Epee Championships

Cocks Moors Woods Épée Championships 2024

Sunday 17th November 2024
Tudor Grange Leisure Centre
Blossomfield Road
Solihull, B91 1NB

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Morning Session:
Boys and Girls
• U9 (Born 2015, 2016, 2017) – Epee Size 0
• U11 (Born 2013, 2014) – Epee Size 2
• U13 (Born 2011, 2012) – Epee Size 2
• U15 (Born 2009, 2010) – Epee Size 5
Entries will be capped to help manage the event and make it run smoothly.
England Fencing Youth Selection Event U14s All fencers with birth years 2011/2012 (U13s). We do not support fencing-up in any age group.
U14 Ranking and Selection Document for 2023.
Afternoon Session:
Senior Men’s and Women’s Epee Open
Minimum age 13 years old as at 17th Nov 2024.  The day is in two halves with the juniors in the morning and the seniors open in the afternoon. Ideally suited for fencers new to fencing competitions as well as the regular competition goer.

Fencers aged over 13 years old (as at 17.11.2024) have the choice of doing either the juniors, seniors or both.

22 Carpet pistes. Entries will be capped to help manage the event and make it run smoothly. Fencers may need to self-referee in poules and early DE fights.

Competition formats One round of poules, everyone promoted to Direct Elimination (U9, U11, U13 to 10 hits, everyone else 15 hits in the DE’s).
DE Timings: 10 hits 2-1-2-1-2; 15 hits 3-1-3-1-3.
Check-in Closures Junior Epee:
• U9 – 09.15
• U11 – 09.30
• U13 – 08.30
• U15 – 08.30
Senior Epee:
• Women – 13.00
• Men – 13.30
(Senior events will follow immediately after the U13s and U15s finals.)
Entry Fees • Junior AM £25.00
• Senior PM £30.00
• AM and PM £45.00
(late entry +£20 at organiser’s discretion)
Closing Date 23:59 Sunday 10th November 2024
Ranking The senior events will be British Fencing Ranking events. The £3 Ranking Event  Levy imposed by British Fencing is included in your entry fee. We will use ranking from British Fencing and England Fencing.
Referees We are looking for level 2 and above epee referees to help us this year. Further details including remunerations, can be found HERE.
Referee Course As part of our commitment to improve fencers and encourage the introduction of referees, we will be running a level 2 epee referee course in conjunction with this event. You may be required to referee until the conclusion of the event.
NB: It is not possible for applicants to enter the fencing competition and do the course, as time is required to assess throughout the day.
Requirements BFA ‘Compete’ level membership will be required. Fencers will need to join online at BritishFencing.com. Age group fencers may only enter in their year of birth age group category as shown above. Entries will be capped to assist with the management and smooth running of the event.
Your kit should comply with British Fencing’s current guidelines. A summary can be found here.
Cancellations and Refunds
Fencers cancelling before the closing date will be refunded less non-recoverable costs (approx. £3). Cancellations after the closing date will not be refunded. If it is necessary to cancel the event, entry fees will be refunded less non-recoverable costs.
International Visitor Fencers
Please ensure you obtain a temporary British Fencing membership number to complete in our event. If you do not hold a current British Fencing membership number, you will not be permitted to compete.
Full details here>>> 
Car Parking
There is onsite parking at the leisure centre, although this can get busy at times. There are several car parks in local proximity with a short walk to the leisure centre.
Car Park Charges
Parking is free on Sunday up to 3 hours. Over 3 hours a charge of £4.00 applies. Get your ticket on arrival. CASH ONLY MACHINES!
Travel by Train
Solihull Train Station is a stones through from the leisure centre, on the other side of the road. Trains travelling from London to Birmingham regularly stop at Solihull. Full details of times, costs and booking can be found with The Trainline.com.
Café Enjoy a variety of hot and cold food and drinks from the onsite café.
Opening Hours 08:00-16:00.
Cocks Moors Woods Fencing Club and Everyone Active Solihull accepts no responsibility for lose, damage or theft of kit and equipment howsoever caused.

Map for Tudor Grange Leisure Centre, Blossomfield Road, Solihull, B91 1NB

Excalibur Sports
Excalibur Sports Fencing Shop will be at our event

British Fencing Event Licence ID:  #39221

Cocks Moors Woods Fencing Club is an affiliated
member of British Fencing number 109708.