Combat with rapier, schlagger, or similar bladed weapons.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-01-26 10:19
The Starkhafn School of Defense will be offering a Rapier Practicum on March 31 and April 1, 2007 in Starkhafn. The Practicum will be held at the Nevada State Museum and Historical Society in Lorenzi Park, 700 Twin Lakes Drive, Las Vegas, Nevada, 89107. The site will open at 8:00 Saturday morning and close at 5:00, followed immediately by a Social evening at the Museum. The site will open again at 8:00 on Sunday morning, with classes running until 2:00. Instructors will be drawn from Caid, Artemisia and Atenveldt, as well as the West, the Midrealm and An Tir. Location:
Barony of Starkhafn (Las Vegas, Nevada)
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-01-24 15:09
The Northern Shores invites one and all to its annual Regional Practice. This event features melee practices and singles pick-ups for both rattan fighters and fencers. There will be a large day board set up with both drink and food throughout the day. As well there will be classrooms available for those wishing to work on A&S projects. The event takes place in a drill shed (H-104) at the Canadian Forces Garrison St. Jean. Location:
Shire of Le Dragonet (St. Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec)
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-01-17 17:33
This event includes heavy fighting, spear throwing and rapier. This being a prize tourney, there will of course be a number of prizes for each event. Prize details to be announced at a later date. Furthermore, two sumptuous soups will be provided, one vegetarian, one not; plus hot or cold drinks, depending on the weather.
Montaigne du Roi Prize Tourney
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-01-04 13:30
As the cold winter has put nature to sleep, Yuletide brings forth the promise of days growing bigger and the grass awakening from its deep slumber. All and all a perfect time to come and rejoice with the Barony-Marche of the Debatable Lands on its celebration of the Twelfth Night! Their Excellencies, Alonzio and Tatyana will hold their Baronial Court and her Excellency will also choose her Bardic Champion. There will be performances from the Debatable Choir, the Debatable Consort and I Genisii, dancing, a pillow fight (which has now become a 12th night tradition!), an A&S display (run by THL Odriana vander Brugghe, email at firstname.lastname@example.org) with a Yule theme, a fencing tournament, children activities, our Silent Auction and much more to be scheduled! Location:
Barony Marche of the Debatable Lands (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania)
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-01-03 15:12
Come enter the tourney run by Don Jean-Paul Justen Casse and Doña Marion del Oakes, which will decide the next King's and Queen's rapier champions.
There will be space for League of Rapier Academies challenges.
There will be space for pick-up bouts for everyone including those who haven't authorized yet. Loaner gear will be available.
Dance and drum at the Middle Eastern dance and drum courses.
Submitted by Ursula on Sun, 2006-11-26 13:00
This year’s event will be held at the Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds in beautiful Berea, Ohio!
There will be two heated buildings, one for classes, food and merchants and another for combat. Although the buildings will be heated, the walk to and from will not be, so please dress for the weather. Unless it is snowing/raining, we will be having a winter archery range as well. We will be serving an ala carte breakfast, hot lunch and the feast will be Alsace theme based (French/German).
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-11-17 13:29
The chill winds from the North are beginning to blow us on the Journey home and as ye travel from the far reaches of the Kingdom a rumor can be heard far and wide of the Tavern at Kingdom's Edge.
Again this year the Tavern opens its doors to visitors. Hosts Ian Duenbreck
and Lord John MacPherson of Badenoch bid you all welcome. Renowned Chef Lord
Bressil MacCulloch is heating his pots as we speak and a full menu will be
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2006-11-11 12:57
Battle cries blend with street noise in the Incipient Canton of Broken Bridge in New York City as SCA fighters interact with the locals. Village Voice reporter Silke Tudor has the story.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2006-11-04 13:06
Lord Skorri Einarsson has posted photos from the recent War Of The Wings event in the Kingdom of Atlantia on the Smug Mug website.
Submitted by Ursula on Mon, 2006-10-23 20:35
The Shire of Trelac Presents A Day in Ireland
Slainte! Come and join us as we honor the Irish traditions and lore of Samhain, November 3-5 in Water Valley Park. It's only 20 minutes north of San Angelo on Highway 87. There will be feasting, fun and tournaments to honor Her Majesty, Queen Britta, who will be present to help celebrate the harvest! Be on your best behavior, however, as she will also be meting out justice to those who offend her! Be of good cheer, though, for the clergy will be available with indulgences for your sins!
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-10-09 15:21
Thirty years ago, a tall warrior strode out of the wilds of Fredonia. Stopping at the shore of the great Erie Lake, she saw that it was good. So, did Morgan Elandris make the Rhydderich Hael her home. And having no further concern, she and her companions sought adventure in the East. Many wars and feuds did Morgan fight. Honor and fear were heaped upon her name and, in time, she became a Baroness by her own hand.... But that's a different story. Location:
Barony of the Rhydderich Hael (Buffalo, New York)
Submitted by Calvert on Mon, 2006-09-25 15:52
THL Caitlin Deirdre of Errelynn, mka Deirdre Shaw, passed away early Saturday morning, September 23rd, after a three-year battle with breast cancer. She is survived by her parents and her dog Shaina.
Submitted by Ursula on Wed, 2006-09-20 19:45
Come one, come all and enjoy the company and fun of Battle of the Pines!
Graywood has changed sites and has had the joy of designing one tailored to your needs with shaded camping, plenty of room on the list fields, stalls and ready water for the horses, showers for you, and a stone fire pit for evening enjoyment. The site is still semi-primitive but with limited electricity and multiple water sources.
Submitted by Ursula on Mon, 2006-09-18 12:37
An Autumn in France
Saturday, October 7, 2006
Join the Barony of Loch Soilleir as we choose our new rapier, A&S and dance champions!
Compete to be our champion in the fields of Rapier, Youth Rapier, Arts & Sciences, and Dance.
Site: A Community of the Servant-Saviour Presbyterian Church, 11303 Hughes Rd., Houston, TX 77089
Site is wet in period containers only and is also tobacco free.
Submitted by Ursula on Sun, 2006-09-17 22:27
It is said that "all roads lead to Rome" but sometimes there are more interesting stops along the way, such as the wonderful Tuscan city of Florence; the home of Dante, Botticelli, Michelangelo, Galileo, and the Medici family.
The Marche of Gwyntarian is on the road again:
Saturday, November 4th, 10 am - 10 pm
Submitted by mahee_of_acre on Fri, 2006-09-08 21:42
What: a Grand Ithra
When: October 14 & 15
Where: Napavine, WA...
Map to Site
Napavine Senior High School, 404 4th Ave NE, Napavine, WA 98565
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-09-06 09:55
Fun, Fighting, Feasting!! Sad and blue because the Great Western War has been cancelled this year?! Then have no fear!! The Rivenoak Championship Tourney is here! Come join in the revelry and excitement as Baron Coronado and Baroness Jehnene seek a new heavy fighting champion and a new rapier fighting champion!
The Rivenoak Championship Tourney will be held at 5 mile in Bidwell
Park in Chico on Oct. 7th 2006. The site opens at 10 a.m. and closes
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-09-05 11:23
The Outlands premier period combat collegium is returning for AS XLI. This year, by popular demand, we will be bringing back Puck and Mary Curtis to teach Spanish Rapier. On the armored side we are bringing in Roger Siggs who will do a workshop on Intermediate Fiore. If you've attended a few basic Fiore classes and feel you've learned as much as you can from them, you NEED to be here.
Both fighting workshops will be all day long affaires (6 hrs of instruction) so you should come away overstuffed with new knowledge with which to improve your fighting prowess.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-09-01 14:57
Don Duncan Hepburn (Wayne Ross) reports that his car containing his fencing gear was stolen August 28 or 29, 2006 from his home in Dallas, Texas. SCAtoday.net readers are asked to be on the lookout for the stolen gear.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-08-29 09:19
A medieval educational demo for elementary school students in Brisbane, Australia turned bloody when one of the re-enactors was slightly injured by a rapier blade.
Submitted by Ursula on Mon, 2006-08-28 11:07
On August 28, 1549, the Baron d'Aguerre and the Lord of Fendilles fought a duel with bastard swords after quarreling in the King's chamber.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-08-24 15:11
It is that time of the year again! For the past twelve months, Lady Ruth (Helmet Hackforth) has valiantly served my Captain in defense of my ship. The Gardian 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 rougues. The victor will hold the titleof First Mate for the following year. (We will be reporting this event for points towards the Lochac Rapier Championship.) Location:
Barony of Innilgard (Adelaide, Australia)
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-08-02 13:21
The Kingdom of Caid and the Barony of Lyondemere are proud to host the Known World Academy of the Rapier Sept 8-10, 2006 at the Los Angeles Airport Marriot in Los Angeles, California.
Event Pre-registration is now open!
The Deadline for Event Pre-Registration is August 18, 2006. This is also the cutoff for the group booking hotel rate, after that BOTH prices go up. Pre-Reg TODAY, before Pennsic, otherwise you may miss it!
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-07-26 14:28
Come and join The Divines as we frolic amongst the trees in Scotts Valley on Aug. 12 at the Mists Rapier Tourney and Salon.
For non-fighters we have a theme: Come dressed as a 16th C Courtier
masking as a Greek god. Costumes can be pretty simple: wear a chemise
(with a bathing suit under it, perhaps, for modesty) and drape
yourself with garlands. Use your imagination and have fun with the
Submitted by Anonymous on Tue, 2006-07-25 00:15
Don Iago Benitez and THL Alric of the Mists have announced a Feat of Arms on Saturday August 12, 2006 at Pennsic War XXXV.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-07-12 06:27
Ragn Solvi reports that photos taken by Adisa at Oertha's May Revel are now available to view online. The event was sponsored by the Barony of Eskalya.
Submitted by Anonymous on Sun, 2006-07-09 08:31
The Canton of Attilium, in the Barony of Windmasters Hill, Atlantia, helped the Cliffdale Library hold a very successful demo, and Jarel Loveless of the Fayetteville Observer was on hand to cover the story.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2006-07-08 19:10
Tina Forde, Business Editor for the Antelope Valley Press in Palmdale, California, takes a look at a local dance studio which combines modern life interests with the SCA through dance and the martial arts.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-07-05 15:12
The Barony of St. Swithin's Bog proudly presents our annual THREE DAY EVENT! July 14, 15 & 16.
ATTENTION!!! NEW SITE, NEW SITE, NEW SITE! CAMBRIA COUNTY FAIR GROUNDS. THIS SITE IS COMPLETELY HANDICAP ACCESSIBLE.
Site opens on Friday July 14, at 4:00 P.M. and closes Sunday Noon sharp,
anyone left on site after that time becomes the cleanup crew. Troll is
open on Friday from 4:00-10:00 P.M. and will reopen on Saturday from 8:00-
Submitted by louis on Sat, 2006-07-01 15:01
The Sporadic Verses, a series of satirical stories written about imaginary SCA folk, and published in the 1990s in two local newsletters, are offered online for all the world to see.