Welcome to Western Varsity Fencing!
The local varsity fencing team invites and welcomes all athletes with a variety of skills and backgrounds. Western University is a home for many fencers to discover their love and develop a skill they have never learned before. We believe in a culture where each and every fencer deserves an opportunity to learn and teach one another
Welcome Back Mustangs!
Try-out information session will be held on Tuesday Sept. 11th at 8:00pm in UCC 67.
Both experienced and non-experienced fencers are welcome to attend.
Mandatory Team Practices:
Tuesdays and Thursdays 21:00-23:00
Off-Campus Optional Practices:
Evenings Tuesdays through Friday
New and returning fencers, the team is looking for your help! New positions are required to be filled, please email coach Carol if you are interested in helping out the team with any of the following:
1. Current/experienced fencers: we need you to come out and work with our new recruits at the MSC from 8-9:30pm.
Tuesday Sept 18 and Sept 25 (includes 3 rookies with some Sabre experience and one with Epee)
Wednesday Sept 19 and Sept 26
Friday Sept 21 and Sept 28
2. New and returning fencers: we are starting up the 2018-2019 Tournament Organizing Committee and need the following positions to be filled. Most training is included.
i. Armory and gym set-up
ii. Event Timing and Secretariat
iii. Referee experience and interest
Iv. Promotion of Event via Media and Signage
REMINDER: if you can apply for Work Study through the school and get paid for the above positions! Speak to Carol for further details.
Info session for fencing season 2018/2019 will be happening this Tuesday Sept 11. Returning fencers, don’t forget to bring completed medical forms and to renew your CFF licenses.