THE TENTH ANNUAL HIGH SCHOOL CHAMPIONSHIPS FOR LOUISIANA is presented by Caddo Bossier Foundation for Sword Sports and Shreveport Regional Sports Authority and is limited to middle or high school students (born 1997 or earlier) who reside or attend school in Louisiana. Because of this limitation by geographic border and age, the event is USFA sanctioned but not rated.
Visit the FACEBOOK page for 2011 state champs. Page allows anyone to post pics and video from the event! http://www.facebook.com/event.php?invites&eid=320422997226
If information on FRED and information on http://www.almdiv.org conflict, information from http://www.almdiv.org will prevail.
PLEASE NOTE THAT THE TIME IN BOLD IS CLOSE. EVENT WILL START IMMEDIATELY AND NO ONE IS ADMITTED AFTER THAT TIME.Plan to arrive 30 minutes early for check-in and equipment control.
Saturday, February 5
8:00 - 8:30- Men's Epee
9:00 - 9:30-Women's Foil
12:30 - 1:00 Women's Sabre
1:30 - Former Champ Men's Epee, Former Champ Men's Sabre, Former Champ Women's Foil
Sunday, February 6
8:00 - 8:30-Women's Epee
9:00 - 9:30-Men's Foil
11:00 - 11:30 Men's Sabre
12:00 - Former Champ Men's Foil , Former Champ Women's Epee, Former Champ Women's Sabre
Epee Team ASAP following champ events
Caddo Magnet High School (Gym)
1601 Viking Drive
SHREVEPORT, LA 71101
Before JANUARY 24th - $30 registration and $10 per event
ON JANUARY 24th - $40 registration and $10 per event
AT THE DOOR fees begin on FEBRUARY 3rd - $50 registration and $10 per event
PLEASE PRE-REGISTER. Pre-PAY is required and fees are calculated at time of payment.
LATE FEES WILL BE IMPOSED ON JANUARY 24th.
FORMER CHAMPS and TEAMS FENCE EXHIBITIONS FREE
( however, if you are also a current student, you will be required to pay registration and event fee for your regular 2010-2011 championship events)
One round of pools with 100% promotion to simple direct elimination. No ties broken for 3rd place.
**Former Louisiana State High School Champions receive FREE ENTRY to fence in an exhibition round in your championship weapon(s). For a list of former champs eligible for this offer, go here http://www.almdiv.org/BusinessDivision/lshsfchampslist.htm
If you wish to fence (or attend) please contact Terry @ firstname.lastname@example.org or 318.458.3779
Current competitive USFA Membership is required. Memberships are available at the door. Membership AND informed consent 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 and informed consent forms will be available at the venue. Payment for memberships is made directly to the USFA (bring separate checks for the tournament and membership).
You are STRONGLY advised to have your membership card already in your possession before the tournament. Also you are STRONGLY advised that if you have not become a member 3 weeks prior to the event, please just do it at the door.
Fencers are responsible for verifying information on all posted lists both prior to and during fencing.
Fencers are required to fence in proper fencing attire; current USFA rules will apply.
Equipment testing includes mask, lame, sabre glove, and cords. Please come early to ensure enough time to have equipment checked, and in the case of failure, enough time to find substitute equipment.
AWARDS GIVEN FOR TOP 4 IN EACH EVENT
Sword Sports is a non-profit organization that promotes the Olympic sport of fencing. We strive to enable everyone to try the sport and facilitate in the development of those who choose to pursue it, regardless of sex, race, religion, or financial ability. If you are unable to pay the entry fee, travel costs for monetary reasons, or if you would not be able to attend for lack of housing, please contact us very soon; we may be able to assist you.
If you require additional information about the competition, please contact Terry Harkey. (318) 458-3779 or email email@example.com