Rapier Combat

Combat with rapier, schlagger, or similar bladed weapons.

[ANS] Protectorate XXXII

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Their Excellencies, Donnchadh Beag mac Griogair and Muriel ingen Gille Crist do bid all warm greetings and are pleased to invite all the populace of the known world to Namron's Protectorate!

This year, as every year, courageous warriors from around the kingdom and the known world will compete to be named Protector of Namron. Three champions will be selected by way of honorable combat. One protector each will be selected in the arts of Armored Combat, Rapier Combat and Equestrian Combat. Location:
Barony of Namron (Cleveland, Oklahoma)

[EAS] Fall Harvest

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Come one, come all, be you from one of the many far away shires or baronies of the knowne worlde, or one of our very own citizens of the sleeping dragon, the Baronie of l'ile du Dragon Dormant is opening its doors to help celebrate the 23rd annual Fall Harvest on Saturday, October 18th, 2008, at the Centre Communautaire de Verchères, in Verchères, Québec.

The event will be a multi-faceted affair, and will feature the Northern Shores Regional Rapier Championship from the morning leading into the afternoon, and will be run by the current and exiting Champion, Don Cosmano. Letters of intent will be required, and must be received by no later than October 10th. Send all intents to: cosmano@wolfstar.ca Location:
Barony of L'ile du Dragon Dormant (Verchères, Quebec)

[ART] Wee Bit 'O Scotland

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http://www.myscaphotos.com/2k8Scotland_Nov_15.html

This day will include the highland games, a heavy tournament, a rapier tournament, games and classes.

The armored tournament is Damsel in Distress, the rapier tournament is save the Damsel from the mystical creatures and the highland games will include the caber toss, the hammer toss and others surprises. Location:
Boise, Idaho (Arn Hold, Artemisia)

Museum Comes to Life

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Join other local re-enactment groups in showing the denizens of the noble city of Boise what we do!

Share your passion of history with other willing victims!

http://www.myscaphotos.com/2k8museumdemo.html

There will be three armored tournaments throughout the day. These will include The Baronial Warlord Tourney (The format will be at the whim of the Baron and Baroness), Fortune /Misfortune Tourney (Bring your toys and spin to win?), and the return of the ever popular Cake or Death! Location:
Julia Davis Park in Boise, ID (Arh Hold, Artemisia)

SCA profile now playing on Current.com

A Baron in Artemisia, a.k.a. Dave Jones, details his involvement with the Society for Creative Anachronism. From his early fascination with history in Texas to full armor fighting in Missoula, Montana, the Baron describes the overall philosophy behind the Society for Creative Anachronism.

En garde: beware the BBQ sword!

Looking for the perfect gift for the SCAdian fencer? How about a BBQ Sword, a twin-pronged cooking fork with a rapier handle.

[NOR] Northshield Rapier Academy

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The Shire of Korsvag will be hosting Northshield Rapier Academy on Saturday, September 6th, AS 43.

Where : Oak Grove Park, Fargo, ND (directions and a map on the linked page)
When : Site opens at 9 AM and closes at 9 PM
What : A day of study and practice of the Art of Defense. Join us for a variety of classes for the seasoned fencer as well as those who have never picked up a schlager. Lists will be available for pick-up bouts as well as sheltered space for hanging out and socializing. Location:
Shire of Korsvag (Fargo, North Dakota)

[NOR] Art-ic Madness

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This event is intended to be a fun get together of people interested in the Arts and Sciences to share and learn about different types of Arts and Sciences and get ideas and feed back. This is not an Arts and Sciences competition but instead a forum of sorts to learn, teach, and share with each other. There will also be a fighting demo on Friday where we hope to have both rapier and heavy fighting. This will be on the University of Minnesota campus and is intended to get the attention of students and show off the fun things we do. Location:
College of Tor Aerie

[AET] Hideaway Homecoming

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The Forests of Hornwood hold many dangerous animals on four feet...and on two. After the war, fleeing mercenaries and defeated warriors infiltrate our shire, pillaging what spoils they can find and causing great scenes of discord. Join with us, The Shire of Hornwood, on September 6th from 9am until 8pm in our efforts to clear out the rabble and fill our larders for the coming winter. The promise of great rewards awaits you at our Hideaway Homecoming! Location:
Shire of Hornwood (Brockport Pennsylvania)

[ANS] Central Regional Rapier Academy

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The Central Region is pleased to present the Central Regional Rapier Academy October 26th in Athens, TX.

The site has indoor and outdoor venues in which to teach. If you wish to teach a class in our Historic Swordplay track, please contact Lord Corvin at kevwilson@swbell.net. Location:
Dragonsfire Tor (Athens, Texas)

Dons in space!

Richard Garriott, known in the Kingdom of Ansteorra as Don Shamino, will become the next space tourist when he blasts off in the fall of 2008 aboard a Russian Soyuz spacecraft for a 10-day stay on the International Space Station.

More Queen's Champion photos and video online

Marie Giroux reports that her lord husband, James the Fletcher, has posted photos and video from the recent Ansteorra Queens Champion event.

Queen's Champion photos online

Lady Brenna MacDonald reports that she has created an album of photos from the recent Queen's Champion event in the Kingdom of Ansteorra.

Lady Mary photos now online

Lord Alexander reports that he has created several albums of photos from the Kingdom of Ealdormere's Lady Mary event. They are available to view on the Two Ravens website.

Stierbach's Tenth Birthday Photos

Alan has posted photos from the recent Tenth Anniversary event in the Barony of Stierbach (Kingdom of Atlantia) on his Flickr account.

2008 Murder Melee photos now on line

Lord Alexander has posted several albums of photos from the recent Murder Melee event in the Kingdom of Ealdormere on the Two Ravens website.

[WES] 25th Annual Protectorate Tournament

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Fighters, let your consorts inspire your to greater valor and chivalry, all to make them this year's Lady ( or Laddie! ) of Love and Beauty! This year's Protectorate Tourney is only open to local fighters, but the Prize Tourney is open to all. There will also be a Rapier Tourney. All Protectorate entrants must have their consorts present to be eligible, per Crown Tournament Rules.

What: 25th Annual Protectorate Tournament Location:
Canton of Borderwinds (Santa Maria, California)

[AET] AEthelmearc Coronation

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The Coronation of Christopher Rawlyns and Morgen of Rye will be held on September 20th in the Shire of Heronter. In addition to the Last Court of Khalek and Branwyn, and the Coronation and First Court of Christopher and Morgen, the day will include tournaments to select the new Rapier Champion, Youth Combat Champion, and a competition at which Christopher and Morgen will select their Arts and Sciences Champion. Location:
Shire of Heronter (Randolph, New York)

Moorish Tavern 2008 photos online

Berwyn has posted an album of photos from the Moorish Tavern event which took place recently in the Kingdom of Northshield.

[MID] Known World Academy of the Rapier

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The Barony of Fenix and the Middle Kingdom are pleased to host the 2008 Known World Academy of the Rapier!

There will be classes for historical rapier combat, classes for SCA rapier combat, classes for A&S of interest to late-period personae, tournaments for all levels of skill and interest! There will be parties to meet and greet your fellow Courtiers. There will be a field trip to the Frazier Arms an Armory Museum - an official depository from the British Royal Armories. Location:
Barony of Fenix (Fort Mitchell, Kentucky)

[WES] Volcanalia

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The Romans sacrificed annually to Vulcan, god of fire, so that he would avert harmful fires from their crops. Vulcan is considered to be the manufacturer of armor for the gods and heroes; he also made the thrones for the other gods on Mount Olympus. Come join the Shire of Hrafnafjordr as we fight, feast, and build fire.

The tourneys will be gladiator style, with Roman weapons. Rapier is more than welcome. Arts and Science competition will be most creative fire (materials will be provided on site). Feast meat will be provided, please bring your favorite Roman dish to share. There is plenty room for camping. Location:
Shire of Hrafnafjordr (Kenai, Alaska)

[AET] Scribes, Fighters & Fencers

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Oh My. What a combo. Scribes come and work on your current projects or learn from some of the Kingdom's finest scribes. In attendance will be Mistress Antoinette de la Croix, Mistress Kris Gilibari, THL Gianna di Auriolo to name a few. For the Fighters and Fencers we have some fun things planned. New fighters and fencers this is the last scheduled event where you can authorize for Pennsic. We will have the marshals available and the appropriate paperwork. Location:
Shire of Gryffyn's Keep (Murrysville, Pennsylvania)

Photos from Sapphire Joust online

Belphoebe has posted an album of photos from the recent Sapphire Joust event in the Kingdom of Atlantia.

Bordermarch Baronials photo album online

Lord Phocas of Bordermarch has posted an album of photos from Bordermarch Baronials which took place recently in the Kingdom of Ansteorra.

[NOR] Day of Fencing

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Day of Fencing: Bank the Booty, Bury the Bodies. Hosted by the Shire of Silfren Mere August 23, 2008

The Plummer House
1091 Plummer Lane SW
Rochester, MN 55901

Schedule:

Site opens at:
8 am for setup teams and Royalty and retinue
9 am for populace
10 am fighters assemble for instruction
10:30 Populace assembles for instruction
11 am Fighting begins, lunch is available, spontaneous A&S circles form... Location:
Shire of Silfren Mere (Rochester, Minnesota)

Shava's photos of..... ARRG

No, we weren't just eaten by a monster! Viscountess Elashava bas Riva of the Kingdom of Northshield really does have photos and a report from ARRG VII, which took place recently in the Barony of Jararvellir.

[ATL] Scribal Workshop

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The next scribal workshop will be held on Saturday June 14th from 11 am until 4 pm at my home in Hodges, SC. As usual, we will hold a workshop for the scribal arts.

Lucien will have fencing practice outside. This time we will also be hosting a SCA "Swap Meet". (Thanks to Bri and Marla who suggested this!) Bring out your unwanted or unneeded SCA gear, jewelry, pretty much anything and swap or sell it to a new home where it can get a new life! Finally, this is an Ordes weekend, so come prepared to enjoy the fare at our very own local English Pub. We attend in Garb, so pack accordingly! Location:
Hodges, South Carolina

[EAS] St. Sebastian's Fair

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Robin in the greenwood is … and he wants us to join him. On May 10 we will return to the grounds of the Limerick Bowmen for a fair celebrating the flight of the arrow. (This year, no snow!)

Archery activities will include a roving range (including, we hope, a running deer), royal rounds, practice areas and novelty shoots.

We will also have thrown weapons and fencing.

There are both a hall and an outdoor shelter for those not shooting to gather to visit, game, or ply their crafts. Artisans are encouraged to bring projects to work on and share. (Bring tables and chairs). Merchants are most welcome (no charge above gate fees), with merchants of goods related to Archery, Thrown Weapons and the Fence given preference if space becomes an issue. Location:
Shire of Hartshorn-dale (Schwenksville, Pennsylvania)

West Kingdom scholar wins Fulbright Scholarship

Pachomius Oneshoe reports that West Kingdom resident Lady Gabriela D'Avila (Mary Curtis) has won a prestigious Fulbright Scholarship to study in Spain.

[EAL] Rapier War College

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Rapier War College (Where fencers learn melee fighting skills)

Saturday May 3, 2008

Scholar's Hall
888 Trillium Dr.
Kitchener, Ontario

9:30 Doors Open, coffee & snacks
10:00 In class session
11:30 Pizza Lunch
12:30 Armour up & fence
~6:00 Doors close

Autocrats: Sir Edward the Red and Countess Rylyn Buchanan Mark and Beth Patchett Location:
Canton of Bryniau Twywnnog (Kitchener, Ontario)