November 28, 2023

Cadet Winton 2023 - Wales Team Selection

We are pleased to announce that the Cadet Winton event has returned to its traditional format of fencing over 2 days with an overnight stay for the fencers at Millfield School. It will take place over the weekend of 16/17 December, and Welsh Fencing have selected the following fencers for this event:


November 25, 2023

Safeguarding Update


Please see the latest Safeguarding update, detailing:

  • the new safeguard qualification system for welfare officers; and
  • the new DBS checking process, now conducted through British Fencing.

Please follow the link for full details: Safeguarding Update

November 05, 2023

Cadet and Junior Commonwealth Championships 2024

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Welsh Fencing are pleased to announce that we have been informed that the Cadet and Junior Commonwealth Fencing Championships will be going ahead in 2024.

The venue is Christchurch, New Zealand and the event will be held between Friday 12th July and Friday 19th July. It is likely that we will need to arrive in Christchurch on Wednesday 10th July at the latest to ensure we are there in time for weapons control.

Follow the link for more detail, and a link to the expression of interest form: Cadet and Junior Commonwealth Championships 2024

October 26, 2023

2024 Wheelchair Fencing World Cup to be held in Cardiff

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British Fencing (BF) announces that the 2024 Wheelchair Fencing World Cup will be hosted in Cardiff, Wales, in partnership with UK Sport and the Welsh Government, on the 11-14th January 2024.

BF is delighted to announce that the 2024 Wheelchair Fencing World Cup will be hosted in Cardiff, Wales. BF has been awarded this opportunity to host for the first time.

The January 2024 Cardiff event will be the final European-based qualification fixture ahead of the Paris 2024 Paralympic Games. Work is already underway to ensure a world-class experience is delivered for athletes from both the UK and the rest of the world.

For full details, follow the link to the BF website: 2024 Wheelchair World Cup in Cardiff

British Fencing are looking for volunteers for this prestigious event.  Follow the link for more details: VOLUNTEER AT THE WHEELCHAIR FENCING WORLD CUP, CARDIFF 2024

October 23, 2023

Events Calendar - 2024

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The following events are scheduled for 2024.  Please note these in your diary:

Sunday 11  February 2024 - Welsh Cadet Championships & BYC Qualifiers
- Sunday 18 February 2024 - O'Sullivan Cup
Saturday 24 February 2024 - Welsh National Championships 
Sunday 25 February 2024 - Welsh National Team Championships 

Entry will be strictly via Sport80 (except the O'Sullivan, which has its own entry form).  As soon as the events are ready for entry, we will update this page.

Welsh Fencing Articles



We believe that the welfare of children and adults at risk is everyone’s responsibility, particularly when it comes to protecting children from abuse. Everyone in fencing – administrator, club official, coach, parent, friend, children themselves, everyone – can help.  This section details the policies, procedures and documents for Welsh Fencing.

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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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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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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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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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Welsh Events Results


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

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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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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

Cadet Winton

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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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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Dbs Registration

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

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Latest News and Team Selection

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

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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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Details of the coaching system and strategy.

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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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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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Welsh Open

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.


Urdd Partnership


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



The primary function of the Commonwealth Fencing Federation is to encourage the development of Fencing within Commonwealth countries and territories. Membership is open to national governing bodies of fencing in Commonwealth countries and territories.  One of the CFF's key roles is to arrange for the regular staging of Commonwealth Fencing Championships. Events are run at Senior, Cadet & Junior, and Veteran age groups. 

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Youth Five Nations


An international event for U18 fencers. 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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Welsh Event Calendar

Welsh Cadet Championships & BYC Qualifiers

11 Feb, 2024 at 9:00
Entries for this event should be submitted via the BF Sport80 portal.

O'Sullivan Cup 2024

18 Feb, 2024 at 10:30
With a format of three single hits per bout, the action is fast and furious. It's a ‘poule unique’ so nobody gets knocked out - but you won’t know...

Welsh National Championships

24 Feb, 2024 at 9:00
Entries for this event should be submitted via the BF Sport80 portal Current entries can be found here: l ink tbc Entries will open on 1st October...

Welsh National Team Championships

25 Feb, 2024 at 9:00
Entries for this event should be submitted via the BF Sport80 portal
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