SparBQ II – Spawn of SparBQ!

August 26th, 2017
Mies Park
32305 W Chicago St.
Livonia, Michigan 48150

SparBQ is back for 2017! The Michigan HEMA Association, Ars Gladii, and the Michigan Medieval Combat Association present the MiHEMAA Fall event, August 26th 2017. SparBQ is a full-day event featuring classes, open fencing, community building, and, of course, food! Instructors from across the Great Lakes region will be presenting classes for both beginner and intermediate/advanced students about a wide range of topics.

Waiver – Download the event waiver and fill it out before you get to the site!!

Cost and Registration

The event costs $10, payable at the event. We are asking that participants register online prior to the event so that we can have an accurate headcount for food purposes.

We will be supplying plates and eating utensils, burgers, dogs, buns, and condiments. We ask that participants bring a dish or side to share.

Alcohol can be consumed (within reason) AFTER the close of the official event, 6pm. You are free to bring your favorite libation (21 and over ONLY) and chill out after the event with us.

Please use the following link to register for the event:

Additional news and updates can be found at the event’s Facebook page:

Update!! T-Shirts!!

This year’s event features a T-shirt you can pre-order and pick up at the event! See for more information!

Classes and Schedule

Pavilion Liechtenauer Agrippa Hutton
8:30-9:00 Sign-In/Registration Closed Closed Closed
9:00-9:15 Welcome + Instructor Intro Closed Closed Closed
9:15-9:30 Warmup Closed Closed Closed
9:30-10:45 Open Bartitsu Cane Common Fencing Meyer’s Rapier
11:00-12:15 Open German Dagger Montante Destreza Rapier
12:30-13:30 Lunch Open Open Open
13:30-14:45 Open I.33 Binding Scenario Sparring Smallsword
15:00-16:15 Open Fechtschule Fencing Combat Theory Egyptian Khopesh – INSTRUCTOR CANCELLED
16:30-17:30 Open Open Open Open
17:30-18:00 Closing Ceremonies Closed Closed Closed


The following instructors are confirmed: