Starter Membership

Updated 07.10.2021


For newcomers to the sport, irrespective of whether they ultimately intend to compete or simply just enjoy a recreational form of fencing.


(3rd Party Liability & Personal Accident)

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Membership Benefits

Fence at any Club or School session, friendly inter Club, School matches held in member Clubs or Schools, at demonstrations or public displays or similar promotional events.

Not covered to fence abroad

Events included

BF & HC Nominated Recreational Events. Subject to age restrictions and any restrictions imposed by the event organiser.

All plastic events including competitions

Maximum Renewal Availability

Plastic = unlimited, Metal = U18 2 years (one renewal), 18+ 1 year (no renewal)

The Sword

Online only

Upgrade/Downgrade Options

Upgrade to Recreational or Compete
No downgrade options available

Voting Rights

18+ only: Notices of general meetings, right to vote at BF General Meetings and right to vote in ballots for election of BF Directors.

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