Blank Round Shield – Custom 16 Gauge Steel Battle Ready – Natural – One Size This battle-ready Blank SCA Round Shield is made of 16 gauge thick steel which will protect you from poundings in reenactments and tournaments. The blued steel makes for easy painting. It is your responsibility to understand SCA combat rules and regulations. These rules and regulations vary from tournament to tournament and all standards are subject to interpretation by Tournament Marshall. For your own protection, do not use this or any other shield in any combat activity unless it is approved by SCA Officials prior to event.