News & Results

Great start of 2018!

Stellar weekend for Halton Blades!

It was a very busy weekend for our high performance fencers Nicolas and Maxwell. They were in action at the Capitol Clash, North American largest youth tournament held in Washington, DC.

On Sunday, January 14 they showed best Canadian results and finished just off the main podium on 5th and 6th places in a Cadet competition that had a total of 126 fencers.  They dramatically lost quarter-final bouts to more experienced 2 years older participants including 23 Canadians.

Next day, January15 they continued to impress, finishing 1st and 3rd in Y14 category in a field of 130 participants. This was a CFF selection event for Y14 national team in which 19 Canadian athletes participated. The tremendous results give a lead to Nicolas and 5th place to Maxwell in the race for 3 spots in the National U15 épée team to be formed in the spring to represent Canada internationally.

Canadian medalists

Congratulations to Nicolas again!!!

It was a great start of the month at the Markham PanAm Centre with Canada Cup East tournament which also served as the National U15 team qualifying event.

It was a real stunning performance and breakthrough day for Nicolas, the club and the writer who had only silver and 2 bronze national medals before. He is now proud to add gold to the club collection.

Nicolas consequently defeated all his opponents in the preliminary and direct elimination rounds. He finished FIRST and became a Canada East U15 champion in the event that featured best fencers from Ontario, Quebec and Maritimes. The tremendous result gives him a lead in the race for 4 spots in the National U15 épée team to be formed next spring to represent Canada in two international events.

You met the challenge with determination, strength, and total confidence, congratulations from the whole bunch of us!

Sky is only the limit!



More exiting news! More congratulations to Nicolas on his bronze medal in the U15 category at the Ontario Winter Games 2018 qualifier #1 held at Vango Fencing Club on October 14. He is currently on the top position in the race to qualify for the Games from the West zone. His fencing life becomes even more busier as he will participate in a number of coming tournaments both in Canada and the US to become a member of the Canadian national U15 team.

Vango 14 Oct


Congratulation to Nicolas on his very strong result in the Cadet category at the National team selection event held on October 1. He came 5th overall after two day competition. The journey will continue to the North American cup held on November 11 in Kansas City and we all wish him the best of luck.

Markham, Oct 1

Canada Cup 2016, Montreal

Congratulations to Laura on her silver medal in the U15 category!


Ontario Summer Games 2016

Gold, silver and bronze for Halton Blades!

There were 72 athletes from across Ontario participating in individual and team events of fencing competition. Among them were our 3 girls who have successfully passed almost a year long qualification process and represented the the club at the mostprestigious provincial competition. These girls brought home four (4) medals.

Congratulations Laura, Georgetown!

Congratulations Sarah, Oakville!

Laura was a bronze medallist at the recent Canadian Championships in Montreal. Her victory in U15 Women’s Epee category was an extraordinary end to an extraordinary day of August 12. Both for all of us at the club and Laura’s parents. In this category Laura and Sarah both progressed to the gold medal final. It was a close bout, and the girls were tied after regulation time. Laura scored the final point to bring home the gold, leaving silver for teammate Sarah. Sarah then brought an additional gold medal from the mixed weapon Cadet team competition.


Congratulations Rachel, Milton!

In a very competitive Cadet category (born 1999 or later), Rachel who had been struggling with an ankle es injury was fourth after the preliminaries and then reached the semi-final, only to lose to the fencer who ended up winning overall gold. She brought a bronze medal to Milton.