Reading Fencing clubs is always active with competitions against ourseleves and other clubs in the region.
A final reminder that Alain and his wife Sarah will be taking part in Shine, Cancer Research UK’s marathon night walk, this coming weekend. Al will be walking in memory of Kev Griffiths (after whom the senior club competition trophy is named) and, as he has raised his target amount, will be doing so in fencing gear and lightsabre. If you would like to donate the please visit their JustGiving page.
Good luck Ben and James who are at the Luxembourg Junior A grade this weekend
Entries are closing soon for the Sussex Open, taking place on 17-18 September at Portslade Sports Centre. This is a great competition suitable for beginners and experienced fencers alike. Entry and payment is easy online by clicking here; or download a postal form here. Epée is on Saturday 17th with check-ins at 1000 (men) and 1130 (ladies).
Congratulations to Bradley Sutton, who has been selected for the Modern Pentathlon Junior World Championships being held in Cairo this weekend. Good luck!!
Congratulations to Ben Schneider and James Russell who have been selected for the England team for the UK School Games.
As a reminder we will be having our Annual General Meeting this Wednesday (20 July). We will start as close to 1945hrs as possible, with fencing as normal as soon as the meeting closes. There will be snacks / light refreshments available but please do bring your own to share!
We will be holding our 2016 AGM on Wednesday 20 July with the same format as the past few years - i.e. starting 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 up to and including the date of the AGM. 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). Please email email@example.com referencing your position of interest.