Mid-South Priority on Youth Saber Series for the 2016-2017 competitive events includes: Sr. Mixed Unrated (born 2003 or earlier), Jr. Mixed Y-19 (1997-2003), Y-14 (2002-2005), Y-12 (2004-2007) and Y-10(2006-2009).
Both Unrated and Jr events are sanctioned by USA Fencing. Entry fees are $25 first event, $15 second. All events are open to Mid-South members and outside club members. Our only request is that visitors and club members follow our Parent and Spectator Agreement: http://midsouthfencersclub.org/2015/09/parent-coach-and-spectator-agreement-for-mid-south-fencers-club-tournament-events/
Full regulation tournament gear is required including: fencing pants, under arm protectors, and long socks. Electric equipment is available for rental for $15 for the day based on availability. For the Sanctioned Junior (U19) and the Senior Mixed Unrated events, participants are required to have a competitive membership with USA Fencing and also have an FIE 800N saber glove.
Priority on Youth Points List:
A youth points list will be maintained and the top finisher in each point category will be awarded at the end of the season. Details and updated posts list can be found here: http://midsouthfencersclub.org/youth-points-list/
2016-2017 Priority on Youth Dates:
September 24-25th, 2016
November 5-6th, 2016
December 17-18th, 2016
May 6-7th, 2017
June 10-11th, 2017 Finale
The events will start at the listed time, fencers should plan to arrive at the club one hour prior to the time listed to check-in and get ready.
***This season we will be having two alternating schedules for events***** We may change start times in the year due to demand of participation.
2:30pm Youth 10 Saber
1:00pm Youth 12 Saber
3:30pm Youth 14 Saber
Age Classifications for Events:
USA Fencing uses birth year to determine age eligibility for specific events.
Youth 10: Birth years 2006-2009
Youth 12: Birth years 2004-2007
Youth 14: Birth years 2003-2005
Cadet: Birth years 2000-2003
Juniors: Birth years 1997-2003
Senior Mixed Open: 2003 or earlier
The best place to park is the lot at Bright Leaf Square at the intersection of Morgan Street and Gregson Streets. Parking is free on the weekends. Please use the small parking lot in front of the club for fencer pick up and drop off only.
Info@midsouthfencersclub.org. The direct number to the fencing club is 919-286-3100. After hours cell: 919-800-7886.
USA Fencing Age eligibility chart can be seen here: http://assets.ngin.com/attachments/document/0070/8386/2016_2017_Age_and_Classification_Chart.pdf