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Guildford Fencing Club - Dates and Times

Welcome to the club's 73nd season, 2023/2024!


We meet Friday evenings in term time at the times below. Experienced adults and teens may just turn up; beginners and juniors must enrol using the form provided, as there may be a waiting list.

Time (PM) Course
6:30 - 8:00 U13 beginners
6:30 - 8:00 U13 improvers and experienced fencers
Older U13s may continue to 8:30 for individual lessons and to join in the teenage footwork class
8:00 - 10:00 Teenage and adult improvers and experienced fencers
Footwork class, individual lessons and occasional class sessions
8:00 - 10:00 Teenage and adult beginners

All fencers must wear suitable safe clothing, as described here. In particular, CE- or FIE-marked breeches, long socks and FIE-marked (800N) plastrons must be worn for all fencing after 8 PM, except for beginners.

GFC Club Competitions and Dates

2024 12 Jan Start of Spring term

19 Jan Learn-to-fence courses start

16 Feb No fencing - half term

1 Mar Club foil (1)

8 Mar Club foil finals (1)

22 Mar Last night of fencing before Easter holiday
2024 19 April Start of Summer term

26 April *corrected* Learn-to-fence courses start

tbd Club epee (1)

tbd Club epee finals (1)

31 May No fencing - half term

tbd Club 1-hit epee competition (1)

12 July Last night of fencing before Summer holiday

12 July Annual General Meeting (at 8PM)

Please note that all dates and venues are subject to change, we will endeavour to give as much notice as possible.

Note 1: When a club competition is held, the club will be open as normal for fencers who do not enter the competition.

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Information may not always be up-to-date; last updated 7 May 2024

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