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The Fencers Club Autumn Veteran's Tournament Nov 12, 2016
The Fencers Club is proud to present its first official, sanctioned tournament. Veterans - come and fence at a brand new, recently completed state of the art dedicated Fencing Facility.
The Fencers Club: Falls Church, VA
posted 10/10/2016
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The Fencers Club is proud to present its first official, sanctioned tournament. Veterans - come and fence at a brand new, recently completed state of the art dedicated Fencing Facility.

With questions, please contact Coach Greg Kaidanov at fencingclasses@comcast.net or (703) 999 8077.

Events Scheduled:

P.S. Events will be separated into Men's and Women's if minimum of 15 fencers of same gender per weapon is reached.

Vet Combined Mixed Epee
Vet Combined Mixed Foil
Vet Combined Mixed Saber

Preregistration opens on 10/10/2016.
Preregistration closes on 11/11/2016.

EVENT SCHEDULE
Events are expected to start within 30 minutes of Check In Close

Saturday 5/21
Check In Close - Event
8:45AM - Veterans'; Combined Mixed Foil
11:45AM - Veterans' Combined Mixed Sabre
12:45PM - Veterans'; Combined Mixed Epee

Each weapon will be limited to 35 participants.

TOURNAMENT FEES
EVENT Fee - $40 per event if registered on or before 11/11. $55 per event on 11/12.

Pre-registration opens on 10/10/2016 and closes at 9PM on 11/11/2016.

PAYMENT FOR EVENTS
Event Fee payments will be collected at door, via cash or check. There is no ATM at the facility, and please make all checks payable to The Fencers Club.

EQUIPMENT CHECK

There will be no equipment check.

FENCING VENUE

The Fencers Club
3431 Carlin Springs Rd., Suite E
Falls Church, VA 22041

Liability waiver - Upon entering this tournament you agree to abide by the current rules of the US Fencing and other applicable rules instituted by the Virginia Division of US Fencing, LLC (VA DIV). You acknowledge you are entering this tournament at your own risk and release the US Fencing, VA DIV tournament sponsors (TFC), and referees from any liability. With entry you give consent to the TFC 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.

* Entry is determined by 2016-17 USFA Birth year requirements and rating restrictions:
* USFA rules apply
* Full USFA regulation uniform is required. Electric bib required in foil events.
* Fencers must have at least two working weapons and two body cords.
* Current USFA competitive or other foreign federation membership required. Fencers must present membership card at check-in. If no proof of membership you must complete and pay for USFA membership. You may join or renew USFA at the door. Have separate check payable to USFA.
* Seeding: Letter ranking/ year
* Only official USFA ratings will be used. Ratings will be verified prior to the event.
* Format: One round of pools (5-touch/3 minute bouts), then all fencers advance to direct elimination round (10 touch/6-minute bouts.)
* Prizes awarded to Top 4 finishers. Fence-off for third place.
* Fencers are responsible for ensuring accuracy of all posted information and must report errors to the bout committee immediately. Fencer signature on pool score sheets and DE bout slip implies accuracy.


Withdrawal:

* Withdrawal during pools: If medical withdrawal occurs during pool round (fencer does not complete pool), then fencer has no results to report and cannot be used towards competitive field total to determine classification or qualification to championships.
* Withdrawal during DE: If medical withdrawal occurs after completion of the pool or during DE round the fencer keeps place in table to determine results and may be used towards competitive field total to determine classification and/or qualification to championships.
* A fencer receiving a black card (for failure to appear at strip or other penalty in accordance with the penalty chart) will be listed in the final results as *Fencer Excluded,� and results cannot be used toward competitive field total to determine classification and/or qualification to championships.

With questions, please contact Coach Greg Kaidanov at fencingclasses@comcast.net or (703) 999 8077.

Preregistration opens on 10/10/2016.
Preregistration closes on 11/11/2016.