Upcoming Events

January 31

JYC: Developmental Youth Circuit #4 (MYF)

January 31-February 1

CHMP: OUA Women’s (YRK)

February 7-8

OPN: Governor Generals (RA)

February 21-22

CHMP: OUA Men’s (BRK)

February 21-22

JFF: K-town Veterans Challenge (KIN)

February 28-March 1

OPN: Vango Open (VGO)

March 6-8

CHMP: Canada Cup (XEL)

March 14

JYC: Developmental Youth Circuit #5 (MYF)

March 14-15

TRNG: TFC March Break Beginner Camp (TFC)

JFF: Toronto Challenge II (TFC)

JYC: Apsimon Junior (RA)

March 20-22

CHMP: Ontario Provincials (OFA)

April 18th

JYC: Milton Youth Epee Cup #3 (HBF)

May 2

JYC: Developmental Youth Circuit #6 (MYF)

May 3

JFF: The Grand Duel of Musketeers (SWP)

June 6-7

JFF: Toronto Challenge III (TFC)

May 30-31

CHMP: Can/Am Games (VGO)

June 13-14

JFF: Asian Community Games (VGO)

June 20

JYC: Developmental Youth Circuit Finale (MYF)

The Ontario Fencing Association

 

The Ontario Fencing Association is the Provincial governing body for fencing and  is mandated by the Government of Ontario through the Ministry of Health Promotion, to represent all aspects of the Sport of Fencing in Ontario. Click here to find out more about our organization.

Finds us on Facebook HERE!

Membership

Membership format will be different for the 2014-2015 year.  Fencers registering for the Competitive, U15 Competitive, and Coaches and Officials will be registering through the CFF using THIS LINK.  Recreation, Associate, and Clubs please follow instructions on our Membership Guidelines page.  To determine which level of membership suits your needs, please also visit the Guidelines pages.

We have tried to move Recreation and Associate Memberships online this year.  Weekly updates will be posted by day-end every Thursday.  To find the list of active Recreation Members who have registered online, please follow this link.

Friday
Jan232015

Ontario Coaches Conference Announcement and Group Discount Available

The OFA recommends that coaches plan on attending the the upcoming Ontario Coaches Conference in February.  The Ontario Coaches Association is offering a Club Discount of 20% off each registration for Coaches who register as a group of 5. (5 registrations for the price of 4)

Here’s how to apply:

-Gather the names of 4+ Coaches you want to send to the Conference
-Appoint a contact person
-Have that person call Brooke Rosenfeld at (416) 426-7001
-Stay on the phone while Brooke signs up the group of Coaches (3 minutes tops, they can even set a timer)
-Send all Coaches to the conference for $172 each, or 20% off the Early Bird price

The Group Discount still includes:

The Free NCCP Competition Development options (Managing Conflict, Resistance Training, Psychology of Performance, Prevention and Recovery from Injury, and more). A $275 value. This is the cheapest way for a coach to start their Comp Dev.

The CSIO presented High Performance Stream. Sport Science and High performance sessions.

If you have any more questions or concerns, please call or email Brooke  for more details about this group discount.

Monday
Jan192015

March Canada Cup Registration Now Open!

Registration for the March 6-8th Canada Cup and University National Championships in Kitchener, Ontario is now open! The event is hosted by the Excelsior Fencing Club and the OFA, so register early and make your travel plans!

Veune:
Bingemans Conference Centre
425 Bingemans Centre Drive, Kitchener
ON, Canada
https://reg.beanstream.com/scripts/registration.asp?form=2498

 

For more information, please follow this link.

Friday
Jan162015

Congratulations Paul Apsimon on his Lifetime Achievement Coaching Award!

Congratulations to our National Foil Coach Paul Apsimon, recipient of the 2015 Brian Kilrea Lifetime Achievement Coaching Award!  Very well-deserved!

For the full article from the Ottawa Citizen, please follow this link.

Wednesday
Jan142015

2014-2015 Quest for Gold – Ontario Athlete Assistance Program: Draft List of Ontario Card Nominations Announced!

The Ontario Fencing Association is pleased to announce a draft list of athletes and alternates who have been nominated for Ontario Cards under the 2014-2015 Quest for Gold - Ontario Athlete Assistance Program (OAAP). The athletes nominated were selected using the sport specific selection criteria developed by The Ontario Fencing Association, approved by its Board of Directors and applied by (the) Selection Committee.

Category

Weapon

Name

Club

Sr. High Performance

Women’s Epee

Alexis Rudkovska

Toronto Fencing Club

Sr. High Performance

Women’s Foil

Angela Li

HuaHua Fencing Club

Sr. High Performance

Men’s Sabre

Mark Peros

Beaches Sabre Club

Sr. High Performance

Men’s Epee

Joseph Wright

Ottawa Fencing Club

Jr. High Performance

Women’s Epee

Cindy Gao

Toronto Fencing Club

Jr. High Performance

Women’s Foil

Jenny Zhao

Ottawa Fencing Club

Jr. High Performance

Women’s Epee

Michelle Li

Vango Toronto Fencing Center

Jr. High Performance

Men’s Foil

Geoffrey Devaney

Ottawa Fencing Club

Jr. High Performance

Men’s Foil

Daniel Hernandez-Wilson

My Fencing Club

Jr. High Performance

Men’s Epee

Nikola Damjanovic

Vango Toronto Fencing Center

Development

Women’s Foil

Ying Cao

HuaHua Fencing Club

Development

Women’s Epee

Shirley Wang

Toronto Fencing Club

Development

Women’s Foil

Karina Li

HuaHua Fencing Club

Development

Men’s Epee

Alex Cucos

Swordplayers Fencing Club

Development

Men’s Foil

Mateusz Kozak

Toronto Fencing Club

Development

Men’s Epee

Matthew Litwin

Swordplayers Fencing Club

Alternate/Sr. HP

Women’s Epee

Cindy Gao

Toronto Fencing Club

Alternate/Jr. HP

Women’s Foil

Karina Li

HuaHua Fencing Club

Alternate/Development

Women’s Foil

Audrey Green

My Fencing Club

Alternate/Sr. HP

Men’s Foil

Daniel Hernandez-Wilson

My Fencing Club

Alternate/Jr. HP

Men’s Epee

Alex Cucos

Swordplayers Fencing Club

Alternate/Development

Men’s Foil

Brandon Jalowica

Canadian Fencing Academy

Please note that this list is unofficial and is subject to change pending the outcome of any appeals and/or any re-selection decisions made by the PSO/MSO Selection Committee or the Quest for Gold Appeals Committee.  As a consequence, this list should not be seen as final.

Athletes who have not been nominated and who wish to appeal this decision can do so by following the process set out in the Selection Criteria document.

For a PDF of this announcement, please follow this link.

Wednesday
Jan072015

Would you like to be a part of a Pan Am Games Test Event?

 

 

 

 

We are looking for volunteers to come out and help with the Junior & Cadet Pan-American Championships; let’s show Ontario Fencing’s support for Canadian and Panamerican fencing!

The event will take place at the CIBC Pan Am/Parapan Am Aquatics Centre and Field House in Scarborough from February 2-8, 2015.

Volunteers will be needed to prepare the gym on February 1, and to provide general help for the referees and organisers from February 2-8. Young volunteers (as young as 9 years old) will also be needed during evenings to help hand out medals at event finals and to participate in the opening and closing ceremonies. All volunteers will receive lunch for the days that they are willing to help out and a free t-shirt from the event and will be allowed to assist the all the finals. It’s a great way for anyone to get acquainted with high-level fencing competition.

If you are interested in volunteering or would like more information, please contact Marc-André LeBlanc.