Central Section Youth Championships & BYC Qualifier


Scotland Central Section is delighted to announce an exciting brand-new competition launching this season: The Central Section Youth Championships, to be held in Dunblane High School on the 10th and 11th March 2018.


The aim of the event is to provide Scotland Central Section Regional youth fencers with a new annual tournament. We will also use this event as a means of selecting those who will qualify for the British Youth Championships to be held in Sheffield in May 2018.


Foil Events will be held on Saturday

Epee Events will be held on Sunday morning

Sabre Events will be held on Sunday afternoon

Check–in times will be confirmed after the closing date for entries


Age groups

Under 10: Born 2008 or 2009

Under 12: Born 2006 or 2007

Under 14: Born 2004 or 2005

Under 16: Born 2002 or 2003

Under 18: Born 2000 or 2001

Depending on the number of entries there may be some grouping of age groups



Dunblane High School

Old Doune Road


FK15 9EW


CLOSING DATE FOR ENTRIES – Sunday 4th March 2018




If paying by cheque please send to:

Scotland Central Section

75 Derran Drive






Product Description

Conditions for Entry:

Fencers must be Under 18 on 1 January 2018.

Fencers must have Scotland Central Section selected as their Region in their British Fencing Membership and be a UK resident.

All Entrants to the competition MUST be a member of British Fencing

Equipment used must meet the minimum requirements for British Fencing

Under 10

Size 0 weapons

350N Under Plastron, Mask, Jacket and Breeches

Conductive bib not required in Foil

Under 12 & Under 14

Size 2/3 weapons

350N Under Plastron, Mask, Jacket and Breeches

Conductive bib not required in Foil

Under 16 & Under 18

Size 5 weapons

800N Under Plastron

350N Mask, Jacket & Breeches

Conductive bib required in Foil

800N Glove required in Sabre



  • Medals for top 4 in each age group for each weapon
  • The top 4 fencers in a competition (without byes) in each event will qualify for the British Youth Championship Finals to be held on the 5th, 6th and 7th May 2018, at the English Institute of Sport, Sheffield. These Fencers will be required to pay an additional entry fee.


Any fencer who reached the last 8 in their event at a 2017 British Youth Championship Finals may claim a BYE to this year’s Championships at the same weapon, regardless of age group; this includes finalists from the U10 events.


FENCERS CLAIMING A BYE MUST ENTER THE REGIONAL YOUTH CHAMPIONSHIPS, however need not fence in the category they have a BYE.

Additional information

Entry Type

Girls Foil, Girls Epee, Girls Sabre, Boys Foil, Boys Epee, Boys Sabre