Fairfax Challenge SYC

Venue
Fredericksburg Expo & Conference Center, 2371 Carl D. Silver Parkway

Tournament Date
Oct 6 - 8, 2018
Location
Fredericksburg, VA
Region
Tournament Details

General Information

Date - October 6th, 7th, & 8th 2018

REGULAR FEES DEADLINE EXTENDED

Due to several requests from participants who are waiting for National Points to get updated and they were facing issues registering in the last few hours, the organizer decided to extend the regular fees deadline for another 48 hours ending September 12th 11:59 PM PDT hopefully that the National Points get updated soon. THERE WILL BE NO MORE EXTENSIONS

Contact Information

Please send any question to fairfaxchallenge@hotmail.com

SYC Guidelines - click here

Age Eligibility

  • Y10 = 2008-2011
  • Y12 = 2006-2009 (or on Y10 NRPS)
  • Y14 = 2004-2007 (or on Y12 NRPS)

Current point standings click here

If fencer is eligible to fence higher age group because of National Points, please contact us at fairfaxchallenge@hotmail.com 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

All times are Close of Check-in Times

Saturday October 6th

  • 8:00AM Y14 Women's Saber
  • 8:00AM Y10 Women's Foil
  • 8:00AM Y14 Women's Epee
  • 11:30AM Y10 Men's Foil
  • 12:00PM Y14 Men's Epee
  • 2:00PM Y14 Men's Saber

Sunday October 7th

  • 8:00AM Y14 Men's Foil
  • 8:00AM Y12 Women's Epee
  • 11:30AM Y12 Women's Saber
  • 2:00PM Y10 Men's Saber
  • 2:00PM Y12 Women's Foil
  • 2:00PM Y12 Men's Epee

Monday October 8th

  • 8:00AM Y12 Men's Saber
  • 8:00AM Y10 Men's Epee
  • 8:00AM Y14 Women's Foil
  • 10:00AM Y10 Women's Epee
  • 10:00AM Y10 Women's Saber
  • 11:30AM Y12 Men's Foil

Check-In

  1. Venue opens 6:30AM each day. We recommend to arrive at least 1 hour before close of check-in.
  2. Proof of current USFencing 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 USFencing membership at he door.
  3. Foreign fencers must obtain a "Foreign Fencer" USFencing membership (free of charge). This can be done before arriving to the event to expedite check-in. To be a member in USFencing click here
  4. All fencers have to have USFencing 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 USFencing membership card has "Birth year is Verified " is noted on the card.
  6. Fencers must check in everyday they compete.

Awards

  • Medals for top eight finalists in each event
  • Gift Certificates from our sponsor Blue-Gauntlet.com to all Gold Medalists

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 September 12th, 2018 11:59PM PDT (Extended) - Registration $35, Administration $5, and Event fee is $50/event
  • Late fees (Triple) from September 13th until October 1st 11:59PM PDT - Registration $105, Administration $15, and Event fee is $150/event
  • Starting October 2nd, No Online registration is permitted
  • Walk-In is permitted with Triple Fees

Refund Policy

  • Registration fees and Administration fees are NON-REFUNDABLE
  • Refund requests must be received by September 10th, 2018 11:59PM PDT
  • Refund of events fees can be requested by sending email to fairfaxchallenge@hotmail.com
  • Starting September 11th 2018 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 USFencing National Office.
  • NO REFUND will be issued to No Show or Withdraw from events
Officials/Referee Info

Tournament Staff

  • Tournament Organizer - Kornelia Schreiber & Abdel Aziz
  • Referees Coordinator - Abdel Aziz abdelwahab_a@hotmail.com
  • Head Referee - Mark Statsions
  • Bout Committee Chair - Rasha Abdellatif
  • Medical - George Cummings
  • Head Armory - Paul Szmaida

    If you are interested to ref please send email to Abdel Aziz - abdelwahab_a@hotmail.com

Transportation Details

Airports

  • Richmond International Airport (RIC)
  • Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD)
  • Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA)

Hotels

Hampton Inn & Suites Fredericksburg-at Celebrate Virginia

1080 Hospitality Lane, Fredericksburg, Virginia 22401. Tel: +1-540-786-5530 (Same parking lot as the venue)

  • Free hot breakfast, free parking, free high-speed internet, gym/fitness, and pool

Rate is $124/night + tax for 1 King or 2 Queen. To utilize our rate either call the hotel and mention Group Rate "Fairfax Challenge Event Management" or "FFC" or click here to book online

Cutoff Date September 5th, 2018

Homewood Suites by Hilton Fredericksburg

1040 Hospitality Lane, Fredericksburg, Virginia 22401. Tel: (540) 786-9700 (Same parking lot as the venue)

  • Fully equipped kitchen in each rooms, free parking, free high-speed internet, gym/fitness, and pool

Rate is $149/night + tax for 1 King Studio Suite. To utilize our rate either call the hotel and mention Group Rate "Fairfax Challenge Event Management" or "FFC" or click here to book online

Cutoff Date September 5th, 2018

Hilton Garden Inn Fredericksburg

1060 Hospitality Lane, Fredericksburg, Virginia 22401. Tel: (540) 548-8822 (Same parking lot as the venue)

  • Free parking, free high-speed internet, gym/fitness, pool, and hot tub

Rate is $109/night + tax for 1 King or 2 Queen. To utilize our rate either call the hotel and mention Group Rate "Fairfax Challenge" or or click here to book online

Cutoff Date September 4th, 2018

Holiday Inn Express & Suites

560 Warrenton Road, Fredericksburg, VA 22406, Tel: (540) 479-8000

  • Free breakfast, free parking, free internet access, gym/fitness, and pool.

Rate is $150.95/night + tax for 1 King or 2 Queen. To utilize our rate call the hotel and mention Group Rate "Fairfax Challenge"

Cutoff Date September 13th, 2018

Best Western Fredericksburg

2205 Plank Road, Fredericksburg VA 22401, Tel: (540) 371-5050

  • Microwave, Refrigerator, Full Breakfast, High Speed Internet Access and Free Parking.

Rate is $85/night + tax for 1 King or 2 Queen. To utilize our rate call the hotel and mention Group Rate "Fencing Team"

My Registrations

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


Tournament Menu

    Contested Events

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    Saturday, October 6

    Youth 14 Women’s Epee (Y14WE)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible B2
    Results 42 Entrants 44
    Youth 14 Women’s Saber (Y14WS)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible C2
    Results 39 Entrants 44
    Youth 10 Women’s Foil (Y10WF)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Results 19 Entrants 20
    Youth 10 Men’s Foil (Y10MF)
    11:30am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Results 25 Entrants 26
    Youth 14 Men’s Epee (Y14ME)
    12:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible C2
    Results 61 Entrants 63
    Youth 14 Men’s Saber (Y14MS)
    2:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible B2
    Results 62 Entrants 69

    Sunday, October 7

    Youth 14 Men’s Foil (Y14MF)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible B2
    Results 80 Entrants 83
    Youth 12 Women’s Epee (Y12WE)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Results 35 Entrants 35
    Youth 12 Women’s Saber (Y12WS)
    11:00am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Results 26 Entrants 30
    Youth 12 Women’s Foil (Y12WF)
    2:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible C2
    Results 31 Entrants 35
    Youth 12 Men’s Epee (Y12ME)
    2:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Results 58 Entrants 61
    Youth 10 Men’s Saber (Y10MS)
    2:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Results 14 Entrants 14

    Monday, October 8

    Youth 14 Women’s Foil (Y14WF)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible B2
    Results 45 Entrants 48
    Youth 12 Men’s Saber (Y12MS)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Results 35 Entrants 38
    Youth 10 Men’s Epee (Y10ME)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Results 24 Entrants 27
    Youth 10 Women’s Epee (Y10WE)
    10:00am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Results 8 Entrants 10
    Youth 10 Women’s Saber (Y10WS)
    10:00am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Results 6 Entrants 8
    Youth 12 Men’s Foil (Y12MF)
    11:30am Close of Registration
    Possible C2
    Results 69 Entrants 70
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    Timeline

    Important dates and upcoming deadlines.


    Registration Opens
    Jun 1, 2018 12:00am
    Entry Deadline
    Sep 12, 2018 11:59pm
    Late Entry Deadline
    Oct 1, 2018 11:59pm
    Classification Change Deadline
    Sep 29, 2018 11:59pm
    Tournament Start
    Oct 6, 2018 12:00am
    Tournament End
    Oct 8, 2018 12:00am