Foil Epee Sabre in Calgary
  • What are the Age Categories?
    Age Categories for 2014-15 USFAAge Groups
    Open
    Often refereed to as "Senior," is open to all ages. These events are recommended for Cadet aged fencers and higher. There is a min age, usually 12 yrs old to enter.

    Junior
    "Under 20" This is an official age group with a World Championships

    Cadet
    "Under 17" his is an official age group with a World Championships

    u15 the current season ends the following May; you must be 14 yrs old on Jan 1 of the current season.
    u13 the current season ends the following May; you must be 14 yrs old on Jan 1 of the current season.

    Veteran
    The FIE considers this group at 50+
    The Commonwealth fencing considers this 40+
    The CFF has veterans for ages 40+
    The AFA has this category for ages 30+

    United States Fencing Association
    USFA has some other age categories that are similar to ours.

    Youth 14 is equivalent to u15
    Youth 12 is equivalent

    Div. 1 , Div 2 and Div 3 events have qualification ratings