SoCal Swordfight 2024

February 16 - 18, 2024
OC Fair & Event Center - Costa Mesa, California
Regular price $175.00 Sale price$150.00 Save $25.00
For Individual Tournament Registration

  • Registration is Open!
  • Inventory on the way
  • Instructors & Fighters from Around the World
  • Registration Required for Event Access
  • Classes, Exhibits, Demonstrations & More
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SoCal Swordfight is one of the premiere Historical European Martial Arts Events and the largest HEMA event in the world, SoCal Swordfight 2024 will features some of the top instructors and competitors from across the country and indeed around the globe.

Last year, SoCal Swordfight attracted over 1,000 participants and spectators, for what we feel was an unforgettable experience, that we are planning to make even more exciting in 2024. Thanks to your input and feedback you'll find that at SoCal Swordfight 2024  will make some significant enhancements that will help us not only live up to, but surpass the high standards we set in 2023.

Prepare yourself for a captivating lineup of tournaments, courses, panels, exhibits, and lectures, covering a wide range of historical and contemporary martial arts and self-defense tactics. We are gathering top-notch instructors from around the world who are ready to share their expertise and will soon be opening registration for competitors to engage in thrilling competitions that showcase the true essence of Historical European Martial Arts.

Please register each attendee individually when possible.

When Registering for SoCal Swordfight 2024, 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 completed 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


SoCal Swordfight 2024


SoCal Swordfight 2024 Registration Options

Full Event Registration

Full Event Registration provides you the access to attend all standard classes at SoCal Swordfight 2024 and enables you to register to compete in tournaments.

This level of registration is required in order to compete in tournaments. There is an additional fee for each tournament you compete in.

Spectator Passes

Spectator Passes are available in Full Weekend and Single-Day options. With a spectator pass you can browse the vendor hall, view demonstrations, cheer on your favorite competitors, and visit any historical showcases that may be on display.

Spectator passes also grant you access to hands-on introductory courses taught throughout the weekend by various instructors.

U18 Event Registration

This question is new for SoCal Swordfight 2024. Last year, we held our first U18 Longsword Tournament, and it was a success. This year we want to expand on that success and offer more tournament options to our U18 participants, those 13 - 17 years of age.

Selecting your age will display the tournaments that are right for you in the next step.