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    Jousting Tournament

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    Jousting Tournaments In the medieval times Jousting was a famous sport The process of becoming a knight was not a simple or easy task, in order to be a knight you needed to have the right connections, although you can become a knight as a free man but because of horses, armour, and weapons were so expensive it was more common for a noble or wealthy man to become a knight. Your journey to becoming a knight started at the age of seven, of which you would be called a Page, the job of being a Page was to assist the Lord with his clothing, and help dress him. To act as the servant to the ladies of the court. The Page would also be taught religion, manners, riding, hunting, hawking, and would play strategic games such as Backgammon, or Chess.…

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    The military, social, and political systems in Medieval Times were impacted and influenced by the Medieval tournaments in all aspects of daily life. Medieval tournaments were a source of entertainment for all people in the society regardless of status. A Medieval Tournament was a series of mounted and protected battles, battled as challenges, in which many soldiers contend and the one that wins through the last round or that completes with the best record is pronounced the champ and is honored…

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    “You ready?” my dad said, “then let’s get going!” It was freezing cold outside. I leaped out of the car and onto the sidelines. The gelid snow was piercing into my body. And there I was, at the Semi-finals of my second junior Tennis tournament. The first time I had been to a tennis tournament, I did great. Considerably greater than I expected. I was eleven years old in the summer of sixth grade and I was a semi-finalist at the USTA (United States Tennis Association) junior tournament. Could I…

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    Well I bring this up due to the controversial topic of “Esports aren’t really a sport” and how I disagree with this popular viewpoint. Esports have many traits that are found in other socially accepted sport such as football when a large group is required to work in a coordinated fashion under ample amounts of stress in short periods of time. This is only one of many similarities that Esports shares with other sports that will be discussed. First and foremost, Esports has a captivating…

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    That 's right, these tournaments often pull a much larger than sports competitions such as the World Series, the Super Bowl, and the NBA Finals, often competing for prize pools of millions of dollars. Little to everyone 's knowledge, this is also an industry that has existed since the 1970s and has silently been on the rise through decades. This boasting industry that has been exploding within the past several years is the eSports industry. There are many, many people, especially in today 's…

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    knights rode on horseback across fields with lances and other weapons pointed at each other. Jousting was a very sophisticated sport and it tested the courage and the combat skill of knights. It was an athletic contest to the death (before 14th century). This sport is still played today, however, it is not as prominent as it was during the Middle Ages. Very popular in Medieval Times, jousting tournaments spread quickly all over Europe from its place of origination in France. Jousting was…

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    Jousting Age Restrictions

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    As our modern society has began to advance in knowledge and innovation so have the means in which we are entertained. One way both civilians and royalty have brought entertainment into their lives is by watching the sport of jousting. Although this perverse sport has acquired mass popularity and demand from the public, much controversy has arisen as well. Among the many disputed topics surrounding the field of jousting, there is one that stands out above all others; should there be an age…

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    them much more brave thinking that god was controlling their actions. Also, to be able to put your faith into a “higher power”, took a bit of the weight off of the knights’ shoulders as they rode into battle. Knights are mainly known for their bravery, weaponry, and Code of Conduct. However, it is fairly uncommon to hear what knights did for entertainment during their lives. Knights during this time period competed in Jousting Tournaments. Jousting is where two knights are on horseback, and…

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    Life must have been irrational back in early Europe. Slap happy, drunken, and crazed people was all there was back then. The only rational people were the King and Queen, and any other royalty. A lot of stuff has changed since the medieval times in Europe, and to experience it was extraordinary. At some point time I had learned about the medieval times and what it was like, but never really experienced it. What exactly is the Renaissance Festival? I found this to be a reoccurring thought on the…

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    Jousting Research Paper

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    Rules for Jousting Renaissance There are different types of matches in jousting; each is different in a way. For example, a Grand Tournament takes place over one week and involves as many as sixty-four competitors. During the first four days, the competitors compete in ten random matches. (Fallows 209) The top thirty-two jousters are permitted to enter the next stage of the tournament. In this stage, the rules are elimination tournament style rules until the semi-finals and finals. A random…

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