The SoCal Fencing League is hosting its annual Novice fencing tournament in Foil, Epee, and Saber for Middle School and High School Students with less than 1 year fencing experience. In addition, this is for fencers that have not fenced in the Novice tournament before.
USFA Competitive Membership for the 2017-2018 season is required. To purchase on-line, please use link below:
This tournament is unsanctioned.
Harvard Westlake Upper School
3700 Coldwater Canyon
North Hollywood, CA 91604
Please bring school ID and proof of USFA membership, or sign up at the tournament.
A full fencing Jacket (FIE not required), a plastron, a glove, and fencing knickers. Socks must cover all the leg not covered by the knickers. Women's equipment must include breast protectors made of metal or rigid material inside the jacket. The appropriate glove, lame and mask for the weapon being fenced are required. Please wear shoes with “non-marking” or white soles to all competitions.
All foil fencers must have a conductive foil bib on their mask, and all saber fencers must use a USFA Fencing approved 800N glove.
Masks and gloves will be inspected by the armorer. Weapons will be tested on the strip. You will not be allowed to fence with weapons that do not conform to USFA standards. For weapons that fail inspection on the strip, no card will be issued but you must get another conforming weapon.
There will be one round of pools with 100% advancing to direct elimination in all individual competitions. The direct elimination bouts will be fifteen touch bouts, with the appropriate breaks determined by which weapon is being fenced.
Registration Fees: (Cash or check accepted)
$10 fee per event for fencers from league schools.
$25 fee per event for fencers from non-league schools.
When preregistering please list your school as your primary club.
League Schools are:
Le Lycee Francais
9:00 AM Men's HS/MS Novice Foil
10:30 AM Women's HS/MS Novice Foil
11:00 AM Men's HS/MS Novice Epee
12:30 PM Women's HS/MS Novice Epee
2:00 PM Men's HS/MS Novice Saber
2:00 PM Women's HS/MS Novice Saber
Preregistration opens on 08/26/2017.
Preregistration closes on 12/02/2017.