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Come for the Swords...
Stay for the Swords.

It's time to get WEIRD in Austin

January 21-23rd 2022

Join us in Austin, Texas for our annual Weird Open event where you can fight, camp, and have fun.  This year you will be able to compete in Longsword, Messer, Rapier and Harness.  You can also opt for the WEIRD track which means you compete in all weapons then an additional pool where it's one exchange rorating through weapons.  There will also be some fun additions like the HEMA-O-Lympics and, of couse, plenty of time to free spar.

Get the early bird pricing through December!

(Full rule sets coming soon!)

Have some Questions? See our FAQ for more information.

Camp On-Site

Camp with us!  Just bring a tent to set up residence in our little sword village or just lay out a sleeping bag under the "stars".

Highlights

Light Fare Provided

All day long, feel free to grab a cup of coffee, make yourself a sandwich, or just grab a granola bar.  Saturday night will be pizza party fun delivered to the event.

Faclities

There are shower facilities on site so you feel your best after hitting friends all day.  Be sure to bring a towel and toiletries. 

Compete

There will be multiple opportunities to test your skills whether it's longsword, messer, or the WEIRD weapons track new this year.

HEMA-O-Lympics

Get ready run yourself or a team through an obstacle course that will test technique, dexterity, and possibly your ability to giggle at yourself, but fun no matter what.

Sunday Funday

No more getting kicked out after we wake up.  This year the event is extended to offer heavy harness fighting, knife throwing, and more time to fight or socialize.

Previous Weird Opens

 

Contact

Weird Open 2022
January 21-23rd

Email: historicalweaponsguild.com