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New Version of the Lochac Rapier Rules have been issued.
28 Jul 2017

Please check out the new version of the Lochac Rapier Rules, now at v3.5. This set of ... Read More

Addenda to The Lochac Rapier Rules now available
2 May 2017

There have been several Addenda made to v3.0 of the Lochac Rapier Rules. A copy of ... Read More

Call for Guild Membership
We need your help! | 19 Jul 2016 | Comments: 1

Updates for the Guild Membership list are currently underway by Provost Secretary, Adair ... Read More

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    Awards


    There are several awards that may be given for fencing within the Kingdom of Lochac. In Order of Precedence they are:

    • Order of the Laurel
      The Laurel is given to those who show true excellence in the arts and/or sciences. Peers must also support the Crown and kingdom, display courteous and noble behaviour, share their knowledge and skills with others, practice hospitality according to their means, and those skills and behaviours appropriate to the court. The token is a medallion bearing a laurel wreath. Laurels in fealty may wear a chain. This order is equal in precedence to the other peerage orders, that being the Order of Chivalry, the Order of the Pelican, and the Order of Defence.
    • Order of Defence
      The Order of Defence is given to those who excel in the field of Rapier and or Cut and Trust. Peers must also support the Crown and kingdom, display courteous and noble behaviour, share their knowledge and skills with others, practice hospitality according to their means, and those skills and behaviours appropriate to the court. The regalia is a white livery collar. Defenders in fealty may wear a chain. This order is equal in precedence to the other peerage orders, that being the Order of Chivalry, the Order of the Laurel, and the Order of the Pelican. You can find more information on the OoD page.
    • Order of the White Scarf of Lochac
      The White Scarf is given for outstanding ability in rapier combat in accordance with the Treaty of the White Scarf: courteous and chivalrous behavior, service, and teaching. The order's symbol is a white scarf, worn at the left shoulder or above the left elbow. The Order confers an Grant of Arms to the bearer, if they do not have one already, and ranks equal in the order of precedence as the Lochac Company of Archers and higher in precedence than other varieties of grants of arms. This order is now closed. You can find more information about it's history on the OWL page
    • Order of the Red Wyveryn
      The Order of the Red Wyvern may be given to those who have distinguished themselves over time by performing outstanding service and great prowess in the Martial Arts. They shall also have demonstrated chivalry, courtesy, and courtly behaviour both on and off the field of combat. Such prowess can include skills in Armoured Combat, Archery, Rapier, the Equestrian Arts, Siege Warfare, or Leadership on the warfield. Elevation to this Order shall confer upon the holders a Grant of Arms, if that person is not already a holder of a Grant of Arms. All bearers of Grants of Arms are entitled to be addressed as The Honourable Lord / Lady.
    • Order of the Prometheus
      The order of Prometheus is given for excellence in teaching. The token is a pendant showing a flaming branch of fennel (prometean flame). The Order confers an Award of Arms to the bearer, if they are not already armigerous.
    • Order of the Rapier
      The Order of the Rapier is given for achievement in the field of Rapier fighting. The token is a gold rapier, worn as a pendant. The Order confers an Award of Arms to the bearer, if they are not already armigerous.

    Rowany Festival

    Rowany Festival is a major event in Lochac, and two of the major fencing prizes are traditionally decided here. Those prizes are the Queen's Glove of Courtesy, and the Sword of Chivalry.
    Last updated on 2 May 2017, 1:40:44.