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2020 Bordergate Defenders is not currently planned to be held at Quad War. It is tentatively planned on a separate date. In 2019, it was held on the July lond weekend.


If you are interested in vying for one of these Defender positions, the following rules apply:


  • The Bordergate Defender will serve for a term of one year and is responsible for the regalia and passing it on to the next year's successor.
  • At the end of the year, they will organize and host a competition for the next year's title. If they are unable to do so, they will inform the Bordergate Seneschal within a reasonable amount of lead time in order for other arrangements to be made.
  • In order to compete, you must hold a valid membership in the SCA.
  • The entrant must be in attendance at the event where the Defendership is being held.


2019-2020 Defenders

Archery: Son of Duke Rorik

Arts& Science: Morris

Bardic: Daegan O'Malley

Bardic Youth: unfilled

Heavy Combat:

Heavy Combat Youth: unfilled



2018-2019 Defenders

Archery: Alric the Indecisive

Arts& Science:


Bardic Youth:

Heavy Combat:

Heavy Combat Youth:



2017-2018 Defenders

Archery: Eđla þunnkárr

Arts& Science: Hlíf Angarsdóttir

Bardic: Bandon Paul

Bardic Youth: Gabriel

Heavy Combat: Olaf the Snowman

Heavy Combat Youth: Fergus

Rapier: Edward Mackay


2016-2017 Defenders

Archery: Matteao of the Hammered Kneadle

Arts& Science: Cigale of Vinjar

Bardic: Alen Benbow

Bardic Youth: Unnamed

Heavy Combat: Aemon Brennos

Rapier: Unfilled


2015-2016 Defenders

Archery: Stephan StAmour

Arts & Science: Robert of Siguelhundas

Bardic: Johannes Köslin

Bardic Youth: Phoenyx

Heavy Combat: Donnan Sionnach

Rapier: Dean Artie Moggy

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