Marshal

Marshals supervise martial activities including armoured and rapier combat, archery, thrown weapons, and equestrian

New Society officers named

Leslie Vaughn, Chairman, Board of Directors, SCA, Inc., reports that there will be several changeovers in Society offices early in 2012.

Announcement for the position of Society Marshal

Thomas W. Hughes, President of the Society for Creative Anachronism, Inc., has announced that Board of Directors is seeking applicants for the position of Society Marshal. 

New marking convention for minors in armored combat with adults

Sir Tristen Sexwulf, Earl Marshal of the Kingdom of AEthelmearc, reports on new conventions for marking minor involved in armored combat with adults.

Bellatrix Fighting School

Duke Paul of Bellatrix, modernly known as Paul Porter, has long been regarded as one of the foremost authorities on SCA-style armoured combat. In addition to the in-person training he has provided to many fighters over the years, His Grace has created an extensive web site offering detailed instructions on his trademark fighting style.

Under Armour recalls athletic cups, citing potential injury hazard

Under Armour, manufacturer of a line of athletic garments popular with SCA martial participants, has recalled over 200 thousand athletic cups because they may break under stress and cause injury.

Estrella War Armored Combat Marshallate Guidelines and Combat Conventions

Dame Anita de Challis, SCA Internal Publicity Deputy for Estrella War XXV, has posted the Estrella War Armored Combat Marshallate Guidelines and Combat Conventions online.

Dom Duarte Goncalves de Montes, newest Companion of the Pelican in Drachenwald

At the Raglan event in Drachenwald, Genevieve la flechiere witnessed the vigil and elevation of Dom Duarte Goncalves de Montes to the Order of the Pelican.

Position Open: Society Marshal

Patrick Anderson, President of the Society for Creative Anachronism, Inc., has announced that Board of Directors is seeking applicants for the position of Society Marshal.

Gulf Wars armored combat descriptions online

The Kingdom of Ansteorra Marshalate has posted detailed descriptions of various battles to take place at the upcoming Gulf Wars.

Estrella War XXIV: Marshals and Waterbearers Needed

Duchess Katerina O'Callaghan reports that marshals and waterbearers are needed for the upcoming Estrella War XXIV which takes place February 12-18, 2008.

Proposal for the Study and Education of Historical Combat Techniques within the SCA

From the Office of the Society Minister for Arts and Sciences comes a proposal to "to create a place in the SCA where the study, teaching, and (controlled) demonstration of historical combat techniques and practices have a home society-wide."

Board seeks commentary on proposed policy change for youth combat

Meg Baron, SCA President, reports that the Board of Directors is seeking comments on a proposed Corpora change involving combat authorizations for minors.

Board of Directors Comments on Outlands Crown Tourney Investigation

An investigation's results have led the BoD to comment publicly on the invalidation of the recent Outlands Crown Tourney. Duke Tomüki, victor in that tournament, has been suspended from martial activities and censured by the Board.

Outlands Earl Marshall elaborates on Crown Tourney situation

Sir Lavan Longwalker, the Earl Marshall of the Kingdom of Outlands, has published an explanation of how a fighter who was technically not authorized entered and then won the recent Crown Tournament.

New waiver for equestrian activities in the SCA

Meg Baron, President of the SCA, announces a new liability waiver for equestrian activities in the SCA.

Combat Archery Survey

The Society Marshal for Combat Archery is wishing to have as many Combat Archers as possible answer a small survey for her about yourself and the equipment you use, to get a general feel for these things across the Society.

Comments Sought on Draft of the New "Missile Combat Handbook"

The Deputy Society Marshal for Combat Archery, Tessa the Huntress, is looking for comments and suggestions from fighters and marshals on the new draft of the "Missile Combat Handbook."

Reform of Marshallate Proposed to Board of Directors

Master William de Montegilt has proposed changes to the structure of the Marshallate within the SCA regarding safety and equipment standards for combat-related activities.

Youth Boffer Combat at Pennsic War

Master Sean o'Shaughnessy, Midrealm Kingdom Marshal for Youth Combat, will be the Pennsic XXXII Youth Combat Marshal. Boffer combat sessions have been scheduled for the War.

Armorless Combat Explored in Historic Swordsmanship Study

A draft of a proposal to allow the study of Historic Swordsmanship techniques for heavy and light SCA fighting is now online.

Tournament How-To Links

This week Aoife shares her annotated list of links dealing with Medieval Tournaments.

Drachenwald Sidesword Program Launched

Cernac the Celt has announced that the Drachenwald Sidesword Program has been formally launched.

Youth Marshals to be Trained in AEthelmearc

Baron Daniel Lightfoot, Chancellor of the Youth Martial Academy of Aethelmearc, has put out a call for Youth Marshal trainees.

Ealdormere Earl Marshal Seeks Comments on Siege Weapons Rules

A draft for the proposed Siege Weapons Rules for the Kingdom of Ealdormere is now available online.