Welcome to the Welsh Fencing website. This site is designed to provide all the information you need about Fencing in Wales.
British Fencing publishes once a month, in the first week of the month, a list of BFA Coaches together with their relevant weapon qualifications.
The list can be found here:
Congratulation to George Morris, current GB Cadet Men's Epee Champion, who has been selected to represent Great Britain in the Cadet & Junior European Championships 2015. George is one of four selected in the Cadet Men's Epee event.
This year’s event will take place in Maribor, Solvenia, 24th February – 5th March.
The full announcement can be found here: http://www.britishfencing.com/news/latest-news/?n=1255
Well done, George!
The Welsh Nationals 2015 are now confirmed for the weekend of 16/17 May, with the individual events being held on the Saturday, and the team events on the Sunday. The venue for this event is the Sport Wales National Centre, Sophia Gardens, Cardiff CF11 9SW.
Following a review in 2014, a decision was made to integrate the Intermediate events (Emrys Lloyd/Charles Adams for foil, Turner/Kingston for epee, Norfolk/Slater for sabre) into single weapon events. These events had been dwindling over recent years, so we felt that a positive change such as this would re-invigorate and grow attendance. Those who attended the Nationals last year saw an energetic day's fencing across all weapons. We would now like to extend the entry to include those who would previously only attend the Intermediate events, also including our younger up-and-coming fencers.
The Cadet & Junior Championships are scheduled to be held in Cape Town, South Africa, from the 11th to 17th July.
The Board has decided that selection to these events will be based on the relevant age-group and weapon rankings, as presented on the BFA website.
Those achieving a Top 20 placing in the ranking lists on 28th Feb will gain automatic selection for their event and will be offered a place at the Championships. There will be no further discretionary selection.
If there are sufficient selections from the individual events to make up a team, then they will be selected for the Team event. We will not make further selections simply to make up teams for the team events.
The Board of WF is always keen to support all fencing related activities as far as the limited resources available to it will allow, however please be aware that when the Board considers supporting any group or individual it must take account of the needs of all fencers within Wales not just those at the higher end of Welsh fencing abilities. The Board has reviewed its financial position and based on the current resources available does not believe that any significant support will be available for this event.