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The inaugural Blizzard Brawl, on January 25, 2020 was a success! Everyone had a great time, though the day was long. Thank you to all participants, volunteers and spectators for making the event what it was. Results of competition are:

Gold – Alex Williamson
Silver – Daniel Lenfest-Jameson
Bronze – Josh MacDonald

There will surely be a second event next year, and we’ve already gotten great feedback from participants, so it’ll be even better the next time around! Check out the photos below, to see some of the action, match shots so far are only from Pool A … we are still gathering media!

Blizzard Brawl 2020 is
The Forge’s first dussack tournament, created to beat back the winter blues and
to open up the HEMA competitive scene
to those who don’t want
to invest in all the gear
right away.

WHEN: Saturday, January 25, 2020
WHERE: Highland Park Community Hall, Calgary, Alta.
WHAT: Round robin pools, followed by an eight fighter, single elimination finals bracket. Click Here for the Rules.
Fighters must meet minimum gear requirements, Click Here for Equipment List.

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We will be encouraging all fighters, spectators and party-goers, to bring in items to support Calgary’s Alpha House. Items such as jackets, toques, mittens, and anything to help them keep fighting through the winter.