2019 INTERNATIONAL JOUSTING CHAMPIONSHIP

NOTHING LIKE IT ANYWHERE!
THE 33RD SONORA CELTIC FAIRE HOSTS THE INTERNATIONAL ULTIMATE JOUSTING CHAMPIONSHIP,
“KNIGHTS OF MAYHEM” VS. “KNIGHTS OF VALOR”!
Sonora's Arena

“Knights’ of Mayhem”, from the National Geographic Tv show, have challenged some of the stars from the History Channels, “Full Metal Joust”, to a full-scale, no holds bar, extreme jousting re-match, this will make history!

In 2011, the Sonora Celtic Faire was the set location for the second episode of the National-Geographic show “Knights of Mayhem”. At the time the reigning champion of hard-core jousting was Sir-Charlie Andrews.

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Years later, Sir Charlie is still up to defend his title at Sonora again. In fact Charlie has made a recent statement that he will defend his title against all challengers in the rain or snow if need be!

At the 2019 Sonora event, the public will be able to enjoy the sporting event from an arena that is 70% covered from the effects of mother nature, so rain, shine, or snow, all challenges will be accepted.

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Ever wanted to sit down with one of King Arthur’s Knights of the Round Table and talk Jousting over a shot of whisky or stout, we’ll now is your chance! This party is however limited to just a few fine nobles like you. The only requirement is you buy a ticket and have a fun time… A no-host bar will feature the Celtic Faires best ales & whiskies, music by the Wicked Tinkers- with selected performers, and a chance to meet & greet the “Knights of Mayhem” Jousting Team. The group’s leader, Sir Charlie Andrews, was recently featured on Netflix’s “GForces’, as well as his own National Geographic television program, “Knights of Mayhem’. Tickets are limited. Party starts at 7pm, Saturday March 9th. 

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The Winner of the 2017 Ultimate International Jousting Tournament "Charlie Andrews" giving the trophty to the knight who unhorsed him Greg Boxma - Canada, what a good sport!

THIS YEAR'S COMPETITORS

Eddie the "Hit Man" Rigney

Eddie the "Hit Man" Rigney, has been jousting for 5 years in his first two weeks of competitive jousting he was ranked number 2 in the ultimate jousting championships world standings. He represented the U.S.A competing at the largest tournament ever held in Europe last year and placed second against the top competitors from 21 countries

Ripper More

Ripper Moore has been jousting for over two decades. He has broken lances and emptied saddles all over the United States and Canada, and even down in Australia. He has competed against knights from the far corners of the western world and won multiple national and international championships. He was the head coach for the Red Team in History's TV show Full Metal Jousting.

TJ Duquette "The Mountain"

TJ Duquette "The Mountain" - TJ grew up in northern Ontario, in the city of Sudbury. From a young age, he has always been interested in the medieval era. Throughout his life, he has studied this time in history and participated in a number of re-enactment groups. In the sport of Extreme, Jousting TJ is considered possibly the largest competitor in the sport weighing almost 500lbs while in his massive suit of armor. This solidity and firm seat in the saddle has earned him the nickname "The Mountain" inspired by the large character from the popular TV show Game of Thrones. TJ is one of the senior knights and an extremely experienced competitor of the Knights of Valour, as an excellent showman, he also holds the title of Lord Marshal in the troupe and is often the voice of the show as an entertaining emcee. Though he may not always win, you can be sure that if he is on the field you will be entertained

Charlie Mason Andrews

Charlie Mason Andrews is the Founder and Captain of the Knights of Mayhem.
He is a 13 time World Champion Heavy Armor Jouster, winner of more than 100 tournaments to date.
Charlie is a veteran and strong supporter of our military and law enforcement and often rides for causes like Back the Badge.
Off the field, he is a single father who also devotes time to visiting children with life threating illnesses in hospitals.

Robert Archer

Robert Archer, a true Craftsman, began learning mechanics as a youth in his father's custom car shop. He went on to learn jewelry and woodworking before joining the Marines. As a former Marine, he opened his own custom car shop, Big Wizard Customs, and refined his skills while adding leather work, welding, and metal fabrication. After Hurricane Ivan forced him to close his shop he went on to work in disaster recovery, demolition, and in the construction field as a crew leader traveling the world assembling membrane structures. He was the armorer and a horse handler on History Channel's Full Metal Jousting. Robert has recently entered the theater world as prop master and practical effects tech for Evil Dead the musical, and other minor productions. Sir Archer finally started jousting last summer after nearly 20 years as a squire and armorer for the Knights of Valour. Charlie Mason Andrews is the Founder and Captain of the Knights of Mayhem.
He is a 13 time World Champion Heavy Armor Jouster, winner of more than 100 tournaments to date.
Charlie is a veteran and strong supporter of our military and law enforcement and often rides for causes like Back the Badge.
Off the field, he is a single father who also devotes time to visiting children with life threating illnesses in hospitals.

Marcelo Benhumeas

Marcelo Benhumeas is a veteran jouster from Mexico City, he is, in fact, the Champion of Mexico.
Invited to joust two years ago and trained by the Knights of Valour, Marcelo proudly represents his colors, and has competed in the lysts against some of the strongest competitors in full contact heavy armor jousting.

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