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The OFA offers a wide range of sanctioned events for all fencing classifications.

To see the complete schedule of events, please see our calander here>>

Competition Age Categories:

Please refer to the CFF guidelines for all competition age categories and specifications.  The age categories are defined as of December 31 of the current licensed year (August 1- July 31). Briefly, they are the following:

U13 any athlete Under 13 years old
U15 any athlete Under 15 years old
U17/Cadet any athlete who is a minimum of 13 years old and under 17 years
U20/Junior any athlete who is a minimum of 13 years old and under 20 years old
U23 any athlete who is a minimum of 13 years old and under 23 years old
Senior   any athlete who is a minimum of 13 years old
Veteran any athlete 40 years or older

To see past event results, please select the button 

Please submit results in HTML format (or provide the link to your results) to web@fencingontario.ca.  To submit results for Domestic Rankings, plese follow CFF guildelines.

OFA Event Saction Program

The OFA has updated the criteria and process for event sanctioning. Please review the new policy found here>>

OFA Event Sanction Application Process

The OFA Sanction Application Process has migrated to an online form and payment process only. Clubs or event managers are to follow this new process as described:

Complete the OFA Sanction Request Form with the following documents:

  1. OFA Event Sanction Program Appendices.
  2. Emergency Action Plan (EAP) (see sample here>>).
  3. Event Floor Plan document.

Note: All files must be in PDF format to be uploaded into the system.

OFA Sanctioned Tournament Specifications

The OFA Competitions Committee has prepared a document covering event hosting best practices to aid in the hosting of OFA sanctioned events. Please review the recommendations in the OFA Sanctioned Tournament Sepecifications.

Latest News

2018 Ontario Provincial Championships: Registration Extension to Friday, March 23rd

February 20, 2018
Registration for the 2018 Ontario Provincial Championships have been extended to this Friday, February 23, 2018 (11:59pm EST).  Please visit the Provincial Championships Page&... READ MORE...


February 01, 2018
   2018 ONTARIO PROVINCIAL CHAMPIONSHIPS DATES:         March 9 – 11, 2018 LOCATION: University of Toronto Athle... READ MORE...

Call for Availability: 2017-2018 Ontario Provincial Championships Host Venue

October 03, 2017
The Ontario Fencing Association is looking for expressions of interest from interested clubs, sports complexes and venues to host the 2017-2018 Ontario Provincial Championships. The minimum venue r... READ MORE...

Potential Rule Changes for Epee

September 10, 2017
As per the CFF, the OFA is aware of a major possible change to the rules for epee.  The OFA has not taken a formal stance on this possible rule change and will monitor the situation as it develop... READ MORE...

CFF 2017 Cadet & Junior High Performance Selection Event

July 16, 2017
The purpose of this event is to stage a competition early in the fencing season to enable cadet and junior high performance program athletes to earn points towards selection for National Team projects... READ MORE...

Ontario Athletes Strong Showing at 2017 National Championships

April 25, 2017
Ontario athletes put up a fantastic performance at the 2017 National Championships this past weekend in Gatineau, QC, capturing 61 podium finishes that include 14 Gold, 19 Silver, and 28 Bronze medal ... READ MORE...

2017 Provincial Championships List of Pre-Registrants

February 27, 2017
Please use the links below to view the current list of pre-registrants for the upcoming Provincials Championships in Kingston, ON.  Registrants are listed in alphabetical order.  Remember... READ MORE...

NEW: Sabre On Guard Line Ruling

February 24, 2017
Per the CFF Bulletin published February 23, 2017: Sanctioned tournaments will now be conducted using the four-meter on-guard lines effective immediately.  As such, all 2017 Provincial Champ... READ MORE...

Get ready for the 2017 Ontario Provincial Championships!

February 02, 2017
The 2017 Ontario Provincial Championships will be held on March 4-5 in Kingston, Ontario, hosted by RMCC in conjunction with the OFA.  Location: Kingston Military Community Sports Centre ... READ MORE...

Registration is now open for the January Canada Cup

January 10, 2017
Registration is now open for the January Canada Cup Registration for the January Canada Cup, set to take place in Richmond, B.C. from January 28-30 is now open!  The CFF has implemented a n... READ MORE...