May 17, 2011

BC Provincial Championships - June 11-12, 2011

The BC Provincial Championships is happening from June 11-12, 2011.

Location: BC Institute of Technology (BCIT) (3700 Willingdon Avenue, Burnaby, BC) -- located in Student Recreation Centre Gymnasium, building SE16

Requirements: You must have a current, validated CFF licence (or equivalent, e.g. USFA, FIE) in order to compete any events. Full fencing uniforms, including plastrons, are required in all events. Electric foil bibs are required in sanctioned foil events only (senior, junior, cadet). Non-sanctioned events (Y-12, Y-14, novice, veteran) will not be fenced with electric foil bibs.

Entry fees:
Administration fee: $25 (separate from event fee)

Event fee:
$25 per sanctioned event (senior, junior, cadet)
$15 per unsanctioned event (Y-12, Y-14, novice, veteran)
$30 per team (whole team)

For more details including schedule, registration and fees, please go here:

Pre-registration ends June 8, 2011. Please register early to avoid late fees.

For beginners with a CFF licence - there is a Novice Men's & Women's Foil event! If you would like to compete, you will need a CFF licence to enter!

Note that there are
TEAM EVENTS!!! We are looking for fencers to be a part of the UBC Team! If you are interested, please contact us on which weapon(s) you will be fencing in.

May 02, 2011

Fence-A-Thon - June 4-5, 2011

Capital City Fencers' Club is hosting their annual fencing tournament, Fence-A-Thon, from June 4-5, 2011.

Fence-A-Thon is a charity event, and all money raised goes straight to the BC Cancer Foundation. Last year, the tournament raised over $3000 between about 30 participants. Fencers competing in this tournament are looking for donations (a pledge form available via email upon request, our club has a copy) which can be printed off and filled up by your fencers.

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

Men's and Women's Epee
Men's and Women's Foil
Men's and Women's Sabre

Tournament starts at 7:00 pm, followed by a midnight feast and then continued fencing throughout the night until 7:00 am!

Fee: $20 per event

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

Registration deadline is June 3 at midnight.

More details can be found here: