Oct
20
2019

Age Group Team Competition

When: 20th October 2019

Where: PlayFootball Swindon Indoor, Unit 29 Bramble Rd, Kembrey Park
Swindon. SN2 8HB.

Book: https://sfr-age-team-comp-2019.eventbrite.co.uk

Check-in details:

u11s

check in closes at 9.15am

the format will all be poule style fights. There will be 2 poules of 4 teams and then a knockout – the expected time to run is approx. 6 hours

u14 foil

check in closes at 9.45am

the format will all be poule poule unique with format of relay to 45 – the expected time to run is 5 hours

u14 epee

check in closes at 10.15am

the format will all be poule poule unique with format of relay to 45 – the expected time to run is 5 hours

u18 foil

check in closes at 11am

to give enough fencing we plan a poule style warm up and then actual competition as a relay to 45 – the expected time to run is 2 1/2 hours (allowing for a break)

u18 epee

check in closes at 1.30pm

to give enough fencing we plan a poule style warm up and then actual competition as a relay to 45 – the expected time to run is 2 1/2 hours (allowing for a break)

Please ensure all your team have working, legal kit and equipment as this will be tested prior to starting a match

Please ensure they understand the format of the matches they are competing in

Please ensure they come with their friendly hats on – lots of support and smiles for their team please

Important… Please note there will not be an armoury service at this competition, please ensure you have working weapons and wires and the correct clothing prior to attending. (for the u11 year old competition we plan to have some size 0 weapons available for young fencers to use if they don’t have one – if borrowing kit from your coach please make sure you ask asap so they know you will require it and can plan to have enough correct kit for you)

There is a small coffee shop on site but please make sure you bring lunch

Finally, the telephone number to use if you have any issues is 07711 254 930 or the venue if you can’t get through, 01793 297233, and ask them to tell us

We have two groups in all weapons, based on the fencers age:

U18s – those who are 14-17 on 31 Dec 2019, using size 5 foils/epees or below and size 5 sabres

U14s – those who are 11-13 on 31 Dec 2019, using size 3 foils or below and size 2 epees/sabres or below

U11 Foil only – aged 9/10 or under on 31 Dec 2019, using size 0 foil.

These are the only ages to fence in this competition

There will be no late entries, see info below

Tea and coffee will be available, please bring lunch with you

This is open to in region fencers.

Early booking price £36 per team

This price goes up at 1am on Monday, 7th October to 48 per team

We close entries completely at midnight on Tuesday, 15th October in order to comply with the BF Welfare requirements. This means we must have individual team member names by then (any changes to your original team members entry can be emailed to welfare@southernfencing.org.uk)

To book in go to https://sfr-age-team-comp-2019.eventbrite.co.uk