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Sioux City Challenge + Fencing Masters Qualifier Oct 23, 2010 - Oct 24, 2010
Notice: NEW DATE this year. This is the second event in the Heartland Circuit. Go to for more information. **Just Added** we are now a Fencing Masters Saber Qualifier event.
Four Seasons Health Club: Sioux City, IA
posted 09/12/2010
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Four Seasons Health Club
1600 7th St.
Sioux City, IA 51101

Schedule of Events
(**NEW DATE** this year. The Milwaukee NAC threw the Heartland Circuit schedule into a bit of chaos this year.)

Saturday, October 23:
Mixed Foil - 9:00 a.m.
Women's Foil - 10:00 a.m.
Women's Saber - 12:00 p.m.
Mixed Saber - 1:00 p.m.

Sunday, October 24:
+Mixed Team Epee - 9:00 a.m.
Women's Epee - 10:00 a.m.
Mixed Epee - 11:00 a.m.
* Times listed are close of registration.

Note: Women may fence in mixed events with payment of the additional weapon fee, provided they also fence the corresponding women's event.

+Again this year - Team Epee! Due to the strength of the epee events, we decided to add a mixed team event to alllow fencers more bouts against competitors of similar abilities. The format will be 3 person teams with 45 touch team bouts. Teams will be divided into pools of similar strength with no DE's. Pools will be self refereed and there will be no Heartland Circuit points or awards for team events. This event is to be held strictly for your enjoyment, please treat it as such.

Registration ~ $20
Entry Fee (per event) ~ $10
Late Fee (per person) ~ $5

1st ~ Replica Sword.
1st - 8th ~ Engraved Medals.
Team Pool Winners ~ Gift Certificates.
Highest Unrated ~ Ribbons.
Iron-Man/Woman ~ Replica Swords.

Weapons Control
All equipment must meet USFA specifications. Weapons will be tested on strip.

The format will be one round of pools with everyone promoted to direct elimination.

USFA membership is required (forms will be available at the tournament). The entry deadline is October 17th. On-site registration will be allowed with payment of a late fee. Register online or by: mailing the entry form, phone, or email. Fees will be waived for A rated fencers.

Scoring Equipment
The SCFC is appealing to everyone, please bring scoring equipment to the tournament.

Chris Hagen - Minnesota Sword Club
Kit Boesch - Lincoln Fencing CLub
Doug Jauer - Sioux City fencing Club
Brett Watchorn - Sioux City Fencing Club
Theresa Knutson - Sioux City Fencing Club
Sean Bates - Sioux City Fencing Club
Others - TBA

Holiday Inn
701 Gordon Dr. (712) 277-9400
$74.99 ask for Sioux City Challenge rate
Ramada City Centre
130 Nebraska St. (712) 277-1550
$59.99 ask for Sioux City Challenge rate

Heartland Circuit
The 2010 Sioux City Challenge is the second event of the Heartland Circuit. Visit the HC website at
Please visit the Official Heartland Circuit Season Award Sponsor - Blue Gauntlet Fencing Equipment at

Contact Doug Jauer (712) 947-4379
or email ~
Venue ph. (712) 255-7659 (day of tournament only)