Rapier Combat

Combat with rapier, schlagger, or similar bladed weapons.

[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.

[EAS] Middleground III

All are invited to Middleground III, to be held once again in beautiful western Lyndhaven, this year at the Southern Carleton Elementary School.

[ANS] Queen's Champion Tournament

Come make your steel sing against the finest rapier fighters in the Kingdom and the Knowne World. Vie for the honor to stand as Queen's Champion for HRH Gwen verch Cynwrig de Ynys Mon

[WES] Oertha Summer Coronet Tourney and Investiture

Their Highnesses Kennric and Dagmar invite you to join them to witness the tourney to determine their heirs. In addition to the Oertha Coronet Tourney, there will be roses fighting for both heavy and rapier fighters.

[ATL] Sheep Raids XIII

It's that time again! Raiders have descended upon our flock! Come join the war-party as we fight to take them back! Old-school SCA fun for everyone as The Shire Of Seareach host Sheep Raids XIII!

[CAI] Crown Prints Prize Tournament

The Shire of the Isles invites you to a day of sun and fun to celebrate the Crown Prints at the UCSB Faculty Club Lawn. There will be rapier, armored, and youth combat as well as an Arts & Sciences competition to decide who will become this year's champions.

[CAI] Robin Hood Archery, Rapier & Thrown Weapons

The Barony of the Angels invites you to come out and attend the Robin Hood Archery, Rapier & Thrown Weapons tournament on April 30, 2011.

[ART] Gaelic Games

Come all ye round the bonnie brae for highland games and a wee day of fellowship midst the bitterroot, nae thistle to impede our play.

2011 Martial Mayhem

This spring the Guild of Saint Moritz is proud to present an intensive weekend of Western Martial Arts devoted to the historic arts of sword, pike, and shot.

Who - Men and women who want to learn about the use of the sword, pike, and musket during the renaissance.

When - Saturday May 7th and Sunday May 8th
Where - Connecticut Renaissance Faire

Ice Dragon 2011 rapier photos online

Dragos Pelikanos reports that he has posted an album of photos from Ice Dragon which took place recently in the Kingdom of AEthelmearc. The photos are available on Picasaweb.

Mudthaw photos online

Baroness Cateline reports that she has posted photos from Mudthaw which took place recently in the Kingdom of the East. The photos are available on her PicasaWeb website.