For fencers who have participated in FIVE or fewer fencing competitions. This event is NOT sanctioned by USA Fencing's Philadelphia Division. Senior event open to fencers born 2005 or earlier. Youth event open to fencers born 2004 - 2011. Medals (but NO classifications) will be awarded.
This event is designed to give inexperienced fencers the opportunity to compete in a low-stress event. All USA Fencing rules will be enforced, but with patience and guidance. We reserve the right to withdraw any fencer whom we feel is too experienced for this event.
We will be using "junior referees" for this event to give them real competition experience, as well.
Doors open one hour before close of check-in. Free onsite parking! Free wireless internet!
**$40 for fencers registering on askFRED by 2/20.
BALANCE DUE AT DOOR (CASH ONLY).
***Exact change is always appreciated***
Use the link in your confirmation e-mail or write to the organizers (Debbie@bcaf.com) to delete your pre-registration if you do not plan to attend this event.
$50 at the door for late registrations (after 2/20) and walk-ins (CASH ONLY).
MIXED UNRATED SENIOR FOIL: 10:00 AM close of check-in
MIXED COMBINED YOUTH FOIL: 10:00 AM close of check-in
** Liability waiver - Upon entering this tournament you agree to abide by the current rules of USA Fencing and other applicable rules instituted by BCAF. You acknowledge you are entering this tournament at your own risk and release USA Fencing and its sponsors, BCAF, referees, and staff from any liability. With entry you give consent to BCAF to obtain medical care from any licensed physician, hospital or clinic for any injury or illness that may arise during activities associated with this tournament. **
Current valid USA Fencing membership is NOT required.
All USA Fencing competition rules will be observed.
All fencers are expected to wear the required fencing attire and bring at least two weapons and body cords that meet USA Fencing requirements. There are no exceptions to the attire and equipment rules.
PLEASE NOTE: As of Aug 1, 2018, all foil fencers who wear a rigid chest protector (some men, and ALL women) will need to wear the new padded design. The chest protector will also need to be worn UNDER the plastron.
TOURNAMENT FORMAT will be at the discretion of the meet manager and announced prior to the start of the event. If separate men's and women's events are scheduled, they may be combined if there are fewer than six fencers in either event.
Snacks & beverages available for purchase. Pizza will be brought in for lunch at $2/slice.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.