NI Junior Foil Series – Round 3

//NI Junior Foil Series – Round 3
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Entries
Closing date for entries: 10pm Thursday 02 February 2023.

Online entries only.

NO LATE ENTRIES OR ENTRIES ON THE DAY.

£18 entry fee.

Fencers must have a current British Fencing/NI Fencing membership (or equivalent, e.g. IFF) valid on the day of the competition. Anyone without a valid membership will not be allowed to compete, with no exceptions.

Check in times
Under 16 Male                  Closes 09.15 for 09.30 Start
Under 16 Female             Closes 09.15 for 09.30 Start
Under 14 Male                  Closes 09.30 for 09.45 Start
Under 14 Female             Closes 09.45 for 10.00 Start
Under 12 Male                  Closes 10.00 for 10.15 Start
Under 12 Female             Closes 10.15 for 10.30 Start
Under 10 Mixed               Closes 10.15 for 10.30 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 must 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, including on the day of competition.
Presentations for the best overall fencers in each category will take place at the end of the competition.

Category Details

Under 10 Mixed Born 2013 or 2014
Under 12 Girls Born 2011 or 2012
Under 12 Boys Born 2011 or 2012
Under 14 Girls Born 2009 or 2010
Under 14 Boys Born 2009 or 2010
Under 16 Girls Born 2007 or 2008
Under 16 Boys Born 2007 or 2008

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

Fencing Kit Requirements
U10, U12, U14:
800N or 350N plastron.
350N mask, jacket and breeches.
No lame bib or mask wire required.
U16:
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