I. The "token" will be a brass crescent emblazoned with the arms of the Sylvan Kingdom of Aethelmearc and will be respectfully won or lost only through through honorable combat in the format of Cut & Thrust in accordance with the current policies of the Kingdom Rapier Marshal.
II. A challenge may only be put forth by an individual who is a formal subject of the Kingdom of AEthelmearc and available to accept challenges to maintain circulation of the Iron Ring.
III. A challenge cannot be made for the token on the same day that it has been won.
IV. The token holder must only accept one challenge per day and may accept up to three challenges per day.
V. The Duel must be completed during a formal SCA event or public function.
VI. The Challenge is first and foremost a prowess test of ability. If the Holder has not previously
accepted a Challenge that day, the Holder must accept a challenge if both combatants are in armor. The
combat must be best of three out of five passes. Both combatants should work to come to a mutually acceptable
decision on what sort of combat (i.e., what weapons forms, keeping in mind that the Challenge is first and
foremost a test of prowess and ability).
VII. The token holder must pass the knowledge of these rules to the successful challenger who wins the token to ensure continued conduct of the Challenge.