Maureen Kerr

NI Junior Foil Series 17-18 Round 1

04/11/2017 all-day
Grosvenor Grammar School
Marina Park
Belfast BT5 6BA


Round 1 will be held on Saturday 4th November in Grosvenor Grammar School, Belfast.

The competition is a foil-only event.

Closing date for entries: Midnight Thu 2nd November 2017.
Entries can be made online or by downloading and printing the 2017-18 round 1 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 1015 for 1030 Start
Under 16 Female                     Closes 1015 for 1030 Start
Under 14 Male                         Closes 1030 for 1045 Start
Under 14 Female                     Closes 1045 for 1100 Start
Under 12 Male                         Closes 1100 for 1115 Start
Under 10 Mixed                       Closes 1115 for 1130 Start
Under 12 Female                     Closes 1115 for 1130 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 2008 or 2009
Under 12 Girls             Born 2006 or 2007
Under 12 Boys             Born 2006 or 2007
Under 14 Girls             Born 2004 or 2005
Under 14 Boys             Born 2004 or 2005
Under 16 Girls             Born 2002 or 2003
Under 16 Boys             Born 2002 or 2003

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.

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




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Maureen Kerr

Maureen Kerr