SoCal Swordfight has grown into one of the premiere Historical European Martial Arts events in the United States. We attract many top instructors, competitors, and practitioners from around the world due to our atmosphere location, and robust line-up of tournaments, courses, panels, and lectures on a variety of historical and contemporary martial arts and self-defense tactics.
2023 is also going to be the 10th year of SoCal Swordfight, and we intend to make it an epic experience for each and everyone of you. From an expanded tournament line-up to additional course types, from a brand new location to more vendor options, SoCal Swordfight 2023 will be the 3 days of HEMA (and beyond) that you do not want to miss!
This year's event will host over 90 hours of hands-on courses, lectures and panels conducted by instructors from across the country and around the world on a variety of historical and contemporary martial arts and self-defense techniques.
SoCal Swordfight is hosting two crtification courses at this year's event, that will be presented by Sentri Institute:
- An A.L.I.V.E. Active Shooter Response Certification Course
- A Red Cross First Aid, CPR & AED Certification Course
Sponsors - SoCal Swordfight 2023
88 Fair Drive
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
SoCal Swordfight 2023, will occupy the Costa Mesa Building and Santa Ana Pavilion at the OC Fair & Event Center – Costa Mesa, California.
February 17 - 19, 2023
PRESIDENT'S DAY WEEKEND