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QFA 2014 Awards Night - Saturday 14 February

All Queensland Fencers and their families are warmly invited to attend the QFA 2014 Awards Night.

The Awards Night recognises the significant achievements of our Fencing Community in 2014, and includes the presentation of the 2014 Queensland Circuit Awards, Volunteer Awards, and QFA Fencer of the Year Award.

The Awards Night will be held on Saturday 14 February from 6:00 - 8:00 pm in the Moon Room at the Jubilee Hotel, 470 St. Paul's Terrace, Fortitude Valley. The cost is $27 per person including food, with drinks available to purchase at the venue. Please note that all guests under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Please register the details of each person attending using the link below - for any enquiries, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Registrations close on Saturday 7 February.

Register for the QFA 2014 Awards Night

 

QFA Volunteer and Officials Induction

QFA will be holding an Induction/Information session for Volunteers and Officials on Saturday 24 January at 10:00 am at Yeronga SHS.

This session will cover some of the important expectations and policies affecting QFA Officials and Volunteers, including Member Protection Information, relevant QFA policies and procedures, and risk management at Fencing venues.

This session is open to all members of the fencing community, and is a requirement for all coaches/officials who want to receive payment from QFA this year. If you have a valid Suitability Card (Blue Card), please bring it to this session. 

If you are unable to make this Induction session but would like to attend at another time, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it." style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-family: inherit; font-size: inherit; font-style: inherit; font-variant: inherit; font-weight: inherit; font-stretch: inherit; line-height: inherit; vertical-align: baseline; color: #606f79;">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to register your interest as we will be planning an additional session soon.

 

QFA Calendar for 2015

The provisional Calendar for QFA Events for next year (2015) has now been added to the website. Please view the Calendar Tab to view the events (which can be filtered by event type).

Please note that the calendar is still provisional at this stage - event times and details are still subject to change. More information for each event will be available closer to the specific date.

A PDF Version of all the QFA Events for 2015, along with a version which just shows the QFA Competitions, are available to below.

Attachments:
Download this file (QFA Competition Calendar.pdf)QFA Competition Calendar.pdf[ ]77 kB
Download this file (QFA Full Calendar.pdf)QFA Full Calendar.pdf[ ]172 kB

Queensland Open and Veteran State Championships 2014

The Queensland State Championships will be held on Saturday 22 November. The inaugural Queensland Veteran Championships will also be held on that day.

Entry to each event is $30 and should be made through the online payment system. Entries made by Thursday 20 November have a discounted price of $25. Veteran participants can pay a single fee of $35 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:

Open Men's Epee - 8:00 am
Open Women's Epee - 8:00 am
Open Women's Sabre - 11:30 am
Open Men's Sabre - 12:30 pm
Open Women's Foil - 1:30 pm
Open Men's Foil - 2:30 pm

 

The timetable for the Veteran events is below. Please note that this event will be running concurrently with the Open Championships, so it will not be possible to fence in both Open and Veteran events in all weapons. 

 

Veteran Sabre - 8:00 am

Veteran Foil - 10:00 am

Veteran Epee - 1:30 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.

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