ATTN FOILISTS! You MUST have a mask with a metalic bib and two mask cords according to USFA regulations for competitions in this new 2012-13 season! Absolute Fencing Gear (right around the corner from us) opens at 9 AM on Sunday if you need a new mask and cords! Please plan your shopping wisely since the store may be busy when you arrive!
All Weapon Div 2 C & Under Mixed Event at Medeo
August 26, 2012
Close of Check-in Times:
C & Under Senior Mixed Epee 9 AM
C & Under Senior Mixed Foil 11 AM
C & Under Senior Mixed Saber 2PM
C & Under = C- rated, D-rated, E-rated and Unrated fencers.
(Click the "USFA Chart" link found on each preregistration listing ("Who's Preregistered?" page) to find out how to get rated.)
Doors open one hour before check-in ends.
>>>All fencers MUST officially check-in at the Medeo office before their check-in time ends.
$30 IF you pre-register AND pay online*.
$40 IF you pre-register online BUT pay at the door.
$50 for walk-ins (that haven't pre-registered online).
*Online preregistration closes on Sat., 08/25/2012.
**Payment at the door can be by cash or check (made out to Medeo Fencing Club). Exact change is appreciated!
When you use the Google Maps link, please note that once you turn onto Kearney St. (into our industrial park), you will turn RIGHT at the street before the Star-Ledger building. (First street on the right.) We are then located all the way at the end on the left. FYI, Absolute Fencing Gear is located at the very end of Kearney St. in our industrial park.
*Please take down our number and call our office if you feel you might be a few minutes late or if you need directions: 732-469-2244
Senior means those fencers born in or before 1999.
FIRST-TIME COMPETITORS SHOULD READ THIS CAREFULLY:
Format and Sanctioning: This tournament is sanctioned by the New Jersey Division of the USFA. All fencers are expected to wear the required fencing attire (including knee-hi socks!) and bring at least two weapons and body cords that meet USFA requirements. There are no exceptions to the attire and equipment rules. You must have proof of valid USFA membership OR join the USFA at the event*. If you have not received your membership card yet for this season, but are listed on the usfencing.org membership list, you can now sign in and print out a temporary card!
*Visit http://www.usfencing.org for more info or to print out the USFA membership application -with payment- to bring with you on Sunday.
Medeo Fencing Club: Fence at the most advanced fencing club in New Jersey. All metal USFA/FIE strips and state-of-art reels and scoring machines. We are fully air-conditioned and brightly lit! Bigger and better with our new addition and changing rooms. Free WIFI! Lots of free, off-the-street parking. Snack and beverage machine!
BY TRAIN: The club is also a short walk from the Bridgewater Station on New Jersey Transit's Raritan Valley Line (Fencers can arrange for the club to pick them up at the Station).
Absolute Fencing Gear: The Medeo Fencing Club is located in the same industrial park as Absolute Fencing Gear, a short walk and a really short car ride. Absolute Fencing Gear is open Monday-Friday AND Sundays (9AM-4PM)! (Closed Saturdays.) Visit http://www.absolutefencinggear.com for more info!