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Warrior Pass - General Programming

Requires Waiver Signature

Pass level allows you to participate in Tournaments (additional fee), take "On Your Feet" classes, attend the "In Your Seat" classes, browse the vendor hall, watch the HEMA and TSL tournaments, and attend all the CombatCon social activities (Opening Celebrations, Time Travelers Ball, See You Next Year Send Off). Certain Experience classes are restricted to participants in those tracks, and are not available with a General Programming pass.

$250.00

Warrior Pass - Dueling Experience

Requires Waiver Signature

Pass level allows you the same perks as Warrior Pass - General Programming. However, additional classes and activities are exclusive to participants of the Dueling Experience.
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$250.00

Limited Qty Available

Warrior Pass - Frontier Martial Arts Experience

Requires Waiver Signature

Pass level allows you the same perks as Warrior Pass - General Programming. However, additional classes and activities are exclusive to participants of the Frontier Martial Arts Experience.
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$250.00

Limited Qty Available

Warrior Pass - Personal Defense Experience

Requires Waiver Signature

Pass level allows you the same perks as Warrior Pass - General Programming. However, additional classes and activities are exclusive to participants of the Personal Defense Experience.
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$250.00

Limited Qty Available

Tournament Pass

Requires Waiver Signature

Pass level allows you to participate in Tournaments (additional fee), take up to four (4) "On Your Feet" classes and/or "In Your Seat" classes, browse the vendor hall, watch the HEMA and TSL tournaments, and attend all the CombatCon social activities (Opening Celebrations, Time Travelers Ball, See You Next Year Send Off).

$125.00

Explorer Pass

Requires Waiver Signature

Pass level allows you to browse the vendor hall, watch the HEMA and TSL tournaments, and attend all the CombatCon Social activities (Opening Celebrations, Time Travelers Ball, See You Next Year Send Off)

$45.00

Combatcon T-Shirt

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$25.00

STANDARD POOLS

The entry level and base of TSL is the STANDARD Division. This is often called the Ever-Person Tournament, where on any given day anyone could walk home with the International Tournament Belt. Each year our tournament is an event for the community, by the community. Anyone not purchasing the “BYPASS STAFFING OBLIGATION PASS”: Our expectation is that anyone who registers will assist in the tournament staffing onsite between Wednesday night set up and Saturday’s morning pools. This should be roughly <1 hour per tournament registration.

$20.00

Limited Qty Available

EXOTICS POOLS

Exotic Weapons Division is based on the classic Standard Tournament ruleset but with additional add-ons for fighters exploring alternate weapons. Each year our tournament is an event for the community, by the community. Anyone not purchasing the “BYPASS STAFFING OBLIGATION PASS”: Our expectation is that anyone who registers will assist in the tournament staffing onsite between Wednesday night set up and Saturday’s morning pools. This should be roughly <1 hour per tournament registration.

$20.00

Limited Qty Available

WOMEN'S STANDARD SINGLE ELIMINATION

Women’s Division is a Diverse and Community driven tournament that celebrates the inclusion of underrepresented communities in the LED Sabering community. Each year our tournament is an event for the community, by the community. Anyone not purchasing the “BYPASS STAFFING OBLIGATION PASS”: Our expectation is that anyone who registers will assist in the tournament staffing onsite between Wednesday night set up and Saturday’s morning pools. This should be roughly <1 hour per tournament registration.

$20.00

Limited Qty Available

MASTERS DIVISION 50+ SINGLE ELIMINATION

50+ Masters Division is a Diverse and Community driven tournament that celebrates the inclusion of underrepresented communities in the LED Sabering community. Each year our tournament is an event for the community, by the community. Anyone not purchasing the “BYPASS STAFFING OBLIGATION”: Our expectation is that anyone who registers will assist in the tournament staffing onsite between Wednesday night set up and Saturday’s morning pools. This should be roughly <1 hour per tournament registration.

$20.00

Limited Qty Available

TAG TEAM POOLS

*You will be prompted to add your Tag Team partner's name once you have completed your purchase.* Tag Team Division is based on the classic Standard Tournament ruleset but with additional add-ons for fighters working with partners in the ring. Each year our tournament is an event for the community, by the community. Anyone not purchasing the “BYPASS STAFFING OBLIGATION PASS”: Our expectation is that anyone who registers will assist in the tournament staffing onsite between Wednesday night set up and Saturday’s morning pools. This should be roughly <1 hour per tournament registration. **Any member participating in Tag Team will be part of the line judging rotation for this tournament regardless of BYPASS status.**

$20.00

Limited Qty Available

UNITY SINGLE ELIMINATION

Unity Division is also called continuous fighting. The rules are for Master Level fighters who are looking for challenges and can stand to continuously fight for 90 - 120 solid seconds without stopping, utilizing martial techniques and specific scoring challenges. Each year our tournament is an event for the community, by the community. Anyone not purchasing the “BYPASS STAFFING OBLIGATION PASS”: Our expectation is that anyone who registers will assist in the tournament staffing onsite between Wednesday night set up and Saturday’s morning pools. This should be roughly <1 hour per tournament registration.

$20.00

Limited Qty Available

BYPASS STAFFING OBLIGATION PASS

As we are a community-driven / staffed organization, we rely on the community to staff this event. However, if a fighter registers for a tournament and wants to be exempt they may purchase this pass and not help with staffing at any time during the weekend. Any member participating in Tag Team will be part of the line judging rotation for that tournament. This pass is ineligible for that event.

$50.00

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Open Steel Longsword

Open Steel Longsword is for everyone ready to take on the tournament scene! This tournament is the place for you to earn that medal amongst fighters from all HEMA traditions and skill levels. It is recommended that you be well-practiced in intensive, full-gear sparring at your local club before participating in the tournament. This tournament will have one Director and two side judges for every match. Participants who have medaled in other Open Longsword competitions should consider fighting in the Experienced Steel. Please Note, participants may ONLY fight in either Open or Experienced, not both. Consult your Head Instructor if you are unsure about your ability to participate.

$25.00

Limited Qty Available

Experienced Steel Longsword

For folks seeking an intensive tournament experience, the Experienced Steel is looking for fighters who seek to challenge their skills against other tough competitors. This tournament will only have one director and one judge per match! Fighters are encouraged to self-call as they explore their skills against other top fighters. It is recommended that fighters only participate if they have prior medals or Top 16 finishes in other large tournaments; HEMA ratings 1000 or above. However, this tournament is open to any willing participant. Please Note, you may ONLY participate in EITHER Open or Experienced, not both.

$25.00

Limited Qty Available

Under-Represented Genders Longsword

(Formerly Women’s and Gender Minority) Tournament for Women, Femmes and all They/them’s! Come participate and show off your technical skill. This tournament will follow all of the same parameters as the Open. CombatCon is committed to making a place for everyone to fence and compete. We can’t wait to see your skills! Please Note, you may also participate in STANDARD or EXPERIENCED longsword.

$25.00

Limited Qty Available

Rapier - Open

The King of the dueling weapons, the rapier. This event will allow you to demonstrate your advanced technical skill, strategy, and athleticism in the one on one duel. This year you may decide to fight with the rapier however you would like, either single rapier, with a dagger, or with a buckler.

$25.00

Limited Qty Available

Sword and Buckler - Open

The tradition of the arming sword and buckler continues this year at CombatCon. Great for fencers of all levels, who may or may not have mastered the ability to fully utilize an off-hand dagger, but still wish to try a sword-and-off-hand style. Good news: you can score with the buckler! Equipment will not be provided, so check the rules for acceptable weapon parameters.

$25.00

Limited Qty Available

Saber - Open

If you haven’t had enough of the hack-and-slash weapons, consider entering the Saber Tournament! Based in classical military tradition, fencers of all levels are welcome. Check the rules for weapon parameters.

$25.00

Limited Qty Available

Messer - Open

This Germanic single-edged sword will put your control skills to the test! Points in this tournament are designed around clean hits and opponent control, so be ready to fight in this exciting ruleset.

$25.00

Limited Qty Available

Sidesword - Open

CombatCon's 2023 Experimental Tournament will be historical Sidesword. More details to come.

$25.00

Limited Qty Available

Smallsword - Open

Looking to test your smallsword skills? Try the smallsword tournament this year. Come see how your skills stack up!

$25.00

Armor - Open

This is going to be a full armored event with spears! The final rules are being developed by Michael Woodford with lots of input from leading armored events. Stay tuned for more info!

$25.00

Open Cutting

For competitors who have participated in cutting competitions before. You can not have won an intermediate cutting tournament or medaled in a major competition. Please Note, if you purchase Open Cutting, you cannot participate in Advanced Cutting.

$60.00

Advanced Cutting

This is for those that have placed in other cutting competitions before and are looking for a challenge. There will be many surprises in store for you from the mind of Phil Martin. Please Note, if you purchase Open Cutting you cannot participate in Advanced Cutting.

$60.00

Cutting Workshop

Requires Waiver Signature

The workshop will take place during normal convention hours on Sunday. The additional fee is needed to cover the cost of the mats and fees associated with prepping and post-cutting clean up. IMPORTANT: Participation in the cutting workshop represents a potential risk to participants/staff/spectators, including serious injury or death. You must be 18 or older to participate.

$60.00

Limited Qty Available

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About COMBATCON 2023

July 20th through July 23rd, 2023

CombatCon is the only global, volunteer-led event that brings together newcomers, enthusiasts, and lifelong professionals to celebrate Western Martial Arts and HEMA in this way. Convention attendees will share knowledge across disciplines: from longsword tournaments, to professional stunt choreography, to self-defense, knife-throwing classes, bullwhip training and more. Classes are designed to serve amateurs and aficionados alike so anyone can join in the action. Special Guest instructors include veterans of the entertainment industry like David Baker, Jack Dagger, Anthony and Mary De Longis and Thomas Potter. Participants have the opportunity to learn about hundreds of topics and receive expert training directly from their heroes, all while totally immersed in an inclusive community focused on safety, learning and fun. Curious spectators are also welcome to observe and enjoy world-class fighting up close, such as the popular Saber Legion tournaments HEMA tournaments and the Time Traveler’s Ball on Saturday Night.

www.combatcon.com

Flamingo Hotel & Casino

3555 South Las Vegas Boulevard
Las Vegas, NV


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