Saturday Training Cancelled 5/11/22

Due to unforeseen circumstances, it is with regret that we will be able to run our usual Saturday training session from 11.00am – 12.30pm as per normal. This Saturday the 5th of November training session is cancelled.

Please let us know if you have questions or concerns regarding this sudden change to our training schedule. We apologise for any inconvenience that this may have caused and we look forward to seeing you all next week.

Wellington Airport Regional Community People’s Choice Award

It is with great pride that we can announce that we made it through to the Wellington Airport Regional Community awards after winning the Hutt City one earlier this year. As well as being nominated in the Sport Leisure category, we are also in the running for winning the People’s choice awards.

The Community Awards are in celebration of the volunteers of community groups and members of their wider community who contribute positively.

Voting Closes Monday the 7th of November

By voting for a peoples choice award nominee, you go into the draw to win  a $250 Shopping Spree at Wellington Airport.

Making it through to the Wellington Regional Community Awards, we got an opportunity to have a short marketing video made. The video is now available for the public to view. Please check it out below.

Baby Champagne Competition 2022

** CANCELLED **

For more information regarding this cancellation, please click the button below.

* * CANCELLED **

We would like to formally announce the Baby Champagne competition for 2022. We host this competition annually and we would like to invite our members to compete and assist with the day’s proceedings. This competition will be taking place on the 6th of November, at the YMCA Upper Hutt.

Competition Details

Time Table

Sunday 6th of November

EventRegistrationEvent Start
Under 11 Epee8:30am9:00am
Under 13 Epee10:00am10:30am
Under 11 & Under 9 Foil11:30am12:00pm
Under 13 Foil1:00pm1:30pm

Location

Venue: YMCA Upper Hutt

Gear Requirements

Whites: 350N Plastrons, 350N Fencing Jackets, and 350N Fencing Gloves & Breeches with Long Socks are required for Epee. Track pants for Foil – No Bare Skin will be allowed at all.
Mask: Masks must have 350N Foil Bibs, Head Wires and Safety Straps.
Weapons: U13 – Size 3 and smaller, U11 Size 2 and smaller
Lames must be in working condition & chest plates MUST be worn.

Entry Requirements

Entry fee: $20.00 for one event, $30.00 for 2+ events.
Entries are due by Friday 4th November. Late entries will not be accepted.
All entries must be made via the official entry form below, with entries made by email not accepted.

Halloween Celebrations | Thursday 27th

Halloween is near, and Hutt Valley Fencing Club will be running some special activities during our Thursday session this week in anticipation. We will be running a couple of activities, listed below, with prizes up for grabs!

  • Piñata
  • Costume Contest
  • Fencing Games

This will run during our normal class time slot from 7pm – 8pm, Thursday 27th of October.

If you are not wanting to participate in the games and just want to free fence, that is okay. Please feel free to utilize our usual equipment and find someone else that is wanting to free fence.

No Fencing Labour Day | Monday

Please take note that our normal Monday class, 7pm – 9pm, will not be running this week. This has been decided due to it being Labour day and that the National and Oceanic Championships being run this weekend.

Many of the normal attendees of this session are still in Auckland or are need of a break. Our class will run as per normal on Thursday and Saturday this week.

** No Fencing Monday 24th of October **