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2016 Vango Summer Open Sep 17, 2016 - Sep 18, 2016
Vango Toronto Fencing Center: Markham, ON
posted 08/17/2016
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Date: September 17-18, 2016

Venue:
Vango Toronto Fencing Center
980 Denison Street
Markham, ON
L3R 3K5


EVENT SCHEDULE
Saturday September 17
08:30 Senior Men's Foil
09:30 Senior Women's Epee
11:30 Senior Men's Epee
13:00 Senior Women's Foil, Veteran Men's Sabre, Veteran Women's Sabre
14:00 Veteran Men's Foil, Veteran Women's Foil
15:30 Senior Men's Sabre, Senior Women's Sabre, Veteran Men's Epee, Veteran Women's Epee

Sunday September 18
08:30 Y14 Men's Foil, Y14 Women's Foil, Y12 Men's Epee, Y12 Women's Epee, Y10 Men's Foil, Y10 Women's Foil
11:00 Y14 Men's Epee, Y14 Women's Epee, Y10 Men's Epee, Y10 Women's Epee
11:30 Y12 Men's Foil, Y12 Women's Foil, Y10 Mixed Sabre
13:00 Y14 Men's Sabre, Y14 Women's Sabre
15:00 Y12 Men's Sabre, Y12 Women's Sabre


PRIZES
INDIVIDUAL SENIOR AND VETERAN EVENT MEDALISTS WILL RECEIVE CASH PRIZES according to the following structure:

GOLD: MINIMUM 20% Total Event Registration Fee
SILVER: MINIMUM 10% Total Event Registration Fee
BRONZE: MINIMUM 5% Total Event Registration Fee

For example: events with 50 participants will guarantee cash prizes of at least $500, $250, and $125 for Gold, Silver, and Bronze medalists.


PREREGISTRATION AND FEES:
Pre-registration HAS NOW BE EXTENDED TO WEDNESDAY, September 14, 2016 at 12pm NOON and is only accepted on AskFred.

Registrations after 12pm NOON September 14, 2016 are considered late and face a doubling in fees per event.


EVENT FEES
$50 per SENIOR and VETERAN event if registration is received by 12pm NOON on WEDNESDAY, September 14, 2016.

$30 per Y14, Y12 and Y10 events if registration is received by 12pm NOON on WEDNESDAY, September 14, 2016.



Registrations received after 12pm NOON on WEDNESDAY, September 14, 2016 will incur double fees: $100 per SENIOR/VETERAN event, 60$ per YOUTH EVENT.

All fees are to be paid at the door, CASH, CHEQUE OR DEBIT ONLY. NO CREDIT CARDS WILL BE ACCEPTED. Cheques should be payable to "Vango Toronto Fencing Inc".

COMPETITION AGE CATEGORIES
Competition age categories will be enforced according to the CFF Age Category Definitions. Fencers must be at most 10, 12, or 14 years of age as of December 31, 2016 to participate in the Y10, Y12, and Y14 events, respectively. Fencers must be at least 12 years of age as of December 31, 2016 to participate in the SENIOR events. https://www.fencing.ca/content/competition-age-categories

COMPETITION FORMAT
One round of pools with 100% promotion to direct elimination tableau.


GENERAL INFORMATION

The Vango Open is sanctioned by the Ontario Fencing Association and the Canadian Fencing Federation.

All fencers using the Leon Paul X-Change mask are required to have a two-point retention system, as per current FIE and CFF rules.

Results from INDIVIDUAL SENIOR and VETERAN events will be submitted for CFF Domestic Ranking purposes. YOUTH events are JFF (Just For Fun) and results will not be submitted for any ranking purposes.

This competition will be run according to current FIE regulations. The Directoire Technique reserves the right to apply or modify these regulations as they see fit as according to section t.15 of the FIE Rules.

ALL (Youth, Senior, and Veteran) participants are required to have an active CFF Fencing License or an equivalent license from the participant's home institute. You may purchase/renew your license via the Canadian Fencing Federation website: https://www.fencing.ca/content/membership-registration. Please be ready to show your purchase receipt at registration to confirm License Validation.

USFA members must show a valid USFA membership card. Please enter your USFA membership number in the "CFF License" field.

All fencers are REQUIRED to wear a sous plastron as well as fencing pants with long socks so that the legs are fully protected. Track pants will not be permitted as substitutions for fencing pants.

All foil fencers are REQUIRED to have a conductive foil bib.



Participants that enter in multiple events may be required to fence multiple bouts without breaks. Should conflicts arise, participants may be asked to withdraw from an event.