Updated Feb 18, 2020
Events are sanctioned as of Feb 18, 2021
Masks required 100% of the time. Fencers will be given a designated chair separated by 12' from anyone else. No moving chairs or gatherings of any sort will be permitted. No wandering coaches permitted.
$25 reg. + $25per event paid online. Refundable within 24 hours prior to close of registration.
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Documented COVID Plan
with pictures and video found at:
CT DPH guidance info:
Here is what we are doing to keep this safe, and sustainable.
-If you are sick or have any symptoms of sickness alert us and then stay home. We'll refund you in full with 24 hr. advance notice.
-limited capped events
- each fencer will be assigned a dedicated area 6' apart from anyone else. Fencer will be given a chair and must remain seated until called to their strip to bout then return to their seats. Wandering will not be permitted. Pictures https://wayofthesword.org/covid/
-one parent may stay for fencers 10 and younger. We will give you a chair to sit next to your child in their dedicated Wayspace. Don't bring a folding chair.
- one coach is welcome to attend however if we exceed capacity we may ask a parent to give up a space to allow the coach to sit in for the bout. Historically, events have been less than capacity.
- refs will be 6' away with face masks
- fencers wear face masks at al times
- Saluting required before and after each bout but no contact
- Temp check prior to entry (over 100? We give you a 10-minute cool-down period outside prior to a second and final try. If your temperature reads over 100 a second time you must scratch and go home. We will refund you in full.
-hand sanitizer stations throughout the studio to be used upon entry and exiting
-USFA valid competitive membership regulation uniform w/socks, minimum two body cords, and weapons)
-medals will be awarded for the top four places
-covered outdoor seating for 18 parents will be provided
-studio cleaned and sanitized after each event (ya it's a lot of work)
You must pay in advance to reserve your seat. Use this link:
Certified Ref's wanted all 3-weapons: