18/03/2024- Events


The British Senior Open Championships, the (new) British U14 Open Championships and The GB Cup will all take place on the 13th-14th July 2024, at EIS Sheffield.


British Senior Open Championships is an event for all Compete licensed members of British Fencing, including those not eligible to compete for GBR and international visitors.

The Senior Open will also include a plate event, for those eliminated from the competition after the poules.

The British Senior Open Championships is nominated for Senior, Junior and Cadet Ranking Points.

Wheelchair Fencing Events are open events (not restricted to only classified athletes). BF are aware that not everyone who wants to fence sitting down is currently classified or is interested or able to be classified under the Paralympics system.

If you have always been fascinated by wheelchair fencing, but you aren’t a wheelchair user day to day, these events are also for you. The format of the event will be adapted, with medals and trophies will be awarded for Category A, Category B and Open Category.

More information on the British Senior Open Championships.



Returning for 2024, The GB Cup is an annual competition for beginner and intermediate adult (16+) fencers.

Fencers are able to qualify for the event through their Region/Home Nation. Regions across England and the Home Nations will nominate a competition as their qualifier, based on placings in these events, along with the eligibility criteria, they will select the two highest placed fencers in each weapon to represent their Region at the National Finals.

More information on the GB Cup.



New for 2024! The British U14 Open Championships offers U14 fencers the opportunity to compete in the first U14 British Open event*.

This is an event for all U14 compete licensed members of British Fencing, including those not eligible to compete for GBR and international visitors.

A new BF U14 Ranking Scheme will shortly be released, with details of the 2024/25 season.

*The British Youth Championships U14 event is not an open event as fencers are required to qualify through regions.

This event is intended for the U14 age group as per BYCs age group structure U14 Open age group is defined here, fencers must be at least 10 on the day of the event.

More information on the British U14 Open Championships.



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