September 29, 2010

Escrime Sundae - November 20, 2010

Capital City Fencers' Club is hosting their annual fencing tournament, Escrime Sundae, on Saturday, November 20, 2010.

CCFC Invitational Inspirational Recreational Non-Denominational Inaugurational Fencing Tournament of Fun, with Entrance for a Song plus a Nominal Fee, Kazoos* Provided at the door, Come for the Saturday, Stay for the Escrime Sundae!

Location: St. Andrew's Regional High School, 880 McKenzie Ave (Victoria, BC)

Events and close of registration:
Men's and Women's Epee - 10:30 am
Men's and Women's Foil - 11:30 am
Men's and Women's Sabre - 1:00 pm

Fee: $20 per event

Note that you will need a competitive passport (e.g. CFF or equivalent fencing licence) to compete in this tournament.

Details on the tournament and pre-registration can be found here:

Club equipment order

Hi everyone,

We are doing a club equipment order from Absolute Fencing.

If you are interested in ordering some fencing equipment, please email us by October 7, 2010! We actually get a club discount of 20% if you buy AF products. Note that if you want to order something and get the discount, you would have to be a club member. For more information on ordering equipment, please go here.

We get discounts on equipment which range from 5-20%:
-AF items -- 20% discount
-AF kits -- 5% discount
-Uhlmann & Negrini, all FIE blades, and French and German parts -- 15% discount
-Leon Paul products -- 10% discount

Please send Paul a complete description of the item(s) you want, and pay a non-refundable deposit of 50% of the estimated total cost. We are hosting a CFF sanctioned senior epee and sabre tournament on October 24, 2010, and if you wish to fence in this tournament, you will need to purchase your own equipment if you don't have your own. To ensure that the equipment arrives in time for this tournament, the deadline to take in equipment orders will be October 7, 2010.

If you miss the deadline, we will do a second order that will have a deadline on the October 21, 2010.

If you don't have any gear, or want to upgrade your gear to be able to compete, AF has some great starter kits. Please note that foil competitions in BC require masks with a conductive bib.

September 28, 2010

No fencing on September 30, 2010

Hi everyone,

Fencing will be
CANCELLED on Thursday, September 30, 2010, so please don't come for your free lesson that day! Fencing will resume on October 4th.

Also, just a friendly reminder that we are giving
FREE fencing lessons until October 7. The last two FREE fencing lessons will take place on:
Monday, October 4 -- 8:00-10:00 pm in SUB Ballroom
Thursday, October 7 -- 8:00-10:00 pm in SUB 214/216

September 20, 2010

2010 Leon Auriol Open -- October 2-3, 2010

The USFA WWD is hosting the 2010 Leon Auriol Open on October 2-3, 2010, at the Salle Auriol in Seattle, WA.

Details and pre-registration can be found here:

Registration and payment deadline is September 29, 2010.

Registration fees: $20 registration plus $30 per event.

A CFF or equivalent (e.g. USFA) competitive licence is required in these events.

September 19, 2010

No fencing during week of Clubs Days

There will be NO FENCING on September 20 and 23 due to Clubs Days. Fencing will resume on Monday, September 27.

September 04, 2010

Free fencing lessons

Your first lesson will be FREE if you come between Thursday, September 9 and Thursday, October 7, 2010!! You can click on our term 1 schedule here to see when and where we'll be having our next lesson!

We also have an early bird discount: save $5 on session fees if you join by September 27, 2010!

If you wish to pay before the early bird discount is over, you can come visit our booth during Clubs Days to join!