Welcome to the 3rd Annual Sword in the Stone RYC & RJCC in Region 4! We are hosting the tournament in the beautiful city of Thousand Oaks at the state of the art Sports Academy.
The facility is a top notch facility with the availability to provide a health conscious food truck(s) onsite to provide great food options for both athletes and parents alike. Sports Academy Homepage
The area is also rife with great activities for families to enjoy in the area.
There is the Gardens of the World which offers free admission. Also the Wildwood Regional Park is nearby offering family friendly activities including hikes, bike rides, horseback riding and a trek to Paradise Falls, a spectacular 40-foot waterfall. Ronald Reagan's Presidential Library is a short drive away as well as the Stagecoach Inn Museum and the Chumash Indian Museum. For the more adventurous, there is a MB2 indoor Go Kart racing facility nearby for those who are willing to partake.
Sports Academy also offers a great therapy section with professional medical and physical therapists and sports massage therapists as well as compression therapy.
All of our strips and scoring machines will meet the space requirements to provide the best for both the athletes and the referees as well as coaches while fencers fence. All machines will have the score and time readily available so that it will make it easier for all involved.
************NOTE**************** For refund of event fee(s), withdrawals must be received via email no later than the Monday two weeks before the first day of the tournament. Registration fees are nonrefundable. Refunds are processed 2-4 weeks following the tournament.
**** New Tournament Pins!**** We will be giving, along with medals, pins that correspond with the place received! The outlines will be Gold, Silver, and Bronze. The background color is blue and will change with each year this tournament is held. Black outlined pins will be available for sell for $5 each at the tournament. A limited amount of pins are available for purchase.
***********************IMPORTANT NOTE************************* The Conductive Bib is now Required at all USFA events!!! In the 2011-2012 season, the USFA began to transition to the conductive bib format for foilists. As of August 1, 2012 the ruling now expands to cover every foil tournament that is USFA sanctioned and held to USFA rules. Also, all foil fencers using a chest protector must have the newly padded protector to fence with the FIE mark on it as well. All Sanctioned Saber tournaments now also require the 800N Fie saber gloves. Please be prepared with the proper equipment, a vendor will be available.
Alliance Fencing Equipment will be the vendor onsite for all equipment needs.
Food and beverages will be available for sale.
Please check and take note of the tentative check in times listed below. Final check in times will be updated February 15th, 2019.
Friday February 22nd, 2019
2 pm - Y10 Men's Foil
2 pm - Y14 Women's Epee
3 pm - Cadet Men's Foil
4 pm - Cadet Men's Epee
4:30 pm - Y14 Women's Foil
5 pm - Junior Women's Saber
5 pm - Y14 Men's Saber
6 pm - Y10 Men's Epee
6 pm - Y12 Women's Saber
Saturday February 23rd, 2019
9 am - Junior Men's Foil
10 am - Junior Women's Epee
11:30 am - Cadet Women's Foil
12 pm - Y14 Men's Epee
1pm – Y12 Men's Foil
2 pm - Y12 Women's Epee
3 pm - Y10 Women's Foil
3:30 pm - Cadet Men's Saber
4 pm - Y14 Women's Saber
5 pm - Y10 Men's Saber
5 pm - Y10 Women's Saber
Sunday February 24th, 2019
8:30am - Junior Men's Epee
8:30am - Junior Women's Foil
10 am - Y14 Men's Foil
11 am - Cadet Women's Epee
1 pm - Y12 Men's Epee
1 pm - Y12 Women's Foil
2 pm - Junior Men's Saber
2 pm - Y10 Women's Epee
2:30 pm - Cadet Women's Saber
3 pm - Y12 Men's Saber
(The USFA requires that organizers pay a $5.00 RYC support fee per each registrant. This fee is included in the registration fee.)
Registration must be done online. Fees must be paid to be considered registered. If you have not paid you are NOT registered and must pay the higher fees after Feb 8th to Feb 15th.
Events may be mixed if enrollment is fewer than 6. Events may be separated if greater than 6.
Registration fees are non refundable. Requests for event fee refunds must be submitted by February 8th, 2019.
USFA Membership - USFA rules will be enforced. All fencers must be current members of the USFA . Proof of USFA membership is either an unexpired membership card, an email from the USFA or listing on the USFA website. Membership forms will be available at the tournament or may be downloaded from the USFA website. If proof of membership is unavailable fencers will be required to submit a new membership application form with payment at the door. No exceptions.
The USFA is working towards an age verification process. This season, parents should come prepared with ONE of the following in case the fencer's age needs verification for eligibility purposes: A government issued photo ID with date of birth included A copy of birth certificate Passport
Weapons are checked (weights and shims) during pools and direct eliminations for all events. Officials should be informed of all rules specific to youth events, especially that ALL Y10 events be fenced with blades no longer than 32.5 inches. Masks, gloves, body cords, and lames will be checked. Names on jackets or lames are not required.
Participation at an RYC qualifies fencers for Y10 events at the January & April NACs as well as Summer Nationals.
Qualifying path and updated birth years can be found in the Athlete Packet listed here. Athlete Handbook
Junior: 2000-2006 or Cadet NRPS
Cadet: 2003-2006 or Y14 NRPS
Y14: 2004-2007 or Y12 NRPS
Y12: 2006-2009 or Y10 NRPS
****REGULAR FEE DEADLINE!!! February 8th, 2019!
NO ENTRIES AT THE DOOR!
After regular fee deadline until February 15th, triple fees are in effect registration fee: $84 event fee: $135.00 Online registration closes February 15th.
Your current registrations for this tournament are listed here along with their status.
Only signed in users can register for events.Sign In
Friday, February 22
Saturday, February 23
Sunday, February 24
The period will change on .
Important dates and upcoming deadlines.