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...


 

  • 14 Jan 2017

    This year's Veterans 4 Nations match will be organised by the Irish Fencing federation.  It will be held in Daley (on the coast near Dublin) with all matches held on Saturday 6th May.

    There will be a Gala Dinner in evening at the Royal St George Yacht Club.

    A...

  • 17 Jan 2017

    Our Scottish Fencing Veterans team are competing in the Commonwealth Veteran Fencing Championships 2016 being held in Christchurch, New Zealand.
     

    Scottish Medals

  • 27 Sep 2016

    The Veterans' Winton Cup is an annual team event, with teams representing various regions around Britain.  Scotland has never managed to provide a team but was invited to join the North Britain team a few years ago.  

    After several years of receiving the "wooden spoon...

  • 25 Jul 2016

    The 2016 Celtic Challenge was held in Dublin over the weekend of 23rd/24th July at DCU hosted by Ireland Fencing.  Veteran fencers from various Celtic nations took part in competitions over both days with their individual results being accumulated to decide the overall result for the Dragon...

  • 27 Jun 2016

    Important - Flying to Dublin as part of the Veteran's Celtic Challenge? Check your flight operator to ensure they will take your fencing bag. Some flights now refuse to take fencing bags, some will only take them if bags are locked. Contact...

  • 11 Apr 2016

    The Scottish Veterans were fencing last weekend (9th/10th April) in Durham at the Four nations event. This was fought over two days and there were some really tough and close matches.

    On the Saturday the men and women Foilists both fenced brilliantly to win all their matches...

  • 9 May 2016

    This year's 4 Nations team match will be in Durham on the weekend of April 9th/10th.

    The following fencers have been selected to represent Scotland

     

    Men's Sabre

    • Barry Coutler
    • Keith Davidson (Capt)
    • Ruadh...
  • 28 Jan 2016

    This year's 4 Nations team match will be in Durham on the weekend of April 9th/10th.

    Selection of the teams will be in line with the published criteria, so will be decided a month before the event.

    The schedule of competitons is:

    Saturday

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  • 4 May 2015

    After an exciting weekend of fencing the final ordering came down to the last match, Women's Team Foil between Scotland and England.  In the end it was a convicing win 45-29 by the Scottish team of Sheila Anderson, Maria Cabrelli and Helen Pitt - ensuring Scotland's 2nd place in the overall...

  • 2 Apr 2015

    Congratulations to the following fencers on being selected to represent Scotland at the forthcoming Veterans Home Nations event to be held at the Welsh Institute of Sport in Cardiff on the 18/19 April.

     

    Men's Epee

    • John Chalmers
    • Ruadh Drummond...