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    Listed as a nominated ranking event: ...

    Listed as a nominated ranking event:

    http://britishfencing.com/uploads/files/junior_epee_ranking_events_2015-16.pdf

    So weekend of 3rd Oct.
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    Before being challenged on this comment, I do...

    Before being challenged on this comment, I do need to correct it. The reveal (price increase) date appears to be five weeks before each of the autumn competitions, so four weeks in advance of the...
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    My comments were based on the publication of the...

    My comments were based on the publication of the next set of competitions using the new system, now showing on the LP site.

    The initial (early) entry fee appears to be 30 across the board for...
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    I had been expecting organisers to offer a...

    I had been expecting organisers to offer a discount of 10 - 20% for early entries rather than a price hike for entering 'on time'. Interesting move. Presumably based on customer research so I guess...
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    The significance of missing one event I still...

    The significance of missing one event I still believe depends on the weapon, and how individuals performed last year in Europe affecting the rolling rankings. For ME it is clear that the outcome of...
  6. The shorter Level One course runs over two days,...

    The shorter Level One course runs over two days, with extras to do afterwards. Think you can assume this is the full six days stated, not just one.
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    Again well done to BF for getting the information...

    Again well done to BF for getting the information out in a transparent way.

    With 13 existing talent althletes listed on the relevant pages already coming from Men's Epee, unless there is a planned...
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    Hi Sabrina. If Sabre is anything like epee,...

    Hi Sabrina. If Sabre is anything like epee, particularly Men's Epee, then the rolling rankings have already pretty much determined selection for the first international. Also in Men's Epee there are...
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    Thank you to those at BF who have worked so hard...

    Thank you to those at BF who have worked so hard to bring such a comprehensive set of documents outlining and explaining cadet and junior rankings and selection processes.

    The announcement that...
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    Reached a similar point, a similar conclusion,...

    Reached a similar point, a similar conclusion, closed the survey and hit delete.
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    I started a thread on 24th March when one of the...

    I started a thread on 24th March when one of the early competitions, now announced, published its entry form and included detail that it was a Junior Nominated competition. The thread attracted very...
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    I presume in Epee at least the first junior...

    I presume in Epee at least the first junior international will be Luxembourg again, with July selections. Wonder if the other weapons will follow suit with earlier competitions. Budapest might be an...
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    Looking at this document: ...

    Looking at this document:

    http://britishfencing.com/uploads/files/communication_-_junior_selection_document_2015_-_2016_final.pdf

    Discretion seems to mean part of a centrally identified,...
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    Not that it particularly matters because of the...

    Not that it particularly matters because of the use of discretionary selection, but it would be good to know how the junior ranking competitions / processes are going to work. We currently have the...
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    Each year young fencers are required to submit a...

    Each year young fencers are required to submit a twelve to fifteen month training and competition plan, and for this to be meaningful the plan needs to reflect the dates of actual competitions, in...
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    There are lots of potential positives through the...

    There are lots of potential positives through the approach being taken, and there is a very clear message that anyone who doesn't work hard - or in the way the selectors want (a bit more...
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    Interesting documents - don't miss the second of...

    Interesting documents - don't miss the second of the two:

    http://britishfencing.com/uploads/files/communication_-_junior_selection_document_2015_-_2016_final.pdf

    This one identifies the...
  18. Thread: Byc 2015

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    How strange. A discussion about fencing following...

    How strange. A discussion about fencing following a nationally run fencing competition, even if a bit off topic. Is this a first?

    Will be good for Katie, Jon and Team to capture what worked as...
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    And Fire Door by the looks of it ..... That's why...

    And Fire Door by the looks of it ..... That's why it closes.

    (Got any spares cause they look neater than using a fire extinguisher to prop the fire door open.)
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    Was only at the event today, but the atmosphere...

    Was only at the event today, but the atmosphere felt really great.

    The outstanding organisation seriously helped, with folk less stressed than has been seen in previous years, and with lots of...
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    Groundhog Day.

    Groundhog Day.
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    Regional points race

    For anyone spotting the new daily regional points race tally, and is trying to work out how the points are awarded, see below taken from the Info for Organisers document on the event pages of the BF...
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    BYC Results

    Link to the BF Website for results as they come available:

    http://www.britishfencing.com/news/latest-news/?n=1330
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    Hi Chris. Cadet selection for the chosen...

    Hi Chris. Cadet selection for the chosen International events has historically been done based on season rankings to date. The first selection normally comes after two qualifing comps have taken...
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    Assuming that Jon Willis is correct (and he...

    Assuming that Jon Willis is correct (and he usually is), and there are significant changes to the selection processes for cadets and juniors for the coming year - starting in June / July, does anyone...
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