Sponsored by Down East School of Fencing
& the Northeast Division USFA
Events scheduled for Saturday, May 26, 2012:
9:30 AM Mixed Saber B - Bob Elmer Memorial Saber
9:30 AM Mixed Saber E
10:00 AM Mixed Veteran Foil
10:00 AM Mixed Veteran Epee
10:30 AM Mixed Veteran Saber
11:00 AM Mixed Epee B
11:00 AM Mixed Y14 Foil
12:30 PM Mixed Foil B
12:30 PM Mixed Epee E
1:30 PM Mixed Foil E
2:30 PM Women’s Epee B
Novice Non-Electric DESF Practice Tournaments (Not USFA) See Description Below.
2:30 PM Mixed Adult Novice Non-electric Foil (Ages 18 and older) Non-USFA
2:30 PM Mixed Teen Novice Non-electric Foil (Ages 13 – 17) Non-USFA
2:30 PM Mixed Youth Novice Non-electric Foil (Ages 12 and younger) Non-USFA
USFA Eligibility (as per USFA Rules):
Must be a USFA Member and events conducted with electric gear. You can join at the tournament or on-line at http://www.usfencing.org. B & E USFA Events - Must be born 1998 or earlier. In any tournament where children can fence with adults, the fencer must be 13 by January 1 of the competition season (August - July). B & Under = B,C,D,E,U classifications may participate. E Events = E & unrated fencers may participate. Mixed = Men & Women combined. Veteran = Must be born 1971 or earlier. Y14 USFA Event - Must be born 1997 - 2000. Electric gear is required for all USFA Events.
Novice Non-Electric DESF Practice Tournaments:
Novice Events are conducted non-electrically with judges. These events are sponsored by DESF as practice tournaments for new fencers and are not Northeast Division sanctioned USFA events. For more information, contact DESF at email@example.com or 207-974-8461.
Pre-registration & Entry Fees:
USFA sanctioned events:
Entry fees: $15 per event at the door. $12 per event if you pre-register on Ask-FRED by Friday, 5/25/12. These fees only apply to DESF hosted tournaments. Pre-registration closes Saturday, 5/25/12 at 9:00 PM.
Novice, non-electric events: $10 per event per person.
Courtesy of pre-registration is highly encouraged, but those wishing to register at the door are welcome. All volunteer donations to the referee fund are welcome and highly appreciated to help pay or discount the entry fees of those who volunteer to referee. When appropriate, incentives (i.e., discounted entry fees) will be offered to encourage additional participation in low turnout events to increase fencing opportunities. The tournament manager reserves the right to determine the type and amount of these incentives on an individual basis.
A Trophy for 1st place, then medals for 2nd and 3rd places will be given for the top finishers of the Bob Elmer Memorial Saber. Medals for the top three finishers will be given for all other events. Classifications will be awarded according to USFA tournament rules and conditions.
Jewett Community Center Gymnasium
66 Bridge Street
Bucksport, Maine 04416
Parking is across street from Community Center.
Tourist Info.: Venue very near to Bucksport Harbor walk, Downtown, Fort Knox, Penobscot Narrows Bridge and Observatory.
Special thanks to the Bucksport Recreation Dept. for hosting this event. This tournament is sponsored and sanctioned by the Northeast Division USFA. See http://www.northeastfencing.net for a division schedule of events.
Contact and host club:
Down East School of Fencing