Stronghold Device

The Stronghold
of Hellsgate


Welcome to the Stronghold of Hellsgate, the Central Texas branch of the Society for Creative Anachronism, Inc. (SCA). Its boundries include Belton, Copperas Cove, Fort Hood, Harker Heights, Killeen, Moody, Salado, and Temple. We serve as the Stronghold for the Barony of Bryn Gwlad, governed by His Excellency Don Ceallach Mac Donal and Her Excellency Helene Dalassene. The Barony's lands comprise part of the larger Kingdom of Ansteorra, which covers parts of Texas and Oklahoma.


The populaces of the Barony of Bryn Gwlad and the Stronghold of Hellsgate are currently in the process of selecting a new Baron and Baroness. To read the candidates' Letters of Intent, click here.

Upcoming Events

Hotter Than Hellsgate

Come out and beat the heat (and your friends) with the Stronghold of Hellsgate!

When:          Saturday, July 1, 2017                   8am - 9pm

Where:         Knights of Columbus Hall          6830 FM 2657 Copperas Cove, TX

Great air-conditioned hall     |     Potluck sideboard     |     Chivalric and Rapier Tournaments      |     Guild showcase     |     Artist Enclave