Daphne de Silva
It is with sadness that we report that Daphne, former wife of Henry de Silva, has died.
Daphne was responsible for typing the monthly newsletter for the first 10 years of the NVA.
She was the recipient of the Bird Trophy for services to veterans fencing.
BVF International Open 4/5 January 2020
BVF held a very successful competition in Guildford with fencers coming from all over Europe to compete in the EVF epee circuit. Thanks go to Graham Paul and all the organisers for co-ordinating such a competitive yet friendly event.
Find the results here
Selection Ranking Table 2020
Selection for the GBR World Championship squad and European Team will be based on a fencer's best two results from the three qualifying competitions. Points are published in a Selection Ranking Table after each competition. If you notice any mistakes in the table, please contact Chair of Selectors, Carl Morris, notifying him of the error.
BVF Championships 28 February - 1 March
Entry Form Closing date is 21 February; Note that dinners must be booked by 14 February
Change your entry
See who has entered
An auction of fencing memorabilia will be held at the dinner on Saturday evening. There are of 15 lots of collectible fencing items and ephemera. See the list here and prepare to make your bids!
This event is a BVF Ranking event
This event is a BVF Selection event
Read all the latest news from BVF in the December Newsletter
ARE YOU HOPING TO BE SELECTED FOR THE BRITISH TEAM IN 2020?
There will be three Selection events in the first part of 2020 which will be used to select the GBR team for the Veteran European Team event and also the GBR squad for the Veteran World Championships.
The three Selection events will be:
The BVF International at Guildford
The British Championships at Nottingham - details above
The Age Groups at Manchester - details coming soon
Points will be allocated to the fencers at each competition and the fencer's best two results will be totalled on a Selection Ranking Table on which the selection will be based.
BVF Committee meetings
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.
If you are running a competition with veterans among the entries, then you have the option to check that the veterans belong to BVF (British Veterans Fencing).
Prepare a list of BF numbers from the entry and click on this button:
Other Veterans Events
See the panel in the Home Page for veterans events around the world
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