This is the 2017 Virginia Division qualifying tournament to the USA Fencing Junior Olympics and is also the Virginia Division Junior and Cadet Championship event. You must complete your registration AND pre-pay all entry fees by 10/18/17 to compete.
Junior Women's Epee: 12:00 Saturday
Junior Men's Foil: 12:00 Saturday
Junior Men's Saber: 12:00 Saturday
Cadet Men's Foil: 4:30 Saturday
Cadet Women's Epee: 4:30 Saturday
Cadet Men's Saber: 3:30 Saturday
Junior Women's Saber: 9:00 Sunday
Junior Women's Foil: 9:00 Sunday
Junior Men's Epee: 9:00 Sunday
Cadet Women's Saber: 12:30 Sunday
Cadet Women's Foil: 1:30 Sunday
Cadet Men's Epee: 2:00 Sunday
Junior (U20) events will be held before the Cadet events on the same day.
Virginia Division Members Only!!! A member can declare a Division affiliation based on his or her residence, location of the school that member is attending or location of club that the member will represent in USFA competitions. Each year a member must declare the Division affiliation for that membership year. That Division is then the one from which the fencer must qualify to the USA Fencing National Championships and the Junior Olympic Fencing Championships.
Fencers under 13 can compete in the Cadet event if they are on the NRPS for Y-14.
Number of Qualifiers for Junior Olympic Fencing Championships and USA Fencing National Championships from Division Qualifying Competitions (25% rule)
# Competitors 1 2 3 -12 13-16 17-20 21-24 25-28
# Qualifiers 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
[BOD, October 2003]
Important note: Fencers must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents of the United States. Any fencer who is a citizen or permanent resident, who has also represented another country in the last three years, in any FIE (Senior or Junior) and/or Union International de Pentathlon Monderne (UIPM) event, and who has not yet been granted permission to represent the USA by USA Fencing and the FIE is not eligible for any USA Fencing National Championship competition, individual or team, including division qualifying competitions. A foreign fencer who is in the United States on a visa is NOT eligible to fence in any National Championships, individual or team, or associated division qualifying competitions. If an athlete has a Green Card, a copy of this card should be brought to the event as part of check in.
Preregistration opens on 08/28/2017
Preregistration closes on 10/18/2017.