Rapier Combat

Combat with rapier, schlagger, or similar bladed weapons.

[ANS] Squires & Cadets

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Unto all those who are not yet a Knight or Don/Doña, you are cordially invited to join the White Belts and White Scarves, who will be gathering from all over Ansteorra to watch which of you will be honored as the Best Overall Chivalric Entrant and Best Overall Rapier Entrant.

Historically, Squires & Cadets has provided a showcase for non-White Belted, non-White Scarved individuals to demonstrate not only their fighting skills, but also their knowledge of courtly graces. This Location:
Baronies of Loch Soilleir & Stargate (Hockley, Texas)

White Shield photos online

Brigit the Chaste reports that she has posted an album of photos from the recent White Shield event in the Kingdom of the West.

[OUT] Sworded Affair

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Ahoy Mateys! Their Excellencies, Qara Gan and Ceara, invite the mighty Rapier fighters to join them for a day of clashing swords. Shiver me Timbers! The autocrats have put together a mighty fine list of tournaments. Join us for a Bar Room Brawl. Find out why all the Rum is gone. Play a game of Pirate Dice or Walk the Plank and Find yerself in Davy Jones Locker.

Sworded Affair Dead Men Tell No Tales Location:
Barony of La Fontaine des (Farmington, New Mexico)

Order of the White Gate fighter tutorials online

Anna de Byxe has discovered a selection of tutorial films designed to teach fighting techniques on the Order of the White Gate website. The short films are rated to allow users to build on their expertise.

[ART] Barony of Sentinels' Keep Arts and Sciences Competition and Rapier Tournament

description:
War is over! (at least for another year) As our fighters make their way home and slowly nurse their wounds and heal their aches; consorts, family and friends entertain themselves with various projects of the arts and sciences nature. Many days (and nights) have been filled with spinning and weaving, hammering and polishing, scribing and painting, boiling and baking, stitching and b-----ing? (blush) Location:
Barony of Sentinels' Keep (Missoula, Montana)

[AET] Coronation of Khalek and Branwyn

description:
The Canton of Beau Fleuve is pleased to announce that the Coronation of Khalek and Branwyn will be held in the Canton on the 12th of April at Camp Kenan.

Fleetly o’er the steppe come the strong winds of change, heralding our new King and Queen, Khalek and Branwyn. Call goes forth for the horsemen to gather in celebration of Their Coronation. The Canton of Beau Fleuve welcomes all to Camp Kenan, on the shores of beautiful Lake Ontario on April 12, 2008, located at 8571 Lower Lake Road , Barker, NY 14012 Location:
Canton of Beau Fleuve (Barker, New York)

Shava's pictures from Fighters' School

Viscountess Elashava bas Riva reports on and shares photos from the recent Fighers' School in the Barony of Windhaven (Northshield).

[CAI] Black Oak Lodge 2008: Canterbury Tales

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We invite you to make the pilgrimage into the mountains of Santa Barbara for a weekend of feasting and fighting, storytelling and merry-making. The Bard of Darach competition is open to all the bards. Join us for their wit and words. Armoured Combat and Rapier fighters will have tournaments along with other contests and activities for non-fighters.

Activities
Be sure to visit the reliquaries of the "saints of the SCA". Many a fighter owes their continuing intelligence to St. Helm de Freon the patron saint of armourers, and autocrats pray to St. Helia de Hands for last minute volunteers. Visit the roadside shrines to these and other "saints" on your way through our Canterbury Tales. Location:
Shire of Darach (Buellton, California)

[EAS] Northern Region Rapier Academy & Champion's Tourney

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Come join us for a revival of Northern Region Rapier Academy. Captain Christian Woolfe is organizing a morning of classes for all skill levels.

A tournament to determine the first Northern Region Champion of Fence will be held in the afternoon.

Please join us for a day of fencing & socializing, and enjoy a light mid-day day board prepared by our Province's talented cooks.

Anyone interested in teaching classes should contact Captain Christian Location:
Province of Malagentia (Saco, Maine)

[ART] Sentinels' Keep Arts and Sciences Competition and Rapier Tournament

description:
War is over! As our fighters make their way home and slowly nurse their wounds and heal their aches; consorts, family and friends entertain themselves with various projects of the arts and sciences nature. Many days (and nights) have been filled with spinning and weaving, hammering and polishing, scribing and painting, boiling and baking, stitching and b-----ing?(blush)

Now it is time for all clans, tribes and families to come together in the Location:
Barony of Sentinels' Keep (Missoula, Montana)

[WES] February Collegium

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Join the Barony of Selviergard as we host our second Baronial Collegium. There will be an hour set aside for a brown bag lunch in the middle of the day. No food will be provided, so please bring your own!

Date: Sat., February 9, 2007
Site: Mat-Su College, Mile 2 Trunk Rd, Palmer, AK
Open/Close: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Site Fees:
No site fee required, donations will be gratefully Location:
Barony of Selviergard (Palmer, Alaska)

[OUT] Snowball Tourney

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The sound of WAR drums are getting closer and our great armies of the Outlands are preparing for battle. In the quest to help our fellow warrior lass Mistress Royce the barony of al-Barran will be hosting a Snowball tourney for heavy and light weapons fighters in the spirit of fighting and melee.

The list will open at 10am on Sunday, 1/27 at Baatan Park and lay on will happen at 11am. It is a donation minimum of 3$ to enter the tourney. Come bring your best weapons of choice and let the fun begin. Location:
Barony of al-Barran (Albuquerque, New Mexico)

Four-day intensive war training event to be held in An Tir in April

An Tir, long known for great parties, A&S and some of the best one-on-one fighters around, is finally coming around to the rest of the Known Worlde in trying to actually train War Units, offering a four-day intensive war training event called "Art of War."

[ANT] Art of War

description:
An Tir, long known for great parties, A&S and some of the best one-on-one fighters around, is finally coming around to the rest of the Known Worlde in trying to actually train War Units.

They are holding a 4 day Intensive War Training Event called "Art of War" The main instructors will be from outside of An Tir: Master John the Pell from The East/AEthelmearc, Sir Straum from Midrealm, Count Sir Balin from Caid and Mistress Isabeau and Master Joseph (the Event Stewards from Estrella War). Others to be added. Location:
An Tir (see web site)

[CAI] Practicum of the Sword

description:
Starkhafn's School of Defence presents the second annual Practicum of the Sword for students of the Arte of Defence, and Chivalric combat, we welcome you to two days of classes on the historic masters of sword play!

Site:
Nevada Museum & Historical Society at Lorenzi Park
700 Twin Lakes Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89107

Fees:
$10 for members (+$3 non-members)
Includes Lunch and Revel Saturday Evening Location:
Barony of Starkhafn (Las Vegas, Nevada)

[ATL] Ponte Alto Baronial Investiture

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The time is Italy in the mid-14th century. Come join us for a day celebrating the joys of this time. Display your expertise in the arts; demonstrate your music and storytelling skills. Join others on the fighting field and pledge your devotion to your lord or lady.

Martial Activities:
Armored and rapier fighting will take place in the Equestrian Barn throughout the day. This is an enclosed building, but dress for warmth. Location:
Barony of Ponte Alto (Leesburg, Virginia)

[OUT] War Practice

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With only a few short weeks until War, now is the time to band together on the field of combat. His Excellency Sir Qara Gan requests all Heavy Fighters to join him on the battle field in preparation for WAR. Do you hear that sounds, my friends? Those are the drums of war that you here. And while they may seem faint now, I assure that it will not be long until War is upon us!!!

WAR Practice
January 20, 2008 Location:
Barony of Fontaine dans Sable (Farmington New Mexico)

[ATL] Southern Regional War Practice

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"War is a dish best served cold." It also requires endless practice. Therefore the Canton of Aire Faucon and the Order of Saint Aiden do hereby invite one and all to the Southern Regional War Practice to be held at the Pumpkin Center Club House, 2735 Clubhouse Rd, Lincolnton, NC 28092.

Southern Regional War Practice
February 16, 2008
Pumpkin Center Club House, Lincolnton, NC
Site Fees: $5/person. For that $5 you get: Location:
Canton of Aire Faucon (Lincolnton, North Carolina)

Known World Academy of the Rapier report and photos

Viscountess Elashava bas Riva reports on and shares photos from the recent Known World Academy of Rapier which took place in the Kingdom of Northshield November 30-December 2, 2007.

[AET] Feast of the Seven Deadly Sins

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See sins, swashbuckling and spice at the Feast of The Seven Deadly Sins as the Barony of Delftwood celebrates the Silk Road on February 16, 2008! Come join us at a site not visited in many years, May Memorial Unitarian Universalist Church in Dewitt, NY, where we will offer you a variety of pleasures from the Near and Far East including a hoffla, a Japanese tea ceremony, a Japanese dayboard, and a Feast starting in China and working westward to Europe through the removes. Location:
Barony of Delftwood (Dewitt, New York)

Rapier Academy photos online

Dona Alessandra Bentivegna da Faenza, called Yasmina reports that Baron Steffan has posted an album of photos from the recent Rapier Academy in the Kingdom of AEthelmearc.

[WES] Vino Comperio Veritas Venator

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We invite you to come and share the day with us as our Noble Equestrian Hunters compete for the Title of "Venator!" of the Caer Darths 1st "Vino Challenge Course!" After which expect a "sport" challenge!

Don't have a horse?! You can still participate in the Hunt! We will have a Rapier Tournament! to celebrate the "Glory of the Hunt!" There will be a Spear and Javelin throwing competition! - Show off your prowess! The equestrian challenge course will be made up of obstacles that a Huntercould face while trying to complete a Quest Hunt! Location:
Barony of Caer Darth (Santa Cruz, California)

"Amazingly lifelike paintings" (AKA photos) of Tourney by the Loch online

Lord Collwyn O'Snowdon of the Kingdom of Ansteorra has posted an album of "amazingly lifelike paintings" from Ansteorra's Tourney by the Loch event.

Pillage on the Plains IV photos online

Eirikr Bjarnylr has posted an album of photos from the recent Pillage on the Plains IV event which took place in the Kingdom of Meridies.

[OUT] Fontaine Toy Box

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Greetings Unto the Mighty Outlands, Qara Gan and Ceara, Baron and Baroness of Fontaine dans Sable, extend greetings and invite all to come and enjoy the fun at our Toy Box Event. This year Fontaine is honoured to serve Sara's House.

Fontaine Toy Box
Saturday November 17, 2007
Minium Park
200 N Park Ave Aztec, NM 87410
10am-5pm

Autocrat:
Lady Anna Katherine von Teltge (Anna Kinney) Location:
Barony of Fontaine dans Sable (Aztec, New Mexico)

Western Washington WMA Workshop 2008

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Once again the Academia della Spada is pleased to host its third western martial arts weekend workshop. We extend a friendly invitation to all students and scholars of western martial arts, eastern martial arts, and modern fencing to join us in Seattle, WA for another three day intensive workshop on the traditional & historical martial arts of Europe.

4W 2008 will continue to offer the highest level of dedicated instruction from acknowledged professionals in their field. Participants will have the opportunity to attend an historical feast to relax, socialize, and stuff themselves with sumptuous victuals. Location:
Academia della Spada (Seattle, Washington)

Arizona newspaper shares shots from SCA demo

Jeffry Scott, photographer for the Arizona Daily Star shares a slideshow of photos from a recent demo by the College of St. Felix on the University of Arizona campus.

[AET] Rhydderich Hael Baronial Investiture

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The populace of the Rhydderich Hael announces the election of a new Baron. THL Caleb Reynolds has been chosen as successor to Their Excellencies Baron William Freskyn Murray and Baroness Katherine Kiersey, and we wish to celebrate the passing of the Coronet.

The investure of our new Baron will take place on Saturday, December 15th, 2007, at the Universal Unitarian Church at 6320 Main Street, Williamsville, New York 14221. Site opens at 9:00 AM, and closes at 10:00 PM. Court begins at 10:00 AM. Location:
Barony of Rhydderich Hael (Williamsville, New York)

[MID] Afternoon of Fun

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Happy All Hallows Eve! Come and join the fun! Fun, food and prizes for all! We are planning a GREAT SCA Event. Come and help us celebrate All Hallows Eve!!!

  • Rapier And Heavy Combat
  • Archery Shoots All Day
  • Youth Boffer
  • Scavenger Hunt
  • Drummers and Dancers Welcomed

http://eastwatch.org/aof/index.php

Directions Location:
Shire of Eastwatch (Burton, Ohio)

Defender of the Fort XXV photos online

Lord Collwyn O'Snowdon reports that he has posted an album of photos from the recent Defender of the Fort XXV event which took place in the Kingdom of Ansteorra.