Regional Senior Championships and GB Cup Qualifier

West Midlands Senior Regional Championships 2024
and GB Cup Qualifier


The Senior Championships is the same as previous years and includes the GB Cup* as part of the event. ALL seniors can take part, whether they are eligible for the GB Cup or not. This is first and foremost a Seniors Event!

The GB Cup

This is British Fencing’s annual national tournament for intermediate regional fencers, fashioned on the BYC model. There will be no fee for the qualifiers from 2024, as this will be met by the West Midlands Region Fencing.  Finals date and venue to be confirmed by British Fencing.

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Date: Saturday 24th February 2024

Weapons/Gender: Men’s & Ladies Foil, Men’s & Ladies Epee, Men’s & Ladies Sabre.

Venue:  Everyone Active, Athletics & Tennis Centre, Solihull B91 1NB (map)

Entry fee: £30 per person for one weapon.

Closing date for entries: Wednesday 21st February at 23:59
Entries received after the closing date may be accepted, please contact the organisers for confirmation. Late entries will be charged an additional £20 per person.

Check-in Times:
Men’s Epee – 11.00
Women’s Epee – 11.15
Men’s and Women’s Sabre – 11.25
Men’s and Women’s Foil – 13.30
NB: If pistes are free and all fencers are present, the foil may start earlier than scheduled.

Competition regulations: The competition is open to fencers over 13 years old as of the day of the event. Who live, fence, study, work or were born in the West Midlands. Compete level BFA membership will be required. All fencing clothing and equipment must comply with BFA regulations.

Car Parking
There is onsite parking at the leisure centre, although this can get busy at times. There are several car parks in local proximity with a short walk to the leisure centre. TICKET MACHINES ARE CASH ONLY!

*GB Cup Qualifying Rules (tbc)

      1. Be aged 16 or over on 1 January 2024.
      2. Be ranked outside of the top 50 of National Senior rankings in their weapon for Women’s Foil, Epee, Sabre and Men’s Sabre and top 80 for Men’s Foil and Epee as at 1 January 2024.
      3. Have never been selected by BF, Home Nation or other National equivalents to represent their Nation at any level (including GB, Home Nations or other National equivalents).
      4. Have never medalled at a Senior Open event.
      5. Have a valid BF Membership (Recreational level or higher).
      6. Fencers may only enter the Regional event in the Region they have specified on their British Fencing Membership.
      7. Fencers may only fence in one qualifying event per season.
      8. Fencers must be UK residents.

British Fencing full GB Cup 2024 details.