Welsh Fencing

Russell Swords are pleased to announce our intention to take a youth team to Challenge Wratislavia. Although organised by Russell Swords, we intend to open this out to all fencers across Wales, and use independent selection criteria.

The aim is to give those fencers who regularly compete within the UK the chance to compete at an international level within their age groups. Competing internationally can be a rich and rewarding experience, and will give those who are aiming for the cadet GB squad a taste of the international stage.

We will select a team of U15 and U13 fencers to attend international competitions, starting with the Challenge Wratislavia, Poland in March 2017. This is a 3 weapon event on 23rd-27th March 2017.

The trip is to be fully funded by the athletes selected.

The Welsh Open 2016 will be held over the weekend of 12/13 November, 2016.  Full details, including entry forms, online entry and entry lists, are now available.

For full details, please follow the link:

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The Community Pages part of the website is designed to offer clubs the opportunity to advertise their activities more widely.  It can be used for competitions, training camps or pretty much anything.  The only proviso is that the Club must be affiliated to Welsh Fencing.

How do I get my article onto the Community Pages?

First of all, you will need to create the necessary article on your own website.  We do not host the article - we will only link to it.  That way you can easily  keep it up to date and add any further documents yourself.  To request that your article be published, you will need to send an email detailing the request to webmaster@welshfencing.org along with a  link to the article to be advertised.  We will also need to know when to take the link down.  Once we have received your request, we will review it and make a decision as to whether we will accept it or not.  


Readers are asked to note that Welsh Fencing cannot accept responsibility for the quality, safe delivery or operation of any products advertised or mentioned in the Community Pages. Acceptance of advertisements does not imply any form of approval or recommendation. All requests are subject to the scrutiny of Welsh Fencing who reserves the right to refuse, amend, withdraw, or otherwise deal with articles submitted to it at its absolute discretion and without explanation.

This section of the website is designed to offer you all the information you may need about Fencing in Wales:


How to become a member, and what are the benefits of membership: Membership. Relevant to both Clubs and Individuals, with links to allow online membership application and membership renewal.


The latest information about the Coaching schedule across Wales: Coaching. Access to coaching support, materials and education.


Selection principles to cover all age-ranges, with specific criteria for the various events: Selection.  Also, the latest news in team selections.


The Welsh Fencing policy statements: Policies.

Child Protection

Information on how to complete the DBS process: Child Protection


Welsh Fencing recently incorporated as a Limted Company.  The Governance section includes the Articles and Membership Regulation which govern how we operate as a National Governing Body.  This section also includes AGM information, past and future.

Contact Us

Contact details for each of the Directors, with a form for direct email to each: Contact Us.

Welsh Closed Events

 As the National Governing Body for Fencing in Wales, one of our responsibilities is to support the development of the sport.  One of the ways we deliver this is through actively managing a calendar of events.  These spread across all weapons, across all ages, and for both men and women.  Follow the link to find out detaul about the schedule, submit your entry form, and to find out who has already entered for each event: Closed Events

Welsh Open

The Welsh Open is one of the premier UK 6-weapon fencing conpetitions.  Held in Cardiff, this event is an opportuntiy to test your skills against the best fencers in Britain.  Follow the link to find out more information, submit your entry application, and to see who has already entered for this event: Welsh Open.

Welsh Closed Results Archive

This section of the website contains the archived results from the Welsh Closed calendar: Welsh Closed Results Archive

Welsh Open Results Archive

This section of the website contains the archived results from the Welsh Open: Welsh Open Results Archive


Welsh Fencing

Registered office: Welsh Fencing, Sport Wales National Centre, Sophia Gardens, Cardiff CF11 9SW


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