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County AGM 2016

The county AGM, was held at 7.15 on Friday 21st October at:-
  • Cherry Hinton Village Hall
  • The 2015 county AGM, was held at 7.15 on Friday 25th September at Cherry Hinton Village Hall.

    Minutes and Secretary's Report

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    Two Photos from the Cambridge open c1970s

    Hunts FC awarded Swordmark Accreditation

    Huntingdonshire Fencing Club has been awarded the Swordmark Accreditation for it's club management. The award team was lead by Chris Convine and Mike Ellis. The club Chairman Ian Coates stated "I am pleased that after the hard work in changing our procedures to ensure we managed our club in a structured way we received the accreditation"
    SwordMark fully complements the Sport England Clubmark Accreditation Programme and includes all Clubmark criteria. The accreditation means that the club is nationally recognised by British Fencing and other organisations as a SwordMark club that is committed to high standards and is a child friendly, safe and efficient club.

    World Championship Medals for County fencers

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    Hunts FC have two Bronze medal winners from the Veterans World Championships in Bulgaria in October 2013, Silvia in Sabre and Jon Nottingham for his place in the British Team who came third in the team event.

    Richard Sage from Huntingdon FC wins medals in Commonwealth Games

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    Richard was part of an England team who came second in the Commonwealth Games in Singapore in September 2012, he also won silver medal in the individual foil and gold for best fencer in his age group. Congratulations to Richard.

    Mike Ellis received award from Bury St Edmunds club

    Mike Ellis received an ornate basket handled rapier from the club upon his retirement as coach and for his work in founding and chairing the club for many years.

    The sword was was presented by Robin Parkes (Club Armourer), who is the longest serving club member and one of the original members. Mike was the coach who originally taught Robin to fence and has remained his coach since then.

    The Sword is engraved
    To Mike Ellis
    Founder, Coach, Chairman and Mentor
    With Grateful Thanks

    County Age Group Foil - U13, U16

    Results - December 2010

    Under 16 --
  • 1st Cambridge Sword A
  • 2nd Cambridge Sword B
  • equal 3rd Dragon Fencing A and Dragon Fencing B
  • Under 13 --

  • 1st Dragon Fencing A
  • 2nd Cambridge Sword A
  • equal 3rd Saffron Walden A and Cambridge Sword B
  • It was an excellent mornings fencing with 10 teams in the under 13 and 6 in the under 16, unfortunately we lost the equivalent of two teams on the day through illness. The level of fencing at under 13 was particularly good considering the limited amount of experience, for many it was their first competition.

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