If you cannot comply with all of the rules and guidelines, do not register for this tournament.
We are following all National, State, and local COVID-19 guidelines. There will be no exceptions to COVID-19 safety protocols implemented throughout the tournament.
Changes to the COVID-19 protocols and the tournament may be changed at any time to ensure the safety of all.
Face Masks Face masks covering the nose and mouth are required for all sanctioned tournaments and must be worn at all times in the venue.
Check-In: Check-in for our tournaments will be performed inside the front entrance of the club. Hand sanitizer will be available at the check-in desk. The competitors will check in via FencingTime kiosk software. Fencers will need a current USA Fencing Membership Card (Printed or via Cell Phone).
FENCING BAGS Please limit the amount of equipment you bring to the tournament. Strip bags/small bags you can carry with you are recommended to limit the contact between fencers.
All Fencers must come dressed in freshly washed Fencing Uniforms (i.e. fencing pants (breeches), plastron, jacket, chest protector- if using). Changing rooms will not be available.
Coaches and ONE parent will be allowed into the venue.
No shaking hands or touching hands/hugging after bouts. Fencers will be required to Salute and clap blades at the end of the bout.
Athletes shall refrain from shouting and/or screaming after scoring a touch. During the fencing, fencers will receive yellow/red cards for this behavior based upon the “disturbing order” rule.
No signing score sheets, fencers will visually inspect and approve score sheets.
Maintain social distancing inside the venue, except while actively fencing on the strip.
Pool and Strip Assignments will be posted ONLINE to avoid congregation. Wifi will be available so you can follow the live results.
All who wish to enter TFC will be required to show proof of Vaccinations (must have both Doses + 14 days) or a Negative PCR COVID Test within 72 hours of your event. If you are fully Vaccinated - There is no need for the COVID Test. Digital versions will be accepted.
Age Qualifications Click here for more information
Equipment Pre-Checks on Thursday, September 30th from 6 to 8 pm. TFC will offer Equipment Checks. It is recommended that if you are competing on Friday Morning, please come and get your equipment checked beforehand to allow the events to start on time. Equipment checks will also happen throughout the weekend.
Refunds will not be available for any reason after the close of registration Midnight on September 26th.
Head Referee: Justin Meehan. If you are available to Referee please Click Here to Contact Justin.
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.
Recommended Hotel: Convention Center Inn and Suites 475 S 2nd St, San Jose, CA 95113-2710 Call for Reservations: 408-295-5558
Mention: The Fencing Center for $95.00/night Single Bed or $149.00/Night Double Bed Special Pricing
Other Nearby Hotels: 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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