Academia Della Spada

The Principality of Vindheim Presents

Accademia della Spada

About the Accademia

The Academia will be a one day collegium featuring ~30 hours of classes. Subjects include SCA steel combat, fencing and other areas of importance to the fencing/rapier community. The event will be held at the Ardmore Convention Center. The site is indoors and air conditioned with many local amenities available. Along-side the classes we’ll also host sparring and open forum areas. 

Date and Time

August 17, 2024
8am to 6pm


Registration Fee

Non-Member: $25

Member: $15

Minors: FREE*

Preregistration will open around April 14, 2024. Look back here for more information.

Preregistration is not required. Participants are welcome to pay on site.

Wish to be an instructor?

We’re taking class proposals! All proposals will be considered but due to time constraints not all will be added to the schedule. Our committee will review the proposals with a preference for accomplished instructors, teaching subjects that are relevant to the SCA steel combat community.

Meet the Team

As the date of the Accademia approaches more information will be published here. In the mean time, you can contact the event steward team for more information.

Event Steward: Maestro Orlando Giovanni (

Class Coordinator: Doña Veronica du Sanguine (

Assistant Steward: HL Saevar Mani

Full Class Schedules.

Full class schedules will be published no later than June 2024.

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Let There Be… Food Trucks!

Alongside our classes, we’re pleased to offer food trucks for lunch. These will provide a convenient and tasty dining option for attendees. Whether you’re taking a break between classes or just looking to grab a quick bite, our selection of food trucks will be available to serve you a variety of meals. Join us for a day of learning and enjoy the convenience of on-site dining.

Find us

+1 850-529-0055
2401 N Rockford Rd, Ardmore, OK 73401

Legal Stuff

This event is held and managed by the Barony of Namron on behalf of the Principality of Vindheim, both are branches of the Society for Creative Anachronism, Inc. and is considered the official presence of these groups here. *Although the SCA complies with all applicable laws to ensure the health and safety of our event participants, we cannot eliminate the risk of exposure to infectious diseases during in-person events. By participating in the in-person events of the SCA, you acknowledge and accept the potential risks. You agree to take any additional steps to protect your own health and safety and those under your control as you believe to be necessary.

**THE SCA PROHIBITS HARASSMENT AND BULLYING OF ALL INDIVIDUALS AND GROUPS. Participants engaging in this behavior are subject to appropriate sanctions. If you are subjected to harassment, bullying or retaliation, or if you become aware of anyone being harassed or bullied, contact a seneschal, President of the SCA, or your Kingdom’s Board Ombudsman.