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NJFA Steve Sobel Open+Fencing Masters Saber Qual. Oct 9, 2010 - Oct 10, 2010
Open Events (all weapons) and Saber qualifier for Fencing Masters NY. Open to all born 1997 or before. On-line entry closes Oct 8. $10 added fee for at-door payments. A-rated fence free (except FMNY Saber qualifier). See "more info" for full info
New Jersey Fencing Alliance: Maplewood, NJ
posted 07/24/2010
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STEVE SOBEL OPEN PLUS
OPEN SABER/FENCING MASTERS QUALIFIER (http://www.fencingmastersnyc.com)
October 9-10, 2010
Open to all fencers born 1997 or before (or on Jr Points List)

This is no longer a ROC event. Visit njfencingalliance for further info. If you previously paid and do not wish to participate contact us and your money will be refunded. Paid fencers choosing to participate in the open will receive a refund of $30 at check-in.

Venue opens at 7:00 am. There will be an equipment check.

FEES...
A's fence free (except FMNY Saber qualifier) - just register and notify us you're coming so your entry can be approved
• On-line paid registration: $35. (Saber FMNY Qualifier: $65) Payment required for complete registration(open until October 8)
• Incomplete registrations (payment at door): $45. (Saber FMNY Qualifier $75)
• Walk-in (without preregistration: $55. (Saber FMNY Qualifier $75)

Payments made at the door must be in cash or check only. Credit cards will NOT be accepted for door payments.

EVENTS SCHEDULED (close of check-in):
Saturday
Mens Foil 8:00
Womens Epee 12:00
Womens Foil 2:00

Sunday
Mens Epee 8:00
Womens Saber 12:00
Mixed Saber (FMNY Qualifier) 2:00
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FENCING MASTERS NY SABER QUALIFIER
http://www.fencingmastersnyc.com/
•Each participant receives a general admissions ticket to the Fencing Masters event on November 17th.
•Top-8 receive Fencing Masters T-shirts.
•The winner of the qualifier qualifies to fence in the Club Champion's Tournament on November 17th, in New York during the Expo leading up to the round 8 finals of Fencing Master New York (Competitors in the 8: Montano, Lopez, Marti, O'Connell, Homer, Morehouse, Igoe and YOU?)
•All local winners will be recognized on stage during the event.
•Your entry helps support the USA Olympic Team!

Fencing Masters is a fencing showcase featuring some of the best men's and women's saber in the world taking on members of the US Olympic and National team.
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ENTRY
Proof of valid USFA membership, FIE license, or other fencing federation membership must be shown. If no proof of membership, or of payment being made, you must complete and pay for USFA membership. You may join USFA at the door (parent signature required for fencers under age 18).

TOURNAMENT FORMAT
• One round of pools with 100% promotion to Direct Elimination rounds. No fence-off for third place. Medals awarded to 8th place.
Fencers are responsible for ensuring accuracy of all posted information and must report errors to the bout committee immediately. Fencer signature on pool score sheets and DE bout slip implies accuracy.
• There will be an equipment check

LOCATION
50-58 Burnett Avenue; Maplewood, NJ 07040 (just off Springfield Avenue via Vermont St.(use 54 Burnett Avenue for Mapquest). NJFA is conveniently located minutes from east-west routes of US78, US280, and US24, just off Garden State Parkway, and 10 minutes from NJ Turnpike/I-95). NJFA is only 1.5 miles from the Maplewood Train Station – only ½ hour ride from NYC Penn Station or from Hoboken (NJ Transit - http://www.njtransit.com/sf/sf_servlet.srv?hdnPageAction=TrainTo). We are only 6 miles by car/taxi from Newark Liberty International Airport.

State-of-the art fencing salle with grounded metal strips with machines located in the middle as well as repeater lights at each end. Full sound system, changing rooms, FREE Wireless Internet service, FREE parking, on-site Fencing Store.

HOTELS
Preferred Hotel: Wyndham Garden Hotel - Newark Airport. 550 Route 1 South; Newark, NJ 07114. Negotiated rate: $70/night. Mention NJFA Fencing Tournament when making reservations. http://www.wyndham.com/hotels/EWRAP/main.wnt?cha

Transportation to Venue from Wyndham:
Gold Lincoln (973-344-5566). Negotiated Fare $30 for 1-4 people (vans are also available). Call or arrange through Wyndham Front Desk and mention Fencing Tournament.

Other nearby hotels:
Best Western Turtle Brook Inn (555 Northfield Avenue; West Orange, NJ) (4 miles) (appx.$150/night) http://www.bestwesternnewjersey.com/hotels/best-western-turtle-brook-inn
Grand Summit Hotel (570 Springfield Avenue; Summit, NJ 07901) (6 miles) (appx.$130/night) http://www.grandsummit.com
The Hilton at Short Hills (41 JFK Parkway; Short Hills, NJ 07078) (6 miles) (appx.$185/night) http://www.hiltonshorthills.com