Secondary School Team Championships 2017

Please Note: This Competition is for School Teams Only

Each entrant must be an individual member of Scottish Fencing in the Under 13 or Under 20 category. They must attend a Scottish secondary school, which need not be registered as an affiliated school club of Scottish Fencing.

Fencers’ names must appear on the membership list obtained from British Fencing on 16th June, otherwise they will be required to pay the appropriate membership subscription at check-in.

Teams must represent Scottish secondary schools
Each team member must be a current pupil of the school represented by the team.

Age Groups 

U15: aged under 15 on 1 January 2017.  

O15: aged 15 or over on 1 January 2017.

Competition Format

Matches will be fought on the relay system (first team to score 45 hits). Teams must consist of 3 or 4 fencers: 3 fencers are deployed in each match, with a reserve (if available) who may substitute for tactical reasons, or in case of injury or indisposition.

Senior (O15) teams MUST have at least one O15 member named and fencing in each match.

Junior (U15) teams MUST NOT field any O15 members.

Equipment Regulations

Regulation fencing clothing must be worn, including jacket, underplastron, breeches, knee-length socks, indoor trainers. Tracksuit bottoms cannot be used. The minimum technical specification for clothing is CEN1 (350 Newton). For underplastrons, the minimum specification is CEN2 (800 Newton). For more detailed information see the British Fencing safety guidelines, published on and obtainable in print from Scottish Fencing’s office.


Entry Fee: £42.00 per team. Cheques should be made payable to “Scottish Fencing”.

Send Entries to: Scottish Fencing Ltd, Caledonia House, 1 Redheughs Rigg, South Gyle, Edinburgh, EH12 9DQ  

Closing Date: Friday 18th June 2017, late entries at organisers’ discretion. Competitions having fewer than 3 teams entered by the closing date may be cancelled.


Venue: Dunfermline High School, Jennie Rennies Road, KY11 3BQ


Check-in Times:

Saturday 24th  June Competitions             Sunday 25th June Competitions

0900 – 0915 U15/O15 Boys Epee                    0900 – 0915 U15 Boys Foil

0900 – 0915 U15/O15 Girls  Epee                    0900 – 0915 O15 Boys Foil

1300 – 1315 U15/O15 Boys Sabre                   0915 – 0930 U15 Girls Foil

1300 – 1315 U15/O15 Girls Sabre                    0915 – 0930 O15 Girls Foil