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New medals and award policy

14 Feb 2019

With the adoption of a new logo for Australian Fencing, the Board has taken the opportunity to review the design of medals awarded at national competitions. The new medals, pictured above, retain the existing square shape but are larger and bear a coloured version of the logo. As part of the Board’s regular review of…

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Non-combativity rule changes

07 Feb 2019
Unwillingness to fight

The following changes were introduced by the FIE at its 2018 congress and came into effect on 1 January 2019. Unwillingness to fight When, during a bout, there is one minute of fencing without a valid hit (or off-target hit in foil), fencers will no longer proceed to the next period. Instead yellow, red and…

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Junior National Championships notice

04 Feb 2019
Junior Nationals 2018 Melbourne

Fencers and supporters attending Junior National Championships in Melbourne are reminded of the AFF’s Drug and Alcohol Policy, which applies to all AFF activities. Click here to view > Drug and Alcohol Policy The AFF has been advised by several members of the fencing community that under-age drinking and illegal drug use has been occurring at private…

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New ways to pay your AFF invoices

04 Feb 2019

The AFF now offers members a convenient new way to pay their invoices, providing cost savings to both users and the organisation. The Stripe merchant facility integrates with the AFF accounting system and provides a lower cost alternative to credit card payments. Users paying with credit cards can expect savings of as much as 3.9%…

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Notice anything different?

24 Jan 2019

Welcome to the new Australian Fencing Federation website. It’s simple but, we hope, easy to navigate. The new website is built on the WordPress platform and has a new structure. But all your favourite pages remain: Registrations Rankings Results Fencer bios Competition calendar Regular visitors will notice the menu setup on the new site is…

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A new look for Australian Fencing

23 Jan 2019

A new logo for Australian Fencing has been adopted by the Australian Fencing Federation. While the current logo has served us well for 30 years, the sporting environment has changed. With increased competition among a growing number of sports offered at the junior level, it’s critical to fencing’s development in Australia that we represent ourselves…

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