En garde! The Ascalon Sword Festival returns to Columbus on March 17-19, 2023. This family-friendly event is perfect for anyone interested in fencing, sword sports, and swords.
Ascalon Sword Festival
The Ascalon Sword Festival is a celebration of the artistry and history of sword sports. This year’s competitions will feature historical weapons including the longsword, military saber, armored combat and more
The event is free to attend. Competitions will take place at Royal Arts Fencing Academy.
The Historical European Martial Arts (HEMA) competitions will include four divisions for longsword, military saber, rapier and dagger, sword and buckler, and deed of arms or armored combat.
Medals will be awarded to the top 8 finishers in each division and a cash prize of $1000 will be awarded to first place finisher in division 1 longsword.
See more details on the website.
Royal Arts Fencing Academy
5770 Westbourne Ave