2019 Veterans World Qualifier results

While the youngsters were fighting at one edge of Europe, the veterans were in London for the first of the three qualifying competitions for this year's World Championships.  There were Gold medals for Sheila Anderson (WF Cat 3), Viv Frith (WS Cat 4) and Hugh Kernohan (ME Cat 3).  Michele Narey (WS Cat 2) and Barry Coulter (MS Cat 3) won Silvers and Maggie Tait (WE Cat 3) and Mike McKay (MF Cat 2) Bronzes.  It was also excellent  to see Stephen Rennie back in competition as he recovers from the serious accident he had at the end of last year.

2019 Election of Directors result

As a result of the election which concluded yesterday, Adam Szymoszowskyj and Paul Vaughan have been elected to the Board as new Directors.  Sheila Anderson has been re-elected to serve a second four-year term.

The election turn-out was 23.4%.

Hugh Kernohan, Electoral Officer

Swordmark Announcement - Elgin Duellists Fencing Club

Congratulations to Elgin Duellists, who have achieved Scottish Fencing Swordmark "Advanced" status!


2019 CW squad announced

The 2019 Challenge Wratislavia squad is below, congratulations to all selected. We are keeping the training as Sunday 17 February, venue confirmed as Woodmill High School 10am - 4pm. Please bring fencing kit, packed lunch (plenty of water/fluids) and a note book and pen!

Likewise, if your name is not on the list below and you think it should be please contact the office no later than Monday 18 February. Thanks,

Engaging with Parents - West Lothian Fencing Club

Engaging parents is often an important step in a child's long-term involvement with a sport. Fencing is a sport that can be enjoyed by people of all ages, who can participate together within our dedicated community clubs. This allows opportunities for parents to engage in our sport alongside their children, which has huge social and familial benefits. 


Swordmark Announcement - West Lothian Fencing Club

Congratulations to West Lothian Fencing Club, who have achieved Scottish Fencing Swordmark "Basic" status!

Swordmark Announcement - Sancroft Blades

Congratulations to Sancroft Blades, who have achieved Scottish Fencing Swordmark "Basic" status!


For more information on Sancroft Blades, please click here. Alternatively, you can contact the club on their Facebook page.


2109 SYC Check in times



SYC check in times,

U20 Sabre & U20 Epee               Check in 1015-10:30 Start 10:30
U13 Sabre & U13 Epee               Check in 11:45-12 Start 12:00
U15 Sabre                                 Check in 13:15-13:30 Start 13:30

2019 Selection for European Cadet and Junior Championships

Scottish fencing is delighted to congratulate the young Scots who have won places in the Great Britain teams for the European Cadet and Junior Championships, and to thank the coaches and families who have helped them do so.  The following have been selected to compete in Foggia in Italy, between 21 February and 3 March:


Mens Epee - Isaac McKerr
Womens Epee - Rachael Lever
Mens Sabre - Rory McLellan, Sam Freeman
Womens Sabre - Elsie Llewellyn


2019 Election of Directors - Proposals received

There are four candidates for the three Board vacancies so an election will be held.  The qualifying date for eligibility to vote will be 5 February.  So if you want to vote make sure your membership is paid up. (All categories of members aged over 16 can vote except the free three-month 'Introduction to Fencing').  

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