Equipment Requirements

If you are intending to compete in state competitions please be aware that the fencing clothing and equipment listed below is required for participation.

Mask
Glove
Under plastron
Jacket
Breeches (no tracksuit pants)
Long socks
Enclosed shoes/trainers
Chest protector (optional for boys, compulsory for girls)

2x Size 2 foil/epee (U13s comp)
2x Size 5 weapon (all other competitions)
2x Body cord
2x Mask wire (foil/sabre)
Lame (foil/sabre)

Please note that this clothing and equipment is not required to be FIE standard but must be in good working condition. You …

More

First Round of FWA Open Events 2017

A Big Congratulations to all the athletes that competed in the first state open event of 2017.

Sabre: Saturday 11th March.

Whilst many of us were busy enjoying a democracy sausage sizzle, our sabre fencers were fighting it out for the first open points of the season. Congratulations to Alex Brown (EXC) and Emma Johnson (EXC) on winning the men’s and women’s events respectively.

More

Thank you to to our outgoing communications officer

FencingWA would like to extend its gratitude and appreciation to Darren Chang for his years of supporting the state association as a board member and communications officer. Darren has played an important role in the direction of the association and being the key communication channel between fencers, clubs and the association. We wish him all the best in his future endeavours and he will be sorely missed at the monthly association meetings. 

More

Change to 11th and 12th of March Open Events

Dear Fencers,

Don’t forget to register for next weekend’s state open events! Registration closes on Sunday 5th of March at 10pm.

 Due to the State Election, there has been a venue and schedule change.

ALL EVENTS will now be held at UWA CLAREMONT

Cnr Goldsworthy rd and Princess rd Claremont.

https://www.google.com.au/maps/place/UWA+Fencing+Club+Inc+-+Claremont+Venue/@-31.9880826,115.7852484,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x2a32a443fec1adb7:0x72b5b36be9024efa!8m2!3d-31.9880826!4d115.7874424

NEW SCHEDULE

SATURDAY

12-2:30pm Open Sabre

SUNDAY

8am-12pm Open Epee

1pm onwards Open Foil (Open Foil will not start until after the conclusion of the epee event)

To register please use …

More

Modern PentathlonWA Event

Interested in trying fencing in a whole new way?

Modern Pentathlon WA is running the Inaugural W.A. Modern Pentathlon/Tetrathlon State Championships in Perth on May 6 and 7.

There will be a range of events from the full Pentathlon to a Triathlon with athletes from around the country coming to try their hand, horse and epee against our own Pentathletes.

The events include:

  • Modern Pentathlon (UIPM) – Ride, Swim, Fence, Combined (Run/Shoot)
  • Tetrathlon (Pony Club Style) – Ride, Swim, Run, Shoot (Laser Pistols 10m)
  • Tetrathlon (UIPM) – Swim, Fence, Combined (Run/Shoot)
  • Triathle (UIPM) – Swim, Combined (Run/Shoot)
  • There is no need to …

    More

    U15 and U17 Nationals to be held in Perth

    Dear Fencers and Fencing Families,

    Even though you might not have thought about your child fencing in a national competition before, this year FencingWA is hosting the 2017 Australian Cadet and U15 Championships. I competed in my first national championships when cadets were in Perth in 2010. I had only ever fenced one state competition and was wearing someone else’s whites, but it was a fantastic introduction to the sport at a national level for me and my parents.

    This year our Under15 and Under17 fencers get the rare opportunity to compete in the National Cadet and …

    More

    Entries open for February’s Cadet & Junior Events

    The entry system is now in place for the first Cadet (U17) and Junior (U20) events of the year, to be held on 11, 12 and 19 February, see the Calendar page for details.

    For the first weekend’s events, entries will close later than usual: normal entries close 10 PM Tuesday 7 February and late entries 10 PM Thursday 9 February. Subsequent event entries will close on Sunday and Wednesday as usual.

    Each event on the calendar has a link to the entry page for the appropriate age category, in this case Cadet / Junior Entry. Other …

    More