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Australian Open and Veteran Fencing Championships 2017

2016 Nationals Sabre Team

Exciting times this weekend (8-12 December 2017) for the Queensland fencers listed below, travelling to the Australian Institute of Sport in Canberra for the Australian Open and Veteran Fencing Championships 2017.

A timetable for the Championships can be viewed at the Australian Fencing Federation website here.

Make sure you follow QFA's Instagram story to see what happens behind-the-scenes at the AIS and our Facebook Page for daily results.

Teams

Queensland will be hoping for strong performances in the team events, with the following teams entered:

  • Men's Sabre
  • Men's Foil
  • Men's Epee A and B
  • Women's Foil

Individuals

Chris Alroe Open and Veteran Epee
Madeleine Andersen Open Epee
William Beckey Open Sabre
William Bishop (adopted) Open Epee and Foil
Jenny Bonney-Millett Open and Veteran Foil
Tiarne Buttigieg Open Epee
Michael Chazikantis Open Epee
Lachlan Crook Open Epee
Claire Daniel Open Foil
Nicholas Davison Open Epee
Matthew Gilchrist Open Foil
Christopher Godwin Open Epee
Joshua Hassum Open Epee
Axel Jansson Open Foil
Alicia Ji Yeon Kwag Open Foil
Simon Leitch Open Sabre
Andrew Lin Open Sabre
Gareth Maclean Open Sabre and Foil
Peter Millios Veteran Epee
Michael Nelson Open Epee
Phoebe Quinn Open Foil
Wylie Raymond Open Epee
Siobhan Rice Open Sabre
Bonita Rui Open Epee
Jutta Schortmann Open and Veteran Epee
John Wardell Open Epee

Blue Card made easy

Working with Children

Are you a regular volunteer for QFA, helping to run tournaments, refereeing or participating on our interstate fencing tour groups? If you answered yes then you might need to complete a Working With Children Check under Queensland's Blue Card system.

More information about who is required to have a Blue Card is available on this fact sheet: Blue Card System Information for Sporting Industry

Note, if you are a volunteer parent and your child is receiving the service you are providing you do not need to have a Blue Card. 

Read more: Blue Card made easy

Gold Coast Regional Friendly Fencing Event

Gold Coast 2

QFA is running a free fencing event in partnership with Gold Coast Fencers. This is an epee only competition with separate events for juniors (up to 14 years) and seniors (15 years and above). It's a friendly comp with free pizza provided. The catch? All fencers are expected to help with setup, packdown and refereeing. Please register your intention to compete by following this link: Register

Date:        Sunday, 26th November

Time:        10:00 am

Location:   Queensland Academy Health Science Campus
                (Exercise Science Centre, Level 2)
                102 Edmund Rice Drive
                Southport
                View map here

 

Scholarship Program 2018

Europe tour croppedThe Queensland Fencing Association recognises the contribution made by its competitive fencers to inspiring future generations of athletes and strengthening the skills base in clubs and state squad programs. To assist these members meet the costs associated with competing and developing their skills, a range of scholarships are offered each calendar year.

Read more to learn about the 2018 Scholarship Program, including application processes and deadlines.

Read more: Scholarship Program 2018

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