Calendar

Oct
7
Sat
Academy Training @ Hunterhouse College
Oct 7 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Cost £15 .

Hunterhouse College

 

This will also be a Training day for Club Officials to learn the use of the computer and organising competitions. Every club should make sure that they have a representative if they are running competitions.  The cost for this training will be £10

Oct
21
Sat
North West Open @ University of Ulster Coleraine, New Sports Centre
Oct 21 – Oct 22 all-day

University of Ulster Coleraine, New Sports Centre

 

Hall will be open 8.30 am to 5.30pm both days

Nov
4
Sat
NI Junior Foil Series 17-18 Round 1 @ Grosvenor Grammar School
Nov 4 all-day

REGISTRATION NOT OPEN

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

The competition is a foil-only event.

Entries
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.

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

 

 

 

Nov
18
Sat
Derry Open 2017
Nov 18 – Nov 19 all-day

Details to be Confirmed

Dec
2
Sat
Academy Training @ TO BE CONFIRMED
Dec 2 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Cost £15 .

TO BE CONFIRMED

Dec
9
Sat
NI Junior Foil Series 17-18 Round 2 @ Royal Belfast Academical Institution
Dec 9 all-day

REGISTRATION NOT OPEN

Round 2 will be held on Saturday 9th December in Royal Belfast Academical Institution, Belfast.
The competition is a foil-only event.

Entries
Closing date for entries: Midnight Thu 7th December 2017.
Entries can be made online or by downloading and printing the 2017-18 round 2 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.

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

 

Dec
16
Sat
Coach Training Course @ TO BE CONFIMRED
Dec 16 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

The first Coaches Course for this season will be on Saturday 16th December LOCATION TO BE CONFIMRED

There are Four sessions and the dates will be added to the NIF Calendar throughout the year.  For those interested in upgrading their qualifications it is important to attend. The price is the same as last year – £30

The course starts at 10.00am and finishes at 4.00pm

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

Please contact Mike Westgate or Gerard Madden to indicate your intention to attend this course.Coaches should attend at least one Coaches Session in the year to to update their coaching qualifications.

 

Jan
6
Sat
Academy Training @ TO BE CONFIRMED
Jan 6 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Cost £15 .

TO BE CONFIRMED

Jan
13
Sat
NI Junior Foil Series 17-18 Round 3 @ Hunterhouse College
Jan 13 all-day

REGISTRATION NOT OPEN

Round 3 will be held on Saturday 13th January 2018 in Hunterhouse College, Belfast.
The competition is a foil-only event.

Entries
Closing date for entries: Midnight Thu 11th January 2018.
Entries can be made online or by downloading and printing the 2016-17 round 3 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 1030 for 1045 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.

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

Feb
3
Sat
NI Junior Foil Series 17-18 Round 4 @ TO BE CONFIRMED
Feb 3 all-day

THIS IS A PROVISIONAL DATE – DATES AND LOCATIONS WILL BE CONFIRMED CLOSER TO THE NEW SEASON