Longpoint 2012, the east coast’s premier HEMA gathering and tournament is now three days long!

June 15-17, 2012, at the Howard County Sports Center, just south of Baltimore, MD and only minutes away from the Baltimore Washington International Airport.

Events include:

  • Longsword Tournament
  • Sword and Buckler Tournament
  • Dussack or Single-Stick Tournament
  • Ladies Longsword Tournament (pending interest)
  • Cutting Competition with event-provided sword (or bring your own)
  • Prizes awarded for every competition
  • Over 20 classes
  • Open floors for sparring every day

Our growing list of instructors includes:

    John Bax, MEMAG, MD USA
    Mike Edelson, NYHFA, NY USA
    Jess Finley, Selohaar Fechtschule, VA USA
    Bill Grandy, VAF, VA USA
    Steven Hirsch, Kunstbruder, MA USA
    Steve Hick, NoVA Assalto, VA USA
    Keith P Meyers, MFFG, MD USA
    Jake Norwood, MKDF, MD USA
    Steve Reich, NoVA Assalto, VA USA
    Kel Rekuta, AEMMA, Canada
    Colin Richards, Arts of Mars, Germany
    Ben Roberts, Black Falcon School of Defense, CO USA
    Mikael Widegren, GHFS, Sweden
    Chuck Wyatt, MEMAG, NJ USA
    Jeff Tsay, Forte Swordplay, MA USA

Sponsors and on-site vendors will include Absolute Force HEMA Gear and Purpleheart Armory!

Registration will open in April.

    Early Registration (before May 15) $125
    Late Registration (May 16-June 14) $150
    Onsite Registration (June 15) $165

For updates follow the forums at http://www.hemaalliance.com/discussion, join our event on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/events/359543550751113/, and follow us on Twitter @fightlongpoint, #Longpoint2012. Our website, http://www.fightlongpoint, will be released at a later date (don’t go there now! Still under construction).

Note: Lodging arrangements with hotels in walking distance to the event are being arranged—we’ll keep you posted!