This event is sanctioned by the Philadelphia Division.
Open to fencers born 1999 or earlier. Medals and classifications will be awarded. This event is fencer-refereed. Doors open one hour before close of check-in.
Free onsite parking! Free wireless internet!
** Liability waiver - Upon entering this tournament you agree to abide by the current rules of the USFA and other applicable rules instituted by BCAF. You acknowledge you are entering this tournament at your own risk and release the USFA and its sponsors, BCAF, and referees from any liability. With entry you give consent to BCAF to obtain medical care from any licensed physician, hospital or clinic for any injury or illness that may arise during activities associated with this tournament. **
BCAF Waiting-list policy:
Pre-registration limited to first 48 fencers. If the registration is full, send the organizer an email with your phone and hours at which you can be contacted. You will be put on the waiting list and notified by email and/or telephone (only if you leave your number!) if space opens up. If you do not yet have an account with Fred, please create one, so that the organizer can add you manually.
$30/event for pre-registered fencers. FEE IS PAYABLE AT THE DOOR (cash or check only). $40 at the door for walk-ins.
"A's" get a $10 discount!
***Cash & exact change is always appreciated***
MIXED EPEE: 10:00 AM check-in (closes)
Current valid USA Fencing membership is required. You MUST show your USA Fencing card or have proof that payment has been made. You may join/renew at the door, however please arrive with a completed membership form (parent signature required for fencers under age 18). USA Fencing membership forms can be downloaded at usfencing.org or plan to come early to complete required paperwork. Please have separate checks made out to USA Fencing or use your credit card for your USA Fencing membership payment. Membership can be renewed online, as well. If you renew online, please print out your new card or payment receipt to show at the registration desk.
All fencers are expected to wear the required fencing attire and bring at least two weapons and body cords that meet USFA requirements. There are no exceptions to the attire and equipment rules.
TOURNAMENT FORMAT will be at the discretion of the meet manager and announced prior to the start of the event. If separate men's and women's events are scheduled, they may be combined if there are fewer than six fencers in either event. Events may be combined by unanimous vote if there are 6 - 14 fencers in either event.
Snacks & beverages available for purchase. Pizza will be brought in for lunch at $2/slice.
Other helpful info:
• Traffic is challenging during the week, not sure about the weekends.
• Phone number is (215) 716-3777
• You access Google Maps directions from our web site at http://www.bcaf.com/contact_hatfield.html.
• You can park anywhere in the 309 Office Furniture lot (in front/ of and behind). Additional parking is available in the lot directly to the right of the building as well in front of the Home Furnishings store. Our entrance is on the far left of the building – look for our sign!
• There is a full flight of stairs to climb up to the fencing room on the second floor & it is not handicapped accessible.
• We are ~3.5 miles from the Montgomeryville Mall
Online registration closes at midnight on 12/1/12.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.