Regional Youth Circuit (RYC): The RYC tournaments are held throughout the season, similar to the Super Youth Circuit tournaments. There are no national points awarded at Regional Youth competitions. These competitions are one of the possible qualification paths for Youth 10 and Youth 12 events at both the March NAC and the Y10, Y12 and Y14 USA Fencing National Championships.
RYC tournaments are open to current USA Fencing competitive members eligible to fence in Open competitions and to foreign fencers with current FIE licenses, proof of current season membership with their federation or USA Fencing competitive membership. For More Information visit: RYC Resources
For point standings calculation information please refer the Athlete Handbook
Doors will open at 7am
The Bout Committee must use the current rating and points information found on the USFA website for seeding purposes. Please verify that your rating and points standing are correct with the USFA, and contact the National Office to resolve any discrepancies prior to the tournament.
Fencers competing must be current competitive members of the US Fencing Association, registered with the USFA. To become a member or renew your membership, please visit USA Fencing Membership
Please note that all memberships expire on July 31st, so if you have not renewed since July 31st you are not a current member. If you do not have a membership at check-in, you will be required to sign up for one on the day of the tournament. Your USFA membership card will be checked during check-in, so please make sure you have it with you!
Fencers must follow the age and classification restrictions set forth by the USFA. These restrictions can be found here: Link
All USA Fencing uniform requirements apply. This includes the mandatory use of knickers, long socks, and underarm protectors. Names are NOT required to be on the uniform.
The Armory Equipment Check will test the mask, lame (as appropriate), sabre cuffs, head cords, and body cords.
Items that have passed inspection will be specially marked, and directors will be checking for these marks prior to the start of fencing. Full Armory Equipment Check is required for all competitors, with no exceptions. Fencers only need to have their equipment passed once for the duration of the Tournament.
Fencers in the area can get their equipment checked prior to the event at the The Fencing Center on the following days and times:
Thursday 6:00 pm - Equipment check (ends at 8:00 pm)
Venue Information: The event will be held at: The Fencing Center, 1290 South 1st Street, San Jose, CA 95110
For directions, visit Directions
Equipment Sales: Alliance Fencing Equipment will be on site.
Food: We will have healthy snacks available for purchase.
Registration fees will not be refunded. After the closing of Registration (1 week before the event) NO REFUNDS WILL BE GRANTED for Event Fees.
During the Open Registration Period, 100% of the event fee will be refunded if the bout committee is contacted (Heath Winer) with a refund request, Please include Fencer's Name, USA Fencing Number and Event Names.
Refunds will be processed 4 to 6 weeks after the tournament.
Fees are set and exceptions cannot be made. Please make your registrations early to avoid complications.
We have 50 Free Parking spaces at our Venue and we have arranged for overflow parking at the (Sun Garden Shopping Center (a quick 6 min walk)).
Please Note: There is no street parking on South 1st Street.
The nearest airport is San Jose Int'l Airport (SJC).
Pacific Motor Inn. 455 S 2nd St, San Jose, CA 95113 US
Distance to Airport: San Jose International Airport (SJC) - 4.8 miles San Francisco International Airport (SFO) ~ 37 miles Oakland International Airport (OAK) - 46 miles
Distance to Venue: 1.2 Miles
Hotel Elan 1215 S. First Street, San Jose, California 95110 866-573-4235
Distance to Airport: San Jose International Airport (SJC) - 5 miles San Francisco International Airport (SFO) ~ 30 miles Oakland International Airport (OAK) - 33 miles
Distance to Venue: 450 ft.
San Jose Marriott 301 South Market Street, San Jose, CA 95113 408-280-1300
Distance to Airport: San Jose International Airport (SJC) - 4.5 miles San Francisco International Airport (SFO) ~ 44 miles Oakland International Airport (OAK) - 37 miles
Distance to Venue: 1.6 Miles
Four Points by Sheraton San Jose Downtown 211 S First Street, San Jose, CA, 95113 United States 866-539-9234
Distance to Airport: San Jose International Airport (SJC) - 3.4 miles San Francisco International Airport (SFO) ~ 45 miles Oakland International Airport (OAK) - 40 miles
Distance to Venue: 1.2 Miles
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Friday, September 13
Saturday, September 14
Sunday, September 15
USA Fencing regional events follow the codes of conduct set by USA Fencing. Please carefully read the codes of conduct for spectators, coaches and members.
USA Fencing regional events follow the SafeSport and Minor Athlete Abuse Prevention Policies as approved by the U.S. Center for SafeSport.
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