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BYC Qualifiers

Regions will only hold qualifers for BYCs if there are sufficient entries. 

East Region - organiser is Don McKenzie. There is likely to be qualifiers - details to follow; qualifiers are normally held in March

 

Richard Gardner - Memorial Notice

Scottish Fencing is sad to announce that Richard Gardner, Team member at the 1986 Commonwealth Fencing Championships, passed away suddenly last week.

Richard was Scottish Junior Champion and fenced at Edinburgh University Fencing Club and Lothian Fencing Club. He will be well known within the Scottish fencing community.

For anyone wishing to attend the funeral this is on 30 October 3.15pm at Warriston Crematorium, Edinburgh.

2019 Scottish Fencing AGM

Notice of Annual General Meeting of Scottish Fencing Ltd

To be held at National Sports Training Centre Inverclyde, Burnside Road, Largs, KA30 8RW at 16.00  on Saturday 30 November 2019.

Agenda

2019 Highland Open - report by Elgin Duellists

The Highland Open Fencing Tournament 2019 and Scottish Team Selection for 

Elgin Duellist Callum Sutherland

Elgin High School was the venue for the UK’s most northerly open fencing tournament last weekend (28 & 29 September) when over 100 competitors from fencing clubs as far afield as Shetland, Orkney and Hamburg competed for the Highland Open Men’s & Women’s Foil, Epee and Sabre titles.

Mental Health Awareness Workshop - October 23rd, 2019

Scottish Fencing are delighted to be working in partnership with Just Fun Activities to deliver Mental Health Awareness Workshops for our members.

 

The physical, mental and emotional well-being of all our members is deeply important to us, and to our clubs. To supplement the great work being done in First Aid and Child Protection courses, we are delighted to be offering these new workshops.

 

2019 Senior Five Nations - Selection

This year Fencing Ireland are hosting the Senior Five Nations at The Sports Hall, Dublin City University, Glasnevin, Dublin 9 on 23 November 2019.

Scottish Fencing are currently inviting the five top ranked fencers in each weapon to represent Scotland. (using the August 2019 British Fencing ranking lists).

Swordmark Announcement - Orkney Fencing Club

Congratulations to Orkney Fencing Club, who have achieved Scottish Fencing Swordmark "Advanced" status!

 

Role Models - Mhairi McLaughlin

During June, sportscotland are celebrating Role Models and the impact that they can have on their sport and wider community. At Scottish Fencing, we understand that there are many people throughout our community that act as role models to their peers. Today, we bring you Mhairi's story...

 

 

Role Models - Tom Hoffmann

During June, sportscotland are celebrating Role Models and the impact that they can have on their sport and wider community. At Scottish Fencing, we understand that there are many people throughout our community that act as role models to their peers. Today, we bring you Tom's story...

 

 

 

2019 Youth Home Nations

The next Youth Home Nations is in Dublin 29 and 30 June. This is a big shout out to our squad of fencers on their selection to fence for Scotland. The individual event is on the Saturday and the team event is Sunday. Good luck to all!

Men's Epee

Calum McGhee

Isaac McKerr

Oran McKenna

Dylan Morrison

Men's Foil

Jaimie Cook

Rhys Barbour

Angus Crawford

Dylan Roberts 

Nye Ulferts-kilpatrick

Men's Sabre

Rory Morrison

Sam Freeman

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