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Fairfax Challenge RYC & RCC Region 6 Sep 9, 2017 - Sep 10, 2017
Fairfax Challenge RYC(Y8, Y10, Y12, Y14) and RCC for Region 6 at the state of the art Roland Park Country School Athletic Center. Please see "More Info" section for additional information.
Roland Park Country School: Baltimore, MD
posted 06/24/2017
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Fairfax Challenge RYC & RCC Region 6
September 9th & 10th 2017
Roland Park Country School
5204 Roland Ave, Baltimore, MD 21210


For questions, please send an email to fairfaxchallenge@hotmail.com

*** NOTE - This RCC is a qualifying path for region 6 fencers to the 2018 Junior Olympics and July Challenge ***


Registration & Events Fees
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- Regular Fees entry deadline Monday August 21st 11:59PM EDT- $30 registration plus $25 per RYC event and $40 per RCC event
- Double Fees (August 22nd to August 28th 11:59PM EDT) - $60 registration fees plus $50 per RYC event and $80 per RCC event
- Triple Fees (August 29th to September 4th 11:59PM EDT) - $90 registration fees plus $75 per RYC event and $120 per RCC event

Starting September 5th no registration will be accepted through askfred.
Walk-ins are permitted at the triple fee rate ($90 + $75) for RYC events and ($90 + $120) for RCC events AND are subject to a $200 surcharge per the US Fencing RYC and RCC guidelines

Your registration is incomplete until payment is made via askfred. If you want to make alternate payment arrangements, you must email the organizer at fairfaxchallenge@hotmail.com before Monday August 21st 11:59PM EDT.

Check-In
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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.

Refund Policy
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- Registration fees are NON REFUNDABLE
- Before Monday August 21st 11:59PM EDT refund of events fees except askfred fees
- Starting August 22nd 2017 NO refund NO exception

To request a refund, send email to fairfaxchallenge@hotmail.com


Events Schedule
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Saturday
8:00AM Y14 Women's Foil 
8:00AM Y14 Men's Epee 
8:00AM  Y8 Mixed Foil
8:00AM  Y14 Men's Saber
10:30AM Y12 Women's Epee
10:30AM Y12 Women's Saber
1:00PM Y12 Men's Foil
1:00PM Y10 Men's Saber 
1:00PM Y10 Women's Foil
1:30PM Cadet Women's Saber
2:30PM Cadet Women's Epee
2:30PM Y10 Men's Epee
3:30PM Cadet Men's Epee
3:30PM Cadet Men's Foil

Sunday
8:00AM Y14 Women's Epee 
8:00AM Y14 Women's Saber
8:00AM Y14 Men's Foil 
10:30AM Y12 Men's Epee
10:30AM Y12 Women's Foil
1:00PM Y10 Women's Saber 
1:00PM Y12 Men's Saber
1:00PM Y10 Men's Foil
1:00PM Y10 Women's Epee
2:30PM Y8 Mixed Saber
2:30PM Y8 Mixed Epee
3:30PM Cadet Men's Saber
3:30PM Cadet Women's Foil

Fencers must check-in each day they fence
Please arrive sufficiently early for equipment check

Tournament Eligibility
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Event eligibility is determined by 2017-18 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.

Age Eligibility
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Y8 = 2009-2011
Y10 = 2007-2010
Y12 = 2005-2008 (or on Y10 NRPS)
Y14 = 2003-2006 (or on Y12 NRPS)
Cadet = 2001-2004 (or on Y14 NRPS)

Current point standings: http://www.usfencing.org/current-point-standings

Tournament Staff
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Bout Committee Chair - Rasha Abdellatif
Head Referee - Charles Greene II
Referees Committee - TBA
Head Armor - TBA
Medical - TBA
Equipment Vendor - Blue Gauntlet Fencing Gear http://www.blue-gauntlet.com
Official Tournament Merchandiser : Lamsah Custom Printing http://lamsah.us

Tournament Format and Rules
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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.

Host Hotel
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Sheraton Baltimore North Hotel
903 Dulaney Valley Rd
Towson, MD, 21204 - Phone:
(443) 921-2314
For Reservations: Guests may call Sheraton Central Reservations at 1-888-627-7147 and reference the group: "Fairfax Challenge September 2017" to enjoy our negotiated rate of $139/night + tax.

* Indoor swimming pool.
* Free Wireless High-Speed Internet
* Hotel connected to Towson Town Center Mall via skywalk
* Parking is $10/day including in/out privileges
* Complimentary shuttle within 5-mile radius of the hotel