Weekend Warrior #4
Saturday, May 14 - Sunday, May 15, 2022
Houston Athletic Fencing Center
4997 W. Bellfort
Houston, TX 77035
Pre-registration opens 4/3/2022
Pre-registration closes 5/13/2022
PLEASE READ ALL THE INFORMATION BELOW!
The Novice Mixed Foil event is intended for fencers between the ages of 8 and 12 that have been fencing less than a year.
Events that have fewer than five pre-registrants on Friday, May 13 will be cancelled. If an event is cancelled, the times for other events may change.
COVID precautions are in place.
USFA Fencing guidelines require that masks must be worn at all times unless eating or drinking. Bandanas and gaiters do not count. We have masks on hand should you need one. Masks must cover the nose and mouth. Anyone who does not comply with our COVID precautions will be asked to leave the venue. We ask that everyone practice social distancing to the extent possible.
Birth Year Requirements
Shopping and Snacks
Visiting Our Salle
Disclaimers | Back to top
USFA Competitive membership required to fence all events except the Novice Mixed Foil. For that event, the Access membership is sufficient. You must complete your USA Fencing membership application online by Thursday, May 12, so that we may verify your membership prior to the event. No one will be allowed to fence without a current USA Fencing membership. If you plan to fence more than one event on the same day, pools in later events will not be delayed for you.
Events | Back to top
- Y12 Mixed Epee: 9:00 a.m.
- Senior Mixed Saber: 12:00 p.m.
- Senior Mixed Epee: 1:00 p.m.
NOTE: SATURDAY EVENTS CANCELLED DUE TO INSUFFICIENT REGISTRATION!
* Novice is for fencers ages 8-12 who have been fencing less than a year.
- Novice* Mixed Foil: Sunday, 9:00 a.m.
- Y12 Mixed Foil: Sunday, 10:00 a.m.
- Senior Mixed Foil: 1:00 p.m.
Birth Year Requirements | Back to top
If a fencer's USA Fencing membership card does not show their birth date as "Verified: Yes" (see back of card), they must bring proof of age to registration. Passports, birth certificates, and other government-issued IDs are acceptable; school IDs are not.
- Novice: 2010-2014
- Y12: 2009-2012
- Senior: 2008 or earlier
Fees | Back to top
Cash and checks accepted.
- Registration: $20
- Each event: $15
- Additional if not pre-registered: $10
Registration | Back to top
Registration will open one hour prior to the close of registration for each event. Fencers in all events must show their USA Fencing membership card.
Waiver: All fencers must sign a Waiver of Liability form, available online or at the event. Fencers under 18 years of age must have a parent's or guardian's signature on the Waiver of Liability form. Please bring your health insurance information. USA Fencing Membership: All events require a current USA Fencing membership to fence. You must complete your USA Fencing membership application online by Thursday, May 12 so that we may verify your membership prior to the event.
Equipment Check | Back to top
Equipment check will open one hour prior to the close of registration for the first event, and remain open through the last event. Full equipment checks will be performed. All fencers must have a mask and glove and at least two weapons. Foil and Saber fencers must have at least two mask cords, two body cords and a lame. Armorers will be on hand to perform minor equipment repairs. If equipment cannot be repaired, new equipment may be purchased in The Fencing Store. Cash and checks accepted.
Format | Back to top
Pools, 100% promotion to 15-touch, Direct Elimination bouts.
Shopping and Snacks | Back to top
The Fencing Store, located within the Houston Athletic Fencing Center, is a fully equipped fencing store with full lines of equipment, t-shirts, tools, fencing shoes, fencing novelties, etc. Cash and checks accepted. Drinks will be available for purchase. Cash accepted.
Visiting Our Salle | Back to top
No food in the fencing area. Drinks are permitted in covered containers (bottled drinks, water bottles). Please pick up your trash. Chairs are available in the fencing area for folks to watch the events. Bleachers are available in the observation area outside the fencing area. Please do not interfere with the referees during bouts. No running in the fencing area at any time.