REMEMBRANCE DAY TOURNAMENT
Presented by the UBC Fencing Club!
The UBC Fencing Club would like to invite all fencers to the Remembrance Day Tournament. This tournament will be running sanctioned foil and sabre.
When: Sunday November 19, 2017
Events Scheduled: Senior Mixed Foil - 10:00 AM registration closes
Senior Mixed Sabre - 1:00 PM registration closes
Events begin 30 minutes after registration closes.
Location: AMS Student Nest in UBC - building is located next to the old SUB
Room: Great Hall (located on 2nd floor)
6133 University Blvd
Pre-registration closes: Saturday, Nov 18, 2017.
THIS EVENT WILL BE HELD UNDER THE SANCTION OF THE BRITISH COLUMBIA FENCING ASSOCIATION, THE BRITISH COLUMBIA BRANCH OF THE CANADIAN FENCING FEDERATION, AND SUBJECT TO ALL APPLICABLE CFF AND FIE RULES. ALL EVENTS ARE CFF SANCTIONED.
National domestic ranking points are earned on the senior ranking for senior events, and the junior ranking for junior events, etc.
Note: Events will be cancelled if there are less than 6 people registered. The CFF Competition Rules allow for up to 5 individuals of the opposite gender to the competition to be mixed in – the event will still be ranked as a single event. Your points will show up for that weapon and age group.
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All entrants must wear proper protective equipment (fencing jacket, sous plastron, breeches, mask and glove) during competition. Masks must pass a punch test (FIE label not required) and be stamped prior to the event. All fencers must wear a plastron (350 N or higher underarm protector) at all times. Weapons will be checked on the piste for all events.
Foil masks with the lame bib are required in this tournament. Masks that have been retrofitted according to the FIE specifications will be allowed.
---------- FEES AND REQUIREMENTS: ----------
Cost: $25 per event ($20 for UBC Fencing club members)
Pre-registration via the internet is recommended.
Payment will be collected at the registration table on the day of the tournament. We accept either cash, cheque (payable to the UBC Fencing Club), or credit. Please do not mail cheques or cash.
All entrants must have a current and validated CFF competitive licence or equivalent (e.g. USFA or FIE) prior to the start of the tournament to be allowed to compete. Your CFF/BCFA membership must be in good standing in order to participate in the tournament. Memberships cannot be purchased at the tournament - please purchase your passport ahead of time or we may not be able to validate it on the day of the tournament. If you wish to renew or purchase a CFF/BCFA membership, please visit these websites ahead of time and make the necessary payments:
Please note that late registrations (e.g. registration on the day of the tournament) will be subject to a $10 late fee per event. Please register on Askfred ahead of time OR email us before the tournament date if you are coming otherwise you will be paying the late penalty fee.
FOR OUR AMERICAN PARTICIPANTS: Please be advised we cannot accept your cheques if they are made in American funds. We will, however, accept cash in US funds at par at the registration table. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
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The Waiver of Liability Form must be signed by all participants or their legal guardians prior to the competition. Waiver Forms will be available at the registration table on the day of the tournament; however, you are welcome to complete the form ahead of time and hand that in at the time of registration. Fencers who are under the age of 18 will need to have their parent or legal guardian complete the form and hand that in at the time of registration. Thank you for your cooperation.
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Medals and certificates will be given to the top four fencers of each event.
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The venue will be at the new SUB: AMS Student Nest
Here is a Google map of the AMS Student Nest: https://goo.gl/maps/2wzrRizshdw
Parking rates vary depending on where you park. Pay machines can accept cash, Visa or MasterCard. A weekend full day (6:00 AM to midnight) will cost $8.00.
The closest parkade to the SUB is the North Parkade, just north of the SUB.
This should give you an idea of how much UBC charges for parking: http://parking.ubc.ca/hourly-rates
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Accommodations at the University of British Columbia are available for those who wish to stay on campus for the tournament. Reservations can be booked online.
More information can be found here: http://www.ubcconferences.com
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If you have any questions or inquiries about the tournament, please feel free to contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org