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Van Buskirk Memorial 2020 Feb 8, 2020 - Feb 9, 2020
Rice University; Gibbs Rec Center: Houston, TX: Houston, TX
posted 11/04/2019
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The students of the Rice Fencing club are proud to host the 2020 Van Buskirk Memorial tournament to honor Harold Van Buskirk and his contribution to Rice and Texas fencing.

Venue
Rice University
Gibbs Recreation and Wellness Center
6100 Main St, Houston, TX 77005

A map of the campus is available at http://www.rice.edu/maps/maps.html. The venue is building 26. Parking is available in the Central Garage (across the street, indoor) or any of the outdoor lots. Parking is $12/day.

Fees: (cash and checks accepted)
Registration: $25 (pregistered)
(at the door: $40)
Event Fees: $15

College Student Discount:
- $5.00 off with Student I.D.

Events Scheduled:

The venue will open at 8:00 a.m. on Saturday and 10:00 a.m. on Sunday. PLEASE arrive on time to get USFA Memberships, Waivers, and Equipment Check taken care of.


Event Schedule:
Saturday February 8, 2020
10:00 am....C & Under Senior Mixed Foil (Registration closes at 9:00 am)
10:30 am....C & Under Senior Mixed Saber (Registration closes at 9:30 am)
1:00 pm.....Senior Mixed Foil (Registration closes at 12:00 pm)
1:30 pm.....Senior Mixed Saber (Registration closes at 12:30 pm)

Sunday February 9, 2020
11:30 am....C & Under Senior Mixed Epee (Registration closes at 10:30 am)
2:30 pm.....Senior Mixed Epee (Registration closes at 1:30 pm)

PARTICIPANT INFORMATION
Participation is limited to fencers whose USFA membership status can be verified. Fencers who's 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 (http://www.usfencing.org/page/show/698115-individuals) to renew your membership online.

Minors (under 18) must have a Waiver signed by their Parent or Guardian when checking in.

Age Criteria:
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 who is 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.

Preregistration opens on 11/04/2019.
Preregistration closes on 02/07/2019 at 3:00 PM.