The 2017 BCFA Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be taking place on Sunday, September 10th from 12pm-2pm at the Hilton Vancouver Airport Hotel. Conference will be open to all members of the BCFA community who would like to be involved in the future of the BCFA, and the changes made within it. Topics including; the strategic plan, financial plan, potential future member positions, etc. will be discussed and voted on during this time. If you would like to see certain changes within our community, or have any suggestions regarding the future of the association, please attend this meeting and have your voice heard. Additionally, head on over to our Facebook page to let us know if you are thinking of attending- LINK BELOW!
BCFA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BCFencing/
The 2017 Senior Provincial Championships are less than two weeks away, which means it is still a great time to register for all of your events. With the success of the youth provincials last weekend, you definitely won’t want to miss out on competing at the senior provincials. We can’t wait to see all of the BC clubs come together once again!
If you still wish to register, please visit this link: https://askfred.net/Events/moreInfo.php?tournament_id=36773
We need your help! The BC Fencing Association together with the Canadian Fencing Federation is very excited to be hosting, for the 5th time, a world class competitive fencing event – The Peter Bakonyi Men’s Epee World Cup event on the weekend of February 17-19, 2017. The success of this exciting international event depends on dedicated local volunteers. If you are passionate about the sport of fencing, Canadian athletics or in giving back to the community, join our team today! It is a great chance to get up close to some of the world’s best athletes, and for youth to earn volunteer hours for their programs.
Please sign up for tasks that range from setting up prior to the event all the way through to taking down after.
We’re using SignUp.com to help us organize the volunteer portion of our event. If you or anyone you know is interested PLEASE SIGN UP – here’s how it works in 3 easy steps:
- Click here or follow the volunteer links on the event web site at http://www.vancouverworldcup.com/Volunteer.php
- Enter your email address: we need this to contact you with information about the event (you will NOT need to register an account on SignUp.com)
- Sign up to the roles that interest you, and the site will send you an automated confirmation message and reminders. Easy!
Thanks, and we look forward to seeing you there!
CFF and BCFA licences can now be purchased for the 2016-17 season here:
Purchase a CFF licence
Senior National Championships start today in Longueuil, Quebec.
Good luck to all the BC athletes competing!
The Junior World Championships came to a close yesterday in Bourges, France. The results of our BC athletes are listed below:
Hunter Moricz – 102nd junior men’s sabre, 12th in junior men’s sabre team, 13th in cadet mixed team
Dylan French – 45th junior men’s epee and 19th in junior men’s epee team
Matson Lalor – 166th junior men’s epee and 19th in junior men’s epee team
Emma von Dadelszen – 66th junior women’s epee and 17th in junior women’s epee team
Congratulations to all!
The cadet individual events have wrapped up in Bourges, France at the world championships. The cadet team event is still to come with BC’s Hunter Moricz participating for Canada.
Hunter Moricz – 40th cadet men’s sabre
Fynn Fafard – 53rd cadet men’s epee
Natasha Kis-Toth – 86th cadet women’s epee
Elizabeth Douglas – 93rd cadet women’s epee
Congratulations athletes and coaches! The junior events start April 5!
The Cadet/Junior World championships will take place in Bourges, France from April 1-10. A total of 7 BC fencers have been named to the team!
Natasha Kis-Toth (cadet women’s epee)
Elizabeth Douglas (cadet women’s epee)
Fynn Fafard (cadet men’s epee)
Hunter Moricz (cadet and junior men’s sabre)
Emma von Dadelszen (junior women’s epee)
Dylan French (junior men’s epee)
Matson Lalor (junior men’s epee)
BC will have two coaches in Francs – Victor Gantsevich and Zbig Pietrusinski. Good luck to all the athletes and coaches! And also to our BC photographer Devin Manky who will be there shooting the action!
Full list of the Canadian team can be found Here
The Junior women’s epee team has won gold in Cancun beating a strong US team in overtime. BC athlete Emma von Dadelszen was a part of the gold medal team, congratulations!
Dylan French and Matson Lalor also helped Canada claim yet anothe medal at junior pan am championships. The men’s epee team won bronze in Cancun!
Individual cadet men’s sabre pan am champion, Hunter Moricz, claimed his second and third medals of the event winning silver with both the cadet mixed team and the junior men’s sabre team.
Congratulations to all the athletes and their coaches!
Emma von Dadelszen has won silver at the junior pan am championships in women’s epee! Congratulations! Continue reading