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Orientation Day – Expression of Interest for new students who are considering Fencing as a Winter Sport option in 2019

Hi there!

Thank you for your interest in the Fencing program for the 2019 Winter Sport season.

Please fill in the Google form below to help us plan the program for next year:

Fencing 2019 – Expression of Interest for new students

Thanks for stopping by and welcome to Sydney Boys High School!

-D. Huynh

MIC Fencing

Fencing Dinner this Friday 28/09/18

SBHS Students are reminded to come in school uniform as it is a school event and we have guests from SAC attending.

Also, volunteers are needed to assist with carrying drinks and setting up the Great Hall from 3:30pm onwards on Friday. Please let me know if you can help.

I look forward to celebrating with you on the night!

Dat Huynh

MIC Fencing

NSW School’s Fencing League 2018 Survey

Hi all,

As the NSWSFL season has wrapped up, we ask all participating students, parents/caretakers, staff/coaches/admin roles to provide us with some valuable feedback so that we’re able to improve the program for next season:

The survey will only take a few minutes and the Google Form link can be found here:

NSW Schools’ Fencing League 2018 Survey

You’ll be required to sign into your Google account to ensure one response per person (and you can edit your response afterwards if you need to). The survey is completed anonymously as your email address is not collected.

Please complete the survey ASAP at your convenience as planning for next season starts in term 4.

Thank you for your time and assistance!

-Dat Huynh

MIC Fencing

NSWSFL Coordinator 2018

Winter Sport Photos on Monday 17/09/18 – Fencing scheduled at Lunch 2

All students,

Please be advised that the remaining Winter Sport Photos will be happening on Monday 17/09/18. Fencing is scheduled on at Lunch 2 – Please don’t be late!

Please be in normal school uniform with blazers if you have one, especially if you’re in a team.

The following photos have been requested so please organise yourselves into these groups to improve efficiency on the day:

  • U14 Foil team
  • U16 Foil team
  • U18 Foil team (First grade)
  • U14 Epee team
  • U16 Epee team
  • U18 Epee team (First grade)
  • U18 Sabre team (First grade)
  • Junior Fencing (yr 7,8,9)
  • Senior Fencing (yr 10,11,12)

Please let me know if there are any issues or questions.


Mr Dat Huynh

MIC Fencing

NSWSFL Epee Team Premiership Round 3 at SAC this Saturday 15/08/19- Note: venue location change!

Please note that the venue for the fixture at St Aloysius’ College has changed from their Great Hall to Dalton Hall (due to chairs being set up early for an assembly in their Great Hall).

Please find revised notes on new location for the SAC venue below:

Venue Info – SAC – 20180915

Also note: Oxley College will be attending and are expected to arrive at 8:00am for an 8:30am start so you may arrive by 8:00am at the latest.

Mr Huynh is not be able to attend but Ms Stewart and Coach Ted will be there to supervise.

I wish you all the best in the final round of the Epee Team Premiership!

Mr Huynh

NSWSFL – Team Epee Premiership starts on the 1/09/18

Hi all,

Please find the details of the NSW Schools’ Fencing League: Team Epee Premiership documentation attached below:

NSWSFL Team Epee Premiership 2018_Schedule, Venue and Contact Information_V1.0_180822

The SBHS Epee Teams are as follows:

NSWSFL_Team Epee Premiership 2018_SBHS Teams_V1.3_180828

Fencers who are unable to participate will need to inform Mr Huynh ASAP to arrange a substitute fencer to replace you for the fixture.

The fixture and rules documents can also be found here: 

Please let me know if there are any issues or questions.

-Dat Huynh

MIC Fencing

National School Intermediate Championships – Individual Competition

Hi all,

This weekend we have the National Schools Intermediate Championships on at the NSW Fencing Centre.

If you wish to borrow gear, please see Mr Huynh at the start of Lunch 1 on Wednesday (22/08/18) at the Cricket Nets to access the Fencing storeroom. Please be aware of the equipment requirements for the event as the school does not stock 1600N masks. Please be on time.

Details for the event can be found here:

2018 Australian Intermediate Schools Championships Schedule

Fencers are encouraged to arrange their weapons check on the Friday afternoon as Saturday will be a very busy morning before the start of competitions.


All fencers (including those who attended the National Schools Championships (years 10, 11, 12) who have paid the entry fee online, please see Caroline or Annette (in the office next to the Principal’s office) to organise reimbursement for the entry fee. Please have your receipt and banking details on hand. Please do so at your earliest convenience.

Annual SBHS Fencing Dinner on the 28/09/18

Hi all,

As we wrap up another successful year of SBHS Fencing, the time has come to organise the end of season Fencing Dinner.

Please join us for a night of fun, food and awards as we celebrate our achievements and recognition of the hard work that parents, coaches, staff and our student athletes have contributed to Fencing at High this year.

The Fencing Dinner will be held on Friday 28/09/18 in the Great Hall. Duration is expected to be from 6:00pm to 9:00pm.

The cost of the event is $40.00 per person. Payment can be made at the school office. Please note the last date for payment is 07/09/2018.

1_2018 - SBHS Fencing Dinner [Poster] FINAL4_2018 - SBHS Fencing Dinner [Programme] FINAL

We look forward to celebrating with you on the night.


-Dat Huynh

MIC Fencing

End of Fencing Training for Winter Sport

Hi all,

Today was the last training session for Fencing as a Winter Sport. Students will be moving on to the Athletics Season from next week onwards.

Despite wrapping up with training, we still have a few more Saturday events running over the next few weeks so please keep an eye on updates on this website as well as Daily Notices for important news relevant to the affected fencers who still have competitions to attend.

I hope you all had an enjoyable season and I look forward to celebrating with you at the SBHS Fencing Dinner on the 28th of September.



-Dat Huynh

MIC Fencing


Saturday 25/08/18: Intermediate Australian Schools Championships

Hi all,

Please find details for the Intermediate Australian Schools Championships to be held on Saturday 25/08/18 sent to me by NSWFA attached below:

Intermediate Australian Schools Championships Selections_Email_180813

Please note minimum safety standards for equipment. You may borrow school equipment for this competition, but keep in mind that the school does not stock 1600N masks and we have limited FIE weapons. Please arrange to borrow or buy the necessary gear in time for the competition.

All competing fencers need to see Mr Huynh with registration details ready (NSWFA membership number etc.) this Friday (17/08/18) at lunch 1 in the IA Staffroom so that I can assist with your online registration and payment.

Please let me know if there are any issues or questions.

-Dat Huynh

MIC Fencing