The following rules represent the standard ruleset for Tournaments being held by Royal Arts fencing academy. This includes: Ascalon, Blue Box, Looking Sharpe, and Hemmageddon
General Operating Rules
1.21 - Forbidden Techniques
Any technique which aims to bend or turn a limb against its natural direction.
Grapples where only the neck or head is manipulated.
Strikes to the back of the head or the spine.
Strikes to any unprotected area due to equipment failure, such as a mask falling off.
Offenses deemed highly unsafe or unethical may result in a black card by the Director or Tournament Technical Director.