DFC presents the 2019 Autumn Assault
This event will consist of teams of mens 5 verse 5 bohurt (melee) fighting with full armored medieval knights from the 14th and 15th centuries. Best 2 out of 3 rounds wins a match with a match time limit of 10 minutes. If time is reached in the finals rounds, adjustments will be made to ensure a winner is determined. Some WMFC 1v1 pro fights may occur as well.
Please share our Autumn Assault Event Facebook page
our Hallows Knight Festival page
As part of the Hallows Knight festival, this even is free.
800 Woodward Heights, Fernale, MI
Registration is now closed. Please Contact Us for additional information.
Vendors and Sponsorship
We invite Vendors and Sponsors to apply for participating in our event. Our venue can hold up to 500+ people. Click here to see our rates and a form to apply.
Our event will follow the Historic Medieval Battles (HMB) rules established for Battle of the Nations (BotN).
A review your kit will happen on site. It is expected to have sufficient gear to pass authenticity expectations of HMB events. If you have any questions, feel free to reach out to Contact Us for more info. Some deviations may be allowed, such as for members of AC* leagues.
We are a martial arts club focused on Historic Medieval Battles and armored combat reconstructing the medieval tournament.
We are exited to present to you the latest growing sport in Detroit. This is one of the oldest sports in the world, yet one many have never heard of. Bohurt.
Reconstructing the Medieval Martial Arts tournaments participated in by the nobility of Europe, we offer a grand view into history for the modern audience
Bohurt is also known Historic Medieval Battles and is run as a 5 man team verse a 5 man team in an all out armored combat melee. Other formats include duels with arming swords and bucklers or full shields, longswords or pole axes. The pinnacle of the individual sport is either the triathlon, which is a sequence of duels or the professional fight format, which is similar in rule sets to the bohurt.