Reading Fencing clubs is always active with competitions against ourseleves and other clubs in the region.
There will be U14 and U18 team epee events held on Sunday 8th October in Swindon. As always, RFC will cover the cost of entry fees, but if you are interested then you need to let the club know ASAP and pay a £10 deposit. The deposit will be refunded provided you turn up and fence. The closing date for expressing your interest AND paying the deposit is Wednesday 27th September. The latest check-in times will be confirmed nearer to the competition by the organisers. The venue is Play Football Arena, Unit 29, Bramble Road, Kembrey Park, Swindon, SN2 8HB.
Well done Gregor MacLeod, Gabi Smythe and Alain Barbasiewicz who won the Junior, Ladies, and Men’s trophies respectively in this years club competition.
p>Gregor also won the prize in the club competition this month Full results can be found here.
A small Leon Paul mask was left at the club last Wednesday. If it’s yours, please let us know by either emailing RFC or speaking to a committee member.
We will be holding our 2017 AGM on Wednesday 19 July. The agenda and appendices can be found here.
As in previous years we will start as soon after 1930hrs as possible with food and refreshments available, and then fencing as normal as soon as the meeting has finished.
Nominations to join the committee are welcome – either by email beforehand or indeed in person on the night.
As a reminder, the list of all positions is as follows: Chairperson, Secretary, Treasurer, Club Captain, Junior Rep / Welfare Officer (x2) and Ordinary Member (x4).
See below from Southern Fencing:
URGENT CALL for Men Epeeists to join the Senior Winton Team, 8th/9th July in Nottingham….. At the moment we do not have a team and it would be a shame not to take a full 6 weapons to the event.
Please email me if you are interested and available at firstname.lastname@example.org. Look forward to hearing from you.
Congrat’s to Alain Barbasiewicz on being awarded the Epée Club’s Boris Berliand Cup last weekend (overall winner of the season). Members of British Fencing may have seen the Epée Clubs articles published in The Sword magazine of late; if you are interesting in supporting the weapon then check out the Club’s CIO page here.
The southern Region championships are happening on the 4th of June. This is a friendly local competition happening just down the road. Enter here http://southernfencing.org.uk/contacts/competition-entry-epee-sabre/ .
The Hampshire Open is on the 13th of May and you just have time to enter before the entry fee goes up http://www.southhampshirefencing.co.uk/hampshire-open/.