Antique Weapons


Antique Weapons Showcase

Are you a proud owner of antique weapons, manuscripts, or armor?

We invite you to be part of SoCal Swordfight 2024, the largest Historical European Martial Arts (HEMA) event in North America! Share your passion for history and craftsmanship with an enthusiastic audience of martial arts practitioners, history enthusiasts, and curious minds.
SoCal Swordfight 2024


  • Reach a Diverse Audience: Display your collection to a diverse crowd of HEMA enthusiasts, history buffs, and participants from around the world.
  • Celebrate Heritage: Showcase the beauty and historical significance of your artifacts, contributing to a vibrant celebration of martial heritage.
  • Educate and Inspire: Educate attendees about the craftsmanship, evolution, and stories behind your collection, inspiring a deeper appreciation for historical arms and armor.
  • Connect with Fellow Collectors: Interact with like-minded collectors, historians, and experts, fostering meaningful connections and discussions.
SoCal Swordfight 2024

Event Details

February 16, 17, & 18, 2024
President's Day Weekend.

OC Fair & Event Center
88 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa, CA

SoCal Swordfight 2024 will offer over 100 hours of in-depth courses led by distinguished instructors from the United States and around the world.

SoCal Swordfight will host a minimum of 25 tournaments across various weapon sets, tiers and divisions.

Apply today to Showcase Your COllection

Ready to showcase your collection and be a part of the SoCal Swordfight 2024 experience?

Complete the form below to let us know that you are interested in being a part of our showcase, and what you are interested in showcasing. Once done, our team will be in touch with you to confirm the details.

Don't miss this opportunity to share your passion and knowledge with a captivated audience!

For any inquiries or assistance, contact us at
We look forward to welcoming you and your remarkable collection at SoCal Swordfight 2024!

Showcase Your Collection at SoCal Swordfight 2024 - FAQ

Owners of antique weapons, manuscripts, or armor, as well as collectors and enthusiasts passionate about historical artifacts, are welcome to participate.

Simply fill out the online form on this page, providing details about yourself and your collection -- a brief description of the artifacts you wish to display.

No, if you are only taking part in our Historical Weapons Showcase, there is no cost, other than parking.

We will provide you with a discount code that covers the cost to purchase purchase a full weekend spectator pass to SoCal Swordfight 2024.

Should you wish to attend the full event and take part in classes, or you are already planning to attend and compete, please indicate this when you complete to form.

We encourage a diverse range of collections, including antique weapons, manuscripts, armor, and related historical artifacts.

Collections that align with the Historical European Martial Arts and historical themes of the event are particularly welcomed.

While the primary focus is on showcasing and educating attendees about historical artifacts, limited sales or informational materials related to your collection are allowed.

If you are interested in having a stronger focus on sales, we encourage you to also consider having a vendor booth at the event.

Once your collection has been approved for the showcase, we will provide details on the display area, arrival time, and any specific requirements to ensure the secure and appealing presentation of your artifacts.

This is a showcase event during SoCal Swordfight 2024 where you and your collection will have the opportunity to engage with many historical enthusiast. We will be providing a table for you to display your collection and interact with these guests, anything beyond this will need to be provided by you.

If you are interested in displaying your collection throughout the weekend, or exhibiting in any other, we encourage you to also consider having a vendor booth at the event.

Or feel free to contact us at

Yes, as an exhibitor, you will have access to the event. However, we encourage you to engage with attendees and share the historical significance of your collection.

Showcasing your collection allows you to share your passion and knowledge with a diverse and engaged audience, contribute to historical education, connect with fellow enthusiasts, and enjoy the enriching SoCal Swordfight 2024 experience.

Our team will review your submission and contact you regarding acceptance and further details. If approved, we will guide you through the preparation process.

For any additional inquiries or assistance, please contact us at We are excited to welcome your collection at SoCal Swordfight 2024!



If you are interested in displaying your collection outside of the showcase at SoCal Swordfight 2024, offering items for sale, or have another creative idea to be a part of the weekends festivities, we invite you to complete the vendor application and our team will work with you to craft the package that is right for you.