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...


 

  • 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 - 

     

  • 27 Aug 2014

    If you only watch one video from CVFC 2012, this is the one to watch: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qRS0G3Ubk8M

    It's quite close early on, and as the Scotland lead stretches further ahead, it's inspiring to see...

  • 27 Aug 2014

    Updates to include all fights in our Men's Epee match against Canada:

  • 27 Aug 2014

    Video of this match is at http://youtu.be/oY-N1XgPm-I

    I was a bit slow and economical in movements due to injury, but Mark and Paul were a bit more dynamic!