The Winter Warlock is coming. This is the 13th annual Winter Warlock RYC.
Hosted at Royal Arts Fencing Academy 5770 Westbourne Ave Columbus, OH 43213
For a Google Map: http://map.royalarts.org/
Fencers are required to have a valid USA Fencing membership. The membership card should be presented at registration. Fencers that have not been age verified are encouraged to do so prior to the event or bring a birth certificate or passport and present it to registration for verification.
The schedule of events is spaced to allow for maximum flexibility and keep social distancing easy. Alterations to schedule or the tournament itself may occur depending on the state of COVID-19 at the time and/or current laws or orders in Ohio and/or Columbus. If any circumstances hinder the safe running of this tournament, it will be canceled and you will be notified. In the event that the event is canceled, any refund of fees is subject to USA Fencing and can sometimes take a few weeks to complete.
Athletes will have to fill out a Liability / COVID waiver upon entry and abide by all safety measures required by the city of Columbus, the state of Ohio, and the tournament organizers. Refusing to comply with safety protocols will cause ejection from the tournament. If you cannot comply, please do not register. If you have a valid reason not to wear a mask while in the venue at all times, please do not register.
Events are capped for the safety and comfort of all.
Self-monitor and be symptom-free for at least 14 days prior to the tournament. (11/23).
Stay at home if you have had sustained, close contact with anyone known or believe to have COVID-19 in the past 14 days.
Stay home if you do not feel well.
Fencers or guests with a temperature greater than 100.4 F will not be permitted.
Fencing uniform should be clean and gear sanitized.
Please arrive dressed for fencing rather than changing in the venue. Be prepared to change outside
Touchless temperature scanning will take place upon entry. Anyone with a fever (temperature greater than 100.4) will not be allowed to enter.
MASKS must be worn at ALL TIMES, including fencers under their fencing masks. Masks must cover the mouth and nose.
Each fencer may have ONE additional person with them: coach, parent, or guardian. We highly recommend that fencers be self-sufficient. If we have too many individuals, we will restrict to fencers only.
Fencing strips will ONLY have fencers and tournament officials. Guests and coaches must remain in designated areas.
Social distancing should be observed throughout the event.
Hand sanitizer must be used upon entering.
Touchless soap and hand sanitizer stations are spread throughout the venue.
All tournament information will be posted online and on monitors in the venue.
Athletes must report 15 minutes prior to the start of pools. Fencers will verify their scores via online or venue monitors.
Check-in and weapons check will open at 7:00 AM on both days.
Drinks and snacks will be available. Credit card only. The payment is touchless.
REFUND POLICY: unless this event is canceled, registration fees will not be refunded. There are no exceptions. After 11/22 there are no refunds. Please allow a couple of weeks after the tournament for valid refunds to be processed. There are no refunds for no show or withdrawal after 11/22.
NO WALKINS will be permitted.
The John Glenn International Airport ( CMH )
Candlewood Suites 590 Taylor Rd Gahanna, OH 43230 614-863-4033
Holiday Inn Express & Suites 2806 Taylor Rd Reynoldsburg, OH 43068 614-861-8888
Springhill Suites by Marriott 655 Taylor Rd Gahanna, Oh 43230
Free parking is available at Royal Arts.
Your current registrations for this tournament are listed here along with their status.
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Saturday, December 5
Sunday, December 6
The Open Registration period will change on Nov 15, 2020.
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.
Important dates and upcoming deadlines.
All times are Pacific Standard Time (PST).