GB Men’s and Women’s Sabre squad that is selected for the JWC event in Sosnowiec, Poland.
PLEASE ENSURE YOU READ THIS POST AND COMPLETE EVERYTHING THAT IS REQUIRED
Competition Date: 2nd, 3rd and 4th December 2022
Deadline to accept the invitation and make full payment on Sport80: 13:00 on Monday, the 7th November 2022
Competition details (Reglements). Please make sure you read the invitation as this event is happening over 3 days, rather than the usual 2 days.
Once you have booked your flights please complete the travel and emergency form.
Please only contact the organisers regarding booking accommodation and transfers if the organisers are offering this service. Please do not contact the organisers for any other queries. For all other queries please contact Shelley Robinson or other BF Staff using the Contact Form
Bethany Brierley – accepted
Lexie Craze – accepted
Melissa Jane – accepted
Nicole Saunders – accepted
Amy Westwell – accepted
Folayemi Akinyosoye – accepted
Samuel Allen – accepted
Elliott Baxter – accepted
Louis Bedford – accepted
Max Cromie – accepted
Thomas Heath – accepted
Ethan Hilton – accepted
Ian Ho – accepted
Darcy Holdsworth – accepted
Henry Martin – accepted
Rory McLellan – accepted
Roman Norris – accepted
FIE Licence – you need a licence to compete
From 1st August 2022, you must apply for the FIE licence through the British Fencing Membership Portal.
Please go to bf.sport80.com – log in using your membership login details; click on the Licences tab and follow the directions for an FIE licence.
Vienna House Easy Katowice
Official transfers are available for this event, which will be booked by BF
FIE COVID Testing Rules
The FIE still have COVID rules in place for the FIE events.
BF COVID instructions for the above test
As the cost of travel and accommodation have increased due to the current climate we have had to increase the travel and administration costs to reflect this.
Athletes that breach BF Codes of Conduct risk becoming ineligible for future financial subsidies and may be required to refund any grants and subsidies.
All selections are subject to possession of a British passport/certificate of British Citizenship.
A selection email from Sport80 will follow this post within 24 hours. Please note all places must be accepted within 48 hours of notification from the BF membership platform (Sport80) unless notified otherwise.
All BF Codes of Conduct apply to athletes, parents, coaches and officials and attention are drawn in particular to the Code of Conduct for Youth Events.
ADP Coaches and Staff
Pat Aiyenuro – Team Manager
Niki Dinev – Coach
Balazs Kurucz – Coach
Accredited Personal Coaches
If you wish to apply to attend in the capacity of a personal coach you must register in advance with BF. Personal Coaches must apply for accreditation to each event using the following form. As a reminder, personal coaches must not coach against fellow GBR fencers during international competitions.
All coaches, including personal coaches, must be on the BF Coaching Register.
Kit and Equipment
Please check to make sure you meet the FIE requirements. Further information can be found here – https://www.britishfencing.com/gbr-fencing/fie-and-efc-equipment-rules/
If you have any queries regarding how the selection is made please ensure you have carefully read the selection policy that can be found here. This policy will also help you understand who you need to contact in the event you think there has been an error in rankings or applying the policy.
If you have any queries regarding why you have not been selected for a discretionary place you should speak to the ADP Lead Coach in your weapon. Please ensure that you have your Athlete Development Profile available and shared with the ADP Lead Coach in advance for that discussion. To book a discussion with an ADP Coach please email your Athlete Development Profile along with details regarding the specific selection you wish to discuss to [email protected].
The BF Appeal Policy and Procedure published here sets out the framework process that will be followed. Athletes have two (2) working days to submit their notices of appeal.
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