Tournament Info

Here are the following requirements to get started in fencing tournaments. Please note that the following information refers to sanctioned tournaments only. Unrated non-sanctioned tournaments such as club events do not apply.

All competitive fencers require a competitive CFF License, if you have obtained an associate license you can upgrade your CFF License through the Alberta Fencing Association Goalline website.

Competitive equipment:

Fencers are required to have the following working equipment:

Rated 350N or above Mask with additional strap and conductive bib
Rated 350N or above Jacket, Pants and Plastron
Chest protector mandatory for women and all children U13 or lower
Working Lame
Fencing Glove without tears or holes
Long socks that cover to the lower edges of pants
x2 body wires
x2 head wires
x2 working foil blades

Please see the Coaches and CFC office staff for assistance in obtaining equipment.


Depending on the tournament, registration sites for tournaments will vary. Visit the following sites for more details on registering for the particular tournament you wish to go to:

Alberta Fencing Association Events
Canadian Fencing Association Events
AskFred Fencing Registration Site
USA Fencing Association Events

(If you wish to fence in the USA you will need to register for a USAF Fencing ID, Fencing in a North American Cup NAC requires a USAF Foreign License at no cost as long as you have a valid CFF competitive license)

Tournament Calendar

Date Tournament Location
Nov 3-4, 2018 Canada Cup West Winnipeg, Manitoba
Nov 17-18, 2018 Jujie Luan Open Edmonton, Alberta
Dec 9, 2018 Gladiator’s Cup Fall Calgary, Alberta
Jan 25-27, 2019 Canada Cup Richmond, British Columbia
Feb 16-17, 2019 Edmonton Open Edmonton, Alberta
Feb 23-24, 2019 Don Laszlo Memorial Cup Calgary, Alberta
Mar 9-10, 2019 Wetterberg Open Edmonton, Alberta
Mar 17, 2019 Gladiator’s Cup Winter Calgary, Alberta
Apr 6-7, 2019 Alberta Provincial Championships Medicine Hat, Alberta
May 17-20, 2019 2019 Nationals Quebec, Quebec

Note: the above list is not comprehensive, refer to the event site links above for more events.

Good luck to all our competitive fencers this year!