Event eligibility is determined by 2016-17 USA Fencing birth year requirement only (not specific day/month). All entrants’ age/point eligibility will be verified prior to the tournament, and any ineligible fencers will be notified and removed from the “who’s preregistered” list.
Y12 2004-2007 (or on Y10 NRPS list)
Y14 2002-2005 (or on Y12 NRPS list)
Regular online registration period runs through October 29, 2016
$30 Registration plus $30 per event
From October 30, 2016 through November 3, 2016 DOUBLE FEES $60 registration plus $60 per event Preregistration Tournament fees must be PAID for entry to be complete.
– Registration fee and any ASKFred surcharges are non-refundable.
– Until October 29 – Only events fees can be refunded
– After October 29 – No refund – No exception
Final Pre-registration will close at midnight November 3.
9:00 AM Y10 Women’s Foil
9:00 AM Y10 Men’s Foil
12:30 PM Y12 Women’s Foil
12:30 PM Y12 Men’s Foil
9:00 AM Y14 Women’s Foil
9:00 AM Y14 Men’s Foil
Check-In – Venue open 8:00 AM
You will need to present:
1- Signed waiver (will email to pre-register competitors)
2- Proof of age – Birth certificate, passport, or USFencing membership card if DOB is noted on card
3- Proof of USFencing membership, FIE license, or foreign federation membership. If no membership
provided, fencer has to complete and pay for USFencing membership at the door
Tournament Format and Rules
USA Fencing rules apply. http://assets.ngin.com/attachments/document/0059/5402/Regional_Points_Qualification_and_Recognition_FYI_for_membership_2015.pdf
POINTS, RATINGS AND SEEDING
Seeding is based on current national rolling point standings according to age group and weapon, then letter rankings, then by classification year. Fencers with equal classification will be randomized among themselves.
RYC will ONLY use ratings and points standings that have been forwarded to and accepted by USA Fencing in advance of the tournament and then downloaded by organizers from USA Fencing. It is the fencer’s responsibility to notify the bout committee of any discrepancies before the close of check-in and before pools are posted.
Each fencer is required to have two working electric weapons, two working mask cords, and two working body cords.
Failure to appear when called and with approved regulation equipment will subject fencer to penalties as defined by USA Fencing rules and regulations.
Equipment check required : masks, lames, gloves, mask and body cords.
Blades: The maximum blade length permitted for Y10 competitions is 32 inches (Size 0, and 2)
Name is NOT required on uniform. However, full fencing uniform is mandatory, including mask, jacket, plastron, fencing knickers, knee length socks and glove. Additionally, chest protectors are required for girls. All USFA uniform requirements apply. Conductive bibs are required for foil fencers.
AIRPORT: Hartsfield-Jackson International airport (ATL)
Doubletree by Hilton Atlanta North Druid Hills – Emory
2061 North Druid Hills Road| Atlanta, Georgia 30329
Courtyard Atlanta Executive Park/Emory
1236 Executive Park Drive Atlanta, Georgia 30329
Important tournament information, including any close of check-in time changes, will be communicated through the FRED e-mail system. Be sure your e-mail address is up-to-date. Visit askfred.net then go to “My FRED” to verify your current e-mail address.
Preregistration opens on 08/24/2016.
Preregistration closes on 11/03/2016.