BYC Epee Qualifiers – event email

Thank you for entering our event and we hope you are looking forward to fencing this Sunday 30th January.

Before attending please ensure you have completed your pre-event health questionnaire, which should be completed in the preceding 24 hours to your arrival at the event, i.e. Saturday 29th January.

Complete your pre-event health questionnaire here:

Key Reminders:

    • Withdrawals – Fencers can withdraw up to 12noon the day before the competition by emailing
      On the day withdrawals can be done via phoning – 07961 437327
    • All fencers must wear the correct kit as per British Fencing rules.
    • There will not be an Armoury service at this event. Therefore, you should arrive with sufficient working equipment and be able to make own personal repairs where possible.
    • COVID-19 Mitigation measures are in place
    • There is limited space in the main hall for fencers and their kit with very little spectator access or viewing.
    • Face Coverings are to be worn inside the venue (unless exempt)
    • There will be Field of Play restrictions, to limit the number of people piste side i.e. one piste side supporter per athlete from the DE stages and no coaching allowed during the poules.
    • No handshaking/elbow touching – replaced with salutes on the on-guard line

Further information on the event can be found below and here

If you have any questions, please email

Yours in Fencing

Peter James
West Midlands Region Fencing

Referee Course – Epee Level 2
We are running an Epee Level 2 Referee Course as part of our event. More details can be found here, if you would like to become an epee referee.

Check-in Closures
Junior Epee:
09:00 – U12 & U14 Boys
09:30 – U12 & U14 Girls
11:30 – U16 & U18 Boys and Girls

Competition format
One round of poules, everyone promoted to Direct Elimination (U12 to 10 hits, everyone else 15 hits in the DE’s).
DE Timings: 10 hits 2-1-2-1-2; 15 hits 3-1-3-1-3.

You can follow the competition, see which piste you’re on, poules, tableaux, DEs and results online.

Car Parking
There is onsite parking at the school.

Open Sunday from 8.00am to 4.00pm