The Birmingham Fencing Club is excited to present the Magic City RYC (Regional Youth Circuit) and RJCC (Regional Cadet Circuit). This event provides Region 6 regional points for Y10, Y12 ,Y14, Cadet, and Junior events in Epee, Foil and Saber categories.
For questions prior to the tournament, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
USA Fencing adds a $5.00 administrative fee to your registration. This fee is required by USA Fencing and is not given to the tournament organizers.
Registration and administrative fees are non-refundable. You may request a refund of event fees through the USA Fencing site. Refund requests must be received by Friday, January 18, 2019.
Important Reminders We will NOT accept entries at the door. All registrations must be completed via USA Fencing platform.
All events will be separated by gender to comply with USA Fencing qualification paths unless there is only one fencer of either gender. In that case the men's and women's event will be combined in that age group.
You MUST have proof of age (copy of birth certificate or passport) and proof of current US Fencing competitive membership to compete (if your USA Fencing membership card is age verified; proof of birth date is not required). Fencers are NOT permitted to fence in more than one event at the same time Bring all required gear including appropriate length socks! We will not have an equipment vendor at the tournament. Y10 events require #2 blades
Tournament has been sanctioned by the Alabama Division of the USA Fencing. USA Fencing guidelines are strictly enforced,
Equipment checks at the armory table will include mask, mask cords, gloves, body cords and lames prior to competition per RYC/RJCC requirements.
Proper attire required. You MUST wear a plastron. All female or male foil fencers wearing a chest protector are required to wear the new required chest protector by USA Fencing. No sweatpants will be permitted. Standard fencing uniforms cannot have any rips tears or holes. Socks must conform USA Fencing Association rules.
Times listed are the close of registration time. Doors will open at 7:30 A.M. Armory Check and Registration will open at 8:00 A.M. Fencing should begin approximately 15-30 minutes after the close of registration for each event.
Tournament format will be pools to five points, used to establish seeding to the direct elimination (DE). DE bouts will be conducted as they are at a national event: for Y10 -10 point bouts (two 3 minute periods with a 1 minute rest between periods) and for Y12 and Y14, and Cadet and Junior events - the DE bouts are 15 touches (three 3-minute periods, with a 1-minute rest between periods).
If you want to referee at this event, please contact Luona Wang at email@example.com.
If you are having trouble finding the venue on the day of the tournament, call (205) 515-3902 or the Club (205) 823-4448.
Host Hotel: Hampton Inn Galleria Daily rate $115.00 Book by January 3rd.
Check-in: 18-JAN-2019 Check-out: 21-JAN-2019 Hotel Name: Hampton Inn & Suites Birmingham-Hoover-Galleria Hotel Address: 4520 Galleria Boulevard Hoover, Alabama 35244 Phone Number: 205-380-3300
There are many places to eat nearby, including Shipley Donuts, Subway, Golden Corral BBQ, Chick-Fil-A, Full Moon BBQ, Mr. Chen's, Starbucks, and Chipotle.
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Saturday, January 19
Sunday, January 20
Monday, January 21
The Open Registration period will change on Jan 9, 2019.
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