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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

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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.

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Costs
Participant – $25
Spectators & Staff – Free

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

 

Sidesword Open Tournament

The Sidesword Open is a set tournaments with a focus on historical techniques.

Schedule
(subject to change due to registration numbers)

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

BOOK HERE

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

Weapons shall be any straight bladed single handed cut & thrust swords based on historical designs (including weight and balance) from the 16th or early 17thc including: Arming Sword, Broadsword, Backsword, Schiavona, Katzbalger, and Sidesword. In keeping with this intention weapons must weigh more than 900 g and less than 1500 g, and have blades less than 94 cm long.

Rest of rules to be advised.

Costs
Participant – $25
Spectators & Staff – Free

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

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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