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Neil Lazar RYC/RJCC Nov 16, 2019 - Nov 17, 2019
Registration is through USA Fencing (through your Membership Profile). Regular fee entry deadline is October 24, 2019.. JWF close of check-in time has been changed from 8:15 am to 1 pm on Sunday.
Floyd Little Athletic Center, New Haven CT: New Haven, CT
posted 05/21/2019
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**YOU CANNOT REGISTER THROUGH FRED....THIS PAGE IS FOR INFORMATION PURPOSES ONLY. ALL REGISTRATIONS AND PAYMENTS ARE MADE THROUGH YOUR USA FENCING MEMBERSHIP PROFILE**

https://member.usafencing.org/details/tournaments/3924
https://www.usafencing.org/how-to-register
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The Neil Lazar Regional Youth Circuit (RYC) and Regional Junior Cadet Circuit (RJCC)
November 16-17, 2019

Regular fee entry deadline: October 24, 2019

RYC EVENT INFORMATION
https://www.usafencing.org/ryc-resources

RJCC EVENT INFORMATION
https://www.usafencing.org/rjcc-resources

Classifications can be earned, if USA Fencing criteria met. https://www.usafencing.org/classification-chart

2019-20 USA FENCING AGE ELIGIBILITY:
Y10: Born 2009-2012
Y12: Born 2007-2010 (or on Y10 NRPS list)
Y14: Born 2005-2008 (or on Y12 NRPS list)
Cadet: Born 2003-2006 (or on Y14 NRPS)
Junior: Born 2000-2006 (or on Cadet NRPS)

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Floyd Little Athletic Center
480 Sherman Parkway
New Haven, CT 06511

• Less than 15 minutes from I-95
• 60,000 sf venue, rubberized flooring surface
• Upper mezzanine for spectatorS
• Free parking
• Air-conditioned

NEARBY HOTELS

La Quinta New Haven
400 Sargent Dr
New Haven CT 06511
203-562-1111
https://www.wyndhamhotels.com/laquinta/new-haven-connecticut/la-quinta-inn-and-suites-new-haven/overview

Omni Hotel
155 Temple St
New Haven, CT 06510
203-772-6664
https://www.omnihotels.com/hotels/new-haven-yale

Marriott Courtyard Orange
136 Marsh Hill Road
Orange CT
203-799-2200
https://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/hvnco-courtyard-new-haven-orange-milford/

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Follow live results at: https://www.fencingtimelive.com

If interested in refereeing, e-mail Charles Greene II at CharlesEGreeneII@aol.com

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SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
All times listed are close of check-in, and are SUBJECT TO CHANGE according to event entries. We strongly encourage you to keep your entire day flexible until final close-of check-in times are determined. There will be no refunds issued due to event time changes. Any time changes will be posted no later than October 29. Notifications will be sent through the USA Fencing e-mail system, as well as posted on the tournament information page. Verify your check-in time before you travel to the tournament.

• Events are open to current USA Fencing competitive members age-eligible to fence, and to foreign fencers with current FIE license or proof of affiliation with their federation. USA Fencing membership profile is also required.
• Check age eligibility before entering. Eligibility will be checked and any ineligible entries removed.

• Fencing generally commences 15-30 minutes after close of check-in, or as tournament conditions permit. Arrive sufficiently early to be ready to fence when registration closes. We suggest arriving at least 1 hour prior to close of check-in of your event.

• Venue opens at 7:00 a.m.

• Full equipment check required. Fencers must have appropriate armory inspections marks upon presentation to the strip.

SATURDAY
(all times are subject to change; no refunds issued in the event of time changes)
8:00 JWE
8:00 JME
8:00 Y10 WE
8:00 Y10 ME
8:15 Y12 WF
8:15 Y12 MF
8:30 Y14 WS
11:30 Y14 MS
12:30 CMF
12:30 CWF
2:00 Y14 WE
2:00 Y14 ME
2:30 Y10 MS
4:00 CWS
4:00 CMS

SUNDAY
(all times are subject to change; no refunds issued in the event of time changes)

8:00 Y12 WE
8:00 CME
8:15 Y14 MF
8:30 Y12 MS
8:30 JWS
11:30 Y10 WS
12:30 Y10 MF
12:30 Y10 WF
12:30 Y14 WF
12:30 JMF
1:00 JWF (new time)
2:30 Y12 ME
2:30 CWE
4:00 Y12WS
4:00 JMS

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REGISTRATION AND EVENT FEES
Registration is through USA Fencing using your Membership Profile.

*Registration fee is nonrefundable
-- REGULAR fee registration/payment deadline: October 24, 2019: $30 registration fee plus $45/event
-- LATE ENTRY: TRIPLE fee registration/payment: October 25-28: $90 registration fee plus $135/event

No walk-ins accepted.

REFUND POLICY

USA Fencing will issue refund to credit card used for the registration. Must send notification of withdrawal and request for refund to cherylfencing@gmail.com. FENCERS WHO WITHDRAW THEMSELVES WILL NOT BE ELIGIBLE FOR A REFUND. Registration and USA Fencing administration fees are nonrefundable. Requests for event fees refunds will only be honored if received prior to midnight on November 9, 2019. here will be no exceptions to this policy.

There are no refunds in the event of time changes. All times are subject to change according to event entries, therefore we strongly encourage you to keep your entire day flexible until final close-of check-in times are determined. Any time changes will be posted no later than October 29.

On tournament day, fencers arriving after close of check-in will be withdrawn from the competition, and no there will be no refund of entry fees for any reason. No refunds for no-shows.

TOURNAMENT ENTRY

** Liability waiver - Upon entering this tournament you agree to abide by the current rules of USA Fencing and other applicable rules instituted by Candlewood Fencing Center (CFC) and Connecticut Division. You acknowledge you are entering this tournament at your own risk and release USA Fencing and its sponsors, CFC, Floyd Little Athletic Center, and referees/staff from any liability. With entry you give consent to tournament organizers to obtain medical care from any licensed physician, EMS personnel, hospital or clinic for any injury or illness that may arise during activities associated with this tournament. Photography, filming, recording, or any other form of media of the athlete during the tournament can be used by Candlewood Fencing Center and USA Fencing. Those wishing to opt out of media coverage must inform the Bout Committee.**

USA Fencing or other foreign federation competitive membership required. Must present membership card (or proof of membership payment) at check-in. To join/renew or print your membership card visit: https://www.usafencing.org/membership. If no proof of membership you must complete and pay for USA Fencing membership. Foreign fencers must have USA Fencing membership profile. You may join/renew at the door (parent signature required), however early to complete membership application.

Event entry is determined by 2019-20 USA Fencing Birth year requirements:
Y10: Born 2009-2012
Y12: Born 2007-2010 (or on Y10 NRPS list)
Y14: Born 2005-2008 (or on Y12 NRPS list)
Cadet: Born 2003-2006 (or on Y14 NRPS)
Junior: Born 2000-2006 (or on Cadet NRPS)

*See current point standings at: https://www.usafencing.org/current-point-standings

EQUIPMENT VENDORS

Blue Gauntlet Fencing Gear: http://www.blue-gauntlet.com

ARMORY

Armorer services will be available (for fee).

FOOD

Concession will be open with food, drinks, and healthy snacks available for purchase.

TOURNAMENT STAFF

Bout Committee: George Janto, Cheryl Delaney
Head Referee: Charles Greene II

TOURNAMENT FORMAT

• Equipment check required.
• Y10 fencers must fence with blades no longer than 32.5 inches.
• Must have at least two working weapons and two body cords present on-strip.
• Full USA Fencing regulation uniform required. Name is NOT required on uniform. Foil mask with conductive bib required. 800N Saber glove required. t.15 1. Fencers arm, equip and clothe themselves and fence at their own responsibility and at their own risk.
• USA Fencing rules apply. https://www.usafencing.org/usa-fencing-rule-book
• Ratings can be awarded, however youth events do not qualify for the E1 or D1 classifications. This means that these events are NR until they achieve C1 level or higher. See USFA ratings chart at: https://www.usafencing.org/classification-chart

Fencers are responsible for ensuring accuracy of all posted information and must report errors to the bout committee immediately. This includes club affiliation, division, classification, date of birth, gender, spelling of name, etc . Errors in posted pool results must be reported to the BC immediately (within 5 minutes). Once DE round starts and tableau is posted, the pool results are final and no adjustments will be made. Check all scores before leaving the strip. Fencer signature on pool sheet and DE slip implies accuracy.

Each event consists of two rounds (pools and DE (direct elimination):
Pools: One preliminary round of 5 and 6 or 6 and 7 person pools comprised of the standard 5-touch bout in 3 minutes. 100% then advance to direct elimination round. Direct Elimination: DE tableau shall be comprised according to the results of the preliminary pool round.
Y10 DE format: 10-touch bouts (two 3-minute periods with a 1 minute break between). The first period ends either at the expiration of three minutes or when 5 hits are scored, whichever comes first. During the 1-minute break, ONE PERSON designated by the fencer (team-mate, coach, or parent) may be on the strip with the fencer.
Y12/Y14/Cadet/Junior DE format: 15-touch bouts (three 3-minute periods with a 1 minute break between) During the 1-minute break, ONE PERSON designated by the fencer (team-mate, coach, or parent) may be on the strip with the fencer.

• No fence-off for third place; Medals awarded to 8th place (awarded to top 3 in events with less than 10 fencers). Two third-place medals awarded.
• Photography and filming is allowed, however NO flash photography is allowed near ongoing competitions.

Withdrawal:
Withdrawal during pools: The pools must be fenced through the last bout. A fencer who withdraws, or who is excluded, is scratched from the pool, and his results are annulled as if he had not taken part.

Withdrawal during DE: When for whatever reason a fencer cannot fence or cannot complete his bout, his opponent is declared winner of that bout. A fencer who withdraws does not lose his place in the overall classification of the competition.

QUALIFICATION PATHS

https://www.usafencing.org/ryc-resources
https://www.usafencing.org/rjcc-resources
https://www.usafencing.org/regional-events


ABOUT THE TOURNAMENT ORGANIZER
Candlewood Fencing Center
272 White Street, Danbury, CT 06810
https://www.candlewoodfencing.com

Candlewood Fencing Center is the premier fencing academy in Connecticut. For almost 30 years, Candlewood Fencing Center has been dedicated to promoting the sport of fencing at both the competitive and recreational levels. From our little Musketeers to our World Team Members, National Champions and many, many NCAA Recruits, we are dedicated to each individual student that walks through our door. We offer personally tailored instruction for individuals and groups of all ages to ensure each student's learning, growth and fun in a nurturing environment.

Neil Lazar (1920-2012)
Neil Lazar was involved in fencing since 1937. He was well-known in the sport of fencing, was a fencing master, and had a tremendous influence on fencing in New York, where he was years ahead of everyone else in the colored uniform trend. He was a member of the 1948 Olympic saber squad, and in 1952, 1956, and 1960 the Olympic foil squads. He coached at Salle Santelli, in Westchester high schools, and at CCNY. Among his former students were Tom Ciccarone, Craig Cummings, and Uriah Jones. In 2001 he was inducted into the US Fencing Hall of Fame.