The Challenge
École polytechnique's annual fencing competition X-SYSTRA fencing challenge is back for its 28th edition. One of the biggest fencing competitions in Europe, this year promises to bring together more than 300 competitors sharing a love and passion for the sport of fencing. We invite you to the welcoming campus of École polytechnique for two days of competition in both individual and team events. An opportunity not to be missed, as the Challenge will bring together fencers from all over the world!
But it's not all work. Relax in the evening after a hard day of competition and end the challenge with a fun and lively party, sure to make you want to come back next year. Matches will take place on the campus' sport facilties. Finals will be held in amphitheater Poincaré, a venue befitting a final match.
The organizing team
20 students of the Polytechnique fencing team organize the competition. We are eager to see you !
SYSTRA, our main sponsor, is a global leader in public transport infrastructure. Its 5400 employees specialise in consulting and engineering. Representatives from SYSTRA will be available throughout the challenge to present the group, its activities and the career possibilities at SYSTRA.