From the Master Laertes (Deputy Society Marshal, Rapier)

The Board of Directors has reviewed and approved changes to the Rapier Marshal’s Handbook concerning rigid head protection and padding. The revised handbook has been posted and is now available for download on this office’s sca.org webpage – http://sca.org/officers/marshal/combat/rapier/ In summary, the two changes are: 1. Revise section 2.B.iv. to require head protection to be … [Read more…]

Fencing at Birka

Attention Fencers Attending Birka! This year, the Grand Ballroom is under construction and we will not have the use of it. This means that Heavy List and Fencing will share the Armory. What’s that mean for you? 1. We have VERY little space. NO space for gear, and NO space for spectators. Bring only what … [Read more…]

2017 Rapier Champions Teams Kick-off and Signups (From Don Lupold Hass & Don Eldrich Gaiman)

Greeting unto the East! Preparations for the rapier champions teams are already underway in order to give everyone plenty of time to plan for next year. Here are the pertinent details. Selection Process We will be running tryouts again for both teams. We like how much this allows us to see people in action, how … [Read more…]

A Missive Regarding the Next Regional Practice

Morning, Yesterday His Majesty announced war with the Midrealm was imminent (they’re so hostile over there for some reason!). It’s time to prep for battle. To ready the rapier army for war, Carolingia will be hosting another regional rapier practice on Sunday, May 15th from 12-5pm. It’ll take place at the usual location — The … [Read more…]