Rank Requirements

A cadet must :

  • Have the single rapier authorization
  • Desire to join the Academy
  • Start thinking about garb that can be made list legal for fencing

Prize Reqirement:

To earn the rank of Cadet, the Prizor must fight 10 bouts, followed by a minimum of 15 minutes of open challenge.


Duties of Cadets

Include, but are not limited to:

  • Have Fun! This is your most important duty.
  • Become involved with other aspects of the SCA.
  • Hone rapier skills beyond the basics, into advanced techniques, especially period forms
  • Begin learning at least one of the auxiliary weapons forms
  • Begin creating garb that is list legal for fencing


Symbol of Rank:

A red scarf