Pennsic War Command (From Maistre Remy)

Evening East Kingdom, I’m happy to announce I’ll be repeating as your General for Pennsic 47. I’m looking forward to working with Her Highness, Caoilfhionn, and His Highness, Brennan, in the War preparations. This year we’d like to do things a little differently and put out a call for volunteers for the EK Rapier Command … [Read more…]

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…]

Procedures for Creation of Drop Tester

  3. PROCEDURES FOR CREATION OF A DROP TESTER It is important not to deviate from the construction specifications given below without approval, as seemingly minor changes can affect the test results. There are three major parts to the tester, the drop probe (the weighted piece), the guide tube, and the round frame (3″ flange, below) over … [Read more…]

Blade Flex Standards

Effective from today, May 1, 2012, in accordance with the new Society Blade Standards ALL blades must meet the following requirements:   C.  OFFENSIVE EQUIPMENT (WEAPONS) 1. General Blade Requirements a. In order to be acceptable for use in rapier combat, it must meet certain criteria. If a blade does not meet the criteria established … [Read more…]

Rules & Marshallate Resources

East Kingdom Rapier Combat Rules (Effective May 1, 2012) NOTICE: Effective May 1, 2012 there are new Society Blade Flex Standards. NOTICE: Darkwood Tips Banned in East Kingdom (June 13, 2007) As a result of numerous out-of-Kingdom failure reports, I have decided to ban the use in this Kingdom of rapier tips manufactured and/or sold … [Read more…]