SWIFA 2022-2023 SEASON
This tournament is a part of the Southwest Intercollegiate Fencing Association 2022-23 season. See https://swifafencing.org for payment and attendance requirements.
SWIFA events are limited to registered member colleges and universities. If you are interested in your school becoming a member of SWIFA, email firstname.lastname@example.org or click the link above.
Venue opens at 8 AM.
Check-in closes at and fencing begins as early as 9 AM.
Events will be concluded no later than 8 PM.
Schools should list squads with a designated A, B, C, and optional alternate fencer. There is no limit to the number of squads a member school can bring. Only the highest placing squad in each event from a given school will earn points for their school.
Round 1 will consist of squad pools to decide seeding for Round 2's direct elimination bracket. Based on the cumulative performances of the top-placing squad from each event representing a school, a top overall team will be awarded in addition to the three squads that win each DE bracket.
SWIFA Austin is being held at the University of Texas at Dallas.
UTD RecSports requires that only water is allowed on the gym floor. Food and other beverages should be consumed off of the courts the competition will take place on.
Part of SWIFA's mission is to educate the next generation of referees. If you are interested in officiating, earning your referee rating, or just getting some practice--as a rated official or not--email the organizer for more information.
UTD RecSports recommends parking in Lot J.
The Southwest Intercollegiate Fencing Association (SWIFA) is the conference for competitive college fencing teams in Texas and the greater southwest region of the United States. SWIFA's goal is to promote, introduce, and develop the sport, as well as encourage and assist schools and their members in reaching their full potential as athletes, coaches, armorers, and referees.