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 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 all 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

Oct 01-02, 2022Alberta Cup #1Calgary, Alberta
Nov 04-06, 2022Alberta Cup #2Edmonton, Alberta
Nov 25-27, 2022Jujie Luan OpenEdmonton Alberta
Feb 25-26, 2023Don Lazlo CupCalgary, Alberta
March 18-19, 2023Alberta Cup #3Calgary, Alberta
June 03-04, 2023AFA Provincial ChampionshipsCalgary, Alberta

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!