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Tournament of the Phoenix

An exciting event is coming to Poway this month- the Tournament of the Phoenix.  It is an exhilarating family event based on traditions of the Middle Ages.  Modern-day knights who are among the world’s most skilled international competitors come together in this 7th Annual tournament.

The 3-day tournament is a 6-segment competitive sporting event which also includes entertainment, activities, vendors and food. With knights from Poland, the United States, New Zealand, and the Netherlands, the competitors are real athletes in a real competition.  They are not staged or choreographed!

The competition is held October 18, 19 and 20.  Friday, the 18th is a Preview Day with competition days following on Saturday and Sunday. Check out the full schedule of events here. You can meet knights before and after shows as well as the horses. Additionally, there are ongoing events throughout the day.

The Tournament will be held at the Poway Rodeo Grounds, 14336 Tierra Bonita Rd., Poway. Buy your tickets online here.

Get your tickets quickly and enjoy a unique experience at this medieval family event!


photo courtesy of WorldJoust


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