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Longsword Open Tournament

Have you been learning fencing for a while?

Now is the time to start competing – The Longsword Open is a tournament focusing on the medieval sword held in two hands. The tournament will be friendly and safe. Fight or Watch you will be welcomed, we even have swords and some protective equipment to borrow.

BOOK HERE

Schedule
Sunday 14th of October

10 am – Hall opens for rego and warmup tournament
10:30 – Registrations close
11 am – Two Handed Sword Tournament
12 pm – Lunch break
1 pm – More tournament and finals
3 pm – Pub

Longswords and feders will be restricted to a total length of less than 125 cm and must meet weight and flex requirements – some swords will be available to borrow on the day as well.

All other rules – to be advised.

Costs
Participant – $25
Spectators & Staff – Free

BOOK HERE

Venue
The Melbourne Salle
12/64 Oakover Rd
Preston Vic 3072

Sword & Buckler Open Tournament

The Sword & Buckler Open is a set tournaments with a focus on historical techniques.

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Schedule
Sunday 23rd of September

9 am – hall opens for rego and warmup
10 am – Speed Single Sword tournament
11 am – Sword & Buckler Tournament
12 pm – Lunch break
1 pm – More Sword & Buckler tournament and finals
3 pm – Pub

The Speed Single Sword will be a fast, safe, and fun tournament. The Sword & Buckler tournament will be a serious, safe, and fun tournament.

Acceptable swords are any sparring safe sword that would historically (pre 1600) have been paired with a buckler, including: arming sword, broadsword, sidesword, messer, and others,

Full Rules

Costs
Participant – $25
Spectators & Staff – Free

BOOK HERE

Venue
The Melbourne Salle
12/64 Oakover Rd
Preston Vic 3072

Two Handed Sword Open Tournament

The Two Handed Sword Open is a set tournaments with a focus on historical techniques.

Schedule
Sunday 1st of July 2018

9 am –   Hall opens for rego and warmup
10 am – Speed Single Sword Tournament
11 am – Two Handed Sword Tournament
12 pm – Lunch break
1 pm –   More tournament and finals
3 pm –   Pub

 

The single sword will be a fast, safe, and fun tournament. The two handed sword tournament will be a serious, safe, and fun tournament.

Two handed swords must be 100 cm or longer in the blade and 26 cm or longer in the handle.

All other rules – to be advised.

BOOK HERE

Costs
Participant – $25
Spectators & Staff – Free

Venue
The Melbourne Salle
12/64 Oakover Rd
Preston Vic 3072

 

Capoferro Open Tournament

The Capoferro Open is a set of rapier tournaments with a focus on historical techniques.

Schedule
(subject to change due to registration numbers)

Sunday 6th of May 2018
9 am – hall opens for rego and warmup
10 am – Speed sword & companion tournament
11 am – Single sword Tournament
12 pm – Lunch break
1 pm – More single sword tournament and finals
3 pm – Pub

Rules
The sword & companion will be a fast, safe, and fun tournament. The single sword tournament will be a serious, safe, and fun tournament.

Companion includes: cloak, dagger, or buckler. There will be some companion items available to borrow on the day.

Rest of rules to be advised.

Costs
Participant – $25
Spectators & Staff – Free

Venue
The Melbourne Salle
12/64 Oakover Rd
Preston Vic 3072

Fiore Open Tournament

The Fiore Open will include a Longsword tournament and a Dagger tournament, with a focus on historical techniques and equipment.

Schedule
(subject to change due to registration numbers)

Sunday 8th of April 2018
9 am – hall opens for rego and warmup
10 am – Dagger tournament
12 pm – lunch break
1 pm – Longsword tournament
3 pm – Finals

Rules
To be advised

Costs
Participant – $25
Spectators & Staff – Free

Venue
The Melbourne Salle
12/64 Oakover Rd
Preston Vic 3072

200 Year Tournaments – 2016

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Three tournaments held on Sunday the 14th of August. Presented by the Fitzroy College of Arms, and the School of Historical Fencing.

Schedule
(subject to change due to registration numbers)

9   am – hall opens for rego and warmup
10 am – Single Sword tournament
11 am – Novice Single Sword tournament
12 pm – lunch break
1  pm – Longsword tournament
3  pm – Finals

Book for the tournaments here

Rules
Novice tournament – Draft – http://tinyurl.com/zapjvwc
Single Sword tournament – Draft – http://tinyurl.com/hgtp8kw
Longsword tournament – Draft – http://tinyurl.com/jfepfrw

Costs
Participant – $15
Spectators & Staff – Free

Venue
Carlton Scout Hall
12 Shakespeare St
Carlton North, Victoria 3054

February Beginners Course

Join our beginners course in Knightly Combat starting on the 27th of February. This course will teach the fundamental skills of medieval combat as taught by Fiore dei Liberi: to fence with longsword, fight with dagger, and to wrestle when you have neither.

The course runs for 8 consecutive Saturday morning classes, skipping Easter (the 26th of March) and concludes on the 23rd of April. Classes will be held at Carlton Scout Hall, Shakespeare St Carlton, starting at 10:30 am and finishing at 12 pm, with unstructured training afterwards until 12:30 pm.

The course costs $170 for adults, and $145 for concession, which includes annual membership in the school, as well as access to all required equipment.

Register for the course here.

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June Beginners Course

Join our beginners course in Knightly Combat starting on the 26th of June. The course runs for 8 consecutive Friday evening classes and concludes on the 14th of August.

The course will be held at Carlton Scout Hall, Shakespeare St Carlton. Class will start at 6:30 pm and finish at 7:45 pm with unstructured training afterwards until 9:45 pm.

The course costs $160 for adults, and $135 for concession, which includes membership in the school for 2015, as well as access to all required equipment.

Register for the course here.