Rapier Combat

Combat with rapier, schlagger, or similar bladed weapons.

Shava's WW photos and new video online

Viscountess Elashava bas Riva reports that she has posted photo and video from Double Wars, which too place recently in the Kingdom of Northshield. The photos are available on Flickr, while the video can be found on YouTube.

Call for Applications - Office of Society Rapier Marshal

Ritter Asoph Hearts, Society Earl Marshal, has announced that the Board of Directors of the SCA is seeking spplications for the position of Society Rapier Marshal.

Pennsic 42 photos on Northshield Gallery

Jean Quinn-Davis, of the Kingdom of Northshield, reports that she has posted an album of photos from Pennsic XLII. The photos are available on the Northshield Gallery.

A Calontir First at Pennsic 42

This Pennsic the Kingdom of Calontir participated for the first time in the Rapier Champions with fighters who were authorized by Calontir in the form known as Cut and Thrust.

Drachenwald 20 Year photos online

Nicholas reports that he has created an album of photos from the recent celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the Kingdom of Drachenwald. The photos are available to view on Flickr.

Thugs for Jugs at Pennsic 42

Brian de Moray, Free Scholar of the Academie de Espee in the Kingdom of Atlantia reports that a rapier tournament to raise funds and awareness for breast cancer research will take place July 29, 2013 at Pennsic 42. Thugs for Jugs - A breast cancer rapier charity tourney - will be held on the rapier field.

Live from Ansteorra... It's Queen's Champion

Collwyn O'Snowdon of Timeless Photography tried an experiment at the recent Queen's Champion event in the Kingdom of Ansteorra: he uploaded photos from the event - almost live. The results of the experiment can be viewed on his website.

Rapier at Unsung Heroes

Mathurin, from the Kingdom of Calontir, reports that a small album of photos of CalontirSteel shot at the Unsung Heroes event is now available to view on Google+.

[LOC] Axe and Sword Inn

On the 25th of May, the famous Axe and Sword Inn will be open again!

Gulf Wars XXII: "My kid brother thinks I'm crazy"

When interviewed by Donesha Aldridge of WHLT 22 television, Hattiesburg, Mississippi, Gulf Wars Media Specialist Sheila Doughty and rapier fighter Theorn Rutyna spoke about the fun and comradery of the SCA. (video)

[WES] Falcon's Treaty

Rapier fighters, come fight in the Nine Lives and "How Many Thugs Can You Handle?" tournaments.   There will also be an additional tournament specifically for the Ladies.  Guild of Defense Prizes will be fought this day.

[ATL] Night Out of Town

Once again Spring has come to the lovely town of Smeewick. However, over the harsh winter the discontent of the residents has been discussed over mead and beer on cold nights. The conversation increasingly turned to their displeasure at being the object of frequent raids and troubles. These fine folk have whipped themselves into a fervor and have decided to go out and exact some revenge on those who have seen fit to torment them!

[WES] Southern Shores Newcomers Event

Greetings!!! Come join us for our annual Newcomers event at Memorial Park in Cupertino. In addition to our 1st year, 2nd year, and open tournaments, we will also have numerous classes as well as a Rapier tournament.

[WES] Fantastic Fairytale Fete X

My Lords and Ladies, join us as we celebrate the tenth annual Fantastic Fairytale Fete: a celebration of tales from all cultures. 

[ANS] Eldern Hills Baronial Championship XXXV

Eldern Baronial is March 29 - 31. We will be choosing our Baronial Champions in Chivarlic, Rapier and Archery. Fighters: At Her
Excellency discretion, there will be one round in the championship that you will have a rabbit as your off hand weapon.

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.


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.