National Cadet and U15 Championships: Help Wanted

Hutt Valley Fencing Club is responsible for running the Weapons Control and tuck shop for National U15 and Cadet Championships this year. We require some help with running both of these from Friday the 23rd of April through to Monday the 26th of April.

Time Table

Weapons Control
Friday 23rd of April6pm – 9pm
Saturday 24th of April7.30am – 3.30pm ~
Sunday 25th of April7.30am – 3.30pm ~
Monday 26th of April7.30am – 11.00am
Cafe
Saturday 24th of April 8.00am – 4.00pm
Sunday 25th of April 8.00am – 4.00pm
Monday 26th 8.00am – 2.00pm

If you are able to help out on any of these days between these times, we would appreciate the help. Good luck to those who are competing and if you are interested in competing, check with your coach to see if you should give it a go.

Easter Training Schedule & Up Coming Competitions

Easter Training Schedule

Just a reminder that there will be no fencing this Saturday the 2nd of April and the following Monday the 5th.

U11 and U13 Fencing Comp #1

A reminder to our Under 11 and 13 fencers that there is an upcoming fencing competition on Sunday April 11th. If you wish to compete in it, please follow the link provided below. If you wish to compete in this competition please let us know and we will help to ensure you have all the suitable equipment to compete in the competition.

National U15 and Cadet Championships Call for Help

With the up coming under 15 and cadet championships, we are after some volunteers that can help with weapons control to cover the whole weekend. We would also appreciate some people to help run the tuck shop which is a good fund raiser for the club.

Under 11 and 13 #1

Wellington South Fencing Club and Fencing Central invite you to attend the Central Under 11 and Under 13 #1 Competition 2021 on April 11th.

IMPORTANT – Entries are due by Friday 9th April – LATE entries will be accepted but fencers will need to pay a late entry fee.

Please inform ASAP of attendance. For any questions or concerns please email Nicole Martin: tournaments@fencingcentral.org.nz

Venue

Brooklyn Bowls Club
8 Tanera Crescent
Brooklyn
Wellington
https://goo.gl/maps/dAu1oixadcPXy24e8

Fees

Fees will be accepted via cash during registration on the day.

Cost:

  • $20.00 for one weapon
  • $30.00 for two weapons
  • $10.00 additional charge for Late Entry

Time Table

Sunday 11th of April
WeaponRegistrationFencing Commences
Under 11 Epee:8.30am – 8.45am9.00am
Under 13 Epee:10.00am – 10.15am10.30am
Under 11 Foil:11.30am – 11.45am12.00noon
Under 13 Foil:1.00pm – 1.15pm1.30pm

Gear Requirements

Weapon Requirements:

  • Under 11’s must have Size 0 or 1
  • Under 13’s must have Size 2 or 3

Gear requirements:

  • 350N Plastrons
  • 350N Fencing Jackets
  • 350N Fencing Gloves MUST be worn
  • Breeches with Long Socks are required for Epee
  • Track pants will be allowed for Foil – No Shorts or Bare Skin will be allowed at all
  • Masks must have 350N Foil Bibs, Head Wires and Safety Straps.
  • Chest Plates MUST be worn

U15 & U17 Fencing Central Championship

Wellington Swords Club and Fencing Central invites you to attend the Central Under 15 and Cadet Championship 2021 on Saturday 13th to Sunday 14th March at Rongotai College, Wellington.

Entry fee 

$40.00 for one weapon, $50.00 for 2+ weapons. Entries are due by Thursday 11th March. Entries received after this date will incur a $20.00 late fee. Please note that you must be an affiliated member of Fencing NZ to compete. Please visit dev.fencing.org.nz to affiliate. 

Registration

Please see the Official Tournament Information Sheet for information relating to gear requirements and other details.

Time Table

Saturday 13th March
EventRegistrationEvent Start
U15 Individual Epee8:30am9:00am
U15 Individual Foil10:30am11:30am
U15 Individual Sabre12:00pm1:00pm
Cadet Individual Sabre1:00pm1:30pm
Sunday 14th of March
EventRegistrationEvent Start
U17 Individual Epee9:00am9:30am
U17 Individual Foil 11:00am11:45am

Fencing This Monday 8th of February

Fencing will be running as per usual this Monday the 8th of February even though it is Waitangi day observed. However, please note we will not be training over Easter weekend which will be the Saturday the 3rd of April and Monday the 5th of April.