Club Competitions

Doug Facer DE Rounds and Plate

Event Type:
Club Competitions
Event Date:
Thu, 19/05/2016 - 19:00 to 22:00

Doug Facer began his fencing career in Northampton in 1949 before moving away from the area in 1952. During this time he continued to fence and upon his return to Northampton in 1962 he rejoined the club. In 1980 he was elected President of the club and remained the figurehead for the next 21 years, standing down as president a few months before he passed away. People fencing In 1982 he qualified as a foil coach for the club, progressing to county coach level in 1993. Many coaches came and went over the years, however for 20 years Doug was instrumental in introducing beginners to the sport. After he died in 2001, the club felt it was fitting to hold an annual foil competition, with the trophy dedicated to Doug's memory, the monies raised during the competition going to his chosen charity, Cystic Fibrosis.

Doug Facer Foil Poule Rounds

Event Type:
Club Competitions
Event Date:
Thu, 12/05/2016 - 19:00 to 22:00

Doug Facer began his fencing career in Northampton in 1949 before moving away from the area in 1952. During this time he continued to fence and upon his return to Northampton in 1962 he rejoined the club. In 1980 he was elected President of the club and remained the figurehead for the next 21 years, standing down as president a few months before he passed away. People fencing In 1982 he qualified as a foil coach for the club, progressing to county coach level in 1993. Many coaches came and went over the years, however for 20 years Doug was instrumental in introducing beginners to the sport. After he died in 2001, the club felt it was fitting to hold an annual foil competition, with the trophy dedicated to Doug's memory, the monies raised during the competition going to his chosen charity, Cystic Fibrosis.

Gary Baker Epee DE rounds and plate

Event Type:
Club Competitions
Event Date:
Thu, 10/03/2016 - 19:00

Gary Baker became a member of Northampton Fencing Club in 1986 and fenced regularly at the club until he passed away in 1996. He was a keen swordsman especially with his weapon of choice the epee, and it seemed only fitting that the club should hold a competition in his memory.

Gary was also an active supporter of Leukaemia Research after losing his brother to the illness when they were both young, so the club thought it only fitting that the proceeds of the competition should go to such a worthy cause.

Gary Baker Epee Poule rounds

Event Type:
Club Competitions
Event Date:
Thu, 03/03/2016 - 19:00

Gary Baker became a member of Northampton Fencing Club in 1986 and fenced regularly at the club until he passed away in 1996. He was a keen swordsman especially with his weapon of choice the epee, and it seemed only fitting that the club should hold a competition in his memory.

Gary was also an active supporter of Leukaemia Research after losing his brother to the illness when they were both young, so the club thought it only fitting that the proceeds of the competition should go to such a worthy cause.

Ladies' Foil Challenge Shield

Event Type:
Club Competitions
Event Date:
Thu, 12/11/2015 - 19:15 to 21:45

A foil challenge to encourage fencers to try out their skills - and have a good chance of winning something too!

County Championships 2015

Event Type:
Club Competitions
Event Date:
Sat, 05/09/2015 (All day) to Sun, 06/09/2015 (All day)

The annual competition to find out who are the best fencers in and around Northamptonshire....

The Gary Baker Memorial Competition 2015

Event Type:
Club Competitions
Event Date:
Thu, 05/03/2015 - 19:00

Gary Baker became a member of Northampton Fencing Club in 1986 and fenced regularly at the club until he passed away in 1996. He was a keen swordsman especially with his weapon of choice the epee, and it seemed only fitting that the club should hold a competition in his memory.

Gary was also an active supporter of Leukaemia Research after losing his brother to the illness when they were both young, so the club thought it only fitting that the proceeds of the competition should go to such a worthy cause.