Melbourne Swordcraft takes place every Friday evening at Western Oval in Parkville, VIC.


Prior to arriving at a game or event, new and veteran players need pre-register and purchase a ticket using the link below.


Once at the oval, players must show they are signed-in, and receive a wrist-band as proof of registration and payment. 

Players sign-in from 6:30pm-7:30pm. New players must be signed in by 7:00pm.

The battle game itself will take place from 8pm-10pm. The game consists of four quarters, with a short break at half-time. During each half, a game-type will run with certain objectives around different terrain layout variations.

The game is run by a team of marshals - you can spot them in their bright yellow and blue tabards. 

There is always a team of on-call medical response professionals on the side of the field.

At the end of the night, all players must perform an emu-bob across the field where all dropped or fired weapons and ammo are collected and placed into a designated collection area. 

New players will have a group debrief in the centre of he field.

Pre-Game Registration Form and Ticket Purchase:

The PDF version: Swordcraft Pre-Game Registration Form.


If you are aged 15-17, you will need to print this form and have it signed and presented by your parent or legal guardian. You will not be able to play without this signed form!

You will also need to purchase a Pre-game Ticket

Swordcraft Ltd. works with a registration system which requires you to sign up before the game.

Each local Swordcraft Chapter sets its own ticketing.

Swordcraft does not accept cash payments.

If this is your first time attending Swordcraft, check out our new player information.

COVID-19 Information for Players

Please use the button below to access and read our Return to Play Protocol prior to attending our battle game. 

Players can also find our COVID Safe Plan using the link below: 



Western Oval in Parkville


Friday nights
Sign in from 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Game from 8:00pm - 10:00pm

On your first night, try to get there by 6-6.30pm to be signed in by 7:00pm and expect to finish around 10.30pm.