Tournament Agenda

Friday 2/02 Sunday 4/02 Saturday 3/02


U17: pools in 5 hits 3 min, DE in 15 hits in 3x 3 min

U14 : pools in 5 hits 3 min, DE in 10 hits in 2x3 min

Saturday – Preliminary events

Pools : 2 rounds of pools. Direcy elimination table of 256 ; 105 qualified for sunday

Nota :  after T128, 97 qualify for Sunday ; tables for the 31 remaining, 8 of whom will qualify for Sunday.

Sunday – Second chance events

105 fencers, pools of 5 ; Table of 128 ; Table of 64  with second chance beginning from T64 until

 quarter finals ; Final 8 fencers, quarters, semi and finals without second chance.

For U14 women category: Saturday : 2 rounds of pools – DE until 64 if beginning with more than 120 U14 women fencers, 3rd pool until 48 qualified if beginning with less than 120 U14 women fencers – Sunday T64 then T32 with second chance.


The first 8 in each event will be awarded as well as the coaches of each winner with trophies, medals or prizes (laptops, TV, AIRPOD, Home Video, drones, high-tech…)

Comfort Pass

To enable you to live this event in the best conditions, if you wish you can buy a comfort pass. It gives its owner access to a lounge during the whole competition which will give you extra comfort. Refreshments, secured and guarded place for your fencing bags, 1 free accreditation, access to a fast track : registration, equipment check on Friday morning from 11 :00am… Charged  200€ for the 3 days, it can be purchased at the marathon shop on site, via the website


U17 mens et womens  (2007, 2008,2009),

U14 mens et womens   (2010, 2011, 2012,2013)  



Registrations have to be submitted to the CEP before Sunday january 29th 2024 on the website

In order to ensure smooth running of the event, the organisers may close the registrations prior to the scheduled cllosure date i.e. if the number of fencers reaches a critical level. Registrations will then be accepted on a first come first served basis.


Referee flat fee : Every club with more than 3 participants may subscribe on line or by check a referee flat fee of 250€ exempting them from submitting a referee (this to help clubs with no referee or if the cost for a referee is to high)


Accreditations requests only for coaches must be done before january 20th, 2024 directly on the website, accreditation menu or by email

Accreditation is free for coaches for all requests made before january 20th.

For people who are not official coaches, or after january 20st for official coaches, the accreditation will be charged 120€.


Rules 2024

Entry fee

Registrations have to be submitted to the CEP before Sunday january 29th 2024

Visa MasterCard On the website : 


Hotels recommended by organiser (the prices below are valid only when making a direct reservation with the hotel by phone or email or on website,password:  CEP24

Additional information



The Halle Georges-Carpentier is a multipurpose hall with 4,800 seats, located in the 13th arrondissement of Paris, at 81, boulevard Masséna.

It is part of an important sports centre that includes a gymnasium, football, rugby and athletics fields.

Built in 1960, renovated in 19881 and inaugurated on December 17, 1982, it takes its name in tribute to boxer Georges Carpentier (1894-1975).

Since the 2010-2011 season, the Halle George Carpentier has hosted the Paris CEP events and competitions  for fencing



12 Avenue de la Porte d'Italie

75013 PARIS


GPS:48.817008, 2.359396

Téléphone +33 1 45 85 10 10




Fencing Club CEP Paris

Halle Carpentier

81 bd Massena

75013 PARIS



Phone (Urgence): +33 (0)6 08 32 58 81

FRA                              GBR



 Open during tournament


Equipment stall

Leon paul stand

Welcome to this new edition of the CEP Challenge that we wish you full of great emotions...

Marathon Foils 2024 - Challenge CEP

3-4 february 2024


Payment until october 1st 2023                           

36 €

Payment from october 2nd to november 1st 2023

39 €

Payment from november 2nd to december 1st 2023

41 €

Payment from december 2nd to January 1st 2024

43 €

Payment from january 2nd to january 10th 2024

45 €

Payment from january 11th to january 25st 2024

49 €

Payment from january 26st st to february 1nd 2024

60 €

Payment FEBRUARY 2rd 2024

90 €

Marathon camp  Tuesday 30  january to Thursday 1 january