Fencing action goes underway at the 1st “Next Generation Fencing Championships” on July 26th and 27th, at the MERALCO Multi-Purpose Hall, Pasig City. 

This tournament is for fencers aged 15 years old and below, with individual and team categories for all three weapons (foil, epee and sabre).  Delegates from fencing clubs in Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand are expected to arrive a few days beforehand, to do battle with local fencers culled from the UAAP member schools, as well as private institutions such as Xavier School, St. Jude Catholic School, etc.
International 'Next Generation' Fencing Tournament Unfurls on July 26th & 27th
The Next Generation Fencing Championships
Chief organizer Amatov Canlas of Fencing Masters Philippines (FMP) explained, “We are excited to stage this age-group international fencing tourney, and are thankful for the support of our foreign guests who are coming to participate. We envision to make this an annual event, as it gives much-needed exposure to our local fencers and will help determine who will be the ‘next generation’ national-team caliber players.” 

The event is sanctioned by the Philippine Fencing Association (PFA), with current president Richard Gomez expressing his full support for this initiative in promoting fencing; and sponsored by Akari Lighting Systems, BENCH apparel, Chikka.com, Fruits in Ice Cream and equipment supplier Vicious Brainiac Fencing. 

For more information, please contact fencingmastersphilippines@gmail.com.

Write-up by The Vicious Braniac Fencing
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