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First Woman Will Vie For BLADE Show World Title

Jessica Elias was the first female ever to compete at the Nationals for the BladeSports International, Inc. competition.

Is There Knife Law Common Sense?

On September 30, 2015, the AKTI presented Senators Mike Enzi, R-WY, and Ron Wyden, D-OR, with the "Common Sense Award." The award is designed to honor Members of Congress who have worked across party lines to further common sense legislation.

Indiana Senate Committee Votes To Repeal Switchblade Ban

Indiana Senate's Committee on Corrections, Criminal and Civil Matters unanimously passed Senate Bill SB06, a Knife Rights requested bill sponsored by Senators Jim Tomes and Johnny Nugent, which would overturn the state's antiquated and irrational ban on...

Fox Sports Bans Firearms, Knives & Ammo Ads

The National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) — the trade association for the firearms, ammunition, hunting and shooting sports industry — has learned that FOX Sports Media Group has banned advertisements featuring firearms, knives and...

Knives So New, They’re Not Out Yet!

These are models some of the largest knife manufacturers in the world plan to debut at the show, so consider this a "sneak peek," if you will.

YOUR Knife-Of-The-Year® Award

Log on and vote for your favorite knife, as submitted by knife companies and knifemakers that will be at the BLADE Show.

Metal Museum To Feature Work Of Virgil England

The National Ornamental Metal Museum announces a solo exhibition of knifemaker, sculptor and artist Virgil England's work to run from June 8 to Sept. 2, 2012. England has dedicated his exhibition to Daryl Meier...