Martial Activities

Come all ye fighters, fencers, archers, throwers and others! The Debatable Army needs you! Strap on your armor, grab your sword and bow and join the fight!

The Debatable Lands boasts a formidable army, skilled in each of the various martial disciplines practiced in the SCA. Of course, we could not possibly maintain our exemplary degree of skill without continual practice and improvement.

Locations and Times

Practices are held each Sunday afternoon, though the location varies by season:

During the warm-weather months (April through mid-November), practices are held in Highland Park, at the corner of Washington Blvd. and Allegheny River Blvd. Archery and thrown weapons practice begin at 11am and run through 1pm. Fencing begins at 1pm, followed by heavy weapons and youth fighting at 2pm; fencing, heavy weapons and youth fighting continue until 5pm.

During the cold-weather months, heavy weapons, fencing and youth fighting practices are held from 2-6pm at the Pittsburgh Chinese Church, 8711 Old Perry Hwy, Pittsburgh, PA 15237. Archery and thrown weapons do not practice during the colder months.