Fencing - HEMA



General Information

DATE: July 28-29, 2018

SITE: Bellevue University – Gordon Lozier Athletic Center (1000 Galvin Rd South, Bellevue - View map)

AWARDS: Custom Cornhusker State Games gold, silver and bronze medals will be awarded to the top three finishers in each division. Championship awards will be given to the winners of each mixed fencing event. Iron man/woman awards will be given to the man or woman placing the highest overall in all three fencing weapons. 

SPORTSMANSHIP: Good behavior between all players, coaches, and supporters is mandatory in the Cornhusker State Games. Special sportsmanship awards will be presented on each day of the competition.


Rules will be available at https://www.facebook.com/CSGHEMA/ and http://starpaw.com/hema/.

Safety requirements will be available when fully worked out. 

Basic requirements:Fencing mask for all weapons. Protective jacket for all events. Women will wear a chest protector for all events. Singlestick can use a normal fencing glove. Other weapons will require sturdier hand protection.

Rapier and Longsword:  Gorgets required.  Men must wear a protective cup.  Joints must be protected. 
Equipment will be inspected at event. 
Fencers are eligible to participate in more than one event. Fencers are invited to compete with more than one weapon. 
Fencers cannot compete in both synthetic and steel longsword.

NOTES: Fencers are eligible to participate in more than one event. Fencers are invited to compete with more than one weapon.


View the Complete Event Details for a full list of divisions and events.

Registration Fees & Deadlines

$24 per participant until Feb. 15
$29 per participant until Mar. 30
$34 per participant until May 31
$39 per participant until June 21
$44 per participant until July 5
Additional events - $10
OLYMPIC events - $25

MULTI-EVENT DISCOUNT NOTE: If registering for multiple events, all entries must occur in the same transaction to receive the multi-event discount.

ENTRY FEE INCLUDES: Competition in the 2018 Cornhusker State Games; White cotton athlete shirt (micro-fiber upgrade available); Pass for free admission to SportFest, the Opening Ceremonies, and all competition venues; 2018 Nebraska Sports Council Yearbook (available at packet pickup); Sponsor gifts and coupons.

PAPER ENTRY FORMS: Paper entry forms will be accepted with a $5 processing fee. Registering online saves time, money and trees.

Further Information

Sport Specific Questions: Contact Fencing-HEMA Director Cat Souliere at catskyfire@starpaw.com.

Online Registration/Website Questions: Contact the Cornhusker State Games office at 402-471-2544 or info@nebraskasportscouncil.com.