The SoCal Fencing League is hosting its Annual Novice fencing tournament in Foil, Epee, and Saber for Middle School and High School Students with LESS than 1 year fencing experience. Fencers must not have fenced in any previous SoCal Fencing League Novice tournaments.
Proof of USFA competitive membership and School ID (proof of grade) is required upon check in. No exceptions. If your school does not issue a school ID, please bring proof of school enrollment, i.e. registration, letter from school stating grade, etc.
To purchase USFA Competitive Membership on-line, please use link below:
This tournament is unsanctioned.
Sunday, Nov. 17, 2019
9:00 AM Men's HS/MS Novice Foil
10:30 AM Women's HS/MS Novice Foil
11:00 AM Men's HS/MS Novice Epee
12:30 PM Women's HS/MS Novice Epee
2:00 PM Men's HS/MS Novice Saber
2:00 PM Women's HS/MS Novice Saber
Vista Mar High School
737 Hawaii St.
El Segundo, CA 90245
There will be one round of pools with 100% advancing to direct elimination in all individual competitions. The direct elimination bouts will be fifteen touch bouts, with the appropriate breaks determined by which weapon is being fenced.
Non-League School Fencer:
$20.00 Registration and $40.00 per event
(Total 60.00 if fencing one event)
League School Fencer: $10.00
If not pre-registered on Askfred by Nov. 15, 2019 add Late Fee: $20.00
Payment can be paid at check in. (Cash or check)
Paying by PayPal - firstname.lastname@example.org
Paying by VENMO - Sam-Signorelli-fencer
**Please make sure to note fencers name, date of tournament, and which event.
If you are not enrolled in below mentioned League Schools, you are considered a Non-League School fencer.
League Schools are:
Chaminade Middle School And High School
Harvard Westlake Middle School and High School
Lakeview Middle School (Victorville)
Le Lycee Francais
Central LA #9 (VAPA)
Oakwood High School
Victor Valley High School
Vistamar High School
Yeshiva University of Los Angeles
A full fencing Jacket (FIE not required), a plastron, a glove, and fencing knickers. Socks must cover all the leg not covered by the knickers. Women's equipment must include breast protectors made of metal or rigid material inside the jacket. The appropriate glove, lame and mask for the weapon being fenced are required. Please wear shoes with "non-marking" or white soles to all competitions.
All foil fencers must have a conductive foil bib on their mask, and all saber fencers must use a USFA Fencing approved 800N FIE glove.
Foil Fencers: USFA Foil "Padded" chest guards will be enforced. Material must have the SEMI technical mark at the center of the upper edge, per USA Fencing Rules of Competition, section m.25.4(c)
Masks and gloves will be inspected by the armorer. Weapons will be tested on the strip. You will not be allowed to fence with weapons that do not conform to USFA standards. For weapons that fail inspection on the strip, no card will be issued but you must get another conforming weapon.
For more information on the SoCal Scholastic League, please check out our website at https://www.schsfence.org/