|Thu Jan 19 @09:00 - 04:00PM|
QFA Summer Training Camp
|Fri Jan 20 @09:00 - 04:00PM|
QFA Summer Training Camp
|Fri Jan 20 @19:00 - 09:00PM|
Friday Night Social Fencing
|Sat Jan 21 @11:00 - 02:00PM|
QFA Senior Squad Block 1 (Jan - Mar)
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.
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.
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The 2016 Queensland Open and Veteran State Championships will be held on Saturday 8 October at Yeronga SHS, Brisbane.
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.
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.
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)
Lame for Foil and Sabre
The Queensland Fencing Association proudly acknowledges the support of the Queensland Government.