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Blademasters Open 2022 is a historical fencing event featuring a weekend full of workshops and tournaments with self catering accomodation that will take place in Trabolgan Holiday Village, Republic of Ireland

Date: 2-4 Sept 2022

Friday: WORKSHOPS, SHOPPING & FREE FENCING
– There will be dedicated free fencing zones and shopping area
WORKSHOPS:
1. “Bataireacht (Irish stick fighting) workshop” by Nathan Featherstone, Kern School Of Combat, Ireland (sticks/simulators will be provided, fencing masks required)
2. “Coaching 101: Tournament Boot Camp” by Andrzej Rozycki, Cork Blademasters, Ireland (beginners lvl workshop, both sabre and longsword allowed, sparring gear required)
3. “Coaching – Hello, this is the support, how may I help you?” by Lukasz Dabrowski, Fechtschule Gdansk, Poland (advanced lvl workshop, both sabre and longsword allowed, sparring gear required)

Saturday: LONGSWORD 
– Beginners Synthetic Tournament (24 slots)
– Women Steel Tournament (24 slots)
– Open Steel Tournament (48 slots)

Sunday: SABRE
– Beginners Synthetic Tournament (24 slots)
– Women Steel Tournament (24 slots)
– Open Steel Tournament (48 slots)

Tournament Ruleset: https://corkblademasters.com/survivability-lite-ruleset/

Gear & Weapon Requirements: https://corkblademasters.com/equipment-requirements/

Registered Participants: https://corkblademasters.com/blademasters-open-signups

Tickets: https://corkblademasters.com/product/blademasters-open/
Please note, we do offer Visitor Pass for non participating guests which covers accommodation for the duration of the event as well as (optional) participation in the Friday activities (coaching workshops, free fencing etc).,

Pricing:
200 euro – this includes full participation (all workshops and all tournaments) as well as accommodation (Thu-Mon)

Discounts (cumulative):
Early Bird price (valid until 31st of May 2022): 160 euro
Hema Ireland active membership: 10% discount -> use code ‘hibo2022’ during checkout
Overseas flyer (flying to Ireland): 20% discount -> use code ‘flybo2022’ during checkout

Notes:
– Beginner tournaments are available for all who have less than 24 months of accumulated training (self assessed), all weapons will be provided (Black Fencer simulators), we can loan some equipment too. Ask us.
– We have a limited number of steel loaner weapons and they can be made available upon request. Ask us.
– We will organize transport to and from airport for all international participants! Let us know when you’re arriving in Cork and we’ll take care of the rest!

Questions? Contact Us! Check our Facebook Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1652868455063733

Accommodation:
– Our event will take place in the comfort of Trabolgan Holiday Village (https://trabolgan.com/) which offers multiple attractions including free pool & sauna access as well as gym and various sports facilities.
– We will have several holiday houses available for accommodation fitting 8-9 people each, with the choice of a single, twin/double bedrooms!
– Trabolgan has all necessary facilities, shops and restaurants on site!
– Nearby village (Whitegate) with shops etc. is 5 mins drive from the event location!


Our Sponsors & Prizes:

Longsword Open Steel:
1st place: Set of Sparring Gloves Hoofs sponsored by Sparring Gloves, Gold medal and a 50GBP HEMAShop Gift Voucher sponsored by The HEMA Shop, 30EUR PBT Gift Voucher sponsored by PBT Historical Fencing, 15% discount gift voucher from Aureus Swords and a free t-shirt voucher from Halfswording!
2nd place: Silver Medal sponsored by The HEMA Shop, 12.5% discount gift voucher from Aureus Swords
3rd place: Bronze Medal sponsored by The HEMA Shop, 10% discount gift voucher from Aureus Swords

Longsword Women Steel:
1st place: 150EUR Voucher from Regenyei Armory, Gold medal and a 50GBP HEMAShop Gift Voucher sponsored by The HEMA Shop, 15% Discount gift voucher from Aureus Swords and a free t-shirt voucher from Halfswording!
2nd place: Silver Medal sponsored by The HEMA Shop, 12.5% discount gift voucher from Aureus Swords
3rd place: Bronze Medal sponsored by The HEMA Shop, 10% discount gift voucher from Aureus Swords

Longsword Beginners Synthetic:
1st place: HEMA Plastron lvl 2 sponsored by SPES Historical Fencing Gear, Gold medal and a 50GBP HEMAShop Gift Voucher sponsored by The HEMA Shop, 30EUR PBT sponsored by PBT Historical Fencing, 15% Discount gift voucher from Aureus Swords and a free t-shirt voucher from Halfswording!
2nd place: Silver Medal sponsored by The HEMA Shop, 12.5% discount gift voucher from Aureus Swords
3rd place: Bronze Medal sponsored by The HEMA Shop, 10% discount gift voucher from Aureus Swords

Sabre Open Steel:
1st place: Set of Sparring Gloves 5 fingers special sponsored by Sparring Gloves, Gold medal and a 50GBP HEMAShop Gift Voucher sponsored by The HEMA Shop, 30EUR PBT Gift Voucher sponsored by PBT Historical Fencing, 15% Discount gift voucher from Aureus Swords and a free t-shirt voucher from Halfswording!
2nd place: Silver Medal sponsored by The HEMA Shop, 12.5% discount gift voucher from Aureus Swords
3rd place: Bronze Medal sponsored by The HEMA Shop, 10% discount gift voucher from Aureus Swords

Sabre Women Steel:
1st place: 150EUR Voucher from Regenyei Armory, Gold medal and a 50GBP HEMAShop Gift Voucher sponsored by The HEMA Shop, 15% Discount gift voucher from Aureus Swords and a free t-shirt voucher from Halfswording!
2nd place: Silver Medal sponsored by The HEMA Shop, 12.5% discount gift voucher from Aureus Swords
3rd place: Bronze Medal sponsored by The HEMA Shop, 10% discount gift voucher from Aureus Swords

Sabre Beginners Synthetic:
1st place: HEMA Padded Skirt lvl 2 sponsored by SPES Historical Fencing Gear, Gold medal and a 50GBP HEMAShop Gift Voucher sponsored by The HEMA Shop, 15% Discount gift voucher from Aureus Swords and a free t-shirt voucher from Halfswording!
2nd place: Silver Medal sponsored by The HEMA Shop, 12.5% discount gift voucher from Aureus Swords
3rd place: Bronze Medal sponsored by The HEMA Shop, 10% discount gift voucher from Aureus Swords