Photo by Mistress Arianna of Wynthrope.

Photo by Mistress Arianna of Wynthrope.

Youth Fighters, it’s time to spiff up your armor and put fresh duct tape on your swords! The Æthelmearc Youth Combat Champions’ Tourney will be held on May 16 at Æthelmearc War Practice in the Canton of Steltonwald. Anywhere from one to three Champions will be chosen by Their Majesties, Timothy and Gabrielle, based on their prowess and chivalry. Champions will receive the regalia from the current champions, Otto Brandulfarson (Division 1) and Stephen of Æthelmearc (Division 3), and serve as Kingdom Champions until the next tourney is held by Their Majesties’ successors.

Schedule for youth fighting at War Practice:

Friday night:
  • 6:30 pm to dark – authorizations and a “Try it” session, with loaner armor available. We encourage all youth fighters who are not yet authorized to attend this session if possible. This will give you a little extra practice before fighting in the tourney and help us get things started quickly Saturday morning.
Saturday morning:
  • 8:00 am – list opens for inspections
  • 9:00 – Authorizations
  • 9:30 – Youth Champion’s Tourney begins
  • 10:30-11:30 – Melees

The Youth Combat list will be on the main battlefield, to the east of the thrown weapons range and alongside Currie Road. Look for a blue pop-up canopy.

For more information on Æthelmearc War Practice, see the Steltonwald website.

If you have any questions about youth combat at Æthelmearc War Practice, please contact the Marshal-in-Charge, Mistress Arianna of Wynthrope.