15/12/2023- Community Awards


Nominations are now open for the British Fencing Community Awards 2022-2023.

The annual British Fencing Community Awards recognise the best of our clubs, coaches, fencers, and volunteers and their contribution to fencing.

BF members (all membership types) can nominate members of the community via the online nomination form. From the nominations, a shortlist of nominees will be produced. An independent panel will then select the winners of the BF Awards 2022-2023.


The categories and awards for the 2022-23 Awards are:

Category: Athletes

  • Performance Athlete of the Year
  • Young Athlete of the Year (Junior/u20)


Category: Coaches

  • GBR Coach of the Year
  • Community Coach of the Year


Category: Officials and Volunteers

  • Outstanding Contribution by a Referee
  • Outstanding Contribution by a Volunteer


Category: Clubs

  • Club of the Year
  • University Club of the Year


The closing date for nominations is Wednesday 31st January at 5pm.

Nominate via the online form below:


Other Awards – please note these awards will be open for nomination in the new year

  • Fencing Personality of the Year
  • Viveca Abrahams Memorial Innovation Award
  • Lifetime Achievement Award


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