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QFA Competitions (March 1 - U17 and March 8 - Open)

The first two QFA competitions of 2014 will be held at Yeronga in the coming weeks.

On Saturday 1 March, there will be an U17 Circuit Competition.

On Saturday 8 March, the first round of the QFA Open Circuit for 2014 will be held.

For more information, please visit the Calendar Page and click on the event. To register for the competitions please use the links found on the Registrations and Payments page

QFA Awards Dinner (22 February 2014)

The Annual Queensland Fencing Association Awards Dinner will be held on Saturday 22 February at 7:00 pm at New Farm Bowls Club. This event is where QFA recognises the significant achievements of its members throughout the previous year, including the 2013 Circuit Winners and awards for Fencer of the Year. The dinner costs $30 per person ($15 for children under 14) and you can register to attend through QFA's Online Registration System by following the following link:

Online Registration and Payment for QFA Dinner

As in previous years, we will also be offer barefoot bowls from 5:00 pm - this is an optional activity and costs $10. If you would like to participate, please select this option when you register for the dinner.

Notice of QFA Annual General Meeting

The 2013 Queensland Annual General Meeting will be held at Yeronga SHS, Villa St, Yeronga at 10:00 am on Saturday 14 December. 

Nominations for the QFA Management Committee should be completed on the appropriate form (attached) and returned to the Secretary by Wednesday 4 December either in person or by email to [email protected]. Notices of Motion for the meeting must be in writing and emailed to the Secretary at [email protected] by Wednesday 4 December.

Documents related to the meeting (including a list of nominations and minutes from the previous meeting) shall be circulated by Saturday 7 December.

Attachments:
Download this file (MC Nomination Form 2013.doc)MC Nomination Form 2013.doc[ ]113 kB

Queensland Open State Championships

The Queensland Open State Championships will be held on Saturday 16 November at Yeronga.

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.

QFA will also be trialling a Veteran's Epee event in conjunction with this competition. The Veteran's event will start at the conclusion of the Open Event (approximately 11:00am). Entry is $20, or $30 to compete in both the Open and Veteran's Events.

There will be a canteen available on the day

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