Portland (Rose City)


Rose City Chapter: Tiernan, Adam, Greg, Alfredo, Shawn, Tristan, Deryk, Nicholas, and Charles

The Loyal Order of the Sword’s Rose City chapter in Portland, Oregon is comprised of several astute fencers. Their interests include longsword, sword & buckler, messer, military sabre, and heavily focus on sidesword and rapier combat.

Rapier drills (photo credit Jason Desomer, the Portland Mercury)



We practice on Thursdays, 7:00-9:00 pm at the Milwaukie Elks Lodge with the Rose City Historical Fencing Collective. For information on chapter practices and guest instruction, contact members of the Rose City Historic Fencing Collective on their Facebook page.


Deryk, Charles, Shawn, Nicholas, Tristan, and Adam at the 2017 All’s Faire.

Tournament Record:

Swordsquatch 2017
Alfredo Velez Gold in Rapier
Adam Triplett Silver in Rapier

All’s Faire HEMA Tournament 2017
Nicholas Chase Gold in Sabre
Adam Triplett Silver in Rapier

Valkyrie Rapier Open Tournament 2016
Tristan Fackler Gold in Category 3

Shawn’s Tournament Record:

Victoria Highland Games HEMA Open 2018
Silver in Advanced Steel Longsword
4th in Invitational Scottish Broadsword
Sportsmanship Award

Indes Open Longsword Tournament 2017
Gold in Steel Longsword

Rose City Classic 2017
Silver in Advanced Steel Longsword
4th in Sword & Buckler

Swordsquatch 2017
Gold in Steel Longsword

CombatCon 2017
Silver in Rapier and Dagger
Bronze in Sword & Buckler

CHFL Winter’s End 2017
Gold in Sabre
Silver in Steel Longsword
Award for highest point spread

Rose City Classic 2016
Bronze in Sword & Buckler

Swordsquatch 2016
Silver in Steel Longsword

PDX Longsword 2016
Silver in Steel Longsword

The Loyal Order of the Sword does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, age, height, weight, physical or mental ability, veteran status, military obligations, and marital status. The Loyal Order of the Sword is a non-profit organization. We don’t make money – we make sword fighters!