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 (

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Veterans Fencing video


Latest news on veterans' fencing below...


  • 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...
  • 27 Jan 2015

    This year will be in Cardiff, April 18-19. We will post more details soon but this is to make Veterans aware that selection of the team will be in line with the published criteria, so will be decided a month before. This means that where the selection uses the BF ranking, it will be the...

  • 21 Nov 2014

    The following fencers have been selected to represent Scotland in the teams competitions in the CVFC2014 in Largs.


    Men's Epee

    • George Liston (Captain)
    • Hugh Kernohan
    • ...
  • 29 Jul 2014

    This year's Celtic Challenge held in South Queensferry was won by the Scottish Veterans' Team.  

    The Dragon Trophy for the overall event was awarded to Karen Grant, the Scottish Women's Epee captain and organiser of the event....

  • 28 Apr 2014

    Scotland took 2nd place in the Veterans' 4 Nations Event held in Edinburgh on the weekend of 26th/27th April.  

    The Scotland's Men's Foil team won Gold in their match.

    Here are the points standings at the end of the event:

  • 27 Aug 2014

    Weapon Captains are appointed for the Scotland Veterans events, and they apply the selection criteria to pick the members of the team (which can be up to 5, on the basis that the Captain may be fencing). Scotland hosts three major events this year. The following are the appointments for the...

  • 6 Oct 2014

    The planned order of events is summarised below - please note the scheduling of each day's activity is underway so the order within each day may need some adjustment:

  • 20 Jul 2013

    For the events hosted in Scotland next year we have tentative dates and general locations which are:

  • 27 Aug 2014

    Full results now available in the attached PDF - well done all!

    Some great results for Scotland on the first day of the 4 Nations Veterans Home International. Especially from our Women's Sabre Team who won all their matches.

  • 27 Aug 2014

    Some more video footage -