QFA Tour to Sydney (2013 Cadet/U15 National Championships)

QFA is again organising a tour to Sydney for the 2013 Australian Cadet (U17) and U15 Fencing Championships from 6-10 July. Information about the tour can be found in the letter below, but it is important to note:

  • it is not necessary to participate in the tour in order to compete in the Championships - Fencers can make their own travel arrangements if desired
  • the Tour covers costs of accommodation and transport - it does not include flights (which fencers must book themselves) or other travel expenses
  • Fencers participating in the Tour must complete the Tour Rules, Tour Registration and Medical Permission Forms and return them with a non-refundable deposit of $300 by Saturday 18 May.
  • All fencers (regardless if they travel with the tour or not) must complete the Cadet Entry Form and pay all associated entry fees and levies by Saturday 15 June.

Any questions can be directed to David McFadyen (Tour Manager) or Peter Creese (Team Manager) - alternatively please contact [email protected]

QFA Squad Block 2 (April-June)

Block 2 of the QFA Squad Program commences on Wednesday 10 April. 

The Senior Training Squad runs on Wenesday evenings from 6:30-8:30 pm, and on Saturdays from 3:00-5:00 pm due to the QFA School Competitions. Fencers can either sign up for a full block of 18 sessions or a half block of 9 sessions. 

The Junior Development Squad is Open to all school-aged fencers and runs from 3:00-5:00 pm on Saturdays (combined session with Senior Squad). Participants can also get a discount if they are competing in the Senior Squad on Wednesday evenings.

The registration forms for both squads are attached and should be handed in at Squad or emailed to [email protected] - form and payment are due at or before the first session. 

Queensland Open Competition #1

The first round of the Queensland Open Circuit will be held at Yeronga SHS Sports Hall (Villa Rd, Yeronga) on Saturday 16 March.

Entry to each event is $20 and entries can be made on the day. All fencers will need to be members of the Queensland Fencing Association (forms available from the QFA Website) although Interstate or International competitors are welcome. 

The start times for each event are:

Men's Epee - 8:00am
Women's Epee - 8:00am
Women's Sabre - 11:30am
Men's Sabre - 12:30pm
Women's Foil - 1:30pm
Men's Foil - 2:30pm

Fencers need to be there at least 15 minutes before the start time to register, and get ready. Competitions are fenced using full electric equipment, including conductive foil masks. Medalists will need a tracksuit jacket or fencing whites for presentations.

Entries for AFC#1 (Brisbane 5-7 April)

Queensland entries for the first Australian Fencing Circuit of 2013 are now being collected. The Nomination Form is available on the QFA Website. Entries and payment must be received no later than Saturday 16 March.

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