19th October 2011
International Youth Fencing – Official Clothing 2011
New British Fencing clothing for youth squads and teams will be supplied by Kit Locker following the completion of the tender process. These new items can now be bought online at: www.britishfencingstore.com
Cadet Squads for International selection events
The cadet development and competition programme is now part of the National Academy to fit in with British Fencing’s long-term athlete development priorities. Cadets are, therefore, selected as the British Fencing National Academy and are eligible to wear the new National Academy squad clothing. (These are not compulsory for this season, 2011-12) Tracksuit, T-shirt, hoodie, shorts
GBR Cadet teams for European and World Championships
Cadets selected for British teams will be eligible to wear the GBR team tracksuit – compulsory and provided by British Fencing .
GBR Tracksuit, GBR T-shirt
Junior Squads for International selection events
Only juniors who are selected for the nominated Junior World Cups are eligible to wear the Junior squad clothing (not compulsory for this season).
BF Hoodie, T-shirt, navy tracksuit trousers (as for senior team)
GBR Junior teams for European and World Championships
Juniors selected for British teams will be eligible to wear the GBR team tracksuit – compulsory and provided by British Fencing.
GBR Tracksuit, GBR T-shirt (GBR Cadet teams and all juniors and seniors will have the same navy trousers)
British stripes on clothing, name and GBR on back
These identify the fencers by name and nationality, therefore there is no restriction on who can wear them.
GBR stripes should be sewn on as follows:-
Epee, full length, both legs and back arm
Foil, full length, both legs and both arms
Sabre, full length, both legs
International Youth Committee