Dear Fencers and Fencing families.
The Australian 2017 Cadet and U15 Fencing Championships are on this weekend here in Perth.
This exciting event is being held at Cockburn Basketball stadium from Wednesday the 7th to Sunday the 9th of July.
Please come down and support our youngest fencers as they fence off against the best Australia has to offer!
At the awards ceremony on 4 December, President Hugh McCrackan highlighted the achievements of WA fencers at national and international level. WA fencers brought home a total of 22 Australian and International Championships for WA fencers and teams, plus 34 other Australian and International podium placings.
Individual Australian Championships
Under 15 Epee – George Dale; Under 23 Sabre – Jadryn Dick; Veteran Sabre 50+ – Steve Johnson; Veteran Sabre 60+ – Gary Sudran
Australian Team Championships
Men’s Open Epee Team; Men’s Open Sabre Team; Veteran Foil Team; Under 15 Epee Team
Australian Club Team Championships
Women’s Foil …
The 2016 Curtin University Sports Awards were held on the 10th of November at the Curtin Stadium. This prestigious event recognizes outstanding achievements from amongst the many clubs and hundreds of athletes associated with Curtin University and Curtin Stadium.
Congratulations to Swordfish Fencing Club for being a finalist for the Sport Club Excellence Award!
Special congratulations to fencer Alan Wight for receiving a Volunteer Service to Sport Award!!!
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 …