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Peak Open - Foil & Epee Oct 26, 2019
Please read the "More Info" page
Apex Fencing Academy: Apex, NC
posted 08/25/2019
More Info
Events Scheduled:
Senior Women's Epee
Senior Women's Foil
Senior Men's Epee
Senior Men's Foil
Preregistration opens on 08/25/2019.
Preregistration closes on 10/20/2019.

Apex Fencing Academy welcomes all Foil and Epee fencers.

Awards for the top 4 fencers in each event.

Proof or USA Fencing COMPETITIVE MEMBERSHIP is required for all fencers:

http://www.usfencing.org/membership

Please check/update your membership with USA Fencing and your askFRED profile to correctly reflect your membership status.

Fencers who do not have a USA Fencing membership will be asked to complete a membership/payment at the tournament. This could considerable delay the start time for your event and we therefore, ask the fencers to please do this prior to Saturday morning.

Tournament fees:

Registration fees are paid (cash/check or CC) at the front desk on Saturday, October 26th.

ONE Event Fees: $30
TWO Events Fees: $50


Sanctioned Senior Events (born 2006 or earlier)

Senior Men's Foil
Senior Women's Epee
Senior Men's Epee
Senior Women's Foil




TOURNAMENT ENTRY

USA Fencing competitive membership required. Must present membership card (or proof of membership payment) at check-in. To print your membership card or to join/renew visit: https://member.usfencing.org

If no proof of membership you must complete and pay for USA Fencing membership. You may join/renew at the door (parent signature required), however arrive with a completed form or plan to come early to complete required paperwork. Credit card required.


** Liability waiver - Upon entering this tournament you agree to abide by the current rules of USA Fencing and other applicable rules instituted by Apex Fencing Academy. You acknowledge you are entering this tournament at your own risk and release USA Fencing and its sponsors, Apex Fencing Academy, and referees/staff from any liability. With entry you give consent to Apex Fencing Academy to obtain medical care from any licensed physician, 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 Apex Fencing Academy and USA Fencing. Those wishing to opt out of media coverage must inform the Bout Committee.**

Signed waiver required. Click "Download Waiver". Complete and present at check-in.

TOURNAMENT FORMAT

USA Fencing rules apply. http://www.usfencing.org/athletes-usa-fencing-rule-book
Equipment check required (mask, lame (as appropriate), mask cords, and body cords).

Armorer will be on-site.
Name is NOT required on uniform.


100% advances to DE after pool results.

No fence-off for third place; Medals awarded to top 4 place.

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.

Photography and filming is allowed, however NO flash photography is allowed.

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.

Airport and transportation:
RDU airport 20 min from venue.
https://www.rdu.com/ground-transportation/transportation-services/


Holiday Inn Express Apex-Raleigh, 1006 Marco Dr, Apex, NC 27502, (919) 387-3636
The cutoff date for booking these rooms is September 27th.

https://www.ihg.com/holidayinnexpress/hotels/us/en/apex/aeenc/hoteldetail?fromRedirect=true&qSrt=sBR&qIta=99801505&icdv=99801505&qSlH=AEENC&qGrpCd=AXF&setPMCookies=true&qSHBrC=EX&qDest=1006%20Marco%20Drive,%20Apex,%20NC,%20US&srb_u=1

Candlewood Suites Apex, 1005 Marco Dr, Apex, NC 27502, (919) 387-8595


Nearby Food options
There are multiple restaurants within walking distance of the venue. Historic Downtown Apex is only 1 mile away:https://www.apexdowntown.com/