The SoCal Scholastic Fencing League is hosting its Annual Foil Team Tournament. Middle Schools and High School are welcome to sign up their 3 to 4 member team representatives. Have your Coach or Team Captain sign up you team. Team Names will by your school name, unless it is a composite team. Teams will fence off for 1st through 3rd places.
ALL FENCERS MUST HAVE FENCED IN ONE SOCAL SCHOLASTIC FENCING LEAGUE INDIVIDUAL OR NOVICE TOURNAMENT THIS SEASON TO PARTICIPATE.
Middle School: 6th grade to 8th grade
High School: 9th grade to 12th grade
Team Level Descriptions:
Varsity A Team – Top 4 Fencers in High School. Each School can form one Varsity A Team. Essentially, this is your TOP 3-4 fencers.
Varsity B Team – Junior or Senior (11th/12th grade) fencers with competition experience, but not Varsity A Level. Freshman and Sophomore fencers with more than 2 years experience are eligible. Schools can form as many Varsity B teams.
Junior Varsity (JV) Team – For Freshman and Sophomore (9th /10th) Fencers with 1 to 2 years competitive experience or Juniors/Seniors with little competition experience. (Unrated fencers). Schools can form as many JV Teams.
Middle School - For 6th to 8th grade fencers. Schools can for as many Middle School Teams.
Proof of USFA competitive membership and School ID 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:
Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020
Team Events Scheduled:
9AM Men's High School Varsity B Team Foil
10AM Men's High School Junior Varsity Team Foil
11AM Men's Middle School Team Foil
12PM Men's High School Varsity A Team Foil
1PM Women's High School Varsity B Team Foil
2PM Women's High School Junior Varsity Team Foil
2PM Women's High School Varsity A Team Foil
3PM Women's Middle School Team Foil
Harvard-Westlake High School
3700 Coldwater Canyon Ave.
Studio City, CA 91604
Gym - next to Pool
League School Teams - must pay 90.00 late fee if not pre-registered on Askfred by Feb. 21, 2020
If your school does not have a fencing team or if your school is not part of the SoCal Scholastic Fencing League, you can still form a composite team for the corresponding school category. This would categorize your team as "Non-League" School Team.
Non-League School Team - Fee is $80.00 per team.
If Non-League school team is not pre-registered on Askfred by Feb. 21, 2020 – Late fee is 240.00 (Triple fees)
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
Event Format - Teams are made up of 3 fencers with 1 alternate fencer. Teams of 2 fencers, will forfeit the bouts due to 3rd fencer missing. Teams will fence the best of 9 five-point bouts.
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. All foil fencers must have a conductive foil bib on their mask. 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 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)
Mask 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 more information on the SoCal Scholastic League, please check out our website at https://schsfence.org/