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Open Circuit #1 Competition

Register here for the first round of the QFA Open Circuit for 2018 which will be held on Saturday, 10 March at Yeronga SHS, Villa St, Yeronga.

Entry Fees
Standard entry (up to 7/3/18)     $30.00

Late entry (7-9/3/18)                 $40.00

On-the-Day entry (10/3/18)        $50.00

All fencers will need to be Junior or Senior Members of the Queensland Fencing Association in order to register online. Interstate or International competitors are welcome and should register contact [email protected] for more information. 

All Veteran Fencers (Ages 40+ in 2018) will also receive QFA Veteran Ranking Points from the competition - the Veteran Results will be extracted from the Open Competition rather than being a separate event.

Novice fencers, those with less than two years' fencing experience who have not won a state or national title or represented their country, are eligible to enter B-Grade or Novice events.

To compete in multiple events, please register for each individually.

Schedule
Venue opens for setup at 07:00am

Event CHECK-IN times are:
Men's Epee - 7:30 am
Women's Epee - 7:30 am
Women's Sabre - 11:30 am
Men's Sabre - 12:00 pm
Women's Foil - 1:00 pm
Men's Foil - 1:30 pm

Novice Foil - 8:00am (Note: This will be a mixed event unless entry numbers warrant separate gender events)

*Event times may be subject to change.

**Competitors will be expected to referee poules.

*** Events may be postponed or cancelled where there are insufficient entries.

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

All fencers are expected to assist with the setup and pack down of the venue.

Referee Nominations

Nominations to referee at this event are to be made through the competition entry link. Final selection of referees will be based on competition need and at the discretion of the Tournament Management Committee.

Competition for Beginner Fencers

QFA is hosting the first in a series of development competitions with a beginner  fencing competition on Saturday 3 March at Yeronga. This competition is specifically designed to introduce first time and young fencers (8-14yrs) to how a competition works and what to do (eg., from piste etiquette to following the referee’s direction and reading the scoring box (what all those lights mean) in a relaxed format. The competition is designed to encourage participation, friendship and promote the foundations of good sportsmanship. The competition is ideal for school fencers in prepartion for the Term 2 schools competition.

 

The cost per entry is $10.00.

To enter the competition click here

 

2017 Fencing Awards

Awards 2018Nearly 100 Queensland fencers, family and fans gathered at our annual awards event on Saturday 10th February, celebrating our 2017 achievements and making plans for the year ahead.

The Queensland Fencing Association gratefully acknowledges Fencing Imports Australia for sponsoring this year's awards and also James Hall Personal Training for donating raffle prizes.

The Leader and Wong families are particularly happy, walking away as this year's raffle winners.

A list of all circuit medalists, award winners and scholarship recipients can be viewed in the attached document.

Attachments:
Download this file (Awards Presentation 2017.pptx.pdf)Awards Presentation 2017.pptx.pdf[ ]4387 kB

Coach Bridging Course

To assist Queensland coaches satisfy accreditation requirements for 2018 and ensure continued professional indemnity insurance cover under the National Fencing Insurance Scheme, the following course is offered:
Fencing Coach Bridging Course
DATE:     Saturday 10th February 2018
TIME:      10:00 am to 4:00pm
VENUE:   Yeronga SHS Sports Centre
COST:      $30
 
 
The course will include:
  • coaching theory and practice 
  • an overview of the new National Accreditation System
  • an opportunity for coach assessment 
This course will suit:
  • Trainee and previously accredited coaches
  • Coaches not previously accredited who are seeking Recognition of Prior Learning
The course is an approved activity under the AFF National Coach Accreditation scheme. In addition to meeting requirements for 2018 coaching accreditation, participants will earn points towards their 2019 coaching status.
 
 
 
Please direct all enquiries about the course to State Fencing Director Paul Crook: email Paul Crook.
For our regional coaches, we've scheduled the course to run on the same day as our Annual Awards celebration. We hope you'll stay in town and join us for drinks, finger food and fencing talk. Click here to buy a ticket to the Awards Night ($20).

 

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