GRAFA RJCC/RYC - Third Coast Fencing Cup - Reg Opens 3/3

Venue
Bernice Hansen Athletic Center, Cornerstone University, 1001 E Beltline Ave NE

Tournament Date
Apr 23 - 25, 2021
Location
Grand Rapids, MI
Region
Tournament Details

COVID-19 Guidelines (Subject to Change) - Read Carefully
• This tournament is subject to the state of Michigan laws and orders regarding COVID-19, including assembly of persons
• COVID-19 Protocols will be implemented throughout the whole tournament. There will be no exceptions.
IF YOU CAN'T COMPLY DO NOT REGISTER

Tournament COVID-19 Details - Subject to Change Daily - PLEASE READ CAREFULLY
• If the tournament is cancelled due to COVID-19 concerns or by the order of USA Fencing, a full refund will be issued to all fencers except for admin fees.
• A temperature check will be taken before you enter the fencing room.
• Fencers are advised to wash their clothes each day before they come to tournaments.
• Armorers have the full right to decline checking unwashed or uncleaned equipment
• No congregating or gathering in any doorways, hallways, or walkways.
• Fencers to come to the venue semi-dressed up with knickers, socks and shoes on. No change of clothes in locker or restrooms is permitted.
• All events will be capped, and entry is on a first-come first-served basis - NO EXCEPTIONS.

Once the tournament has filled to the capped amount, a wait list will begin. When an athlete withdraws from the event the next person on the waitlist will then have 48 hours to officially register for the event and pay event fees.

• Fencers 17 and under may be accompanied by ONE PERSON ONLY
The colored wristband will be issued daily to designated adult, accompanying the minor inside the designated fencing area. No sharing wristband allowed. The violators will be expelled from the tournament
Having multiple fencers from the same family 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.

Everyone in the venue must wear a face mask that covers nose and mouth except when eating and/or drinking. There are no exceptions.
If you are unable to wear a face mask stay home.

No food or drink allowed in the fencing designated area
The food in the form of the boxed lunches and the drinks will be sold at the venue through vending machines

No parents, coaches, or spectators are allowed in the designated fencing area. NO EXCEPTIONS.
ONE COACH PER CLUB ONLY WILL BE ALLOWED IN THE VENUE.
Only one(1) coach is allowed to assist a fencer during DE bouts. Coach will stand in a clearly designated area and will be instructed not to step out of this area until the bout ends. Violators will be escorted out of the venue immediately. Fencers, please relay this information to your coach
• Only fencers are allowed on the fencing floor, and must stay behind the strips all the times, except for the times they are fencing.
• Fencers are not allowed to touch the scoring machine, weights, shims, remote and scoresheet.
• Fencers to refrain from shaking hands after bouts
• Fencers to refrain from shouting or screaming after scoring a touch.
• When you have finished fencing in your event, please gather up your belongings quickly and leave the building immediately. You may not stay and socialize
• No medal ceremony. Top 8 to receive their medals from Bout Committee on their way out.
• Anything left at the end of the day (Lost & Found) will be thrown out. No Exceptions
• No monitors to display pools or results. Check live tournament results and tournament progress at www.fencingtimelive.com
• There may be additional instructions related to COVID-19 safety measures. We will keep this webpage updated and we will send a mass email to all participants with all instructions prior to the tournament.

Age Eligibility
• Y10 = 2010-2013
• Y12 = 2008-2011 (or on Y10 NRPS)
• Y14 = 2006-2009 (or on Y12 NRPS)
• CADET = 2003-2006 (or on Y14 NRPS)
• JUNIOR = 2001 -2007 (OR ON CDT NRPS)
• D1A& D2 BORN ON 2007 OR EARLIER
• VET = BORN ON 1981 OR EARLIER

Current point standings click here

If fencer is eligible to fence higher age group because of National Points, please contact us via email 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 - Subject to Change due to COVID- Please read carefully

Close registration times are tentative and exact time will be posted on 4/16/2021

Change in event's schedule - 4/16/2021
Email to participants about changes 4/16/2021

Registration Note:

If you have been "waitlisted" for the event due to "capping" please register anyway. We will be adding more spots as time goes by. Once we add more spots, your registration will be processed in the order it was received

Check-In

  1. Venue opens 7AM each day. We recommend to arrive at least 1 hour before close of check-in.
  2. Proof of current USFA fencing 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 USFA fencing membership at the door.
  3. Foreign fencers must obtain a "Foreign Fencer" USFA fencing membership (free of charge). This can be done before arriving to the event to expedite check-in. To be a member in USFA fencing click here:
    https://www.usafencing.org/
  4. All fencers have to have USFA fencing 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 USFA fencing membership card has "Birth year is Verified " is noted on the card.
  6. Fencers must check in everyday they compete.
  7. Parents must to check in every day to receive different color wristband

Awards
• Medals for top eight finalists in each event

Our Sponsors -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Executive Platinum Sponsor-----------------------------------

-Metro Health - University of Michigan Health

Sponsors-------------------------------------------------

HUB International and Webb Family

Ten Squared Holding - Santos Family Trust

Dr. Beighley Family Trust - Dr. Beighley and family - Grateful GRAFA Alumni

Willis Tower and Dewey family

Meijer Corporation

Equipment Vendor - Absolute Fencing Gear

Event Fee Info

Event Fee and Schedule Information

Regular fee deadline 4/14/2021
Event fee refund request 4/14/2021
Triple fee starts on 4/15/2021 - 4/20/2021
Registration closes on 4/20/2021 Withdraw Deadline - 4/14/2021

Officials/Referee Info

Head Referee: Abbas Fadel

Transportation Details

Host Hotel - Preferred

Prince Conference Center

Address: 1800 East Beltline SE Grand Rapids, MI 49546

Discounted rate: $105 + tax, including boxed breakfast

Use their Group Code: FENCE. If there are any questions or you would like to make any adjustments please let us know by email prince-reserve@calvin.edu or phone (616) 526-7200.

Here is a link to online reservation:

https://calvin.edu/offices-services/prince-conference-center/accommodations/

Previously Identified as Host Hotel - Cancel reservation and make a new one at Prince Conference Center. Crowne Plaza will not provide a breakfast

The Plaza Grand Rapids Airport Hotel & Conference Center

To book your room, please follow the link below:

-Please call the hotel at 616-957-1770 and ask for the front desk to book your reservation.

-Please mention the Block Name "GRAFA Third Coast Fencing" to receive a discounted room rate:

Discounted RATE: $95.00 +tax,

Rates Include for the following Room Types: Two Queen/Queen Beds and King Beds

-Must book reservation by: April 2nd, 2021 to guarantee a room

Hotel Address: 5700 28th Street SE Grand Rapids, MI 49546

My Registrations

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


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    Saturday, April 24

    Youth 14 Women’s Saber (Y14WS)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Results 2 Entrants 2
    2 Official Competitors
    33 Open Spots
    Junior Women’s Epee (JNRWE)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible E1
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Results 8 Entrants 8
    8 Official Competitors
    27 Open Spots
    Youth 12 Women’s Saber (Y12WS)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 0
    0 Official Competitors
    35 Open Spots
    Cadet Women’s Saber (CDTWS)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Results 6 Entrants 7
    7 Official Competitors
    28 Open Spots
    Youth 14 Men’s Foil (Y14MF)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible B2
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Results 38 Entrants 42
    42 Official Competitors
    7 Open Spots
    Youth 12 Men’s Epee (Y12ME)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Results 8 Entrants 8
    8 Official Competitors
    27 Open Spots
    Youth 12 Women’s Foil (Y12WF)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Results 15 Entrants 16
    16 Official Competitors
    19 Open Spots
    Youth 10 Women’s Epee (Y10WE)
    9:00am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Results 4 Entrants 4
    4 Official Competitors
    11 Open Spots
    Youth 10 Men’s Foil (Y10MF)
    10:00am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Results 20 Entrants 21
    21 Official Competitors
    4 Open Spots
    Youth 12 Women’s Epee (Y12WE)
    10:00am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Results 6 Entrants 6
    6 Official Competitors
    29 Open Spots
    Cadet Women’s Foil (CDTWF)
    12:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible B1
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Results 19 Entrants 20
    20 Official Competitors
    15 Open Spots
    Cadet Men’s Saber (CDTMS)
    12:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Results 14 Entrants 14
    14 Official Competitors
    21 Open Spots
    Youth 10 Men’s Epee (Y10ME)
    2:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Results 2 Entrants 2
    2 Official Competitors
    13 Open Spots
    Junior Men’s Foil (JNRMF)
    2:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible A2
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Results 30 Entrants 34
    34 Official Competitors
    8 Open Spots
    Youth 12 Men’s Saber (Y12MS)
    4:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Results 2 Entrants 2
    2 Official Competitors
    33 Open Spots
    Youth 14 Women’s Epee (Y14WE)
    4:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Results 10 Entrants 10
    10 Official Competitors
    25 Open Spots
    Youth 10 Women’s Saber (Y10WS)
    4:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 0
    0 Official Competitors
    15 Open Spots
    Cadet Men’s Epee (CDTME)
    4:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible C1
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Results 21 Entrants 22
    22 Official Competitors
    13 Open Spots

    Sunday, April 25

    Youth 14 Men’s Epee (Y14ME)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible C1
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Results 20 Entrants 22
    22 Official Competitors
    13 Open Spots
    Youth 14 Women’s Foil (Y14WF)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Results 16 Entrants 17
    17 Official Competitors
    18 Open Spots
    Junior Women’s Saber (JNRWS)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Results 3 Entrants 4
    4 Official Competitors
    31 Open Spots
    Youth 10 Men’s Saber (Y10MS)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 0
    0 Official Competitors
    15 Open Spots
    Cadet Men’s Foil (CDTMF)
    10:00am Close of Registration
    Possible A2
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Results 32 Entrants 39
    39 Official Competitors
    6 Open Spots
    Youth 12 Men’s Foil (Y12MF)
    12:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Results 33 Entrants 34
    34 Official Competitors
    11 Open Spots
    Cadet Women’s Epee (CDTWE)
    12:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Results 7 Entrants 7
    7 Official Competitors
    28 Open Spots
    Youth 10 Women’s Foil (Y10WF)
    12:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Results 8 Entrants 9
    9 Official Competitors
    16 Open Spots
    Junior Men’s Saber (JNRMS)
    12:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible E1
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Results 12 Entrants 12
    12 Official Competitors
    23 Open Spots
    Junior Men’s Epee (JNRME)
    12:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible B1
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Results 21 Entrants 23
    23 Official Competitors
    12 Open Spots
    Junior Women’s Foil (JNRWF)
    2:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible A2
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Results 24 Entrants 26
    26 Official Competitors
    2 Open Spots
    Youth 14 Men’s Saber (Y14MS)
    4:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Results 11 Entrants 12
    12 Official Competitors
    23 Open Spots
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    Timeline

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


    Registration Opens
    Mar 3, 2021 9:00am PST
    Entry Deadline
    Apr 20, 2021 11:59pm PST
    Late Entry Deadline
    Apr 22, 2021 11:59pm PST
    Classification Change Deadline
    Dec 12, 2020 11:59pm PST
    Tournament Start
    Apr 23, 2021 12:00am PST
    Tournament End
    Apr 25, 2021 12:00am PST