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Jousting is a Family Sport

Ring Jousting is not a sport of armor and battle. But rather a sport of accuracy and horsemanship.

Jousts are often held in conjunction with Church Dinners and Fairs.

To honor the history of Jousting, often parades are held prior to the joust in which the riders dress in Medieval Attire. At the conclusion of the joust the awards are presented in a "Crowning Ceremony". 

Participants in jousting come from every walk of life and every age group.
It is truly a sport for every generation.

Ring jousting is a family sport, often with mothers, fathers, sisters, brothers, daughters and sons competing against each other.

Although the State Sport of Maryland, active jousting clubs also exist in Virginia, West Virginia and Pennsylvania.  The season culminates with the National Championship Joust held the second Saturday in October.

The Joust

The "Maid of Ritz Bits", a semi-professional jouster, catches three rings at a Joust at Tuckahoe Equestrian Center.

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Coming Soon - "A Jouster's Gallery"
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