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APEX OPEN - Div1A and Div2 - Foil & Epee May 2, 2020 - May 3, 2020
Div1A Men's & Women's-Foil & Epee Div2 Mixed Foil & Epee
Apex Fencing Academy: Apex, NC
posted 10/07/2019
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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.
ONE Event Fees: $30
TWO Events Fees: $50


Sanctioned Senior Events (born 2005 or earlier)

Div1A Men's Foil
Div1A Women's Foil
Div1A Men's Epee
Div1A Women's Epee

Div2 Mixed Foil
Div2 Mixed Epee

If less than 5 fencers register for either gender in the Div1A Men's and Women's events, the events will bee combined to a Mixed event.

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.

� Events will be mixed if less than 5 fencers of either gender
� No fence-off for third place; Medals awarded to 8th 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/

Host Hotels

Holiday Inn Express Apex-Raleigh, 1006 Marco Dr, Apex, NC 27502, (919) 387-3636

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/