Regensburg, Webminister for the Barony of Tir-y-Don in Lochac, has announced that photos from the recent 30th birthday celebration of the Barony are now available online.

Damascus Library Patrons Learn About the Middle Ages

Alicia McGee, reporter for the Gazette, writes about the recent Renaissance Faire at Damascus Public Library in Montgomery County, Maryland.

The Iron Rose: Women Warriors, Past and Present

Turning away from the gentle arts for a moment, Dame Aoife this week offers links dedicated to the ladies in the SCA and in historical times who meet men as equals on the field of honorable combat.

Darius Victorious in East Kingdom Crown Tourney

Lady Glynis Gwynedd, Baronial Harper for the Barony of Highland Foorde in Atlantia, witnessed the recent Crown Tournament in the East Kingdom and reports that Duke Darius and Duchess Roxane are the new Prince and Princess of the East.

Atlantia's Tournament of Chivalry Photos Online

Lord Connor Sinclair de Winterfell has announced that photos taken at the Kingdom of Atlantia's Spring 2005 Tournament of Chivalry are now available online.

Calontir Crown List Announced

Seonaid has announced the names of the combatants and their consorts for the Kingdom of Calontir's Crown Tourney to be held May 7, 2005 in the Shire of Deodar (Walker, Iowa).

War Practice

Lions Gate welcomes all of Tir Righ to our annual War Practice, held as usual on the day after our May Bardic.

Sigmundr Victorious in Insulae Draconis Viceroy Tourney

Raphe Cuthbert reports that Sigmundr, fighting for Sagadis, was the victor of the April 23, 2005 Viceroy Tournament which took place in the Shire of Mynydd Gwyn.

Sport of Kings: Academy of Armored Combat

The Barony of Three Mountains warmly welcomes and invites you to attend the premier armored combat teaching event of the Known World!

Study Warns: Over-Hydration Can Kill

A study published in a recent edition of The New England Journal of Medicine warns athletes and runners that vast amounts of water or sports drinks can be lethal.

Northshield Crown Tourney Combatants Announced

Viscountess Elashava bas Riva, Seneschal for the Kingdom of Northshield, has announced the combatants and consorts for the Kingdom's Crown Tourney to be held May 14, 2005 in Shattered Oak.

Beit Aryeh Hosts Successful Event

Yehoshua ben Hayyam, Seneschal of the Incipient Shire of Beit Aryeh in Israel, reports that the recent Beit Aryeh Purim Sudah event was a great success.

More West Kingdom Crown Tourney Photos Online

Her Majesty Constantina of the West Kingdom has posted photos from the Kingdom's recent Crown Tournament.

SCA Rattan “Walking Stick

Jenna of SouthWind reports on some of the challenges faced by those serving in the military abroad, including the shipment of rattan in a care package.

Photos from West Kingdom Crown Tournament

Esmeralda of the Lakes has posted her collection of photographs from the recent West Kingdom Crown Tournament the Darkling Design gallery.

Thorfin and Geirdis New Heirs to West Kingdom

Count Thorfin of Rivenoak, aka "The Cruel," inspired by Geirdis inn Farhagri Valsdottir, was victorious in the recent West Kingdom Crown Tourney.

Lilies War Theme and Commanders Announced

Their Majesties Tristram and Katrine of Calontir have announced the theme and commanders for Lilies War XIX, which will take place June 10-19, 2005 in the Barony of Forgotten Sea.

"Conquerors" Features SCA Members

Several SCA members from the west coast of the United States were prominently featured in The Conquerors, a new program which premiered on the History Channel in March 2005.

May Day Melees

This May Day Melees will be held on Saturday, May 7th, in one of Santa Fe's spacious parks: Ragle Park, on the corner of Zia Road and Yucca Street (the park with all the baseball fields).

Something's Afoot in Myrkfaelinn

Spring is here, that glorious time when the good people of Myrkfaelinn come out of their abodes, look at the sky, and wonder... how many more months of snow are left? Follow the muddy footprints to our wonderful hall for a day of fighting, fencing, and dancing. Fancy footwork and feets of arms aside, there will be a special challenge for the day. So be forewarned, my lords and ladies, and prepare yourself to speak trippingly on the tongue for some boot-licking fun!

Berek Victorious in Summits Coronet

Finngall McKetterick, Herald for the Principality of the Summits, reports that Berek, inspired by Liesel, was victorious in the Principality's recent Coronet.

Fort Battle at Gulf War XIV

HL Chiara has posted a nice photo album from Gulf Wars, with photos taken by her and by Maggie MacPherson.

Champion of Aethelmearc Tourney & Queen's Rapier ChampionsTourney

The Shire of Heronter wishes to invite the most Sylvan Kingdom of Aethelmearc to our fair shire for Their Royal Highnesses, Malcom & Tessa's, Champion of Aethelmearc Tourney and Queen's Rapier Champions Tourney!

Sapphire Joust VI

As winter fades and spring begins to blossom, young warriors yearn to test their mettle on the tourney field. Nothing is more glorious than to fight for one so fair and comely, who inspires great acts of chivalry and unparalleled honor upon the field. The annual Sapphire Joust held in the Barony of Caer Mear calls all fighters to come and test their skills in the tourney.

Photos of Drachenwald Crown tournament

A superb photo album from the recent Drachenwald Crown Tournament, held at a lovely castle site, is available online.

Sir Cadogan and Mistress Eufemia, heirs of Drachenwald

Genevieve la flechiere, Schwarzdrachen herald in Drachenwald, provides a detailed report on the noble contest to determine the new Royal Heirs in that fair Kingdom.

New Email List SCA Tacticians

A new email list focuses on the Strategy and Tactics of SCA Combat as well as ancient and medieval research sources.

Snowed Inn IV photos online

Eirik Andersen's photos from Snowed Inn are now available on Tworavens.org.

Arizona Republic: It's Good to be the King of Atenveldt!

Reporter Scott Craven of the Arizona Republic looks at what makes a king in the world of the SCA when he covers the Kingdom of Atenveldt's upcoming Crown Tournament.