Overview

Competitive fencing is one of the five activities which have been featured in every modern Olympic Games, the other four being athletics, cycling, swimming, and gymnastics. In fact Fencing was one of the first sports to be played in the Olympics. Fencing is divided into three competitive scenes: foil, épée, and saber. This year, GGHK is also introducing two new sports of Lightspeed Saber as well as Lightspeed Saber Choreography in addition to the traditional 3 weapons.

Venue(s)

Potential Locations:

Epee, Foil and Sabre

  • McPherson Stadium
  • ESF (KGV) (TBC)
  • McPherson Stadium

Lightspeed Saber

  • ESF (KGV) (TBC)

Plasma Sword Choreography

  • Festival Village
  • Wonderland (TBC)

Equipment

Epee, Foil and Sabre
  • Personal Fencing Equipment
Lightspeed Saber
  • Personal Fencing Equipment
Plasma Sword Choreography
  • Plasma Sword
  • Performance Costume
  • Covering Music

Events / Schedule

Schedule
  • Epee, Foil and Sabre: Sunday, November 5
  • Lightspeed Saber: Sunday, November 5.
  • Plasma Sword Choreography: Thursday, November 9. (Night)
Consists of 1 day and 1 night of competition. The following Tournaments will be organised:
  • Epee
  • Sabre
  • Foil
  • Lightspeed Saber
  • Plasma Sword Choreography
Tournament Format: Pools: 6 or 7 fencers per pool. Bouts of 5 touches / 3 minutes; Direct elimination: Bouts of 15 touches / 3×3 minute periods for foil and epee (sabre bout to 3 minutes with a 1 – minute break after 1st fencer reaches 8 touches).
Fencing Capacity Registration Fee
Epee, Foil and Sabre 112 HK$600
Lightspeed Sabre 112 HK$600
Plasma Sword Choreography 40 (10 teams of 1-4 people) HK$600

Categories / Divisions

Men’s, Women’s and Mixed Divisions Open to all over the age of 18

No. of Participants / Teams

Registration Fee

$600.00 HKD

Guidelines / Special Considerations or Rules

No special considerations

All Information Above is Subject to Change

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