U11 age group = years 5+6.
U13 age group = years 7+8.
Children must compete in the correct age group. They are not allowed to compete up an age group.
Year 4 children are not permitted to enter.
Foil - U11 & U13
Epee - U11 & U13
Sabre - U11 & U13
Following British Fencing guidance regarding best practice for the U10 age group, the U9 age group has been removed from this competition. Competitors under the age of 9 cannot take part in the competition. For more information regarding this decision, please click here.
All fencers will be seeded and compete accordingly.
All referees will be sourced for the event by the organiser.
Schools are no longer required to provide a referee.
All fencers must have full kit including plastron, long white socks and breeches.
Foil - size 3 or smaller.
Epee & Sabre - size 2.
Timings are approx and subject to change.
FRIDAY - U11 & U14 SABRE
Boys - Arrive 1400, Start 1430
Girls - Arrive 1500, Start 1530
SATURDAY - U11 & U14 EPEE
U11 boys and girls - Arrive 0900, Start 0930
U14 boys and girls - Arrive 1100, Start 1130
SUNDAY - U11 & U14 FOIL
U11 girls and boys - Arrive 0900, Start 0930
U14 girls and boys - Arrive 1100, Start 1130
Competitor detailsOnce you have booked, you will be asked to provide some details about your competitors before the event. In line with GDPR, only essential information is collected in order to be able to organise the sports event.
Opening date: Monday 11 January
Closing date: Friday 26 March
Cost of entry: £25.00 per competitor, per weapon
All competitors must attend an IAPS School.
Competitors ages must be taken from 1st September 2020.
Competitors may only enter one age group per competition.
Only a member of school staff, with a school email address, can book onto IAPS sports events online.
Bookings are made on a first come, first served basis.
Schools must read and accept the Terms and Conditions before booking for an event.
IAPS' Safeguarding Policy and Procedures sets out our approach to safeguarding and child protection at all events.
IAPS is committed to protecting your personal data. Data will be processed for the purposes of responding to requests to enter and participate in IAPS sport events. The Association has a legitimate interest for processing basic and sensitive personal data and will only process and keep the minimum required data to organise and run events safely. IAPS will only share your data with third parties where necessary to do so to compete in an IAPS sporting event and to meet National Governing Bodies regulations. Further information is available here.
Please read the rules and regulations in full before entering the event.
Coaches must be in school kit and carry school ID when they attend the championships.
British Fencing affiliation (condition of entry)
IAPS works closely with British Fencing to adhere to the highest possible safety standards at our event.
As a condition of entry, all schools who enter the championships must be affiliated to British Fencing as a club.
Club membership allows British Fencing to ensure that all fencing coaches within your school are registered and have undergone the necessary checks and training in order to be a fencing coach.
You will be asked to provide your clubs membership number on the entry form and this will be checked with British Fencing.
If your school is not yet registered as a club, please click here to join.
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A range of products are available, specific to each individual sport, in a range of colours and sizes to suit all ages, including producing team hoodies for schools.
All the commission made from the merchandise is reinvested into the sports programme, to keep improving the events every year.
To see what is available to purchase, and to place an order, please visit the IAPS sport web shop here.
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