Calendar

Apr
23
Sun
NI Junior Foil Series 16/17 – Round 6 @ Fence Like an Olympian
Apr 23 all-day

REGISTRATION IS NOT OPEN YET

 

The competition is a foil-only event.

Entries
Closing date for entries: Midnight Thu 20th April 2017.

Entries can be made online or by downloading and printing the Entry Form and sending it to:

David Connery, 9 Millreagh, Dundonald, Belfast, BT16 1TJ.

£15 entry fee to be paid online, or to accompany printed entries received by the closing date.  Cheques should be made payable to NI Fencing Ltd.
Fencers must have a current British Fencing/NI Fencing membership (or equivalent, e.g. IFF) valid on the day of the competition. At event check-in, anyone without a valid membership will not be allowed to compete, with no exceptions.
Check in times
Under 16 Male                         Closes 0915 for 0930 Start
Under 16 Female                     Closes 0915 for 0930 Start
Under 14 Male                         Closes 0930 for 0945 Start
Under 14 Female                     Closes 0930 for 0945 Start
Under 12 Male                         Closes 1000 for 1015 Start
Under 10 Mixed                       Closes 1015 for 1030 Start
Under 12 Female                     Closes 1015 for 1030 Start

Other competition details 
Safety regulations will be strictly enforced (breeches must be worn).
Competitors intending to compete in an age group category above the one for which he/she would normally qualify need to ensure that the appropriate application form has been submitted in good time.
The organisers reserve the right to select or change the format of the competition.

Category Details
Under 10 Mixed           Born 2007 or 2008
Under 12 Girls             Born 2005 or 2006
Under 12 Boys             Born 2005 or 2006
Under 14 Girls             Born 2003 or 2004
Under 14 Boys             Born 2003 or 2004
Under 16 Girls             Born 2001 or 2002
Under 16 Boys             Born 2001 or 2002

Foil sizes
U16 Male and Female  Max Size 5 Blade
U14 Male and Female  Max Size 3 Blade
U12 Male and Female  Max Size 3 Blade
U10 Mixed                    Size 0 Blade

 

Fencing Kit Requirements
Under 10, Under 12, Under 14:     800N or 350N plastron.

350N mask, jacket and breeches.
No lame bib or mask wire required.

Under 16:                                                               800N plastron.
350N mask, jacket and breeches.
Lame bib and mask wire required.

Poules
U12, U14, U16           One round, fights to 5 hits, time limit 3 minutes
U10                                One round, fights to 5 hits, time limit 2 minutes

Direct Elimination
U14, U16                   Fights to 15 hits, 3 periods of 3 minutes with gaps of 1 minute
U12, U10                   Fights to 10 hits, 3 periods of 2 minutes with gaps of 1 minute

 

May
13
Sat
Coaching Course @ LOCATION TO BE CONFIRMED
May 13 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

LOCATION TO BE CONFIRMED

For those interested in upgrading their qualifications it is important to attend all sessions. The price is the same as last year £30 but for those attending all four a small reduction could be made.

The course starts at 10.30 and finishes no later than 4.30

As last year the courses will be spread around the country.

May
14
Sun
Junior Academy @ Hunterhouse College, Upper Lisburn Road
May 14 all-day

All sessions will be at Hunterhouse College starting at 10am until 4pm

This is for all weapons.

Cost £15 per session.

This is open to all young fencers aged 8 – 14

The first one will be open and selections will be made for future sessions. The Academy is for fencers who have potential to join the National Academy and fence abroad. I have been asked whether National Academy members can attend. I would be happy for this to happen.

Any questions please contact Maitre Mike Westgate

Jun
24
Sat
Academy Training @ Sullivan Upper School
Jun 24 @ 10:30 am – 4:30 pm

 

ACADEMY at SULLIVAN UPPER SCHOOL   10.30-4.30
Because there will be the BYC qualifiers the following day the physical training session will be reduced!
Nov
18
Sat
Derry Open 2017
Nov 18 – Nov 19 all-day

Details to be Confirmed