JOIN US FOR THE 3rd ANNUAL SMC YOUTH CUP!
EPEE & SABER / 4 tournament series
This event is licensed by the Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) and sanctioned by the Fencing League of America (FLA), All fencers must to hold a current AAU athlete membership.
GET YOUR AAU MEMBERSHIP HERE: https://aausports.org/Join-AAU
FLA website: http://www.fencingleagueofamerica.org
Each event will grant you SEASON POINTS according to your place. The top 3 results out of the 4 events will be added together. The athletes with the best combined results from the series (per age & weapon) will become the SEASON CHAMPIONS and will make history by permanently adding their names to the SMC CUP & their faces to the SMC wall of fame.
ALL EVENTS ARE CAPED, ENROLL NOW TO ENSURE YOUR PLACE
Ratings will awarded by Fencing League of America including youth events.
INITIAL SEEDING will be determined by FLA ratings. Check your current rating at http://www.fencingleagueofamerica.org
Make a free FLA account using your AAU number and check your ratings and your FLA tournament history.
All events will use the AAU National Fencing format. (Pools-Direct Elimination)
If necessary, events could be combined by gender.
All events require a minimum of 5 participants to be rated
All entrants should check-in at least 30 minutes prior to the start of their event.
(1) Gold, (1)Silver and (2) Bronze medals will be awarded to the top four finishers in each event. Additional awards will be given all the way to 8th place.
AGE GROUPS (Season Sep 2022 to Sep 2023)
-6 & under/Y-6 (2016-2017)
-8 & under/Y-8 (2014-2015)
-10 & under/Y-10 (2012-2013)
-12 & under/Y-12 (20010-2011)
-14 & under/Y14 (2008-2009)
Athletes 12 and younger are allowed to participate in ONE age group above their own. Athletes 13 or older are allowed to participate above their age group all the way to SNR.
Y6 Mixed Epee
Y8 Women's Epee
Y8 Mixed Saber
Y8 Men's Epee
Y10 Women's Epee
Y10 Women's Saber
Y10 Men's Epee
Y10 Men's Saber
Y12 Women's Epee
Y12 Women's Saber
Y12 Men's Epee
Y12 Men's Saber
Y14 Women's Epee
Y14 Women's Saber
Y14 Men's Epee
Y14 Men's Saber
Cadet (U16) Women's Epee
Cadet (U16) Women's Saber
Cadet (U16) Men's Epee
Cadet (U16) Men's Sabe
rJunior (U19) Women's Epee
Junior (U19) Women's Saber
Junior (U19) Men's Epee
Junior (U19) Men's Saber
Preregistration opens on 08/28/2022.
Preregistration closes on 09/23/2022.
*CODE OF CONDUCT: In our endeavor to keep fencing a respectable sport, is enforcing a zero tolerance for poor behavior from fencers/coaches/spectators. Any disruptive, poor, and/or unsportsmanlike behavior will result in black cards issued and removal for the premises. We thank you in advance for your cooperation in keeping this an enjoyable and awesome sport for everybody. y enrolling in this you agree to SMC Code of Conduct and behavior policies
** Liability waiver - Upon entering this tournament you agree to abide by the current rules of AAU/FLA and other applicable rules instituted by SMC. You acknowledge you are entering this tournament at your own risk and release AAU. FLA and its sponsors, SMC, referees, and staff from any and all liability. With entry you give consent to SMC to obtain medical care from any licensed physician, hospital or clinic for any injury or illness that may arise during activities associated with this tournament. **
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