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Selection Panel

BVF have formalised the appointment of a Selection Panel, separate from the BVF Committee, to take on the task of choosing teams for representative events.

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Suggested European Events

Three accessible events in Europe are suggested for any vet wanting to get some experience before the European Championships in May.


BVF Competitions

BVF is adopting a new competition, ranking and selection scheme for next season.


World Championships 2016

Tony Bartlett - SILVER medal in the Cat B Mens Foil

Malcolm Cawton - GOLD medal in the Cat C Mens Sabre

Kiy/Troiano/Bartlett/Wedge/Causton/Bradbury - GOLD medal in the Mens Team Foil

Rowlands/Howes/Prevett/Cohen/Cawton/Bornemisza - SILVER medal in the Mens Team Sabre

Jane Hutchison - BRONZE medal in the Cat A Womens Sabre

Jenny Morris - BRONZE medal in the Cat B Womens Sabre

Hutchison/Narey/Brown (Silvia)/Morris/Shepherd-Foster/Brown (Sylvia)// - BRONZE medal in the Womens Team Sabre


Congratulations to all!

Cary Zitcer 1956 - 2016

It is with great sadness that we announce that Cary Zitcer died suddenly at the age of 60 on 8 October 2016.

Cary was a well-known sabreur, having fenced internationally at junior, senior and veterans level. He was a member of the current BF Honours Committee, Chairman of St Paul's Fencing Club in London, and part of the team that delivered the recent European Veterans Team Championships.

BVF extends its condolences to his family and many friends.

If anyone would like to send reminiscences or photos of Cary then I will add them to his Obit page - John Mason

September Newsletter ..

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Winton Cup: results and photos

Civil Service Fencing report

Epee Women

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 January 15th.

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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