Rapier Combat

Combat with rapier, schlagger, or similar bladed weapons.

[EAS] Duello 2010

With winter approaching and the victory of the Pennsic War safely in hand, we must not sit idle and let newly acquired or honed skills atrophy! One of the main tools that led to our victories in the field was the ability of our commanders and experienced fighters to strategize. We must also recognize the important contribution of the many new combatants who helped us win the rapier war points.

[EAL] Winter War 14

The winter months are upon us again. The Pennsic war drums have faded in the distance, and we have contented ourselves with counting our spoils in front of our warm hearth fires. Remember though… somewhere, right now, someone is training harder than you.

[MID] Christmas Tourney XXXIX

Barony of the Flame presents Christmas Tourney XXXIX on December 4th, 2010. Once again, it's time to gather up toys and coats for the Baron's toy tourney. This year, we'll be at a new site, with lots of space for plenty of activities.

Pictures from Jararvellir's Harvest Moot

Viscountess Elashava bas Riva, Kingdom Chronicler of Northshield, reports on and shares photos from the recent Harvest Moot in the Barony of Jararvellir. The photos are available on the Northshield Gallery.

[OUT] Winterwolf 2011

The snow looms close as the lone wolf howls, Winterwolf is coming soon. Heralds will call and the warriors will clash in epic combat.

[DRA] Meadomarsh Thanksgiving

The end of the year draws near and it’s time to look back and think about the help and support that we got from friends far and near. And what would be more fitting as to thank those friends with a weekend of celebration, fun and good company.

[EAL] MegaPractice in Guelph

Der Welfengau is holding the next in a series of large scale fencing practices on Sunday, October 24, 2010 the day after Crown Tourney, at the University of Guelph. These practices are intended to bring a large number of fencers and people with an interest in the martial arts of the SCA
together to share what they know and have fun while doing it.

[ATE] Burning Ship

Do you think you're pirate enough to brave the dreaded Burning Ship, avoid the flames, fight with other pirates and live to tell the tale?? Then join us for Burning Ship tourney!!

SCA entertains crowd in Keokuk

Members of the SCA joined forces with actors to participate in the first Mrs. Ippy Dam Renaissance Faire held recently at Hubinger Landing in Keokuk, Iowa. Jeff Hunt of The Hawk Eye has the story. (photos)

[MID] Road to Canterbury

The Marche of Gwyntarian presents: Road to Canterbury: Pilgrims and Peasants Welcome

[MER] Northern Regional Fighter Practice

I wanted to put this out here, just in case anyone might be up in our neck of the woods on October 17th. The first regional fighter practice held in this round was hosted by Glaedenfeld the day after Tavern Brawl and was a real blast! We hope to have as big or better a turn out up here in Murray!

[AET] Queen's Rapier Championship

Her Royal Majesty has decided that all sly swordsmen (and women) of slashing steel should compete to be Her Royal Champion of the Fence. In order to decide who will fill this prestigious role, She has asked the Shire of Stormsport (Erie, PA) to host a grand tournament on October 9, 2010.

[MER] Talmere Tourney

All ye Meridien Gentles are invited to enjoy and compete in the annual Talmere Tourney. Champions will be crowned in Heavy and Rapier fighting. Prizes will be awarded for Arts and Sciences, and for the talented Bards among you as well.

[GLE] Regional Rapier Practice

I am pleased to announce a regional Rapier fighter practice, to be held in conjunction with the Shire of Wyrmgeist fighter practice on the afternoon of Sunday, October 10, 2010.  If Diamond Wars is out of reach, come play with us instead.

[EAS] St. Eligius A&S Competition & Baronial Birthday

Be welcomed and join the populace of Dragonship Haven, at our Baronial birthday/St Eligius celebration on November 20th at our wonderful new site.

SCA members help with 4H Ren Faire

East Kingdom members of the Society for Creative Anachronism were among the participants at the recent Renaissance Faire in Warren County, New Jersey. NJ.com has the story. (photos)

[WES] Siege Cooking Pirates

Now bend your ear to this! Our beloved shire is under siege from traitorous swivel tongued pirates! We have successfully negotiated a parley, but our pantries are depleted Come and defend our Shire's honor or join the pirates and convince these scurvy knaves they can be defeated!

[WES] Newcomers' Feast

The Shire of Pavlok Gorod invites one and all to attend the Newcomers' Feast: "A Royal Feast in Germany."  Savor the simple yet sophisticated dishes of German cooks of the 15th and 16th centuries.

[EAS] Harvest Moon /K&Q Rattan Champions

The time to celebrate the Harvest Moon approaches and Malagentia calls good gentles from near and far to celebrate with them through archery, rapier, heavy combat, equestrian activities and feasting.  In addition to all our other activities, the event will feature King's and Queen's Rattan Champions tournament!

Clan Wars photos online

Bianca reports that she has created an album of photos from Clan Wars 2010 which took place recently in the Kingdom of the Outlands. The photos are available to view on Facebook.

[WES] Rapier Championship and Mini Collegium

One and all, come join the fun as we celebrate our First Annual Rapier Championship and Mini Collegium. Enjoy the various classes and watch as we choose the first Rapier Champion of Danegeld Tor. It will be a fun filled day for all.

[OUT] Al-Barran Toys 4 Tots Event

Give one gift and hundreds of smiles will follow. Let’s make the world shine with the smiles of children this holiday season and the year to follow. Show the children of al-Barran and the World what generosity feels like.

[ATE] Erud Sulabration

Join us for the annual cookie contest, hardsuit tourney, and rapier tourney.
Tourneys will be mixed weapon styles.

Pennsic XXXIX photos online

Alaxandr MacLochloinn has created a large album of photos taken at Pennsic XXXIX. The photos are available to view on Wordframe.org.

[LOC] Guild Day

We would like to invite you to this year's Guild Day on the 18th of September, 2010 at 1st Toongabbie Scout Hall. The day will be fairly informal and will consist of teaching A&S and fencing classes, socialising and showing off what the varied guilds can do.

WMAinSCA to offer classes at Pennsic 39

The WMAinSCA camp will again be offering a full series of Historical Martial Arts classes at Pennsic War 39 from August 4 - 11, 2010. The schedule includes sessions in longsword, rapier, dagger, poleaxe, and more.

[GLE] Huntsman's Harvest

Come join the Incipient Shire of Coill Fhionnabhann at our first ever event "Huntsman's Harvest"
August 7, 2010.

[DRA] Aros Historical Fencing Camp

The shire of Aros is honoured to yet again host the annual Historic Fencing Camp. Yet again we will have Master Timotheus with us, this time to teach us on the paradox of Defence as understood by George Silver and Master Cernac the Inspired will be instructing us on the teachings of Nicoletto Giganti.

Kings College photos online

Caelin on Andrede has posted an album of photos from Kings College which took place recently in the Kingdom of Ansteorra.  The photos are available on Flickr.

[MER] July Feast

The Shire of Thorngill is proud once again to present July Feast