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QFA U15 & U17 State Championships 2018

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The Queensland Fencing Association U15 and U17 State Championships will be held on Saturday, 16th June at Yeronga SHS.

Entry Fees - Open Circuit Events
Standard entry (up to 13/6/18)    $30.00
Late entry (13-15/65/18)             $40.00

On-the-Day entry (16/6/18)         $50.00

All fencers will need to be Junior or Senior Members of the Queensland Fencing Association in order to register online. School fencers will need to upgrade their membership to compete in this competition.  Interstate and International fencers are welcome to enter the competition and should contact admin@qfa.org.au to register.


To compete in multiple events, please register for each individually.

To ENTER the competition click HERE.

Schedule
Venue opens for setup at 07:00am

Event CHECK-IN times
7:30am U15 Boys Epee
7:30am U15 Girls Epee
8:00am U15 & U17 Girls Sabre    ****U17 Boys Sabre event has been cancelled
10:30am U15 Boys Foil
10:30am U15 Girls Foil
11:00am U17 Boys Epee
11:00am U17 Girls Epee
12:30pm U15 Boys Sabre
1:30pm U17 Boys Foil
1:30pm U17 Girls Foil

* Event start time is no later than 30mins after checkin opens.
**Event times may be subject to change.
**Where there are insufficient entries events may be combined, postponed or cancelled.


Fencers need to be there at least 30 minutes before the start time to get ready. Competitions are fenced using full electric equipment, including conductive foil masks. Medallists will need a Queensland Fencing tracksuit jacket or fencing whites for presentations.
 

All fencers are expected to assist with the setup and pack down of the venue.

Referees
Referee nominations for this event should be made through the event registration link. A schedule will be forwarded by the State Referee Director after the event is finalised. Referees are to be at the venue no later than 30 mins prior to the event start. Queries regarding refereeing should be forwarded to referee@qfa.org.au.

Queensland School Fencer State Championships

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The Queensland Fencing Association will be hosting the Queensland School Fencer State Championships on Saturday, 2nd June at Yeronga SHS.These championship events are open to any secondary school fencer in Queensland and will be fenced in two categories consistent with the Australian School Fencer categories. These are:

Intermediate = Up to the third year of secondary school

Senior = Open to any secondary school fencer (including intermediate fencers)

Fencers may enter in multiple weapons for this event. Intermediate fencers may enter both the Intermediate and Senior categories.

Entry Fees

Standard Registration (up to 26 May, 2018)                                 $30.00

Late Registration (27 May - 1 June)                                             $40.00

On-the-Day Registration (2 May)                                                  $50.00

**Note: Where there are insufficient entries to run separate gender events, these will be combined in to one event.

Event Schedule

08:00am         Senior Girls Foil

08:00am         Senior Boys Foil

09:30am         Intermediate Girls Foil

09:30am         Intermediate Boys Foil

11:00am         Senior Girls Epee

11:00am         Senior Boys Epee

12:30pm         Intermediate Girls Epee

12:30pm         Intermediate Boys Epee

1:30pm           Senior/Intermediate Girls Sabre

1:30pm           Senior/Intermediate Boys Sabre

PLEASE NOTE CHANGE OF EVENT TIME FOR SABRE. ALL SABRE EVENTS WILL NOW COMMENCE AT 1:30PM. CHECKIN FOR THESE EVENTS COMMENCES AT 1:00PM.

**Note: Event start times may be subject to change depending on the running of the events on the day. Events may start earlier or later. All fencers are required to be fully ready for checkin no less than 30mins prior to the event start time. Events may be combined where there are insufficient entries to run separately although placing will still be awarded in each category.  It is recommended that fencers are at the venue 1 hr prior to their event for warm up.

The competition will be fenced using full electric equipment.

Format

In order to familiarize fencers with the format of the national school fencer events, the competition will be fenced as two rounds of poules with no direct elimination round. Final placings will be decided by the overall results from poules subject to a barrage for placings if required.

To ENTER the event click HERE

All fencers need to be either School, Junior or Senior members of the Queensland Fencing Association. Interstate and International fencers who are affiliated with their own governing body are welcome to enter, please contact the Tournament Management Committee at tmc@qfa.org.au for further entry details. 

All participants are expected to assist with set up and pack down of the event.

Podium

School blazers or tracksuit jackets are required for the podium with fencing whites.

Referees

Referee nominations for this event are made through the competition registration process. Referees are required to be at the event no later than 1/2hr prior to the event start. A refereeing schedule will be forwarded after the event schedule is finalized.

QFA U13 Foil Championships

U13 Foil Champs

The U13 State Foil Championships will be held on Saturday, 2 June at Yeronga SHS. This event will run on the same day as the Queensland School Fencer Championships but is a separate event and not part of the school competition.

Entry Fees
Standard entry (up to 26/5/18)    $20.00
Late entry (27/5/18 - 1/6/18)       $30.00

On-the-Day entry (2/6/18)           $40.00

To enter the event click the link HERE

All fencers will need to be School or Junior Members of the Queensland Fencing Association in order to register online. Interstate or International competitors are welcome and should register contact admin@qfa.org.au for more information. 

Event CHECK-IN times

U13 Boy's Foil 2:00pm
U13 Girl's Foil 2:00pm

Scheduled start time is 2:30pm.

Fencers need to be there at least 30 minutes before the start time for checkin and be fully ready to fence on time. Competitions are fenced using full electric equipment, including conductive foil masks. Medallists will need a Queensland Fencing tracksuit jacket or fencing whites for presentations.

All fencers are expected to assist with the pack down of the venue.

Referees
Referee nominations for this event should be made through the event registration link. A schedule will be forwarded by the State Referee Director after the event is finalised. Referees are to be at the venue no later than 30 mins prior to the event start.

 

QFA Open Circuit #2 Incorporating Novice Sabre

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The second round of the QFA Open Circuit for 2018 will be held on Sunday, 20 May at Yeronga SHS, Villa St, Yeronga.This event will include a Novice Sabre event.

Entry Fees - Open Circuit Events
Standard entry (up to 16/5/18)     $30.00

Late entry (16-19/5/18)               $40.00

On-the-Day entry (20/5/18)          $50.00

Entry Fees - Novice Events
Standard entry (up to 16/5/18)     $20.00

Late entry (16-19/5/18)               $30.00

On-the-Day entry (20/5/18)          $40.00

All fencers will need to be Junior or Senior Members of the Queensland Fencing Association in order to register online. Interstate or International competitors are welcome and should register contact admin@qfa.org.au for more information. 

All Veteran Fencers (Ages 40+ in 2018) will also receive QFA Veteran Ranking Points from the competition - the Veteran Results will be extracted from the Open Competition rather than being a separate event.

To compete in multiple events, please register for each individually.

Schedule
Venue opens for setup at 07:00am

Event CHECK-IN times are:
Men's Epee - 7:30 am
Women's Epee - 7:30 am
Women's Sabre - 11:30 am
Men's Sabre - 12:00 pm
Women's Foil - 1:00 pm
Men's Foil - 1:30 pm

Novice Sabre - 9:00am (This will be a mixed event unless numbers warrant separate events)

*Event times may be subject to change.

**Competitors will be expected to referee poules.

Fencers need to be there at least 15 minutes before the start time to get ready. Competitions are fenced using full electric equipment, including conductive foil masks. Medallists will need a tracksuit jacket or fencing whites for presentations.

All fencers are expected to assist with the setup and pack down of the venue.

Referee Nominations

Referee nominating for this event are to register their interest through the event signon link. Referees will be asigned according to the needs of the competition and at the discretion of the State Officiating Director. Queries regarding refereeing should be directed to referee@qfa.org.au

 

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