The Excalibur Masters Competition will be held on 27 and 28 April this year. This is an annual standalone event for all fencers 30 years and over. Medals will be awarded for overall places, and for each age group: 30s, 40s, 50s and 60+. This year, overall placings are eligible for WAFA Veteran ranking points [...]
The final day for Excalibur this year will be this Saturday 15 December, not 18 December as previously indicated in the “Welcome” post. This Saturday is the AGM and trophy presentation, so will all members please attend from 1 PM. We will be voting on proposed changes to the Club Constitution which can be seen [...]
As the WAFA site is currently down indefinitely due to maintenance on the AFF server, the current WAFA rankings as of 8 September and the 2012 calendar have been posted in the WAFA Information section.
The U13 and U15/U17 epee events scheduled for this weekend will not be happening on 9 September as indicated in the WAFA calendar, but will now take place on the 15 September Activity Day instead. Here is the schedule of WAFA events over the next two weekends: 8 September – Belmont 9:00 U15/U17 Foil 1:00 [...]
A Female Fencing Day is being held at Excalibur next Sunday. For existing fencers, there are competitions for all weapons in the morning. For beginners, there is a session at 11 AM. Then there is a BBQ lunch at 1 PM. Please promote this event among your friends and colleagues and participate to make this [...]
WAFA needs volunteers to ensure the forthcoming national event goes according to plan and is a success. There are many volunteers required and many of them require no fencing knowledge. Please have a look at the DOCx or PDF versions of the information document and see where you can help!
WAFA Activity Weekend 2 for 2012 is hosted by Excalibur Community Fencing Club and will be held on 26 and 27 May at South Fremantle Senior High School Gym. Schedule Saturday 26 May 12:30 for 1:00 start – WAFA Under 15 Foil (electric, lame bibs required) 1:00 for 1:30 start – Team Sabre – inter-club [...]
Excalibur sabre coach, photographer, educator and all-round extraordinary man Frank Kocsis is having a retrospective of his work displayed as Life – An Adventure. This is at the Moores Building contemporary art gallery at 46 Henry Street, Fremantle. The opening night is on Friday 20 April from 6:00 to 8:00 pm and the exhibition continues [...]
This Saturday, the first of the year’s activity days/weekends will be held at Cavaliers Location ECU Cavaliers Fencing Club at the Mt Lawley Sport and Fitness Centre, corner of Learoyd and Woodsome Streets, Mount Lawley (Google Maps link). QR Code for smartphone navigation Schedule WAFA U/13 Foil and U/15 Foil only. 1:00pm Set up pistes [...]
The Excalibur Masters Competition will be held on 21 and 22 April this year. Previously a part of the biennial Fremantle Masters Games, this is now being run as an annual standalone event for fencers 30 years and over. Medals will be awarded for overall places, and for each age group: 30s, 40s, 50s and [...]
From WAFA’s Ben Peden: Allan Jay, epee individual and team silver medallist at the 1960 Rome Olympic Games is in town for a few days. He will be dropping by UWA Fencing Club in Claremont (corner of Goldsworthy and Princess) on Wednesday from 7:30pm to say hello, and will be attending a WAFA barbeque on [...]
This Saturday we will have our AGM and annual awards presentation. Instead of the usual sabre/foil split, the session starts at 1pm for everybody. We will do a little fencing then start the meeting around 2:00 – 2:30pm, hoping to be finished no later thatn 3:30pm so people have time to go the WAFA AGM [...]
The next Activity Weekend will be held by UWA at UWA Claremeont on 17-18th September. Timetable Saturday 9:30am – 2pm 09:30am Under 13 Foil – WAFA (non electrical) 11:00am – Team Foil – Open – (electrical) First Time Parents Epee 3 hits – If you are a parent and never fenced before here is your [...]
The Darling Range Cup is an inter club epee competition hosted by Darling Range Fencing Club and Zen School of Fencing. There are U/13, U/15 and Open divisions, with medals and trophies awarded. The competition is taking place on the 11th of September. The venue will be Zen School of Fencing Academy, Unit#8-12 Stafford St, [...]
The main schedule for the forthcoming Activity Weekend can be found here, but please note the following additional information about this and Cadets, courtesy of Ben Peden at WAFA: 1. Refereeing. Steven Lim will host a refereeing workshop for all those volunteering to help out with the refereeing at cadets. This will be held from [...]
WAFA Activity Weekend 2 for 2011 is hosted by Excalibur Community Fencing Club and will be held on 18 and 19 June at South Fremantle Senior High School Gym. Schedule Saturday 18 June 12:30 for 1:00 start – WAFA Under 15 Foil (electric, lame bibs required) 1:00 for 1:30 start – WAFA Team Sabre – [...]
Open Foil #2 Venue Change Please note that the WAFA Open Foil #2, scheduled for Saturday 28 May, will be held at ECU Cavaliers, Mount Lawley with roll call at 11:30am. Please arrive early for warm up and preparation. Epee and Sabre competitions will continue to be held at Belmont on Sunday 29 May as [...]
We wish to advise that we will accept entries on the day for this weekend’s Excalibur Masters competition for age 30+ fencers. Please come along!
The Darling Range Cup is an Epee competition hosted by Darling Range Fencing Club and Zen School of Fencing. There are U/13, U/15 and Open divisions, with medals and trophies awarded. The date will be Sunday 15th of May. The venue will be Zen School of Fencing Academy, #7 Stafford St, Midland. Entry fee is [...]
The Australian Cadet Fencing Championships are being held from 9 to 13 July 2011 at Kingsway Stadium, Madeley, Western Australia. Please find attached important information for: Potential Competitors and their parents; Volunteers; Clubs Document link