SoCal Swordfight 2023

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  • Registration Required for Event Access
  • Practitioners from around the world
  • Classes, Exhibits, Demonstations & More
  • Registration is Open
  • Ready to ship February 28, 2022

Historical European Martial Arts Event and Tournaments.

SoCal Swordfight is one of the premiere Historical European Martial Arts Events in the United States and North America. As the largest HEMA event on the West Coast, SoCal Swordfight Features some of the top instructors and competitors from across the country and indeed around the world.

SoCal Swordfight 2022 attracted over 500 participants and spectators, and with SoCal Swordfight 2023 being our 10 year anniversary, we are expecting the event to not only attract more attendees, but to be our best and most exciting event so far!

Event Registration and tournament registration are currently open for our traditional tournaments, we will be rolling out additional tournaments and activities as we get closer to the event.

Register today to insure your spot at SoCal Swordfight 2023!

Please register each attendee individually when possible.

When Registering for SoCal Swordfight 2023, please be sure to choose the registration type that fits with the activities you are going to participate in at the event (See below for Details).

If you have selected Full Event Registration, you will be asked which tournaments you would like to participate in. Where applicable select the level that you want to compete at and press the "+add" button to place them in your cart for checkout.

You will have the opportunity to review your selection on the "Cart" page, if everything is correct, please select the "Check Out" button to proceed.

Next you will be asked to complete registration form for the person attending the event, name, contact info, club or school affiliation, and to sign the Release and Waiver of Liability Agreement.

If you are registering for a minor that you are a parent or legal guardian of, please fill out the registration with their name. The waiver will switch to asking for parental consent once you put in their date of birth. 

Once you have complete the registration form and signed the waiver, press the "Submit" and "Checkout" buttons to proceed to the payment form.

Once you have paid for your registration, you will receive an email receipt as well as an additional email to access your tickets electronically.

Should you have any troubles through this process please do not hesitate to connect with us either through the chat button or emailing us at


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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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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SoCal Swordfight 2023


Other Ways to be a part of SOCal Swordfight 2023

The Sword Experience

February 17 & 18, will also host The Sword Experience, which provides you the opportunity to personally learn the art of the sword from Adrian Paul - Duncan MacLeod from the Highlander. There are 4 two hour classes for you to choose from.

Register Today!

First AiD, CPR, & AED

We are partnering with Sentri Institute to provide you with the opportunity to receive your Red Cross First Aid, CPR & AED Certification. Successful students will receive a certificate for Adult First Aid/CPR/AED valid for two years upon the completion of this course

Register Today!

Active Shooter Response

Receive your A.L.I.V.E. Active Shooter Response Certification. This is a certification course where participants will understand not only the psychology and mental makeup of an active shooter but also how to properly respond to, and before, an incident actually happens.

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SoCal Swordfight 2023 Registration Types

Full Event Registration

Full Event Registration gets you access to all of the activities at SoCal Swordfight, with the exception of tournaments and certification classes.

Full event registration is required in order to participate in tournaments, and there is an additional tournament fee for each tournament you participate in.

Full event registration is not a requirement when registering for certification classes however, it is needed if you intend to attend any other classes while at SoCal Swordfight.

Spectator Passes

Spectator Passes are available in 1-Day and Full Weekend options.

These passes will allow you entry into SoCal Swordfight 2023. You can feel free to browse or vendor hall, view demonstrations, cheer on your favorite competitor at tournament, and visit any historical showcases that may be on display.

Unlike previous years, our spectator passes will also grant you access to an intro to longsword class that will be taught throughout the weekend by various instructors.

Certification Classes

After SoCal Swordfight 2022, we asked about some additional course types that you would like to see at our event in the future. As always, we listened and this year we are going to begin bringing you some of these courses. These courses will be made available at an additional cost outside of our normal event fees.

If you are attending just for these one (or more) of these classes, your registration also grants you access to an intro to longsword class that will be taught throughout the weekend by various instructors.