28/01/2022- University Fencing


Following on from the Success in 2019-20, the BUCS Regional Fencing Series is back and consists of five regional events across the country, designed to provide student fencers of all abilities the chance to refine their skills, have fun and compete against other students of a similar level.

The events will offer three different grades for each weapon, giving all fencers an appropriate level of bout based on their experience of fencing.

For full information including entry processes, equipment, formula and referee details, please go to the BUCS website links provided. 

Dates and Venues


Region: South West

Date: 5/2/2022

Time: 12.30-19.00

Venue: University of Bath, Pentathlon Centre, BA2 7AY

Status: Entries Open

Click here for more info for South West


Region:  North East

Date: 12/02/2022

Time: 11.00-18.00

Venue: The Graham Sports Centre, DH1 3SE

Status: Entries Open

Click here for more info for North East 


Region: North West

Date: 13/02/2022

Time: 10.00- 17.00

Venue: Manchester Fencing Centre, OL9 6QH

Status: Entries Open

Click here for info for North West 


Region: London and South East

Date: 26/02/2022

Time 12.30-20.00

Venue: Leon Paul Fencing Centre, NW9 6AQ

Status: Entries Open

Click here for info for South East


Region: Midlands

Date: 06/03/2022

Time: TBC

Venue: University of Nottingham, Fencing Salle, NG7 2RD

Status: Entries not open

More info will be available on the BUCS website when confirmed.

Entry Info and Costs

Entry is online through BUCS Play.
The entry fee is £25.00 per weapon and grade entered.

Students without a British Fencing membership will be eligible to enter and compete in this event under the British Fencing Introductory membership, which is free and valid for 90 days.

Late entries may be permitted at the discretion of the Regional Competitions Coordinator and may be subject to additional charges.

Weapons and Grades

All weapons (epee, foil and sabre) will be available to enter.

To encourage a fair and enjoyable competition, three grades are being offered in each weapon, bespoke to the BUCS Fencing Series. Please read below before making your entry;

  • Beginner – For fencers that are new to the sport and/or weapon e.g. started fencing in 2021.
  • Novice – For fencers that started fencing/their weapon less than three years ago e.g. January 2019.
  • Open – For any and all fencers.

Competitors may choose to enter different weapons at different grades.


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