AFF Merchandise Store

22 Aug 2018

The AFF is pleased to announce our AFF Merchandise Store is ready for all of your training needs! Visit today and stock up on your Australian Fencing gear! For your Australian tracksuit needs, please visit our website here for sizing and ordering.

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New mask requirements – 2018/19 FIE season

08 Aug 2018

Fencers who are considering entering international events are reminded that the new mask fastening requirements introduced by the FIE apply from the start of the 2018/19 FIE season (September 2018). Fencers can purchase a new (compliant) mask or can arrange to have their existing mask retrofitted – however, retrofitting can only be carried out by…

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AFF implements new approach to referee management

13 May 2018
Australian fencing referees

The AFF is pleased to announce a new approach to managing the appointment of Australian referees at national tournaments. The new system will be implemented for the first time at the Robyn Chaplin Tournament (AFC#2) in Adelaide in June. We have appointed Mr Emanuele Bucca from the Italian Fencing Federation as the Referee Director. Emanuale…

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2018-19 Cadet and Junior HPP – nominations now open

13 May 2018

The AFF is pleased to advise that nominations are now open for the 2018/19 High Performance Program in the Cadet (U/17) and Junior (U/20) age categories. The High Performance Program (HPP) comprises the Australian Fencing Team (AFT) and the Australian Fencing Squad (AFS). The 2018/19 cycle runs from 1 July 2018 to 30 June 2019.…

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World Cadet Championships 2018

09 May 2018

  The AFF congratulates the following fencers who have been selected to represent Australia at the 2018 World Cadet Championships in Verona, Italy (1st – 8th Apr 2018). Men’s Epee Women’s Epee OliverAGNEW BronwenBONDFIELD ChristinaBUI Men’s Foil Women’s Foil PhilDOUGLAS AndreaBARRATT (NEE. CHAPLIN) Men’s Sabre Women’s Sabre PhillipAITCHISON No one selected   Team Manager: Chris…

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Success for Project 5000 Grant Program applicants

04 May 2018

Funding and in-kind support is now rolling out under the AFF Project 5000 grant program, with Melbourne’s Ruyton Girls School receiving a $5000 contribution to establish a school fencing program and club. Ruyton will use the funding to purchase 10 sets of uniforms and equipment, with additional funding provided by the school and parents for…

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