December 29, 2016

2017 Canada Cup - January 28-30, 2017

Hi all,

Registration is now open for the 2017 Canada Cup, held at the Richmond Oval on January 28-30, 2017.

Details are on the CFF website: http://fencing.ca/event/2017-canada-cup/

Registration deadline is on January 14th.

December 19, 2016

Fencing cancelled Dec 19th

Hey guys,
Due to an extremely low turnout during the last two practices, practice has been cancelled  tomorrow, Monday December 19th.
Hope your exams went/are going well
Happy Holidays :)

December 14, 2016

OFF Spring Fling Epee Challenge - March 10-12, 2017

Hi all,

The Okanagan Freestyle Fencing Club is hosting an epee tournament on March 10-12, 2017 in Oyama, BC.

Details are on Askfred: https://askfred.net/Events/moreInfo.php?tournament_id=35786

Vancouver Open - January 7-8, 2017

Hi all,

La Salle Fencing Club is hosting their annual Vancouver Open on January 7-8, 2017 in Vancouver, BC.

Details are on Askfred: https://askfred.net/Events/moreInfo.php?tournament_id=35769

November 27, 2016

Remembrance Day Tournament 2016 Results

Hi all,

The results are up on Askfred: https://askfred.net/Results/results.php?tournament_id=35010

Thanks to all who volunteered to referee, set-up, take-down and came to fence! Your support is much appreciated! :)

November 23, 2016

Remembrance Day Tournament - November 27th, 2016

Hi folks,

Here's a reminder that we'll be hosting our CFF sanctioned Remembrance Day Tournament this Sunday, November 27th 2016 in the AMS Student Nest, Great Hall. Events will be senior foil and sabre. Register on Askfred: https://askfred.net/Events/moreInfo.php?tournament_id=35010 .
You will need a CFF licence to compete in this tournament.

November 22, 2016

Pre-Xmas Epee Clash - December 3-4, 2016

Hi folks,

There is a CFF sanctioned epee tournament called the Pre-Xmas Epee Clash happening in Vernon, BC on December 3-4, 2016.

Details are on askfred: https://askfred.net/Events/moreInfo.php?tournament_id=34939

Santa Open - December 17, 2016

Hi folks,

North Vancouver Fencing Club is hosting their annual Santa Open on December 17, 2016. Details are on askfred: https://askfred.net/Events/moreInfo.php?tournament_id=35624

9:30am Senior Mixed Epee
12:00pm Senior Mixed Foil
2:00pm Senior Mixed Sabre

October 31, 2016

Fencing Movie Social - Thurs, Nov 3rd

Hi everyone!

Just a reminder that fencing practice is cancelled on Thursday, November 3, 2016!

Luckily we know just what to do with your new spare evening! Join us for a movie social at 6:30 pm in the AMS Nest Building, room 2504. We will be doing a screening of the fencing classic "The Princess Bride". We hope you can make it! But do "As you wish" to quote a certain Dread Pirate Roberts...

Halloween Slash and Stab 2016 Results

Hi folks,

The 2016 Halloween Slash and Stab Tournament results are up on Askfred: https://askfred.net/Results/results.php?tournament_id=35009

Thanks to all who volunteered to referee, set-up, take-down and came to fence! Your support is much appreciated! :)

September 28, 2016

Canada Cup West- October 21-23, 2016

CFF Competition - Canada Cup West is taking place in Calgary, AB.

Registration deadline is October 14th.

Registration and details can be found here: http://fencing.ca/event/canada-cup-west/

September 27, 2016

Fencing Tonight, September 27 at 7:30 pm

Hi all,

Please note we have fencing tonight on Tuesday, September 27, starting at 7:30 pm. Note the room change too - we will be in the NEST building in the Performance Theatre (that egg shaped room floating over the middle of the building on the 2nd floor).

September 22, 2016

Ubysey Article: UBC Great Combat Council hosts “SUBmission” festival in Nest

A very neat article done by The Ubyssey on the UBC Great Combat Council! And as you may know, we also participated in this festival on September 19, 2016.


Full article and photos: http://ubyssey.ca/sports/submission-in-the-sub/

September 21, 2016

Clubs Days - September 21-23, 2016

Hi peeps!

Come say hi at our Clubs Day booth. We will be here Wednesday to Friday of this week from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm! You can find us in the AMS Student Nest, Room 2306/2309.

See you guys there!

September 17, 2016

Remembrance Day Tournament - November 27, 2016

Sunday, November 27, 2016 is our CFF sanctioned Remembrance Day Tournament in the AMS Student Nest, Great Hall. Events in senior foil and sabre. Register today! You will need a CFF licence to compete in this tournament.

https://askfred.net/Events/moreInfo.php?tournament_id=35010

Halloween Slash and Stab Tournament - October 30, 2016

Sunday, October 30, 2016 is our CFF sanctioned Halloween Slash and Stab Tournament in the AMS Student Nest, Great Hall South room. Events in senior epee and sabre. Register today! You will need a CFF licence to compete in this tournament.

https://askfred.net/Events/moreInfo.php?tournament_id=35009

September 13, 2016

Fencing Cancelled on Thursday, September 15th

Hi all,

As a friendly reminder, Thursday's practice has been cancelled. 

Please check our updated term 1 fencing practice schedule before coming out. Because we have a couple of Thursday cancellations, we have decided to find alternative dates which has available rooms for us to book.

We have have 3 additional practices now:
September 16
September 27
October 5

We apologize for the inconvenience and hope to see you soon!

September 09, 2016

BC Fencing Association AGM - September 11, 2016

The BCFA AGM is scheduled for September 11, 2016 starting at 10:00 am at the Hilton Vancouver Airport Hotel in Richmond, BC (. People with a CFF licence from last season can vote for this AGM.

Documents in the link below: http://www.fencing.bc.ca/index.php/documents/

Term 1 Schedule Is Out!

Hi all,

Our term 1 schedule has now been posted on our website. Please refer to this schedule before coming out! http://ubcfencing.blogspot.ca/2016/08/2016-term-1-practice-schedule_31.html

September 08, 2016

Welcome Back, Fencers!

Hi folks,

We hope your summer went well.

It's that time of year again! It's time to dust off those fencing equipment and meet up with new and familiar faces!

We will be having our first fencing practice today Thursday, September 8, 2016, at 6:30 pm in the NEST Building in the Great Hall North room (2nd floor).

Our term 1 schedule should be posted up next week so please be patient!

See you all soon!

And for new students wanting to take a stab at the sport (pun intended), your first lesson is FREE! We have a FAQ page on our website you can also read up on. Memberships and joining the club will be done during fencing practice. Note that before you can fence, you will need to sign a waiver form. Online waiver forms are available during practice or you can login online on OrgSync to submit it electronically (highly encouraged) in advance.

August 31, 2016

2016 TERM 1 PRACTICE SCHEDULE


SEPTEMBER:
Thursday, September 1 -- 6:30-10:30 PM -- NEST Room 2301
Monday, September 5 -- LABOUR DAY -- Cancelled
Thursday, September 8 -- 6:30-10:30 PM -- NEST Great Hall North
Monday, September 12 --
6:30-11:00 PM -- NEST Great Hall South
Thursday, September 15 -- Cancelled
Friday, September 16 -- 6:30-11:00 PM -- NEST Room 2306/2309
Monday, September 19 -- 6:30-11:00 PM -- NEST Great Hall South
Thursday, September 22 -- CLUBS DAYS -- Cancelled
Monday, September 26 -- Cancelled
Tuesday, September 27 -- 7:30-11:00 PM -- NEST Performance Theatre

Thursday, September 29 -- Cancelled



OCTOBER:
Monday, October 3 --
6:30-11:00 PM -- NEST Great Hall South
Wednesday, October 5 -- 7:30-11:00 PM -- NEST Room 2301 -- Note the 7:30 PM start time

Thursday, October 6 -- Cancelled
Monday, October 10 --
6:30-11:00 PM -- NEST Great Hall South -- THANKSGIVING DAY
Thursday, October 13 --
6:30-8:00 PM -- NEST Great Hall South -- Note 8:00 PM end time
Monday, October 17 --
6:30-11:00 PM -- NEST Great Hall South
Thursday, October 20 --
6:30-11:00 PM -- NEST Great Hall South
Monday, October 24 --
6:30-11:00 PM -- NEST Great Hall South
Thursday, October 27 --
6:30-11:00 PM -- NEST Great Hall South
Monday, October 31 --
6:30-11:00 PM -- NEST Great Hall South -- HALLOWEEN

NOVEMBER:
Thursday, November 3 -- Cancelled
Monday, November 7 --
6:30-11:00 PM -- NEST Great Hall South
Thursday, November 10 --
6:30-11:00 PM -- NEST Great Hall South 
Monday, November 14 -- 6:30-11:00 PM -- NEST Great Hall South
Thursday, November 17 --
6:30-11:00 PM -- NEST Great Hall South
Monday, November 21 --
6:30-11:00 PM -- NEST Great Hall South
Thursday, November 24 --
6:30-11:00 PM -- NEST Great Hall South
Monday, November 28 --
6:30-11:00 PM -- NEST Great Hall South

DECEMBER:
Thursday, December 1 -- Cancelled

Monday, December 5 -- 6:30-11:00 PM -- NEST Great Hall South
Thursday, December 8 -- 6:30-11:00 PM -- NEST Great Hall South
Monday, December 12 -- 6:30-11:00 PM -- NEST Great Hall South
Thursday, December 15 -- 6:30-11:00 PM -- NEST Great Hall South
Monday, December 19 -- Cancelled
Thursday, December 22 -- Cancelled

August 01, 2016

Fencing cancelled for August 1st

Hi guys,

Practice has been cancelled tonight (Aug 1st) since it's BC Day holiday and the AMS Nest building is shutting down early. Sorry for the late notice.

Enjoy the day off!

Cheers,
UBC Fencing Club

July 03, 2016

Week of July 4th Fencing Practice Cancelled

Hi all,

For this whole week (July 4th and 7th), fencing has been CANCELLED.

It is conference season in the AMS Nest Building and as such, there is a conference happening the week of July 4th which will take over most rooms for most of the day. Unfortunately, AMS was not able to find an available room for our fencing practices.

We hope to see you back on the week of July 11th! Have a great week of rest!

June 16, 2016

Club Fencing Socks Have Arrived!

Hi all,

Our custom made knee length fencing socks have arrived!

The socks are custom made, knee high length soccer style socks, with extra padding in the front shin. They are a soft poly base material designed for absolute comfort, breathable upper keeps your feet dry during fencing bouts, and reinforced heel and toe for comfort and durability. The socks have dry wicking on top of the foot and arch support.

We will be selling them for $17 a pair (includes taxes).

Sizing chart:
S - Men’s 4-6 / Women’s 5.5-7.5
M - Men’s 6-9 / Women’s 7.5-10.5
L - Men’s 9-12 / Women’s 10.5-13.5

Please come talk to us starting the week of June 20th if you want to purchase a pair! For organizational purposes, please email us if you plan on ordering a pair.





May 24, 2016

2016 International Summer Camp Hosted By NW Fencing Center - June 20-24, 2016 at Beaverton, OR

Hi folks,
 
Jade mentioned about a summer fencing camp you all should know about! Train with international Olympic fencers from France, Italy, Mexico, Canada and Brazil!
 
Details below:

2016 International Summer Camp - June 20-24, 2016 at Beaverton, Oregon, USA.
Cost: $500
More information and registration can be found here: www.nwfencing.org

May 23, 2016

Fence-a-Thon on June 28-29, 2016 - Reminder to Register

Hi all,

Just a friendly reminder that the Fence-a-Thon is coming up June 28-29, 2016 in Victoria, BC.

Proceeds will go towards the BC Cancer Foundation so go register today! The tournament will be unsanctioned so we hope you will be able to make it. 

Registration details are here: https://askfred.net/Events/moreInfo.php?tournament_id=33310

Pledge forms are available on print form: http://members.shaw.ca/ubik/CapitalCity/documents/Donation_Form_-_CCFenceathon_1.pdf

To pledge online: http://donate.bccancerfoundation.com/site/TR?fr_id=2970&pg=entry

Travel arrangements will be discussed on our Facebook page. If you wish to come, you can let us know and we will decide on which ferry to take and can go together to Victoria and back to Vancouver.

May 14, 2016

Club Clothing Order Arrived!

Hi folks,

The club clothing order arrived on Friday. We'll be bringing the order to fencing practice on Monday. Those who ordered club clothing can come pick up and pay. We have already emailed you the amount owed to the fencing club. If you cannot pick it up on Monday, let us know in advance of when you can drop by to pick up and pay.

We have also ordered extra pieces of clothing for selling and will post details of these sale items onto the website.

April 26, 2016

2016 Summer Practice Schedule

2016 SUMMER PRACTICE SCHEDULE

Note that fencing lessons are 2 hours long but we have the room booked to 11:00 PM so you are welcome to stay longer. Details on our summer rates can be found here.

Please be advised that over the summer, rooms may change due to conventions and conferences so please read our schedule before coming out to fencing in case any practices get moved or cancelled.

*Changed from previous

MAY

Monday, May 2, 2016 -- 18:30 23:00 -- OLD SUB: Ballroom
Thursday, May 5, 2016 -- 18:30 23:00 -- Room 2306/2309
Monday, May 9, 2016 -- 18:30 23:00 -- OLD SUB: Partyroom
Thursday, May 12, 2016 -- 18:30 23:00 -- Room 2306/2309
Monday, May 16, 2016 -- 18:30 23:00 -- Great Hall North
Thursday, May 19, 2016 -- 18:30 23:00 -- Room 2306/2309
*Monday, May 23, 2016 -- 18:30 23:00 – OLD SUB: Partyroom   
Thursday, May 26, 2016 -- 18:30 23:00 -- Room 2306/2309
*Monday, May 30, 2016 -- 18:30 23:00 – Great Hall North         

JUNE

*Thursday, June 2, 2016 -- 18:30 23:00 – OLD SUB: Ballroom   
Monday, June 6, 2016 -- 18:30 23:00 -- Great Hall
Thursday, June 9, 2016 -- 18:30 23:00 -- Room 2306/2309
*Monday, June 13, 2016 -- 18:30 23:00 – Room 2306/2309       
*Thursday, June 16, 2016 -- 18:30 23:00 -- Room 2301              
Monday, June 20, 2016 -- 18:30 23:00 -- Room 2306/2309
Thursday, June 23, 2016 -- 18:30 23:00 -- Room 2306/2309
Monday, June 27, 2016 -- 18:30 23:00 -- Great Hall
Thursday, June 30, 2016 -- 18:30 23:00 -- Great Hall

JULY

Monday, July 4, 2016 -- 18:30 23:00 -- CANCELLED
Thursday, July 7, 2016 -- 18:30 23:00 --CANCELLED
Monday, July 11, 2016 -- 18:30 23:00 -- Great Hall
Thursday, July 14, 2016 -- 18:30 23:00 -- Great Hall South
Monday, July 18, 2016 -- 18:30 23:00 -- Great Hall
Thursday, July 21, 2016 -- 18:30 23:00 -- Great Hall
Monday, July 25, 2016 -- 18:30 23:00 -- Great Hall
Thursday, July 28, 2016 -- 18:30 23:00 -- Great Hall South

AUGUST

Monday, August 1, 2016 -- 18:30 23:00 -- CANCELLED (BC DAY HOLIDAY)
Thursday, August 4, 2016 -- 18:30 23:00 -- Great Hall
Monday, August 8, 2016 -- 18:30 23:00 -- Great Hall
Thursday, August 11, 2016 -- 18:30 23:00 -- Room 2306/2309
Monday, August 15, 2016 -- 18:30 23:00 -- Great Hall
Thursday, August 18, 2016 -- 18:30 23:00 -- Great Hall
Monday, August 22, 2016 -- 18:30 23:00 -- Room 2301
Thursday, August 25, 2016 -- 18:30 23:00 -- Room 2301
Monday, August 29, 2016 -- 18:30 23:00 -- Room 2306/2309

April 16, 2016

Club Clothing Order - April 2016

Hi all,

Club clothing order update - deadline to submit your order extended to Friday, April 22, 2016.

Note that this is for our general club logo. The T-shirt design contest will be a separate order, TBA later.

There will be a non-refundable 50% deposit due April 22nd. If you cannot drop off the deposit by April 22nd, let us know and we can try to figure out other alternatives. We will figure out taxes later but for now, just use the team price estimate. You can email us your order at fencingubc@gmail.com

Club clothing order form:
https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B8MTYVel0-nLVTBiNzBDRThWWUk/view

Club clothing order form (editable version):
https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B8MTYVel0-nLSzV6c2d3c0d3WlE

When placing your order, please provide the item, catalog number, colour, size, quantity, type (men's or women's) and estimated total cost. Also provide your name and email address so we know how to contact you.

Cost of embroidery (3-colours) is the same as silk screen printing so we will opt for embroidery for track jackets, track pants, hoodies, sweat pants, socks and head bands.

Silk screen printing (2-colour) for cotton t-shirts (logo on chest area), stormtech wick-away polo t-shirts (front left chest area) and wick-away t-shirts (front left chest area).

As for head bands and socks, they will be white. I am not entirely sure how many colours they would let us order (depends on availability), but if we want to stick to the safe side: navy, black, white and grey (sweat pants) would be a safe bet.

Stormtech sizing charts:
https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B8MTYVel0-nLLUVfTEYtZWtpa0E
https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B8MTYVel0-nLaW00U200ZmhQRmc
https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B8MTYVel0-nLd3dwQjNNYjFEY28

Gildan sizing charts:
https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B8MTYVel0-nLZnBZdUdZZjI0aU0

Soccer knee-high length socks sizing chart:
S - Men’s 4-6 / Women’s 5.5-7.5
M - Men’s 6-9 / Women’s 7.5-10.5
L - Men’s 9-12 / Women’s 10.5-13.5
XL - Men’s 12+ / Women’s 13.5+

Head bands sizing chart:
One-size-fits-all


April 15, 2016

Western Canadian Championships - May 5-8, 2016

The Western Championships are on May 5-8, 2016 in Saskatoon, SK.

Registration and details: https://www.fencing.ca/content/2015-2016-western-canadian-championships

BC Provincial Championships - June 10-12 & 17-19, 2016

Hi folks,

The BC Provincial Championships are coming up June 10-12 and 17-19, 2016 (2 weekends) in Richmond, BC.

Registration and details: https://askfred.net/Events/moreInfo.php?tournament_id=33256

Fence-a-Thon - May 28-29, 2016

Hi folks,

There's a 12 hour sanctioned marathon fencing competition coming up May 28-29, 2016 in Victoria, BC called Fence-a-Thon. Yes, you heard it right! We'll be fencing from 7:00 pm to the wee hours of the morning to 7:00 am...we'll be staying overnight at the gym to fence non-stop for charity and stuff! :)

Registration and details: https://askfred.net/Events/moreInfo.php?tournament_id=33310

If you're interested in attending, we will discussing travel logistics on Facebook.

Jeux de Pomme Tournament - May 14-15, 2016

Hi folks,

There's a sanctioned epee competition coming up called Jeux de Pomme on May 14-15, 2016 in Vernon, BC! Such epee madness! :)

Registration and details: https://askfred.net/Events/moreInfo.php?tournament_id=31528

April 06, 2016

Fencing Cancelled on Thursday, April 7, 2016 -- Meet up for dinner instead!

Hi everyone,

We unfortunately won't be having a practice tomorrow night (April 7th). Instead, anyone interested can check out the new Storm Crow Alehouse located on West Broadway & Fir Street (1619 West Broadway). Unfortunately they do not do bookings after 6:00 pm, but I spoke to their booking agent and he said he didn't think there would be a problem with us walking in. So let's say people meet there at 7:00 pm, we can wait in the bar if there are no tables ready. If people would like to go earlier, please keep in mind that groups are limited for 3 hour time periods.

See you all there!

April 05, 2016

Year-End Fencing Dinner Social - April 10, 2016

Hi folks,

We are going to an all-you-can-eat Japanese restaurant for our year-end dinner social on Sunday, April 10, 2016 at 6:00 pm. Details, location and RSVP are on our Facebook page.

March 23, 2016

Stephen Lazar Memorial Tournament 2016 Results

Hi folks,

Results can be found on Askfred: https://askfred.net/Results/results.php?tournament_id=32051

Good work to all of our UBC fencers on trying their best at the Lazar and a big congratulations to our medallists:
Jade Adalbert - 3rd place in Senior Women's Epee
Bosco Ho - 3rd place in Senior Men's Foil

March 14, 2016

St. Patrick's Day - Fencing Practice on Thursday, March 17th

Hi folks,

We will have fencing on St. Patrick's Day however we will start on time (6:30 PM) and end a bit early at 9:00 PM. If you plan on coming late to fencing, you might not get a lot of fencing done so you have been warned!

Those of legal drinking age can join us as we enter Irish pub establishments and consume green liquids of the alcohol variety. Bring ID. If you want to join in on the fun for the post-fencing madness, come to fencing at around 8:30 PM so you can tag along for the group commute to the pubs.



March 13, 2016

BC Fencing Union Cup - March 26, 2016

Hello everyone,

The UNBC Fencing Club is hosting their BC Fencing Union Cup on March 26, 2016 in Prince George, BC.

Events include:
Open Foil & Sabre
Cadet & Open Epee

To Register, Please Email: UNBCFC@GMAIL.COM

Registration and details can be found here:
https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B9A4BYwpXiDXbmR5eWY4SUN4Nk5WLWF4WkNnb1h6NjZDV244/view?usp=sharing


March 12, 2016

Stephen Lazar Memorial Tournament - March 20, 2016

Hi everyone,

A friendly reminder to those who plan on competing to go register soon! We have our Stephen Lazar Memorial Tournament on Sunday, March 20, 2016! This competition is CFF sanctioned so you will need a validated CFF, USFA or equivalent fencing licence to compete! Renew your licence prior to the competition if you have not done so yet, otherwise we will not let you fence.

Details and registration can be found here: https://askfred.net/Events/moreInfo.php?tournament_id=32051

Volunteers coming to help with set-up - it begins at 8:00 am sharp!

Also note that we will be in a NEW venue: The AMS Student Nest (6133 University Blvd, Vancouver)!
Room will be located on the 2nd floor in the Great Hall.

See you there!

Escrime Sundae Tournament - April 2, 2016

Hi all,

Escrime Sundae coming up April 2, 2016 in Victoria, BC! If you have not taken a ferry to Vancouver Island, now is the time to do so!

Details and registration can be found here:
https://askfred.net/Events/moreInfo.php?tournament_id=33036


Depending on interest, we may arrange to do a group day trip to and from Vancouver Island via ferry and bus transit. Arrangements and logistics will be discussed in our Facebook page. 

March 08, 2016

Club Elections Results

A big thank you for those who came and voted and for those who stepped up when the Club needed them!

Introducing the 2016-2017 Executive Board:
 
President: Karl Maibauer
Treasurer: Alix Rommel 
Vice-President: Ben Geisberg
Secretary: Jaime Silverthorn
Social Coordinator: Rebecca Coulson

March 07, 2016

T-shirt Design Contest Voting - March 10, 2016

Hi folks,

We are re-scheduling our T-shirt Design Contest voting to Thursday, March 10, 2016 during fencing practice. Come out to decide which logo should be on our new t-shirts!

We will also discuss what types of clothing (e.g., t-shirts, wick-away, sweat or track pants, track jacket, etc.) do people want to order so we can ask the company for a quote and find out how much it would cost.

See you there!

March 04, 2016

Club Elections - March 7, 2016

Herro fellow fencers!

On Monday March 7th at 8:00 pm, we will be holding our annual club elections to select the executives of 2016-17. You can nominate anyone, including yourself as long as you are a full time UBC student. By taking on the role as an exec, you will learn to run a club, manage club finances, work with others and many other valuable leadership skills.

There are currently five positions to be filled: 
President
Vice President
Treasurer
Secretary
Social Coordinator

All nominees will have to prepare a 1-2 min speech to tell us why we should vote for you. If you are not running for any positions, we still encourage you to come on down to vote for or nominate your friends! (and fence of course)! Note that you have to be UBC student member to vote!

See you guys there!

March 01, 2016

Intercollegiate Tournament 2016 Results

Hi all,

The results of the Intercollegiate Tournament are up! We would like to give a BIG THANK YOU to all our volunteers, referees, random helpers and everyone else who decided to come all the way to UBC (especially from an island and from across the border) to compete with us! :)

We look forward to future Intercollegiate Tournaments, wherever they may be! See you all next year!

https://askfred.net/Results/results.php?tournament_id=32656

February 08, 2016

Club Equipment Order - deadline February 19, 2016

Hi folks,

Just a reminder that we are doing our 2nd club equipment order for the school year. Deadline to send in your personal orders (and non-refundable deposit) is coming up February 19, 2016.

We will be ordering from Absolute Fencing again.

Details on how to order is on our website: http://ubcfencing.blogspot.ca/p/equipment-orders.html

Please email your club order to fencingubc@gmail.com and add in details of your order (URL link, item, catalog #, sizing, colour, handedness, etc.).

February 07, 2016

2016 Club T-Shirt Competition

Hi all,

We are currently taking in designs for the newest club t-shirt! The deadline was January 31, 2016, but we will extend it to February 12, 2016. That gives you some time to design the logo. The winner will have his/her logo plastered on the club t-shirt PLUS he/she will receive a club t-shirt free of charge! All entries will be displayed sometime during fencing practice in February (date to be announced later). It will be voted on by the general membership! Yay! We'll number all entries so no one will know who did what. That way, voting will be less biased.

Here are the rules and criteria for the contest:
1. It may either be a black and white logo OR a colour logo.
2. It must be a fencing-related logo for the club.
3. It must be an original design. No plagiarism please!
4. No profanity, offensive remarks or inappropriate content are allowed.
5. The logo may have a combination of words, images or both. It is up to the artist to decide what they want in the logo.
6. Jpeg files are allowed. Other files are probably allowed - please talk to us in advance.
We recommend you use free legit programs like GIMP or Inkscape for illustrating your design.
7. Please make the logo at a considerable size so it may be enlarged for the t-shirt (if necessary). We will most likely be printing them off on 8.5 x 11 inch paper so try to make it big and clear (at least clear enough on normal sized paper).
8. One entry per person.
9. Winning submissions will become property of the UBC Fencing Club.

I suppose that is about it for rules. Pretty much anything goes (just nothing offensive, please!) :) Please send us your logo design at the club email address: fencingubc@gmail.com

If you are curious what was done in previous years, you can always ask members who have been around longer, or check out facebook for some. We had a few shirts up from various years.  If you have any other questions, please drop us an email. :) Good luck to all who enter!!

Voting will happen on the same day as club elections on March 7, 2016!