*Please note registration close time change for Y12 foil is now 11:30.
The Birmingham Fencing Club will be hosting a Youth and Open Fencing Tournament. Join us for a Saturday of great fencing! Please see our web site for directions and our Facebook site for pictures. Please direct tournament questions to firstname.lastname@example.org
This tournament has been sanctioned by the Alabama Division of the US Fencing Association.
Bring proof of current US Fencing competitive membership, or join USFA on site.
Y 8 Mixed Foil
Y10 Mixed Foil
Y12 Mixed Foil
Y14 Mixed Foil
Open Mixed Epee
Unrated Mixed Epee
Open Mixed Saber
Open Mixed Foil
Unrated Mixed Foil
ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL CENTRAL TIME
Times listed are the close of registration time. Doors will open at 8:00 A.M. (central) Fencing should begin approximately 30 minutes after the close of registration.
Tournament Format: All events will include a minimum of 1 round of pools with 100% of the fencers promoted to a direct elimination tableau.
Cost: $15 registration fee for the first event
$15 entry fee for each event
$15 late fee for registrations received at the door
Pre-register and pay online through askFred.
Go to http://www.fencingclub.org/contact for a map to our new location.
Youth Fencers must have a parent or guardian signature (not a coach) on the tournament entry form AND on their USFA membership form (if renewing or joining at the tournament)
All fencers must be current USFA members, and will need to show proof of membership, either by card or by fax or email from the USFA. (Alternatively, a fencer may be a member in good standing of another National Federation or a current FIE license holder.) You may renew your USFA membership or join at the tournament. Forms will be available at the tournament, or can be downloaded from the USFA website at http://www.usfencing.org. If you do not have your USFA card with you when checking in, and we cannot verify membership from the USFA web site, you will be required to complete a new USFA form and pay the annual fee. The form and payment will be returned to you upon proof of USFA membership subsequent to the tournament.
Mask checks will be performed prior to competition, and there will be weight/shim tests for all weapons brought onto the fencing strip. You MUST wear a plastron, and pants/knickers that conform to USFA guidelines. No sweatpants will be permitted. Correct length of socks also required.
All USFA rules apply. At the end of each bout, fencers are required to sign pool sheets and DE slips before leaving the strip. USFA rules will be enforced throughout the competition.
If you are having trouble finding the venue on the day of the tournament, call the Club (205)823-4448 or (205)567-5918
For additional information on the Birmingham Fencing Club and a full schedule of our tournaments for this season, please visit our website at http://www.fencingclub.org (not all tournaments have been posted on AskFred.net)
Y 10 FENCERS:
Y10 fencers must use blades that are no longer than 32.5 inches (i.e., blades that are designated a "0" or "2" under the internationally recognized lengths). Weapon length will be tested prior to competition.
COMPLETE ENTRY WAIVE FORM HERE OR AT
/ / Male / / Female
Birth Date ____________Age________
Foil - rating and year _____/_____
Epee - rating and year _____/_____
Sabre - rating and year_____/_____
Event (indicate applicable fee):
Y10 Foil - $_____
Y10 Sabre - $_____
Y12 Foil - $_____
Y12 Sabre - $_____
Y14 Foil - $_____
Y14 Sabre - $_____
Open Epee - $_____
Open Foil - $_____
Open Sabre - $_____
TOTAL FEES - $_____
I hereby waive and release all rights and claims for damages I may have against the Birmingham Fencing Club, the United States Fencing Association, the officials, managers, sponsors, and other participants from any and all liabilities arising from illness, losses, injuries or damages I may suffer as a result of my participation in this fencing tournament. I attest and verify that I am physically fit and have sufficiently trained for this competition. I further waive all rights to any photographs, videotapes, recordings or any other recording of this event for any purpose.
Signature (if under 18, parent or guardian must sign) _______________________________________________________Date____________
Consent for Medical Treatment
I understand and appreciate that participation in the sport of fencing carries a risk to me of serious injury, including permanent paralysis or death. I give my consent to representatives of the Birmingham Fencing Club to obtain medical care from physicians, clinics or hospitals for any illness and/or injury that could arise during this fencing tournament.
Name of Person to contact in an emergency
Signature (if under 18, parent or guardian must sign) __________________________________________
Phone No._____________________________ Date___________