Below is some additional information regarding the LONESTAR SMASH. Please feel free to email us ( if any of your questions are not answered below. We look forward to fighting with you!

When is the Lonestar Smash?

This year’s Lonestar Smash will be November 3-4, 2018!

How Much is the Workshop?
The breakdown for the cost of workshop is below. Prices include a non-refundable deposit of $100.

Early Bird Registration (Until September 15th): $200

Early Bird SAFD Member Registration (Until September 15th): $180

Full Weekend Registration:  $225.00      

SAFD Member Discount Registration:  $202.50*

High Schooler Weekend Registration:  $175.00

Single Day Tuition (available for adult workshop only): $125.00

SAFD Member Single Day Tuition (available for adult workshop only): $112.50*

Workshop T-Shirt (optional):  $15.00

Group Rates are available – email us at for more info.

Workshop Registration Includes: Two full days of instruction (five classes each), taught by some of the best and most knowledgeable instructors in the country and entrance into the Sunday Night Wrap Party.

Refunds, less the deposit, will be honored up until two weeks before the workshop. Refund requests received within two weeks of the workshop will be reviewed and approved on a case-by-case basis, less the original deposit.

* Must have been a member of SAFD for at least one year.

What Classes Are Being Offered?
SCDallas wants to provide our attendees the best opportunity to learn as much as they can in just two days! Because of this, and the phenomenal staff we have secured, we will be offering classes in all eight weapons offered by the Society of American Fight Directors! We will also be providing other specialty classes, including Aerial Silks, Whips, Clowning, Stunts, and MORE. We will be publishing our complete schedule in the weeks before the workshop. There will be courses provided for all skill levels and plenty of classes to choose from – FIFTY, in fact! Stay tuned for a list of classes and their descriptions. Our early registrants will be the first to know! So sign up fast!

If you are currently enrolled in High School, please see the High School Intensive page for more information. 

 Are You Offering Skills Proficiency Renewals (SPRs)?
Yes! We are very excited to be able to offer SPRs through our incredible staff. The rate for SPRs is $50 for the first weapon, $30 for each additional.  Adjudication will follow the workshop on Sunday Evening. Please contact us if you are interested in renewing and for more information. 

The LONESTAR SMASH will take place on the incredible campus of Booker T Washington High School for the Performing & Visual Arts. There will be a wrap-up party and celebration on Sunday Night – location tba.

Where Can I Stay?

Our official Workshop Hotel is The Hyatt Place Park Central!

Official Workshop Hotel
Hyatt Place Park Central
12411 N Central Expy, Dallas, TX 75243
(972) 458-1224

To reserve your room, call and use the code “The Lonestar Smash” or “SCDallas”. Our discount room rate is $85 a night.

What’s the best way to get to The Smash?
The Lonestar Smash is conveniently located in downtown Dallas, Texas. If you are flying, the nearest airports are DFW International (about 25 minutes away) and Dallas Love Field (about 15 minutes away). We are happy to provide guidance for your travel plans, should you need it. Just email us.