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QFA Squad Competition #1 (Saturday 29 March)

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 $25 and registrations can be made via QFA's online system (see the Registrations and Payments page for details). Registrations made after Wednesday 26 March will cost $30. 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 - 1:00 pm

Foil - 2:00 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

 

QFA Competitions (March 1 - U17 and March 8 - Open)

The first two QFA competitions of 2014 will be held at Yeronga in the coming weeks.

On Saturday 1 March, there will be an U17 Circuit Competition.

On Saturday 8 March, the first round of the QFA Open Circuit for 2014 will be held.

For more information, please visit the Calendar Page and click on the event. To register for the competitions please use the links found on the Registrations and Payments page

QFA Awards Dinner (22 February 2014)

The Annual Queensland Fencing Association Awards Dinner will be held on Saturday 22 February at 7:00 pm at New Farm Bowls Club. This event is where QFA recognises the significant achievements of its members throughout the previous year, including the 2013 Circuit Winners and awards for Fencer of the Year. The dinner costs $30 per person ($15 for children under 14) and you can register to attend through QFA's Online Registration System by following the following link:

Online Registration and Payment for QFA Dinner

As in previous years, we will also be offer barefoot bowls from 5:00 pm - this is an optional activity and costs $10. If you would like to participate, please select this option when you register for the dinner.

Notice of QFA Annual General Meeting

The 2013 Queensland Annual General Meeting will be held at Yeronga SHS, Villa St, Yeronga at 10:00 am on Saturday 14 December. 

Nominations for the QFA Management Committee should be completed on the appropriate form (attached) and returned to the Secretary by Wednesday 4 December either in person or by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Notices of Motion for the meeting must be in writing and emailed to the Secretary at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by Wednesday 4 December.

Documents related to the meeting (including a list of nominations and minutes from the previous meeting) shall be circulated by Saturday 7 December.

Attachments:
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