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Festival of the Sword


  • 42 Scenic Boulevard, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia 3800 (map)

Festival of the Sword '17 was one of the most exciting HEMA event of the 2017. Hosted by the very ambitious Fechtschule Victoria, this four day event truly set the bar for tournaments in 2017.

Featuring workshops from a host of highly acclaimed international instructors and competitors, an indoor venue, uniformed judges and all the trimmings of a highly polished and professional event.

The competition is set to include steel longsword, single sword and rapier divisions as well as a novice longsword competition. Adjudicated by dedicated officials, a premium pooling system and a state of the art ICT display.

Earlier Event: March 25
Prima Spada Rapier Tournament
Later Event: July 28
Sword Fight IV

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