North East BYC Qualifier Competition 

Date: Saturday 1st March 2020 

Venue: Durham University, Sports Centre, Maiden Castle, Durham. DH1 3SE 

Timetable: TBC. All entrants will be emailed with the timetable when size of competition is confirmed. 

Regional Qualifier Cost: £15 per weapon (This is to cover the British Fencing levy to Regions) 

Entries via the British Fencing Sport 80 website - LINK TO ONLINE ENTRY  Deadline 23rd February 2020

Check-in times will be updated on when the organisers know how many entries per category.

Full Rules and dates and check-in times for the BYC Finals are available at: 


• Must be resident in the North East Region or a member of a North East fencing club 

• Compete level membership British Fencing on the day of Regional Qualifier and Finals (

Years of Birth for this season are:

 • U12 – Born 2008 or 2009 

• U14 – Born 2006 or 2007 

• U16 – Born 2004 or 2005 

• U18 – Born 2002 or 2003 

• Fencers must be UK residents 


• In the U12 & U14 Competitions, the maximum blade sizes are: Foil - size 3, Epée - size 2 and Sabre – size 2. 

• In the U16 & U18 Foil Events size 5 blades will be used throughout, and lame bibs and mask wires will be required [British Fencing Kit Requirements

• In the U16 & U18 Sabre events, 800N FIE gloves will be necessary.