Southern Region GB Cup Qualifier

25 March 2019

The Southern Region’s GB Cup Qualifiers are being held on Sunday 28 April at St Gabriel’s in Newbury, at all weapons.

A link to the competition entry will be available on the SR website by the end of March at

Please note that whilst you may enter more than weapon for the Qualifiers, if you qualify from SR in two or more weapons then you would only be able to compete in one weapon at the GB Cup itself that is due to be held in Nottingham on Saturday 22 June.

The full entry criteria for the GB Cup can be found at but in brief the conditions you need to meet are as follows:

  1. You are aged 16 or over on 1 January 2019.
  2. You are ranked outside the top 50 of the National Senior rankings for WF, WE, WS and MS, or outside the top 80 of the ME and MF rankings at 1 January 2019.
  3. You have never been selected by BF, home nation or other national equivalents to represent their nation at any level.
  4. You have never won a Senior Open event.
  5. Fencers may only enter the Regional Qualifying event in the Region specified on their BF membership.
  6. A fencer can only fence one qualifying event per season.
  7. A fencer can only enter the GB Cup in one weapon.
  8. Fencers must be UK residents.