American Challenge ROC #1 (Div1A, Div2, and Vet)

Venue
Parsippany PAL, 33 Baldwin RD

Tournament Date
Oct 20 - 21, 2018
Location
Parsippany, NJ
Region
Tournament Details

American Challenge ROC #1 (DIV1A, DIV2, and VET)

October 20-21, 2018

Online Registration is now closed. You can still signup at the tournament for triple fees

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Contact Information

Please send any question to aif_challenge@hotmail.com or call 551.221.2211

Fence With The Champions:

Among DIV1A Men's Sabre participants, Fares Ferjani, ranked 17th on FIE Men's Sabre Senior List, 8th in World Senior Championships 2018, Wuxi, China and the African Champion 2018 AND Ziad Elsissy, African Champion 2014, silver medalist DIV1 Men's Sabre July Challenge 2018, and December NAC 2017. Gold medalist DIV1 Men's Sabre December NAC 2016.

Among DIV1A Men's Epee participants, two times Olympian (London 2012, and Rio 2016) Ayman Fayez, 3 times African Champion, 2009, 2012 and 2017. Gold medalist Cadet World Championships 2008, and Silver medalist Junior World Championships 2011. Gold medalist Junior World Cup, Portugal 2011. Ranked 13th on USFencing Men's Epee point standing 2017-2018. Bronze medalist DIV1 Men's Epee Summer Nationals 2018.

Among DIV1A Men's Foil participants Sherif Farrag, bronze medalist, African Championships 2012, and London 2012 Olympian

Age Eligibility

Born 2005 or earlier

Tournament Schedule

All times are Close of Check-in Times

Saturday October 20th

  • 08:00 AM Div 1A Men’s Foil
  • 08:00 AM Div II Women’s Epee
  • 12:00 PM Div 1A Men’s Sabre
  • 12:00 PM Vet Women’s Epee
  • 02:00 PM Div 1A Women’s Foil
  • 02:00 PM Div II Men’s Epee
  • 04:00 PM Div II Women’s Sabre
  • 04:00 PM Vet Women’s Foil
  • 04:00 PM Vet Men’s Foil

Sunday October 21st

  • 08:00 AM Div 1A Men’s Epee
  • 08:00 AM Div II Women’s Foil
  • 12:00 PM Div 1A Women’s Epee
  • 12:00 PM Vet Men’s Sabre
  • 02:00 PM Div II Men’s Foil
  • 02:00 PM Vet Women’s Sabre
  • 04:00 PM Div II Men’s Sabre
  • 04:00 PM Vet Men’s Epee
  • 04:00 PM Div 1A Women’s Sabre

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, passport or driver's license, unless if USFencing membership card has "Birth year is Verified " is noted on the card.
  6. 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 October 1st, 2018 11:59PM PDT - Registration $30, Administration $5, and Event fee is $45/event
  • Late fees (Triple) from October 2nd until October 11th 11:59PM PDT - Registration $90, Administration $15, and Event fee is $135/event
  • Starting October 12th, No Online registration is permitted
  • Walk-In is permitted with Triple Fees
  • For ROC Guidelines - click here

Refund Policy

  • Registration fees and Administration fees are NON-REFUNDABLE
  • Refund requests must be received by October 1st, 2018 11:59PM PDT
  • Refund of events fees can be requested by sending email to aif_challenge@hotmail.com
  • Starting October 2nd 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 Organizer - Maged Shaker
  • Referees Coordinator - Abdel Aziz
  • Head Referee - Abdel Aziz
  • Bout Committee Chair - David Blake
  • Medical - George Cummings
  • Head Armor - Paul Szmaida

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

Transportation Details

Near by Airports

  • Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) - 24 miles
  • LaGuardia Airport (LGA) - 37 miles
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) - 47 miles
  • Westchester County Airport (HPN) - 57 miles

Hotels

HOTEL1 - Embassy Suites By Hilton Parsippany

909 Parsippany Blvd., Parsippany NJ 07054. Phone: (973) 939-2113

  • Free High Speed Internet
  • Indoor Pool
  • Complimentary cooked-to-order breakfast, and evening reception
  • Fitness Center

Our rate is King suite for $116 + tax and Double beds suite for $139 + tax

Booking Instructions - You can book using any of the following:

  1. Call 1-800-Embassy (1-800-362-2779) and request the Group Rate for the "American Challenge ROC" Group Block or Group Code AF1.
  2. Book online by clicking here

Cutoff Date September 26, 2018 - All reservations after this date will be based on hotel availability and hotel discretion

HOTEL2 - Hampton Inn Parsippany

1 Hilton Court, Parsippany NJ 07054. Phone (973) 267-7373

  • Free High Speed Internet
  • Indoor Pool
  • Complimentary Hampton breakfast, or Hampton's On The Run Breakfast bags
  • Fitness Center

Our rate is $104 + tax for King or Double beds

Booking Instructions - You can book using any of the following:

  1. Call 1-800-Hampton (426-7866) to make a new reservation under "American Challenge ROC" group code.
  2. Book online by clicking here

Cutoff Date September 28, 2018 - All reservations after this date will be based on hotel availability and hotel discretion

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 20

    Division IA Men’s Foil (D1AMF)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible A4
    Results 54 Entrants 74
    Division II Women’s Epee (DV2WE)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible B2
    Results 46 Entrants 54
    Division IA Men’s Saber (D1AMS)
    12:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible A3
    Results 71 Entrants 84
    Veteran Women’s Epee (VETWE)
    12:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible B1
    Results 15 Entrants 17
    Division IA Women’s Foil (D1AWF)
    2:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible A2
    Results 42 Entrants 56
    Division II Men’s Epee (DV2ME)
    2:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible A2
    Results 77 Entrants 82
    Division II Women’s Saber (DV2WS)
    4:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible B2
    Results 32 Entrants 37
    Veteran Men’s Foil (VETMF)
    4:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible E1
    Results 9 Entrants 11
    Veteran Women’s Foil (VETWF)
    4:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Results 2 Entrants 2

    Sunday, October 21

    Division IA Men’s Epee (D1AME)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible A4
    Results 92 Entrants 116
    Division II Women’s Foil (DV2WF)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible A2
    Results 49 Entrants 58
    Division IA Women’s Epee (D1AWE)
    12:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible A3
    Results 60 Entrants 69
    Veteran Men’s Saber (VETMS)
    12:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible E1
    Results 10 Entrants 12
    Division II Men’s Foil (DV2MF)
    2:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible A2
    Results 79 Entrants 89
    Veteran Women’s Saber (VETWS)
    2:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Entrants 0
    Division IA Women’s Saber (D1AWS)
    4:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible A2
    Results 31 Entrants 41
    Division II Men’s Saber (DV2MS)
    4:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible B3
    Results 71 Entrants 81
    Veteran Men’s Epee (VETME)
    4:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible A2
    Results 22 Entrants 26
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    Timeline

    Important dates and upcoming deadlines.


    Registration Opens
    Jun 1, 2018 12:00am
    Entry Deadline
    Oct 1, 2018 11:59pm
    Late Entry Deadline
    Oct 14, 2018 11:59pm
    Classification Change Deadline
    Oct 13, 2018 11:59pm
    Tournament Start
    Oct 20, 2018 12:00am
    Tournament End
    Oct 21, 2018 12:00am