Dec
09
2018

Sabre Academy – 9th December

Sabre Academy Sunday, 11th November

The doors should be open at 9.30, as before the formal training will be starting at 10

Find us at:

Moulsford Prep School
Moulsford-on-Thames, Oxfordshire. OX10 9HR

If the fencer is under 18 please add details of the fencers year of birth and the name of the parent or guardian

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Nov
18
2018

Sabre Academy – 18th November

Sabre Academy Sunday, 18th November (NOTE DATE CHANGE)

The doors should be open at 9.30, as before the formal training will be starting at 10

Find us at:

Moulsford Prep School
Moulsford-on-Thames, Oxfordshire. OX10 9HR

If the fencer is under 18 please add details of the fencers year of birth and the name of the parent or guardian

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Oct
28
2018

Southern Fencing Club

Time: 1 to 4pm

Session of free fencing in foil and epee

Cost: £10

Venue: St Gabriel’s School

If the fencer is under 18 please add details of the fencers year of birth and the name of the parent or guardian
Oct
28
2018

Adult Epee and Sabre Championships

When: 28th October 2018

WhereSt. Gabriel’s School, Newbury, Sandleford Priory, Newtown Rd, Greenham, Newbury RG20 9BD

Enter: https://bf.sport80.com
(Look for 2019 Southern Region Senior Epee and Sabre)
Cost: £15 per weapon

All fencers in the Southern Region who fence either epee or sabre or indeed both are invited to attend this year’s regional Senior competition. 

All fencers must be over the age of 13 yrs at the date of the competition. 
All fencers must be affiliated to Southern Region on their BF Membership
Fencers may enter both the Epee and the Sabre Competition.

Check-in Times (TBC):

Epee check-in closes 9:30. Start at 9:45
Sabre check-in closes 13:30. Start 13:45

Oct
28
2018

Additional Sabre Academy – 28th October

This is an additional session of the Academy that is open to all sabreurs, whether or not you have been to a session at Molesford

It will include training, coaching and fencing and will run from 9.30am to 12.30pm at St Gabriel’s

The cost is £15

Find us at: St Gabriel’s School

If the fencer is under 18 please add details of the fencers year of birth and the name of the parent or guardian

 

Oct
21
2018

U11 competitions – all weapons

Where: St Gabriels School

When: 21st October 2018

Enterhttps://sfr-u10-foil-epee-sabre.eventbrite.co.uk

The competition is open to any boy or girl who is 10 or under on the 31st December 2018

All u11s and parents welcome for the day. We will have Luke Deamer running sessions about competitions, including an introduction to refereeing

The u10s can opt to enter up to 2 weapons, this combination would have to be foil and epee or foil and sabre. They can not do epee and sabre

Entry will be £12 for each weapon.  The foil will happen in the morning. If you wish to enter foil with either the epee or sabre you can.  However, you cannot enter epee and sabre as they will run concurrently in the afternoon

 

Oct
21
2018

Adult Foil Championships and Adult Novice Foil

Where: St Grabiels School

When: Sunday 21st October 2018

Entry: https://bf.sport80.com or enter on the day.
(Look for 2019 Southern Senior and Novice Foil)
Entry will be £15 for each competition

Check-In Times (TBC):

  • Novice Foil – Check-in from 9:30 and event starts at 10 am
  • Senior Foil – Check-in from 11 am and approx start 11:30 am

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Oct
10
2018

Sabre Academy – 10th October

Sabre Academy Sunday, 10th October

The doors should be open at 9.30, as before the formal training will be starting at 10

Find us at:

Moulsford Prep School
Moulsford-on-Thames, Oxfordshire. OX10 9HR

If the fencer is under 18 please add details of the fencers year of birth and the name of the parent or guardian

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Oct
07
2018

Junior Team Competition

Entries are now being accepted for Southern Region’s Age Group Team competition 2018-2019

Date: Sunday 7th October 2018

Check-In Times (Confirmed):
U10/U14/U18 Team Foil – 9.30am check-in, plan to start 10am
U14 Team Epee – 9.30am check-in, plan to start 10am
U18 Team Sabre – approx 12 am check-in and will start after U18 Team Foil approx 12:30 – 1pm though maybe slight delay.
There is no U18 Team Epee or U14 Team Sabre.

Events:
Teams of three competitors.
U10 Foil.
U14 Foil, U18 Foil
U14 Epee, U18 Epee
U14 Sabre, U18 Sabre

Entries:
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/southern-fencing-region-age-group-team-competition-2018-19-registration-50143554722

Entry Fee:
Standard entries: Standard entry fee of £24 per team until Friday 5th October

Venue: Play Football Arena, Unit 29 Bramble Rd, Kembrey Park, Swindon, SN2 8HB

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Sep
23
2018

Development Day

Development Day, open to all

Book: CANCELLED

This will be open to all, will include all development aspects for you would expect, details will be out later next week

The cost to attend the day will be:

fencers – £25 for the first family member and £20 for any subsequent members

£10 for the referee workshop with Luke Deamer.  There will be the option to take a L1 exam and he will be around on the 21st Oct so anyone who would like a L2 assessment he will do that then

£10 for an armoury workshop with Andy Goodier

If you have people who wish to attend who are not part of the Southern Region there is a £5 additional charge

Sep
02
2018

Development Competition Day – 2nd Sept

Bookhttps://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/southern-fencing-region-development-day-sep-2018-registration-49064478175

Yes it is only a few weeks away, but come and enjoy this event as a start to the Autumn season

We are holding a social Development Competition day – something a bit different and very much in the style of a day that Joan Mason would have approved of (if you don’t know this lady… in her time Joan was the region’s secretary, chair and president who died recently)

This is an adult day, sorry it is not geared to our u16s – see the Development Day on 23rd September if you are a youngster

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May
20
2018

Welfare Development Day – 20th May

Welfare Development Day Sunday 20th May 2018

Date:  Sunday 20th May
(Closing date: 22nd April)

Venue: St Gabriel’s School, Newbury

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May
20
2018

Senior Epee and Sabre

Date: 20th May 2018

Venue: St. Gabriel’s School, Newbury, Sandleford Priory, Newtown Rd, Greenham, Newbury RG20 9BD

Cost: £15 per weapon

Enter: https://bf.sport80.com

All fencers in the Southern Region who fence either epee or sabre or indeed both are invited to attend this year’s regional Senior competition. 

All fencers must be over the age of 13 yrs at the date of the competition. 
All fencers must be affiliated to Southern Region on their BF Membership
Fencers may enter both the Epee and the Sabre Competition.

Check-in Times:

Epee check-in closes 9:30. Start at 9:45
Sabre check-in closes 13:30. Start 13:45

Apr
29
2018

Senior and Novice Foil

When: Sunday 29th April 2018

Where: Downland Sports Centre, Manor Crescent, Compton, RG20 6NU

Entry: https://bf.sport80.com or enter on the day.
(Look for 2018 Southern Senior and Novice Foil)

Check-In Times:

  • Novice Foil – Check-in from 9:30 and event starts at 10 am
  • Senior Foil – Check-in from 11 am and approx start 11:30 am

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Apr
22
2018

Development Day – 22nd April 2018

Development Day – April

Date: Sunday, 22nd April

Venue: St Gabriel’s School, Newbury

Bookhttps://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/southern-fencing-region-development-day-april-registration-44726841186

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Mar
11
2018

Southern Region Age Group Sabre & Epee (BYC Qualifier)

Date: 11th March 2018
Venue: Swindon Play Football.
Enter: Entries Closed
Entry Fee: £21 until 5th March
Check-in times: Confirmed – Note slightly later times

Epee   Check-in Close #’s
U12 Boys 08:45 09:15 9
  Girls 08:45 09:15 11
U14 Boys 08:45 09:15 23
  Girls 08:45 09:15 10
U16 Boys 08:45 09:15 17
  Girls 08:45 09:15 5
U18 Boys 08:45 09:15 9
  Girls 08:45 09:15 4

 

Sabre   Check-in Close #’s
U12 Boys 13:30 14:00 5
  Girls 13:30 14:00 2
U14 Boys 13:30 14:00 8
  Girls 13:30 14:00 3
U16 Boys 14:00 14:30 8
  Girls 14:00 14:30 3
U18 Boys 14:00 14:30 3
  Girls 14:00 14:30 1
Feb
11
2018

New Competition! 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 (https://bf.sport80.com)
Entry Fee: £15
Check-In: 9:30am for all weapons, start 10am

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Jan
21
2018

Age Group Foil

Southern Region Age Group Foil
(BYC Qualifier)

Date: 21st January 2018

Check-In: CONFIRMED TIMES – Do check back on Saturday for last minute information

(U14 Girls has changed from earlier in the week)

    Check-in Close #’s Start R1
U12 Boys 09:30 10:00 18 10:30
U12 Girls 10:00 10:30 21 11:00
U14 Boys 08:45 09:15 22 09:30
U14 Girls 11:00 11:30 15 12:00
U16 Boys 09:00 09:30 12 10:00
U16 Girls 08:45 09:15 15 09:30
U18 Boys 08:45 09:15 6 09:30
U18 Girls 09:00 09:30 5 10:00

 

Venue: Wellington College, Duke’s Ride, Crowthorne RG45 7PU

Enter: On sport:80 (Look for “2018 Southern Fencing Region Age Group Foil”)

Entry Fee: £21 (until midnight 15th Jan)

Late Fee: £35 (from 16th Jan until midnight 18th Jan). Entries close 19th Jan

Jun
04
2017

Senior Sabre and Epee

When: 4th June

Where: Compton Sports Centre

The venue is at Downlands School in Compton, just near the A34 and M4 interchange:
Manor Crescent
Compton
RG20 6NU

Fee: £15 per weapon or £25 for both

Entryhttp://southernfencing.org.uk/calendar/competition-entry-epee-sabre/

(or entry on the day but please email us to entry@southernfencing.org.uk with name and BF number to let us know)

Check-in times: (TBC)

Mens Epee check in at 9.30am
Womens Epee check in at 10.30am

Sabre check in close at 12.30 (will follow after the epee finishes)

 

Oct
28
2016

Southern Fencing Club

PLEASE EMAIL TO: fencer85618@aol.com if you are coming, and indicate age and weapon.

Time: 1 to 4pm

Session of free fencing in foil and epee

Cost: £10

Date: Saturday 16th January 2016

Venue: St Gabriel’s School

Details: http://southernfencing.org.uk/fencing-club/

Apr
10
2016

Adult Novice and Senior Foil – Sunday 10th April 2016

Date: Sunday 10th April 2016

Start Time: 9.30am (No novice competition – all fencing in Senior Foil)

Venue: Downland Sports Centre, 12 minutes from M4 / A34 junction.
Manor Crescent
Compton
RG20 6NU
http://www.leisurecentre.com/downland-sports-centre

Entry: southernfencing.org.uk/contacts/competition-entry-senior-foil/

There is reasonable parking on site. There are no cafe or restaurant facilitites, so bring your own lunches.

A Southern Fencing Region Novice is defined as aged 15 plus on 1/1/16, fenced for less than 4yrs and, if competed nationally, with national ranking of no better than 100, and no better than last 4 of region/county foil.

Boxes:
Please can clubs provide boxes for the day. We will need eight boxes to ensure smooth running of the event.

Referees:
We will need some referees for the Novice. If you are entering the Senior event, please let the organisers know if you are willing to preside at the Novice event.
The senior event will be self presiding
Equipment:

FOIL:
800N plastron
350N mask, jacket and breeches
ALL COMPETITORS MUST HAVE A LAME BIB AND MASK WIRES
Size 5 foils

Club organisers and coaches:
The novice is a friendly event and it is a good opportunity for beginners/novices to get more experience fencing different opponents in a more competitive environment. Please encourage your less experienced fencers to attend the Novice event. Support your fencers by ensuring that they are fully equipped with two working foils and spare body wire (or can borrow from club/friends).

Apr
10
2016

Development Day – U10 Foil, First Aid and SP1 Course

(very sorry this does clash with the senior foil competition but hopefully it will not affect many of you splitting yourselves in two!)

Venue:
St Gabriel’s School.
Sandleford Priory
Newtown Road
Newbury RG20 9BD

Training in all weapons

We have guest coaches Glen Golding and Peter Wright supported by Reka Gemesi and, as with all training days, all coaches from the region are invited to come and get involved…

 £20 for SFR fencers, £25 from outside the region

A separate email will be sent to all SFR BYC qualifiers giving them a link to book in for £10 to attend

Entry Form: southernfencing.org.uk/contacts/training-day-entry/

Referee workshop

We are lucky to have Peter Huggins come along. He will run a course and will offer the written L1 exam at the end

He will be able to advise on what is required and how/where to get assessed for L2

Pre-course reading materials will be provided to those booked in

Armoury workshops

We are lucky to have Janet Huggins come along. She will be there to introduce armoury to anyone wanting to bring weapons along to work on, or just sit in and pick up tips. Also if you have any armourers that would like to advance their knowledge, she will happily work with them on all types of equipment

Entry form (Armory/Referee): southernfencing.org.uk/contacts/southern-region-referee-course/


 

For coaches and all officials, we have secured a BF run, fully certified, Safeguarding and Protection Course (SP1) and First Aid Course

£25 for SP1

(First Aid now full)

£50 for First Aid} – 12 places

£65 for both   } – 12 places

Courses Entry: http://southernfencing.org.uk/contacts/development-day/

And finally….

Following up on last year’s success we plan to hold a u10 foil day/competition

this is geared to those u10 on Jan 1st 2016 and is really an introduction to competition there will be some training for the fencers prior to their competition and also a session with parents who, we hope, will then be involved with setting up and generally assisting at the competition

Entries will be £15, for the whole day

U10 Foil Entry: http://southernfencing.org.uk/contacts/competition-entry-foil-age-group/

Mar
20
2016

CANCELED – Team Foil, Epee and Sabre

CANCELLED

When: Sunday 20th March 2016,

Entry Form: Click here (at bottom of this post)

Entry Closes: 13th March 2016.

The Adult Team Competitions this season will be a in all three weapons and will be run as mixed gender team events.

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Mar
13
2016

Southern Fencing Club

PLEASE EMAIL TO: fencer85618@aol.com if you are coming, and indicate age and weapon.

Date: Sunday 13th March 2016

Venue:
Downland Sports Centre, 12 minutes from M4 / A34 junction.
Manor Crescent,
Compton
RG20 6NU
http://www.leisurecentre.com/downland-sports-centre

Details: http://southernfencing.org.uk/fencing-club/

Mar
06
2016

Southern Age Group Epee and Sabre

Date: Sunday 6th March 2016

Venue: Wellington Health & Fitness Club (Sports Hall), Wellington College, Dukes Ride, Crowthorn, Berkshire. RG45 7PT

(Best Sat Nav locations – Dukes Ride, Crowthorne or the nearest postcode on Duke’s Ride, RG45 6DP)

Entry: CLOSED

Entry List: https://bf.sport80.com/public_reports/index/137

Check-In Times: (CONFIRMED)

IMPORTANT – DOUBLE CHECK YOUR TIMES AS SOME HAVE CHANGED.

Epee Check-in Opens Check-in Closes R1 . Sabre Check-in Opens Check-in Closes R1
U12 Boys 09:00 09:30 09:45  U12 B 13:30 14:00 14:30
U12 Girls 09:00 09:30 09:45 U12 G  n/a n/a n/a
U14 Boys 08:45 09:15 09:30 U14 B  13:30 14:00 14:30
U14 Girls 09:15 09:45 10:00 U14 G  13:30 14:00 14:30
U16 Boys 08:45 09:15 09:30 U16 B  13:30 14:00 14:30
U16 Girls 09:15 09:45 10:00 U16 G  13:30 14:00 14:30
U18 Boys 08:45 09:15 09:30 U18 B  14:00 14:30 15:00
U18 Girls 09:00 09:30 09:45 U18 G  14:00 14:30 15:00

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Feb
21
2016

Southern Fencing Club

PLEASE EMAIL TO: fencer85618@aol.com if you are coming, and indicate age and weapon.

Date: Sunday 21st February 2016

Venue:
Downland Sports Centre, 12 minutes from M4 / A34 junction.
Manor Crescent,
Compton
RG20 6NU
http://www.leisurecentre.com/downland-sports-centre

Details: http://southernfencing.org.uk/fencing-club/

Jan
31
2016

Age Group Foil

Sunday 31st January 2016

Venue: Wellington College, Dukes Ride, Crowthorn, Berkshire

Entry to the Southern Age Group Foil on the 31st Jan is now live at sport:80

Entries Closed

The entry list is at:
https://bf.sport80.com/public_reports/index/113

 

Check-In Times – Confirmed
(These are not expected to change but do check Saturday evening for any last minute changes)

Check-in Opens Check-In Closes R1 Start
U12 Boys 08:45 09:15 09:30
Girls 11:30 12:00 12:30
U14 Boys 08:45 09:15 09:30
Girls 09:30 10:00 10:30
U16 Boys 09:00 09:30 10:00
Girls 10:30 11:00 11:30
U18 Boys 08:45 09:15 09:30
Girls 10:30 11:00 11:30

 

Event Parking

There are a number of on-going  building projects which are affecting parking within both car parks – therefore for the event you would need to park along the long kilometre drive which leads up to the College

Check-In Times

Check-in times will be published closer to the competition date. We expect this to be a popular competition, so fencers may need to stay through much of the day.

Southern Region – Fencers may only enter this Regional event if they have specified Southern Region on their British Fencing Membership. Fencers may only fence in a qualifying event in one region in any season.

UK residents – As these are the qualifying events for the British Youth Championships (BYCs), fencers must be UK residents.

BYC qualification and entry fee – At least the top four fencers in each competition will qualify for the BYCs. More will qualify in any competitions with 17 or more fencers. All qualifying fencers will be asked to pay the £21 BYC entry fee at the competition on 25 January

Byes – For 2016, all fencers with a bye for the BYC and who want to take advantage of the bye will need to enter this competition.
They do not need to fence but they are required to pay the competition entry fee – please notify entries@southernfencing.org.uk if you enter but are not fencing.
Fencers with byes will be an additional qualifier on top of the regions quota no matter where they finish. All fencers with bye’s will be contacted by British Fencing explaining this too.

Cancellation/Refund Policy – In general no refunds or cancellations will be given once a fencer has paid the entry fee. Refunds are only given in unusual/extreme circumstances and at the discretion of the Region chair. Any fencer who receives a refund is deemed not to have entered the qualifier and cannot be entered in the BYC even if they have a bye.

Please contact the southern region competitions committee if you have any queries about this Southern Region competition, details can be found here:
http://www.southernfencing.org.uk/contacts
For further details on BYC Championships please see:
http://www.britishfencing.com/events/british_youth_championships/

EQUIPMENT: Foil Kit Specification Rules for 2016 – BYC Finals

Under 10
800N or 350N plastron
350N mask, jacket and breeches
NO LAME BIB OR MASK WIRE REQUIRED
Size 0 foils

Under 12/Under 14
800N or 350N plastron
350N mask, jacket and breeches
NO LAME BIB OR MASK WIRE REQUIRED
Size 3 foils

Under 16/Under 18
800N plastron
350N mask, jacket and breeches
ALL COMPETITORS MUST HAVE Size 5 foils

Please ensure you have spare kit at the competition – i.e. at least 2 working foils and body wires.

Arrangements for Under 10s
Based on experience in recent years, the Region will be holding a separate competition for U10s. Details will follow once these are confirmed. The BFA will be running British Under 10 competitions 2016. These competitions will be run separately from the BYCs and we understand that there will be no qualification requirement. Please see this webpage on the BF website: http://www.britishfencing.com/events/british_youth_championships/
Jan
21
2016

Southern Senior Epee and Sabre

Date: 24th January 2016

Venue: Downland Sports Centre (12 minutes from M4 / A34 junction.), Manor Crescent, Compton RG20 6NU
www.leisurecentre.com/downland-sports-centre

Entry Formsouthernfencing.org.uk/contacts/competition-entry-epee-sabre

Check In Times:

  • Men’s and Women’s Epee – Check-in closes 9:15 and event starts at 9:30
  • Men’s and Women’s Sabre – Check-in closes 1:15, start at ~ 1:30 pm

Entry fee

The entry fee is £15 per competition. The competitions will be run one after the other, to allow fencers to enter both epee and sabre.

Closing date for entries

9pm on Saturday 23rd January – Absolutely no entries accepted after this date and no entries on the day

Age of fencers

This is an adult competition, open to fencers aged 13 and over at 1 January 2016.

Nov
08
2015

Southern Region Fencing – Mixed Age Group Team Competition

We hope this will be an enjoyable competition for young fencers in the region.

Entry Form http://southernfencing.org.uk/contacts/competition-entry-junior-team-foil-epee-sabre
Date Sunday 8 November 2015
Start time Check in from 10am, with times for different competitions to be confirmed

Competitions will be run in parallel, so it will not be possible for fencers to enter more than one weapon.

Venue Sports Hall, Bradfield College, Bradfield, Berkshire, RG7 6AU
Competitions U14  – Foil, Epee and  Sabre U18  – Foil, Epee and  Sabre
Age Groups For the 2015/16 season, age is determined at 1 January 2016

U14 – born in 2002, 2003, 2004 or 2005

U18 – born in 1998, 1999, 2000 or 2001

Notes on Age Groups U14s (born in 2002) can fence in an U18 team if they wish

U13s and younger (born 2003 or later) cannot fence in the older age group, due to disparities in weapon size and fencer size.

Composition of teams This is a mixed gender competition, so teams including boys and girls are encouraged. Single gender teams will be accepted.
Reserves Each team can include an optional reserve. A fencer can enter as a reserve for more than one team, but can only fence for one team on the day.
Valid entries For team entries to be valid they must include three named entrants and an optional reserve. Each fencer must have valid British Fencing membership. Payment must be submitted with each entry.
Entry fees and closing date

 

Early bird entries Reduced entry fee of £20 per team for entries received by 10pm on Friday 23 October
Standard Entries & closing date Standard entry fee of £30 per team for entries received by 10pm on Friday 30 October
Late entry fee Any entries accepted after the closing date of 30 October will pay a higher fee of £30.

 

 

Confirmation of entry Confirmation of entry and joining instructions will be sent to by email to the Team contact (coach or parent).
Queries If you have any queries about this competition, please contact entries@southernfencing.org.uk

Equipment requirements by age group

Foil

 

U14

Blade size: size 3 foil

No lame bib or mask wire required

 

U18

Blade size: size 5 foil

Lame bibs and mask wires are required

 

All fencers

Please ensure equipment fits properly, including lames which must reach the hip bone.

Epee and Sabre

U14 Blade size: size 2 epee or sabre
U18 Blade size: size 5 epee or sabre

Additional requirements for Sabre

All Sabre competitors · Lame jacket

Electric glove or cuff Electric mask with headwire

SAFETY REQUIREMENTS FOR ALL FENCERS

Each fencer (parent/guardian for Under 18s) is personally responsible for making sure that their clothing and equipment conform to FIE and British Fencing rules and are in good condition.

Neither British Fencing nor the organisers of the competition, nor any official or referee involved in the competition is responsible for these matters, or for any accident, loss or damage to persons or property however caused.

Jan
25
2015

Southern Region Foil Age Group Qualifiers 2015

Date: 25th January 2015

Venue: Bradfield College, Bradfield Berkshire

Emergency contact number ONLY on the competition day: 07766 307076

Note:  Late entries will be at the organisers’ discretion. Absolutely no more entries after 10pm 21st Jan 2015

Entry: CLOSED

Check in:
(Confirmed as below, however please check back before the Sunday in case of last minutes changes.)

Check-in open Check-close #’s Start R1
U12 Boys 08:45 09:15 30 09:30
U12 Girls 11:30 12:00 22 12:30
U14 Boys 08:45 09:15 27 09:30
U14 Girls 08:45 09:15 14 09:30
U16 Boys 10:30 11:00 17 11:30
U16 Girls 09:15 09:45 15 10:00
U18 Boys 08:45 09:15 11 09:30
U18 Girls 11:30 12:00 10 12:30

Please note: the start and DE times are subject to change during the day at the organisers discretion in order to facilitate the smooth running of the competition, please take the above as a guide.

Age Groups: U12, U14, U16, U18

Entry: £27 (Late entry fee now applies)

Please note:
A late fee of £27 will be charged for any entries received after 10pm on Monday 19 January.

BYC qualification and entry fee
At least the top four fencers in each competition will qualify for the BYCs. More will qualify in any competitions with 17 or more fencers. All qualifying fencers will be asked to pay £21 at the competition on 25 January (cash or cheque). In a change of rules for 2015, if qualifying fencers are unable to attend the BYCs for any reason, their place will be reallocated by the Region to the next ranked fencer. Check-in must be notified on the day if a fencer cannot take up their place, so this can be reallocated.

Nov
30
2014

Southern Region Mixed Age Group Team Competition

Information for fencers and parents

Date:
Sunday 30 November 2014

Venue:
Wellington Health & Fitness Club, Wellington College
Dukes Ride, Crowthorn, Berkshire, RG45 7PT

Start time:
Check in from 10am, with times for different competitions to be confirmed
Competitions will be run in parallel, so it will not be possible for fencers to enter more than one weapon.

Competitions

  • U14 – Foil now full sorry (16 teams)
  • U14 – Epee and Sabre
  • U18 – Foil, Epee and Sabre

Age Groups Age is determined at 1 January 2015

  • U14 – born in 2001, 2002, 2003 or 2004
  • U18 – born in 1997, 1998, 1999 or 2000

Notes on Age Groups:

  • U14s (born in 2001) can fence in an U18 team if they wish
  • U13s and younger (born 2002 or later) cannot fence in the older age group, due to disparities in weapon size and fencer size.

Composition of teams:
This is a mixed gender competition, so teams including boys and girls are encouraged. Single gender teams will be accepted.
Reserves – Each team can include an optional reserve. A fencer can enter as a reserve for more than one team, but can only fence for one team on the day.

Valid entries:
For team entries to be valid they must include three named entrants and an optional reserve. Each fencer must have valid British Fencing membership. Payment must be submitted with
each entry.

Entry fees and closing date:

  • Entry closing date 10pm on Friday 21 November
  • Entry fee £27 per team
  • Late entries accepted until 4pm on Monday 24 Nov.
  • No entries accepted after that or on the day.
  • Late entry fee £54 per team

Submitting your entry:
Please submit team entries through our website with payment by paypal:
http://southernfencing.org.uk/contacts/competition-entry-junior-team-foil-epee-sabre

Paper entry forms are available on request from entries@southernfencing.org.uk

Confirmation of entry and joining instructions will be sent to by email to the Team contact (coach or parent).

If you have any queries about this competition, please contact entries@southernfencing.org.uk

Equipment requirements by age group:

Foil

  • U14 – Blade size: size 3 foil. No lame bib or mask wire required
  • U18 – Blade size: size 5 foil. Lame bibs and mask wires are required

All fencers: Please ensure equipment fits properly, including lames which must reach the hip bone.

Epee and Sabre

  • U14 Blade size: size 2 epee or sabre
  • U18 Blade size: size 5 epee or sabre

Additional requirements for Sabre – All Sabre competitors:

  • Lame jacket
  • Electric glove or cuff
  • Electric mask with headwire

SAFETY REQUIREMENTS FOR ALL FENCERS
Each fencer (parent/guardian for Under 18s) is personally responsible for making sure that their clothing and equipment conform to FIE and British Fencing rules and are in good condition. Neither British Fencing nor the organisers of the competition, nor any official or referee involved in the competition is responsible for these matters, or for any accident, loss or damage to persons or property
however caused.

Mar
01
2014

Southern Age Group Sabre & Epee

Date: 9th March 2014

Venue:
Wellington College Health and Fitness Club
Dukes Ride, Crowthorne, RG45 7PT

Closing Date: 10pm, 1st March 2014 (then late fee of £27 applies)

Entry Form:

 Check-In Times:

Event  – Epee Check-in times

 

Under 10  & Under 12 Girls’  Epee 10.00 to 10.30 am

Under 14  Girls’  Epee 10.00 to 10.30 am

Under 16  Girls’  Epee 9.00 to 9.30 am

Under 18  Girls’  Epee 10.30 to 11 am

Under 12  Boys’  Epee 10.00 to 10.30 am

Under 14  Boys’  Epee 10.00 to 10.30 am

Under 16  Boys’  Epee 9.30 to 10 am

Under 18  Boys’  Epee 9.00 to 9.30 am

 

Event  – Sabre Check-in times

 

All sabre events 1.00pm to 1.30pm

 

Mar
10
2013

Southern Region Age Group Epee & Sabre

Epee / Sabre Competition  ~  Sunday 10th March 2013

To be held at SportsPark, University of Reading, Shinfield Rd, Reading RG6 6AH – for SatNavs use RG6 6UR

Enter as soon as possible.  Late entries charges apply after 00.01 on 4 March (postmark 2/3/13). No entries can be excepted after 4pm on Friday, 8 March

Entry Forms:

Jan
27
2013

Southern Region Age Group Foil

Date: 27th January 2013

Venue: SportsPark, Univeristy of Reading, Shinfield Road, Reading. RG6 6AH. (Use RG6 6UR for SatNavs)

Check-In Times: (These times are now confirmed)

Check-In

Open

Close

U10

13:00

13:30

U12 Boys

09:40

10:00

U12 Girls

09:40

10:00

U14 Boys

09:05

09:20

U14 Girls

09:20

09:40

U16 Boys

09:20

09:40

U16 Girls

11:00

11:30

U18 Boys

09:05

09:20

U18 Girls

09:05

09:20

 

Entry Forms:

(PLEASE NOTE ABSOLUTELY NO ENTRIES WILL BE ACCEPTED ON THE DAY.)

  • Online entry click here (Entries close 5pm Friday 25th January 2013)

Foil Sizes:

U10 size 0

U12 & U14 size 3

U16 & U18 size 5 AND lame bibs/ mask wires required.

Please ensure you have working spare swords and body wires.

Jan
13
2013

Southern Region Senior Epee and Sabre

Date: 13th January 2013

Venue: University of Reading, Shinfield Road, Reading. RG6 6UR

Check-In Times:

9:15 Epee check in closes
12:45 Sabre check in closes

Entry Forms:

Jul
08
2012

Southern Region Development Day–8th July 2012

Book your place at:
http://new.southernfencing.org.uk/contacts/southern-dev-day

  • Coaching is available in all weapons – you will see on the poster that the sabre coach is not named, our coach has had to pull out because of work but we will have a sabre coach for you and you coach will know as soon as we know who it will be.
  • Peter and Janet Huggins are joining us for the day.
  • Janet will be doing short armoury workshops with all the fencers and the parents who want to; she will also spend more time with those who want to work on equipment with her.
  • Peter will hold a ref course in all weapons, this will be for the day and will include the opportunity to do the written exam.
  • The day will also include a session on sportsmanship for everyone.
  • The day also has a group of workshops designed to give the parents a good understanding of what is going on in the world of fencing as their young people become more competitive. If you are a parent, please come along. If you are a fencer please encourage your support network to come along.

We hope that this day will help to ensure that more families will get involved with their fencer’s progress and the region that they belong to. To understand why things are the way they are and what they might consider doing to help support/improve what is currently happening.

Generous discounts being offered to all those who put ‘Southern’ down on their BFA membership and their families, and we hope you will continue to show your support by doing so in the future.

Please can you encourage your friends and their families to come along to the Development Day.

We will, as usual, provide lunch. Again, this year, our AGM will take place over lunch. This year I will be stepping down, as will Cara (our treasurer) and Eileen (our competitions secretary). June is prepared to continue on the committee and I do hope you will all get behind her and support her. We do need new blood on the main committee. We now have a lot of people supporting the committee like the competitions committee, coaching support, and our contacts for safeguarding, SF clothing and SF kit as well as many of you who turn up at competitions and help out on the day. I have been in this role for six years and, whilst we have come a very long way, new leadership/new ideas are needed for the region to continue to thrive. I want to say a huge thank you to all of you for your support over the years and trust you will continue to work together to keep the region alive and very well. I have been asked to become an England Executive Director to work with regions; you have helped to get the experience for me to be offered this role.

Please feel free to ask me or any of the committee about the work involved and consider what you might be able to do.

Book your place at:
http://new.southernfencing.org.uk/contacts/southern-dev-day

Feb
02
2012

Regional Hub L1/L2 Coaching Course

Venue: Park House School, Newbury RG14 6NQ
Dates: 2 Feb, 2 Mar, 6 April, 1 June, 6 July. Basically, the first Saturday of the month, with a break at Christmas and in May. Learners don’t have to attend all dates – this is a rolling programme and so the session will be repeated. Learners ‘sit’ assessment when they feel ready.
Times: 11:15 – 1700 hours
All 3 weapons covered, and learners can be assessed in all 3, if they wish.
Cost £195 to Southern Region Members. Payable either in one lump sum, or five consecutive monthly payment of £40 (£5 will be refunded to learners on completion of the course).

Click here for booking form

Click here for monthly payment.

Nov
20
2011

Southern Fencing Region Junior Team Competition ~ Foil & Epee

Sunday 20th November 2011
The Sports Complex, Bradfield College, Bradfield, Nr Reading RG7 6BZ

Teams are of 3 fencers for this competition ~ based on age on 1st Jan 2012

please note there are three age groups this year: U13’s, U16’s and U20’s

Teams to be entered as a club or school team ~ single sex or mixed teams allowed. Each club or school may enter as many teams as they wish

All fencers must be in full, regulation kit and be members of the BFA

All U13’s must use max size 2 (epee)/3 (foil) blade. All U16 & U20 foilists must meet new foil bib/mask regulations

The first 8 teams per competition are guaranteed a place, after that will be overall nos dependant

9-12yr olds may only compete in one team, either foil or epee

however, 13-19 yr olds may fence in one foil team and one epee team if they wish

All competitions will be fenced in relay format

All clubs should provide at least one non fencing referee (preferably foil) – All ref’s welcome

As ever boxes and all help on the day gratefully received

Check in times for Sunday:

FOIL

  • U13 Foil 8.15-8.30
  • U16 Foil 8.15-8.30 
  • U20 Foil 12.00-12.15 (Please come early and ref the younger age groups if possible).

EPEE 

Please note change of check in times.  The plan is that as soon as we have two teams from the same age group we will make a start.

  • U16 Epee  – 12.30 -13.30
  • U20 Epee – 12.30 – 13.30

Please make sure all your kit is working before you arrive!!

Please note if you have a 13 yr old fencing who does not yet have a bib on their mask, they do not need to borrow one, they may wear their existing mask.

We will be operating the Fencers Break for refreshments.

All help with set up and clear up would be most gratefully received.

Any problems on the way to the venue call  Rochelle 07711254930

Entry Forms: