Epee Championships

Sunday 20th November 2022 (tbc)
Venue: Tudor Grange Leisure Centre
Blossomfield Road
Solihull, B91 1NB

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Morning – Boys and Girls
U9 (Born 2013, 2014, 2015) – Epee Size 0
U11 (Born 2011, 2012) – Epee Size 2
U13 (Born 2009, 2010) – Epee Size 2
U15 (Born 2007, 2008) – Epee Size 5
(Fencers may only enter in the years and age groups displayed above)

England Youth U13 Selection Ranking Event (tbc)

Afternoon – Senior Men’s and Women’s Epee Open

Minimum age 13 years old as at 20th Nov 2022. 

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 20.11.2022) have the choice of doing either the juniors, seniors or both. 20 Carpet pistes. Entries may be capped to manage the event. Fencers may need to self-referee in poules and early DE fights.

Competition format: 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 – 09.45 | U11 – 10.00
U13 – 09.30 | U15 – 09.30

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 £47.50*
(late entry +£20 at organiser’s discretion)

Closing Date
23:59 Wednesday 13th November 2022

*The senior events will be British Fencing Ranking events with fees including their £5 levy. We will use ranking from British Fencing, LPJS and previous events.

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.

Requirements: BFA ‘Compete’ level membership will be required. This will be checked on-line prior to the competition, so any late entrants will be required to provide paper evidence of membership. Fencers will need to join online at BritishFencing.com. All fencing clothing and equipment must comply with BFA regulations.  Age group fencers may only enter in their year of birth age group category.

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>>>

How to enter



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.

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

British Fencing Event Licence ID:  TBC

Cocks Moors Woods Fencing Club is a member of the
British Fencing number 109708.