Jousting, also known as tilting, is a European martial competition between two mounted combattants, which enjoyed its peak popularity in the 14th to 16th centuries. Combattants were typically armed with a lance, which they would use to attempt to unhorse their opponent. Today, modern jousters may compete in full-contact jousting (involving body protection based on mediaeval armour), or in jousting against targets (such as rings or quintains).
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National Jousting Association
The United States' association for ring jousting, the country's longest continuously contested sport. History, rules, clubs, and schedules.
Amateur Jousting Club of Maryland
Established in 1958, the AJC has hosted more than 650 tournaments in its history.
International Jousting League
An international jousting and re-enactment community made up of five divisions and sixteen nations.
Maryland Jousting Tournament Association
The oldest jousting league in the United States. Site features the sport's Hall of Fame, competitors' handbook, and east coast rules.
Mounted swordsmanship instruction and equipment.
SCA Equestrian Marshal
Society for Creative Anachronism's resources for jousting and other mounted combat. Includes rules, handbooks, and regional contacts.
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