Boston Fencing Club ROC - Reg Opens 3/20

Venue
Boston Fencing Club, 100 Holton St

Tournament Date
Apr 10 - 11, 2021
Location
Boston, MA
Region
Tournament Details

NEWS FLASH...…… REGISTRATION FOR THIS EVENT WILL OPEN ON MARCH 20 at NOON - eastern time. All events will be capped at 36. If you are on the waitlist and DO NOT wish to be entered, please email me so I can move on to the next person on the list when we do reopen registration.

If you wish to register for the first time, or re-register because you previously withdrew, or are currently in pending status, you will need to wait until all those currently on the confirmed waitlist have been entered or withdrawn.

Please do not email me to add your child to the waitlist.

Questions? Please contact merritt55@comcast.net. email is the best and quickest way to get a response. No phone calls, please. I don't answer if I don't know the caller/number

Out of state competitors/family member MUST comply with the current Massachusetts travel restrictions. Please visit www.mass.gov/info-details/covid-19-updates-and-information for the most current info

This tournament is subject to Massachusetts state laws and orders regarding COVID-19, including assembly of persons.

If any circumstances arise that would preclude the safe running of the event, this tournament may be cancelled at any time. Should the tournament be cancelled, refund fees are subject to USA Fencing.

There will be no exceptions to COVID-19 safety protocols implemented throughout the tournament. If you cannot comply do not register for this tournament.

All events will be capped at 36 and entry is on a first-come first-served basis – no exceptions. Should the state guidelines for indoor events be amended we will raise the cap level. Once the tournament has filled to the capped amount a wait list will begin. If an athlete withdraws from the event the next person on the wait list will move into the event provided they have paid the event fees. Event fees will be refunded for those on waitlist who are unable to move into the event. Direct any questions regarding capping to USA Fencing National Office. There will be no refunds for athletes who choose to withdraw after registration.

PLEASE NOTE There will be no fencers entered into the event from the waitlist after April 7 REGARDLESS of withdrawals or no shows!

The close of registration times may change while we work out the timing for the new cap.

April 10 / D2MF - 0800 / D2WE - 0800 / D1AME - 1200 / D2WS - 1200 / D1AMS - 400 / D1AWF - 400

April 11 / D1AMF - 0800 / D1AWE - 0800 / D2ME - 1200 / D1AWS - 1200 / D2WF - 400 / D2MS - 400

Please note that competitors must be competitive members of USA Fencing before registering for event.

COVID-19 POLICIES/PROCEDURES

1. IF YOU ARE SICK, STAY HOME.

  1. Please do not register unless you will bring a negative covid test result taken within 72 hours of event.
  2. Temperature will be taken when entering the lobby to ensure you may continue on into the venue. Sanitizing when you enter is also mandatory. If you present with a temperature or any other COVID-19 symptoms you must leave the venue immediately and there will be no refund.
  3. Everyone coming to the tournament MUST enter through the front entrance and submit the waiver form that can be obtained on the Boston Fencing Club website (TBD) or via email request (merritt55@comcast.net).
  4. Anyone other than an official or staff member entering through any back entrance will be black carded and removed from the building.
  5. Check in will open 1 hour prior to event. There will be no early check in allowed. Fencers must check in using the auto scanner. Have your current membership card printed for this purpose.
  6. Competing fencer 17 and under may be accompanied by ONE person; multiple family fencers competing at the same time does not mean an additional spectator. Fencers 18 and over may NOT bring an additional person. No additional family or other spectators will be allowed; this includes SIBLINGS.
  7. Wash and sanitize all your fencing equipment before coming to event. Arrive at the venue dressed in your whites as dressing rooms will be closed and changing in the rest rooms WILL NOT be permitted.
  8. Proper fencing gear must be worn including long socks. Women’s foil fencers must wear padded chest protector. Chest protectors used by men must also be padded.
  9. Equipment check will be mask and glove only. Have them out of your bag and ready to be inspected. After equipment check has been completed for an event and there is no line, you may get other equipment checked by armorer if you wish.
  10. Everyone in the venue must wear a face mask that covers nose and mouth INCLUDING when actively competing BUT NOT eating and/or drinking. There is no exception; we cannot accommodate those with conditions that preclude wearing a mask, so if you are unable to wear a mask stay home.
  11. Only ONE coach per weapon per club is allowed. Please relay this information to your club so they can determine coaching schedule.
  12. No food or drink allowed on the fencing floor and none will be sold in the venue. You must bring your own food/drink and it must be eaten in the designated dining area. Fencers are allowed a personal water/sports drink container at the strip, but absolutely NO PLASTIC throwaways; i.e., Poland springs or other water; Gatorade, etc. Only a water bottle station will be open for refills.
  13. Hand sanitizer will be in place in the venue and available on all strips in use for the convenience of fencers and/or officials.
  14. Spectators must remain in designated areas. No spectators will be allowed on the floor. Only registered USFA coaches will be allowed on the floor with a fencer.
  15. In between pool bouts and DEs, fencers will sit or stand near the area of their assigned strip and the adjacent strip and be at least 4-6 ft apart wearing face mask.
  16. Refrain from shouting and/or screaming after scoring a touch.
  17. When you have finished fencing in your event, please gather up your belongings quickly and leave the building by the BACK DOOR (double doors) near the finals strip. You may not stay and socialize. If you are in the top 8 and wish to leave before the medal ceremony we will give you your medal as you leave.
  18. Please check to make sure you have all your personal belongings as anything left at the end of the day will be thrown out!!!!!! NO EXCEPTIONS.

Tournament info will be viewable on wall monitors and available on fencingtimelive.com

Event Fee Info

The event will reopen for registration March 20 at NOON and fee dates will be updated.

Entry Fees: Regular fees: up to March 27 PDT. Registration $24, Administration $5/event Event fee is $45/event

Late Fees: March 27 to April 3 Administration $15/event Event fee is $135/event.

No exceptions to late fees will be made for inability to register within stated deadlines.

There will be NO reminder emails sent to competitors with incomplete registrations; i.e, no payment. It is your responsibility to be aware of registration deadlines.

REFUND POLICY Unless this event is cancelled, registration fees will not be refunded. There are no exceptions. Prior to March 19, 100% of the event fee will be refunded to competitors currently confirmed in the event by March 19 if the organizer (merritt55@comcast.net) is contacted with a refund request. After March 19, there will be no refunds for those currently confirmed in the event as of March 19 of the event fee. Refunds are processed immediately upon request.

For those registering starting March 20, the above refund policy is in effect until March 27.

No refunds will be issued for No Show or Withdrawal from events.

CANCELLATION POLICY: If the tournament is cancelled for reasons beyond our control (such as extreme weather or some other calamity that has not yet reared its head), event fees will be refunded.

NO WALKINS will be accepted at this tournament.

Transportation Details

LOGAN AIRPORT Venue is approx. 10 minutes from airport (with no traffic). Exit from Mass Pike (rt 90) West. Cambridge/Brighton exit (towards Brighton).

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    Saturday, April 10

    Division II Men’s Foil (DV2MF)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible C2
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Results 31 Entrants 33
    33 Official Competitors
    3 Open Spots
    Division II Women’s Epee (DV2WE)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible C2
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Results 19 Entrants 26
    26 Official Competitors
    10 Open Spots
    Division IA Men’s Epee (D1AME)
    12:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible A2
    The registration cap has been reached. Join the Waitlist to reserve your spot in line for the next available opening.
    Join the Waitlist
    Results 30 Entrants 36
    36 Official Competitors
    0 Open Spots
    Division II Women’s Saber (DV2WS)
    12:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible E1
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Results 11 Entrants 11
    11 Official Competitors
    25 Open Spots
    Division IA Women’s Foil (D1AWF)
    2:30pm Close of Registration
    Possible A2
    The registration cap has been reached. Join the Waitlist to reserve your spot in line for the next available opening.
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    Results 34 Entrants 36
    36 Official Competitors
    0 Open Spots
    Division IA Men’s Saber (D1AMS)
    4:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible B2
    The registration cap has been reached. Join the Waitlist to reserve your spot in line for the next available opening.
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    Results 31 Entrants 36
    36 Official Competitors
    0 Open Spots

    Sunday, April 11

    Division IA Men’s Foil (D1AMF)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible A2
    The registration cap has been reached. Join the Waitlist to reserve your spot in line for the next available opening.
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    Results 31 Entrants 37
    37 Official Competitors
    0 Open Spots
    Division IA Women’s Epee (D1AWE)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible A2
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Results 28 Entrants 34
    34 Official Competitors
    2 Open Spots
    Division IA Women’s Saber (D1AWS)
    12:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible A1
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Results 17 Entrants 20
    20 Official Competitors
    16 Open Spots
    Division II Men’s Epee (DV2ME)
    12:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible B2
    The registration cap has been reached. Join the Waitlist to reserve your spot in line for the next available opening.
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    Results 31 Entrants 36
    36 Official Competitors
    0 Open Spots
    Division II Women’s Foil (DV2WF)
    2:30pm Close of Registration
    Possible C2
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Results 24 Entrants 26
    26 Official Competitors
    10 Open Spots
    Division II Men’s Saber (DV2MS)
    4:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible C2
    The registration cap has been reached. Join the Waitlist to reserve your spot in line for the next available opening.
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    Results 34 Entrants 36
    36 Official Competitors
    0 Open Spots
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    Timeline

    Important dates and upcoming deadlines.
    All times are Pacific Standard Time (PST).


    Registration Opens
    Mar 20, 2021 9:00am PST
    Entry Deadline
    Mar 27, 2021 11:59pm PST
    Late Entry Deadline
    Apr 3, 2021 11:59pm PST
    Classification Change Deadline
    Dec 12, 2020 11:59pm PST
    Tournament Start
    Apr 10, 2021 12:00am PST
    Tournament End
    Apr 11, 2021 12:00am PST