2022 Koala Mini Challenge Update, 6th – 10th July, 2022

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 INVITATION – 2022 Koala Mini Challenge – Updated information 
                                4 weeks to go!! – All entries are now open 
Please find attached information for the 2022 Koala Mini Challenge, which will be held in Sydney directly after the 2022 AFF U15 & Cadet National Championships from 6th – 10th July. 
This will be the 10th Anniversary of the Koala Mini Challenge, which has been cancelled for the last 2 years due to Covid. 
Note: the start times for events on the 6th, 7th, 8th and 9th have changes
Boy’s events – 10:00am
Girl’s events – 12:30pm 
Updated Koala schedule attached – 2022 Koala V2
If you require a letter of support for visa entry, please contact us as soon as possible  
2022 Koala Mini Challenge 
6 – 10 July, Sydney NSW
AUSTRALIAN entry link: 
 Entries will close 4 July
OVERSEAS entry link:
 Entries will close 4 July 
Please note – the will be no “Friendship Team Cup” in 2022, we hope to resume the Team competition in 2023

Dates: 6th – 10th July 2022
Venue: NSW Duncan Fairweather Fencing Centre
190 Bourke Road
NSW 2015


Wednesday 6th July
Koala Mini Challenge – Foil
U14 competition

Thursday 7th July
Koala Mini Challenge – Epee and Sabre
U14 competition

Friday 8th July
Koala Mini Challenge – Foil
U12 competition

Saturday 9th July
Koala Mini Challenge – Epee and Sabre
U12 competition

Sunday 10th July
Koala Mini Challenge – Epee, Foil and Sabre
U8 and U10 competition


1. U8 – U14 Fencers must wear 800N under-plastrons
2. U8 – U14 Girls must wear plastic chest protectors in all weapons
3. U8 – U14 Boy’s epee must wear plastic chest protectors
4. U8 – U12 Clothing – Mask, jacket and breaches can be 350N or 800N (fencers can wear strong tracksuit pants)
5. U14 Clothing must wear full whites (including long socks). Jacket, breaches and mask can be 350N or 800N
6. U8 – U10 Fencers must use blade size 0 – 3 weapons (foil, epee and sabre)
7. U12 – U14 Fencers can use any size blade size 0- 5 weapon (foil, epee and sabre)
8. No Bib required for Foil Mask
9. U8 – U12 No check of weight or gauge for Foil and Epee
10. ALL Masks must have double strap

Entry Fee: 

All Fencers must be either Junior Registered or Junior Affiliated with their Association or State.
Individual Entry Fee $40
Second entry $25
Individual events
– Top 4 Fencers will be presented – Gold, Silver and equal Bronze

To facilitate organization of this expanded weekend of fencing, it would be greatly appreciated if the final entries can be supplied by Monday 4th July. Please contact me for further information or registration.
Online entry links will be sent out closer to date.
In 2019 we had just over 450 individual competitors and around 65 teams. Like many events, KMC was sadly cancelled in 2020 and 2021 due to COVID 19, hope to see you in 2022!

*Please note, there will be no team event in 2022, hope to resume the Friendship Team Cup in 2023

Contact emails:
Alex Andre
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me.
NSW Fencing Association

2022 Minime Formula – State competitions
Individual Events: ALL WEAPONS

Team Events: ALL WEAPONS
U8 Team competitions – 27 points (2 minutes)
U10 Team competitions – 36 points (2 minutes)
U12 – U14 Team competitions – 45 points (3 minutes)
Note: Formula is subject to change on the day by the DT and competition organisers.

U8 & U10 Individual competitions
Poules (5 points – Epee & Foil 2 min poule),
followed by Direct Elimination (10 points)
(1 Gold, 1 Silver and 2 = Bronze awarded)

U12 Individual competitions
Poules (5 points – Epee & Foil 3 min poule),
followed by Direct Elimination (10 points)
(1 Gold, 1 Silver and 2 = Bronze awarded)

U14 Individual competitions
Poules (5 points), followed by Direct Elimination (15 points)
(1 Gold, 1 Silver and 2 = Bronze awarded)

Hotels nearby:
1. Value Suites – Green Square
2. Ibis Sydney Airport
3. Meriton Suites – Zetland

Invitation Flyer – 2022 KMC etc

2022 Koala Mini Championships (1)

2022 AFF U15 & Cadet National Championships 
1 – 5 July, Sydney NSW
The schedule is now available 
Entries will close 18 June      

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