Veterans Fencing

Who? Over-40's (UK, Commonwealth & European events); Over-50's (World Veteran Championships)

Competitions: Celtic challenge (team); 4-nations (team); Commonwealth Veterans Championships (ind & team); European and World Veterans (ind & team); most open competitions also have prizes for best veteran performer

Contact: (new fencers) your local club or Scottish Fencing (some of our best fencers started as veterans)

Contact: Karen Grant (scottish.fencing.veterans@gmail.com)

More Information

 

Veterans Fencing video

https://youtu.be/vLHIT2KkNxY

 

Commonwealth Veteran Fencing Championships 2016

17th to 20th November 2016 - Team selection will be based on rankings issued on 1st June to allow time for travel and accommodation bookings.

http://www.cvfc2016.co.nz

 

Latest news on veterans' fencing below...


 

  • 18 Dec 2018

    Scottish Fencing uses members' e-mail addresses for various purposes including team selection, information about grant applications, and importantly at the moment, the election of directors.

    Would all members please make sure that the e-mail address listed on the Sport80...

  • 5 Oct 2018

    #THISGIRLCAN Lara and Fleur's story

    ‘I’m a Woman’.. ‘Phenomenally.’. ‘Phenomenal woman’.. ‘That’s me’.

    These lines, taken from the late Maya Angelou’s* poem Phenomenal Woman and, narrated by her,...

  • 18 Sep 2018

    Scottish Veteran Fencers will be representing their country in Canberra, Australia in November this year. The Veteran Commonwealths will be running alongside the Senior Commonwealth events over the 6 days of competition from 23rd to 28th November 2018.

  • 14 May 2018

    Full results from the European Veteran Team Fencing Championships are here

    Some highlights from the Championships were:

    Viv Frith                Team...

  • 30 Apr 2018

    The overall result for the 2018 Veterans 4 Nations match was as follows

    1. England - 21 points
    2. Scotland - 18 points
    3. Ireland - 12 points
    4. Wales - 9 points

    Meaning that England retains the Justin Smith Trophy.

    The complete results calculation...

  • 21 Mar 2018

    Scottish Fencing would like to congratulate the Scottish fencers selected to represent Great Britain at the 2018 European Veterans Team Championships in Alkmaar, Netherlands. 

    VETERANS 

    MF- Mike McKay & Nick Mort

    WE...

  • 21 Mar 2018

    The following fencers have been selected to represent Scotland at this year's Veteran's 4 Nations Match to be held in April at Glasgow Caledonian University.

    Men's Foil

    • Mike McKay (Captain)
    • Nick Mort
    • Paul Stanbridge
    • Kevin...
  • 5 Mar 2018

    Big successes at the Veteran Age Group qualifier this week for Scottish fencers qualifying them for the European team championships in the Netherlands. For those who won gold, there is also a guaranteed place for the World Championships in Livorno Italy in October.

    Gold...

  • 1 Jun 2017

    Mike McKay finishes 8th! Great Britain won 2 gold, 4 silver and 10 bronze medals at the 2017 European Veteran Fencing Championships - a very successful event! 

    The Championships (individual) are...

  • 3 Jul 2017

    England 1, Scotland 2, Ireland 3, Wales 4 - Scotland won gold in Women's Foil.

    This year Ireland were the hosts and the event was held in Dalkey, south of Dublin with the Saturday night gala dinner being held in the Royal St George Yacht Club in Dun Laoghaire.

    For the...