This calendar lists events that may be of interest to youth fencers (that is, any fencer under 15). 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 Link
7 October Pembroke Youth Series: Lord Killanin Trophy F Loreto Abbey, Dalkey 7-20 Flyer
21-22 October EFC U14 Series: Liberec E-F Croatia 11-14
28-29 October EFC U14 Series: Timisoara F Romania 11-14
4 November NI Junior Foil Series – Round 1 F Grosvenor Grammar School 8-16 Link
4-5 November EFC U14 Series: Thessaloniki F Greece 11-14
4-5 November EFC U14 Series: Sofia F Bulgaria 11-14
18-19 November EFC U14 Series: Espoo E Finland 11-14
18-19 November EFC U14 Series: Bucharest S Romania 11-14
19 November Fencing Ireland Achievement Awards F Loreto Abbey, Dalkey 7-20
25-26 November Marburg City Championships E-F Marburg, Germany 9-14 Flyer
9 December NI Junior Foil Series – Round 2 F RBAI, Belfast 8-16 Link
16-17 December EFC U14 Series: Bratislava F Slovakia 11-14
16-17 December EFC U14 Series: Riga F Latvia 11-14 Flyer
13 January 2018 NI Junior Foil Series – Round 3 F tbc 8-16
13-14 January EFC U14 Series: Viana E-F Portugal 11-14
20 January Pembroke Youth Series: Excalibur Cup F Loreto Abbey, Dalkey 7-20
20-21 January EFC U14 Series: Tallinn E Estonia 11-14
3 February 2018 NI Junior Foil Series – Round 4 F tbc 8-16
3-4 February EFC U14 Series: CEP Foil Marathon F France 11-14 Link
10 March 2018 NI Junior Foil Series – Round 5 F tbc 8-16
10-11 March EFC U14 Series: Valencia E-F-S Spain 11-14
17-18 March EFC U14 Series: Weinheim F Germany 11-14
22-26 March Challenge Wratislavia E-F-S Wroclaw 9-15 Link
7 April 2018 NI Junior Foil Series – Round 6 F tbc 8-16
7-8 April EFC U14 Series: Barcelona E-F-S Spain 11-14
28-29 April EFC U14 Series: Oporto F Portugal 11-14
5-6 May EFC U14 Series: Novi Sad E-F-S Serbia 11-14
6 May Fencing Ireland Achievement Awards F Loreto Abbey, Dalkey 7-20
12-13 May EFC U14 Series: Lisbon E Portugal 11-14
12 May Pembroke Youth Series: Irish Youth Open F Loreto Abbey, Dalkey 7-20
19-20 May EFC U14 Series: Bratislava F Slovakia 11-14
19-20 May EFC U14 Series: Bucharest E Romania 11-14
26-27 May EFC U14 Series: Kaunas E Lithuania 11-14
26-27 May EFC U14 Series: Copenhagen F Denmark 11-14
June Poznan Fencing Festival E-F-S tbc 9-15
23-24 June CEP Foil Mini-Marathon F France 8-13 Link