Youth Fencing

Who? All Scottish fencers under the age of 20

Competitions: Youth Development competitions around Scotland (under-10, -12, -14, and -16); Scottish Schools Championships; Scottish age-group Championships (under-17 and under-20)

Contact: Please check our club list, or contact Scottish Fencing if there is no local club listed

Teachers/parents: Scottish Fencing can support you in starting a fencing club yourself, even if you have no experience (

Latest news on Youth Fencing below...

  • 19 Sep 2019

    2019-20 Scottish Fencing Pathways Squad


    Applications are now OPEN for the 2019-20 Scottish Fencing Pathways Squad. To join, please follow this link - CLICK HERE TO JOIN!...

  • 6 Mar 2020

    Scottish Fencing is starting to plan for the Youth Five Nations which are in Manchester on the weekend of the 27 and 28 June.

    We have sent invites to all Scottish fencers who are currently on the British Fencing junior and cadet rankings. Our plan is to build a squad with the final team...

  • 14 Feb 2020

    Scottish Fencing is delighted to announce that we are taking a squad of junior fencers to the Youth Five Nations in Manchester on the 27 and 28 June 2020. We are now looking to recruit three volunteer weapon coaches to support the Scottish Team for this event.

    We also hope to run a couple...

  • 28 Jan 2020

    This years Youth Home Nations will be held in Manchester on 27th June 2020 and we will shortly be contacting the top ranked fencers across each weapon category to ask for availability if selected. As in previous years, fencers aged 18 or under will be eligible for Scotland...

  • 15 Jan 2020

    Regions will only hold qualifers for BYCs if there are sufficient entries. 

    East Region - organiser is Don McKenzie. There is likely to be qualifiers - details to follow; qualifiers are normally held in March


  • 15 Aug 2019

    Scottish Fencing are recruiting 3 x Lead Weapons Coaches to work with our 2019-20 Pathways Squad.


    If you are passionate about developing young Scottish athletes, please see the attachment below.



  • 16 May 2019

    The next Youth Home Nations is in Dublin 29 and 30 June. This is a big shout out to our squad of fencers on their selection to fence for Scotland. The individual event is on the Saturday and the team event is Sunday. Good luck to all!

    Men's Epee

    Calum McGhee

  • 4 Apr 2019

    Scottish Fencing is delighted to confirm we are sending a team to compete in the Youth Five Nations in Ireland on the weekend of June 29/30.

    After some direct consultation with the top 6 rankings in each weapon, enough interest was lodged that allows us to send a highly competitive...

  • 13 Feb 2019

    The 2019 Challenge Wratislavia squad is below, congratulations to all selected. We are keeping the training as Sunday 17 February, venue confirmed as Woodmill High School 10am - 4pm. Please bring fencing kit, packed lunch (plenty of water/fluids) and a note book and pen!

    Likewise, if your...

  • 24 Jan 2019

    Scottish fencing is delighted to congratulate the young Scots who have won places in the Great Britain teams for the European Cadet and Junior Championships, and to thank the coaches and families who have helped them do so.  The following have been selected to compete in Foggia in Italy,...