Fencers

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)

 

2017 Veterans 4 Nations

England 1, Scotland 2, Ireland 3, Wales 4 - Scotland won gold in Womens 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 first time the event was being held over one day. The men’s foil, Women’s epee and the men’s sabre were in the morning with the remaining weapons in the afternoon.

2018 Commonwealth Fencing Championships 2018 - Scotland Team Selection Criteria

The 2018 Commonwealth Federation Fencing Championships will take place in Canberra, Australia from 10 – 15 November 2018.

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

Selection will be informed by GB rankings as at 1st July 2018.

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

  • Be a member of Scottish Fencing
  • Be eligible to represent Scotland as described in the Scottish Fencing Eligibility Criteria

 

Document and the rules of the Commonwealth Fencing Federation:

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.

2017 AGM Agenda and Papers

2017 AGM Notice

18 March 2017 9.30 - 11.30am,
Edinburgh Marriott Hotel, 111 Glasgow Road, Edinburgh EH12 8NF

Draft Agenda

2017 University of St. Andrews Mixed Team Tournament


When: 1 April 2017 (10am check-in)

Where: St. Andrews University Sports Centre, St. Leonards Road, St. Andrews, Fife, KY16 9DY

Entry Fee (per team):
£14 One weapon                    £24 Two weapons                 £30 Three weapons
 

Highland Open - Results and full report

Men’s Sabre

1.Richard Wilbraham          Dundee City FC

2. Ben Stubbs                   Aberdeen City FC

3T. Keith Davidson            GWEFC

3T. Paul Vaughan              Salle OssianFC

Scottish Fencing Academy - Performance training

The second Scottish Fencing Academy Performance Training day is on the 9 October 2016 at Queen Anne High School Dunfermline. 

Training is from 9am to 4pm and is a mix of sparring, technical and strength & conditioning. If you are a fencer who is looking:

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