Youth Team Foil & Sabre 2019

When:
20/10/2019 all-day
2019-10-20T00:00:00+01:00
2019-10-21T00:00:00+01:00
Where:
One Leisure
Saint Ives PE27 6WU
UK
Cost:
£60
Contact:
Alison Beard

Age Groups: U12 – 2007/8/9, U14 – 2005/6, U16 – 2003/4
Entry Fee: £60 per team. Teams may consist of mixed gender and mixed fencers from clubs across the region (this includes fencers from Eastern region clubs who have fencers linked to neighbouring regions)
Eligibility – You must be a member of British Fencing Eastern Region, please check your membership details through Sport80. All fencers must have a ‘COMPETE’ membership. Membership will be validated by organisers
Closing Date: Wednesday 16th October 2019

Equipment: All events are electric.
ALL WEAPONS: A minimum standard of 350N/CEN1 mask with back strap, jacket and breeches for all ages and a plastron of 350N/CEN1 for U12/U14 and 800N/CEN2 for U16 is obligatory, as are long socks pulled up so there is no gap between socks and breeches. Chest guards under the plastron are mandatory for girls.
Foil: Lame foil bibs with connecting straight wire are compulsory for U16 and may be used for U12/U14 but are not obligatory. U12/U14 – maximum blade size 3, U16 – blade size 5 or smaller
Sabre: U12/U14 – maximum blade size 2, U16 – blade size 5 or smaller. 800N/CEN2 gloves obligatory for U16 Sabre.

Entries: Please complete the attached entry form and send with cheque to:
Ali Beard, 3 Owens View, Bengeo, Hertford, SG14 3FG

The preferred entry method is the scanned form by email to youthdev@bfaeastern.org with a bank transfer payment to:
Account name: BFA Eastern Region
Account code: 90009954
Sort Code: 20-44-51
Reference: teamname/age group/weapon ie. DragonsU16Foil

Format:
1 round of poules
U12 – 27 hit relay (3 hits/2 min bouts)
U14/U16 – 45 hit relay (5 hits/3 min bouts)
No 3rd place fence off this year

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