Month List

Inter Cities U13 Competition 2019

Sun. 10 Nov, 2019 9:00 am

Registration for event closes at Wed 06 Nov 2019 20:00.

  Sun 10 Nov 2019
  09:00 - 15:45
  Riccarton High School Gymnasium, 31 Vicki St, Sockburn, Christchurch 8042

2019 Inter Cities U13  Competition 2019

This competition is run by Mid South for all U13 fencers within NZ. For the first time there will be  foil and epee events. All fencers that participate in this competition receive a goodie bag when they arrive at the venue and register for their event. 

Eligibility:  This tournaments is open to fencers who are  U13 on 1 January 2019 ie:born on or after 1 January 2006.

Participants must be members of Fencing New Zealand  (ie: have paid their membership fee for the 2019 year). If you are not yet a member you can click on the link below and become one and pay online.  A membership check will be done for all entries on Wednesday 6 November.

Event Format: There will be both an individual and team competition

Individual Event: Events will be mixed age, unless numbers warrant separate events, ie. U9, U11 and U13.  If numbers permit separate boys and girls events will be held. Six or more of each gender and age group will be required, any less and the event will be mixed.

Round One:  Poules with bouts to five hits.

Round Two: Direct elimination  to ten hits. (Structure of DE will be two periods of three minutes).

Team Event : If the region has an insufficient number of fencers they may enter a composite team. Teams can be mixed in age and gender


 Individual: Medals will be presented to the top four fencers in each individual event.

Team: Certificates will be presented to the top three teams. 

Team Trophies: 

Leon Paul Foil Trophy- U13 Team Challenge  between Mid South region & South region

Daniel Chan Team Trophy: Presented to the winning team (team can be from any region)

Entry Fee: $30 for entry into the Individual Event & $30 for entry into the Team Event. 

Entries Close: Wednesday 6th November at 8pm. Late entry will incur $20.00 surcharge.

Entry fees are to be paid at time of entry. Mid South's preferred payment method is by  internet banking.

Account number 03-0802-0087494-25.

As the reference please use fencer's name and the invoice number eg: ME736

Equipment Requirements: 

Fencing jacket (CE350N)​.

Fencing breeches (CE350N)​ or Long track pant are acceptable.

Under plastron (CE350N).

Chest protectors for girls is compulsory.

Fencing glove.( no holes for body wires)

Fencing mask (CE350N) ​with elastic strap across back (Metallic bib not required). Leon Paul exchange masks must have a secondary strap.

Electric foil (U9-U11 can use blade size #0- #3 , U13 blade size no restrictions)

Mid-South fencers  can  hire gear for $15, contact Leasa Ogilve or your coach.


Individual events: 

Sunday 10th November

Registration for Foil & Epee  9am to 9.15am

Fencing starts at 9.30am

Regional team event: 

Sunday 10th November

Registration 12pm to 12.30pm

Fencing starts at 1pm

Canteen: There will be no canteen at the venue this year. Please ensure that fencers bring a packed lunch plus snacks for morning and afternoon tea.

Live Results: These will be published while the competition is running. Link will be on  the Fencing Mid South website. 

Queries can be directed to Leasa Ogilvie, DT for this competition. or 0274783456

Dates and details are accurate to the best of our knowledge at the date of publication. In all cases you should contact the organiser or your regional representative for confirmation.