The Southern RYC/RJCC

Venue
Myrtle Beach Convention Center, Hall A, 2101 N Oak St

Tournament Date
Dec 18 - 19, 2021
Location
Myrtle Beach, SC
Region
Tournament Details

Welcome to THE SOUTHERN RYC/RJCC

located in Myrtle Beach, SC

in the magnificent state-of-the-art Myrtle Beach Convention Center using over 36,000 sq. ft. in the venue and 30 grounded competition strips.

ALL EVENTS ARE CAPPED

The Venue

  • Myrtle Beach Convention Center, Hall A, 36,000 sq. ft. with 30 grounded strips
  • 2101 N Oak St, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
  • Host Hotel connected to the event center
  • Around-the-clock cleaning and disinfecting routines throughout the entire venue and tournament
  • Five (5) miles from Myrtle Beach International Airport (MYR)

We promise

  • All events will start on time within a few minutes after the close of registration
  • No delay before and between rounds without any flighted events
  • Highly skilled Bout Committee staff and highly ranked & licensed National and International referees

COVID-19 Guidelines (Subject to Change) - Read Carefully

  • This tournament is subject to federal mandates, state laws and local orders regarding COVID-19, including the assembly of persons.
  • COVID-19 protocols will be implemented throughout the entirety of the tournament. There will not be any exceptions to public health precautions. IF YOU CANNOT COMPLY WITH COVID-19 PROTOCOLS DO NOT REGISTER FOR THIS TOURNAMENT
  • 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 with the exception of administrative fees which are non-refundable.
  • Fencers are advised to wash their clothes each day before they come to the venue. Armorers have the full right to decline checking unwashed or equipment that is not clean.
  • Chairs will be placed on the tournament floor in designated locations to allow for social distancing. Outside personal chairs or alternative seating options will not be allowed on the tournament floor. All violators of the stated chair policy will be escorted out of the building.
  • There will be no congregating or gathering in doorways, hallways or walkways.
  • Fencers will to come to the venue semi-dressed for competition with knickers, long socks and wearing shoes. The changing of clothes in locker rooms, restrooms or hallways will not be permitted.
  • All events will be capped with entry determination on a first-come first-served basis - NO EXCEPTIONS. Once the tournament has been filled to the capped amount a wait list will begin. When an athlete withdraws from an event the next person on the wait list will then have 48 hours to officially register for the event and pay event fees.
  • Everyone in the venue must wear a face mask that simultaneously covers both the nose and mouth except when eating and/or drinking. There are no exceptions. If you are unable to wear a face mask please stay home.
  • A face shield is not a replacement to face mask.
  • No food or drink will be allowed in the designated fencing areas (the strip enclosures/"sport zone").
  • During the pool round parents, coaches, or spectators will not be allowed in the designated fencing area/"sport zone" WITHOUT EXCEPTION. During the direct elimination (DE) only one (1) coach is allowed to assist the a fencer during the active DE bout. The 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 in the designated fencing area/"sport zone" and must stay behind the strips at all times, except for the times they are fencing.
  • Fencers are not allowed to touch the scoring machine, weights, shims, remote and score sheet. Fencers are not required to sign the score sheet or DE slips. Fencers can check their results at www.fencingtimelive.com and report any error to the Bout Committee.
  • Fencers are to refrain from shaking hands after bouts.
  • When a fencer has finished fencing in their event, the fencer should gather their belongings quickly and leave the venue immediately. Fencers, coaches and parents may not stay and socialize.
  • There will not be a medal or awards ceremony. Top-8 fencers will receive their medals from the Bout Committee on their way out of the venue.
  • Anything left at the end of the day (Lost & Found) will be thrown out. No Exceptions
  • There will not be any monitors to display pool or DE results. Participants will check live tournament results and tournament progress at www.fencingtimelive.com
  • There may be additional instructions related to COVID-19 safety measures. The tournament organizers will keep this webpage updated as to changes. Additionally, the tournament organizers will send a mass email to all participants with all instructions prior to the tournament.

Contact Information

Tournament Guidelines

RYC Guidelines - click here

RJCC Guidelines - click here

Age Eligibility

  • Y10 = 2011-2014
  • Y12 = 2009-2012 (or on Y10 NRPS)
  • Y14 = 2007-2010 (or on Y12 NRPS)
  • CADET = 2005-2008 (or on Y14 NRPS)
  • JUNIOR = 2002 - 2008 (or on CADET NRPS)

Current point standings click here

Tournament Schedule

  • All times are Close of Check-in.
  • Start time of events are subject to change to maintain load balancing. We will notify all fencers if there will be any change in start times.
  • Capping of events is subject to change to maintain reasonable number of attendees throughout the entire day.

Schedule IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE

Saturday, December 18th

  • 8:00 AM - CMF
  • 8:00 AM - Y14 MS
  • 8:00 AM - Y14 WF
  • 8:00 AM - Y12 WE
  • 8:00 AM - Y12 WS
  • 12:00 PM - Y12 MF
  • 12:00 PM - JME
  • 12:00 PM - Y10 ME
  • 12:00 PM - Y10 MS
  • 12:00 PM - Y10 WF
  • 12:00 PM - CWS
  • 04:00 PM - Y14 ME
  • 04:00 PM - JMS
  • 04:00 PM - JWF
  • 04:00 PM - CWE

Sunday, December 19th

  • 8:00 AM - JMF
  • 8:00 AM - Y10 MF
  • 8:00 AM - Y12 WF
  • 8:00 AM - Y14 WE
  • 8:00 AM - Y14 WS
  • 11:00 PM - Y12 ME [moved from 12 noon]
  • 12:00 PM - Y14 MF
  • 12:00 PM - Y10 WE
  • 12:00 PM - JWS
  • 12:00 PM - CMS
  • 02:00 PM - CME [moved from 4:00 pm]
  • 02:00 PM - Y12 MS
  • 02:00 PM - Y10 WS
  • 04:00 PM - CWF
  • 04:00 PM - JWE

Check-In

  1. Venue opens 6:30 AM Saturday and Sunday. We recommend arriving at least 1 hour before close of check-in.
  2. Equipment check is open 90 minutes before each event.
  3. Proof of current USA Fencing membership, current FIE license or foreign federation membership must be presented. If a fencer is not a current member or their membership has expired, the fencer has to complete and pay for USA Fencing membership at the door.
  4. To become a member of USA Fencing click here
  5. All fencers must have a USA Fencing membership card or a clearly legible copy to use the Auto Check-In feature.
  6. Fencers will be required to present proof of age: an original or legible copy of a birth certificate, passport or driver's license, unless the USA Fencing membership card has "Birth Year Is Verified " is noted on the membership card.
  7. Fencers must check in everyday they compete.

Our Sponsors

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

Registration and Event Fees

  • Regular fees until Monday, November 29, 2021 11:59 PM PST - Registration $35, Administration $, and Event fee is $55/event.
  • Late fees (Triple) from November 30, 2021 until December 13, 2021 11:59 PM PST - Registration $105, Administration $15 and Event fee is $165/event.
  • Starting December 14, 2021, online registration will not be permitted.
  • Walk-In participation will be permitted if there are open spots in the event and approved by the Bout Committee.

Refund Policy

  • Registration fees and Administration fees are NON-REFUNDABLE.
  • Refund requests must be received by Friday, December 3, 2021 11:59 PM PST.
  • Refund of event fees can be requested by sending an email to abdelwahab_a@hotmail.com
  • Starting December 4, 2021 NO REFUND, NO EXCEPTION for any reason.
  • Refunds are processed a few days after the refund request has been received and will be processed by USA Fencing National Office.
  • NO REFUND will be issued to No Show or Withdrawal from events.
Officials/Referee Info
  • Tournament Organizer - Charles E. Greene II & George Desamerous
  • Referee Coordinator - Charles E. Greene II
  • Head Referee - Abdel Aziz
  • Bout Committee Chair - Meredith Delgado
  • Head Armor - Bill Murphy

    If you are interested in being a referee for The Southern RYC/RJCC please send email to Charles E. Greene II charlesegreeneii@aol.com

Transportation Details

Airports

  • Myrtle Beach International Airport (MYR) - 5 miles

Host Hotel

Sheraton Myrtle Beach 2101 N Oak St, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577 - Tel : (843) 918-5000

  • Host hotel is connected to the venue. Everything is in one location without the need to go outside
  • Free high-speed internet
  • Gym/fitness center
  • Indoor heated pool
  • Cutoff Date November 16, 20221
  • Rate $123/night

To book your room click here or call the hotel and mention block name Southern RYC/RJCC

My Registrations

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


Tournament Menu

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    Saturday, December 18

    Cadet Men’s Foil (CDTMF)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible B2
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 45
    45 Official Competitors
    32 Open Spots
    Youth 14 Women’s Foil (Y14WF)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 26
    26 Official Competitors
    9 Open Spots
    Youth 14 Men’s Saber (Y14MS)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 14
    14 Official Competitors
    22 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 8
    8 Official Competitors
    17 Open Spots
    Youth 12 Women’s Epee (Y12WE)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 10
    10 Official Competitors
    15 Open Spots
    Youth 10 Men’s Epee (Y10ME)
    12:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 16
    16 Official Competitors
    9 Open Spots
    Junior Men’s Epee (JNRME)
    12:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible A2
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 50
    50 Official Competitors
    27 Open Spots
    Cadet Women’s Saber (CDTWS)
    12:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 4
    4 Official Competitors
    31 Open Spots
    Youth 12 Men’s Foil (Y12MF)
    12:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 21
    21 Official Competitors
    21 Open Spots
    Youth 10 Women’s Foil (Y10WF)
    12:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 5
    5 Official Competitors
    10 Open Spots
    Youth 10 Men’s Saber (Y10MS)
    12:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 5
    5 Official Competitors
    10 Open Spots
    Junior Women’s Foil (JNRWF)
    4:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible C1
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 23
    23 Official Competitors
    11 Open Spots
    Youth 14 Men’s Epee (Y14ME)
    4:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 35
    35 Official Competitors
    21 Open Spots
    Junior Men’s Saber (JNRMS)
    4:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible E1
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 11
    11 Official Competitors
    31 Open Spots
    Cadet Women’s Epee (CDTWE)
    4:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible C2
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 30
    30 Official Competitors
    12 Open Spots

    Sunday, December 19

    Youth 12 Women’s Foil (Y12WF)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 14
    14 Official Competitors
    11 Open Spots
    Youth 10 Men’s Foil (Y10MF)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 9
    9 Official Competitors
    16 Open Spots
    Youth 14 Women’s Epee (Y14WE)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 18
    18 Official Competitors
    17 Open Spots
    Youth 14 Women’s Saber (Y14WS)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 13
    13 Official Competitors
    12 Open Spots
    Junior Men’s Foil (JNRMF)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible A2
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 33
    33 Official Competitors
    44 Open Spots
    Youth 12 Men’s Epee (Y12ME)
    11:00am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 31
    31 Official Competitors
    11 Open Spots
    Junior Women’s Saber (JNRWS)
    12:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible E1
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 7
    7 Official Competitors
    28 Open Spots
    Cadet Men’s Saber (CDTMS)
    12:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 17
    17 Official Competitors
    18 Open Spots
    Youth 10 Women’s Epee (Y10WE)
    12:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 8
    8 Official Competitors
    17 Open Spots
    Youth 14 Men’s Foil (Y14MF)
    12:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible B2
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 34
    34 Official Competitors
    29 Open Spots
    Cadet Men’s Epee (CDTME)
    2:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible A2
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 47
    47 Official Competitors
    23 Open Spots
    Youth 10 Women’s Saber (Y10WS)
    2:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 1
    1 Official Competitors
    14 Open Spots
    Youth 12 Men’s Saber (Y12MS)
    2:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 14
    14 Official Competitors
    14 Open Spots
    Cadet Women’s Foil (CDTWF)
    4:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible C2
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 25
    25 Official Competitors
    10 Open Spots
    Junior Women’s Epee (JNRWE)
    4:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible C2
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 28
    28 Official Competitors
    35 Open Spots
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    Timeline

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


    Registration Opens
    Sep 30, 2021 9:00am PST
    Entry Deadline
    Nov 29, 2021 11:59pm PST
    Late Entry Deadline
    Dec 13, 2021 11:59pm PST
    Withdrawal Deadline
    Nov 26, 2021 11:59pm PST
    Classification Change Deadline
    Dec 8, 2021 11:59pm PST
    Tournament Start
    Dec 18, 2021 12:00am PST
    Tournament End
    Dec 19, 2021 12:00am PST