21/06/2023- Latest News


A pilot Under 14 event (all weapons) will take place alongside the Cadet and Junior National Championships 2023 (16-17th September 2023).

The BF U14 Nottingham Event will take placing during the weekend of the Cadet and Junior National Championships 2023 (16-17th September 2023 – David Ross Sports Village, University of Nottingham).

Event Information


  • Saturday 16th September 2023 – Epee & Foil
  • Sunday 17th September 2023 – Sabre

The schedule has been arranged so that U14s who wish to enter the U17 (Cadet Championships) are able to do this.

Entry Fee: £65

Entry Opening Date:  Monday 26th June 2023 (09:00)

Entry Closing Date: Friday 1st September 2023 (17:00)

Entry Limit: 16 per weapon

A waiting list will be in operation when the entry list is full.

Format: 2 x poules of 8 split over 2 pistes with top 50% being prompted to Tableau A and the bottom 50% being promoted to Tableau B.

Each tableau of 8 is fenced for all places so each fencer gets 3 DE fights, win or lose.

Poule matches are 5 hit or 3 minutes, DE matches are  12 hits or 3 x 2 minutes.


Weapons Sizes: Size 2 for Epee and Sabre and Size 3 for Foil (conductive bibs are not required)

Plastron: Plastron to be 350N minimum

Masks: Please note that the FIE rules m.25.7.f  regarding masks (this rule includes the 2 rear safety systems and single backstrap) are NOT in operation for this event.

Further information on this event will be updated on the event webpage.


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