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QFA SUMMER TRAINING CAMP THURSDAY 19 - FRIDAY 20 JANUARY 2017

  •  Learn to Fence - for those who have little or no experience of fencing (0-2 months). Participants must have a fencing glove (available to purchase with registration) but all other equipment is provided.
  • Novice/Intermediate (Foil Only) - for those who have some experience of fencing (3-18 months). Participants must have a fencing glove (available to purchase with registration) and are encouraged to bring their own equipment if possible. Otherwise all equipment is provided.
  • Intermediate/Advanced (Foil/Epee/Sabre) - For those who have been fencing for more than 12 - 18 months. Participants must have full electric equipment.


DATE AND TIMES: Thursday 19 January and Friday 20 January 9:00am-4:00pm 

VENUE: Yeronga SHS Sports Hall, Villa Street, Yeronga

COST:  $75 per day or $120 for both days.

MEMBERSHIP: All participants must be School Fencer /Club Fencer or Junior/Senior Members of QFA for 2017– register for membership at  http://qfa.org.au/index.php/membership

REGISTRATION:  Once Membership registration has been completed, sign up for the camp at https://www.registernow.com.au/secure/Register.aspx?E=23681

WHAT TO BRING: Participants should wear comfortable sports clothing and bring a water bottle and the fencing equipment which is required for their level. No food is provided - please bring snacks and lunch.

CONTACT: For more information contact Peter Creese on 0417 611 623 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

QFA Scholarship Program

For 2017, QFA has introduced a Scholarships Program to provide support for some of our elite and developing athletes. Details of the different awards are included in the attachment below. 

Please note that the nomination date for the Elite Athlete Scholarship and the Education Training Scholarship closes on Friday 6 January.

 

Attachments:
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Queensland Open and Veteran State Championships 2016 (Saturday 8 October)

TO REGISTER FOR THE EVENT PLEASE CLICK HERE

The 2016 Queensland Open and Veteran State Championships will be held on Saturday 8 October at Yeronga SHS, Brisbane.

Entry to each event is $35 and should be made through the online payment system. Entries made by Friday 7 October have a discounted price of $30. Entries to the Veteran competitions are $25, or participants pay a single fee of $45 for both the Open and Veteran event in a single weapon. All fencers will need to be members of the Queensland Fencing Association in order to register (although Interstate or International competitors are welcome - please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to register).

To participate in multiple events, please complete a separate registration for each event.

The start times for each event are listed below. Please note that the Veteran event will be running concurrently with the Open events, so it will not be possible to fence in both Open and Veteran events in all weapons. 

Open Women's Foil - 7:30 am

Open Men's Foil -  7:30 am

Veteran Sabre - 7:30 am

Veteran Epee - 10:00 am

Open Women's Sabre - 11:30 am

Open Men's Sabre - 12:00 pm

Open Women's Epee - 2:00 pm

Open Men's Epee - 2:30 pm

Veteran Foil - 2:30 pm

 

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. Medalists will need a tracksuit jacket or fencing whites for presentations.

TO REGISTER FOR THE EVENT PLEASE CLICK HERE

QFA Squad Competition Term 3 (Saturday 10 September 2016)

The QFA Squad Competitions are designed to give younger fencers more experience in competitions. The competition is for Junior and Intermediate Squad Participants and Under 15, Under 13 and Under 11 Fencers (born 2001 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 Development Squad Participant receives complimentary entry into the competition. For other fencers (or Squad members competing in additional events), the entry cost is $35 per event. Registrations (including for Squad members) must be made via QFA's online system (see the Registrations and Payments page for details). Fencers must be School Fencer or Junior Members of QFA to compete.

 

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

 

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 - 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Sabre - 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Foil - 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

 

The competition will be fenced using full electric equipment (foil bibs not required)

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

 

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

 

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