Category: Armored Fighting

Kearney Tournament 2016


Pre Tournament

Kearney tournament was held on 12th and 13th with two full days of fighting. This event was local for us and only 20 min from our front door! To help grow this local event my husband and I hosted as many fighters as we could stuff into our house. The day before the event was set up for anyone who arrived early enough; they set up tents, a barricade for the fighting arena, and much more. We ended up having 9 women in attendance which is a LOT of women fighters. We were able have two teams with substitutes and get some solid fighting in. (more…)

ITOC 2016


Almost 90 fighters from around the world gathered in Springfield, Illinois for The International Tournament of Chivalry. Included in their ranks were nine fighters from the California team Ursus. My husband and I have been driving down to San Jose every weekend for team practice and to build my armor in just over a month. It’s been a whirlwind getting everything finished (more…)

Battle of the Nations 2016

My husband, David Dixon, was the team captain for the USA team competing at Battle of the Nations, the international championships for historical medieval battle. It was held May 5-9th, 2016 in Prague, Czech Republic. David fought on USA1 for group battle 5v5 and the team for group battle 21v21. Each team is allowed up to three 5’s teams and one 21’s. All armor and weapons used must be (more…)