Blademasters Open 2021 is a historical fencing (HEMA) event featuring a weekend full of workshops and tournaments with self catering accomodation that will take place in Trabolgan Holiday Village, Ireland

Date: 3-5 Sept 2021

Friday: WORKSHOPS
– Tournament Boot Camp (beginners)
– Coaching Workshops (advanced)

and more to come!

Saturday: LONGSWORD 
– Beginners Synthetic Tournament
– Women Steel Tournament
– Open Steel Tournament

Sunday: SABRE
– Beginners Synthetic Tournament
– Women Steel Tournament
– Open Steel Tournament

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

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

Tickets: Registration opening soon!

Pricing:
180 euro – regular price that covers event participation (all workshops and tournaments) as well as self catering accommodation (Fri-Sun/Mon)

Discounts:

Early Bird price (valid until 3rd of June 2021): 150 euro
Hema Ireland active membership: 10% discount
Overseas flyer (flying to Ireland): 20% discount

Notes:
– Beginner tournaments are available for all who have less than 24 months of accumulated training, all weapons will be provided (BF 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 and we’ll take care of the rest!

Questions? Contact Us! Check also our Facebook event page!

Accommodation:
– Our event will take place in the comfort of Trabolgan Holiday Village (https://trabolgan.com/) which offers multiple attractions including pool & sauna access as well as various sports facilities and other fun activities.
– We will have several holiday houses available for accommodation fitting 8-9 people each, with a choice of a single, twin and double bedrooms!
– Trabolgan have all necessary facilities, shops and restaurants on site!
– Nearby village 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: 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 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 Open Steel:
1st place: Set of Sparring Gloves 5 fingers special sponsored by Sparring Gloves, Gold medal 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: 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 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