2019 Summer Open Novice and Intermediate Competition

London Region N&I Open Competition – Summer 2019

Men’s and Women’s Foil, Sabre & Epee at Novice and Intermediate level

St Benedict’s School, Marchwood Crescent, Ealing, London W5 2DZ. Closest train station Ealing Broadway (10 min walk). Several Bus Routes (65, 226, 297, E1, E2, E7, E9, E10)

DATE Sunday, 7th July 2019


Foil     9.15

Sabre  11.30

Epee    13.15

Fencing commences approx 30mins after Check in closes

Open to all fencers, British or foreign, who are individual members of the BFA and 15 years of age or over at 1st January 2019.

Novices: Fencers who started fencing less than 2 years ago ie From July 2017.

Intermediates: For the weapon entered, have never been in the top 50 of the men’s senior rankings, (foil and epee)  or the top 25 of the mens sabre or  women’s senior rankings and have not reached the last 4 of any Open Competition with more than 12 entries in that weapon.

You need Full/Compete level membership.

Entry is on line through Sport80. The entry fee is £25.

Midnight Sunday 30th June 2019. Late entry at £40 may be permitted until Wednesday 3rd July.

Novice fencers can choose between Novice or Intermediate events, but not both. . All competitions will start with poules, and all fencers will be promoted to the Direct Elimination stages of their event. The aim of the event is to maximise the amount of fencing so fencers of different experience and gender will be mixed in the poules. DE will be split male/female and Novice/Intermediate.

The organisers reserve the right to change the formula to assist the smooth running of the competition and to improve the experience for the participants. If there are fencers who wish to enter more than one weapon we will make arrangements, if practicable, on the day.

EQUIPMENT (Minimum standard)
•350 Newton jacket and breeches
•800 Newton plastron
•Mask with a conductive bib
•800 Newton sabre glove

Refreshments hot and cold drinks, rolls and snacks will be available.
An armoury repair service will be available.
Contact Hazel Herbert 07964 176450

DISCLAIMER: The organisers, “London Region Fencing”, and its officers, can accept no responsibility for any loss of equipment/property, damage to persons or property. Fencers must arm, equip and clothe themselves at their own responsibility and risk. The competition will use electric equipment throughout and be run  in accordance with BFA safety guidelines. Clothing and equipment must conform to BFA rules.  Fencers failing to adhere to these rules will not be permitted to compete, nor will their fees be refunded. The organisers reserve the right to change the organisation and running of the competition for efficiency and safety reasons

Please note by entering the competition  you are giving permission to use your contact details for communications about this competition and to be informed about future events by London Region.  Any automated email will give you the option to retract that permission.

In addition you agree that we may publish your Personal Information as part of the results of the Event and may pass such information to any governing body or any affiliated organisation for the purpose of insurance, licences or for publishing results either for the event alone or combined with or compared to other events. Results may include (but not be limited to) name, any club/home country/regional/county affiliation, results, age category, penalties.

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