Youth Fencing

School Teams - Revised Timetable no fencing on Sunday!

Revised check-in times as follows:

  • Epee teams would now need to arrive by 0830hrs on Saturday.
  • Sabre teams would now need to arrive by 1030hrs on Saturday morning
  • Foil Teams would now need to arrive by 1330hrs on the Saturday afternoon.

Timetable would look like this;

Saturday 

0900hrs - 1030hrs

O15 Boys Epee (2 Teams)

Mixed Epee (2 teams)

 

1100hrs - 1400hrs

O15 Boys Sabre (3 Teams)

2017 School Games - Team Selection finalised

Congratulations to the following fencers selected for the 2017 School Games. Parents and supporters you can now buy your tickets here!! 

You can follow all the 2017 School Games on Twitter, Facebook and Youtube using the following links: 

https://twitter.com/_SchoolGames

https://www.facebook.com/SchoolGames/?fref=ts

LPJS Scotland 2017 - Results

The 2017 Leon Paul Junior Series Scotland was held over the weekend of 3rd/4th June at Linlithgow Academy.

Fencers attended from Blessington (in Ireland); Jersey; London; Plymouth; some of our regular competitors from Newcastle and Manchester; and across Scotland including Shetland.

Pictures from the day are available on Instagram wallace_fencing

Saturday

2017 UK School Games is Announced

Congratulations to the following fencers who are selected for the 2017 UK School Games

Please note that all selections are subject to appeals and to British Fencing disciplinary checks.

Selected fencers will be contacted directly by the Team Manager, Chloe Dickson regarding their selection shortly.

2017 SFA Summer camp

If you need to contact someone regarding the Summer camp please call Don on 07732 781 464. (The office is closed 17 -21 July) 

Chloe Dickson is the welfare officer at the camp so if you have any concerns please contact Chloe using TM@scottish-fencing.com .

And if you still can't reach anyone please email Mike@scottish-fencing.com and he will reply as soon as he can.

 

Dates/Times: 16 July 7pm - 21 July 1pm

Venue: National Sports Training Centre, Largs KA30 8RW

2017 Scottish Youth Championships

17 and 18 June 

Venue: Dunfermline High School, Jennie Rennies Road, KY11 3BQ

Eligibility

The competition is open to those with a current competitive membership of Scottish Fencing.

Under 13 – fencers aged under 13 on 01/01/17 (born 2004 or 2005)

Under 15 – fencers aged under 15 on 01/01/17 (born 2002 or 2003)

Under 17 – fencers aged under 17 on 01/01/17 (born 2000 or 2001)

Under 20 - fencers aged under 20 on 01/01/17 (born 1999, 1998 or 1997)

 

2018 Commonwealth Junior & Cadet Fencing Championships  - Scotland Team Selection Criteria

The 2018 Junior and Cadet Commonwealth Fencing Championships will take place in July 2018 - final dates and venue are not confirmed yet.

Scottish Fencing aim to select up to five fencers at each weapon.

Selection will be based on the GB Junior and Cadet rankings as at 1st April 2018 (the end of 2017/18 season).

To be eligible for selection for the Team a fencer must;

2017 BYC results

The full list of results from the BYC are here

Highlights so far are Joe Donaghue U14 Epee Champion, Milenka Zadora U14 Girls Foil and Jamie Cooke U12 Foil Champion! And there were another 15 top 8 finishes!

 

2017 Selection for UK School Games

2017 School Games Selection Information

The event is held at Loughborough University between Thursday 31st – Sunday 3rd September 2017. The selected fencers must commit to arriving & leaving on these dates & must attend the closing ceremony on the Sunday.

To be eligible fencers must be born 1999-2003, i.e. U18 and O13 at the start of the calendar year.

There are 3 fencers allowed selected for the individual event of which 2 will fence in the mixed team

 

ELIGIBILITY FOR SELECTION

Positive Coaching Scotland – Parent Workshop

Want your fencer to get the best experience from their sport? As a parent or carer of a fencer, perhaps one of your most important roles is to help your child understand the important life lessons to be gained from their participation in sport. This seminar, run by Positive Coaching Scotland, aims to provide parents and carers with the framework and tools for building a positive sporting experience.  Further details on PCS and what it’s all about can be found here.

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