Queensland School Fencer State Championships

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The Queensland Fencing Association will be hosting the Queensland School Fencer State Championships on Saturday, 2nd June at Yeronga SHS.These championship events are open to any secondary school fencer in Queensland and will be fenced in two categories consistent with the Australian School Fencer categories. These are:

Intermediate = Up to the third year of secondary school

Senior = Open to any secondary school fencer (including intermediate fencers)

Fencers may enter in multiple weapons for this event. Intermediate fencers may enter both the Intermediate and Senior categories.

Entry Fees

Standard Registration (up to 26 May, 2018)                                 $30.00

Late Registration (27 May - 1 June)                                             $40.00

On-the-Day Registration (2 May)                                                  $50.00

**Note: Where there are insufficient entries to run separate gender events, these will be combined in to one event.

Event Schedule

08:00am         Senior Girls Foil

08:00am         Senior Boys Foil

09:30am         Intermediate Girls Foil

09:30am         Intermediate Boys Foil

11:00am         Senior Girls Epee

11:00am         Senior Boys Epee

12:30pm         Intermediate Girls Epee

12:30pm         Intermediate Boys Epee

1:30pm           Senior/Intermediate Girls Sabre

1:30pm           Senior/Intermediate Boys Sabre

PLEASE NOTE CHANGE OF EVENT TIME FOR SABRE. ALL SABRE EVENTS WILL NOW COMMENCE AT 1:30PM. CHECKIN FOR THESE EVENTS COMMENCES AT 1:00PM.

**Note: Event start times may be subject to change depending on the running of the events on the day. Events may start earlier or later. All fencers are required to be fully ready for checkin no less than 30mins prior to the event start time. Events may be combined where there are insufficient entries to run separately although placing will still be awarded in each category.  It is recommended that fencers are at the venue 1 hr prior to their event for warm up.

The competition will be fenced using full electric equipment.

Format

In order to familiarize fencers with the format of the national school fencer events, the competition will be fenced as two rounds of poules with no direct elimination round. Final placings will be decided by the overall results from poules subject to a barrage for placings if required.

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All fencers need to be either School, Junior or Senior members of the Queensland Fencing Association. Interstate and International fencers who are affiliated with their own governing body are welcome to enter, please contact the Tournament Management Committee at [email protected] for further entry details. 

All participants are expected to assist with set up and pack down of the event.

Podium

School blazers or tracksuit jackets are required for the podium with fencing whites.

Referees

Referee nominations for this event are made through the competition registration process. Referees are required to be at the event no later than 1/2hr prior to the event start. A refereeing schedule will be forwarded after the event schedule is finalized.

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