Fencing Central is pleased to be restarting its Fencing Development Programme – thank you to Pelorus Trust for providing the funding for this programme.
This programme is targeted to fencers aged over 13 year old, with a good level of fencing skills, and aims to support and develop successful, resilient, strong-minded and confident fencers, through training, social interaction and competitions. This programme will be run by coaches Robert Gastaldo-Brac, Daniel Chan and Russell Johnson and will take place most Friday’s 6:00pm to 8:00pm at the new Wellington South Fencing Club venue 11 Hutchison Road, Newtown, Wellington.
This programme requires commitment and minimum degree of fencing capability and fitness. Please follow the link for your further information and nomination into this programme.
Hutt Valley Fencing Club and Fencing Central invite you to attend the Fencing Central Under 11 and Under 13 #1 Competition 2023 on Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd April 2023.
Date: Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd April 2023 Venue:Riverside Gym, Upper Hutt College, Moonshine Road, Trentham Entry fee: $20.00 for one weapon, $30.00 for 2+ weapons. Entries due: Entries are due by Thursday 30th March. Late entries will be accepted at the discretion of the tournament organiser.
If sufficient entries to host a separate under 9 event are received, a separate event may be held in parallel with the under 13 event for each weapon. This will be communicated by the tournament organisers after final entry numbers are confirmed.
Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Fencing Central Inc. for the financial year ending 31st December 2022 is to be held on Sunday, 19th March 2023, in conjunction with the Fencing Central Under 15 & Cadet Championship hosted by Wellington Swords Club.
Affiliated members of Fencing Central Inc. aged 18 years and over are eligible to vote on matters arising at the AGM. Nominations for the Management Committee and notices of motions closed at 8:00pm Wednesday 1st March 2023.
If you have any questions, or would like to attend the AGM via video conferencing, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss this. If you are unable to attend the AGM in person or via video conferencing, you may place a proxy vote using the link below.
The Fencing Central Committee encourages all fencers, coaches, officials, and other members of the fencing community to register as a Fencing New Zealand Member affiliated with Fencing Central for the 2023 season. Membership for the 2022 season expires on 31st December 2022.
Becoming an affiliated member of Fencing New Zealand entitles you to participate in competitions, training camps, AGMs, and other events. This annual contribution is critical to the success of fencing in New Zealand. The affiliation fee helps fund the structure and network that connects clubs, regions, national, and international fencing organisations. Fencing New Zealand shares a percentage of the annual affiliation fees with Fencing Central to provide funding to support the region.
Note that for 2023, Trefoil is a ranked tournament, and as such, all competing fencers are required to be affiliated under the ‘Competitive’ in order to participate.
2023 Membership Changes On a trial basis for the 2023 season, Fencing New Zealand is introducing a free ‘Recreational Fencer’ affiliation category and discontinuing Youth affiliation categories. The 2023 affiliation categories are detailed below:
Fencing New Zealand requires that all fencers must be affiliated. This is a membership for fencers who do not want to enter competitions or go to training camps.
This membership level is for non-fencers who want to be members and support our organisation, including coaches, referees, and other volunteers.
This is a membership for fencers who want to enter competitions or go to training camps. As well as entrance to competitions you will get a national ranking when you compete at competitions.
Fencing Central and Hutt Valley Fencing Club would like to invite all of the members of Fencing Central to a celebration of the passing of another year of fencing. We would like to share the successes of our Fencers and supporters and all of the efforts that have taken place during the year.
The celebrations will be taking place at the Day’s Bay Pavilion on the 4th of December and the proceedings will begin at 1pm. The event should conclude around 4pm. Please RSVP before Tuesday 1st of December at 9.00pm.
At the end of every year, we Fencing Central comes together to celebrate success both on and off the piste at the Fencing Central Annual Award Evening.
While some awards are determined by competition results, there are also several awards that you can nominate members of the Fencing Central community for to acknowledge their contributions to the sport.
You can make nominations for some or all award categories. For all nominations, please briefly state your reason for the nomination.
Nominations close on Sunday 20th November. Please only complete this form once.
The 2022 Fencing Central Award Evening will be held on Sunday 4th December. Full details, including venue and registration form will be released as these become available.