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2017 Queensland State Championships

State Champs 2017

The 2017 Queensland Open and Veteran State Championships will be held on Saturday 11 November, at Yeronga SHS, Brisbane.

Register Here

Entry to each event is $40.00 and should be made through the online payment system. Entries made by Wednesday, 8 November have a discounted price of $30.00. All fencers will need to be members of the Queensland Fencing Association in order to register (although Interstate or International competitors are welcome - please contact us to register).

Read more: 2017 Queensland State Championships

Manly Halloween Festival

* Fencers * Parents * Boyfriends / Girlfriends * Siblings * Aunty May

We need your help!

Saturday 28th October

Manly Harbour Village Halloween Festival

Fencing Display and Come-and-Try

Come and try

 

QFA is calling on all its supporters to help with this event, one of our main recruitment drives for the sport. Can you help with the following?

  • Helping to greet people and take names/answer questions
  • Helping kids to put on equipment and get ready
  • Taking names and registrations at the desk
  • Walking around the festival to encourage people to come and participate – handing out QFA flyers

We have two designated time slots:

12:00 - 3:00pm and

3:00 - 6:00pm

Please email [email protected] as soon as possible to let us know your availability to demonstrate fencing and / or help with the come-and-try.

Fencers and supporters, please wear your QFA shirt (preferably maroon) if you have one.

Details can be found at http://manlyharbourvillage.com/event/halloween-street-party-2017/2017-10-28/ or on their facebook page https://www.facebook.com/pg/manlyharbourvillage/events/

Our display will be in Little Bayside park near the swimming pool (cnr Cardigan Parade and Royal Esplanade). There will be road closures in place and limited parking so please allow extra time to get to our display.

These events are always great fun - a reminder of why we love fencing.  Email to let us know when you (and the rest of the family) can be there.

U13 Sabre, Novice Epee & Mixed Relay

Copy of WFD for QFA

Register here for the QFA U13 Sabre State Championships, Novice Epee competition and Mixed Weapon Relay scheduled for Saturday 14th October at Yeronga SHS.

U13 Sabre

Roll Call 8:00am (boys and girls)

Eligible fencers are those born after 1 January 2004. This is a friendly competition aimed at encouraging fencers to participate.

Novice Mixed Epee

Roll Call 9:00 am

This event is open to athletes with less than two years' fencing experience who have not won a State Championship or represented at a National level.

All-Age 3-Weapon team relay

Roll call 11:00am

This event is open to any fencer who would like to participate.Teams will be assigned on the day of the event once entry numbers are known. Fencers will be required to indicate their weapon/s preference during the registration process.

Entry Fees

Earlybird (If paid before 11 October)                          $20.00

Standard (Paid after 11 October)                                $30.00

Read more: U13 Sabre, Novice Epee & Mixed Relay

Koala Mini Challenge and Friendship Cup

13 Friendship126The New South Wales Fencing Association has invited Queensland fencers to these tournaments, scheduled to run in Sydney from 23rd-26th November 2017. The Koala Mini Challenge is an individual event for U9, U11 and U13 age groups in foil, epee and sabre. The Friendship Cup is a team event. Details and a full timetable can be found in the attached documents. Note, there is also a daily training camp run in Sydney as part of the tournament from 3-8:30pm on Tuesday and Wednesday, 21-22 November.

Families interested in participating should speak to their club coach. Fencers can enter Koala Mini Challenge as individuals via this link. Registrations close on 22nd November. 

 

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