The Washington DC Historical European Martial Arts (HEMA) Open is a tournament dedicated to bringing back to life the ancient fighting arts of Western civilization.
The Washington DC Historical European Martial Arts (HEMA) Open is a tournament dedicated to bringing back to life the ancient fighting arts of Western civilization. This international event will host a number of competitions, including: Longsword, Rapier and Dagger, Sword and Buckler, Ringen (unarmed), Cutting, Partnered Forms, and are proud to be one of the only major HEMA events that includes Youth and Teen category to go side-by-side with our Adult Tournaments!
The Washington DC HEMA Open 2017 will be held at the luxurious Gaylord National Resort in beautiful National Harbor, Maryland, on January 15-17, so mark your calendars! As part of the Capitol Clash, the largest Olympic Sport Fencing youth tournament in the world, the Washington DC HEMA Open will provide an incredible opportunity for a tournament on an unprecedented size and scale, a truly magnificent venue, highly trained professional staff, and an unforgettable experience.
Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center
201 Waterfront Street National Harbor, Maryland 20745 USA
January 14-16, 2017