Rapier Activities

We are planning a diverse slate of tournaments, melees, classes, and discussions centered around the theme of East Kingdom Fencing: Past and Future. Please check back here for more details as the event draws closer. If you have an idea for something rapier-related you would like to see (or run!), please use the form below to contact the Marshal in

11-12 Inspections, Signups, Warmups
12-2 Random Forms Tournament
2-4 Melee Games
2-4 By the Book Tournament (Town Square)
4-5 Class: Fabris 101 (Phaedra de Vere)
4-5 Class: Applying the Messer to SCA Rapier (Robert Tytes)
5-7 Kenric æt Essex Memorial Charity Tournament
(7 PM Mini Court)
After court (bring your dinner!): Class (History of Fencing in the East)

9-10 Inspections, Signups, Warmups
10-11:30 Pennsic Champs Tryout Tourney
11:30-12:30 (bring your lunch!) Panel Discussion (Challenges for Women in Rapier)
1-3 Melees (Field Battles)
3-4 Class: Atajo for Beginning Diestros (Xavier the Sinister)
3-4 Class: Fabris’ Forte Guards (Donovan Shinnock)
(4:30 EK Court)
After court (bring your dinner!) Panel Discussion (Future of Fencing in the East)

9-10 Inspections, Signups, Warmups
10-12 Nostalgia (Light Weapons and Math) Tournament
12-1 MoD Panel (Town Square)
1-3 Melees – Pennsic Combined Heavy/Rapier War Point Practice
1-3 Inaugural German Silver Ring Cut & Thrust Tournament (Town Square)
3-4 Class: Maximizing Your Range (Millicent Rowan)
3-4 Class: Sword Weight and You – A Hands-On Workshop (Lupold Haas)
4+ Breakdown, cleanup
(Closing Ceremonies 5 PM)

Bio: Lilias de Cheryngton is a rapier marshal at large in the Shire of Quintavia. She joined the Society in A.S. 32 as the Provost of Felding (Wellesley College) in the Barony of Carolingia. In addition to rapier,
her interests include barber surgery, food preservation, mortuary customs, and marginalized populations.