Southern California Summer National Qualifiers.
USFA Membership required. Checks and Money orders should be made out to USFA, So Cal Division or prepaid online. No CASH will be accepted at the door. Event fees are $35 per event. At the door registration fee is $70.
The venue is at CSUN - Student Rec Center
New Spectator Waiver Needed
All competitors will need to sign pages 2 & 4 of this waiver (below) and bring it with them to the tournament. Please ignore the last 2 pages.
There will also be copies of the waiver at the tournament.
Fencers who have already qualified for the Summer Nationals are invited to compete in the SoCal Open.
All fencers can look forward to:
- A Spacious Venue
- Plenty of affordable parking
- Grounded Strips
- Professional Referees
- Equipment Vendors
- Dedicated armorers
- Awards to Top 4
Gladius equipment will be onsite as well for all equipment needs.
Please pay online to get the best referee coverage and to be considered pre-registered!
Live Results link: on fencingtimelive.com look for the SN quals
Please register by Wednesday March 27th for best coverage.
Pay for parking at the lot off of Zelzah and Prairie for immediate access.
***Note: If any fencers are unable to fence due to financial difficulties, please email us for rules and regulations for SoCal Division Qualifier Fee Waivers.***
Southern California Division Summer National Qualifiers are only open to members of the Socal Division. All competing must be either US citizens or permanent residents.
SoCal Website: http://www.socaldivision.org
$35 per event.
**REGULAR FEE REGISTRATION DEADLINE is Wednesday March 27th, 2019.
**REGISTRATION IS $70 PER EVENT AT THE DOOR WITHOUT ASKFRED PRE-REGISTRATION AND PAYMENT.
For complete qualifying and appeal information, please refer to the 2018-19 Athlete Handbook which can be downloaded from the USFA website.
***All finals will be fenced on copper/metal/grounded strips.***
Schedule subject to change.
Events Scheduled - The listed times are close of registration. Events will start 15 minutes after the close of check-in, NO LATE ENTRIES WILL BE ACCEPTED AFTER THE EVENT HAS STARTED:
***NOTE*** Close of check in times are subject to change and will be updated one week before the tournament depending on size of events****
Saturday March 30th, 2019
8:30 AM - Div2/3 Senior Men's Epee
8:00 AM - Y14 Men's Foil
9:00 AM - Div2/3 Senior Women's Epee
9:00 AM - Y14 Women's Foil
11:00 AM - Div2/3 Senior Men's Saber
11:00 AM - Div2/3 Senior Women's Saber
12:00 PM - Div2/3 Senior Men's Epee
12:30 PM - Y14 Men's Epee
1:30 PM - Div2/3 Senior Women's Foil
1:30 PM - Y14 Women's Epee
3:30 PM - Y14 Men's Saber
3:30 PM - Y14 Women's Saber
Fence offs to break ties will only be done if needed.
100% promotion, however if necessary due to tournament circumstances, only 80% may be promoted.
Ratings will used from the USA Fencing website as of Friday, March 29th, 2019. Any ratings earned after that or not reported to the national office will not be used.
USFA Membership - USFA rules will be enforced. All fencers must be current members of the USFA . Proof of USFA membership is either an unexpired membership card, an email from the USFA or listing on the USFA website. Membership forms will be available at the tournament or may be downloaded from the USFA website. If proof of membership is unavailable fencers will be required to submit a new membership application form with payment at the door. No exceptions.
Weapons are checked (weights and shims) during pools and direct eliminations for all events.
Eligible Birth years:
DIVISION II DV2 Born 2005 or earlier C, D, E OR U
DIVISION III DV3 Born 2005 or earlier D, E OR U
YOUTH 14 Y14 2004-2007 or Y12 National Points
Y-14 Women's Epee
Y-14 Women's Foil
Y-14 Women's Saber
Y-14 Men's Epee
Y-14 Men's Foil
Y-14 Men's Saber
Div II/III Women's Epee
Div II/III Women's Foil
Div II/III Women's Saber
Div II/III Men's Epee
Div II/III Men's Foil
Div II/III Men's Saber
Preregistration closes on 03/27/2019.