Rapier Combat

Combat with rapier, schlagger, or similar bladed weapons.

SCA rapier fighters draw crowds at Keokuk ren faire

Armored combat and rapier flighting caught the eye of 14-year-old Dylan Sapp at the recent Tri-State Renaissance Faire in Keokuk, Iowa. "I loved swords before I even knew what they were," he told reporter Jeff Hunt of the Hawk Eye. (photo)

Oertha armored combat and rapier videos online

Merewyn of Ynys reports that she has posted video of bear pit and rapier tourneys from the recent Eskalyan Changeover in Anchorage, Alaska, Principality of Oertha, Kingdom of the West. The videos are available on YouTube.

Caelin on Andrede's photos of Steppes Warlord 2012

Caelin on Andrede reports that he has posted two albums of photos from the 2012 Steppes Warlord which took place recently in the Kingdom of Ansteorra. The photos are available on Flickr.

[ANS] Commander's Crucible

On June 15-17, 2012, the Stronghold of Hellsgate will be holding it's Premier Champion's event, Commander's Crucible. The site is Camp Mabry in Austin, TX.

Champion of St. Boniface videos online

Merewyn of Ynys Taltreath reports that she has posted several videos of the tourney for the Champion of St. Boniface which took place recently in the Principality of Oertha, Kingdom of the West.

[WES] Spring Captaincy

Warmer weather is finally here and so is the time for tourneys!!!! Tourneys, do we ever have tourneys!!! Join us for our annual spring contest to choose a Captain for the Winter's Gate militia and a Rapier Commander for the Winter's Gate Cavaliers.

Pictures from Fool's Folly at Coppertrees

Dragos Pelikanos reports that he has created an album of photos from Fool's Folly which took place recently in the kingdom of AEthelmearc. The photos are available to view on Google.

[WES] See the Sea

Join the Shire of Pavlok Gorod as we celebrate summer at See the Sea!

[MID] Mugmort Melees VII

The Shire of Mugmort Proudly Presents: Mugmort Melees VII: I Do Not Think it Means What You Think it Means Saturday, May 19, 2012

Baronial Investiture and Sworded Affaire photos online

THL Evain Macrae, of the Barony of Fontaine dans Sable in the Outlands, reports that she has created two albums of photos from the recent Baronial Investiture and Sworded Affaire. The photos are available on her public Facebook page.

[OUT] Bards in the Woods

A gathering has been organized for those who want to rejuvenate their spirit and inspire their art. Those who have a love of good music and food, and stories and nature, and spending time with friends and laughter are welcome to attend.

[NOR] ARRG XI

ARRG is back - and this one goes to eleven! Join us for a fully-loaded weekend of fun and fencing!

[ATL] Courtier's Challenge

The Barony of Marinus challenges the Populace of Atlantia to a contest of Wit, Skill, and Charm! Who among you can claim the title of the Perfect Courtier?

[EAS] Northern Region Rapier Champion

The title is up for grabs, the baldric is waiting to be claimed, gather your weapons and present yourself on the fencing field for a chance to be named "The Northern Region Rapier Champion". 

[GLE] Regional Fighter Practice

The Shire of Troll Fen invites one and all to a regional heavy fighter and rapier practice, this coming Sunday, April 29. 10:00 AM or whenever you can get here, lasting until whenever you want to leave.

[ART] Newcomer's Event

We invite you to come join The Barony of Arn Hold as we welcome newcomers to an event geared toward learning about the SCA. Don't think this is JUST for newcomers! We are sure ANYONE from our newest member to the "old hats" can find something new to learn about the Society.

White Hart 2012 photos online

Joseph Piselli reports that he has created an album of photos from White Hart which took place in the Kingdom of AEthelmearc.

Footwear of the Renaissance fighter

John Clements, Director of ARMA (Association for Renaissance Martial Arts), is often asked “What shoes should I train in?” In response, he has written an article on Historical Fencing Footwear available on the group's website. (photos)

Jack Graeme and Thomasina new Baron and Baroness of the Far West

Siobhan reports that Jack Graeme An T'Oban was the victor of the Spring 2012 Coronet in the Palatine Barony of the Far West. The tournament took place in Vale de Draco.

Balfar's Challenge photos online

Cateline la broderesse reports that she has created an album of photos from Balfar's Challenge 2012, which took place recently in the Kingdom of the East. The photos are available on her PicasaWeb site.

SCA Member Wins Fechtschule America 2012 Longsword Tournament

Rob Hunter (Lord Dietrich von Stroheim, of Atlantia) won the 2012 Franco-Belgian Guild Rules Invitational Longsword Tournament, sponsored by Fechtschule America. The tournament was held in Houston, Texas, starting on March 16th.

[WES] Vinhold Baronial Championship

Her Excellency, Aurelia the Meek, invites all combatants to determine the new Champions of the Barony of Vinhold. 

[ART] Regional Fighter Practice

Welcome to Silverkeep on Sunday, April 22, 2012 from 1-7pm at the SOB barn on MSU campus.

Deadly Carnival photos online

Augusto G. reports that he has created an album of photos from the Deadly Carnival event which took place recently in the Kingdom of AEthelmearc. The photos are available on Photobucket.

YouTube video showcases Gulf War XXI rapier melee

Rose Eriksdottir reports that she has posted a video featuring photos from the Rapier Fort Battle at Gulf Wars XXI. The video is available to view on YouTube.

[MID] Middle Kingdom Academy of Defense

The Shire of Ravenslake Presents MKAoD 15: The Middle Kingdom Academy of Defense August 31-September 2, 2012

[LOC] Southron Gaard 30th Year

The Barony of Southron Gaard presents Southron Gaard 30th Year - The Feast of Neptune on April 14, 2012.

[ART] Southern Collegium

Spring has melted the winter snows and has started to warm body and soul. What a better time is there to travel to the ancient Barony of Loch Salann to share your knowledge and learn a new skill at Southern Collegium!

[LOC] New Year's Eve with Masyaf

While the conflict between the South and the Warden may have been resolved, tensions remain, for it seems that someone - we do not know who - may have got a little overexcited and employed an assassin to wreak havoc in the Politarchopolan domain.  Pray join us in fending them off.

[DRA] Collegium of Defence

The Canton of Turmstad, in the ancient Barony of Knights Crossing, would like to invite all who love the art of the flashing blade, this 22nd of June till 24th of June 2012, to come to this year's Collegium of Defence.