Fairfax Challenge Regional Youth Circuit #2 Region 6 & Cadet non-regional
March 18th & 19th 2017
Reckord Armory, University Of Maryland,
College Park Campus, 7950 Baltimore Ave,
College Park, MD 20742
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Registration, Events Fees, and Check-In
- Regular Fees entry deadline February 27th 11:59PM EST- $30 registration plus $25 per event
- Double Fees (February 28th to March 6th 11:59PM EST) - $60 registration fees plus $50 per event
- Triple Fees (March 7th to March 13th 11:59PM EST) - $90 registration fees plus $75 per event
Starting March 14th no registration will be accepted through askfred.
Walk-ins are permitted at the triple fee rate ($90 + $75) AND are subject to a $200 surcharge per the US Fencing RYC guidelines
Your registration is incomplete until payment is made via askfred. If you want to make alternate payment arrangements, you must email the organizer before March 13th 11:59PM EST.
Venue opens 6:30AM each day.
You will need to present:
1- Proof of USFencing membership, FIE license, or foreign federation membership. If no membership provided, fencer has to complete and pay for USFencing membership at he door
2- Signed waiver
3- Proof of age – Birth certificate, passport, or USFencing membership card if DOB is noted on the card.
- Registration fees are NON REFUNDABLE
- Before February 27th 11:59PM EST refund of events fees except askfred fees
- Starting February 28th 2017 No refund No exception
To request a refund, send email to email@example.com
New Rules Applied
Effective August 1st, the following new rules applied in all USFencing events.
- In Foil - Reversing shoulders is a group 1 penalty
- In Saber, Distance between the "On Guard" lines is 3 meters.
- In Saber, New machine timing will be applied. Touches can be registered if it occurs within a maximum of 170 ms(+- 10 ms tolerance). All machines used are upgraded to the new timing.
8:00 AM Y14WF
8:00 AM Y14ME
8:00 AM Y10MS
10:00 AM Y14MS
10:00 AM Y10ME
10:00 AM Y10WF
12:00 PM Y12WS
12:00 PM Y12MF
12:00 PM Y12WE
12:00 PM CWS
2:30 PM Y8XF
2:30 PM CMF
2:30 PM CWE
8:00 AM Y14WE
8:00 AM Y14MF
8:00 AM Y10WS
10:30 AM Y14WS
10:30 AM Y10MF
10:30 AM Y10WE
12:30 PM Y12MS
12:30 PM Y12ME
12:30 PM Y12WF
12:30 PM CMS
2:30 PM Y8XS
2:30 PM Y8XE
2:30 PM CWF
2:30 PM CME
Fencers must check-in each day they fence
Please arrive sufficiently early for equipment check
Event eligibility is determined by 2016-17 USA Fencing birth year requirements only (not specific day/month). All entrants' age/point eligibility will be verified prior to the tournament, and any ineligible fencers will be notified and removed from the "who's preregistered" list.
Y8 = 2008-2010
Y10 = 2006-2009
Y12 = 2004-2007 (or on Y10 NRPS)
Y14 = 2002-2005 (or on Y12 NRPS)
Cadet = 2001-2004 (or on Y14 NRPS)
Current point standings: http://www.usfencing.org/current-point-standings
Bout Committee - Chair Rasha Abdellatif
Head Referee - Charles Greene II
Referees Committee - TBA
Head Armor - Paul Szmaida
Medical - Claudine Desamours
Equipment Vendor - Blue Gauntlet Fencing Gear http://www.blue-gauntlet.com
Tournament Format and Rules
USA Fencing rules apply. http://www.usfencing.org/page/show/695208-rulebook
Equipment check required (mask, lame (as appropriate), sabre cuffs, head cords, and body cords). Armorer will be on-site for repairs (for fee).
Name is NOT required on uniform.
Blades: The maximum blade length permitted for Y10 competitions is 32 inches (Size 0, and 2)
Ratings can be awarded, however youth events do not use the E1 or D1 classifications. This means that these events are NR until they achieve C1 level or higher. See USFA ratings chart at: http://assets.ngin.com/attachments/document/0034/6264/Classification_Chart.pdf
Medals awarded to top 8.
100% advances to DE after pool results.
Sheraton College Park North
4095 Powder Mill Rd
Beltsville. MD 20705