CLFC organises internal end of term competitions for both foil and épée, keep an eye out for infomation in the News & Events page. Or sign up to the newletter using the box in above.
In order to compete outside of the club, you will need to register with the British Fencing Association. This is compulsory for those wishing to compete at Open competitions, and you will need to arrange this yourself by following this link. If you have any problems registering, please call British Fencing on 020 8742 3032.
There is a wide range of events covering all weapons all across the UK. You can find the competition calendar via this link.
Children's competitions are organised aroudn four different age groups. Currently they are:
U9 - Born 2007/08
U11 - 2005/06
U13 - 2003/04
U15 - 2001/02
The two main competitions for children are called Leon Paul Junior Series (LPJS) and Elite Epee Junior Series (EEJS).
Leon Paul Junior Series offer a range of competitions starting in January and finishing in December every year. Each competition gives points to the fencers, depending on their ranking. The top fencers at the end of the year are offered an equipment prize. Click here for the calendar.
Elite Epee Junior Series also offer a range of competitions, however this series begins in October and ends in July. Each competition gives points to the fencers, depending on their ranking. The last event is the final for the top 8 fencers in each age group.
CLFC only provides fencing kit for children for club sessions, not for competitions. Below is a list of equipment required that you will need to purchase for competitions. A complete set of kit for a competition includes (starting from the feet and working up):
- Long white socks
- Breeches (350 Newtons)
- Under Plastron (350 Newtons for U9, 11 and 13; 800 Newtons for U15 and U17)
- Chest protector (required for girls, and many boys also wear them)
- Fencing jacket (350 Newtons)
- Body wire
- Electric epee
- Membership card of BF (British Fencing)