2017 Competition Calendar Draft 1

Dear Fencers, Coaches and Club Officials. Please find attached the 1st draft of the 2017 competition calendar. This version is open for discussion until the 18th of December.   Please contact fencingwatournament@gmail.com if you have any suggestions for the 2017 season or if you would like your club’s special event or an event for which FWA will require volunteers. calendar-2017-draft-1

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Changes to Late Entry Policy

FencingWA has amended the competition entry policy to allow for on the day entries. Super late entries will be accepted from 10pm on the Wednesday night before the competition up until roll call.

It is important to have an accurate list of entrants well in advance of the event in order to allow for allocating referees, setting up the events, starting on time, etc. On-the-day entries have not been allowed since 2015 and this has been enforced progressively more strictly. In the vast majority of cases, fencers and parents have adjusted to the requirements and enter on time without problems. …

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Changes to U13 and U15 Foil and Sabre Finals

Please note that there have been some changes to the Under 13 and Under 15 Foil and Sabre Finals, to be held on 22 and 23 October 2016. The events are now to be held at Excalibur and the timetable is as follows:

Please note that all FencingWA events require the use of full safety equipment including breeches and long socks. Electrical equipment is also required, and size 2 foils are required for Under 13 Foil. Excalibur will have some size 2 electric foils available for loan on the day.

If the fencer is not yet a Junior …

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