News

Alan Loveland thanked for his service to Scottish Fencing

Alan Loveland, who retired as Scottish Fencing's administrator at the end of 2014, received a pocket watch at this year's Scottish Open.  The watch was presented by SF President Chris Hyde and is a token of the board's appreciation for the 10 years of dedicated service that Alan provided. 

Veterans Home International 2015 - Team Selection

Congratulations to the following fencers on being selected to represent Scotland at the forthcoming Veterans Home Nations event to be held at the Welsh Institute of Sport in Cardiff on the 18/19 April.

 

Men's Epee

  • John Chalmers
  • Ruadh Drummond
  • Hugh Kernohan (Captain)
  • Mike McEwan
 

Women's Epee

  • Karen Grant (Captain)
  • Maggie Tait
  • Lorna Smith

 

Men's Foil

Scottish Fencing AGM 2015

The AGM of Scottish Fencing will be held at Caledonia House, 1 Redheughs Rigg, South Gyle, Edinburgh EH12 9DQ at 1400 on 7thFebruary 2015.  An agenda and appropriate papers have been sent to members and clubs by email.  If you believe you are eligible to attend and vote at the AGM and you have not received the papers, please contact Liz Anderson at the SF office as soon as possible.

Youth Development Series: Round 2 Reminder

There is still time to enter Round 2 of the Youth Development Series, organised by the Foundation for Scottish Fencing. The competition is in Edinburgh at Broughton High School over the weekend 6/7 December.

Full information is available in our Events section.

Salle Ossian Awards

The attached PDF contains information about a system of awards offered by Salle Ossian. The closing date for applications is Friday 19 December 2014.

Salle Ossian is a charity dedicated to providing equipment, coaching and facilities to promote the the olympic sport of fencing. It operates primarily in Perthshire Scotland.


 

Secondary Schools Individual Championships

Full details and an antry form are now available: see our Calendar section for the month of November.

The Stirling Sword

Further details of the "Stirling Sword" team and individual competitions are now available here.

There is also a Facebook page here.

Email to stirlingsword@gmail.com to obtain an entry form and/or a poster to announce the competition in your club.

U15 Selection Round 1 Challenge Wratislavia

The venue for the selection competition on 1 November is now confirmed as Dunfermline High School.

ENTRY IS NOW CLOSED

 

Scottish Fencing invites you to enter the Scottish International Under 15 Selection Event 1 

Foil, Epee & Sabre on Saturday 1st November 2014

Venue:  Dunfermline High School , Jennie Rennies Road, Dunfermline, KY11 3BQ 

Background

Scottish Open: change of date

The 2015 Scottish Open Fencing Tournament will now take place on the weekend 24-25 January 2015, not on 3-4 January as was previously announced. Further details will appear soon.

U15 Selection Challenge Wratislavia

Attention Scottish U15 Fencers!

The first selection event for the Scotland U15 squad to fence at Challenge Wratislavia in Poland next year will take place on Saturday 1st November.  Please keep this day free if you want to qualify for the National U15 squad - details and entry forms will be circulated in the next few days.  Keep watching the website for updates.

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