Calendar of Events


 
2018
Jan 4-7Veterans Training Camp, Frascati, Rome Details 
Jan 6Elite Epee 2018 (Jan), Millfield
BVF Ranking Event
  
Mar 3-4Age Groups 2018, Leon Paul Fencing Centre, London
Event Manager: Graham Paul
Details 
Mar 24-25West Midlands Open 2018, Dudley, West Midlands
Event Manager: Pete Baron
DetailsContact
Apr 28-29Vets Home International, Glasgow Caledonian University   
May 10-13European Team Championships, Alkmaar, The Netherlands
Event Manager: Gillian Aghajan
Details 
Jun 1-3BVF Championships 2018, Manchester Fencing Centre
FOIL - Friday. SABRE - Saturday. EPEE - Sunday
Event Manager: Marcia Stretch
Details 
Jun 30Elite Epee 2018 (Jun), Newcastle
BVF Ranking Event
  
Aug 2-3Truro Summer Training Camp, Truro
Mini-camp for veterans
Details 
Aug 25- Sep 1Summer Training Camp, Chianciano Terme (nr Siena), Italy Details 
Sep 22-23Veterans Winton Cup 2018, Lillieshall National Sports Centre
Event Manager: Marcia Stretch
  
Sep 22BVF AGM, Park Hotel, Telford TF3 4NA
6:00pm
 Contact
Sep 29-30Hampshire Vets Open 2018
This a BVF Ranking event
DetailsContact
Oct 8-14Veterans World Championships, Livorno, Italy
Event Manager: Gillian Aghajan
Details 
Nov 23-28Commonwealth Veterans Championships, Canberra, Australia Details 
 
2019
Mar 1-3 ?BVF Championships 2019, Manchester Fencing Centre
FOIL - Friday. SABRE - Saturday. EPEE - Sunday
  
Apr 6Vets Home International, Welsh Institute of Sport, Sophia Gardens, Cardiff   
May 11-12 ?Age Groups 2019, Leon Paul Fencing Centre, London   
May 29- Jun 2European Individual Championships, Cognac, France
Event Manager: Gillian Aghajan
  
Sep 28-29Veterans Winton Cup 2019, Lillieshall National Sports Centre
Event Manager: Marcia Stretch
  
Oct 7-13 ?Veterans World Championships, Cairo, Egypt
Event Manager: Gillian Aghajan
  
 
2020
May 21-24European Team Championships, Copenhagen, Denmark   
Oct 5-11 ?Veterans World Championships, Zagreb, Croatia   
 
2021
May 12-16European Individual Championships, Thionville, France (offer)   

Calendar Logic

The following table shows how event dates are calculated.
Event Calendar Slot
Age Group Qualifiers
First Saturday in March
BVF Championships
First Friday in June
West Midlands Open Dependent on Easter
European Championships Ascension Day
Celtic Challenge Bi-annual ie 2019, 2021, 2023 etc. Last weekend in July
World Championships October (Set by FIE)
Veterans Winton Cup Third full week in September
Welsh Veterans Championships Second weekend in October

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