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Longhorn Open 2019 Oct 5, 2019 - Oct 6, 2019
UT Recreational Sports Center: Austin, TX
posted 08/09/2019
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LONGHORN OPEN 2019

Preregistration closes at the end of 09/30/2019. This allows the organizers time to evaluate preregistrant data.

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PLEASE ALLOW EXTRA TIME TO CHECK INTO YOUR EVENTS ! !
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FOR INFORMATION
The Local Organizing Committee for this event is the University of Texas Fencing Club:
- http://utexasfencing.weebly.com/
- Email: president@utexasfencing.org

VENUE INFORMATION
University of Texas Recreational Sports Center (RSC)
San Jacinto & 20 1/2th Streets
Map: https://maps.utexas.edu/#/utm
The venue will open at 8:00am on both days.

PARKING INFORMATION
Please visit this web page for available spaces and garages:
https://parking.utexas.edu/maps/visitors

EVENTS
[Times listed are the CLOSE of Registration]

SATURDAY (10-05-19)
· 8:30am - Senior Men's Epee**
· 8:30am - Senior Women's Epee**
· 11:30am - Senior Mixed Foil
· 1:00pm - Div III (D & Under) Mixed Epee

SUNDAY (10-06-19)
· 8:30am - Div III (D & Under) Mixed Foil
· 8:45am - Senior Mixed Sabre

**Note that if the Senior Women's Epee event is not large enough by the time of the tournament, the two epee events will be combined.

FEES
For pre-registrations & PRE-PAYMENT received by September 30th:
- $40 Registration Fee
- $10 Per Event Fee
For pre-registrations & PAY AT THE DOOR:
- $50 Registration Fee
- $20 Per Event Fee


PARTICIPANT INFORMATION
Participation is limited to fencers whose USFA membership status can be verified. Fencers whose status cannot be confirmed either here or through the national office will NOT be allowed to compete. USFA membership will be available at the day of the tournament. You can visit the USFA webpage (https://member.usafencing.org) to renew your membership online.

Minors (under 18) must have a Waiver signed by their Parent or Guardian when checking in; a coach's signature is NOT acceptable. The waiver is available when as part of the registration confirmation sent from FRED.

All participants are required to sign a UT Recreational Sports Weapons Waiver. This waiver will be available as part of the registration confirmation sent from FRED as well as at the tournament check-in.

AGE CRITERIA FOR OPEN TOURNAMENTS
The USFA Board of Directors has ruled that for any USFA competition that is not specific to an age group, an athlete must be at least 13 years old as of January 1 of the fencing season. The exemption to this rule applies to any fencer whose younger than 13 on January 1 but who is listed on the latest National Junior Point standings; then that fencer is allowed to compete in the USFA competitions not specific to an age group. The athlete must meet any other criteria stated for that competition. Examples of such non-specific competitions are: "Open", "Unclassified", "A" competitions, "C" or under competitions, Team competitions of any category unless specified for juniors or similar age restricted category.

EQUIPMENT CHECKS
All events will be fenced electrically. Equipment checks will consist of gloves, masks, body cords and lames. Sabre cuffs, underarm protectors, fencing knickers and any and all safety equipment per USFA regulations are REQUIRED.

VENDOR INFORMATION
Alliance Fencing Equipment headed by Ted Li will be the primary vendor for both days.
http://www.alliancefencingequipment.com/