"Marshal of arms, take this sword and go to Prince Hrodir  in the Shire of Korsvag and tell him for me that on account of his great personal courage, valor, and chivalry, I have sent him this sword to signify that I wish to hold a tourney and bouhort of arms In the Canton of Nordleigh, in the presence of ladies and damsels, and many others, on the day and time named, and in a place suitable and convenient for this. And for this tourney I suggest four marshals, chosen from eight marshals, that is to say so and so for marshals chosen by me  Lord James Helmsmith, That they may come to the Lands of the One Saint and fight for there Ladies and Men in fun and love."

A Competition and Tournament in the style of King Rene of Anjou. Held in the Canton of Nordleigh. Hosted by the Canton of Nordleigh and the Canton of Blachemere, in Lands of the Great Barony of Nordskogen held and seated in the Greatest Kingdom of Northshield.


Start Date: 8/19/2016 Thru End Date: 8/21/2016   A.S. 51

Planned Activities: Armored Combat , Archery , Cooking, Rapier Combat , Camping , Cut and Thrust Combat ,

Site:     Mason Poussard
            10922 E. 270th St. Elko,MN

Directions and Site Map

Site Fees:

  • Adults $20
  • Adults w/ Membership $15
  • Students with ID and Member card $7
  • Minor age 6-17 $5      
  • Kids 5 and under free.  
  • Family Cap $45
  • Family Cap $35 w/two adult  Membership Discounts, Family Cap is Two Adults and Two Minors+       

(Make checks out to: The Canton of Nordleigh)

Event Schedule:

Friday August 19

  • 4:00 pm - Site will open for people to set up camp sites and presences. Camping begins Friday night.

Saturday August 20

  • 8:00 am - Site opens for staff, Royalty and anyone who wishes to set up a presence.
  • 9:00 am - Gate opens.
  • 9:00 am - Inspections begin for archery, heavy and rapier.
  • 10:00 am - Rapier scenarios begin.
  • 11:00 am - Combat and archery begins (refer to the specific marshal areas for more information).
  • 1 or 2:00 pm - afternoon fighting scenarios begin (refer to the specific marshal areas for more information).
  • 4:00 pm - scenarios are complete and food is served buffet style by the people cooking all day. Food is included in your site fee and feast gear is encouraged.
  • Court is at the discretion of the Royalty in attendance.
  • Dusk/dark - Evening merriment courtesy of The Lost Boys, please stay and enjoy their hospitality at our fire.
  • Night - Camping continues
Sunday August 21
  • 12:00 noon Site closes 

Site is outdoors on uneven ground, so plan for shade, bug spray, a chair and anything else to make yourself comfortable. There is potable water on site and biffys. Food is on your own, other than Saturday afternoon where we will have a buffet. Camping is available and is covered under the site fee. Site is wet!