Cobra Challenge SYC/RCC/Y8

Venue
The Meadowlands Exposition Center , 355 Plaza Drive

Tournament Date
Nov 23 - 25, 2018
Location
Secaucus, NJ
Region
Tournament Details

Super Youth Circuit (SYC) and Regional Cadet Circuit (RCC) plus Y8

Meadowlands Expo Center; Secaucus, NJ

*Proudly hosted by Cobra Fencing Club

Regular fee entry deadline: November 9, 2018

  • More Tournament Information: https://askfred.net/Events/moreInfo.php?tournament_id=40710 Link

  • HOST HOTEL: Book Embassy Suites (adjacent to venue): Special rate available until October 31, 2018, or until the block is sold out, whichever comes first. Link

REMINDER: All women's FOIL fencers are required to wear a padded chest protector. Men are not required to wear a chest protector; however, if they do, it must have acceptable padding. All chest protectors must be worn under the plastron.

AGE ELIGIBILITY

Eligibility to compete, based on 2018-19 USA Fencing age requirements

  • Y8: Born 2010-2013
  • Y10: Born 2008-2011
  • Y12: Born 2006-2009 (or on Y10 NRPS list)
  • Y14: Born 2004-2007 (or on Y12 NRPS list)
  • Cadet (U17) Born 2002-2005 (or on Y14 NRPS)

EXCEPTION TO AGE ELIGIBLITY CRITERIA

  • Youth 12 – A fencer born after 2009 can fence in Y12 IF the fencer is on the National Youth 10 Point Standings at the time of the entry deadline for that tournament.
  • Youth 14 – A fencer born after 2007 can fence in Y14 IF the fencer is on the National Youth 12 Point Standings at the time of the entry deadline for that tournament.
  • Cadet (through JO’s) – A fencer born after 2005 can fence in Cadet local and regional competitions, NAC Cadet tournaments and Junior Olympic Cadet Fencing Championship and qualifying tournaments IF the fencer is on the National Youth 14 Point Standings at the time of the entry deadline for that tournament

Fencers not age-eligible but who qualify via national points should contact the organizer to authorize your entry.

  • SYC EVENT INFORMATION
  • https://www.usafencing.org/syc-resources Link
  • RCC EVENT INFORMATION
  • https://www.usafencing.org/rjcc-resources Link

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

  • Fencers are allowed to compete in more than one event per day only at the discretion of the Bout Committee and Tournament Organizers.
  • Fencing commences shortly after close of check-in. Arrive sufficiently early for equipment check and proper warm up. Venue opens at 6:30 a.m.

CLOSE OF CHECK-IN TIMES

  • All times are close of check-in and are subject to change, depending on event entries. All time changes will be posted no later than November 12, 2018.
  • We strongly encourage you to arrive at the venue at least 1 hour before close of your event registration. Venue opens at 6:30 a.m. Fencers failing to check-in by the published deadline will be removed from the event and refunds will not be made. Fencers must check-in each day they fence.

FRIDAY: * Times subject to change, depending on event entries

  • Y14 ME 8:00
  • Cadet MF 8:15
  • Cadet WE 8:15
  • Y14 WF 12 noon
  • Cadet MS 12 noon
  • Y8 Epee 1:00
  • Y10 MF 1:00
  • Y10 MS 3:15
  • Y12 WS 3:15

SATURDAY: * Times subject to change, depending on event entries

  • Y14 MF 8:00
  • Cadet ME 8:15
  • Y10 ME 8:15
  • Cadet WF 12:30
  • Cadet WS 12:30
  • Y10 WF 12:45
  • Y8 Saber 1:00
  • Y12 WE 2:00
  • Y14 MS 3:30

SUNDAY: * Times subject to change, depending on event entries

  • Y12 MF 8:00
  • Y14 WE 8:15
  • Y10 WE 8:15
  • Y14 WS 8:30
  • Y8 Foil 11:30
  • Y12 WF 12 noon
  • Y12 ME 12 noon
  • Y12 MS 2:00
  • Y10 WS 2:30

Cobra Fencing Club and Meadowlands Exposition Center are not responsible for any lost or stolen property.

EQUIPMENT VENDORS

  • Blue Gauntlet Fencing Gear ( http://www.blue-gauntlet.com) will be on-site for equipment sales.
  • Proprintwear (http://www.proprintwear.com) will offer event T-shirts and other merchandise.

FOOD

  • Food and beverage concessions will be provided by the Expo Center.
Event Fee Info

SYC REGULAR entry/payment until November 9, 2018: $35 registration fee plus $50 per event; RCC/Y8 REGULAR entry/payment until November 9, 2018: $30 registration fee plus $45 per event

SYC DOUBLE entry/payment November 10-12, 2018: $70 registration fee plus $100 per event; RCC/Y8 DOUBLE entry/payment November 10-12, 2018: $60 registration fee plus $90 per event

SYC TRIPLE entry/payment November 13-16, 2018: $105 registration fee plus $150 per event; RCC/Y8 TRIPLE entry/payment November 13-16, 2018: $90 registration fee plus $135 per event

WALK-IN ENTRY at TRIPLE FEE:
Walk-ins accepted only as space permits. Must contact the tournament organizer no later than Thursday, November 22, to confirm.

REFUND POLICY

  • Must send notification of withdrawal and request for refund to cherylfencing@gmail.com. FENCERS WHO WITHDRAW THEMSELVES WILL NOT BE ELIGIBLE FOR A REFUND. Registration fees are nonrefundable. Requests for event fees refunds will only be honored if received prior to midnight on November 16,2018. There will be no exceptions to this policy. USA Fencing will issue refund to credit card used for the registration. On tournament day, fencers who fail to check-in at the registration desk before the posted close of check-in time for their event will be withdrawn from the competition, and no there will be no refund of entry fees for any reason.
Officials/Referee Info

*REFEREES: If interested in refereeing, e-mail Head Referee, Lisa Campi-Sapery, at lisasapery@hotmail.com

*TOURNAMENT STAFF: Escrime Management: George Janto, David Sapery, Cheryl Delaney

Transportation Details

Book Embassy Suites (adjacent to venue): Special rate available until October 31, 2018, or until the block is sold out, whichever comes first. http://embassysuites.hilton.com/en/es/groups/personalized/M/MEANJES-NYF-20181118/index.jhtml Link

  • OTHER NEARBY HOTELS:
  • Holiday Inn: http://www.ihg.com/holidayinn/hotels/us/en/secaucus/hmnnj/hoteldetail
  • Hyatt Place: http://www.hyatt.com/hyatt/index.jsp
  • Courtyard by Marriott: http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/ewrse-courtyard-secaucus-meadowlands/
  • Meadowlands River Inn: http://www.meadowlandsriverinn.com/

  • Six national hotel chains are within a five minute drive: Crowne Plaza Hotel, LaQuinta Inn & Suites, Meadowlands Plaza Hotel, Hilton Garden Inn, Hilton Meadowlands, Candlewood Suites

  • NEAREST AIRPORT: Newark Liberty International (12 miles away)

  • MASS TRANSIT:

  • NJ Transit bus is available directly (door-to-door) to the front entrance of the facility. For NJ Transit ticket and fare information and current schedules visit Link
  • NJ Transit trains originating from Hoboken Terminal and New York Penn Station stop at Secaucus Junction, an approximately 12 minute taxi ride from the Expo Center. FREE shuttle service is available (Monday thru Friday) from Secaucus Junction Train station to the Expo Center via EZ RIDE Link

  • AREA TAXI CABS

  • Secaucus Taxi Service (201) 866-7780; (800) 291-5382
  • Secaucus Taxi (201) 866-3333
  • Access Taxi (201) 888-1255
  • A-1 Express (201) 601-0444
  • Secaucus Cab (201) 348-4448

VENUE

  • The Meadowlands Exposition Center (http://www.mecexpo.com)
  • 355 Plaza Drive
  • Secaucus, NJ 07094

  • Easily accessible to all major interstate arteries including New Jersey Turnpike and Garden State Parkway

  • Minutes from Newark Liberty International Airport and Teterboro Jetport
  • Only 5 miles from Manhattan
  • Regular NJ Transit door-to-door bus from Port Authority NYC, from Hoboken/Jersey City/Union City, and Newark Penn Station to front entrance of the facility
  • Free shuttle (Monday through Friday) from Secaucus Junction train station (NJ Transit) to front entrance of facility Link
  • Fully handicapped-accessible
  • Complimentary parking – over 6000 garage parking spaces
  • Surrounded by a variety of over 40 restaurants, movie theaters and retail shops
  • Harmon Cove Outlet Center only 5 minutes away

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.

    Sign In

    Friday, November 23

    Youth 14 Men’s Epee (Y14ME)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible C2
    Entrants 47
    Cadet Men’s Foil (CDTMF)
    8:15am Close of Registration
    Possible C2
    Entrants 39
    Cadet Women’s Epee (CDTWE)
    8:15am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Entrants 13
    Cadet Men’s Saber (CDTMS)
    12:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible C2
    Entrants 31
    Youth 14 Women’s Foil (Y14WF)
    12:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible C2
    Entrants 32
    Youth 10 Men’s Foil (Y10MF)
    1:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Entrants 28
    Youth 8 Mixed Epee (Y8XE)
    1:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Entrants 4
    Youth 12 Women’s Saber (Y12WS)
    3:15pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Entrants 27
    Youth 10 Men’s Saber (Y10MS)
    3:15pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Entrants 18

    Saturday, November 24

    Youth 14 Men’s Foil (Y14MF)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible C2
    Entrants 79
    Cadet Women’s Foil (CDTWF)
    8:15am Close of Registration
    Possible C1
    Entrants 23
    Youth 10 Men’s Epee (Y10ME)
    8:15am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Entrants 17
    Cadet Women’s Saber (CDTWS)
    12:30pm Close of Registration
    Possible C1
    Entrants 19
    Cadet Men’s Epee (CDTME)
    12:45pm Close of Registration
    Possible C2
    Entrants 36
    Youth 10 Women’s Foil (Y10WF)
    12:45pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Entrants 16
    Youth 8 Men’s Saber (Y8MS)
    1:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Entrants 7
    Youth 8 Women’s Saber (Y8WS)
    1:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Entrants 5
    Youth 12 Women’s Epee (Y12WE)
    2:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Entrants 25
    Youth 14 Men’s Saber (Y14MS)
    3:30pm Close of Registration
    Possible C2
    Entrants 62

    Sunday, November 25

    Youth 12 Men’s Foil (Y12MF)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible C2
    Entrants 74
    Youth 14 Women’s Epee (Y14WE)
    8:15am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Entrants 23
    Youth 10 Women’s Epee (Y10WE)
    8:15am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Entrants 12
    Youth 14 Women’s Saber (Y14WS)
    8:30am Close of Registration
    Possible C2
    Entrants 32
    Youth 8 Men’s Foil (Y8MF)
    12:30pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Entrants 8
    Youth 8 Women’s Foil (Y8WF)
    12:30pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Entrants 3
    Youth 12 Women’s Foil (Y12WF)
    1:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Entrants 23
    Youth 12 Men’s Epee (Y12ME)
    1:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Entrants 26
    Youth 12 Men’s Saber (Y12MS)
    2:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Entrants 39
    Youth 10 Women’s Saber (Y10WS)
    2:30pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Entrants 8
    Sign In
    To Register
    View Entrants
    Current Pricing

    The Open Registration period will change on Nov 9, 2018.


    Individual Events


    $35- $40

    Tournament Fee*

    $45- $50

    Event Fee*


    Periods & Fees
    Have Questions?

    Please direct all inquiries to this contact information.


    Timeline

    Important dates and upcoming deadlines.


    Registration Opens
    Jun 1, 2018 12:00am
    Entry Deadline
    Nov 9, 2018 11:59pm
    Late Entry Deadline
    Nov 16, 2018 11:59pm
    Classification Change Deadline
    Nov 16, 2018 11:59pm
    Tournament Start
    Nov 23, 2018 12:00am
    Tournament End
    Nov 25, 2018 12:00am