9/27: Rapier Tiny Tourney at PiP!

Greetings populace, On Tuesday September 27th at Populace in the Park, Don Maelgwyn has arranged with Their Excellencies to sponsor a Tiny Rapier Tournament! He is celebrating the 40th anniversary of his first SCA fighter practice. The format will be a single elimination list fought with single rapier. Please wear garb if you are able! … Read more

September 18 10AM: Ffynnon Gath Joint Martial Practice

Greetings figthters! It’s time for another Bryn Gwlad and Bjornsborg joint fighter practice at the Shire of Ffynnon Gath! BG will provide a marshal-in-charge and loaner gear for rapier fighting. WHEN: 10AM to 3PM Sunday, September 18WHERE: Fischer Park in New Braunfels1935 Hilltop Summit Road, New Braunfels, TX 78130. Using the McQueeny Rd Entrance, head … Read more

8/30 Fighter Practice: Weather Cancellation

Greetings fighters, It is with a sopping heart that we must cancel fighter practice today. Our deputies have visited the practice site (where it is still raining), and found it flowing with water. We encourage everyone to take this extra time to do your at-home drills, review fighting videos, or perhaps send the marshals your … Read more

Shadowlands Fighter Practice Startup Support: Sunday Aug 28, 5pm

Greetings fighters! The Shire of the Shadowlands in College Station is having their first fighter practice of the new academic year this Sunday, August 28, at 5pm. Let’s go support our cousins in their new year! The location is Lot 100d, which has free parking on weekends. Both chivalric and rapier fighting will be happening. … Read more

UPDATE: 8/23 Weather Cancellation for Fighter Practice, & New Start Time

UPDATE: Due to risk of flooding, both fighter practices have been cancelled for today. Greetings fighters and populace of Bryn Gwlad, Our Fair Barony is beset by storms and flooding! The chivalric and rapier marshals will make a decision as to the safety of having practice by noon tomorrow (August 23rd). Additionally, both fighting practices … Read more

Marshal’s Corner: Heat Safety

It’s summertime in Ansteorra again! That often means a triple-digit heat index during the day and into our evening fighter practice hours. Let’s talk about heat safety and combat! Everyone must balance their body’s ability to cool itself with their heat exposure. Heat stress or injury results from not being able to maintain a safe … Read more

Fighter Practice Canceled: 5/24/2022

Greetings fighters and members of the Bryn Gwlad populace, Due to the rain forecasted during practice time and the severe thunderstorms predicted for the end of practice time, both rapier and chivalric practice are cancelled. Please travel safely, and we look forward to seeing everyone at Steppes Warlord (Facebook link) this weekend! Yours in Service,Nadja … Read more

Rapier Marshal: Open for applications

Time flies when you’re trying to balance keeping people safe and stabbing them, and so my term of office is coming to a close. Got some great ideas for making practice better? Tired of how things are being run? Here’s your chance! Submit your application here: https://ansteorra.org/seneschal/apply-for-an-office/, and be sure to copy rapier@bryn-gwlad.ansteorra.org, southern-rapier@marshal.ansteorra.org, and … Read more

Offices ~ positions available in the Barony 

Hello Barony we need your help- active play is happening again in our great society ! HUZZAH !! But in order to do all the fun things we must have leaders – to teach , to reach, and to support – please help the Barony you love by volunteering to serve :  These are the … Read more

Monday 7pm CANDLEMAS planning

Tomorrow at 7 pm is the Candlemas meeting. Please join us. There will be a lot of important discussions and we could use all of your input. Join our Cloud HD Video Meeting Thank you Sarah Ulfeior Gunn

Todays Yule Reminder

 I will be at pip tonight !! Please bring a roll of holiday wrapping paper, and a package of bows or a roll of tape – all extras will be brought to yule  I also still need garland , any kind, tinsel, green, paper !  Populace In the Park. Every tuesday evening at 7pm Location: … Read more

Zombie Tournament : Tuesday Oct 26th 7pm – 10pm

@Beverly Sheffield Park Northwest (PIP)  ~ 7000 Ardath St. ~ go around the pool and we set up between the Basketball court and the Tennis court on the greens ~ As the Veil thins We SCA enthusiast will not go undaunted ~ even if it means we fight the Zombie Apocalypse –  Things to do … Read more

Volunteers needed Click Here !

Greetings Barony ! We have two events ASGARDIAN FIELD DAY & ZOMBIE TOURNAMENT! Asgardian Field day needs gate shifts filled ~ This event will be Nov 6th – This is our Fall Baronial event being held jointly with the Shire of Shadowlands – it will take place at DEANVILLE HALL, Farm to Market rd. 111, … Read more

Rapier Practice: Reopening October 5th

Hi all, Given the decline in Covid-19 numbers, rapier practice will re-open October 5th. Note that in accordance with current Ansteorra rules (https://ansteorra.org/covid-19-information/) masking will be required. Note also that as of October 15th, participation will require either proof of vaccination or a negative Covid-19 test within 72 hours. Look for an update with more … Read more

Fighter Practice and PiP back on! (See you Tuesday, 10/05)

Greetings, Bryn Gwlad! Thank you for your patience and understanding while we waited out the most recent covid spike in the greater Austin area. Austin-Travis County has dropped down to stage 4, so in consultation with the rapier and chivalric marshals, I am reopening Tuesday fighter practice and Populace-in-the-Park. Please make sure you fill out … Read more

Oye’ Oye’ Shadowlands and Bryn Gwlad

We are in need of volunteers for our upcoming joint event !! Please sign up using the following sheet !! If you have never done it, thats okay ! We will train you then you can do it everywhere ! Sign up you know you want to ~ If you have questions please contact Lady … Read more

Bardshal Midsummer Revel

Greetings Barony ~ these are exciting times and we are actually going LIVE PLAY !! June 19th 2021 from 10am to 6pm What a great time to celebrate our friendships and kinships with a day event. We will be able to reacquaint ourselves with our personas, our fighting, and our arts !! The Barony needs … Read more

Virtual Combat Resources!

Have you been searching for a way to keep up your combat skills while we are sheltering in place? Well, SCAdians all around have been putting together online classes, demos, and discussions that you can join in on! Knowne World SCA Virtual Fighter Practice (Facebook Group) SCA Virtual Classroom and Artisan Display (Facebook Group) Virtual … Read more