Australian Jousting Championships at Kryal Castle

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The epic spectacle of medieval jousting, the world’s original extreme sport, is coming to Victoria this month, when Kryal Castle hosts the Australian Jousting Championships.

Australia’s best will go head-to-head in the high impact jousting competition, which is set to take place on Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 May.

The competition is exactly as it was in the high middle-ages – the competitor’s armour is replica medieval, the rules are true to history and the hits from the three metre wood lances are big and bone-shaking.

World champion jouster and experience director at Kryal Castle, Mr Phillip Leitch will be taking on a field of seven jousters, including NSW husband and wife team Liberty and Rodney Deaman. The remaining field is made up of Queensland’s Amanda Challen and Victoria’s Alexander Gay, Renae Marisma, Gregory Nash, and Ken Spillard.

As well as jousting, the weekend will be packed with medieval entertainment and next-level family fun, including:

– Medieval merchants

– Archery displays

– Axe throwing

– Kids activities including potion making, face painting and much more.

Gates open from 10am to 4pm, the Australian Jousting Championships runs between 11.30am and 2pm on both days.

Content: Kryal Castle

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  • 25 & 26 May

11:30am–2pm

Kryal Castle

121 Forbes Road, Leigh Creek VIC 3352

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$26.50 - $134


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