Guten Tag Alles!
Just wanted to pass this information on to you all, sorry if you get the same statement from a number of different lists!
On October 23-25 (Friday through Sunday), Historic Enterprises will be hosting an event in Poway, CA. This is an international jousting event that features some of the best fighters and western martial arts trainers in the US and throughout the world. This year the event will include a small ‘military through the ages’ village. Along with a handful of other well-known reenactment groups, we have been asked to assemble a group of German’s to discuss our historical military reenactment and general ‘camp-life’ with guests.
Participating Groups Page: http://www.worldjoust.com/festivalofhistory.htm
Home page of the Tournament of the Phoenix/World Joust organization: http://www.worldjoust.com/
Much like Fort MacArthur, this is not a faire, and customers will expect in interact with us as historical docents rather than actors.
In considering your participation with us at this event, please know that the producers are looking for us to demo in camp throughout the day; and as their own knights and the invited Western Martial Arts academy will focus on sword-work, they would like us to primarily demonstrate other aspects of a 16th C military camp.
Gwen has let us know that demonstrating gambling was one of the things she enjoyed about her visit to the DHF encampment at Koroneburg this year – license to gamble indeed!
Historic Enterprises (Jeff and Gwen Hedgecock’s company) is known for their dedication to history and its presentation. This event is sanctioned by the Royal Armouries, in London, England. Prior presenters have included docents from the Armory at Leeds and Dr. Jeffery Forgeng, translator of one of the pre-eminent translations of the Meyer Fechtbuch. This is not your mama’s joust; this is sport jousting with multiple events and scoring based on the historical jousting rules of Late Medieval Europe.
Let us know if you would like to join us for this event by contacting us at the e-mail listed below. At that time you should inform us as to any particular demonstration you would like to run and what size period tent (if any) you would like to be able to set up. Non-period tents are allowed but must be off-site or completely concealed each day at least 30 minutes before the event opens. Alternately, if you have extra space in your period structure and would allow guests to sleep there overnight, please let us know!
Complete event rules and details available upon request.
We look forward to seeing you!
Justice Andres & Cherylyn Crill-Hornsby
firstname.lastname@example.org & email@example.com