I’m very pleased to say that my web deputy Don Brendan has created a new mailing list for EK Rapier announcements. These announcements will be anything of general interest to the kingdom’s rapier community like rules changes, events within the kingdom that will have fencing at them, practices starting up or moving, etc. Anyone can … [Read more…]
Sunday, May 19, 2019 at 11 AM – 4:30 PMFort Rd, South Portland, ME 04106Marshal in Charge: Mat Wyck This is a fair-weather-only Regional Rapier Practice held outdoors and oceanside at Southern Maine Community College’s Fort Preble in South Portland, Maine. We will be fencing at Fort Preble, a seaside fort from the early 1800s. … [Read more…]
The new East Kingdom Minister of Lists, Olivia Baker, has established new forms for authorization documentation. See this page for the latest versions.
This weekend the traditional Bear Pit tourneys were held at Market Day at Birka. The format is a 10 foot by 10 foot list. Combatants can be killed according to the usual rules of combat or by being driven out of bounds of the list with both feet. A single foot out of bounds results … [Read more…]
Once again, I will be running the fencing at Birka. I’ll be assisted by Lord Trian and Lady Nuala as my assistants. This year looks to be a repeat of the last couple years: Modified Bear Pit. Wounds retained. Dead is dead. Max of 3(!) rounds before you vacate to let the next pair in. … [Read more…]