Tournament & Free Practice

This year, the Montréal Sword Meisters will host five competitions :

  • Steel Open Longsword : This classic of HEMA tournament welcomes everyone answering the requirements in equipment and having the appropriate training to handle its intensity.
  • Nylon Open Longsword : This competition is more oriented to beginners and intermediate fencers having a limited experience of tournaments
  • Sword & Buckler : This is the good place to express your love of i.33 or bolognese sideswords. This is not a mixed-weapon category. Off-hand is mandatory and shall be a small shield, maximum 15″ wide. Late light rapiers with complex hilts are not allowed.
  • Rapier alone : This will be the rapier category of the event. Sideswords may join.
  • Sword alone : This category is aimed to all the fans of sabers, baskethilts and the likes. No Off-hand, rapiers, sideswords or arming swords are allowed. Just you, your sword and another fencer in the same situation.

For more informations, please consult the rules

Also, please read our disclaimer and waiver concerning registration conditions

Following the success of previous editions, in 2020 we will double the surface of the event to provide a wide area of about 300 m² (3200 barbaric pedestrian square units) reserved to free sparring and practice aside from organized workshops and tournaments.