ONLY USFA MEMBERS CURRENTLY REGISTERED WITH THE ORANGE COAST DIVISION MAY PARTICIPATE IN THIS COMPETITION
The entry fee is $30.00 for each event and requires preregistration on askFred.
EVENT SCHEDULE & CLOSE OF CHECK-IN TIMES:
9:00 am - Men's & Women's Youth-14 events in all weapons
10:30 am - Men's & Women's Division II/III Saber
11:30 am - Men's & Women's Division II/III Epee
12:30 pm - Men's & Women's Division II/III Foil
Division II & III will be run as a single combined event for each gender and weapon. Results will be separated for the purposes of qualification. Division II fencers ratings are limited to C, D, E, U; Division III fencers ratings are limited to D, E, U. USA Fencing Athlete Handbook Section 2.6.4 explains how qualifiers are determined for combined events.
Please note the following:
USA Fencing requires a current membership, which we will request proof of at the time of check-in. You may present a current card, or an image on your phone or an e-mail receipt. You may print a current card from https://member.usafencing.org/ Once you log-in to your account go to "My Profile" and select "Profile" and then select "My Membership Card" and print. This season to request a plastic card USA Fencing requires a $10 fee.
We will also be checking proof of year the fencer was born if the USA Fencing Membership Card does not indicate "DOB Verified: Y"
For Y14 events the birth years are 2005-2008.
Division II/III birth years are 2006 and earlier.
Any copy or digital image is acceptable proof. These include: birth certificate, passport, immigration card, immunization record, school transcripts.
Use of Plastron (or underarm protector) is required
Weapon's Check: All weapons will be scored electrically. Equipment (masks and gloves) will be inspected and marked.
Parking is free in the lot adjacent to the entrance. Street parking is available along Via Rodeo.
Please check the USA Fencing Athlete Handbook Section 188.8.131.52 regarding Number of Qualifiers. We will fence off for third only where necessary. (http://www.usafencing.org/athlete-handbook)