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North West Youth Championships

Sat 10th March 2018

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North West Youth Championships


This is the qualification comp for the British youth championships May 05 - May 7th 2018

Rules:

1) Eligibility:

a) Years of birth for this season are:
U10 - Born 2008, 2009 or 2010 (for NW u10 Championships only, NOT BYC)
U12 - Born 2006 or 2007
U14 -Born 2004 or 2005
U16 - Born 2002 or 2003
U18 - Born 2000 or 2001

b) Fencers may only enter the Regional event in the Region they have specified on their British Fencing Membership. Fencers may only fence in a qualifying event in one region in any season.

c) Fencers must be UK residents.

d) Apart from the U10 Events, entries will only be accepted via the regions.

2) The competitions are run under BF Rules, subject to changes outlined in these rules. For the Finals the formula is one round of pools without elimination, followed by Direct Elimination.

3) In the U12 & U14 Competitions, the maximum blade sizes are: Foil - size 3, Epee - size 2 and Sabre - size 2.

4) In the U16 & U18 Foil Events size 5 blades will be used throughout, and lame bibs and mask wires will be required (please see separate notes).

5) In the U16 & U18 Sabre events, 800N gloves will be necessary at the finals event as per BF rules ? please see http://britishfencing.com/news/latest-news/?n=841

6) In the U10 Events the maximum blade size is size 0 7) In the U10 and U12 Events: BRITISH YOUTH CHAMPIONSHIPS 2018 Page 3 of 4 a) In the DE Tableau, fights are to 10 hits in 3 bouts of 2 minutes, with a gap of 1 minute.

b) In the U10 event the pool fights are for 5 hits with a time limit of two minutes.

7) Qualification is calculated on 1 in 4, or part of 4, of those fencers actually fencing in the qualifying competition with a minimum number of 4. Please note that fencers who enter, but do not fence, are not counted in this total; this includes fencers eligible for byes. Thus: Fencers Qualifiers 17 or more 1 in 4 or part of 4 1-16 4 -4 All

8) Any fencer who reached the last 8 in their event at last year's British Youth Championship Finals may claim a bye in this year's Championships at the same weapon, regardless of age group; this includes finalists from the U10 events.

FENCERS CLAIMING A BYE MUST ENTER THE REGION QUALIFYING COMPETITION, but need not fence. Wherever they finish in the Region Competition, they qualify for the final series in ADDITION to the number of qualifiers calculated in rule 7.

Entry fee includes BYC qualification for successful fencers and the BF levy that is applied to each fencer.

Saturday 10th of March 2018
Weapon Check-In ClosesMax Entry Entries
Boys Epee U18 12:00100 0
Boys Epee U16 12:00100 8
Boys Epee U14 12:00100 3
Boys Epee U12 12:00100 0
Girls Epee U18 12:00100 2
Girls Epee U16 12:00100 1
Girls Epee U14 12:00100 4
Girls Epee U12 12:00100 1
Boys Sabre U18 14:00100 3
Boys Sabre U16 14:00100 4
Boys Sabre U14 14:00100 3
Boys Sabre U12 14:00100 3
Girls Sabre U18 14:00100 1
Girls Sabre U16 14:00100 3
Girls Sabre U14 14:00100 3
Girls Sabre U12 14:00100 2
Boys Foil U18 9:00100 3
Boys Foil U16 9:00100 7
Boys Foil U14 9:00100 4
Boys Foil U12 9:00100 2
Girls Foil U18 9:00100 3
Girls Foil U16 9:00100 2
Girls Foil U14 9:00100 2
Girls Foil U12 9:00100 5

Venue: The Manchester Fencing Centre
Osborne Mill,
Waddington Street,
Oldham
OL9 6QH
Date: Sat 10th March 2018
Format:

1 Round of Poules followed by Direct Elimination

Entry Fee: £37
Prizes: Medals will be awarded to the top four in each event.
Organiser: NWBFA

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FENCERS CLAIMING A BYE MUST ENTER THE REGION QUALIFYING COMPETITION, but need not fence. Wherever they finish in the Region Competition, they qualify for the final series in ADDITION to the number of qualifiers calculated in rule 7.