Bakersfield Walk-&-Roll Two-Weapon Open Fencing Tournament
SUNDAY, JUNE 25, 2023
The Walk-N-Roll Tournament offers the exciting opportunity for able-bodied fencers to compete along with parafencers in a traditional pools-thru-direct elimination format. When one or both of the competitors in a bout is a parafencer, the bout will take place with both fencers fully seated in wheelchair fencing frames. If both fencers are able-bodied, the bout will be conducted on a conventional fencing strip.
All USA Fencing rules apply.
Walk-&-Roll Senior Mixed Saber - 9:00 a.m. -capped at 21 fencers.
Walk-&-Roll Senior Mixed Foil- 12:00 p.m. -capped at 21 fencers.
Preregistration closes on 06/24/2023.
Please pre-register for planning purposes. Kindly remove your entry or contact us directly if your plans change and you will not be able to participate, as our events are capped and we may have a waitlist. Thank you for your consideration.
TRAVEL: We appreciate your willingness to travel to our event and acknowledge unpredictability in traffic and road conditions. If you have travel issues or experience a delay in arrival time, you are welcome to call/text the bout committee to see if the event may be held open for your late check-in.
LOCATION: the Kern Athletic Fencing Foundation (KAFF) Fencing Studio is located upstairs of The Woman’s Club of Bakersfield, at 2030 18th Street, 2nd Floor, Bakersfield, CA 93301.
VENUE: The venue is a historic building in downtown Bakersfield, and there is no elevator in the building. Please contact us if you will require assistance.
Spectator seating is limited. An equipment room is available for fencing bags. Doors will open at 8:00 a.m.
REGISTRATION: $40 per event, ($10 for current KAFF Club Members), payable at the door by cash, Venmo or card. Current USA Fencing Competitive or Access membership is required. Fencers must be born in 2009 or earlier to compete in Senior Events.
CHECK-IN: Check-in opens one hour before the event.
FORMAT: One round of pools with 100% promotion to direct elimination, and no fence-off for 3rd place.
Medals will be awarded to top 4 fencers in each event.
EQUIPMENT: Full fencing uniform is required: jacket, underarm protector, fencing knickers, socks covering legs below the knickers, with glove and mask appropriate to the weapon being fenced. Chest protectors are required for women and, for Foil events, must include the FIE foam padding per USA Fencing standards.
NO armory or equipment repair on site.
LIVE RESULTS: http://www.fencingtimelive.com
Lucas Dobrzanski, KAFF President (661)319-2235
Rudy Streitz, Head Coach (310) 387-9839
Liz Geyer, Bout Committee Chair (661) 332-0250 voice/text
E-MAIL: Contact the event organizers at: email@example.com or http://www.KernAFF.org