British Youth Championship Qualifiers 2024

If you are under 18 and you live or fence in the West Midlands, you can come and fence with some of the best youth fencers in the region in foil, epee and sabre. Those finishing in the top 8 in 16 in each category will have a guaranteed opportunity to represent the West Midlands region at the National Finals of the British Youth Championship (BYC) on 4th-6th May 2024 at the EIS Sheffield (tbc). Further fencers may also be eligible to fence at the nationals, depending on the number of entries. So for your chance to fence at the nationals and to have a great day of fencing, enter the regional qualifiers!

You will need to enter and pay for each event you want to participate in separately.

Check your regional affiliation before you enter and pay for your event.

Sunday 4th February 2024 – Packwood Haugh School, Shrewsbury

Sunday 25th February 2024 – Tudor Grange Leisure Centre, Solihull

Sunday 18th February 2024 – King Edward VI School, Stratford-upon-Avon

Entry fee per weapon: £30.00 (late entry +£20)
N.B Under 10 Entry fee only = £15.00 and the entry age is only this 3 year window

Competition format: One round of poules, everyone promoted to Direct Elimination.

Requirements: BFA ‘Compete’ level membership (will be checked online) will be required. It is recommended that fencers join the BFA online.  All fencing clothing and equipment must comply with BFA regulations (see guidelines).

Fencers must wear full kit including breeches and long socks.

Anyone who can help referee will be greatly appreciated. Please let us know when you check-in.