2018 “Friendship Cup Team” Weekend - 5th – 9th December 2018

NSW Fencing Association is inviting young fencers to attend the 'Friendship Cup

The 2018 Friendship Cup – Team Championships are held in conjunction with the U/8, U/10, U/12 and U/14 Koala Mini Challenge - Individual Championships. NSWFA will invite Minime Fencers from Australia, Asian and Oceania to attend.

Dates: 5th – 9th December 2018

Venue: NSW Fencing Centre
190 Bourke Road
NSW 2015


Wednesday 5th December
Koala Mini Challenge (Individual) Epee & Sabre
(U/8, U/10, U/12 & U/14)
Thursday 6th December
Friendship Cup (Teams) Epee & Sabre
(U/10, U/12 & U/14)
Friday 7th December
Koala Mini Challenge (Individual) Foil
(U/8, U/10, U/12 & U/14 GF - U/8 & U/12 BF)
Saturday 8th December
Koala Mini Challenge (Individual) Foil
(U/10 & U/14 BF)
Sunday 9th December
Friendship Cup (Teams) Foil
(U/10, U/12 & U/14)

(*See PDF of Timetable below)


  • U/8 – U/14 Fencers must wear 800N under-plastrons
  • U/8 – U/14 Girls must wear plastic chest protectors in all weapons
  • U/8 – U/14 Boy’s epee must wear plastic chest protectors
  • U/8 – U/12 Clothing - Mask, jacket and breaches can be 350N or 800N (fencers can wear strong tracksuit pants)
  • U/14 Clothing must wear full whites (including long socks). Jacket, breaches and mask can be 350N or 800N
  • U/8 - U/10 Fencers must use blade size 0 – 3 weapons (foil, epee and sabre)
  • U/12 - U/14 Fencers can use any size blade size 0- 5 weapon (foil, epee and sabre)
  • No Bib required for Foil Mask
  • U/8 – U/12 No check of weight or gauge for Foil and Epee

(* NSW Equipment Standards PDF below)

Entry Fee: All Fencers must be either Junior Registered or Junior Affiliated with their Association or State.
Individual Entry Fee -$35
Second entry - $25
Team entry - Free

Individual events
- Top 4 Fencers will be presented – Gold, Silver and equal Bronze
- Top 8 Fencers will be presented – 5th to 8th place
Team events
- Top 4 Teams will be presented – Gold, Silver and equal Bronze

* Team entry must be sent in by overseas based Australian State Associations, Countries or overseas based Clubs.
* If a state or country has insufficient number of fencers of one gender for a team, they may enter a composite gender teams within their age group.

• Fencers competing in Team events are also kindly asked to compete in the Individual Championships

Contact Details:
Alex Andre - alexandraandre70@gmail.com
NSW Fencing Association

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