Posts by Melissa Miller

Blade West is moving to California!

BLADE Show, the world’s largest knife show, has announced a major venue upgrade for its BLADE Show West exhibition. The 2021 event will take place at the Long Beach Convention Center in Long Beach, California, on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 8-9, 2021. After months of searching for the best possible location for BLADE Show West,…

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2019 Photos

From the floor to the after party, check out all of the photos from Blade Show West by clicking here.

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2019 Cutting Competition Winners

The first Chef’s Knife Cutting Competition took place on Saturday, Nov. 2, at the West Coast Pit After Party. The competition put cutting skills to the test with vegetable- and fruit-based challenges. Congratulations to champs Murray Carter (knifemaking division) and Kolter Livengood (chef division)!  THANK YOU TO OUR PRIZE SPONSORS BA Craftmade Aprons Fingal Ferguson Knives

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Balisong Competition Winners

The West Coast Flipping Championship 2019 was the first flipping tournament to be held at Blade Show West. The competition featured 32 flippers AND was hosted by Squid Industries.  Congratulations to the top 3 finishers in the West Coast Balisong Flipping Competition: 1) Mika Seibel2) Diego Fuentebella3) Jeffrey Durr  Thank you Squid Industries & event sponsors for…

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Knife Awards – 2019 Winners Announced

The 2nd annual BLADE Show West 2019 factory and custom knife awards were bestowed on Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019. Judges reviewed knives submitted by exhibitors for consideration. Winning criteria included design, craftsmanship, innovation and more. See some of the winners below.  2019 WINNERS

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