This calendar lists events that may be of interest to youth and cadet (that is, any fencer under 17). Senior events, as listed on the main Fencing Ireland Calendar, are open to all fencers aged 13 and up.

Key to Colours Ireland or NI event GB/European event International event Camp or Training day

The most up-to-date information on international age-group competitions can be found on the organising bodies’ websites:

If you would like to have an event or camp listed here, please email the Calendar Officer at competitions@irishfencing.net. Overseas training camps are also listed at the bottom of this page.

Date Event Weapon/s Location Age Group & Participants
24-28 July Pembroke Summer Camp 3 [Entry] F St Mary’s College, Rathmines 8-16
22-24 August Fence Like an Olympian Summer Training [Entry] F Queens Leisure Centre, Holywood 10-20
23-24 September Cadet Circuit: Geneva (Women’s Épée) E Switzerland U17
23-24 September Cadet Circuit: Konin (Men’s and Women’s Sabre) S Poland U17
31-1 Sept-Oct Cadet Circuit: Godollo (Men’s and Women’s Sabre) S Hungary U17
7-8 October Cadet Circuit: Antalya (Men’s Épée) E Turkey U17
7-8 October Cadet Circuit: Zrenjanin (Women’s Épée) E Serbia U17
21-22 October Cadet Circuit: Budapest (Men’s and Women’s Foil, Men’s Épée) E-F Hungary U17
28-29 October Cadet Circuit: Klagenfurt (Men’s and Women’s Épée) E Austria U17
28-29 October Cadet Circuit: London (Men’s and Women’s Sabre) S UK U17
4-5 November Cadet Circuit: Thessaloniki (Men’s Foil) F Greece U17
4-5 November Cadet Circuit: Samorin (Women’s Foil) F Slovakia U17
4-5 November Cadet Circuit: Sofia (Men’s and Women’s Sabre) S Bulgaria U17
11 November NI Junior Foil Series – Round 1 F tbc 8-16
11-12 November Cadet Circuit: Bonn (Men’s Epee) E Germany U17
11-12 November Cadet Circuit: Heidenheim (Women’s Epee) E Germany U17
11-12 November Cadet Circuit: Moedling (Men’s & Women’s Foil) F Austria U17
18-19 November Cadet Circuit: Espoo (Men’s & Women’s Épée) E Helsinki, Finland U17
18-19 November Cadet Circuit: Moscow (Men’s & Women’s Sabre) S Russia U17
2-3 December Cadet Circuit: Halle (Men’s Foil) F Germany U17
2-3 December Cadet Circuit: Tauberbischofscheim (Women’s Foil) F Germany U17
2-3 December Cadet Circuit: Eislingen (Men’s & Women’s Sabre) S Germany U17
9 December NI Junior Foil Series – Round 2 F tbc 8-16
9-10 December Cadet Circuit: Grenoble (Men’s & Women’s Epee) E France U17
9-10 December Cadet Circuit: Cabries (Men’s & Women’s Foil) F France U17
9-10 December Junior World Cup (Individual Men & Women) S Dormagen, Germany U20
13 January 2018 NI Junior Foil Series – Round 3 F tbc 8-16
13-14 January Cadet Circuit: Bratislava (Men’s & Women’s Épée, Men’s Foil) E-F Slovakia U17
13-14 January Cadet Circuit: Poznan (Women’s Foil) F Poland U17
13-14 January Cadet Circuit: Moedling (Men’s & Women’s Sabre) S Austria U17
20-21 January Cadet Circuit: Copenhagen (Men’s & Women’s Epee) E Denmark U17
20-21 January Cadet Circuit: Pisa (Men’s & Women’s Foil) F Italy U17
27-28 January Cadet Circuit: Krakow (Men’s & Women’s Epee) E Poland U17
27-28 January Cadet Circuit: Bucharest (Men’s & Women’s Sabre) S Romania U17
3 February 2018 NI Junior Foil Series – Round 4 F tbc 8-16
10-11 February Cadet Circuit: Warsaw (Men’s Foil) F Poland U17
10-11 February Cadet Circuit: Satu Mare (Women’s Foil) F Romania U17
10 March 2018 NI Junior Foil Series – Round 5 F tbc 8-16
27 Feb-11 Mar Cadet and Junior European Championships F-E-S Sochi, Russia U17 & U20
1-10 April Cadet and Junior World Championships F-E-S Verona, Italy U17 & U20
7 April 2018 NI Junior Foil Series – Round 6 F tbc 8-16