Welcome to 2020

Start to the 2020 Fencing Year
The first session of 2020 starts at 2pm on Saturday 1 February.

Please make sure you register for the year at http://www.registernow.com.au/secure/Register.aspx?E=37362. If you have any questions or have any difficulties with registering, please contact us atsecretary@cavaliers.com.au

Attention Bladez Parents:
The first day back for Bladez term one is 8 February 2020, running until 4 April.

Welcome to the 2020 Committee and Office Holders

Congratulations to our 2020 committee members and other office holders, and many thanks for volunteering your time to keep Cavaliers running smoothy!

Incoming Committee for 2020:President – Llewelyn FoleyVice-President – Drew FoleySecretary – Elizabeth-Kate GullandTreasurer – Belinda Schmolke General Committee Member (Registrar) – Katrina MacKinnonOther positions:Coaching Co-Ordinator: Sven HeinRegistrar: Katrina MacKinnonEquipment Officer: Perry RuffoAssistant Equipment Officer: Drew FoleyArmourer: Perry RuffoSocial Officer: Kieran Martin-ChittendenBladez Coordinators: VacantMember Protection Officer: Andrew ChandranFirst Aid Co-Ordinator: Elizabeth-Kate GullandTournament Officer: Antonio RuffoSocial Media Manager: Tom AustinClub Handicap Trophy and CompetitionsThe 2019 Mike Middleton Club Handicap Trophy will be presented at the Saturday session on 15 February, at 2:30pm.

The first handicap events of 2020 will be held on:Foil – 8 FebruarySabre – 15 FebruaryEpee – 22 FebruaryUpcoming state and interstate competitions (Junior)

The first state-level competitions are already coming up fast! Junior (i.e. under 20) state competitions are running on 1 and 2 February. Remember that you will need to be registered with Fencing WA before competing. FWA Membership 2020

The first interstate competition of the year, also for Juniors, will be in Melbourne from 14-16 February.

Beginners’ Fencing Course
Do you know someone aged 13 or above interested in trying fencing? Our first beginner’s course will run from 22 February to 4 April. Registrations are now open at https://www.registernow.com.au/secure/Register.aspx?E=37504.

How about kids aged 9-12? Contact us at secretary@cavaliers.com.au about trying out at a Bladez sessions, which run from 1-2 pm on Saturdays during school terms.

Cleaned Club Equipment
Thank you very much to the volunteers who cleaned club jackets, plastrons, and breeches at the end of 2019! Could you please bring them back for the first session.

Also, a big thank you to the volunteers who have offered to stock-take and check over our other equipment during the first session.

First Aid course availability

In early February, we are organising a senior first aid certificate course for our club coaches. If you are interested in attending a first aid course yourself – either as a new trainee or for a refresher – we can include you in this course for less than an the cost of individual enrolments. This would also help to reduce club costs, as well as ensuring a good group of attendees for the course!

We estimate a cost of around $100 per person, or even less depending on numbers. Please contact us at secretary@cavaliers.com.au to register your interest.

Club t-shirtsWe still have some Cavaliers club t-shirts available. Contact Sven to see what we have in your size!

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