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Thursday
Dec172015

Holiday Schedule

The club will be open for free fencing on Wednesday December 23rd, and Wednesday December 30th.

Excelsior Fencing Club will be closed on all Mondays and Fridays until the new year, when it reopens for regular lessons on Monday January 4th.

 

Have a safe and fun winter break, and we wish you all a happy new year!

Monday
Nov162015

Brock Open 2015 Results

Congratulations to all our fencers who fenced at the Brock Open this year!

Cadet Men's Foil:
Nicholas Calhoun - 32nd
Alexander White - 35th

Y14 Women's Foil:
Marija Sukara - 9th

Y12 Mixed Foil:
Rui Silva - 21st

Senior Men's Epee:
Callum Butterworth - 5th

Senior Men's Foil:
Benjamin Craig - 50th
Jordan Hart-Bishop - 70th

Senior Men's Sabre:
Nathaniel Kwok - 41st

The full results from the tournament are available here.

Tuesday
Oct272015

2015-16 OFA Referee Development Program (Stream A/B)

The OFA Referee Development Program for this upcoming season aims to continue the focus on mentorship and quality of refereeing in the province, while augmenting our capacity to foster as many candidates as possible through to final certification.

Streams A and B of the Referee Development program are aimed at two general categories of individuals: Fencers working on armband requirements, and parents/supporters. The Workshop(s) aim to establish a foundation on tournament format and execution, and the roles of fencers and parents/supporters at events.

The first Stream A/B Referee Workshop will be held on Saturday, November 7th, 2015 from 1:00pm-6:00pm in Kitchener, Ontario. To register, please follow this link.

Should you have any questions, please contact Kristina Han or Jon Holtz for more information.

Date & Location:
Saturday, November 7, 2015 – Excelsior Fencing Club
61 Willow St, Waterloo, ON N2J 1V8, Canada

Cost:
$25/registrant

NOTE: A mininum number of registrants is required.

Thursday
Oct152015

Gym Closed on Friday October 16th

The coaches and several fencers are travelling to Kingston this weekend in for the Queen's Open, and as a result, there will be no practice on Friday.

Best of luck to all the competitors this weekend.

 

Don't forget to sign up for the 2015 Spooky Foil tournament, before October 20th!

Thursday
Oct082015

Thanksgiving Monday and Upcoming Tournaments

The gym will be closed on Thanksgiving Monday (October 12th) and will be open again on Wednesday, October 14th.

In the meantime, all fencers are encouraged to sign up for the 2015 Spooky Foil tournament, taking place in Hamilton on October 24th. It is a "just for fun" tournament, and is a great tournament to go to if you've never competed before.

Happy Thanksgiving!

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