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…]

Forms & Releases

Below you will find links to the various forms and releases used within the rapier community. If you feel others should be linked or if you find a dead link then please let the webminister know. Consent Forms Adult Consent to Participate & Release Liability Minor’s Consent to Participate & Hold Harmless Agreement Medical / … [Read more…]