Rapier Combat

Combat with rapier, schlagger, or similar bladed weapons.

Midrealm's Val Day photos online

Master Phillip the Pilgrim reports that he has created an album of photos from Val Day 2013, which took place recently in the Middle Kingdom. The photos are available to view on Flickr.

[LOC] A Little Bit of Rapier

Enjoy a day focussed on the Art of Defence! Training and classes will start at 9 am with a light lunch provided at noon.
More classes and training to follow, then the Baronial Rapier Tourney will commence at 4 pm.

[WES] Eskalyan Cherry Blossom

Greetings to the wonderful populace of Oertha!  I invite you, one and all, to join us in celebration of the coming of spring and the Cherry Blossom Festival.

Pennsic battle schedule announced

Master Feral von Halstern, reporting for the East Kingdom Gazzette, announces the Pennsic Battle Schedule for the upcoming War.

[NOR] Provost Challenge

All are welcome at Western Northshield's premier rapier event. The event focuses around a long tournament format designed to challenge advanced and new fencers alike!

[ATE] Cut and Thrust

Come one, come all ~ witness the thrilling rapier battles of the notorious Vitalian Brotherhood, as they desperately defend their territory against the invading Teutonic Knights! There will be a GRAND PRIZE to the victor! The last standing fighter, be he or she Brotherhood or Teutonic Knight!

[ATL] Nottinghill Coill Baronial Birthday & Investiture

For 33 years, Nottinghill Coill has been one of the bedrocks of Atlantia, and home to some of the best people in the Knowne World.
Today, as we celebrate those 33 years, there is sadness as we say farewell to our beloved Baronage, Geldamar and Etain, and there is joy, happiness, and excitement as we welcome our new Baronage.

[LOC] Valentine's Italian Masquerade & Baronial Championship

In the warmth of a summer afternoon, join the Baron & Baroness of Politarchopolis for an al fresco masquerade to celebrate St Valentine and a new Baronial Champion!

Pirates battle in Castel Rouge

Robin Kyrke shares a video of a "marvelous fighting tourney" recorded at the Barony of Castel Rouge's Pirates Ravage the Plains event which took place January 19, 2013 in the Kingdom of Northshield.

[NOR] Regional Rapier Practice

As war approaches, we prepare ourselves to take the field of battle. Please come and join us hone your melee skills at the UW Madison Stock Pavilion on Sunday February 17, 2013 the day after Fighting in the Shade 3.

[MID] NORAD

NORAD (Northern Oaken Academy of Defense) Hosted by the Marche of Thistle with the assistance of the Blades of Brendoken

[EAS] King's and Queen's Rapier Championship

It has been many years since the Eastern Masters of Defence travelled north to test their courage and endurance in the cold reaches of the north. Their Majesties Edward and Thyra, along with Don Donovan Shinnock and Baron Jean-Paul Ducasse, challenge the Eastern Fencing Populous to a tourney of skill and courtesy to choose the next Champions of Defence of the East.

[AET] Feast of the Seven Deadly Sins / Investiture

A Day with the Borgias – a festival in Renaissance Italy at the cross of the 15th and 16th centuries, featuring Delftwood’s 10th Baronial Investiture.

[ANS] Candlemas

Their Excellencies, Master Phelim Gervese and Mistress Myfanwy ferch Eifion, Baron and Baroness of Bryn Gwald, invite you to celebrate Candlemas with us on February 2, 2013, and be part of the championship of the Arts and Sciences in the finest Barony in the land!

[CAI] Practicum of the Sword VII

Practicum of the Sword VII is soon upon us. Come celebrate its 7th "Birthday" on Saturday, March 16th and Sunday March 17th of 2013.

[GLE] Winter Wonders XXVII

Come and celebrate a Winter Festival with Ardanroe! We will have something for everyone. Spend the day on the field with the valiant fighters of our Kingdom and cheer them on in the heavy and rapier tournaments including our popular Crest Tournament and a TOC qualifier tournament.

[GLE] Regional Fighter Practice

With the kind consent of Shire Wyrmgeist, the Order of the Queens Blade announces a regional fighter practice, heavy and rapier. We specifically invite those who would like to learn to fence.  Beginner and intermediate rapier instruction will be available for adults and youths.

[CAI] Gyldenholt Unbelted Tournament

The Barons of Gyldenholt invite you to join them in celebrating the skill, valor, and the honor of the Unbelted Armored Combat Fighters of Caid. Gyldenholt's Annual Unbelted Tournament will once again be held at Pacifica High School (6851 Lampson Ave, Garden Grove, CA 92845) on January 19, 2012.

[ATL] Feast of Saint Andrew

The Canton of Tear-Sea's Shore may lie in the Lowcountry, but, as winter nears, its heart turns towards the Highlands.  Once again, we invite to you to “Go Gael!” and join us at the Feast of Saint Andrew on the weekend before the winter solstice.   The site, the Colleton Saddle Club in Walterboro, South Carolina, opens at 10 a.m. and closes at 10 p.m. on Saturday, 15 December, 2012.

Shadowcon XVII

Once again, the Shadow Legion hosts it's own Sci-Fi/SCA/con in Grey Niche (Memphis, TN.) It will be held from January 4-6, 2013 at the lovely Airport Conference Hotel near the corner of I-40 and I-55.

There will be Gaming! There will be a Masquarade! There will be panels, Movies, Anime, and more! Fencing! Fighting! Food! More Gaming!!

[OUT] Soft Grand Opening and Toys for Tots Tournaments

We would like to invite you to join us for an evening of fun and camaraderie.

[ATE] A Day in Vahalla

Once we invited you to Dante’s Inferno - now we invite you to heaven!  Valhalla, a place of legend, a place where only the best fighters unite with Odin to prepare for Ragnarok.  Join the Barony of Twin Moons in celebration on Saturday, December 8th, 2012 from 10 am to 5 pm at Chuparosa Park, 2400 S. Dobson Road, Chandler, AZ, 85244. 

[WES] Yule

Welcome, one and all to our Annual Celebration of Midwinter Solstice and Yule!! Join us for a day of warmth and merrymaking as we fend off the terrible cold outside.

[ANS] War College 2013

The Barony of Raven's Fort will be holding a War College at The Stones February 15th - 17th, 2013.  Gate will open at 5 pm on the 15th.  This will be one of the last chances to get authorized before Gulf Wars in our area.

[NOR] Fighters Retreat

Canton of Blachemere hosts Fighters Retreat December 15, 2012.

[LOC] Red and White

Annual Red and White Tourney and picnic. First tourney of the year, heavy and rapier combat vie for the Willoughby Vale championship.

[EAS] East Kingdom Regional Fencing Practice

On Sunday, January 13, 2013, the Barony of Carolingia will be hosting another EK Regional Fencing Practice from 11am to 5pm.

[WES] Crystalmist Yule Feast

The Shire of Crystalmist, Cynagua’s northern border guard, welcomes all to their annual Yule Feast.  This year’s feast promises to be a special occasion, as Their Highnesses grace us with Their presence.

[LOC] Toys for Tots

Aneala presents Toys for Tots

I say, is that a sword you're carrying...

Fans of rapier combat and regency romance will appreciate a short film by Leo Burton. The Duel At Blood Creek is the winner of several short film awards. [OOP and PG13]