Celtic Challenge 29th and 30th July 2017
Celtic Challenge  29th and 30th July 2017


Important Notice: We've just been informed that due to another large sporting fixture taking place in Cardiff on the same weekend as the Celtic Challenge, hotels are booking up fast and prices are increasing accordingly. Please book hotels ASAP to avaoid dissapointment.

UPDATE 12.05.2017  If you contact Cardiff University they have cheaper University accomodation for individual rooms from £30 per person per night inc. ensuite and breakfast, or for the same cost if you wanted to book a group in a student flat the cost is the same per person. But the flat has a longe, kitchen etc.

Celtic Nations

Alba - Scotland

Briez - Brittany

Cymru- Wales

Eire - Ireland & N. Ireland

Galacia/Asturias - Spain

Kernow - Cornwall

Mannin - Isle of Man

Channel Islands 


The Celtic Challenge Trophy, "Arturo" y Ddraig Celtaidd.

Founded by the Mike Norfolk, Life President of the Welsh Veterans’ Fencing Association in 2004, the Celtic Challenge is a friendly and sociable event bringing together veteran fencers from across the Celtic Nations of Europe.


Past holders of the coveted Ddraig Celtiadd, "Arturo"

2016: Wales

2014: Scotland

2012: Galacia

2010: Wales

2008: Cornwall

2006: Wales

2004: Cornwall

Celtic Challenge Logo 2017

Wales are proud to host the eighth Veteran Fencing Celtic Challenge event in Cardiff on the weekend of 29th and 30th July 2017.

Past competitors have included members of the Celtic Nations currently residing in America, New Zealand, Australia, we hope to see you in Cardiff and offer a warm "Croeso i cleffyd Celtaidd yn Nghaerdd." 



The decision was made during the 2016 event in Dublin to move the Celtic Challenge out of sync. with the Veterans Fencing Commonwealths.



Entry Form 

Please download and complete the entry form. Online entry list and results will be available at www.wvfaresults.co.uk

Celtic Challenge Entry registration form 2017. Closing date Friday 23rd June. Please download and send via post or complete online and email.
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