This year we are pleased to announce that the 2023 Welsh Veterans Championship is being hosted by Llantwit Major Fencing Club. We are also pleased to announce that the event is being generously sponsored by Chris Davies Estate Agents.
Llantwit Major is a small town located on the coast in the Vale of Glamorgan, it boasts a small beach which is good for surfing. There is plenty of accommodation, food and drink in the surrounding area to suit all tastes and budgets. The leisure centre has a free carpark and has showers, changing facilities WiFi, Water refill station. Catering is limited and competitors are advised to bring their own food and drink, a small first aid kit and personal medication.
Details of any formal/casual social event will be released at a later date.
Llantwit Major Leisure Centre
Ham Lane East, Llantwit Major
Date & Schedule
Saturday 16th September
Women’s Epee: Check-in closes 09:00 (Fencing expected to start at 09:15)
Women’s Sabre: Check-in closes 13:00 (Fencing expected to start at 13:30)
Men’s Foil: Check-in closes 09:00 (Fencing expected to start at 09:15)
Men’s Sabre: Check-in closes 13:00 (Fencing expected to start at 13:30)
Sunday 17th September
Men’s Epee : Check-in closes 09:00 (Fencing expected to start at 09:15)
Women’s Foil: Check-in closes 10:00 (Fencing expected to start at 10:15)
Self-reffing will be expected
The format of the competition will be decided when numbers are known.
Poules and DE or team format.
BF registered Competition Ref : 202324
Seeding will be primarily based on the results from the 2022 WVFA Closed Championships
Medals and Awards
Gold, Silver and 2 Bronze Medals will be awarded
Male Master of Arms award
Female Mistress of Arms award
‘Spirit of the Veterans’ Award
Would all previous recipients of the Master of Arms and “Spirit of the Veterans” awards please remember to have had them engraved and return to the event.