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.

School Holiday Fencing Times

Week 1

Please note the below training time for the first week of the school holidays. There is the only session that is running during the first week due to the competition and training camp taking place in the Hawks Bay on Thursday and Friday.

For more information regarding this training camp, please click here.

DaySession TimeAge Group (Classes)
Monday – 03.Oct.226pm – 7.20pmJuniors (normal Sat & Thur Classes)
Monday – 03.Oct.227pm – 9pmSeniors (normal Mon)

Week 2

There will be 2 classes taking place in the second week of the school holidays. We have sessions on both Wednesday and Thursday with times suited for both of our ability groups. Please note the session times that are applicable for each group of fencers.

DaySession TimeAge Group (Classes)
Wednesday – 12.Oct.226pm – 7.15pmJuniors (normal Sat & Thur Classes)
Wednesday – 12.Oct.227pm – 9pmSeniors (normal Mon)
Thursday – 13.Oct.226pm – 7.15pmJuniors (normal Sat & Thur Classes)
Thursday – 13.Oct.227pm – 9pmSeniors (normal Mon)

For any questions, please do not hesitate in contacting us either via our contact form or by emailing us at huttvalleyfencing@gmail.com.

Fencing During the School Holidays

We will be running some sessions during the school holidays during the first week. The training times we have are.

  • Saturday 1st of October
    • 11am – 12.30pm
    • *U9s 11am – 12.00pm
  • Monday 3rd of October
    • U15/beginner class – 6.00pm – 7.00pm
    • Advanced fencers – 7.00pm – 9.00pm

We are still waiting to get confirmation for time slots in the second week of the holidays. Please stay tuned for updates moving forward.

Oceania and NZ National Seniors& Veteran Championships 2022

Registration

Registration closes on October 17th at 8:00pm. Late entries close on October 20th at 8:00pm. After this date entry will be at the discretion of the DT and Referees representative. Team nominations need to be entered by 17th October, please ensure team manager contact details are supplied.

Entry Fees: (NZ Dollars)

  • Oceania & NZ Senior Championship: $90.00 for each weapon
  • National Veteran Championship: $80.00
  • Team Events: $150.00 per team
  • Late Entries, received after 8:00pm on October 17th will attract an additional fee of $50.00
  • Entry fees are payable via the entry system.

Multiple Discipline Entry: if you are entered in multiple weapons and your next one starts prior to completion of the first, you will be scratched from the start on the second event and are expected to continue to compete in the first event. No refund will be provided.

Location

Gear Requirements

For Oceania and New Zealand Senior Individual and Oceania Team events

EquipmentStandard
TorsoMinimum of 1600N protection. i.e an 800N plastron and an 800N Jacket
Breeches800N (CEN 2)
Foil SpecificFIE blades are required with 2-pin body wires. FIE no.3 size blades are acceptable.
Epee SpecificFIE blades are required.
Leon Paul SR-71 blades date stamped 2013 to 2015 will not be accepted.
Leon Paul V blade without a unique serial number will not be accepted.
Sabre SepcificFIE blades S2000 or later are required
MaskFIE Rules apply. Min 1600N Double Strapped
WiresFIE Rules apply – clear wires and plugs
Names do NOT need to be printed on Jackets or Lames.
All equipment is to meet all other FIE rules and standards.
Weapons, wires, masks, gloves, and conductive jackets (lames) will all be
subject to a weapons control.
Please note: at foil and sabre, clear plugs on the wires will be required and
only 2-pin body wires will be allowed.

For NZ Veteran Events

quipmentStandard
TorsoMinimum of 1150N protection. i.e an 350N plastron and an 800N Jacket or the reverse.
Breeches350N (CEN 1)
Foil SpecificFIE blades are required with either Bayonet or 2-pin body wires. FIE no.3 size blades are acceptable
Epee SpecificFIE blades are required.
Leon Paul SR-71 blades date stamped 2013 to 2015 will not be accepted.
Leon Paul V blade without a unique serial number will not be accepted.
Sabre SepcificFIE blades S2000 or later are required
Names do NOT need to be printed on Jackets or Lames.

Time Table

Saturday 22nd of October

EventRegistration OpensRegistration ClosesStart time
Men’s Foil7:45am8:00am8:30am
Women’s ÉpéeMorning
Men’s & Women’s SabreAfternoon
Oceania Men’s Foil TeamsStart of Indiv. Semi Finals
Oceania Women’s Epee TeamsStart of Indiv. Semi Finals

Sunday 23rd of October

EventRegistration OpensRegistration ClosesStart time
Any Team matches not completedSaturday will re-start at8:30am
Men’s Épée9:45am10:0010:30am
Women’s FoilMorning
Vet Men’s & Women’s SabreAfternoon
Oceania Men’s Sabre TeamsStart of Indiv. Semi Finals
Oceania Women’s Sabre TeamsStart of Indiv. Semi Finals

Monday 24th of October

EventRegistration OpensRegistration ClosesStart time
Vet Men’s & Women’s Épée8:158:30am8:30am
Oceania Men’s Epee TeamsStart of Indiv. Semi Finals8:45
Oceania Women’s Foil TeamsStart of Indiv. Semi Finals8:45
Veteran Men’s & Womens FoilAfternoon


*Start times will be set once entries are closed ** Team events will follow the associated individual events

More Information

Training Monday 26th of September

We have had a few inquiries as to whether we will be training this Monday the 26th. 

We will be running our usual Monday class from 7pm – 9pm tomorrow. This class is still targeted towards our senior fencers.

Please stay tuned for any updates regarding training throughout the school holidays. We are expecting to run a couple classes to make up for the short classes that we missed this term.

If you have any questions or queries regarding, please do not hesitate to contact us at huttvalleyfencing@gmail.com.