Arnold Fencing Classic ROC (DIV1A, DIV2, VET), RJCC & Youth

Venue
Hyatt-Regency Columbus, 400 N High Street

Tournament Date
Mar 1 - 3, 2019
Location
Columbus, OH
Region
Tournament Details

Arnold Fencing Classic ROC (Div1A, Div2, VET), RJCC, Youth

March 1-3, 2019 · Columbus Ohio

Three days. Forty-five events. The most unique event with the most unique medals anywhere in the world of fencing. The Arnold Fencing Classic is a part of the Arnold Schwarzenegger Sports Festival, the largest multi-sport festival in the world. 2019 features Y8, Y10, Y12, Y14, RJCC (Regional Junior and Cadet), Veteran ROC, Division 1A ROC, Division 2 ROC. Something for everyone!

This is a part of the Arnold Schwarzenegger Sports Festival, the largest multi-sport festival in the world. 200,000 people visit annual and almost all of them walk by fencing! Finals are filmed with live commentary. We have the best medals you will ever see. https://arnoldfencingclassic.com/the-arnold-medals.php

The Arnold features Highly Rated, International Licensed FIE Referees.

There are a lot of things about this tournament that is different. Be sure to read: http://arnoldfencingclassic.com

The website has info on wristbands (required of all visitors), hotels around town, up to date changes, etc.

ATTENTION!!!!

The store is open now: SHOP NOW T-shirts, hoodies, patches, challenge coins. It's all there. ImageImageImage

Everyone loves to pre-order our shirts, hoodies, challenge coins, etc. Our online store is your chance to pre-order. Some things will not be stocked otherwise like Tall shirts, women's cut, thin hoodies, etc. The USA Fencing website does not allow you to pre-order shirts. Don't miss your chance.

With 86 sports and events taking over all of Columbus, Ohio, be sure to spend time preparing your trip to enjoy everything the Arnold has to offer.

WRISTBANDS:

All competitors, visitors, and guests are required to have a wristband to enter any venue at the Arnold. Athletes receive one as a part of their registration. Details are here: http://arnoldfencingclassic.com

SCHOLARSHIP:

There is a $2500 scholarship opportunity. See details at Arnold Fencing Classic Scholarship

Arnold Schwarzenegger

Arnold will come. He always does. He will present the scholarship winner on the main stage of the fencing venue. For security reasons, we are not permitted to tell you when or even what day Arnold will appear. Other celebrities may also appear depending on their schedules. Such appearances always occur at our main stage.

Check-In

Venue opens 7:00AM each day. We recommend to arrive at least 1 hour before close of check-in. 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.

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.

All fencers have to have USFencing membership card or clearly legible copy to use Auto Check-In feature. 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. Fencers must check in everyday they compete.

Age Eligibility

  • Y10 = 2008-2011
  • Y12 = 2006-2009 (or on Y10 NRPS)
  • Y14 = 2004-2007 (or on Y12 NRPS)
  • CADET = 2003-2006 (or on Y14 NRPS)
  • JUNIOR: 2000-2006 (or on Cadet NRPS)

Please Note: The Arnold is the first event of the new cadet and junior season, so eligibility changes.

Our Sponsors

Equipment Vendor - Blue Gauntlet Fencing Gear

Royal Arts Fencing Academy

The March NAC (for youth fencers)

The March NAC is the same weekend as the Arnold in Cleveland. It's only a two-hour drive. A lot of youth fencers are traveling between the tournaments to maximize the weekend. It's an easy drive. You can do both.

Event Fee Info

Registration and Event Fees

Regular fees until February 1, 2019 11:59PM PST - Registration $30, Administration $5, and Event fee is $45/event Late fees (Triple) from February 1 until February 15 11:59PM PST - Registration $90, Administration $15, and Event fee is $135/event Scholarship deadline: February 15 11:59 PM PST No walk-ins

Refund Policy

Registration fees and Administration fees are NON-REFUNDABLE.

Refund requests must be received by February 11, 2019 11:59:00 EST Refund of events fees can be requested at https://arnoldfencingclassic.com/cancel-registration.php

Starting February 12, 2019. NO REFUND, NO EXCEPTION for any reason Refunds are processed through USA Fencing to the original credit card. Processing time will apply.

NO REFUND will be issued to No Show or Withdraw from events

Officials/Referee Info
  • Tournament Organizer - Tim Mills, Julia Richey
  • Referees Coordinator - Abdel Aziz
  • Head Referee - Abdel Aziz
  • Bout Committee Chair - Rich Weiss
  • Head Armor - Paul Szmaida

The Arnold hires only the *highest rated and International licensed FIE referees.*

Tournament questions are answered at https://arnoldfencingclassic.com/info.php.

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

Transportation Details

Parking

There are hundreds of hotels and transportation options. Parking WILL BE difficult. Buy your parking online early!

For parking maps, hotel lists and ratings, and other transportation options: http://arnoldfencingclassic.com/

My Registrations

Your current registrations for this tournament are listed here along with their status.


Tournament Menu

    Contested Events

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    Friday, March 1

    Junior Men’s Epee (JNRME)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible A2
    Results 26 Entrants 29
    Junior Women’s Epee (JNRWE)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible E1
    Results 12 Entrants 12
    Veteran Men’s Epee (VETME)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible A1
    Results 20 Entrants 21
    Veteran Women’s Epee (VETWE)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Results 4 Entrants 4
    Division II Men’s Foil (DV2MF)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible C1
    Results 17 Entrants 17
    Division II Women’s Foil (DV2WF)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible E1
    Results 10 Entrants 11
    Division II Men’s Saber (DV2MS)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible C1
    Results 23 Entrants 23
    Division II Women’s Saber (DV2WS)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Results 3 Entrants 5
    Division IA Women’s Saber (D1AWS)
    11:00am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Results 3 Entrants 5
    Division IA Men’s Saber (D1AMS)
    11:30am Close of Registration
    Possible A2
    Results 24 Entrants 29
    Cadet Men’s Foil (CDTMF)
    1:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible C1
    Results 17 Entrants 17
    Cadet Women’s Foil (CDTWF)
    1:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Results 8 Entrants 9
    Division II Men’s Epee (DV2ME)
    1:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible B2
    Results 25 Entrants 28
    Division II Women’s Epee (DV2WE)
    1:30pm Close of Registration
    Possible E1
    Results 9 Entrants 10
    Veteran Men’s Foil (VETMF)
    2:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible E1
    Results 9 Entrants 9
    Veteran Women’s Foil (VETWF)
    2:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Results 5 Entrants 5
    Youth 12 Mixed Foil (Y12XF)
    2:30pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Results 28 Entrants 30

    Saturday, March 2

    Division IA Men’s Epee (D1AME)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible A4
    Results 65 Entrants 73
    Division IA Women’s Epee (D1AWE)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible A1
    Results 20 Entrants 22
    Youth 10 Mixed Epee (Y10XE)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Results 15 Entrants 16
    Youth 14 Mixed Foil (Y14XF)
    10:00am Close of Registration
    Possible C1
    Results 35 Entrants 36
    Youth 8 Mixed Foil (Y8XF)
    12:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Results 4 Entrants 4
    Junior Men’s Foil (JNRMF)
    12:30pm Close of Registration
    Possible A2
    Results 36 Entrants 39
    Junior Women’s Foil (JNRWF)
    12:30pm Close of Registration
    Possible B1
    Results 15 Entrants 15
    Youth 8 Mixed Epee (Y8XE)
    1:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Results 6 Entrants 6
    Youth 14 Mixed Epee (Y14XE)
    1:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible B1
    Results 20 Entrants 23
    Cadet Men’s Saber (CDTMS)
    2:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible C1
    Results 13 Entrants 15
    Cadet Women’s Saber (CDTWS)
    2:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Results 1 Entrants 1
    Youth 8 Mixed Saber (Y8XS)
    2:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Results 5 Entrants 6

    Sunday, March 3

    Cadet Men’s Epee (CDTME)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible A1
    Results 21 Entrants 24
    Cadet Women’s Epee (CDTWE)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Results 7 Entrants 7
    Division IA Men’s Foil (D1AMF)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible A2
    Results 36 Entrants 40
    Division IA Women’s Foil (D1AWF)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible E1
    Results 9 Entrants 10
    Youth 10 Mixed Foil (Y10XF)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Results 16 Entrants 16
    Youth 10 Mixed Saber (Y10XS)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Results 16 Entrants 18
    Youth 14 Mixed Saber (Y14XS)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Results 13 Entrants 14
    Veteran Men’s Saber (VETMS)
    8:15am Close of Registration
    Possible E1
    Results 5 Entrants 6
    Veteran Women’s Saber (VETWS)
    8:15am Close of Registration
    Possible E1
    Results 5 Entrants 6
    Youth 12 Mixed Epee (Y12XE)
    11:00am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Results 22 Entrants 23
    Junior Men’s Saber (JNRMS)
    12:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible B2
    Results 28 Entrants 31
    Junior Women’s Saber (JNRWS)
    12:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Results 5 Entrants 5
    Youth 12 Mixed Saber (Y12XS)
    12:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Results 25 Entrants 26
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    Timeline

    Important dates and upcoming deadlines.


    Registration Opens
    Sep 5, 2018 12:00am
    Entry Deadline
    Feb 9, 2019 11:59pm
    Late Entry Deadline
    Feb 15, 2019 11:59pm
    Classification Change Deadline
    Feb 22, 2019 11:59pm
    Tournament Start
    Mar 1, 2019 12:00am
    Tournament End
    Mar 3, 2019 12:00am