Fairfax Challenge SYC/RCC & Y8

Venue
Fredericksburg Expo & Conference Center, 2371 Carl D. Silver Parkway

Tournament Date
Sep 20 - 22, 2019
Location
Fredericksburg, VA
Region
Tournament Details

General Information

Date - September 20-22, 2019

Contact Information

Please send any question to fairfaxchallenge@hotmail.com

SYC Guidelines - click here

RCC Guidelines - click here

Age Eligibility

  • Y8 = 2011-2014
  • Y10 = 2009-2012
  • Y12 = 2007-2010 (or on Y10 NRPS)
  • Y14 = 2005-2008 (or on Y12 NRPS)
  • CDT = 2003-2006 (or on Y14 NRPS)

Current point standings click here

If fencer is eligible to fence higher age group because of National Points, please contact us at fairfaxchallenge@hotmail.com and we will add the fencer manually to the event and then you can pay online. Once you pay and National Points verified, we will move the fencer from "Pending" status to "Approved" status.

Tournament Schedule

All times are Close of Check-in Times

Friday September 20th

  • 8:00AM Y8 Women's Sabre
  • 8:00AM Y8 Men's Sabre
  • 8:00AM Y12 Women's Foil
  • 8:00AM Y14 Men's Epee
  • 12:00PM Y14 Men's Saber
  • 12:00PM CDT Women’s Epee
  • 12:00PM Y10 Men's Foil
  • 3:00PM CDT Men's Foil
  • 3:00PM Y14 Women's Saber
  • 3:00PM Y10 Women's Epee

Saturday September 21st

  • 8:00AM Y14 Men's Foil
  • 8:00AM Y14 Women's Epee
  • 8:00AM Y10 Men's Saber
  • 12:00PM Y12 Women's Saber
  • 12:00PM Y12 Men's Epee
  • 12:00PM CDT Women's Foil
  • 3:00PM CDT Men's Saber
  • 3:00PM Y10 Women's Foil
  • 3:00PM Y8 Women’s Epee
  • 3:00PM Y8 Men's Epee

Sunday September 22nd

  • 8:00AM Y12 Men's Foil
  • 8:00AM CDT Men's Epee
  • 8:00AM Y10 Women's Saber
  • 12:00PM CDT Women's Saber
  • 12:00PM Y10 Men's Epee
  • 12:00PM Y8 Women’s Foil
  • 12:00PM Y8 Men's Foil
  • 3:00PM Y14 Women's Foil
  • 3:00PM Y12 Men's Saber
  • 3:00PM Y12 Women's Epee

Check-In

  1. Venue opens 6:30AM each day. We recommend to arrive at least 1 hour before close of check-in.
  2. Proof of current USFencing membership, current FIE license, or foreign federation membership must be presented. If fencer is not a member yet, or membership expired, fencer has to complete and pay for USFencing membership at he door.
  3. Foreign fencers must obtain a "Foreign Fencer" USFencing membership (free of charge). This can be done before arriving to the event to expedite check-in. To be a member in USFencing click here
  4. All fencers have to have USFencing membership card or clearly legible copy to use Auto Check-In feature.
  5. Fencers to present proof of age: Original or copies of birth certificate or passport, unless if USFencing membership card has "Birth year is Verified " is noted on the card.
  6. Fencers must check in everyday they compete.

Awards

  • Medals for top eight finalists in each event
  • Gift Certificates from our sponsor Blue-Gauntlet.com to all Gold Medalists

Y8 & Y10 Blade Size

  • Only size 0 and size 2 is allowed for Y8 & Y10 fencers
  • To get the proper blade size, please contact our sponsor Blue-Gauntlet.com

Sabre Ref Development with Intl Ref Fikrat Valiyev Saturday 9/21 5:30PM

Sign up here to learn advanced Sabre referees tips from Fikrat Valiyev, leading FIE 3-weapon referee officiated at the last 12 World Championships and Rio'16 Olympics. Seats are limited

Our Sponsors

  • Equipment Vendor - Blue Gauntlet Fencing Gear Blue-Gauntlet.com
  • Official Event Merchandiser - T-Zone for T-Shirts & Custom Printing
Event Fee Info

Registration and Event Fees

  • Regular fees until August 26th, 2019 11:59PM PDT - Registration (SYC - $35, RCC&Y8 $30), Administration $5, and Event fee is (SYC - $50/event, RCC&Y8 - $45/event)
  • Late fees (Triple) from August 27th until September 16th, 2019 11:59PM PDT - Registration (SYC - $105, RCC&Y8 $90), Administration $15, and Event fee is (SYC - $150/event, RCC&Y8 - $135/event)
  • Starting September 17th No Online registration is permitted
  • Walk-In is permitted with Triple Fees

Refund Policy

  • Registration fees and Administration fees are NON-REFUNDABLE
  • Refund requests must be received by August 26, 2019 11:59PM PDT
  • Refund of events fees can be requested by sending email to fairfaxchallenge@hotmail.com
  • Starting August 27th 2019 NO REFUND, NO EXCEPTION for any reason
  • Refunds will be paid to the original credit card used at the time of signup. All refund are processed by USFencing National Office.
  • NO REFUND will be issued to No Show or Withdraw from events
Officials/Referee Info

Tournament Staff

  • Tournament Organizer - Kornelia Schreiber & Abdel Aziz
  • Referees Coordinator - Abdel Aziz abdelwahab_a@hotmail.com
  • Head Referee - Abdel Aziz
  • Bout Committee Chair - Rasha Abdellatif
  • Medical - George Cummings
  • Head Armory - Paul Szmaida

    If you are interested to ref please send email to Abdel Aziz - abdelwahab_a@hotmail.com

Transportation Details

Airports

  • Richmond International Airport (RIC)
  • Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD)
  • Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA)

Hotels

Hilton Garden Inn Fredericksburg

1060 Hospitality Lane, Fredericksburg, Virginia 22401. Tel: (540) 548-8822 (Same parking lot as the venue)

  • Free parking, free high-speed internet, gym/fitness, pool, and hot tub

Rate is $114/night + tax for 1 King or 2 Queen. To utilize our rate either call the hotel and mention Group Rate "Fairfax Challenge" or or click here to book online.

Cutoff Date August 28, 2018

My Registrations

Your current registrations for this tournament are listed here along with their status.


Tournament Menu

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    Friday, September 20

    Youth 14 Men’s Epee (Y14ME)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Entrants 15
    Youth 12 Women’s Foil (Y12WF)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Entrants 8
    Youth 8 Women’s Saber (Y8WS)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Entrants 1
    Youth 8 Men’s Saber (Y8MS)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Entrants 1
    Cadet Women’s Epee (CDTWE)
    12:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Entrants 10
    Youth 14 Men’s Saber (Y14MS)
    12:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Entrants 16
    Youth 10 Men’s Foil (Y10MF)
    12:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Entrants 9
    Cadet Men’s Foil (CDTMF)
    3:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Entrants 12
    Youth 14 Women’s Saber (Y14WS)
    3:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Entrants 9
    Youth 10 Women’s Epee (Y10WE)
    3:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Entrants 2

    Saturday, September 21

    Youth 14 Men’s Foil (Y14MF)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible C2
    Entrants 25
    Youth 14 Women’s Epee (Y14WE)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible C1
    Entrants 16
    Youth 10 Men’s Saber (Y10MS)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Entrants 11
    Cadet Women’s Foil (CDTWF)
    12:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Entrants 14
    Youth 12 Men’s Epee (Y12ME)
    12:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Entrants 20
    Youth 12 Women’s Saber (Y12WS)
    12:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Entrants 4
    Cadet Men’s Saber (CDTMS)
    3:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Entrants 15
    Youth 10 Women’s Foil (Y10WF)
    3:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Entrants 10
    Youth 8 Women’s Epee (Y8WE)
    3:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Entrants 2
    Youth 8 Men’s Epee (Y8ME)
    3:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Entrants 4

    Sunday, September 22

    Cadet Men’s Epee (CDTME)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Entrants 15
    Youth 12 Men’s Foil (Y12MF)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Entrants 22
    Youth 10 Women’s Saber (Y10WS)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Entrants 1
    Cadet Women’s Saber (CDTWS)
    12:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Entrants 10
    Youth 10 Men’s Epee (Y10ME)
    12:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Entrants 10
    Youth 8 Women’s Foil (Y8WF)
    12:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Entrants 0
    Youth 8 Men’s Foil (Y8MF)
    12:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Entrants 5
    Youth 14 Women’s Foil (Y14WF)
    3:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Entrants 14
    Youth 12 Women’s Epee (Y12WE)
    3:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Entrants 12
    Youth 12 Men’s Saber (Y12MS)
    3:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Entrants 17
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    The Open Registration period will change on Aug 26, 2019.


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    Timeline

    Important dates and upcoming deadlines.


    Registration Opens
    Jun 1, 2019 12:00am
    Entry Deadline
    Aug 26, 2019 11:59pm
    Late Entry Deadline
    Sep 16, 2019 11:59pm
    Classification Change Deadline
    Sep 13, 2019 11:59pm
    Tournament Start
    Sep 20, 2019 12:00am
    Tournament End
    Sep 22, 2019 12:00am