Rapier Combat

Combat with rapier, schlagger, or similar bladed weapons.

Midrealm Fall 2011 Coronation photos online

Tarmach ben Yehuda al-Khazar reports that he has posted several albums of photos from TRM Eikbrandr and Runa which took place October 15, 2011 in the Middle Kingdom. The photos are available on Shutterfly.

Toowoomba meets the Middle Ages

"Ralph Picton loves to dress up, play swords, eat with his hands and learn about the lords and ladies of days gone by," writes Megan Masters in a piece for the Toowoomba Chronicle (Queensland, Australia) about one of the members of the local SCA group. (photos)

Video features Canton of Montagne du Roi

A two-minute video, produced by Elizeth Labega, chronicles armoured and rapier combat as well as a lady being fitted for garb by a merchant.

News views combat in AEthelmearc

Seneschal Brian Newman, Marcus Stendahl and Dorinda Courtine-White, of the Shire of Heronter in Western New York, introduce viewers of Time Warner Cable News 8 to the SCA in a three-part video magazine entitled VIP Chautauqua.

[WES] Selviergard Yule

Come join Selviergard for a day of festivities, fun and frivolity! Their Majesties Rolf and Aurora will be there to celebrate the season with Their Highnesses Rurik Varyag and Trava. Let us commemorate the day for Their pleasure. This is the perfect time to break out the Byzantine garb!

[AET] Rapier and Costuming Academy

The Barony-Marche of the Debatable lands invites one and all to escape the winter weather and join us for a day dedicated to the arts of Rapier and Costuming on December 3, 2011, at the Pittsburgh Chinese Church, 8711 Old Perry Highway, Pittsburgh, PA 15237.

[OUT] Fighter practice in Plattefordham

The Shire of Plattefordham would like to invite one and all to our Northern Outlands, Middle of Nowhere, Defenders of the Northern Boarders, Armpit of Insanity, indoor fighter practice on November 19, 2011!!! 

Ansteorra's Queen's Champion photos online

Lady Sara de la Val reports that she has created an album of photos from Queen's Champion, which took place recently in the Kingdom of Ansteorra. The photos are available on Flickr.

Open Fencing in NYC

The Association for Historical Fencing will host an open fencing time on Sunday Nov. 13, 2011 in New York City. All fencers are welcome to come and fence between the hours of 2pm and 6pm for a $10 floor fee.

[MER] Mobile Renaissance Faire SCA Demo

Mobile Renaissance Faire SCA Information Sheet

Photos of the Coronation of Gregor and Kiena

Cateline la broderesse reports that she has posted an album of photos from the Coronation of Gregor and Kiena which took place recently in the Kingdom of the East. The photos are available on PicasaWeb.

Introducing Clinton War

Spend seven minutes with some happy campers as Ronin of the Freehold introduces the eastern Kingdoms to the wonders of Clinton War, one of the largest SCA events in Canada. The video, on YouTube, is accompanied by music.

[AET] Facshing

Come join the barony of Endless Hills for a day of fighting, games, songs and theater. We will be having a tourney to determine our new baronial Rapier champion. All members of the barony are invited to bring their blades and compete.

[LOC] Guards! Guards!

The Barony of Krae Glas, in conjunction with the College of Saint Monica's presents a series of challenges to determine the Baronial Captain of the City Watch.

[AET] Fabric, Fiber, Fighting, Fencing, etc (FFF IX)

The Shire of ACG will host the ninth annual textile symposium on the weekend of November 18-20, 2011, at the Sieg Conference Center located on Narrows Road in Lamar, PA (no street address).

Harvest War XXII photos online

David B. Rossi reports that he has created an album of photos from Harvest War XXII, which took place September 17, 2011 in the Kingdom of Artemisia. The photos are available on PhotoBucket.

Ely of Silver Oak to be knighted in Artemisia

HL Brynjolf Fjalgeirsson reports that Their Majesties Ronan and Clare, of the Kingdom of Artemisia, have decided to offer admittance to the Order of the Chivalry to Ely of Silver Oak.

A day of swords in Anchorage, Alaska

Lisa Maloney of the Anchorage Press joins David Teague and company for a class in the art and science of German longsword. The techniques are dervived from manuscripts and writing from the 14th and 15th century.

[EAS] Market Day at Birka XXIII

The Barony of Stonemarche invites you to a Market Day at Birka XXIII. This annual event will be held on January 27-28, 2012 at the Center of New Hampshire, Radisson Hotel

[WES] Michaelmas

The winds have changed, the harvest has come. Join us on Saturday, October 8, 2011 as we celebrate the changing of the seasons with a feast in the style of Medieval Russia. This is an event focused around the joys of period cooking, and all helpers of any skill level are encouraged to join in the fun of the kitchen.

[OUT] Stinking Desert Border Skirmish

Thus the battle call of Draca Mor rings out, calling those of stout heart to rally against the filth of the Dragon Wastes.  Come aid us as we determine by force of arms who shall clean up the ravages of Saint Ethyl, the Dragon.

[ATL] Bride of the Hawkwood Howl

The zombie outbreak having been quelled by valiant warriors gathered from near and far, Hawkwood has spent the year rebuilding. To celebrate the vanquished zombie threat that has darkened our autumn celebrations in years past, we open our list field to those who would gather and partake in feats of arms; we open our halls for the bards and the artists; and we make merry in a glorious feast.

[ATL] Transylvanian Travesty

The year grows older and the cold winds blow. Soon the curtain between the worlds will thin, and ghoulies and ghosties and long legged beasties will go thump in the night. Unearth your favorite terrifying tale, and join the Bright Hills for a day of companionship, contests,  fighting, storytelling, zombie hunting, and wondrous food.

[OUT] Heraldic Tourney and Heraldry Consultations

October 2nd, Sunday at al-Barran's Fighter Practice Heraldic Tourney and Heraldry Consultations

Lazarus Jacob Von Hase remembered in Chronicle-Telegram story

“Martin was definitely dedicated to history. He was dedicated to researching,” said James Nunamaker, known as Seamus Fraseyr in the SCA, about Lazarus Jacob Von Hase (Martin Hasemann), who died July 22, 2011 in Wellington, Ohio.

[ANS] Protectorate

Join us as the Protector of Namron and the Rapier Champion are chosen to carry on the noble tradition of honor and chivalry on the field!

[WES] All Hallows Eve Medieval fair and Tourney

Hawks Haven is putting on the All Hallows Eve Medieval fair and Tourney at Gavilan College.  We will be having a Mad-Dog tourney for both Heavy Fighters and Rapier Fighters where you will be fighting for a turkey. 

[WES] Westermark Shipwrecked Madness

The Barony of Westermark cordially invites you to attend the Westermark Shipwrecked Madness, September 16-18 2011, in the nearby and scenic Ed Levin Park, Milpitas, California.

[LOC] 2 Day Rapier, Arts and Sciences Collegium

Two day rapier and A&S Collegium: Rapier Collegium by Dameon Greybeard for all including beginners and further training for those who are authorised. 

SCA rapier discussion blog created

Society Rapier Marshal Baroness Eyrny reports that she has created an SCA rapier blog "to improve communications to the rapier community."