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Events

NB Epee and Foil Circuit #1

Location:

Alberta Alumni Recreation Gym

Richard J. Currie Center, UNB Fredericton 21 Peter Kelly Dr, Fredericton, NB E3B 1Y7

UNB Fredericton 21 Peter Kelly Dr,

Fredericton, NB E3B 1Y7

General Inquiries: fencing@unb.ca

Registration: https://goo.gl/forms/g2dLLwV7VOge4q4Y2

Day Event Birth Year Check-in Close CFF Sanctioning
Saturday Junior/Open Foil Any 8:45 AM Yes
Junior/Open Épée 1998 or Later 12:30 PM Yes

Overlapping Events: No events will overlap at this tournament. Fencers are able to register in whatever events they prefer.

Format: Open events will be run with a single round of pools followed by a direct elimination round. All pool bouts will be to five touches or three minutes. Elimination bouts will be to fifteen touches over a maximum of three, three-minute rounds. If there are six or more Juniors registered for an Open event, a second tableau will be run for the Juniors in addition to the normal Open tableau.

Entry Fee: 20$ per event (NOTE: There is no additional cost for the Junior events)
Payment can be made at check-in time by cash or cheque.
Cheques should be made payable to the UNB Fencing Club

Registration Deadline: 10:00pm October 18th, 2017
Registrations made after the registration deadline will be subject to a one-time 10$ administration fee.

Social Event: There will be a board game social event held between 6:00pm and 10:00pm. This event is free for tournament participants.
Registration: To register, simply fill out the online registration form at the tournament website (https://goo.gl/forms/g2dLLwV7VOge4q4Y2) or send an email to fencing@unb.ca with the following registration details: Fencer Name, CFF Number, Year of Birth, Club, and Events. Please bring a completed copy of the tournament waiver to the event and submit it to the registrar at check-in.

Membership: All participants must hold a valid CFF license as of October 18th, 2017.

CFF Ranking: Only events with six or more competitors can be submitted for CFF Ranking. If there are six or more competitors of each gender, CFF Ranked events will be run separately for each gender. Other events will be run as mixed- gender events.

Equipment: This competition will be run in accordance with current FIE regulations.

  • A fencing sous-plastron is required.
  • Female competitors must wear a breast protector.
  • Fencing breaches or pants must cover at least below the knees and be constructed of sturdy material. No “tear-aways” or oven pockets.
  • A fencing jacket that overlaps the pants or breeches, as well as a glove with a gauntlet that covers the base of the jacket sleeve is required.
  • Knee-high socks must be worn with fencing breeches.
  •  “Non-marking”, indoor sneakers are required.

Electric weapons, bodycords, electric jackets, masks, and manchettes are required depending on the weapon category. The armourer of the competition reserves the right to check bodycords, masks, manchettes, and electric jackets for conductivity and bar the use of equipment that does not meet current CFF/FIE conductivity requirements.
Mask and bodycord checks must be completed prior to competing.

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Hokkaido Cup

DATE: October 21st - October 22nd 2017

EVENTS:

U17: Men's Epee, Women's Epee

U20: Men's Epee, Women's Epee

Senior: Men's Epee, Women's Epee

Veterans: Men's Epee, Women's Epee

VENUE:

107-33 McKenzie Cresent County
Red deer, Alberta T4S 2H4
Canada

CONTACT:

http://red-deer-fencing-club.com

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Epee and Foil Training Camp

DATE:
Oct. 22, 2017, 9am-4pm

VENUE:

Alberta Alumni Recreation Gym Richard J. Currie Centre, University of New Brunswick
15 Peter Kelly Dr., Fredericton, NB

FENB would like to invite you to participate in an Epee and Foil Training Camp aimed at developing athletes in the Learn to Train and Train to Train stages of the LTAD. The level of the camp is aimed at fencers working on Orange and Green level skills. Those at the Orange level will find that the camp offers an excellent opportunity to acquire advanced skills, and those at the Green level will be able to consolidate their skills.

In Epee, the training camp will be led by Rick Gosselin with David Themens as assistant coach. Rick is an NCCP level 3 coach who served as the Epee coach of Team NB at the 1995-2007 Canada Games. Rick is currently the head coach at the Fundy Fencing Club in Saint John, NB, and David Themens is the advanced Epee coach at the UNB Fencing Club.

In Foil, the training camp will be led by David Collins, with Diane Raiche-Philips and Elena Redkina as assistant coaches. David Collins is a Junior medalist at the National level, a double gold medalist at the Ontario University Athletics

Championships, and has been the assistant Foil coach for the Brock University Fencing Team. David Collins is currently the advanced foil coach at Fundy Fencing, and Diane and Elena coach at the Escrime K.V. Fencing Club.

The FENB AGM will be held during the camp lunch break. Lunch will be provided for FENB members.

SCHEDULE:

Time

Activity

9:00-9:10

Warm-up

9:10-9:25

Footwork

9:30-9:50

Distance Exercises

9:50-10:50

Technical Drills

10:20-10:50

Bouting

11:00-13:00

FENB AGM and Lunch

13:00-13:30

Rules and Intro to Refereeing

13:30-13:40

Warm-up

13:40-14:00

Footwork

14:00-14:45

Technical Drills

14:45-16:00

Directed Bouting

 

COST: 20$ for FENB members, 30$ for others. Payment may be made by cash or cheque the day of the event.

The deadline for registration is Wed., Oct 18th . You can register online here.

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