Minimum Age Rules

Last Updated – 11.02.2024

1. Senior and Junior Events

FIE Events – FIE organisational rules o.29 

Fencers must have reached their 13th birthday before they may apply for an FIE licence

BF Events – BF Rule

Fencers must be at least 13 on the day of the event to compete in a junior or senior competition in the UK.

2. Cadet Events

EFC Cadet Circuit Rule XIII – Fencers must be age 13 or above

BF Events – BF Rule – Fencers must be at least 11 on 1st January in order to compete in any UK cadet events in that calendar year.   



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