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QFA Squad Competition #4 (Saturday 8 November)

The QFA Squad Competitions are designed to give younger fencers more experience in competitions. The competition is for Under 15, Under 13 and Under 11 Fencers (born 1999 or later). The competition will be fenced in a modified format, with exact details (including separate divisions, etc.) decided once the number of registrations are known.

 

Each event will cost $30 and registrations can be made via QFA's online system (see the Registrations and Payments page for details). Registrations made by Thursday 6 November have a discounted entry of $25. Fencers must be Junior Members of QFA to compete (School Fencer Members can upgrade their membership via the link on the Memberships page if required)

The competition will be held at Yeronga SHS, Villa St Yeronga at the following times. (Fencers should arrive at least 20 minutes before the start time to warm up and get ready):

Epee - 9:30 am

Sabre - 12:00 pm

Foil - 12:00 pm

 

The competition will be fenced using full electric equipment (foil bibs not required), but some equipment will be available to borrow or hire if required. The full list of equipment required is below:

Jacket, Breeches, Fencing Glove and Long Socks (underplastron is recommended)

Breast Plate/Chest protector is recommended for all competitors and required for female competitors

2 working electric weapons

2 working body wires (and mask wire for Sabre)

Fencing Mask

Lame for Foil and Sabre

Queensland Registrations for Friendship Cup

On 29-30 November, New South Wales Fencing Association will host the Friendship Cup in Sydney for Under 9, Under 11 and Under 13 Fencers - if you are interested in attending, you should contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more details and information.

The link for Queensland Participants to register/enter for the event is now available here – Online Registration for Friendship Cup

Registrations must be completed by Friday 31 October 2014

Please note the following before completing your registration:
- All participants must be members of the Queensland Fencing Association
- All participants must pay a Team Levy of $70/person - this only needs to be paid once per fencer regardless of how many events they are entering
- Each event costs $15 - please register separately for each event in which your child wishes to compete
- All participants should have a Queensland Tracksuit to wear a the venue and for presentations

Information and Timetable are available below.

QFA School Individual Competition Round 4 2014

The fourth and final round of the QFA School Individual Competition will be held on Sunday 26 October (please note that this is a change from the original published date in order to avoid clashing with the G20 Summit in Brisbane). This round will be held at All Hallows School, 549 Ann Street, Brisbane.

As this is the final round, the presentations for School and Individual Champions in each category will be presented at the conclusion of the events. Full details of the rankings so far this year can be found in the School Fencing page on the QFA Website.

 

An Information Sheet with details of the event and the timetable is attached. For more information please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

QFA Squad Program Block 4

Block 4 of the QFA Squad Program starts on Saturday 4 October (Senior Squads) and Saturday 11 October (Junior Development Squads). Full Details about these sessions can be found on the Queensland Senior and Development Squad Page, and Registrations should be made via the Online Registration system by 11 October 2014.

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