What is Amtgard?
Amtgard is a swords and sorcery styled medieval combat, culture, and sciences organization. Amtgard was founded in El Paso, Texas in 1981 and has since spread throughout North America and the rest of the world. With over ten thousand active members representing a diverse swath of humanity it’s safe to say there is something for everybody in Amtgard. Whether you’re a teenager in high school or an established adult, you will be able to find a welcoming and inviting peer group that is excited to welcome you to the game.
What Can Amtgard Offer Me?
Amtgard is an excellent way to encourage interest in medieval combat, arts, and sciences. It’s also a fun and exciting way to get exercise while meeting new people. Here is an example of a few of the common activities Amtgardians engage in:
Medieval team combat using safe foam replicas
Tournament combat using safe foam replicas
Brewing and cooking
Singing and performance