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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

 

Queensland U20 State Championships 2016 (Saturday 30 July)

The Queensland U20 State Championships for 2016 will be held at Yeronga SHS, Brisbane on Saturday 30 July 2016 and are open to all fencers born in 1996 or later

Entry to each event is $35 and should be made through the online payment system - entries made by 27 July receive a discounted entry fee of $30. All fencers will need to be Junior Members of the Queensland Fencing Association in order to register online (although Interstate or International competitors are welcome - please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more info). 

To compete in multiple events, please register for each individually.

The approximate times for each event are:

Men's Epee - 7:30 am - 12:00 pm
Women's Epee - 7:30 am - 11:30 am
Women's Sabre - 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Men's Sabre - 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Women's Foil - 1:30 - 5:00 pm
Men's Foil - 2:30 - 6:00 pm

Fencers need to arrive at the venue 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.

There will be a canteen available on the day.

QFA Holiday Training Camp (30 June - 1 July)

QFA is hosting a Training Camp for Junior fencers on Thursday 30 June and Friday 1 July. There will be three different groups running during the camp:

  • Learn to Fence - for those who have little or no experience of fencing (0-3 months)
  • Beginner Foil/Epee/Sabre - for those who have some experience of fencing (3-12 months). This is also a great opportunity to learn a different weapon if you have previously only been training in one.
  • Intermediate and Advanced Foil/Epee/Sabre - For those who have been fencing for more than one year, and is particularly recommended for those fencers travelling to Sydney to compete in the Australian U15 and U17 Championships at the beginning of July. The camp will include sessions on tactical and technical development for both individual and team competitions, as well as information on procedures and equipment for National Competitions.

DATE AND TIMES: Thursday 30 June and Friday 1 July. The camp runs from 9:00-4:00 each day, with a lunch break at around 12:00.

MEMBERSHIP: All participants must be School Fencer or Junior Members of QFA for 2016 – register for membership from the QFA Website

VENUE: M.A. Howell Indoor Sports Centre, Brisbane Grammar School, Gregory Terrace, Brisbane

COST: The cost for the camp is $50 per day, or $85 for both days. Fencers registered to travel to the Australian National U15 and Cadet Championships in Sydney receive a 20% discount.

REGISTRATION: To participate in the Camp, please register using QFA’s Online Registration System

 

WHAT TO BRING: Participants should wear comfortable sports clothing. They should bring a water bottle and as much fencing equipment as possible (although some equipment may be available to borrow if required). Please note that there is no canteen running during the camp, so participants need to bring their own food.

Queensland U13 and U15 State Championships 2016

TO REGISTER FOR THE EVENT PLEASE CLICK HERE

 

Eligible fencers are those born after 1 January 2001 for Under 15 and after 1 January 2003 for Under 13. Entry to each event is $35 and should be made through the online payment system.

Entries made by the Wednesday prior to the competition have a discounted price of $30. In addition, Under 13 fencer who compete in both the Under 13 and Under 15 event in the same weapon can purchase a discounted combined entry for $55 ($45 for early registration).

All fencers will need to be Junior 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). Fencers who have previously registered as School Fencer Members of QFA need to upgrade their membership via the QFA Membership Page

 

To compete in multiple events, please add a new registration for each additional event.

The roll call times for each event are:

Saturday 4 June
7:30 am - U13 Epee  
10:00 am - U15 Epee

2:00 pm - U13 Sabre
4:00 pm - U15 Sabre

Sunday 5 June

8:00 am - U13 Foil
12:00 pm - U15 Foil

 

Fencers need to be there at least 15 minutes before the start time to get ready. Competitions are fenced using full electric equipment, although conductive foil masks are not required. Medalists will need a tracksuit jacket or fencing whites for presentations.

There will be a canteen available on the day.

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