Events

In addition to our regular classes, Instructors at Academia Duellatoria work with and host a number events and seminars throughout the year. Browse the links below to see what we're up to and where you can find us.

If you would like a workshop, class or seminar in your area, go to the Contact page and send us an email.

Upcoming Events

White Winds Wild West Show

Silverton, OR — Aug 19 - 20, 2017

Join Academia Duellatoria as we teach free classes to the public in Pugilism, cane fighting and the staple of the cavalry the Sabre.…more »

Faerie Worlds 2017

Hornings Hideout — Aug 25 - 27, 2017

Academia Duellatoria returns to FaerieWorlds to teach a variety of martial arts and weaponry classes to the public.…more »

Past Events

White Winds Wild West Show

Silverton, OR — Aug 12 - 13, 2017

Join Academia Duellatoria as we teach free classes to the public in Pugilism, cane fighting and the staple of the cavalry the Sabre.…more »

2nd Star Festival 2017

Springfield, Oregon — Aug 5 - 6, 2017

Join Academia Duellatoria in the Warrior Woods for lessons in Victorian Cane fighting and Military Sabre or Rennaisance Rapier, sidesword or Longsword.…more »

Canterbury Renaissance Faire

Silverton, OR — Jul 29 - 30, 2017

Come join us at on of Oregon's most beautiful Renaissance Faire locations, now a permanent site being improved for faire.…more »

Canterbury Renaissance Faire

Silverton, OR — Jul 22 - 23, 2017

Come join us at on of Oregon's most beautiful Renaissance Faire locations, now a permanent site being improved for the faire.…more »

Victorian Martial Arts Symposium V at PDX GearCon 2017

Double Tree Hotel Portland — Jul 1 - 2, 2017

Come join us as we explore a weekend of Victorian Martial Arts study. Join us for Portland's annual Gaslight-fantastic Explorers, Adventurers, and Romantics' convention at the DoubleTree by Hilton Portland.…more »

5 Days of Knight Camp for Kids - Battle of Agincourt

Academia Duellatoria Portland — Jun 17 - 21, 2017

Academia Duellatoria is pleased to once again offer our summer day camp program, where your kids can learn medieval skills, games, and history. This year we are focusing on the Battle of Agincourt.…more »

Faire in the Grove 2017

McMenamins Grand Lodge — Jun 3 - 4, 2017

Join us for our first big demo of the year at McMenamins Grand Lodge in Forest Grove, Oregon.…more »

OMSI After Dark - Medieval Sciences

Oregon Museum of Science and Industry — May 31, 2017, 6:00pm - 10:00pm

Come join us as we talk about some of the sciences behind European Swords and Swordplay.…more »

5 Days of Knight Camp for Kids 2016

Academia Duellatoria Beaverton — Aug 22 - 26, 2016

Send your children on a quest for glory and nobility with our 5 Days of Knight Camp for Kids.…more »

Second Star Festival 2016

Florence Oregon — Aug 13 - 14, 2016

Join our instructor Jeff Richardson for some hands-on European Martial Arts classes as well at this celebration of "art, music, film, and more" on the Oregon coast.…more »

Beaverton International Celebration 2016

Beaverton, Oregon — Jul 30, 2016, 11:00am - 5:00pm

Join us as we help celebrate Beaverton's international diversity with other groups and businesses from around the area.…more »

Canterbury Renaissance Faire 2016 Weekend 2

Silverton, Oregon — Jul 30 - 31, 2016

Join us for free European Martial Arts lessons at one of Oregon's most beautiful Renaissance Faire locations…more »

Canterbury Renaissance Faire 2016 Weekend 1

Silverton, Oregon — Jul 23 - 24, 2016

Join us for free European Martial Arts lessons at one of Oregon's most beautiful Renaissance Faire locations.…more »

Pirate Day Camp for Kids - Summer 2016

Academia Duellatoria Beaverton — Jul 11 - 15, 2016

Give your kids an unforgettable adventure this summer with our Pirate Day Camp for Kids.…more »

Martial Arts Symposium IV at Westercon 2016/ Gearcon

Double Tree Hotel - Portland, OR — Jul 1 - 4, 2016

Medieval to Victorian Martial Arts at one of the largest Science Fiction conventions on the West Coast.…more »

Oregon Renaissance Faire

Canby Events Center — Jun 18 - 19, 2016

All you can eat European Martial Arts at Oregon's newest Renaissance Faires.…more »

Faire In The Grove 2016

McMenamin's Grand Lodge - Forest Grove, OR — May 14 - 15, 2016

Free martial arts classes at Forest Grove's annual medieval fair.…more »

Winter Knight Camp: War of the Roses

Academia Duellatoria Portland — Dec 28 - 31, 2015

Our winter day camp for ages 7 - 12 (First Grade and up) will focus on the War of the Roses.…more »

Summer Pirate Camp 2015

Academia Duellatoria - Portland — Aug 17 - 21, 2015

Our Summer Pirate Camp program is focused on teaching historical arts connected to the martial culture of Europe in the time of the 18th and 19th century. We teach history and real world skills related to the time of pirates and privateers.…more »

summer knight camp 2015

Academia Duellatoria - Portland — Jul 6 - 10, 2015

Summer Knight Camp is focused on teaching historical arts connected to the martial culture of Europe in the time of the crusades and beyond to the 16th century. We teach history and real world skills related to the time and culture of Knighthood.…more »

Winter Kid's Camp

Academia Duellatoria - Portland — Dec 29 - 31, 2014

Join us for a rollicking good time as we set sail in our imaginations on this piratically themed day camp at Academia Duellatoria…more »

Set Sail for a Cause

Red Lion Hotel on the River, Jantzen Beach, OR — Sep 20 - 21, 2014

Academia Duellatoria and the Royaliste will be down at the docks for this fabulous fundraiser in support of the Leukemia Lymphoma Society. Come join us for good fun and a good cause.…more »

2014 Douglas County Highland Games

Riverbend Park Winston, Oregon — Aug 16 - 17, 2014

This will be our first year with the Celtic Highland Games in Douglas County. We're looking forward meeting many new friends as we once again offer free classes to the public. Come on by and say "Hi."…more »

Faerieworlds 2014

Mt. Pisgah Eugene, Oregon — Jul 25 - 27, 2014

More sword-play in the land of the Fae. Academia Duellatoria will be providing the public classes. Come on by to take a class or just chat about sharp stuff.…more »

5 Days of Knight Camp for Kids Aged 8-12

Academia Duellatoria - Portland — Jul 7 - 11, 2014

Kids camp is focused on teaching historical arts connected to the martial culture of Europe in the time of the crusades and beyond to the 16th century. We teach history and real world skills related to the time and culture of Knighthood.…more »

Women's Self Defense Workship

Academia Duellatoria - Portland — May 24, 2014, 9:30am - 4:30pm

Women's only self defense workshop taught by Academia Duellatoria This is a 6 hour class with a break in the middle for lunch. Please note this workshop is open to women only…more »

Faire in the Grove 2014

McMenamin's Grand Lodge - Forest Grove, OR — May 3 - 4, 2014

Academia Duellatoria returns to one of our favorite annual haunts for more fun and mayhem…more »

Saturday Seminar #1: Gerard Thibault's Academy of the Sword

Academia Duellatoria Portland — Feb 22, 2014, 10:00am - 5:00pm

Join us for an introduction to the principals and techniques of this early 17th Century rapier system.…more »

Faire in the Grove 2013

McMenamin's Grand Lodge - Forest Grove, OR — May 4 - 5, 2013

We will once again be providing classes and demonstrations of the Historical European Martial Arts out on the front lawn of the McMenamin's Grand Lodge in Forest Grove, OR.…more »

Time Traveller's Ball 2012

Historic Downtown Hillsboro — Oct 13, 2012, 10:00am - 10:00pm

Academia Duellatoria is teaming up with the Hillsboro Historical Society to make the third installment of the Time Traveller's Ball the best yet. Stay tuned for more details.…more »

Portland Pirate Festival 2012

Historic St. Helens — Sep 1, 2012, 10:00am - 10:00pm

Join us once again for all of the free public classes and demonstrations you can handle at the seventh annual Portland Pirate Festival. Stay tuned for more details.…more »

St Helens Maritime Heritage Festival

St. Helens, OR — Jul 13 - 14, 2012

Join us for the West Coast debut of the tall ship Royaliste.…more »

O.H.E.N. 2012 Homeschool Convention

Beaverton, OR — Jun 30, 2012, 9:00am - 5:15pm

European Martial Arts at the Oregon Home Educator's Network Homeschool Convention…more »

OMSI After Dark: Fire and Water

Portland, OR — Jun 27, 2012, 7:00pm - 11:30pm

Stay out late with OMSI and Academia Duellatoria as OMSI After Dark explores the theme of Fire and Water…more »

Sherwood Fantasy Faire

Sherwood, OR — Jun 16 - 17, 2012

Knights and pirates and faeries, oh my! We’ll be bringing the mayhem.…more »

Faire in the Grove 2012

McMenamins Grand Lodge — May 5 - 6, 2012

Academia Duellatoria will once again be providing free public classes and demonstrations throughout the weekend. Stay tuned for more details.…more »

Blade Forging Demo at OMSI

Oregon Museum of Science and Industry — Sep 24 - 25, 2011

Blade forging and combat demonstrations at the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry…more »

Omsi After Dark

Oregon Museum of Science and Industry — Jul 27, 2011, 7:00pm - 11:00pm

Join us at OMSI's monthly 21 and over event as we examine the science of swordplay and self-defense at the Chronicles of Narnia exhibit.…more »

Fundamentals of the Western Martial Arts Workshop

Meford Elks Lodge — Jun 10 - 12, 2011

Explore fundamental concepts in the study of the Western Martial Arts.…more »

Faire in the Grove 2011

McMenamins Grand Lodge — Apr 29 - May 1, 2011

Classes, demonstrations, and tournaments at Forest Grove's annual medieval faire....…more »

2011 Pacific Martial Arts Conference

Eugene, OR — Apr 3, 2011, 10:00am - 5:00pm

Jeff and Matthew will be presenting a short class on German grappling at this event.…more »

Southern Oregon Thibault Seminar

Medford, OR — Aug 13 - 15, 2010

Instructors from Academia Duellatoria will present lectures and hands on instruction in the use of the rapier as described by Gerard Thibault d'Anvers in his 1630 treatise, 'Academie de l'espee'.…more »

Fair in the Grove 2010

Forest Grove, OR — Apr 23 - 25, 2010

Join Academia Duellatoria students and instructors and members of the Society for Creative Anachronism for a weekend of free classes and demonstrations of Western Europe's rich martial heritage.…more »

Bartitsu Seminar with Guest Instructor Tony Wolf

Milwaukie, OR — Mar 20 - 21, 2010

Academia Duellatoria will be hosting Tony Wolf as a guest instructor for a weekend seminar March 20th and 21st of 2010 to be held in the Portland area. Price is $75.00 for the weekend. We expect this class to fill up and space is limited.…more »

Western Martial Arts Coalition International Gathering

Houston, TX — Mar 19 - 21, 2010

Instructor at Arms Matthew Howden from Academia Duellatoria Portland will be presenting two classes on Gerard Thibault's 'Academy of the Sword.'…more »

Past Events

Northwestern United States — May 15, 1999 - Nov 7, 2009

A brief glance at some of our past events.…more »