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Mission RJCC Oct 7, 2017 - Oct 8, 2017
Please read the more info page
Mission Fencing Center: Rocky Point, NY
posted 07/12/2017
More Info
Please read the more info page
Events Scheduled:
Cadet (U17) Women's Epee.....10/7 09:00AM
Cadet (U17) Women's Foil.....10/7 12:00PM
Cadet (U17) Women's Saber....10/7 01:00PM
Cadet (U17) Men's Epee.......10/7 02:45PM
Cadet (U17) Men's Foil.......10/8 03:30PM
Cadet (U17) Men's Saber......10/8 04:30PM
Junior (U20) Women's Epee....10/8 01:00PM
Junior (U20) Women's Foil....10/8 11:00AM
Junior (U20) Women's Saber...10/8 08:30AM
Junior (U20) Men's Epee......10/8 08:30AM
Junior (U20) Men's Foil......10/7 09:00AM
Junior (U20) Men's Saber.....10/7 04:30PM

The Mission Regional Junior/Cadet Circuit (RJCC) is a regional qualifier for the Junior Olympic Championships and the July Challenge for Region 3 fencers. All Region 3 competitors earn regional points towards qualification to JO's 2018 and the July Challenge 2018

The Regional Junior Cadet Circuit (RJCC) is sanctioned by USA Fencing. RJCCs are a group of events throughout the country for fencers in the junior and cadet age categories in all six weapons. They provide an opportunity for young athletes to experience elite competition, earn regional RJCC points, and prepare for future national events while limiting travel time and expenses for the fencers and families. Regional RJCC Points will be awarded to all fencers in the competitive field who reside in Region 3. The Athlete’s Handbook:(http://www.usfencing.org/athletehandbook) contains detailed information on qualifying pathways for the Junior Olympics and the July Challenge and should be used as the appropriate reference document.

IMPORTANT QUALIFYING INFORMATION: New 2017-2018 season.

Any Junior or Cadet Fencer who earns 110 Regional Points before the regular entry deadline for the JO Championships 2018 will qualify in that event. There is no longer a % qualifier. (Qualification does trickle down from Junior to Cadet if fencer is age eligible)

Any Junior or Cadet Fencer who earns 65 Regional Points before the regular entry deadline for the July Challenge 2018 will qualify in that event. There is no longer a % qualifier. (Qualification does trickle down from Junior to Cadet if fencer is age eligible)


Cost Information:

Registration is through askFRED.net. Payment must be made via Askfred.net. Registration is not complete until payment is made. The regular fee registration period ends at 11:59pm EST on 09/20/17. The double-fee registration period begins on 09/21/17 and ends at 11:59pm EST on 9/27/16. All registrations made after 11:59pm EST on 09/28/17 will be considered walk-ins at the triple fee rate. If you are listed as an “incomplete” registrant on FRED’s list, you will be charged the walk-in event fee.

Regular Period Registration fee: $30
Regular Period Fee per Event: $40

Double-Fee Period Registration fee: $60
Double-Fee Period Fee per Event: $80

Walk-In Period Registration fee: $90
Walk-In Period Fee per Event: $120

Registration fees will not be refunded. There are no exceptions. Prior to September 4th, 100% of the event fee will be refunded if the bout committee is contacted with a refund request. After September 20th, there will be no refunds of the event fee. Please make your registrations early to avoid complications. All refund requests will be responded to after the conclusion of the tournament

CANCELLATION POLICY: If the tournament is cancelled for catastrophic reasons beyond our control (such as extreme weather), event fees will be refunded you OR you may roll the fees over to another Mission Regional Tournament.

Seeding:

The Bout Committee must use the current classification and national points information found on the USFA website for seeding purposes. Askfred classications are not official. Please verify that your classification and points standing are correct with the USFA, and contact the National Office to resolve any discrepancies prior to the tournament. Current classifications can be verified here: http://www.usfencing.org/current-member-list

Current points standings can be verified here: http://www.usfencing.org/current-point-standings

Seeding will be determined by National Points ranking followed by USFA Letter classification/year. Athletes of the same classification/year will be seeded randomly within their ranking area.

Initial Seeding will be posted here: http://www.missionfencingcenter.com/results

Live tournament seeding and results can be found at http://missionfencingcenter.com/results during the event.

It is the fencer’s responsibility to notify the Bout Committee of any registration discrepancies before the close of check-in for the event. (I.e. wrong club, wrong rating, misspelled name, etc.) As this information comes directly from askFRED, fencers should make sure their FRED profiles are up-to-date!

Eligibility Information:

Fencers competing must be current competitive members of the US Fencing Association, registered with the USFA. To become a member or renew your membership, please visit https://www.railstation.org/usfencing/MembershipRegistration.aspx. Please note that all memberships expire on July 31st, so if you have not renewed since July 31st you are not a current member. If you do not have a membership at check-in, you will be required to sign up online for one on the day of the tournament. Your USFA membership card will be checked during check-in, so please make sure you have it with you!

Fencers must follow the age and classification restrictions set forth by the USFA. These restrictions can be found here: http://assets.ngin.com/attachments/document/0070/8386/2017_2018_Age_and_Classification_Chart.pdf


Uniform Requirements:

All USA Fencing uniform requirements apply. This includes the mandatory use of knickers, long socks, and underarm protectors. Names are NOT required to be on the uniform.

The Armory Equipment Check will test the mask, lame (as appropriate), gloves, mask cords, french grip epees and body cords. Items that have passed inspection will be specially marked, and directors will be checking for these marks prior to the start of fencing. Full Armory Equipment Check is required for all competitors, with no exceptions. Fencers only need to have their equipment passed once for the duration of the RJCC.

Venue Information:

Mission Fencing Center is located at 346 Route 25A, Rocky Point, NY 11778. They can be contacted at 631-821-1131 for directions or assistance.

A map can be found at http://bit.ly/mfcmap

Mission is in the same shopping center as Kohl’s, Michael’s, and PETCO. It is across the street from Planet Fitness. If inputting the address into a GPS, you can search for the Rocky Point Post Office which is also located in our shopping center.

Ample parking can be found around the back of the shopping center, near the main entrance to Mission.

Located in the shopping plaza is a Subway restaurant, Italian/Pizza restaurant, Moe's Mexican, Chinese restaurant, and a Bagel Store/Deli. There are numerous restaurants in the immediate surrounding area as well.

Host Hotel Information: Rates have been negotiated to $119.00 breakfast included. Reservations can be made using the group code MFENCE

Ramada Plaza Long Island
1730 North Ocean Ave.
Holtsville, NY 11742
Main Phone: 631 758 2900

Free shuttle service from the host hotel to the venue will be provided upon request. Requests must be made prior to October 4th.

For shuttle service please email subject "shuttle":
Jeff@MissionFencing.com


Event Schedule and Check-In Information:

Please note that event times listed are the close of registration. Fencers are required to be checked in by this time. Fencing will typically begin shortly after registration closes. It is recommended to leave yourself ample time for travel, check-in, and equipment check prior to the close of registration of your events. Arriving at the venue at least 1 hour before the close of your registration is recommended.

Fencers must check-in each day by close of registration of their event.

Please bring current USFA Card and Government Issued ID to check-in (Passport, Birth Certificate, etc.)

Fencers are only permitted to fence in one event per day. Exceptions to this rule are at the discretion of the Bout Committee and Tournament Organizers.

Estimated Travel Times:
25 minutes from Islip MacArthur Airport
15 minutes from Port Jefferson Ferry
15 minutes from the Port Jefferson Train Station
1 hour 15 minutes driving from JFK and LGA Airports, you can take the train from JFK to Port Jefferson Train Station.

Important tournament information will be communicated through the FRED e-mail system. Please verify that your FRED profile contains your correct e-mail address!

For a refund request please email:
Jeff@MissionFencing.com

For shuttle service please email:
Jeff@MissionFencing.com

For further questions please email:
Jeff@MissionFencing.com
alison@MissionFencing.com

If you are interested in refereeing this event email:
jeff@MissionFencing.com