BSL: RULES

 

-We're here to have fun and compete together - sportsmanship and swordsmanship

-Outside weapons of any kind will NOT be permitted

-Suits, helmets, and gloves must be worn at all times during sparring

-No kicking, punching, or grabbing

-You may stop that match at any time.

-No sparring outside of the arena box

-Intentional strikes to the head are not allowed.

-Intentional strikes to the back of the body are not allowed.

-Disarming your opponent pauses the match - a defenseless opponent is no fun.

-All rules are enforceable by disqualification without an opportunity for a refund.

 

Rules subject to change without notice.

 

Frequently Asked Questions:

What is Battlesword?

Simply put, Battlesword is a place for anyone and everyone who's ever been interested in picking up a sword to experience sword fighting with others in an engaging and fun environment. It's more way more fun than your softball league and one amazing workout.


Is it like LARP?

No, Battlesword is a league that focuses on back-and-forth swordplay. We stress precise swordsmanship to destroy your opponents crystals and strong defensive swordplay to protect your own.


What's the goal here?

The object is to break "crystals" (targets) on your opponents suit while defending your own, points are awarded for each.


What types of events are there?

We have three different ways to participate in BSL:

1-Open battle days.  These are our signature training/sparring sessions open to everyone.  A full introduction to Battlesword League with basic training, plenty of time to battle others, meet new people and test your endurance.  Great for first timers and Battlesword Veterans alike.

2-Memberships. Unlimited memberships gain you access to all of Battlesword's events, exclusive stat tracking and access to member-only events.

3-Private event.  Have a group of friends that like to do fun things together?  Book a private event and for just you and your friends that includes a 2.5-hour session with everything you need, swordsmanship 101 training and an experience like no other.  Great for birthday parties, bachelor parties, or just because.  email info@battleswordleague.com for availability. 


How much experience is needed?

None! BSL's unique scoring platform levels the playing field enough for everyone to enjoy the experience.


Can I come alone?

Absolutely, alone or in a group, Battlesword is an exciting new event to join.


Do you offer any training?

We train at every event, we start with the very basics and the more you come the more you'll learn.


Do I need my own suit?

No, we provide absolutely everything you need on site.


What do I need to do to sign up?

All you need to do is sign up for a date at the SIGN UP page, pick a date, go to your cart to check-out, and you'll receive a detailed email prior to your event date with all of your details. We also offer membership options.


More questions? Please email us at INFO@BATTLESWORDLEAGUE.COM !