The CFF is pleased to announce that registration for the 2019 Canadian Fencing Championships, scheduled for May 17-20, 2019 at the Quebec City Convention Centre in Quebec City, is now open and can be accessed through the event banner on the CFF website (www.fencing.ca), or through the following link:
The event is organized by the Canadian Fencing Federation in partnership with Estoc Fencing Club and the Fédération d’escrime du Quebec. Information on the event schedule, lodging and more can be found through the above link.
The CFF will also be hosting its Awards & Recognition Gala on the evening of Saturday, May 18th at the Hilton Quebec. We encourage all clubs, athletes, coaches, parents and officials to come and help us celebrate the great achievements of participants in our fencing community. Tickets for the Gala are $30 which includes the dinner, and can be purchased through the following link: 2019 Gala
New for 2019 is the Crossed Swords Fencing Equipment Referee Bursary, which will recognize a referee who was deemed to have placed ‘top of the class’ while achieving their N status during 2018. The recipient will receive a $400 bursary in recognition for their efforts.
The CFF is seeking nominations in the following award categories:
President’s Award: The CFF President’s Award is reserved to recognize the exceptional achievement and/or long and outstanding contribution of an individual to the sport of fencing.
Carl Schwende Award: The Carl Schwende Volunteer of the Year Award recognizes an individual who through excellence, dedication and the true spirit of volunteerism, made a significant contribution to the sport of fencing in Canada during the calendar year of 2018.
Lightwood Award: The Lightwood Award was created in 1968 in honour of George Lightwood. This award recognizes athletes who have excelled in competition during the year proceeding the date of the award or present an outstanding record of performance in the past, all while demonstrating exceptional talent, sportsmanship and dedication to the sport of fencing.
Cadet Male Athlete of the Year
Cadet Female Athlete of the Year
Junior Male Athlete of the Year
Junior Female Athlete of the Year
Senior Male Athlete of the Year
Senior Female Athlete of the Year
Veteran Male Athlete of the Year
Veteran Female Athlete of the Year
Christian Vidosa Award: The CFF Christian Vidosa Referee of the Year is awarded annually to the national level referee deemed to have made an outstanding contribution to the delivery and development of officiating in Canada during the period of April 1, 2018 to March 31, 2019.
Coach of the Year Award: The CFF welcomes your nomination of a high performance level coach who has made a positive impact on his / her athletes and the sport of fencing as a whole.
All nominations are due by April 12, 2019.
We look forward to seeing you in Quebec City!