Southern Fencing Region (formerly known as “Southern Section”) represents the fencing communities of Hampshire, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire and Wiltshire within England Fencing and British Fencing, and ultimately, within the world fencing organisation, Federation Internationale d’Escrime
Southern Fencing holds regional competitions and organises training for fencers, referees and armourers, along with child protection and other relevant issues.
It is a non-profit making organisation, governed by its members, through a committee elected/confirmed annually by an AGM.
Look out for updates from around the region on the news page and on twitter @SouthernFencing
Date: 9th June
Venue: Prince’s Mead School, Worthy Park House,
Kings Worthy, Winchester SO21 1AN
Online Entry: http://www.southernfencing.org.uk/contacts/southern-regional-hub-entry
All coaches are welcome to attend to support fencers/observe/assist (no charge)
Date: May 12th
There is a Coach Education day on this day at St Gabriel’s School, Newbury.
In the morning a Guest attendance by Margaret Nolan who will address Coaches and Club Representatives on the future development of Regions and British Fencing’s participation in this. She will also be discussing relevant funding avenues for both clubs and coaches.
In the afternoon, we are hoping to have Peter Wright to give a Sabre Coach Ed session to the coaches from 1pm-5pm
There is no cost for the Coach Ed day.
Date: 12th May 2013
Venue: University of Reading, SportsPark
Novice foil 9:00 check in, 9:30 start.
1 Round of Poules and DE
Adult foil 12:30 check in, 13:00 start.
1 Round of Poules and DE
- For online entry click here (Late entry closes 4pm Friday 10th May)
A Southern Fencing Region Novice is defined as aged 15 plus on 1/1/13, fenced for less than 4yrs and, if competed nationally, with national ranking of no better than 100, and no better than last 4 of region/county foil.
Please can clubs provide boxes for the day. We will need eight boxes to
ensure smooth running of the event.
We will need some referees for the Novice. If you are entering the
Senior event, please let the organisers know if you are willing to
preside the Novice event.
The senior event will be self presiding
Club organisers and coaches:
The novice is a friendly event and it is a good opportunity for
beginners/novices to get more experience fencing different opponents in
a more competitive environment.
Please encourage your less experienced fencers to attend the Novice
event. Support your fencers by ensuring that they are fully equipped
with two working foils and spare body wire (or can borrow from
For details on recent kit recalls and previous BFA notices on fencing kit please read the information page here