Apex Challenge Foil & Epee RYC


Tournament Date
Nov 5 - 6, 2022
Location
Apex, NC
Region
Tournament Details

Welcome to the Apex Challenge RYC - Registration deadline is extended to October 12th

All events are capped. Registration is limited for each event.

Age Eligibility

  • Y10 = 2012-2015
  • Y12 = 2010-2013 (or on Y10 NRPS)
  • Y14 = 2008-2011 (or on Y12 NRPS)

Covid19- guidelines

  • This tournament is subject to current USA Fencing policies, federal mandates, state laws and local orders regarding COVID-19, including the assembly of persons.
  • 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.
  • Armorers have the full right to decline checking unwashed or equipment that is not clean.
  • 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.
  • 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 wait list will then have 48 hours to officially register for the event and pay event fees.

Check-In

  1. Venue opens 7:00AM each day. We recommend to arrive at least 1 hour before close of check-in.
  2. Proof of current USA 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 USA Fencing membership at the door.
  3. Foreign fencers must obtain a "Foreign Fencer" USA Fencing membership (free of charge). This should be done before arriving to the event to expedite check-in. To be a member in USA Fencing click here
  4. Fencers must present proof of age: Original or copies of birth certificate or passport, unless if USA Fencing membership card has "Birth year is Verified " is noted on the card.
  5. Fencers must check in for each event in which they compete.

Tournament Format

  • USA Fencing rules apply. USA Fencing rule book
  • Equipment check required (mask, lame (as appropriate), mask cords, and body cords).
  • Armorer will be on-site.
  • Name is NOT required on uniform.
  • Blades: The maximum blade length permitted for Y10 competitions is 32 inches (Size 0, and 2)
  • 100% advance to DE after pool results.
  • Events may be mixed gender if less than 6 fencers of either gender within the same age group.

Awards

  • Medals for top eight finalists in each event
Event Fee Info

Registration and Event Fees

  • Regular fees until October 12th, 2022 11:59PM PDT - Registration $35, Administration $5, and Event fee is $45/event
  • Late fees (Triple) from October 13th until October 20th 2022, 11:59PM PDT - Registration $105, Administration $15, and Event fee is $135/event
  • Starting October 21th, No Online registration is permitted
  • NO Walk-In is permitted

Refund Policy

  • Registration fees and Administration fees are NON-REFUNDABLE
  • Refund requests must be received by October 12th, 2022 11:59PM PST
  • Refund of events fees can be requested by sending email to apexfencingtournaments@gmail.com
  • Starting October 13th, 2022 NO REFUND, NO EXCEPTION for any reason
  • Refunds are processed 4-6 weeks after the conclusion of the tournament and will be paid to the original credit card used at the time of signup. All refund are processed by USA Fencing National Office.
  • NO REFUND will be issued to No Show or Withdraw from events
Transportation Details

Hotels

Holiday Inn Express Apex-Raleigh, 1006 Marco Dr, Apex, NC 27502,

  • Call the hotel directly at 919-387-3636 and reference the Apex Challenge block,

Airports

  • Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) - 22 miles

My Registrations

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


Tournament Menu

    Contested Events

    Only signed in users can register for events.

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    Saturday, November 5

    Youth 14 Men’s Foil (Y14MF)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 20
    20 Official Competitors
    15 Open Spots
    Youth 14 Women’s Foil (Y14WF)
    12:30pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 11
    11 Official Competitors
    24 Open Spots
    Youth 12 Men’s Epee (Y12ME)
    4:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 10
    10 Official Competitors
    15 Open Spots
    Youth 12 Women’s Epee (Y12WE)
    4:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 12
    12 Official Competitors
    3 Open Spots
    Youth 10 Men’s Foil (Y10MF)
    5:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 8
    8 Official Competitors
    7 Open Spots
    Youth 10 Women’s Foil (Y10WF)
    5:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 3
    3 Official Competitors
    7 Open Spots

    Sunday, November 6

    Youth 12 Men’s Foil (Y12MF)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 17
    17 Official Competitors
    18 Open Spots
    Youth 12 Women’s Foil (Y12WF)
    12:30pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 10
    10 Official Competitors
    25 Open Spots
    Youth 14 Women’s Epee (Y14WE)
    3:00pm 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 Epee (Y10ME)
    3:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 6
    6 Official Competitors
    4 Open Spots
    Youth 10 Women’s Epee (Y10WE)
    3:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 5
    5 Official Competitors
    5 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 13
    13 Official Competitors
    22 Open Spots
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    Current Pricing

    The Open Registration period will change on Oct 12, 2022.


    Individual Events


    $35

    Tournament Fee*

    $45

    Event Fee*


    Periods & Fees
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    Timeline

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


    Registration Opens
    Jun 1, 2022 9:00am PST
    Entry Deadline
    Oct 12, 2022 11:59pm PST
    Late Entry Deadline
    Oct 20, 2022 11:59pm PST
    Classification Change Deadline
    Oct 29, 2022 11:59pm PST
    Tournament Start
    Nov 5, 2022 12:00am PST
    Tournament End
    Nov 6, 2022 12:00am PST