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



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


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


Southern Region Age Group Epee & Sabre 2018

Results for the Southern Region Age Group Epee and Sabre 2018 can be found here:


Mask Retention Safety Notice

BF Notice (


The BF Safety Committee are concerned about some near misses when fencers’ masks fell off during a bout.

Fencers must wear masks that are of the appropriate size and, with ‘traditional’ masks featuring a metal back spring, the spring must be bent so as to assist retention. The 2nd security device, the Velcro strap, must not be at risk of coming undone accidentally – i.e. all the Velcro fixings must be in good condition.

If the fencer has long hair and the hair is tied up, this strap must be placed below the hair tie, not over the top of it.

Before every bout referees should check the two fencers’ masks in the above respects and, during the bout, should ensure that each time a fencer puts his mask back on the 2nd security device, the Velcro strap, is correctly worn.

If a fencer persists in wearing his mask in a way that does not comply with the above, the referee should penalise him with a Yellow Card (‘clothing not conforming to the Rules – t.45’).


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: