Combat with rapier, schlagger, or similar bladed weapons.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-10-15 10:58
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.
Academia della Spada (Seattle, Washington)
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2007-10-07 09:27
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.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-10-04 20:21
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.
Barony of Rhydderich Hael (Williamsville, New York)
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-10-02 17:08
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
Shire of Eastwatch (Burton, Ohio)
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2007-09-30 15:32
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.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-09-29 15:12
Their Majesties Hauoc and Ginevra invite the populace to join them in witnessing the selection of Their Heirs in beautiful Tres Pinos, California.
There will be a grand Carnival/Performing Arts festival
and many artisans of Their Realm shall perform and
play and be a part of the festival. It will begin at 11am
in conjunction with the Queen's Tea.
Site will open at noon on Friday and close at 4:00pm
West Kingdom (Tres Pinos, California)
Submitted by Brian de Morray on Wed, 2007-09-26 19:44
Baron Morvran Corbet de la Flamme, Knight of Atlantia, was victorious for a third time in a unique tournament held in the Barony of Lochmere recently.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-09-12 19:46
Adam Ingram has posted an album of photos and videos from the recent Baronial Birthday celebration in the Barony of the Secred Stone (Atlantia).
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-09-11 12:07
The Barony of Thescorre is pleased to announce the return of the Rapier
Academy! Join us on Saturday, November 17, 2007 at the breathtaking
Main Street Armory (900 E. Main St. Rochester NY 14605) for a day of learning, fighting, comaradie and fun!
The site will be open from 9am
until 9pm, with first classes beginning at 10am. The site has limited
handicapped accessibility, it is extremely wet, and there will be
Barony of Thescorre (Rochester, New York)
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-08-28 16:58
It is that time of the year again. For the past twelve months, Lord Tostig
has valiantly served my Captain in defense of my ship. The Guardian will now be requiring a new and loyal First Mate whose job it is to protect the Captain and the Ship. The First Mate will be chosen by means of a Rapier Tourney, defending the ship from all rogues. The victor will hold the title of First Mate for the following year.
Barony of Innilgard (Adelaide, South Australia)
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-08-28 15:22
The Barony of Nordskogen is hosting the Known World Academy of Rapier on
November 30th - December 2nd. We would love to see the entire Northshield
Rapier community in attendance. We would like to see the entire Kingdom of
Northshield in attendance (Hey it's Northshield, we like to get toghether
for any reason).
The pre-registration fees increase as the event date gets closer. In order
to get the $25 weekend pre-registration rate, your forms must be postmarked
Barony of Nordskogen (Minneapolis, Minnesota)
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-08-20 15:04
Australian Historical Swordplay Conference 2007: German Medieval & Renaissance Martial Arts
Saturday 22nd to Monday 24th September
Greensbourough Secondary College,
Victoria,Greensbrough, Victoria, Australia
The AHSF Conference 07 website is up. You can find it here:
The Con will cost $185 for early birds. The price will rise, so sign up
Australian Historical Swordplay Federation (Greensbrough, Australia)
Submitted by Isabeau dAquitaine on Tue, 2007-08-14 21:50
Henri le Juif and Arabella Gotokirke have posted photos of the recent Leodamus of Thebes tourney in Calafia.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-08-14 12:07
Patrick Anderson, President of the Society for Creative Anachronism, Inc., has announced that the SCA is seeking candidates for the position of Deputy Society Marshal for Rapier.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-07-23 14:00
The Fluffy Duck Tavern is once again offering an easy evening of relaxed
company. Wander in after the day is done and sample the talents of
Politarchopolis' Brewers and good wholesome food. Stay a while and pit our
wits and your purse against others in the Tavern or just sit in the corner
and enjoy the entertainment.
Prizes for the evening are best Brew as judged by all, and best
Barony of Politarchopolis (Charnwood, ACT)
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-07-18 16:06
Come one, come all! The Barony of Lyondemere invites all good gentles to join us on July 21st as we celebrate our anniversary. Come and enjoy the fighting, fun, and revelling with us.
Calle Mayor Middle School
4800 Calle Mayor, Torrance, CA 90505
Take your favorite freeway to the I-110 southbound. South of the I-10
interchange, south of the CA-91 interchange, south of the I-405
Barony of Lyondemere (Torrance, California)
Submitted by Russell Fitzpatrick on Mon, 2007-07-16 17:23
Midsummer is a time to celebrate the bounty of the warm season and all of its pleasures. The Shire of Crystal Crags invites you to our inaugural summer event, RAVEN'S FAIRE! Come play with us as we enjoy a weekend of lighthearted games and competition. Keep cool in the summer sun with our water balloon melee and the soothing Wall O' Mist. Camping sites are available for the weekend.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-07-13 11:29
As the war drums fade in the distance we look to the return of the ice dragon and find our larders empty. Come help us fill them. Bend your bow and raise your spear and help fell the wild beasts amongst the rocks.
Troll opens at 9 am and closes at 5 pm on August 25
Site fee is $ 8 for adults and $ 5 for children and under 5 free as usual the nonmember surcharge of $ 3 will apply
Shire of Black Water (Bradford, Pennsylvania)
Submitted by Nikulai on Thu, 2007-07-05 12:13
You have been called into judgment by the seven Vices for pride...the first step on the path of the vices. Come enjoy a seven course feast while you watch the Vices and Virtues compete to win you over.
Farm Ventures (Person County Group Home) - 363 Jerry Dixon Rd, Leasburg, NC
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-07-02 18:13
Young observers called for blood recently during a rapier demonstration at the Mancos Renaissance Faire, a two-day affair sponsored by the Mancos Public Library and featuring members of the local SCA group. Katie Burford of the Durango (Colorado) Herald had the story.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-06-12 14:46
This weekend will be a fun-filled event with a three-person team competition. Each team will be a random draw and consist of an archer, a heavy fighter, and a fencer.
28011 WCR 56
Kersey, CO 80644 (THIS IS A CHANGE FROM LAST YEAR)
Fees: Whole weekend: $15.00 for adults, $10.00 for children (15 and
under), Kids 5 and under are free. Day-Trippers $10.00 per day. The
Barony of Caerthe (Kersey, Colorado)
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-05-23 13:10
SAGAN IS COMING! SAGAN IS COMING!! IT IS TRAINING TIME AGAIN!
Heavy and Rapier fighters:
Mark your Calendars for Friday July 27th , Saturday July 28th, and Sunday July 29th.
This is a continuation of what we studied last year with Sir Sagan.
I have posted the notes from his last visit to the Oerthan List under "Files".
It is recommended that you access these notes as a refresher, and study up. That way we can take full advantage of his training in the limited time frame.
Eskalya (Anchorage, Alaska)
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-05-21 20:50
Lord Gawin der Fuchs has posted an album of photos from the recent Candlelight Camp event in the Kingdom of Gleann Abhann.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-05-15 09:03
Lady Margrethe reports that Lady Gellis has posted two albums of photos from the recent Beltane Coronation in the Kingdom of the West.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-05-10 18:27
Lord Julio reports that a Northshield "first" took place recently at Provost Challenge when he and Master Kevin made use of "Cut and Thrust" during a rapier tournament. Toshikage explains the technique.
Submitted by Karen on Wed, 2007-04-25 12:33
Sports psychologists believe that fencing can actually improve math skills, perhaps because it improves a perception of geometric shapes.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-04-23 09:43
Antonio Felluci has announced that he has posted a small album of photos from the recent Coronation in the Kingdom of Atlantia.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-04-11 08:13
Lord Yves de Fortanier has posted an article on the website The Rotunda detailing the Table Method for running tournament lists.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-04-07 15:43
Come to picturesque Quintavia for a Spring Day of bards, dancing, fencing, thrown weapons, feasting and fun!
Bards come sing a song or tell a tale we will have a day of sharing and practice for the evenings festivities. Dancers come and twirl around the beautiful tavern fair. Those who prefer to throw things, like axes and the like will have space outside for thrown weapons competition. Also plenty of room for gaming! Bring your favorite period games and teach us how to play! There will also be a ‘serf’ auction where you can bid to have your own personal servant for the feast in the evening.
Quintavia (Bolton , Massachusetts)
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-04-02 15:18
Jade of Starfall, inspired by Kaaren Hakonsdottir, was the winner of the March 24, 2007 Crown Tourney in the Kingdom of the West, one of the highlights of a weekend-long event which also featured the first Western Rapier Champion Tourney