This calendar lists events that may be of interest to university fencers and U23 fencers, including novice events for beginners at college, student events domestically and abroad, and U23 international events (for which an EFC licence is required and entries are made via Fencing Ireland).

This page complements the main Fencing Ireland Calendar for senior domestic events, and the International Calendar which lists satellites and World Cups.

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

Date Event Weapon/s Location Participants Link
15-16 Sept U23 Bratislava WE-MF-WF Slovakia WE:
Eilidh Prise
6-7 Oct U23 Copenhagen MF-WF Denmark
13-14 Oct Intermediate Championships E-F-S UCD, Dublin
27-28 Oct U23 Antony MF-WF France
27-28 Oct U23 Barcelona MF-WF Spain
3-4 Nov Schull Novice Cup E-F-S UCC, Cork
3-4 Nov U23 Colmar ME-WE France WE:
17-18 Nov U23 Budapest MF-WF Hungary
17-18 Nov U23 Gdansk MF-WF Poland
24-25 Nov U23 Sosnowiec MS-WS Poland
24-25 Nov U23 Munich MS-WS Germany Brian Crowley
1-2 Dec U23 Moedling ME-WE-MF-WF Austria WE:
8-9 Dec U23 Esslingen MF Germany
12-13 Jan U23 Budapest MS-WS Hungary
26-27 Jan U23 Busto Arsizio ME-WE Italy WE:
Feb 2019 X-SYSTRA at École Polytechnique E-F-S Paris, France Website
16-17 Feb 2019 Maynooth Novice Foil F Maynooth University
23-24 Feb U23 Berlin ME Germany
23-24 Feb U23 Mannheim WE Germany
23-24 Feb U23 Goeppingen WF Germany
23-24 Feb U23 Vienna MS-WS Austria
2-3 Mar Galway Novice Cup NUI Galway
2-3 Mar U23 Lausanne ME-WE Switzerland
16-17 Mar U23 Gliwice MF Poland
16-17 Mar U23 Warsaw WF Poland
16-17 Mar U23 Strasbourg MS-WS France
22-23 Mar U23 Brno MF-WF Czechia
23-24 Mar 2019 Student Individual Championships E-F-S Maynooth University
30-31 Mar 2019 Intervarsity Championships (team) E-F-S NUI Galway
13-14 Apr U23 Barcelona WE Spain
27-28 Apr U23 Budapest ME-WE Hungary WE:
May 2019 U23 European Championships E-F-S Plovdiv, Bulgaria
11-12 May U23 Kaunas ME-WE Lithuania WE:
June Student Four Nations (team) E-F-S tbc, Ireland
June LIUF London International Universities Fencing Tournament E-F-S London, England
July 2019 30th Summer Universiade E-F-S Naples, Italy
May 2020 U23 European Championships E-F-S Liberec, Czechia