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TRACK SUIT AND CROCS ORDER FORM

Elevate your team spirit and represent the Manitoba Fencing Association with our exclusive track suit and comfy Crocs! Donning our team gear not only showcases your pride but also fosters a sense of unity within our fencing community. Orders are now open, and we encourage every member to grab their set. The deadline for orders is October 20, 2023. Let’s hit the piste in style!

Sizing and order information in the Google Form here (link).

 

 

 

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MFA AGM- JUNE 27

MFA Annual General Meeting 2023

Tuesday, June 27, 7pm
at the Irish Association of Manitoba – 654 Erin Street. 
Doors open at 6:30pm. Awards, snacks, and socializing after the meeting.

REGISTER HERE!

Documents:
2022 Minutes
MFA Bylaws
AGM Agenda
Board Nomination Form
Proxy Voting Form

Reports:
President & Executive Director
Treasurer
Provincial Coach

  • At all general meetings, the presence of ten (10) voting members (not including proxy votes) of the Association, as defined by these By-Laws, shall constitute Quorum.
  • Members must have held their membership at least twenty-one (21) days prior to a general meeting if they are to exercise their right to vote.

Membership can be renewed here (link). Memberships renew September 1, 2023.

 

The following Board positions are up for election:
  • President (2 year term)
  • Corporate Secretary (2 year term)
  • Vice President – Technical (2 year term)
  • Board member at large (1 year term)

 

Description of Board Positions:

President:

  • Shall act as chair of all General Meetings, and all meetings of the Board.
  • Shall be an ex-officio member of all committees of the Association.
  • Shall be a signatory authority for all correspondence and transactions of the Association including all financial transactions.
  • During meetings of the Board the President will only vote in case of a tie.
  • The President shall represent the Association at the Annual General Meeting of the Canadian Fencing Federation.
  • The President shall be responsible for the employees or contractors of the Association.
  • The President shall not hold office with a fencing club, except that a club officer may be elected as President, but then must resign from the club office not more than thirty days after being elected as President. The President must be a member in good standing of the CFF.

Corporate Secretary:

  • Shall record and keep minutes of all Executive, Board and General Meetings.
  • Shall be responsible for counting and recording all votes, and the outcome there from, at all Executive, Board and General meetings.
  • Shall be a signatory authority for financial transactions.
  • Shall be responsible for ensuring a yearly review of the By-Laws.
  • Shall be responsible for ensuring yearly Corporate documents are filed with the Corporations Branch of the Government of Manitoba.

Vice-President – Technical

  • Shall establish, in conjunction with the Provincial Coach, and distribute an annual competition schedule.
  • Organize competitions and distribute and collect entry forms.
  • Tabulate and keep up-to-date records of competitive points and provincial rankings.
  • Schedule and organize coaches and officials clinics.
  • Oversee the Provincial fencing programs in cooperation with the Vice-President – Athlete Development.

Board Members-at-Large:

Duties will be determined by the MFA Executive.

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MFA AGM 2022 – June 15 at 6pm

Manitoba Fencing Association Annual General Meeting 2022

will be held on Wednesday, June 15, 6pm at the Irish Association of Manitoba – 654 Erin Street  (check in starting at 5:30pm)

To register or for questions email Sean at fencing@sportmanitoba.ca by Friday, June 10, 2022.

*The following documents and reports uploaded when available:

Documents:       2021 Minutes      MFA bylaws       AGM Agenda         Board Nomination Form         Proxy Voting Form

Reports:                 President                 Treasurer                    Provincial Coach               Executive Director

  • At all general meetings, the presence of ten (10) voting members (not including proxy votes) of the Association, as defined by these By-Laws, shall constitute Quorum.
  • Members must have held their membership at least twenty-one (21) days prior to a general meeting if they are to exercise their right to vote.

Membership can be renewed here (link).

MFA bylaws can be found here (link).  Board positions for election are:

  • Vice President (2 year term)
  • Treasurer (2 year term)
  • Vice President – Athlete Development (2 year term)
  • Board member at large (1 year term)

Vice-President:

  • Shall replace the President in case the President is not available to preside due to illness or resignation or absence.
  • The Vice-President shall be a signatory authority for all correspondence and transactions of the Association including all financial transactions.
  • The Vice-President must be a member in good standing of the CFF.
  • In case the Vice-President replaces the President during the term of office, he/she shall assume the full responsibility of the President, and shall serve for the remainder of the Presidential term. If the Vice-President chooses to not give up their position to fill the remainder of the Presidential term, he/she will assume the Presidential position until a general meeting of the Association is convened within 60 days to elect a new President or Vice-President.

Treasurer:

  • Shall, in conjunction with the Executive Director of the MFA, review and consult on all financial transactions of the Association and prepare and submit budgets at Executive, Board and general meetings.
  • Shall ensure that funds of the Association are deposited in the appropriate accounts (Bank or Trust).
  • Has signing authority with the President or other members of the Executive for all financial transactions of the Association.
  • Shall be responsible for taxation matters of the Association.
  • Shall serve as President in succession following the 1st Vice President.

Vice-President – Athlete Development

  • Organize training camps in conjunction with the Vice-President – Technical and the Provincial Coach/Technical Director.
  • Organize provincial programs in conjunction with the Vice-President-Technical and the Provincial Coach/Technical Director.
  • Organize provincial outreach programs and school programs in conjunction with the Vice-President – Technical and the Provincial Coach/Technical Director.

Board Members-at-Large:

Duties will be determined by the MFA Executive.

 

Proposed ByLaw Change
Proposed for community vote at AGM: “Allow electronic attendance at AGM provided attendees provide 2 weeks notice. If 2 weeks notice is not possible due to extenuating circumstances, requests will be considered on a case-by-case basis”

Golden Boy Provincial Championships

GOLDEN BOY: PROVINCIAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

REGISTRATION AND INFO here (linked) 

MFA 4 Tournament

MFA 4 Open will be held Sunday, March 20, 2022   

Registration Form             Full Info Sheet

Location:  Romeo Dallaire School, 81 CHEMIN QUAIL RIDGE, Winnipeg

Registrations Fees:

U13 & U15 events – $15 + $15 (administrations fees)

All Other Events – $25 + $15 (administration fees)

Age Qualifications

U13 – born 2010 or later

U15 – born 2008 or later

U17 (Cadet) – born 2006 or later

U20 (Junior) – born 2003 or later

Open (Senior) – Open

Masters – 30 years and older

Equipment Check (on-site): Sunday March 20, starting from 8am

Schedule Events (subject to change based on entries)

Sunday February 20th

Morning

Afternoon

8:00 AM Equipment Check
8:00 AM Registration
9:00 AM   U17 Foil
9:00 AM   U15 Epee
9:00 AM   U15 Sabre
10:00 AM Veteran Epee
11:00 AM U 17 Sabre
11:00 AM U 20 Epee
11:30 AM U15 Foil
11:30 AM Open FoilNote that the time of the event is the starting time.

Events may be combined (age and/or gender), where appropriate.

 

12:00 PM   U13 Epee
12:00 PM   U13 Foil
12:00 PM   U13 Sabre​
12:30 PM   Open Epee
12:30 PM   U20 Sabre
2:30 PM     U17 Epee
2:30 PM     Veteran Foil
2:30 PM     U20 Foil
2:30 PM     Open Sabre
4:30 End