Fencing Central Veteran Championship 2023

Wellington Swords Club and Fencing Central invite you to attend the 2023 Fencing Central Veteran Championships on Sunday 19 November. This is a ranked competition.

Date: Sunday 19 November 2023
Venue: WSC Club Rooms, 8 Tanera Crescent, Brooklyn
Entry fee: $40.00 for one event, $50.00 for 2+ events.
Entries due: Entries are due by Thursday 16 November. Late entries will be accepted at the discretion of the tournament organiser.

Eligibility:
To be eligible to compete in Veteran events in 2023, the fencer must be aged 40 years or older this year (if the fencer starts the year as 39 years old and turns 40 before 31 December 2023, this is acceptable). 

Sunday 19 November
EventRegistrationStart Time
Veteran Individual Foil9:00 – 9:15am9:30am
Veteran Individual Epee11:00 – 11:15am11:30am
Veteran Individual Sabre1:00 – 1:15pm1:30pm

Central U11 & U13 Competition #4

Hutt Valley Fencing Club and Fencing Central invite you to attend the Fencing Central Under 11 and Under 13 Competition #4 on Sunday 5 November 2023.

Date: Sunday 5 November 2023
Venue: YMCA Gym, Somme Road, Heretaunga, Upper Hutt
Entry fee: $20.00 for one event, $30.00 for 2+ events.
Entries due: Entries are due by Thursday 2nd November. Late entries will be accepted at the discretion of the tournament organiser.

Eligibility:
Under 11 is open to any fencer aged 10 or younger on January 1st 2023.
Under 13 is open to any fencer aged 12 or younger on January 1st 2023.

Sunday 5 November 2023
EventRegistrationStart Time
Mixed U9 Foil8:30am9:00am
Mixed U11 Foil8:30am9:00am
Mixed U11 Epee9:00am9:30am
Mixed U13 Foil11:00am11:30am*
Mixed U13 Epee12:00pm12:30pm*
*Please note that start times of events may be delayed due to previous events.

Friendly Feilding Fencing Feast & Novice Sabre

Feilding Sabres Fencing Club and Fencing Central invite you to attend the Friendly Feilding Fencing Feast and Novice Sabre competition.

Date: Saturday 11th November 2023
Venue: Feilding High School

There will be a social BBQ lunch between the Epee and Sabre events. Entries are due by Wednesday 8 November.

EventRegistrationStart Time
Mixed Epee9:00am9:30am
Secondary School Novice Mixed Sabre10:00am10:30am
BBQ lunch12:00pm
Mixed Sabre1:30pm2:00pm

Central U11 / U13 #3 and Novice Competition #2

Wellington Swords Club and Fencing Central invite you to attend the 2nd Fencing Central Secondary School Novice Competition 2023 on Saturday 9th September and the 3rd Fencing Central Under 11 and Under 13 Competition 2023 on Sunday 10th September.

Date: Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th September 2023
Venue: WSC Clubrooms, 8 Tanera Crescent, Brooklyn, Wellington
Entry fee: $20.00 for one event, $30.00 for 2+ events.
Entries due: Entries are due by Thursday 7th September. Late entries will be accepted at the discretion of the tournament organiser.

Eligibility:
Secondary School Novice is open to any fencer who is in Year 7 – 13 at school with less than 24 months experience in fencing.
Under 11 is open to any fencer aged 10 or younger on January 1st 2023.
Under 13 is open to any fencer aged 12 or younger on January 1st 2023.

Saturday 9th September
EventRegistrationStart Time
Secondary School Novice Epee1:00pm1:30pm
Secondary School Novice Foil2:30pm3:00pm
Sunday 10th September
EventRegistrationStart Time
Mixed U11 Foil8:30am9:00am
Mixed U11 Epee9:00am9:30am
Mixed U13 Foil11:00am11:30am
Mixed U13 Epee12:00pm12:30pm
Please note that start times of events may be delayed due to previous events.

Central Open & Training Camp 2023

Hawke’s Bay Blades and Fencing Central invite you to attend the Fencing Central Open and Training Camp 2023.

Training Camp: 3 to 5 October 2023
Competition: 7 to 8 October 2023
Venue: Havelock North High School Gym, 153 Te Mata Road, Havelock North

The training camp will be instructed by Steve Clarke (Foil), Mary Black (Epee), and Baz Clark (Sabre) over three days.

The competition will include both individual and teams events, with free entry to all teams events, plus a fun bonus event for each weapon! Teams events will be “Lightning” events (fencing to 9 hits rather than 45).

A social offsite BBQ will be hosted on the Saturday evening following the day’s events for everyone to come together. Please bring a plate if you are attending the BBQ.

If you have any questions about the events, please contact hbfencingclub@gmail.com

EventRegistrationStart Time
Saturday 7 October
Mixed Foil7:45am8:30am
Foil Teams11:00am11:30am
Mixed Sabre12:30pm1:00pm
Sabre Teams2:30pm3:00pm
Offsite BBQ6:00pm

Sunday 8 October
Mixed Epee8:00am8:30am
Teams Epee12:00pm12:30pm
Closing2:15pm

National Secondary School Championship 2023

Fencing New Zealand and Fencing Central invite you to attend the 2023 National Secondary School Championship. Thank you to Wellington City Council for funding the venue hire for this event.

Date: Saturday 26th August to Sunday 27th August 2023
Venue: Upper Gym, Wellington High School, Taranaki Street, Wellington
Entries Due: Friday 18th August. Entries received after this date will attract a $50.00 late fee.

Saturday 26th August
EventRegistrationStart Time
Men’s Foil7:45am8:30am
Women’s Epee8:45am9:30am
Men’s Sabre1:15pm2:00pm
Women’s Sabre1:15pm2:00pm
Men’s Foil Teams11:30am12:30pm*
Women’s Epee Teams11:45am1:00pm*
Men’s Sabre Teams3:00pm3:30pm*
Women’s Sabre Teams3:00pm3:30pm*

Sunday 27th August
EventRegistrationStart Time
Men’s Epee7:45am8:30am
Women’s Foil8:45am9:30am
Men’s Epee Teams11:30am12:30pm*
Women’s Foil Teams11:45am1:00pm*
*Starting time may vary subject to completion of preceding events.

Central Secondary School Championship 2023

Hutt Valley Fencing Club and Fencing Central invite you to attend the 2023 Central Secondary School Championship

Date: Saturday 29th to Sunday 30th July 2023
Venue: YMCA Gym, Somme Road, Heretaunga, Upper Hutt
Entries Due: Thursday 27th July. Late entries are at discretion of the competition organiser and are subject to a penalty fee.

Saturday 29th July
EventRegistrationStart Time
Individual Foil11am – 11:15am11:30am
Team Foil1:00pmTBC

Sunday 30th July
EventRegistrationStart Time
Individual Epee8:00am – 8:15am8:30am
Team Epee10:00amTBC
Individual Sabre12:30pm – 12:45pm1:00pm
Team Sabre1:30pmTBC

Central U11 / U13 and Novice Competition

Wellington South Fencing Club and Fencing Central invite you to attend the Fencing Central Secondary School Novice Competition 2023 on Saturday 24th June and Fencing Central Under 11 and Under 13 #2 Competition 2023 on Sunday 25th June.

Date: Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th June 2023
Venue: WSC Clubrooms, 8 Tanera Crescent, Brooklyn, Wellington
Entry fee: $20.00 for one event, $30.00 for 2+ events.
Entries due: Entries are due by Thursday 22nd June. Late entries will be accepted at the discretion of the tournament organiser.

Eligibility:
Secondary School Novice is open to any fencer who is in Year 7 – 13 at school with less than 24 months experience in fencing.
Under 11 is open to any fencer aged 10 or younger on January 1st 2023.
Under 13 is open to any fencer aged 12 or younger on January 1st 2023.

Saturday 24th June
EventRegistrationStart Time
Secondary School Novice Epee1:00pm1:30pm
Secondary School Novice Foil2:30pm3:00pm
Sunday 25th June
EventRegistrationStart Time
Mixed U11 Foil8:30am9:00am
Mixed U11 Epee9:00am9:30am
Mixed U13 Foil11:00am11:30am
Mixed U13 Epee12:00pm12:30pm
Start times of events may be delayed due to previous events.

Fencing Central Championship 2023

Hutt Valley Fencing Club and Fencing Central invite you to attend the 2023 Fencing Central Senior Championship.

Date: Saturday 10th June to Sunday 11th June
Venue: Main Hall, Rongotai College, 170 Coutts Street, Wellington
Entries Due: Thursday 8th June. Entries received after this date will attract a $20.00 late fee.

Saturday 10th June
EventRegistrationStart Time
Individual Foil9:00am9:30am
Individual Sabre12:30pm1:00pm
Sunday 11th June
EventRegistrationStart Time
Individual Epee9:00am9:30am

Fencing Central Junior Championship 2023

Wellington Swords Club and Fencing Central invite you to attend the 2023 Fencing Central Junior Championship.

Date: Saturday 13th May to Sunday 14th May
Venue: Main Hall, Rongotai College, 170 Coutts Street, Wellington
Entries Due: Thursday 11th May. Entries received after this date will attract a late fee.
Eligibility: All competitors must be aged 19 years or younger as of 1st January 2023.

Saturday 13th May
EventRegistrationStart Time
Individual Foil9:00am – 9:15am9:30am
Individual Sabre12:30pm – 13:45pm1:00pm
Sunday 14th May
EventRegistrationStart Time
Individual Epee9:00am – 9:15am9:30am