June 08, 2022

Georgina Usher - MBE

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On behalf of the fencing community in Wales, the Board would like to extend our congratulations to Georgina Usher, CEO of British Fencing on the recent award of an MBE.

The Honour, for services to Fencing recognises her many fencing achievements and contribution to the sport in many guises, culminating as CEO of British Fencing.

Welsh Fencing have gifted our pin badges to Georgina as a small token of our congratulations and we very much look forward to continuing to work with her in moving the sport forwards.

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June 23, 2022

Coach Clean and Clean Sport

Would all registered Welsh Coaches ensure that the "Coach Clean" course has been completed and that certificates of completion are attached to profiles on Sports80. There is no cost for the course. It is valid for a period of two years.

Follow the link for the online certification: https://www.ukad.org.uk/coach-clean

Would all athletes selected for the Commonwealth Fencing Championships who have not yet completed the BF Commonwealth Teams Clean Sport Education register for the 4th July 2022 online course, there is no cost to the course.

https://zx292.infusionsoft.app/app/form/commonwealth-teams-anti-doping-education-sign-up-form-adp-4th-july-2022?fbclid=IwAR00on5dj487bEJrKC37zUICadjHJAv2Nh8lZHpBfiaiNCXC3wL0C3U3SM0&cookieUUID=3af3f61d-3937-4214-bfec-0429d8199b2b

For parents and support staff WF recommend that they undertake the online Clean Sport courses formulated for parents/support staff: https://www.ukad.org.uk/aboutcleansporthub

Welsh Fencing Articles

Latest News and Team Selection

What's new in Fencing in Wales. This includes team selection announcements.

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Urdd Partnership

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Welsh Fencing are pleased to announce a new partnership with The Urdd (Urdd Gobaith Cymru). For full details, please follow the link: Read More

Athlete Development Programme

WF are pleased to introduce the ADP Cymru - an Athlete Development Programme focussed on the needs of Welsh fencers. We want to create a fencing organisation that the people of Wales can be proud to represent, support and aspire to be part of; creating a group that exhibits the best standards of personal character but also excels in technical, physical and tactical competence. Follow the link for more details on this programme.

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Welsh Open

The Welsh Open is a 6 Weapon event that has now been running for over 50 years.  It is still a major event on the tournament circuit, and attracts a large number of fencers.

We have a dedicated website that includes full details of the event, plus links to archive results.

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teamo

teamo is a communications platform, used to support team selection and communication. The platform is app-based, and allows parents to register their children.  It is fully GDPR-compliant and allows parents to see any comms and invitations directed to their children, and respond on their behalf.  It reduces the need for emails, which are difficult to track, and often missed because they end up in Junk folders.

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Selection Policies

Are you eligible to fence for Wales?  That's in here.  As well as selection criteria across each of our age categories (Youth, Cadet, Junior, Senior and Veteran), and across each of the events types (Commonwealth, National and Regional).

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Welsh Club Network

Here you will find details of the Club network in Wales. The details are taken from Sport80, and will give you up-to-date contact information for all clubs in Wales.

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Online Shop

We have worked with a local supplier, Olorun Sports, to design a bespoke set of kit that reflects the Welsh national colours of green and red. The aim is to give all members a clearer identity as Welsh fencers.

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Governance

Everything related to Corporate Governance.  Here you will find our Articles, which define how we manage the business.  You will also find all the AGM minutes since incorporation, plus details of the upcoming AGM.

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Policies

Welsh Fencing policies, including

  • Code of Conduct
  • Child Protection/Safeguarding
  • Conflict of Interest
  • Risk Management
  • Fraud Prevention
  • Privacy
  • GDPR
  • Complaints
  • Use of Equipment

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Welsh Event Calendar

Details for all scheduled Welsh closed events. Most Welsh events shown here will require Welsh affiliation. Entry tends to be via Sport80.  You will also find the ADP schedule.

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Welsh Events Results

Archive results for Welsh Closed Events. This includes National Championships, Team Championships and Welsh Youth Leagure Events

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Coaching

Details of the coaching system and strategy.

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Anti-Doping

Anti-doping is an important part of all National Governing Body’s responsibility. British Fencing take a clear lead on many aspects, however, as the NGB here in Wales, there are some crucial actions that we ne need to take to ensure that all Welsh Fencers are aware of the responsibilities on them, and where information and support can be accessed.

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Welsh Youth League

The Welsh Youth League is a series of Welsh events designed to encourage young fencers to compete more regularly.

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Senior Five Nations

An international event for Seniors. This event runs each year (except during the Commonwealth cycle), and is hosted by each of the Home Nations in turn.

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Winton Cup

The Winton Cup is a regional event. The senior event runs in the Summer, in Nottingham; the Youth event runs in December, at Millfield.

 

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Dbs Registration

This section explains the process for applying for dbs registration, and refers off to the British Fencing instructions.

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Welsh Event Calendar

Coach Education Seminar

03 Jul, 2022 at 10:00 - 16:00

Senior Winton Cup

09 Jul, 2022 - 10 Jul, 2022

Cardiff 6-Weapon BRC

16 Jul, 2022 at 9:30 - 17 Jul, 2022 at 17:00

ADP Session

23 Jul, 2022 at 9:30 - 14:00

Welsh Open 2022

12 Nov, 2022 at 9:30 - 13 Nov, 2022 at 17:00
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