Rankings and Selection

Rankings and Selection

England Fencing Rankings for Youth International Trips 2022

England Fencing Selection Document and Ranking Calculation for Youth International Development events 2022

At this time 20/09/2021 the European Fencing Confederation have no events listed, once events become listed England fencing will decide which events for each weapon are the nominated internationals this will be communicated via the website and social media


From 2021 we will be focusing on events to develop fencers using international events for U14 with birth years 2008/09

The England Fencing rankings will reflect fencers’ results who fenced in the right age category in the domestic selection events listed in section 3 and achieved ranking points as set out in section 4 of this document.

Selection for international events will be made directly off the published rankings with no discretion and subject to good disciplinary record.

8 fencers for each weapon and gender will be selected for U14 international events from the relevant England Age Group Rankings.

Commonwealth Championships for U17 (Cadet) U20 (Junior) will be detailed in a separate document.


The selection will be made after the last selection event for that weapon up until the 13th December 2021.

Places will be allocated in order of rank. If the date of any foreign events has changed significantly and the selection date has to be changed then this fact will be publicised on the England Fencing website and via England Fencing social media.

Fencers considered for selection will be limited to the top 20 of the England Fencing weapon ranking lists (http://englandfencing.co.uk/rankings/) If you wish to be considered for selection for England, please ensure your personal information is up to date with British Fencing Sport 80 membership platform.


The ranking lists shall include the fencer’s best 3 results from the following competitions (where applicable) in a reduced calendar year from 13th September 2021until the 13th December 2021. If an event has moved so it falls in the same ranking year, the latest competition results will count towards 2021 selection.

a) Leon Paul Junior Series competitions (U13)

b) The Youth Series events (U12, U14)

c) Additional competitions:

i) for Foil: Newham Swords Junior Challenge Series events U12 + U14

ii) for epée: Elite Epee U12, U14 competitions; Cocks Moor Epee U13

iii) for Sabre: Stratford Sabre U12 + U14.

iiii) Open youth competitions with for ages U12 and U14

  • Paul Davis Fencing Academy Sabre competitions
  • The Northern Youth Challenge (all weapons)


4.1 The ranking list co-ordinators will assign points according the to the final position achieved in the competition. (See point 5)

4.2 Points are only awarded to fencers finishing in the top 50% of the competition and only if they finish in the L32. This will be rounded down of the 50% calculation.

4.3 The BEST 5 results count for your England Ranking.

4.4 There will be no rolling rank or carry over. Points will be set to zero and be calculated only from competitions taking place in the reduced calendar year from 13th September 2021 until the 13th December 2021


  1. You must be a British Citizen and hold a UK passport on the selection date.
  2. You must also be eligible to represent GBR at international level
  3. You must be a member of England Fencing

 Qualifying fencers must be members of England Fencing at the time of selection and at the time of the event, must agree (with parental consent) to the code of conduct and conditions (including financial and travel arrangements) of the trip. England Fencing Ltd reserves the right to withhold selection from fencers with an unsatisfactory disciplinary record, or with an outstanding debt to EF or its agents.

In the event that England Fencing is unable to contact a selected fencer within a reasonable time-scale, the offer of selection may be withdrawn and offered to the next available fencer from the rankings.

Fencers must ensure their personal British Fencing Membership details are up to date as these will be used for all correspondence.


2021 England Fencing Selection Document Youth International V4


Rankings will be published end of each month starting 30th September 2021

England Rankings 2021 EPEE

England Rankings 2021 SABRE

England Rankings FOIL 2021