Frequently Asked Questions

CategoryMinimum AgeMaximum Age
U11011
U13013
U15015
U17017
U20020
U23023
Open0150
Secondary Schools020
40+40150
50+50150
60+60150

What category can I fence in?
It is recommended that a fencer does not enter a competition that is greater than 2 age brackets above their current age bracket. Always check with your coach if you should enter a competition.

For example if a fencer is 12, they can fence in U13, U15, and U17.


What is my Fencing age?
Your fencing age is the age you were on the first of January of the current year.

For example if a fencer is 12, and their birthday was the second of February, then their fencing age is 11.