If you have attended the December NAC. Due to a possible Covid 19 exposure at that event, any participant of that event will need to obtain a negative PCR Covid test by Friday, Dec 10th and email results to email@example.com
You will still need to be fully vaccinated to attend.
UPDATE 12/15/21: The Schedule posted is final. No changes
ANNOUNCEMENT: COVID-19 Protocols are listed below. Please check back for COVID-19 Protocol Updates. Also, Times of events are subject to change. The final schedule will be posted on Wednesday, December 15, 2021.
UPDATE 11/10/2021: All fencers and visitors (coaches, parents, etc) must be fully Vaccinated and complete a online health survey before coming to campus. The online survey is to be completed the day of the tournament.
The Southern California Scholastic Fencing League individual foil events are open to all Middle School and High School students. Bring your school ID and proof of USFA Competitive or USFA Access membership.
HIGH SCHOOL - GRADES 9 to 12
MIDDLE SCHOOL - GRADES 6 to 8
If your school does not issue a school ID, please bring proof of school enrollment, i.e. registration, letter from school stating grade, etc.
REQUIREMENT: Proof of full Covid Vaccination or Negative Covid Test. The Covid Test result must be done during the week of the tournament and have results turned in by 3pm, Thursday, December 16, 2021.
(This applies to EVERYONE inside Venue - Fencers, Coaches, Referees, staff, etc. in attendance)
LEAGUE FENCERS - SUBMIT YOUR RECORDS TO YOUR FENCING TEAM COACH
NON-LEAGUE FENCERS - Provide Proof Full Vaccination OR a copy of a NEGATIVE COVID Test. The COVID Test (PCR Recommended) should be emailed to Greg at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If your records are not submitted by Thursday, December 16 you will be scratched from the tournament.
UPON CHECK IN AT THE DAY OF THE TOURNAMENT, PLEASE BRING THE FOLLOWING:(NO EXCEPTIONS)
Proof of Grade (make sure to list your school as the primary club for this tournament)
Proof of USFA Competitive or Access Membership (copy of card showing expiration date)
Payment or Proof or Payment (See below for payment options)
Proof of Full Vaccination or Negative Covid Test as stated above.
When REGISTERING, please list your SCHOOL NAME as your PRIMARY CLUB on ASKFRED for this tournament. (Under USFA membership, you can still keep your Fencing Club as your Primary Club)
To purchase USFA Competitive or Access Membership on-line, please use link below:
**Only High School events are recognized by the USFA. High School Fencers will be eligible to earn USA Fencing classifications (ratings).
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 18, 2021
9:00 AM Men's High School Foil
11:00 AM Women's High School Foil
2:00 PM Men's Middle School Foil
1:00 PM Women's Middle School Foil
These are times when check in closes, please arrive one hour prior to event to register, go through Equipment check, and warm up.
PRE-REGISTRATION DEADLINE on Askfred.net is Thursday, December 16, 2021.
Pasadena City College - Hutto-Patterson Gymnasium
1570 E. Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91106
The gym is next to the football field.
There is a parking structure on Del Mar Blvd and Hill Ave.
Parking is 2.00 a day. Purchase the daily parking permit from the yellow parking permit machines at the parking lot. All daily parking permit machines accept $1 bills.
Non-league School Fencer: $20.00 Registration and $40.00 per event (Total 60.00)
League School Fencer: $10.00
Payment by check or cash can be made at the tournament. Please bring exact change when paying by cash.
THERE WILL BE NO LATE REGISTRATION and NO SIGN UPS ON THE DAY OF THE TOURNAMENT DUE TO COVID PROTOCOLS.
Paying by PayPal - email@example.com
Paying by VENMO - Sam-Signorelli-fencer
**Please make sure to note fencers name, date of tournament, and which event.
If you are not enrolled in below mentioned league schools, you are considered a non-league school fencer.
Chaminade Middle School And High School
Harvard Westlake Middle School and High School
Kern Athletic Fencing Foundation
Lakeview Middle School (Victorville)
Le Lycee Francais
Central LA #9 (VAPA)
Oakwood High School
Vistamar High School
Yeshiva University of Los Angeles
There will be one round of pools with 100% advancing to direct elimination in all individual competitions. The direct elimination bouts will be fifteen touch bouts, with the appropriate breaks determined by which weapon is being fenced. The breaks for direct elimination round is 1 minute 30 seconds now.
Yelling is OK with USFA.
All Spectators must remain OUTSIDE during the competition. Once you are eliminated in the Direct elimination round, please leave the venue.
A full fencing Jacket (FIE not required), a plastron, a glove, and fencing knickers. Socks must cover all the leg not covered by the knickers. Women's equipment must include breast protectors made of metal or rigid material inside the jacket. The appropriate glove, lame and mask for the weapon being fenced are required. Please wear shoes with non-marking or white soles to all competitions.
All foil fencers must have a conductive foil bib on their mask.
Foil Fencers: USFA Foil "Padded" chest guards will be enforced and checked. Material must have the SEMI technical mark at the center of the upper edge, per USA Fencing Rules of Competition, section m.25.4(c)
Masks and gloves will be inspected by the armorer. Weapons will be tested on the strip. You will not be allowed to fence with weapons that do not conform to USFA standards.
Reminder: All Varsity High School Fencers must fence in either/or both the #1 or #2 Foil Individual to be considered for a High School Varsity "A" Team for the SoCal Scholastic League Foil Team Tournament. All fencers must fence in one scholastic league individual event or Novice event to qualify to fence in the Team Event to be held on March 13, 2022 at Harvard-Westlake.
Results tabulated from the Individual Foil #1 on December 18, 2021 and Individual Foil #2 on February 6, 2022 will be used to determine medals. Medals will be awarded through 8th place at the Foil Team Tournament.
By entering this tournament, we will be following the codes of conduct set by USA Fencing. Please carefully read the codes of conduct for spectators, coaches, and members. https://www.usafencing.org/codes-of-conduct
The Southern California Scholastic League follows the SafeSport and Minor Athlete Abuse Prevention Policies as approved by the U.S. Center for SafeSport. https://www.usafencing.org/safe-sport
For more information on the SoCal Scholastic League, please check out our website at https://www.schsfence.org/
Please see above for updated Covid Protocols.
All persons inside the venue must be FULLY VACCINATED and complete survey the day of the tournament before arrival.
Temperature check will be performed prior to entry of venue. If you have a fever, you will be asked to leave.
Everyone inside the venue will be required to wear masks at all times regardless of vaccination status.
Masks must be at least two-ply (no neck gaiters). Masks must cover nose and mouth.
Maintain at least 6 feet apart.
No sharing of beverages or food.
LIMITATIONS ON OBSERVERS
Only 2 Spectators are allowed to accompany the fencer.
STAYING HOME WHEN APPROPRIATE:
If you are feeling unwell, please stay home.
If you have tested positive for COVID-19, are showing COVID-19 symptoms.
If you have had a close contact with a person who has tested positive for or who has symptoms of COVID-19.
If you have any signs of the following:.
• Fever or feeling feverish (chills, sweating)
• New cough
• Difficulty breathing
• Sore throat
• Muscle aches or body aches
• Vomiting or diarrhea
• New loss of taste or smell