Rapier Combat

Combat with rapier, schlagger, or similar bladed weapons.

[WES] Fall Captaincy

As Fall speeds towards us, we meet again to find a new Captain for the Winter's Gate militia. In addition, we will be holding the first-ever rapier tourney for the Commander of the Cavaliers! Come join us for a wonderful weekend of fighting and food!

[LOC] Combined Colleges Training Tourney

Please join the Colleges of St Monica and St Bartholomew for the Combined Colleges Training Tourney. Classes for Heavy, Rapier and Archery will be held throughout the day finishing in three tourneys to display the skills of the combatants.

SCA: "We play very, very hard"

History came alive recently at the El Paso Museum of History when members of the local chapter of the Society for Creative Anachronism hosted a living history event featuring combat, calligraphy and poetry. (photo) David Burge of the El Paso Times has the story.

[OUT] Here There Be Dragons!

The Shire of Plattefordham wants to extend an invitation to all for our grand event.....Here There Be Dragons! Come and join us for tournaments, melees, both heavy and light. If you wish to participate in a river battle then come and see who is tough enough to stay dry.

AEthelmearc event photos online

Dragos Pelikanos reports that he has created an two albums of photos from Melee Madness and Barony Wars which took place in the Kingdom of AEthelmearc. The photos are available on PicasaWeb.

[DRA] Aros Historic Fencing Camp

The shire of Aros is honoured to yet again host the annual Historic Fencing Camp. Yet again we will have Master Timotheus with us as well as Master Cernac and several other teachers

[MER] Summer Collegia VII

The Shire of Drakenmere invites you to Summer Collegia VII: Machen und Treffen, to be held at St. Michael's Episcopal Church, 515 S. Liberty Street, Waynesboro GA, 30830

[MID] Harvest Days & Tournament of Chivalry

The Marche of Winged Hills is proud to host Harvest Days where The Barony of Flaming Gryphon is once again honored to present A Tournament of Chivalry.

[NOR] Princess Sleeve Tournament 2011

It is our humble pleasure to announce that Her Highness Petranella will hold her Princess Sleeve Tournament in Brainerd, MN. Hosted by the Shire of Wynandremer.

[WES] Baroness’ Champion

Come ye to honor Selviergard's Baroness. She has asked that all fighters answer Her call to a "bear pit" style tournament that will be held to determine Her Champion.

[WES] Midsummer Feast

Our Barony will be celebrating our Midsummer Feast on Saturday, August 6th. There will also be contests for our next Baronial Rapier Champion and for the Bard of Fett Burg. 

[ATE] Ren Man/Woman

The time has come for all ye rogues, pirates, privateers and to their counterparts of the academy and great schools of defense to rise and answer the call of the premier indoor Rapier event in the kingdom.

[WES] Rivenoak Championship

I wish to invite all of you to Twain California on September 9-11, 2011 and help our newly suckered....er....elected Baron and Baroness of Rivenoak in their first ever Championship. (Which by the way will be a whole 3 weeks after they step up)

[LOC] Innilgard Cut and Thrust Tournament

Time to try our skill at Cut and Thrust fencing. The Innilgard Cut and Thrust Tournament will be held on 18th September, 2011.

[ART] Hellsgate Tournament

Once again it comes time to stand forth united against the dreaded heat of July! Yes, it's that time of year again — Hellsgate approaches!

[ATL] Coronation of Cuan & Padraigin

It is the weekend of September 23-25, 1414 in fair Atlantia. The nobles of the court have gathered to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Battle of Auray, fought on September 29th, 1364.

Spanish fencing article published

On the A Midsummer Night's Blog, Puck has published an article on the Spanish defensive technique called the Atajo.

New Three Musketeers film to premiere in October 2011

An updated, 3-D version of Alexander Dumas' adventure The Three Musketeers will appeare in theaters in October 2011.

[ANS] Central Region Academy of the Rapier & Steppes Artisan

Their Excellencies, Master Duncan Hepburn and Mistress Genevieve de Courtanvaux extend an Invitation to the Artisans of Ansteorra and the Known World to complete and display their works for the title of the Twenty-Fourth Artisan of the Barony of the Steppes.

[ATL] Last Chance Authorization & Practice Day

Let it be known, that Highland Foorde is hosting a "Last Chance Authorization & Practice Day" just before Pennsic to ensure that all those in the North who wish to be authorized for Pennsic, can do so.

Caelin on Andrede's photos from Steppes Warlord 2011

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

Photos from ARGH are posted

Northshield Kingdom Chronicler Viscountess Elashava bas Riva has posted photos from the recent ARGH: Blame the Judges rapier event.

Rapier fan? Thank the pirates!

The release of the latest Pirates of the Caribbean film has sparked interest by swashbuckling fans in the sport of fencing, and sporting activity clubs scrambling to provide lessons.

[WES] Vikings Vs. Ninjas!

Greetings O Foolish Ones!  The time for grand silliness has come.late, but better than never!  Break out your most horrid/silly garb, polish your sense of humor and your thirst for silliness for the time is near!

Angel's Keep May Day rapier photos

Dragos Pelikanos reports that he has created an album of photos from May Day, a recent event held at Angel's Keep in the Kingdom of AEthelmearc.

Canadian swordsman elected to Parliament

Members of the Canadian Parliament may want to think twice before they tangle with Mathieu Ravignat, the newly-elected member from Western Quebec who is a martial arts specialist and a member of the Ottawa Medieval Sword Guild.

[NOR] Rose Tournament

Come, Cheer for your favorite Lady of the Rose as their chosen champions compete in a series of tournaments dedicated in their Honour.

Competitions include both Belted and Unbelted tournaments, Rapier tournaments, a combination tournament, and an Arts and Sciences competition.

Dom Duarte Goncalves de Montel newest member of the Dragon's Steel in Drachenwald

At His Majesty Vitus Polonius' court held at Tretower Court in the Welsh marches on Saturday, Dom Duarte Goncalves de Montel, currently the kingdom marshal of fence, was invited to become a member of the Order of the Dragon's steel.

Don Puck un Zapo's rapier technique videos online

On his A Midsummer Night's Blog, Don Puck un Zapo shares video of a class on Italian rapier techniques taught at the 2007 Known World Academy of the Rapier.

[NOR] ARRG X: Bribe The Judges

Come one, come all and join us for a weekend of fun and fencing! Come partake in tourneys, melees, pickups and maybe a drink or two.