Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Circuit AAA / Vétérans Results

Montréal - November 22, 2015 . . . Congratulations to all our fencers at the first AAA/Veteran tournament of the 2015-2016 season, held at the Claude Robillard Sports Complexe. Our members fenced in 5 events covering all three weapons.  All EMR participants performed well and ended the day with well deserved medals.

The youngest EMR fencer at the tournament, Alexandra preformed well in her first ever tournament, finishing with a bronze in Women's AAA Sabre.  Siobhan show her usual skill with gold and Bronze in Women's Veterans Foil and Epee.  Alain and Jean-Claude continued their success with gold and bronze medals respectively in Men's Veterans Epee.

Congrat to all for a great start to the new season!

Monday, November 23, 2015

Les finales régionales des Jeux du Québec 2015

Les finales régionales d’escrime annuels des Jeux du Québec pour l'île de Montréal aura lieu le première fin de semaine en décembre.

Le vendredi 4 décembre 2015, à partir de 16h00, les Dynamiques de Brébeuf accueillera les Finales Régionales d’Escrime (-15, -13) pour les régions de Montréal Concordia et de Lac Saint-Louis.  Le dimanche 6 décembre 2015, à partir de 14 heures, le Club d'Escrime les Spartiates accueillera la Finale Régionale d’Escrime (-15, -13) pour la région de Bourassa. Le dimanche 6 décembre 2015, à partir de 10 heures, comprendra également plusieurs événements pour les jeunes escrimeurs (-15, -13, -11, -9) débutants et intermédiaires.

Tous les membres intéressés devraient discuter de ces événements avec leur entraîneur.

The Quebec Games Annual Regional Fencing Finals for the island of Montreal will take place the first weekend of December.

Friday, December 4, 2015, staring at 4 pm, the Dynamiques de Brébeuf will host the Regional Fencing Finals (-15, -13) for the Montreal Concordia and Lac Saint-Louis regions.  Sunday December 6, 2015, starting at 2 pm, the Club d’Escrime les Spartiates will host the Regional Fencing Finals (-15, -13) for the Bourassa region.  The Sunday December 6, 2015 tournament, starting at 10 am, will also include several events for young (-15, -13, -11, -9) beginner and intermediate fencers.

Any interested members should discuss these events with their coach.

Monday, November 16, 2015

A friendly CMR Foil/Epee Tournament for November 29, 2015

EMR foil and Epee fencers are invited to take part in a friendly tournament at the Collège Militaire Royal de St-Jean (CMR) in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu on November 29, 2015.

This CMR FOIL-EPEE CHALLENGE 2015 will be the first friendly competition at CMR during the 2015-2016 season. (An epee/sabre tournament is also usually held in the spring.)

We would like to thank CMR in advance for what will no doubt be a wonderful event!

Any members interested in the November competition should sign up at the club or email us before November 26, 2015.

Thursday, November 05, 2015

Quebec Youth Circuit - Tournament #1 results

It was a very productive tournament in Repentigny for our youth fencers, with 7 fencers competing in 4 events.  The successful day was marked by lots of good fencing, 2 medals (Anita: Bronze Women Sabre -13, Kateryna: Bronze Women's Sabre -15) plus a 5th place for Anatolii in Men's Sabre -13.

Everyone showed results highlighting their progress, including a medal for Anita's first Quebec Circuit tournament.  A great start to the new season.

Friday, October 23, 2015

Swordplay Books Discount for EMR Members

A 33.3% discount and free shipping for EMR Members! 

All Escrime Mont-Royal members are invited to take advantage to the coupon code “EMR-Royale” for US$10 off the purchase of “Fencing and the Master” at www.swordplaybooks.com. A second coupon code “QUEBEC” will provide free shipping on ALL purchases. (Although any free shipping orders will be shipped US Post, please select UPS as the shipping Method.) 

The book “Fencing and the Master” is meant as a guide for coaches, but may be of interest to all. Written by Laszlo Szabo (a close friend of EMR's founder, Stephen E. Vamos, and the coach for our current head coach John Harvie while John was in Hungary), the English translation was revised by John and Stephen in the 1980s. 

The book’s regular price is US$30. With the 2 discounts, it is US$20 with free shipping. 
Book (US$20 ≈ CA$27.49) + Shipping (US$0.00) + Custom Fees (CA$9.95) + GST (~CA$1.87) 
 ≈ CA$39.31

Monday, October 19, 2015

Circuit AAA / Vétérans (14+ / 40+)

La première compétition de la nouvelle saison des circuits AAA (14 et plus - classé C ou moins) et Vétérans (40 ans et plus) s'approche (le dimanche 22 novembre 2015) . . . Sa date limite des inscriptions est le vendredi 13 novembre 2015; pour plus d'informations s'il vous plaît voir l'invitation officielle.

The first competition of the new season for the AAA (14 & up- ranked C and below) and Vétérans (40 & up) circuits is coming soon (Sunday, November 22, 2015) . . . The registration deadline is Friday, November 13, 2015; for more information please see the official invitation.

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Circuit des jeunes/cadet (-17, -15, -13)

La première compétition des jeunes (moins de 17, moins de 15, moins de 13) de la nouvelle saison est bientôt (le 31 octobre et le 1 novembre 2015) . . . Sa date limite des inscriptions est le 23 octobre 2015; pour plus d'informations s'il vous plaît voir l'invitation officielle.

The first youth (under 17, under 15, under 13) competition of the new season is coming soon (October  31 - November 1, 2015) . . . The registration deadline is October 23, 2015; for more information please see the official invitation.

Monday, October 05, 2015

Action de grâce / Thanksgiving

Notre bâtiment sera fermé, alors il n'y aura pas d'escrime le lundi 12 octobre 2015.
Passez une bonne longue fin de semaine!

Our building will be closed, so there will be no fencing on Monday, October 12, 2015.
Have a great long weekend!