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The AGM is held annually to elect a new Committee

Any eligible and paid up GFA member may attend and vote at the AGM - and can stand for Committee election! Newcomers are always welcome, to ensure that the GFA continues it's high standard of sport governance each year.

If you want to stand for a position on the GFA and help with the development of the sport in one or more areas please contact one of the Committee for the relevant Nomination Form.

Positions available each year are;

Chairman

Deputy Chairman

Secretary

Treasurer

Competitions Organiser

Armourer

Juniors Representative

Development Officer

Public Relations Officer

Photos of the Limpopo Open

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African Champs 2015 Cairo

 

 

Our fencers arrived at Cairo Aiport for the African Champs, where our Epee Women Team earned a Silver Medal and Tammy Carfoot got the individual bronze.

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SA Senior National Championships held in Cape Town


The SA Senior Championships took place in Cape Town and the gold medals were won by:

Mens Epee - Kalma Kozma

Mens Foil - Robert McGregor - Western Cape

Sabre - 

 

Womens Epee - Juliana Barrett - Gauteng

Womens Foil - Giselle Vicatos - Western Cape

Womens Sabre -Keena Fourie - Gauteng

BOTSWANA


Some of our local Soweto Club fencers travelled to Gaborone to grab some gold at the first Botswana Fencing Tournament. The competition was run by our Competitions Officer JoAnn Saner as part of GFA Outreach and Development programme.

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SA Junior Championships Bloemfontein


The SA Junior Championships took place in Bloemfontein.

 

The Junior Commonwealth Games took place in Cape Town in June. 

 
 
 
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FIE Womens Epee World CUP 2015 Johannesburg


The Gauteng Fencing Association hosted the FIE 2015 Womens Epee World Cup 2015 at Birchwood 1-3 May 2015 Here are some of our team's images.

 

 

 

 

CONGRATULATIONS!!!
 
SUPER WELL DONE to the Women’s Epee team for winning a SILVER MEDAL at the Commonwealth Fencing Championships that took place in Largs, Scotland from 10 – 15 November 2014. 
THE TEAM, In front: Tammy Carfoot and Juliana Barrett and back: Gisele Vicatos and Daniella Klonarides.
 
Image 2 - Congratulations to Juliana Barrett for winning an individual Bronze medal at the Commonwealth Fencing Championships that took place in Largs, Scotland.
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The South African Fencing Mask

 

The FIE approved our mask design. This is now the official 

design that can appear on the mask of SA fencers at international competitions from 1 July 2015.  Using the design is not compulsory and fencers can still compete with a plain mask.