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Tygers Combattant

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Per pale Or and azure, two tygers combattant counterchanged
Award Information
Type: Order of High Merit
Founded: 10/09/1976 by Laeghaire and Ysabeau II
Premiere(s): Fernando Salazar y Perez and Alaric von Rotstern
Recipients: Companions of the Order of the Tygers Combattant

The Order of the Tygers Combatant (OTC) is an Order of High Merit for rattan combat, awarded to those who have distinguished themselves by prowess at armored combat, whether by attaining a standard of excellence such as makes them noteworthy in the eyes of the Kingdom, or by attempting more than one weapons form and, while not attaining mastery in any one, surpassing competence in several; and through demonstrated service to the armored combat community, such as by marshaling, teaching, or promoting and expanding the knowledge of armored combat.

The Order was established October 9 A.S. 11, 1976, by Laeghaire and Ysabeau II, revised May 31 A.S. 50, 2015, by Omega V and Etheldreda IV, and revised July 17 A.S. 57, 2022, by Ryouko'jin and Indrakshi.

The Orders of High Merit are "polling orders": the Crown must consult the companions of the order via a written poll before granting the award.

Titles

The Order of the Tygers Combattant includes a Grant of Arms if the recipient does not already bear a Patent or Grant of Arms.

Prior to January, 2016 during the reign of Brennan II and Caoilfhionn II, this award included an Award of Arms if the recipient did not already bear a Patent, Grant, or Award of Arms.

Token/Regalia

The order's badge is: Per pale Or and azure, two tygers combattant counterchanged.

Award Language

The Order of the Tygers Combattant (established October 9 A.S. 11, 1976, by Laeghaire and Ysabeau II; revised May 31 A.S. 50, 2015, by Darius V, called Omega, and Etheldreda IV; revised July 17 A.S. 57, 2022, by Ryouko'jin and Indrakshi) may be given to individuals who have distinguished themselves by prowess in armored combat, whether by attaining a standard of excellence such as makes them noteworthy in the eyes of the Kingdom or by attempting more than one weapons form and, while not attaining mastery in any one, surpassing competence in several; and through demonstrated service to the armored combat community, such as by marshaling, teaching, or promoting and expanding the knowledge of armored combat. -EKLaw2022July

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Awards of the East Kingdom
Society Awards: Award of Arms, Grant of Arms, Court Barony, Chivalry, Laurel, Pelican, Defense, Royal Peerage, Rose

Armigerous Orders: Silver Rapier, Silver Tyger, Silver Brooch, Apollo's Arrow, Silver Wheel, Silver Mantle
Orders of High Merit: Golden Lance, Golden Mantle, Golden Rapier, Maunche, Sagittarius, Silver Crescent, Tygers Combattant
Orders of Honor: Gawain, Sovereign's Order of Excellence, Consort's Order of Courtesy, Tyger's Cub, Terpsichore, Troubadours, Tyger of the East, Order of Gilder
Other Awards: Burdened Tyger, Augmentation of Arms, Blue Tyger Legion, Company of the Pennon of the East, Golden Lyre, Sovereign's Cypher, Sovereign's Award of Esteem, Order of Valor of the East, Consort's Cypher, Consort's Award of Esteem, Company of Fellowship
Closed: Artemis, Fatima, Guardsman, Pheon
Other Information: Customs & Traditions