Texas Assault Singlestick Tournament at Dickens on the Strand - Galveston Texas
December 8th. 11am - 6pm
$15 early registration, $20 at the door.
$15 for a t-shirt
Location at the Elissa Tall ship in Galveston Texas.Texas Seaport Museum
No experience required and we encourage stick fighters from various
disciplines to participate. HEMA, WMA, SCA, Escrima, Fencing,
Scottish/Highland Games renactors, etc.
Registration opens at: 11am. Fencing starts at 12 noon.
show up early since the area will be very crowded and difficult to get
to. Fencing will be out doors on the deck around the Elissa. The
finals will be held ON THE DECK OF THE 1877 tall ship ELISSA!!! Wow.
- Fencing masks required. Loaners are available, please contact us before hand just to make sure.
Padded gloves for your sword hand are needed. The hilt will protect
your hand, but some type of thick padded hockey glove is needed to
protect your wrist on your sword hand. Loaners are available upon early
request. Hockey gloves can be purchased for less that $20 at sporting
good companies. They must cover the wrist. Single layer gloves are not
acceptable like work, welding or swordsman gloves.
- A sport fencing jacket (heavy duty material) or thick sweatshirt is the minimum requirements. A padded jacket
or plastern is recommended.
- Sword arm elbow guard is recommended.
- Rattan singlesticks with leather baskethilts will be provided.
Historic dress is not required. But highly recommended. Black HEMA
gear with knickers is fine. Fencing whites are fine. A sweatshirt worn
under a historic shirt would work well. Let us know what you come up
be posted soon. This is a sporting event and we are making every
effort to not be biased towards a particular style. All participants
will be using the same weapon. We will need some judges from difference
backgrounds. They will call the action and hits.
- There will be no thrusting.
To be determined based on number of
participants. We plan on each person to have at least 6-10 bouts.
The tournament will be head in conjunction with the 40th anniversary of Dickens on the Strand in Galveston Texas.Dickens on the Strand, Galveston, Texas