Commonwealth Junior and Cadet Fencing Championships 2015

This event is scheduled for 10th – 17th July 2015, to be held in the Western Cape Province of South Africa.  The official announcement and more details can be found here: http://www.commonwealthfencing.org/junior.html .  There will be both individual and team events at both age groups.

 

Scotland Junior Team Selection Criteria:

The primary tool for selection for the Junior Championships will be the GB Junior ranking list at 1st April 2015.  The top 3 Scots on the GB rankings for each weapon will be automatically selected, provided that they are in the top 75% of those fencers with points on that ranking.

The final 2 places (or more if there are not 3 Scots in the top 75% with points) will be selected with reference to the GB Junior and Cadet rankings and any other information considered relevant by the Performance Committee.

 

Scotland Cadet Team Selection Criteria:

The primary tool for selection for the Cadet Championships will be the GB Cadet ranking list at 1st April 2015.  The top 3 Scots on the respective GB rankings will be automatically selected, provided that they are in the top 75% of those fencers with points on that ranking.

The final 2 places (or more if there are not 3 Scots in the top 75% with points) will be selected with reference to the GB Junior and Cadet rankings and any other information considered relevant by the Performance Committee.

Up to 5 fencers can be selected for each of the 12 teams.

 

Anyone who is unable to compete in a competition which they feel will adversely affect their ranking due to injury or illness must inform the Youth Manager within 3 weeks of that competition taking place.