Final Weekend of the Tennessee Renaissance Festival

It is the final weekend of the 2013 season of the Tennessee Renaissance Festival. For Memorial day weekend the festival features a full armor jousting tournament. The Gath of Baal International Jousting Tournament is a three day jousting tournament with various styles of jousting.

jousting

FRENCH …………………………………with emblazoned shield, passing left shoulder unto left shoulder, crossing the lance over the horse’s neck and attempting to strike the other knight’s shield in an attempt to unhorse him
NORTHERN ITALIAN ……………..without benefit of shield, passing left shoulder unto left shoulder, crossing the lance over the horse’s neck and attempting to strike the other knight’s unprotected breastplate or helm in an attempt to unhorse him
PLANKENGESTECH………………..with plackards added, passing left shoulder unto left shoulder, crossing the lance over the horse’s neck and attempting to strike the other knight’s breastplate in an attempt to unhorse him.
WELSCHGESTECH …………………with grand guards & buffs, passing left shoulder unto left shoulder, crossing the lance over the horse’s neck and attempting to strike the other knight’s grand guard in an attempt to unhorse him
REALGESTECH ………………………with gridded grand guards & buffs, passing left shoulder unto left shoulder, crossing the lance over the horse’s neck and attempting to strike the other knight’s grand guard in an attempt to unhorse him.

For more information and pics from previous years visit the main site renaissancefairepictorial

Also this weekend only new the the festival Toucan Dubh,a musical group performing Irish/Celtic and modern music, based in the Atlanta, Georgia area.

Empty Hats
It is annual payment time here at Renaissance Faire Pictorial. If you’ve like the site please help me by placing a donation in the tip jar located on the right side of this page.

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~ by Chris on May 24, 2013.

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