CMW Epee Final Email

CMW Epee Championships

Thank you for entering our event and we hope you are looking forward to fencing this Sunday 14th November.

Before attending please ensure you have completed your pre-event health questionnaire, which should be completed in the preceding 24 hours to your arrival at the event, i.e. Saturday 13th November.

Complete your pre-event health questionnaire here:

Key Reminders:

      • Withdrawals – Fencers can withdraw up to 12noon the day before the competition by emailing
        On the day withdrawals can be done via phoning – 07967 267663
      • All fencers must wear the correct kit as per British Fencing rules.
      • There will be an Armoury service at this event. However, you should arrive with sufficient working equipment and be able to make own personal repairs where possible.
      • COVID-19 Mitigation measures are in place
      • There is limited space in the main hall for fencers and their kit with very little spectator access or viewing.
      • Face Coverings are to be worn inside the venue (unless exempt)
      • There will be Field of Play restrictions, to limit the number of people piste side i.e. one piste side supporter per athlete from the DE stages and no coaching allowed during the poules. 
      • People will be reminded not to shout.
      • Spectators are encouraged to clap at the end of each bout to acknowledge the athletes performances.
      • No handshaking/elbow touching – replaced with salutes on the on-guard line
      • Remembrance Sunday – we will stop fencing at 11am for the 1 minute silence

Further information on the event can be found below and here

If you have any questions, please email

Yours in Fencing

Richard Burn
CMW Epee Championships

Referee Course – Epee Level 2
We are running an Epee Level 2 Referee Course as part of our event. More details can be found here, if you would like to become an epee referee.

Check-in Closures
Junior Epee:
U9 – 09.30 | U11 – 10.00
U13 – 09.45 | U15 – 09.30

Senior Epee:
Women – 14.00 (revised time)
Men – 14.30 (revised time)
(Senior events will follow immediately after the U13s and U15s finals.)

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.

You can follow the competition, see which piste you’re on, poules, tableaux, DEs and results online.

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.

Open Sunday from 8.00am to 4.00pm

Excalibur Sports
We’re very grateful to Excalibur Sports for sponsoring our medals this year. They will have their fencing shop at our event, should you be looking for new kit or Christmas presents. Order online for collection at the event.

This event is organised and run by Cocks Moors Woods Fencing Club, a member of British Fencing (number 109708). Event licence number 37839.