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Recommending People for Awards in the SCA

Shayk Tariq, Baron of the Citadel of the Southern Pass The Society of Creative Anachronism (SCA) is an international re-enactment organization focused on the re-creation of the middle ages whose pillars are Honor, Chivalry and Service.  Those who live up to the standards set by the organization and its members are distinguished as such through …

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Feast of St Edrik 2018

There has been a murder in Citadel on the most glorious weekend of birthday celebrations and championships! Come, join us for a weekend of mystery and championships on the west side of El Paso, Texas at the BSA Yucca Council Camp Pioneer. We will be having competitions for Archery, Heavy, Rapier, A&S, Youth Archery, and …

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Citadel Seeks Baronial Webminister

Due to complications in his Mundane life that were keeping him from being able to keep up with his office, m’lord Marius has decided to step down as Baronial Webminister.  Marius did a fine job maintaining the Baronial Website and we are sorry to see him having to step down.  We hope that once he …

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The Barony is Seeking a Rapier Marshal

As Don Julien prepares for his overseas rotation, he has announced his stepping down as Baronial Rapier Marshal.  We thank him for his good service and we wish him safe travels and a safe return home once he has completed his obligations abroad. The Citadel seeks a Baronial Rapier Marshal to take the reigns from …

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Citadel Seeks Baronial Knight Marshal

We must announce that our Baronial Knight Marshal, Lord Charles The Bear, has stepped down from his office in preparation for his departing the Barony.  We would like to take a moment to thank him for his service to the Citadel and to the Knight Marshalate.  He will be greatly missed. Dominus Caledonius, Deputy Knight …

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The Road To Estrella War: Arts & Sciences

So we kicked off the Road to Estrella War in the Arts and Sciences this past Friday night at Baronial A&S. Thank you to those who attended and discussed ideas on what they would like to create for the competition. We will be following up with more A&S nights that are specifically geared towards preparing …

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News from the Baronial Rapier Marshal

Hi everyone, I wanted to share an exciting new event in the Barony of the Citadel of the Southern Pass! As of this week we have an official Historical Combat Arts and Sciences Study Group! We are currently studying Bolognese Swordsmanship from the 1500s and we meet on the south and east lawns of the …

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The Tournaments for Citadel Hastilude A.S. LIII have been announced!

The Tournaments Armored Combat The Grand Tournament The Grand Tournament is the main tournament of the event.  This tournament will be fought as a weapon of choice in a best two out of three double elimination format.*  This tournament must be fought with all of the pomp and circumstance as possible and fighters will be …

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August Arts & Sciences Night, Monday, August 13, 2018: Courtesy in the SCA

Courtesy is our organization’s most cherished virtue and one of the aspects of noble behavior that we try to encourage within the SCA. Courtesy is the showing of politeness in one’s attitude and behavior toward others; for the most part, common sense and being polite will go a long way.   The core of courtesy …

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Weekly Rapier Practice at Military Gamer’s Supply

Rapier combat in the SCA is an attempt to recreate later styles of swordfighting from the late Middle Ages and Renaissance.  The style of swordplay is often based on surviving manuals and theories of combat from period.  Unlike the modern sport of fencing, SCA combat uses a wide variety of weapons and body protection and …

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