For fencers working on their competition calendar for the year, here are some competitions that you might want to consider.
Some will have qualification and selection criteria. These will be posted on the web site in advance of the call for nominations.
New Zealand - check out the calendar for 2013 to see when and where the competitions will be held. This year a new FeNZ Senior competition is being introduced - the President's Cup 21/22 July in Dunedin.
Australia U15/Cadets (U17) Championships, 6 - 10 July, Sydney Junior (U20) Championships, 3 - 6 October, Brisbane AFC #1 5 - 7 April, Brisbane AFC #2 8 - 10 June, Adelaide AFC#3 23 - 25 August, Melbourne AFC #4 / Aus Open 6 - 10 December, Canberra
Oceania Oceania Cadets (U17) 12 - 14 July, Noumea, New Caledonia Oceania Seniors, Labour Weekend, Auckland, NZ
Other Asian Zone Seniors 4 - 9 June, Beirut, Lebanon World Championships (Seniors) 6 - 14 August, Budapest, Hungary Asian Zone U23 Sept/Oct? Kuwait World Veterans 1 - 6 October, Varna, Bulgaria
Check out Asia and Pacific countries for their calendar of events, too.