Don Caine Ramsey, East Kingdom Rapier Marshal
Warder Lisabetta Temperani
The Rapier Lists and Tent are located at the south end of the battlefield.
Standard office hours for the Rapier Tent will be 9:00 am - 5:00 pm.
Various tournaments may start before or end after those hours, but coverage for those events will be left to the MIC.
Below you will find the rapier conventions for Pennsic 43. As in years past, these rules will govern all rapier war point events and activities. Rules applicable to specific activities are denoted in the individual event descriptions. Fencers are encouraged to review these conventions carefully, as there have been changes from last year.
In order to participate in any rapier war point events, a fencer must have authorized in at least
one rapier weapons form Authorizations prior to arrival at War.
Fencers are free to authorize in additional weapons forms at War, and use those forms in war
Marshals will be available for inspections at the the Rapier Tent from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm.
Per the Corporate Rules for Rapier Combat in the SCA (the "Society Rules"), all fencers, prior to every combat or
practice, shall ensure their equipment is safe, in good working order and has been inspected by a marshal
authorized to inspect rapier gear.
At Pennsic, such inspection must be performed (a minimum of once per day) by either a marshal from a fencer's home kingdom
to that kingdom's standards or, if a marshal from that kingdom is not available, by any marshal, to the Society Rules.
Additionally, those fencers participating in the war point events must receive an inspection sticker, which will be
available at the Rapier Marshal's tent. A sticker will be issued upon a fencer's armor and equipment passing an
initial inspection, and the fencer displaying proof of authorization with positive ID and site token.
Acceptable forms of ID are:
Non driver's id
School id with a picture ( MAY only be accepted by Rapier Marshal 1 or 2)
Fencers interested in practicing cut and thrust rapier are free to do so on the rapier field, using the Society Rules or their own kingdom's cut and thrust programs. Fencers wishing to practice C&T must be supervised by a marshal warranted to do so in that marshal's kingdom.
Cut & Thrust Rapier
This year's Youth Rapier Marshal in Charge is Don Alfonso Pontelli. Youth Fencing
Minors wishing to participate in youth fencing activities must first see Don Alfonso (accompanied by a parent or guardian) to complete necessary paperwork.
He may be found on the field during youth fencing practice.
Youth Fencing Practice will be held from 12 - 2 pm each day from Wednesday, July 30 through Thursday, August 7.
The Youth Rapier Melee Castle Battle will be held on Tuesday, August 5 from noon - 1 pm.
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