Way of the Stick and Blade: Filipino Martial Arts Tournament

Southern California’s Largest Filipino Martial Arts Tournament

Pacific Media Expo is proud to announce the return of “Way of the Stick and Blade: Tournament of Filipino Martial Arts” to their lineup of events at this year’s expo.  This premiere Filipino Martial Arts tournament will be held on Sunday, November 13th, 2016 from 9:30 AM until 5:00 PM. Come and witness the highly competitive and dynamic sport of Esgrima, Kali, and Arnis (sayaws/forms, padded stick, and padded blade fighting).


Masters, instructors, competitors, and guests, let me be the first to invite you to the Way of the Stick and Blade: Tournament of Filipino Martial Arts.  This tournament is geared to promote and propagate the Filipino Martial Arts through competition. It is our hope that this event will help give experience to any first time competitors as well as provide those long time practitioners an open venue to test and hone their skills. We will be highlighting several types of competition: Forms/ Sayaws, Padded Stick Sparring, Padded Bladed Sparring, and Mixed Weapons Padded Blade sparring.


Competitor Pre-Registration Information
  Deadline   Fee with One Event   Additional Event
  Sunday, Oct 30, 2016
  After Oct 30, 2016  
 On-site Tournament Registration & Check In
  Date   Hours   Location
 Friday, Nov 11
 Saturday Nov 12
 Sunday, Nov 13
  7:00 AM to 9:00 AM  
  Live Programming 1  

Tournament Viewing Pass: $10
Children under 6 years of age: FREE

Registration is Now Open!

PMX Way of the Stick and Blade: Tournament of Filipino Martial Arts Registration begins here. Please fill out the Google form and then proceed to bunal.storenvy.com for payment. Any questions or concerns can be directed to martialarts@pacificmediaexpo.com

The padded stick portion of the event will feature our sponsor, Bunal Brand FMA Equipment’s skirmish rules.  Head gear and additional protection will be available for use. All tournament equipment and trophies is provided by Bunal Brand FMA Equipment. 


Making its return to the tournament is the Mixed Weapons Padded Blade Sparring.  Coordinated by Guro Victor Gendrano, Jr., from the group Filipino Martial Heritage, this portion continues to add another exciting element to the overall event.  Featured in this part of the competition is the use of single blade, double blade, and blade and shield…all padded blades of course. This event will run simultaneously with the other events on Sunday.



We are honored to once again have FMAsupply.net sponsor our Filipino Martial Arts tournament. Easily being one of the largest suppliers of Filipino training supplies in California, they will be tabling and selling their goods on Sunday during the tournament. Please check out their website at FMASupply.net.



Build To Compete is one of our newest sponsors of the tournament. Check out the services they offer for small to large businesses at buildtocompete.com.


Anyone interested in tabling at or sponsoring one of the tournaments, please fill out this form and we’ll contact you!