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Suggested European Events

Here is a list of accessible events in Europe in the 2017/2018 season.


Competition Format and Selection - Ballot of Members

The voting has closed and the results are in. Thank you to everyone who voted and to returning officer John Mason. There was a total of 257 votes cast:

Option A - 106

Option B - 37

Option C - 114

I therefore declare that Option C is adopted.

The immediate outcome is that the committee can set the dates for the 2018 calendar.

The BVF Championships will revert to the 2016 format, 2 rounds of poules, then DE with no age categorisation. We plan to hold the event in the first weekend of March over 3 days.

The Age Group Qualifiers will be in the 2016 format, poule unique up to 24. We plan to hold the event in the first weekend of June.

The committee will be now be looking at introducing a ranking system based on a number of competitions, but not initially to be used for selection.

Gillian Aghajan
BVF Chairman

August Newsletter ..

.. to read on-screen or to print

Statement to membership on options on Competition format and Selection

Celtic Challenge- results and photos

European events for next season

Commonwealth vets - Championships format

Veterans Winton Cup 23-24 Sep



Maps for Venue and Hotel

Route between Hotel and Venue

See what teams have entered

Dinner bookings are now CLOSED. There are 112 diners, it should be a good evening!


Timetables:    Foil    Epee    Sabre

Help please! We would like to lay the pistes on Friday evening. Any help from 8pm in the Wenlock Hall at Lilleshall would be greatly appreciated.

World Championships Selection

The squad for the 2017 World Championships in Maribor, Slovenia is here: Selection amended 30/8/2017

Qualifying Age

Membership is open to Men and Women aged 40 or over or who become 40 in the current calendar year.
This is the same as saying if you are 40 or more on December 31st then you are a vet.
Vets events such as the European or World Championships have a similar rule: your qualifying age is your age on December 31st this year.

BVF Committee meetings

The next meeting is on October 29th.

If you have any matters that you wish the committee to consider please email Marcia Stretch

The minutes of meetings can be found on the Committee page.

Other Veterans Events

See the panel in the Home Page for veterans events around the world


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