2010 ALM Divisional Championships/ National Qualifiers
Y-14 MF 8am,
Y-14 WF 8am,
U16 MF 8:30am
U16 WF 8:30am,
D2/3 ME 10am,
D2/3 WE 10:30am,
Y-14 MS 12n
Y-14 WS 12:30pm
U16 WS 1pm
U16 MS 1:30pm
Men's Teams IMMEDIATELY
FOLLOWING END OF U16 SABRE
D2/3 WF 8am
D2/3 MF 9am
Y-14 ME 10am
Y-14 WE 10am
U16 ME 11am
U16 WE 11:30am
D2/3 WS 1pm
D2/3 MS 1:30pm
2010 Ark-La-Mis Divisional Qualifiers. ANYONE INTERESTED IN REFEREEING THIS EVENT SHOULD CONTACT JUSTIN MEEHAN IMMEDIATELY. 516-473-9297 OR JXMCITADEL@AOL.COM
Please be prepared to pay $35 registration and $5 per event at the door. Cash accepted. Checks made to ALM DIV.
ARK-LA-MISS NATIONAL QUALIFIER
Limited to only ALM division members of appropriate age. (Age requirements can be found at this link: http://www.almdiv.org/BusinessDivision/currentagerequirements.htm
For the latest updates and important information regarding this and other tournaments in which you pre-register: * Update your fred profile to include a valid email address * Join the ALM Yahoo group. Information is emailed from both systems.
Confirmed tournament officials:
CaddoMagnetHigh School (gym) 1601 Viking Drive Shreveport, LA 71101
(Projected finish times will not be posted due to unstable registration numbers.)
Please arrive with sufficient time to have your equipment checked.
THE FINE PRINT (you are responsible to know this)
Official proof of current USFA and Ark-La-Miss Division membership is required NO EXCEPTIONS. Fencers will be cleared for USFA Membership with pre-registration and notified via http://www.askfred.net if not current. If USFA membership is not shown in the current USFA database, an e-mail or FAX from USFA will be needed confirming status of current membership in this Division, primary club, date of birth and sex. If that is not provided, a new membership form and payment will be required (membership forms for minors require the signature of a parent or legal guardian, the coach may not sign).
Receipts from clubs or other tournaments are not acceptable as these membership forms may not have been submitted.
Membership forms will be available at the venue but it is preferred that the form be downloaded, printed and completed prior to check-in. Form is located here: http://almdiv.org/BusinessDivision/FORMS/2009-2010_Membership_Application_2.pdf
Payment ($60) for individual memberships ($110 for family) is made directly to the USFA either by check or credit card (bring separate check or cash for the tournament and membership).
All participants should download the WAIVER OF LIABILITY and CONSENT FOR MEDICAL TREATMENT FORM from the Division website (http://almdiv.org/Operations/WAIVERS/waiverconsent.pdf) or obtain a copy from their coach. Have a parent or guardian sign the form, and bring the signed form to check- in the tournament.
Participants are required to fence in proper fencing attire; current USFA rules will applied.
Divisional Qualifiers is for NATIONAL championship; the qualifying path to the US Nationals requires participants to be either U.S. citizens or permanent residents. USFA provides the division secretary with this information. If you have not received your USFA membership card and apply for the card at the competition, please be prepared to show verification of citizenship status.
OPEN TEAM EVENT INFORMATION: The Team Events are qualifiers for the USFA 2009-2010 Summer National Championships. Individuals do not qualify for teams, CLUBS qualify for teams. Please have your coach or team captain register the team. Ark-La-Miss Division can auto-qualify up to 4 teams for Summer Nationals. A club may only qualify one team. Events with less than 5 clubs entered will not be fenced. Teams must be composed of fencers all sharing the same primary club and who have represented this club at least once within the season, which may be accomplished within the tournament in which the team is qualifying. There are no mixed division teams, and no "unattached" teams. Team members are declared on Saturday for both Saturday's and Sunday's events. Captains need to complete team forms before 9 a.m. on Saturday for Saturday team events and before noon for Sunday's events. Age restrictions for Summer Nationals are enforced.
If you require additional information about the competition, please contact: JUSTIN MEEHAN 516-473-9297 OR JXMCITADEL@AOL.COM