Southern Fencing Region

Southern Fencing Region (formerly known as “Southern Section”) represents the fencing communities of Hampshire, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire and Wiltshire within England Fencing and British Fencing, and ultimately, within the world fencing organisation, Federation Internationale d’Escrime

Southern Fencing holds regional competitions and organises training for fencers, referees and armourers, along with child protection and other relevant issues.

It is a non-profit making organisation, governed by its members, through a committee elected/confirmed annually by an AGM.

Look out for updates from around the region on the news page and on twitter @SouthernFencing

GB Cup Qualifier 2018

Southern Region GB Cup Qualifier 2018

Venue: St Gabriel’s School in Newbury

Date: 11th February 2018

Entry: Via Sport:80

Entry Fee: £15

British Fencing has announced an exciting brand-new competition launching this season: The GB Cup, to be held in Nottingham on 23rd June 2018. The aim of the event is to provide adult intermediate Regional fencers with a new annual National tournament. British Fencing recognises there are numerous events across Great Britain that already cater for this target audience and would like to support these competitions by providing a National Final.

The GB Cup will run in a similar way to the BYC model, with fencers qualifying through a Regional event for a National Final. This is Southern Regions qualifying event.

Further information on the BF GB Cup can be found at:

The qualifier will run as six weapons (M/F Foil/Epee/Sabre). You can only enter one weapon and need to be eligible as below (please check as there are a lot of criteria!). There will be at least one round of poules followed by DE.

Fencers must be aged 16 or over on 1 January 2018.
Fencers must be ranked outside of the top 5% of National rankings in their weapon.
Fencers cannot enter if they have represented their country at any level/any time including veterans/cadet/junior.
Fencers are also excluded if they have ever won an Open competition.
Fencers may only enter the Regional event in the Region they have specified on their British Fencing Membership.
Fencers may only fence in one qualifying event per season.
Fencers may only enter the GB Cup and qualifier in one weapon.
Fencers must be UK residents.

Southern Fencing Region Age Group Foil BYC Qualifier 2018 Results

The results of the age group foil and BYC qualifier 2018 can be found at:

The following lost property has been found after the event, please email to claim.

  • One glove has a name label “Sarif-Kattan”
  • Another glove is a new “Absolute” brand, size 7 right hand.

Southern Region Database of Members

If you would like Southern Region to send you information about fencing events in the Region including training days, coaching, first aid training and competitions for children and adults. Please provide your details at the link below:

Kit recalls and BFA notices regarding fencing kit

For details on recent kit recalls and previous BFA notices on fencing kit please read the information page here