European Cadet Circuit Event

Saturday September 29th 2018

Manchester Cadet Manchester Cadet International Tournament


iUSN Bolton Arena
Arena Approach
Bolton BL6 6LB

Tel: +44 (0) 1204 488 100


Nearest Airport: Manchester Airport (23 miles/37km)
Nearest Train Station: Horwich Parkway (100m)

Where to Stay

Additional hotel and tourist information is available from Visit Bolton.


Saturday September 29th 2018

0830 - Men's Individual Foil
1030 - Women's Individual Foil

Please note that there will be no check in. Poules will be published on the tournament web site at 1500 the day before the competition and all competitors will be assumed to be present unless specifically scratched.

Referees: Referee Seminar with EFC delegate Vilem MADR (CZE) will start at 0745. Attendance of this seminar is mandatory for all referees.


The formula for the individual competitions will be:

  1. A single of poules with 7 or 6 fencers eliminating a minimum of 20%
  2. Direct elimination without repĂȘchage down to the final.
  3. Trophy for top 4, medals for 5th to 8th place.


The tournament will be run in accordance with the FIE Rules for Competitions, the European Fencing Confederation Cadet Circuit Rules and the BFA Disciplinary Regulations. The Directoire Technique reserve the right to decide, without right of appeal, on any issues not covered by these rules.


Cadet boys and girls born on January 1st, 2002 or later. Fencers should be at least 12 on or after January 1st, 2019 (it may be possible for an extraordinarily advanced younger fencer to participate, upon the written agreement of his/her parents, coach and doctor's recommendation).


Equipment should be to FIE (CEN 2) standards, these are:

Mask strap closures must conform to new FIE standards.
Chest protectors must conform to new FIE standards.
Two pin bodywires will be required for this event.

Allstar UK will be providing an equipment stand at the competition. Please contact them in advance if you require any equipment for the event.


British Competitors

All entries must be made online via Sport-80. You must hold a EFC license before entering.
Entries must arrive no later than 22nd of September 2018.

British entries are limited to 64 competitors per weapon.

Other Competitors

Competitors from outside the UK should enter via their national federations.
All competitors must hold a valid EFC license - this should be applied for thorugh your national federation.

Live Results

Live results will be updated here over the day of the competition.

Poules will be published at 1900 on Friday 28th September.

Pre-Competition Training Camp

26th - 29th September 2018
The Manchester Fencing Centre, Oldham

Guest Italian coaches, led by Simone Vanni.


  • Footwork and bladework
  • Free fencing
  • Italian coaches offering short one to one lessons


  • Specific warm up
  • Plyometrics and explosive strength training
  • Functional mobility

For all details and pricing, please download the brochure.

Contact Us

For more information on the tournament contact:

The Tournament Director
53, Ramsey Grove
Bury BL8 2RE
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0)788 796 8117


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