The teams selected for the School Games competition have been posted on the Selection Decisions page. The School Games will be hosted at Loughborough University in the East Midlands from the 1st – 4th September.
Once again the School Games National Finals 2016, which will be hosted at Loughborough University in the English East Midlands from the 1st – 4th September, will not be fully funded by Sport NI. Sport NI are again cutting their contribution by 50%. As per last year this will leave a £3500 shortfall which will …View full post
Once again the School Games National Finals 2016, which will be hosted at Loughborough University in the English East Midlands from the 1st – 4th September, will not be fully funded by Sport NI. Sport NI are again cutting their contribution by 50%. As per last year this will leave a £3500 shortfall which will need to be filled. NI Fencing cannot offer any financial support for the School Games competition. Consequently, any fencer selected will be required to make a £150 contribution towards their participation in the UKSG upon confirmation of attendance.
NIJFS Round 6, the final round of the 2015-16 series, was held last Saturday 07 May at Lisburn Raquets Club, hosted by Lisburn Gladiators Fencing Club. Results now posted on the ‘Results – NIJFS’ page, final rankings on the ‘Rankings’ page.
The venue for R6 of the 2015/16 NIJFS has changed. The new venue is Lisburn Racquets Club, 36 Belfast Road, Lisburn, BT27 4AS. The event date and times are unchanged.
Entries now open for the 6th and final round of the 2015-16 NIJFS. The venue is Wallace High School in Lisburn, the date 7th May.
Anyone running a competition is reminded needs to check that all entrants have insurance and that they are the correct age for the competing age groups. To double check members against the BFA Membership please contact any of the Board Members and the will provide you with an up-to-date spreadsheet of the necessary details.
NI Fencing would like to congratulate Brian Murray (Junior Sabre) , Philip Slater (Junior Epee) Paul Verdon (Cadet Foil and Epee) and Jonathan Burnside (Junior Epee) for selection for both the European Cadets in Serbia 27th February and the World Championships in France in April.
Also Congratulations to Philip Slater for reaching the Last 32 in the Junior World Cup Epee competition in Riga last week. Well done on such a great achievement!
The 2016 Belfast Open will be held in Sullivan Upper School in Holywood 19th & 20th March in conjunction with R5 of the NIJFS (19th March). Online entry for both now open. Go to http://www.nifencing.com/index.php/calendar
The 4th round of the 2015/16 NIJFS will take place on Sat 27th Feb at RBAI in Belfast. Enter online now at http://www.nifencing.com/index.php/archives/event/byc-qualifiers-2?instance_id=809
The BYC Qualifiers are being hosted by Lisburn Gladiators at Hunterhouse College on Sun 21 Feb 2016.