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

The ongoing construction on NJ-495 can affect your travel time to the venue, and you should plan accordingly. The Jets have a home game at 1pm on Sunday. We cannot delay the start of events due to traffic conditions. If running late call the Bout Committee at 929-398-5644; we will try to accommodate, but there are no guarantees. Fencers not checked in by close of check-in for their event will be withdrawn and there is no refund of fees.

Preliminary seeding has been posted here. Report any errors in classification, division, or club representation. National points are based on the 11/14 rankings and will be updated Wednesday or Thursday. Final seeding will be posted at the venue after close of check-in for your event.

Find more full tournament information: https://askfred.net/Events/moreInfo.php?tournament_id=40710 Link

There is free garaged parking adjacent to the venue. No spectator fee.

There is no Wi-Fi in the venue; internet access is via your cell phone or other provider.

DISCOUNTS Present your USA Fencing Membership card to receive discounts at these restaurants (Cheeseburger in Paradise (15%), Outback Steakhouse (10%), Houlihans (10%, Red Lobster (10%), Buffalo Wild Wings (10%). Also, if staying in complex hotels, other restaurants offer 10% discounts (some do, some do not, so ask). You would need to present your room key to receive the discount.

POOL ASSIGNMENTS
Other assignments will be posted at the venue

FRIDAY
* Y14 ME 8:00 - A, B, C, D
* CMF 8:15 - J, K, L, M, N, P
* CWE 8:15 - F, G, H
* Y14 WF 12 noon - B,C,D,E
* CMS 12 noon - F,H,J,K,L
* Y8 Epee 1:00 - P
* Y10 MF 1:00 - A,G,L,M
* Y10 MS 3:15 - A,B,H
* Y12 WS 3:15 - E,F,G

SATURDAY
* Y14 MF 8:00 - A,B,C,D,E,F,N
* CWF 8:15 - J,K,L,P
* Y10 ME 8:15 - G,H
* CWS 12:30 - F,G,H
* CME 12:45 - C,D,E
* Y10 WF 12:45 - J,K
* Y8 MS 1:00 - M,N
* Y8 WS 1:00 - P
* Y12 WE 2:00
* Y14 MS 3:30

SUNDAY
* Y12 MF 8:00 - G,H,J,K,L,M,N
* Y10 WE 8:15 - A,P
* Y14 WS 8:30 - A,B,C,D
* Y14 WE 12:15
* Y8 MF 12:30
* Y8 WF 12:30
* Y12 WF 1:00
* Y12 ME 1:00
* Y10 WS 2:30 * Y12 MS 3:00

SUPER YOUTH CIRCUIT/REGIONAL CADET CIRCUIT, plus Y8

Proudly hosted by Cobra Fencing Club

Meadowlands Expo Center; Secaucus, NJ

Super Youth Circuit (SYC) EVENT INFORMATION
* https://www.usafencing.org/syc-resources Link

Regional Cadet Circuit (RCC) EVENT INFORMATION
* https://www.usafencing.org/rjcc-resources 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.

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.

TOURNAMENT REQUIREMENTS

  • USA Fencing rules apply. https://www.usafencing.org/usa-fencing-rule-book
  • Equipment check required (mask, lame (as appropriate), sabre cuffs, head cords, and body cords). Fencers only need to have their equipment passed once for the duration of the SYC.
  • Must have at least two working weapons and two body cords when reporting to the strip.
  • Full USA Fencing regulation uniform required. Name is NOT required on uniform.

REQUIRED EQUIPMENT

Fencers arm, equip and clothe themselves and fence at their own responsibility and at their own risk.

  • Uniforms (jacket, pants, knee-high socks, fencing glove): Standard fencing uniforms; cannot have any rips, tear, or holes. Warm-up pants or jeans are not allowed. Fencing glove must cover half of the forearm. 800N Saber Glove is mandatory.
  • Plastrons (underarm protectors): Standard fencing plastron; required with every uniform.
  • Chest Protector: Required for females. 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.
  • Masks: 12K punch test; sewn in bib. Conductive Bib in foil is required. Elastic strap at back of mask is required
  • Blades: The maximum blade length permitted for Y8/Y10 competitions is 32.5 inches. For Y12, Y14, Cadet competitions, standard blade length of 30-35” permitted.
  • Names on Uniforms: Not required at SYCs

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.

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

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 5 p.m. on 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 and USA Fencing 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

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    Friday, November 23

    Youth 14 Men’s Epee (Y14ME)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible B2
    Results 108 Entrants 111
    Cadet Men’s Foil (CDTMF)
    8:15am Close of Registration
    Possible A2
    Results 114 Entrants 118
    Cadet Women’s Epee (CDTWE)
    8:15am Close of Registration
    Possible B2
    Results 47 Entrants 49
    Cadet Men’s Saber (CDTMS)
    12:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible B2
    Results 92 Entrants 101
    Youth 14 Women’s Foil (Y14WF)
    12:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible B2
    Results 91 Entrants 94
    Youth 10 Men’s Foil (Y10MF)
    1:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Results 60 Entrants 60
    Youth 8 Mixed Epee (Y8XE)
    1:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Results 14 Entrants 14
    Youth 12 Women’s Saber (Y12WS)
    3:15pm Close of Registration
    Possible C2
    Results 75 Entrants 80
    Youth 10 Men’s Saber (Y10MS)
    3:15pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Results 61 Entrants 63

    Saturday, November 24

    Youth 14 Men’s Foil (Y14MF)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible A2
    Results 167 Entrants 172
    Cadet Women’s Foil (CDTWF)
    8:15am Close of Registration
    Possible A2
    Results 73 Entrants 81
    Youth 10 Men’s Epee (Y10ME)
    8:15am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Results 41 Entrants 42
    Cadet Women’s Saber (CDTWS)
    12:30pm Close of Registration
    Possible B2
    Results 67 Entrants 70
    Cadet Men’s Epee (CDTME)
    12:45pm Close of Registration
    Possible A2
    Results 76 Entrants 82
    Youth 10 Women’s Foil (Y10WF)
    12:45pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Results 41 Entrants 42
    Youth 8 Men’s Saber (Y8MS)
    1:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Results 18 Entrants 18
    Youth 8 Women’s Saber (Y8WS)
    1:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Results 14 Entrants 14
    Youth 12 Women’s Epee (Y12WE)
    2:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Results 54 Entrants 56
    Youth 14 Men’s Saber (Y14MS)
    3:30pm Close of Registration
    Possible B2
    Results 148 Entrants 157

    Sunday, November 25

    Youth 12 Men’s Foil (Y12MF)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible B2
    Results 145 Entrants 153
    Youth 10 Women’s Epee (Y10WE)
    8:15am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Results 20 Entrants 23
    Youth 14 Women’s Saber (Y14WS)
    8:30am Close of Registration
    Possible B2
    Results 92 Entrants 96
    Youth 14 Women’s Epee (Y14WE)
    12:15pm Close of Registration
    Possible B2
    Results 77 Entrants 82
    Youth 8 Men’s Foil (Y8MF)
    12:30pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Results 23 Entrants 23
    Youth 8 Women’s Foil (Y8WF)
    12:30pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Results 13 Entrants 13
    Youth 12 Women’s Foil (Y12WF)
    1:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible C2
    Results 66 Entrants 67
    Youth 12 Men’s Epee (Y12ME)
    1:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Results 73 Entrants 74
    Youth 10 Women’s Saber (Y10WS)
    2:30pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Results 28 Entrants 29
    Youth 12 Men’s Saber (Y12MS)
    3:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Results 99 Entrants 105
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    Timeline

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    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