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SabreCave: 18th Anniversary Sep 22, 2012 - Sep 23, 2012
Online Pre-Registration Closed - Please email the organizers if you're still needing to register. SabreCave returns again with a 2 day format and new events - the best sabre tournament in the Southwest!
St. Mark's School of Texas: Dallas, TX
posted 07/07/2012
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Online Pre-registration Closed! Please email the organizers if you are still needing to register!

Please note:

Regular Registration Fee: $30 (without prepayment by September 18th, but still registered on AskFRED - if you are currently on the list, this is what you pay!)

At the Door: $45 (this is what is charged if you show up without having registered on AskFRED).

Individual Event fees: $20

Cash or check is appreciated for payment at the venue, but we will be able to process credit card payments if necessary.



Thanks to Swordmasters for providing scoring equipment and equipment vending.

Register by Tuesday,, September 19th @ 3PM CDT to get your name on this year's tshirt!

18th Anniversary of SabreCave - the oldest all-sabre tournament in the Southwest.

Will SabreCave 2012 be a good tournament? You BET! Here are links to the past several SabreCave tournaments.
SabreCave 2011: http://askfred.net/Myfred/tourDash.php?tournament_id=15044
SabreCave 2010: http://askfred.net/Results/results.php?tournament_id=12073
SabreCave 2009: http://askfred.net/Results/results.php?tournament_id=7435
SabreCave 2008: http://askfred.net/Results/results.php?tournament_id=6292

Also, Check out our top-level referee cadre, listed at the end of this page!

VENUE
St. Mark's School of Texas
10600 Preston Road
Dallas, TX 75230-4047

EVENT SCHEDULE
Venue opens at 8am!!!! NO EARLIER!!!!
Close of registration times are indicated. Fencing will comence as soon after close of registration as possible.

Saturday
09:00 AM Youth-14 Team Women's Saber
09:30 AM Senior Open Men's Sabre
12:00 PM Youth-14 Team Men's Sabre
12:30 PM Senior Open Women's Sabre
03:00 PM Senior D and Under Mixed Sabre

Sunday
09:00 AM Youth-14 Men's Sabre
09:00 AM Youth-14 Women's Sabre
11:00 AM Youth-12 Men's Sabre
11:00 AM Youth-12 Women's Sabre
01:30 PM Senior Open Team Mixed Sabre

BIRTH YEAR LIMITATIONS (2012-2013 season)
Senior events: 1999 or before
Youth 14 events: 1998-2001
Youth 10/12 Event 2000 - 2005


ENTRY FEES
Advance Prepaid Discounted Registration: $25
Regular Registration: $30 (without prepayment by September 18th, but still registered on AskFRED)
At the Door: $45 (this is what is charged if you show up without having registered on AskFRED).

Individual Event fees: $20

Team Entry: $45 (note, FRED will charge a $25 registration fee and a $20 event fee for a total of $45).

Tshirts - $20 (please pre-order and indicate size to help us get appropriate numbers, only $15 if paid in advance by September 18th!)
Event pins - All paid registrations will receive special event pin. Additional pins are available for $5 each.

Prepayment not required, but appreciated!

TOURNAMENT ORGANIZATION
All events will be fenced electrically. Masks, body cords, cuffs and lames will be subject to equipment control. Original seeding will be according to USA Fencing Athlete Manual for Senior and Youth events. One round of pools will be fenced; 100% promoted to DE's of 15 touches (2 out of 3 five touch bouts for Y10 & Y12). Initial seeding, seeding after pools and final placements will be posted in the venue. Fencers are responsible for verifying the posted lists, and signing their pool and DE sheets.

Youth Individual events may be combined if less than 6 entrants in each event are entered.

Team Seeding for Senior events will utilize Rating and National Points, as appropriate. Team Seeding for Youth-14 will utilize Rating and Y14 National Points, as appropriate.

USFA MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED
Fencers must be a USA Fencing or FIE Member. Proof of membership is required. Pre-registered fencers will receive membership status information via askFRED email using most current USA Fencing membership data. Age status will be checked against USA Fencing membership data - bring proof of age if there are discrepancies. While fencers are encouraged to get memberships directly through the USA Fencing prior to the competition, completed USA Fencing membership forms will be accepted at the door. If you do not have proof of membership, you will be required to complete and pay for a membership. Payment for memberships is made directly to the USFA (NO CASH!); bring separate check or credit card number (preferred) for membership. Fencers under 18 years old are reminded they need the signature of a parent or guardian (not a coach) on BOTH the membership and waiver forms.

WAIVER OF LIABILITY
The North Texas Division Waiver of Liability is required to be filled out and signed. It can be downloaded at http://www.northtexasfencing.org/gov_docs/waiverconsent.pdf

REFEREE CADRE
Ariana Klinkov, FIE Sabre Referee
Bill Oliver, FIE Sabre Referee
Amgad Badawi
Adam Brewer
Vitaly Boksiner
Nelly Evanyk
Daniel Lancaster
Justin Meehan
Kyle Smith

BOUT COMMITTEE
Chair - David Sierra
Operations - Brenda Waddoups and Reannon Harn

EQUIPMENT CONTROL
Ovy Waddoups
Jon-Anthony Davis