EM Competitions

East Mids GB Cup Qualifier and Senior Championships 22nd March 2021.

We regret to inform you we have cancelled all our competitions for the foreseeable future, our priority is your safety , we are following British fencing guidelines , World Health and Government advice on this !

With regards to your clubs please also follow British fencing advice !

We will continue to post updates as they are released and continue to try and support you in these difficult times !

Best wishes to you all , stay safe !

Ev and all the Committee

John Holt Novice Open 25/07/2020

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Entry Requirements:

Not to have won a medal at a Senior Open event with more than 12 competitors, at any weapon. 

To be outside the top (on Janury 1st 2020): 

MF 150 Senior National Rankings 

WF 75 Senior National Rankings 

ME 150 Senior National Rankings 

WE 75 Senior National Rankings 

MS 100 Senior National Rankings 

WS 50 Senior National Rankings 

Not to have represented a Home Nation or Country at any level.

Not to have medalled at a Cadet/Junior BRC event.

Important Information:

The John Holt Novice Open is held in honour of one of the region’s most respected coaches. The event is aimed at novice and intermediate fencers and is designed as a stepping stone between regional intermediate events and a senior Open. We can assure you of a warm welcome and plenty of advice for those who are not familiar with the competition format. 

Size 5 weapons and 800N plastrons are required for all events. Lame bibs and mask wires are required for foil. 800N gloves will be required for sabre. Kit will be checked at the event.

Two rounds of poules, followed by DE. No cut. 

Please only enter one event. Entry fee £30.00. Early bird entry £20.00 before 1st May. Late entries (from 20th July) £40.00.

Check in close:

ME and WE – 09:00am

MF and WF – 10:00am

MS and WS – 11:00am