Birka Bear Pit Tournament Results Published

Rapier Combat at A Market Day at Birka. Photo courtesy of Dutchess Caoilfhionn. Results from both Armored and Rapier Tournaments at the 2017 Market Day at Birka have been posted to the Northern Army website.  Vivat to Douglas Henry  who placed first in the  Armored Combat bear pit, and to Robert of Anglespur who placed … [Read more…]

Pennsic Rapier Melee Tryouts Schedule Released

Don Eldrich Gaiman, Captain EK Champions Melee Team, has recently released the Pennsic melee champs tryout schedule for the first round. Below is his email. Eastern fencers interested in being considered for the team should fill out the sign-up form (listed below) and check out the team selection process that we published previously. Greetings, Eastern … [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…]

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…]

Experimental Rapier Deputy Sought

Unto the Kingdom of the East do I, Master Frasier MacLeod, Kingdom Rapier Marshal, send warmest greetings, I am writing to you today to put out a call for my Experimental Deputy position.  Before I go any further, I would like to take this opportunity to thank Master Alesone Grey for her tireless work in … [Read more…]