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Baronial Fight Practice is held almost every Sunday.  See below for locations.

Pentamere (Michigan) Rapier Fighters at Pennsic XLIII. Photo credit Inez de La Fuente.

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Summer Practices (Sundays, 12-4 pm, May - September) are held at Island Park (1450 Island Drive).  We practice near the northern dirt parking lot.

Winter Practices (Sundays, 12-4:30 pm, October - April) are held at the Michigan Union (530 S. State St), typically in the Anderson Room.  Free parking is available in the Thompson Structure on Thompson St just behind the Union.

Practices moved to Roaring Wastes (see schedule below): Once a month we go fence our cousins in the Barony of Roaring Wastes!  RW practices are held Sundays from 2-4 pm.  From April - October, practice is held in the NW corner of Halmich Park, 3001 E 13 Mile Rd, Warren, MI.  From November - March, RW practice is at the Renaissance Fencing Club, 408 Oliver Dr, Troy, MI 48084.

 

Cynnabar Rapier Schedule

March

5: Practice at Michigan Union Anderson Room, 12 - 4 pm.  12:30 - 1:30: Youth rapier practice!  3:00: Monthly tournament!  Win this tournament to get a prize and have a chance to win a really awesome prize at Grand Day of Tournaments next year!

12: Practice at Michigan Union Anderson Room, 12 - 4 pm.

19: We will be visiting our cousins in Roaring Wastes at the Renaissance Fencing Club, 408 Oliver Dr, Troy, MI 48084, from 2 - 4 pm. 

25, Saturday Event: The first ever all-day Tournament of Defense event, in the Riding of Hawkland Moor (Bloomfield Hills, MI).  I highly recommend that rapier fighters make time for this wonderful rapier teaching event!

26: No practice.  Do some drills at home and think about what you'd most like to do for melee season and tell Birke.

April

1, Saturday Event: Clancy Day, in the Shire of Starleaf Gate (Windsor, ONT), always has a number of Pentamere fencers at it - go stab them!

2: Practice at Michigan Union Anderson Room, 12 - 4 pm.

9: Practice at Michigan Union Anderson Room, 12 - 4 pm.  12:30 - 1:30: Youth rapier practice!  2:00: Class (to be determined). 3:00: Monthly tournament!  Win this tournament to get a prize and have a chance to win a really awesome prize at Grand Day of Tournaments next year!

16: If the weather is nice enough, we'll hold practice outside.  If not, do some drills at home and think about a fencing-related topic you want to learn about and tell Birke.

23: Practice is at the Cynnabar Spring Revel at Island Park!  We have a pavilion rented, and there will be a potluck and court and merriment!