The Barony of Politarchopolis

The Society for Creative Anachronism in Canberra, Australia

Ultimate Fighter March 22nd

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The fighters

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Baron Aonghus receiving a tassel for winning the Tourney.

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Lord Lorcan receiving a tassel for winning the Fencing Tourney

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Fencing Tourney

Other pictures from the day:

 

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Newly Authorised

Congratulations to all those who have recently worked very hard to authorise.

We have:

Fencing

– Wolfgang

 

Combat Archery

– Eyfura

-Havelok

 

Heavy Combat

– Cosimo

 

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Havelok who also received his AOA.

 

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Eyfura, madly keen on combat archery

 

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Wolfgang who not only authorised Fencing, but did so as a SCA youth.

 

 

 

 

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Cosimo enjoying Wednesday night practices.

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The Outcome of the War

Fellow Politarchopolans,

By now you might be aware, the news from Saturday’s war against the Mongol hordes is twofold:

Firstly I regret to say that our loyal forces were bested on the battlefield. Enthusiastic and courageous, our army rained arrows and blows upon the invaders that did us proud. However, fortune favoured our enemy and we have paid tribute to save all that we hold dear.

Secondly, good news! Politarchopolis is now part of an exciting and quickly growing empire, with fantastic prospects in trade and culture.

Long live the Khan!
Long live the Yeke Khatun!
Long live Lochac!

– Baron Crispin, Baroness Joan

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This Weekend

Fellow Politarchopolans,

This Saturday the hordes swoop down upon us, with every expectation of adding Politarchopolis to their empire.

However, little do they know that we are forewarned through the efforts of our scouts (and also the event notice on Facebook and here on the baronial website).

Where: Tuggeranong Archery Club, 299 Soward Way, Greenway ACT

9am: Site Opens for set up
10am: Opening Court
10:30am-12: War session 1
12pm-1pm: Lunch
1pm-2:30: War session 2
3pm: Closing Court
4pm: Site Closes

Thus we shall meet them fully prepared and send the Khan and Katun away empty handed. And all in time for the next Ultimate Fighter tournaments on Sunday from 10am at Ainslie Scout Hall.

See you there!

– Baron Crispin

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Newcomer’s Feast and Baronial Championships March 2015

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Lord Otto was the winner of the Heavy tourney.

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Lord Lorccan Ruadh was the Victor of the Fencing Tourney and was named Baronial Champion.

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Sir Ysambart was declared the new Heavy Champion. Daeg, is the newest baronial guard and Lord Lorccan, the new Fencing Champion.

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Sir Ysambart and Daeg being called up in court.

 

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Lady Ida received a cup for being undefeated with a spoon

 

Thank you to THL Caera for her pictures and insights.

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Interview with the Baronial Fencing Champion 2014

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Interview with the Baronial Heavy Champion 2014

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Next Ultimate Fighter Tournament – 22 March 2014

Hi everyone,

the next date for Ultimate Fighter (Glaive round) is the 22nd of March 2015.  There was some confusion regarding the date.  Their Majesties are likely to be in attendance so please join us to celebrate skill at arms and grace on the field.

Anne

Seneschal

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Great starts for Foundations of Combat and Beginner’s Rapier

Last Sunday saw the Barony’s Foundations of Combat Intake 1 class and Beginner’s Rapier class kick off for 2015.

It was wonderful to see both classes so well attended.  We hope all participants have a brilliant time building their skills.  Next Sunday sees an Ultimate Fighter Tournament prior to class so feel free to come along early and watch the Barony’s more experienced fighters and fencers take the tournament field!  Opens at 10.

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Change of Venue & Times for Valentines Event 28 February

Hi everyone, Due to a very slow response from ACT parks and a slightly stressed out and overwhelmed steward we can no longer hold the event at Nara Park. The new location is the scout hall in Ainslie, our usual training park
NEW LOCATION: Ainslie Scout Hall, corner of Ebden St and Hassall St, Ainslie ACT 2602.
NEW TIME: 12PM TO 4PM
Please spread the message FAR AND WIDE!!!

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