Official announcements from the Society Earl Marshal and/or the Kingdom Earl Marshal, not yet included in the formal handbook.
Form [PDF], Revised 2010/04/05
The authorization form for use in all combat disciplines.
*** UPDATED *** 5/1/2014
Minors engaging in combat with adults shall be marked in the following manner: A single yellow diamond no larger than 1 inch (25.4 mm) but no smaller than 0.5 inch (12.7 mm) to be placed on the front hemisphere of the helm (preferably on or near the inspection sticker). Minors competing with adults in Rapier will have the same diamond on the cuff of the glove of their dominant weapon hand.
In addition, all authorized minors must have "MINOR" written on the front of their authorization card large enough that a list person can easily see it. Please update cards for any minors that attend your local practice.
*** NEW ARMOR COMBAT HANDBOOK version 8 *** 6/7/2014
Effective immediately, the new Armor Combat Handbook is now available and will be the standard starting from June 7, 2014.
*** IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT *** 4/15/14
Board of Directors Meeting on 4/12/14: "Effective immediately, the use of spears, pikes, and pole arms is prohibited in rapier tournament or rapier melee combat, and the Society Earl Marshal and Society Deputy Marshal for Rapier shall review the use of two handed swords in rapier combat."
**** UPDATED *** Unarmored Combat Handbook 2.0 [PDF], Revised 04/2014