If you are new to fencing and the competitions feel free to contact us for further information. Don't hesitate to ask. At Fencing North we are all parents and/or fencers who volunteer to run events.
We all once went to our first competition.
Short version of important info, more details in text below:
THIS IS A SELECTION EVENT FOR THE NATIONAL INDIVIDUALS AND TEAMS. PLEASE CONTACT KATIE FOR FURTHER DETAILS
Secretary Fencing North
We are on court 5&6.
Please enter the car park through gate 3 and park at the lower car park. Entry is through the side doors near the lower car park.
Look out for the Fencing North banners.
We have worked out a timetable on current numbers. It is very important that you understand that if numbers dramatically change, so can the timetable. On Friday we will publish a final version should it change.
8.00-8.15 registration foil men
8.00-8.15 registration sabre
9.30-9.45 registration epee women
11.30-11.45 registration epee men
12.30-12.45 registration foil women
TO ENTER YOU MUST BE AT SECONDARY SCHOOL LEVEL(or below, but please check with your coach if this competiton is suitable for you. Younger fencers will not be allowed at the nationals.)
ENTRY FEES ARE $25 PLUS BOOKING AND CARD FEES
EVERYBODY COMING MUST REGISTER (YES PARENTS AND COACHES TOO)
FENCERS MUST HAVE A FENZ LICENSE
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS ON FN WEBSITE (BREECHES ARE NOT A REQUIREMENT, IF YOU HAVE THEM WEAR THEM)
THIS IS A MIXED TOURNAMENT
EVERY FENCER IS EXPECTED TO HELP SETTING UP OR TAKING DOWN
PHOTOGRAPHY IS ALLOWED EXCEPT IN CHANGING AREAS
REFUNDS AND USE OF DATA
Fencing North Competition Entry Agreement
DEPENDING ON THE LEVEL WE ARE IN AT THE TIME OF THE COMPETITION PLEASE CHECK AND CHECK AGAIN AND DOUBLE CHECK AND READ YOUR EMAILS
WE ARE CURRENTLY AT LEVEL1. WE STILL ARE CONTACT TRACING. EVERYBODY COMING TO THIS EVENT MUST REGISTER. IDEALLY THROUGH THIS WEBSITE. THERE WILL BE LIMITED OPTIONS ON THE DAY. REGISTRATION FOR OFFICIALS, COACHES, SPECTATORS AND VOLUTEERS IS FREE.
ALL INFORMATION COLLECTED HERE WILL BE ONLY USED TO RUN THIS EVENT AND TO COMPLY WITH GOVERMENT RULES.
YOU’LL HAVE TO CHECK IN UPON ARRIVAL
BE SAFE. ANY SYMPTOMS OF FEELING SICK: STAY HOME.
To compete in Fencing North competitions you must be affiliated with Fencing New Zealand as a full competitive member ($50/PER YEAR).
The membership starts on the 01/JAN/ and lasts a calendar year. Please always sign up with the same name as in your passport and on the FENZ license.)
FENZ membership/license link
Any questions re your FENZ affiliation should be directed to
FENZ Secretary General - Amanda Hopkins
YOU ARE ENTERING A MIXED TOURNAMENT.
We will consider running separate gender poules with a minimum of 6 fencers per poule. Anything less is at the discretion of the DT on the day, as is the poule format, which depends on numbers. If you have no clue what we are talking about:
Please register early, so we can plan.
Do not enter multiple weapons without contacting us first.
SETUP AND TAKING DOWN
Every fencer is expected to help with set up and taking it down at the end. We fully understand that that is disruptive for competitors we do accept family members and friends helping instead.
Photography is allowed at all Fencing North competitions. The competition venue is considered a public space.
Non public spaces with full respect of privacy are the changing rooms and the toilets. No photography is allowed in there.
Please do not change in public spaces. If you do, you waive your right to privacy.
Pictures taken at the event can be published on social media, the internet and printed media by Fencing North, spectators and competitors.
See nzlaw.co.nz for more details.
REFUND AND USE OF DATA
There are no refunds. If you wish to apply for a discretional refund please contact the DT who will forward it to Fencing North. Refunds can be given in case of injury or crisis. We have been quite lenient in the past and will continue to do so if it is not abused. Remember we have to plan and pay for your event whether you fence or pull out.
All the information collected here is for the sole use of running this event and for contact tracing. We may need to contact you with updates.
Thank you for reading this.