The Regional Open Circuit (ROC) is designed to promote and develop strong regional tournaments for our competitive fencers in Div IA and Div II.
The Veterans events are Non-Regional events and will not award points
AIRPORT: Hartsfield-Jackson International airport Approximately 6 miles from the venue
TOURNAMENT CHECK-IN PROCEDURES * Fencers must show proof they are COMPETITIVE members of USA Fencing.
Fencers must check-in with their membership card
Athletes without proof of membership must fill out all appropriate forms online and pay online
AWARDS: Awards will be given to the top 8 finishers in each event
Registration for ALL events opens 1 hour prior to close of check-in
CLOSE OF CHECK-IN FOR EVENTS:
Feb 23 Noon Div IA Womens Epee
Feb 23 9:00AM Div IA Mens Epee
Feb 23 Noon Vet Foil Mens
Feb 23 Noon Vet Foil Womens
Feb 23 3:00PM Div2 Men's Foil
Feb 23 3:00PM Div2 Women's Foil
Feb 24 9:00AM Div IA Womens Foil
Feb 24 9:00AM Div IA Mens Foil
Feb 24 Noon Vet Epee Mens
Feb 24 Noon Vet Epee Womens
Feb 24 3:00PM Div2 Men's Epee
Feb 24 3:00PM Div2 Women's Epee
NO WALK-IN REGISTRATION/NO REGISTRATION THROUGH FRED
REGISTRATION MUST BE MADE USING THE FOLLOWING LINK:
DEADLINE IS FEBRUARY 10, 2019
Registration is not complete until payment is made
Registration fee is not refundable. Last day to request refund of event fees is February 16, 2019. Refunds will be processed within 3 weeks after the tournament. Refund request should be sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Standard fencing uniforms; cannot have any rips, tears, or holes. Warm-up pants are not allowed. Fencing glove must cover half of the forearm. Names on uniforms are not required per RJCC/ROC guidelines. Standard fencing plastron; required with every uniform; women must wear chest protector. Mask: 12K punch test. Any attachment to a weapon's handle must fix the hand in one position such that the top of the thumb is no more than 2 cm from the inner surface of the guard. Epee wiring must meet the current standards in effect as of August 1, 2013. For more information, please see http://www.fencingofficials.org/blog/2013/05/wiring-epees
SEEDING:Seeding for Events shall be based on the following order:1. Current national rolling point standings according to age group and weapon. 2. Letter ranking with year classification 3. Athletes with neither of the above are seeded on a random basis after the athletes who are seeded by the preceding factors.
TOURNAMENT FORMAT All events will be one round of pools with 100% promotion to direct eliminations tableau. No fence off for 3rd place for individual events.
POINTS AND CLASSIFICATION EARNINGS: Please see the Athlete Handbook for the latest details on points for ROC events, as well as qualifications to National Events