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    Knights from around the globe battle it out October 16-18

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    Annual enemies, eternal friends

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    Hit hard, leave friends – may the best knight win October 16-18

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    The thunder of hooves, the crash of steel, the shattering of lances!

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    All the pageantry of the past brought to glorious life! October 16-18

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    Hawks, hounds and hunting at the Poway Rodeo grounds

-THE TOURNAMENT OF THE PHOENIX - Thrill to the awesome spectacle as knights from the US, England, Norway and the Netherlands compete in a fierce 3 day, 7 event competition!

-THE FESTIVAL OF HISTORY- Hands-on history at its best as our Festival of History presents Rome to the Renaissance

--THE SQUIRES SKILL AT ARMS- Cheer for the Squires as they compete from horseback with lance, swords, and spears in this 3 day, 9 event competition.

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Jousting - Games - Crafts - Storytelling - Live music - Falconry - Unique hand crafted items from local artisans - Delicious food and treats - Fun for the whole family!

Competitors

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Bertus Brokamp

NETHERLANDS

First tournament: 2010

Motto: Casant!

 

 

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Bertus fractured his upper jawbone in 2008 while training for the joust. The horse threw him off, and he landed face-first into an oak fence. He says he was lucky- no eye or teeth gone, and nothing dislocated!

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Sean Francis George

ENGLAND

First tournament: 2003

Motto: 'Amor Vincit Omnia' (Love Conquers All)

 

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Sean once jumped out of a perfectly good aircraft 11,000ft dressed as James Bond in a tuxedo to raise money for The Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial Fund.

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Jeffrey Hedgecock

USA
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First tournament: 2003

Motto: 'Honneur seurlement entre egaux' (Honour only among equals)

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Jeffrey and his company Voorhut Fahnlein Arms created the armour for the 1992 cult classic 'Army of Darkness'

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Ivar Mauritz-Hansen

NORWAY

First tournament: 2011

Motto:"Experientia docet" (Experience is the best teacher)

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Ivar played drums in a metal band before he took up jousting.

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Steve Mallett

ENGLAND
Order of the Crescent

First tournament: 2001

Motto: Motto: Cedo nulli (I yield to no one)

 

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If you look very closely, you may see Steve riding in Maleficent, 47 Ronin, Cinderella, Jack the Giant Slayer, Exodus and other box office favourites.

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Tournament of the Phoenix Video

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Tournament Of The Phoenix

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The original 'extreme' sport and the world’s premier knightly tournament, only the most highly skilled athletes are invited to this 3- day, 7-event Olympic style competition.

Find information about the events, scoring and rules here.

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Festival Of History

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History comes to life as you try on armour, weave cloth, try your hand at calligraphy and take your place in a shield wall. Don't just read about the past, experience it hands-on!

Learn more about our time-traveling visitors here.

 

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Squire's Skill at Arms

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Cheer for the Squires as they compete with lance, sword, and spear in a separate tournament of their own. There are 9 events over 3 days in this competition.

Find information about the events, scoring and rules here.

 

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Plan Your Day

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Don’t miss a thing! With so much to do and see, use this handy daily schedule and an event site map to plan your day.

Find the event schedule and a site map here.

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