2024 Senior European Championships – Basel, Switzerland

This page is intended for the athletes and coaches attending the Senior European Championships 2024. It is also intended to provide information to non-travelling parents and coaches.  Please check back to this page regularly for information updates.

Last updated: 25th November 2023 – this page is currently being updated

Location: Basel, Switzerland

Date: (Provisional) 18th – 23rd June

Link to organisers webpage:

There are some changes to the processes in place for 2024, so please read the information below even if you are familiar with attending European Championships.

On this Page:

  • Staff Team
  • Hotel Information
  • Entry and Exit Points
  • Costs & Subsidies
  • Selection Information
  • Accepting Selection
  • Visa and Foreign Office Advice
  • Athlete Travel and Medical Form
  • Schedule
  • Authorised Personal Coaches
  • Anti Doping
  • Safeguarding
  • Discipline and Behaviour
  • Travel Information
  • Patches Logos & Tracksuits


BF Staff Team

  • Chef de Mission – Pat Aiyenuro
  • Team Manager –
  • Team Manager  –

ADP Coaches – tbc

FIE Officials – tbc


Immediate Actions – tbc


Please read the generic instructions here.

Arrival & Departure – As for all Major Championships, fencers are expected to arrive at least three days before the competition to ensure they have two full days clear prior to competing.  For example, if competing on Saturday, athletes should arrive at  the hotel at the latest by Wednesday evening. Departure is the day after the event.


Travel with Minors

  • Minors Accompanied by Adult – If a child under the age of 18 is travelling with someone who is not a parent or a legal guardian, the supervising adult must have a written and signed statement certifying that she/he has parental consent for the child.
  • Unaccompanied Travel Options – tbc
  • Accompanied within an Official Group Options – tbc


Team Hotel – tbc


Expected Costs – tbc

Athlete Costs



Selections Policies

GBR Selection Policies and Procedures

Accepting Selection – tbc


Official Tracksuits

If you do not have the official tracksuit for the 2024 Cadet and Junior European and World Championships, we will be in contact to arrange the kit order.

More information about which tracksuit you need, vouchers and how to order additional kit here. 

As a reminder in accordance with the FIE rules the Official National Tracksuit must be worn in full on podiums. (No club tracksuits, cycling shorts, leggings etc)



It is your responsibility to ensure your kit has the correct logos/patches and your equipment meets FIE standards.

As part of the terms of the Leon Paul sponsorship arrangement, all athletes competing are required to wear a Leon Paul logo.

For more information read the GBR logos and patches instructions here.




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