Saber Tournament
Saber Tournament
Saber Tournament
Saber Tournament
SoCal Swordfight

Saber Tournament

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Historical European Martial Arts Open Steel Saber Tournament at SoCal Swordfight

Saber is one of the fastest growing and most exciting weapons disciplines to watch in Historical European Martial Arts. We introduced Saber as a tournament to SoCal Swordfight In 2020 as our Experimental Tournament. It was met with such overwhelming enthusiasm, sportsmanship, and skill, that we brought it back in 2022 and we're bringing it back again in 2023!

Please be sure to review the information below about our Saber Tournament below, and click the links concerning required equipment, rules, and scoring before completing registration.

All steel events are BRING YOUR OWN SWORD.

It is possible that steel sabers will be provided for this event as they were in 2020 and 2022 but, we will make the announcement as the event draws closer..

Equipment, Conduct, & Rules

General Tournament Rules

The goal of this rule set is to promote a style of fencing that is skillful, artful and martial. 

These are the rules for all tournaments regarding fighter conduct, safety standards, quality standards, target definitions, and timing.

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More Rules for Saber

Please review these rules to learn about: Match Length, Valid Targets, Scoring, Take-Downs, Double,After-blows, Controlled Thrusts, Ring-Outs, Off-Limit Targets, Outlawed Techniques, and everything you need to know to succeed in these tournaments.

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Approved Equipment

To help keep you and your fellow competitors safe, we have compiled a list of required equipment and the approved vendors who supply it.

Please review this list to ensure that you have the appropriate equipment to participate in your chosen event.

We will have vendors on site, but we cannot guarantee inventory so please bring the right equipment with you.

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Please note, only approved steel sabres will be utilized for this event. It is possible that loaner swords will be made available for this event. We will make this annoucnement as the event draws closer.

Please review the rules and approved equipment list before completing your registration.