Rapier Combat

Combat with rapier, schlagger, or similar bladed weapons.

Medieval Studies Conference Seeking Papers

The 41st International Congress in Medieval Studies, to be held May 4-7, 2006 in Kalamazoo, Michigan, is calling for papers to be presented. This year's theme is: The Pen and the Sword: Medieval Martial Arts in Cultural Context.

Siege of Talonvale

The Shire of Talonvale invites you to help them break their siege at The Siege of Talonvale, July 8-10, 2005, in Leslie, Michigan.

Please see the event site for more details:
http://www.midrealm.org/talonvale/siege.html

This event will be a Regional Rapier War Practice.

Instructors Needed for Known World Academy of the Rapier

THL Christopher MacConing, Assistant Dean of Classes for the Known World Academy of the Rapier, is seeking instructors for the upcoming event to be held in the Kingdom of Atlantia November 11-13, 2005.

Rapier Rules for the Pennsic War

Warder Lazarus Gauge has posted rules for rapier fighting at the Pennsic War.

Robert Talbot and Tristan der Facheltrager Battle for Northshield's Princess' Sleeve

Don Simon Morcar reports on Princesses' Sleeve Tourney, which took place recently in the Kingdom of Northshield.

Gulf War Rapier Photos Online

Lady Elizabeth Wren of Windhaven in Northshield photographed rapier activities at the recent Gulf War.

Something's Afoot in Myrkfaelinn

Spring is here, that glorious time when the good people of Myrkfaelinn come out of their abodes, look at the sky, and wonder... how many more months of snow are left? Follow the muddy footprints to our wonderful hall for a day of fighting, fencing, and dancing. Fancy footwork and feets of arms aside, there will be a special challenge for the day. So be forewarned, my lords and ladies, and prepare yourself to speak trippingly on the tongue for some boot-licking fun!

Champion of Aethelmearc Tourney & Queen's Rapier ChampionsTourney

The Shire of Heronter wishes to invite the most Sylvan Kingdom of Aethelmearc to our fair shire for Their Royal Highnesses, Malcom & Tessa's, Champion of Aethelmearc Tourney and Queen's Rapier Champions Tourney!

Sapphire Joust VI

As winter fades and spring begins to blossom, young warriors yearn to test their mettle on the tourney field. Nothing is more glorious than to fight for one so fair and comely, who inspires great acts of chivalry and unparalleled honor upon the field. The annual Sapphire Joust held in the Barony of Caer Mear calls all fighters to come and test their skills in the tourney.

Rent a Don III

The Shire of Mynydd Gwyn is proud to announce the continuation of Rent a Don.

Tournament of the White Hart

The Shire of Port Oasis invites all courtly lovers and fighters to the 9th Tournament of the White Hart, to be held February 25 - 27, 2005, at the Cabell County 4-H Camp, 6040 Booten Creek Road, Barboursville, WV.

Outlands White Scarf Talan Andolini injured in car accident

Talan Andolini, White Scarf of the Outlands, has been injured in a very serious car accident.

Gallowglass Academy

The Gallowglass Academy is a professional martial arts school that provides classes on rapier, schlager, and fencing combat techniques. They also offer modern-world self-defense classes in martial arts and firearms.

An Tir Queen lauds new Rapier Champion

At the Kingdom of An Tir's recent 12th Night Coronation, many fine fighters vied for the honour of winning the right to be designated the Queen's Rapier Champion. The winner was Monsigneur Prospere de Montsegur, of the Barony of Lionsgate, Tir Righ, An Tir.

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Amazonia Enterprises

Amazonia Enterprises, also known as "Swords by James the Just", provides rapier weaponry and protective gear suitable for use in the SCA and other groups.

Stone Dog Inn III: Sea Beggars' Brawl

Geuzen? You haven't heard of De Geuzen? 16th Century? Eighty Year War between the seven provinces of the Netherlands and Spain? Still nothing? OK, then how about privateers plundering in the name of William the Silent? Still nothing? Fine, we'll just call them "Sea-Beggars".

An Dun Theine Winter Collegium

A Medieval and Renaissance Arts Collegium will be held January 15th, 2005, at the University of Alabama — Huntsville.

12th Night

It is my pleasure to announce the Barony Marche of the Debatable Lands' 12th Night event to be held on Sunday, January 9th, from Noon until 8PM at the Carnegie Mellon University Campus, University Center, Peter-Wright-McKenna Rooms (Pittsburgh, PA.)

King and Queens Rapier Champions

The tourney, to choose the King and Queens Rapier Champions of Their Royal Majesties, Sir Thorson Halvorsen and Baroness Svava Thorgeirsdottir, shall take place in the Shire of l'Ile du Dragon Dormant, on the Twenty Second Day of January, AS XXXIX (CE 2005).

Season of the Wolf XIII

Oyez!! Oyez!! Season of the Wolf XIII is on its way.

Fencers Compete for Princess' Sleeve in Northshield

Brother Aleksandros, scribe to THL Aleksandr Vasilevych Lev, sends this report on the recent Northshield Rapier Academy in the Barony of Castel Rouge.

Oertha to Host Tattershall Symposium

The Principality of Oertha will play host to instructors from the Tattershall School of Defense Saturday and Sunday, Nov 13 and 14th 2004 at the CBA building in Chugiak, Alaska.

Oerthan Tattershall Symposium

Please join Oertha as she hosts 3 instructors from the Tattershall School of Defense.

Daffodil Tournament XXVIII

On March 19, 2005, the Barony of Seagirt will host the 28th Daffodil Tournament to choose the Defender of Seagirt (rattan) and the Captain of the Grenadiers (Rapier).

Bring Out Your Dead

Bring out yer dead! Join the Independent Dominion of Myrkfaelinn on November 20, 2004 to celebrate the Black Death by fighting, fencing, and feasting... Why? Because we're not dead yet!

Cracked Anvil Collegium VIII

We are pleased to announce the Smythkepe Rapier Defender Tournament will be held February 19th AS XXXIX at the Shire of Smythkepe's Cracked Anvil Collegium.

An Tir Coronation & 12th Night

Come join the celebration. The Shire of Shittimwoode invites you to attend as AnTir's Royal Majesties Thorin and Dagmaer pass on the Coronets and Thrones of AnTir in time honored fashion to their heirs, Their Royal Highness Skeggi and Taisiia.

Photos from Ansteorran Queen's Champion Tournament

Lady Sabine le Curter has once again provided an incredible collection of photographs from the Ansteorran Queen's Champion Tournament hosted by the Barony of Northkeep.

Renaissance Horse Faire & Nottinghill Coill Baronial Fighter Practice

The Barony of Nottinghill Coill will be participating with the Union County Horsemen's Association at their Renaissance Horse Faire as a demo for the Barony.