Covid 19 update

During the pandemic, Ottawa Swordplay is offering the following alternatives to our regular program:

  • Outdoor physically distanced classes: Summer Classes
  • Digital memberships with Online Drill classes: Memberships
  • Increased online content: YouTube
  • An online Store with delivery within the Ottawa area: Store

Points North 2019: Longsword

Points North is Ottawa Swordplay's annual open tournament and workshops event, held on the first weekend in August in Ottawa since 2017.

For 2019, we offered a steel longsword tournament and four great workshops. Schedule details, workshop information, and the ruleset are available below. 

Full results are available at HEMA Ratings.

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Points North runs across three days, Friday August 2 through Sunday August 4. All pool matches will run on Saturday, and all elimination matches run on Sunday. Every combatant is guaranteed 4 matches. Click below for the full schedule.

Full Schedule


We've got four great workshops for you to enjoy this year! Click below for all the details. 



This year, we are running our tournment using the Skirmish & Assault ruleset that we tested in 2018. Click below for the detailed rules and gear requirements. 

Points North Rules

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