Cobra Challenge SYC/RCC/Y8

Venue
The Meadowlands Exposition Center , 355 Plaza Drive

Tournament Date
Nov 29 - Dec 1, 2019
Location
Secaucus, NJ
Region
Tournament Details

SUPER YOUTH CIRCUIT/REGIONAL CADET CIRCUIT, plus Y8

Proudly hosted by Cobra Fencing Club

Blue Gauntlet Fencing Co. is equipment sponsor and exclusive vendor link

Meadowlands Expo Center; Secaucus, NJ

355 Plaza Drive; Secaucus, NJ 07094

Regular fee entry deadline November 7, 2019

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

*Y8: Born 2011-2014 (non-regional, no points awarded)
*Y10: Born 2009-2012
*Y12: Born 2007-2010 (or on Y10 NRPS)
*Y14: Born 2005-2008 (or on Y12 NRPS)

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

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

  • All times are subject to change, and we strongly urge you to keep your entire day flexible until final close of check-in times are determined. There will be no refunds issued due to time changes. Any time changes will be posted no later than November 12.
  • 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. We suggest arriving at least 1 hour prior to close of check-in to allow for equipment check and proper warm up time. Venue opens at 6:30 a.m.

Friday
8:00 - Y14 ME
8:15 - CMF
8:15 - CWE
12 noon - Y14 WF
12 noon - CMS
1:00 - Y8 Mixed Epee
1:00 - Y10 MF
3:15 - Y10 MS
3:15 - Y12 WS

Saturday
8:00 - Y14 MF
8:15 - Y10 ME
8:15 - CWF
12:30 - CWS
12:45 - CME
12:45 - Y10 WF
1:00 - Y8 MS
1:00 - Y8 WS
2:00 - Y12 WE
3:30 - Y14 MS

Sunday
8:00 - Y12 MF
8:15 - Y10 WE
8:15 - Y12 WF
12:00 - Y14 WS
12:15 - Y14 WE
12:30 - Y8 MF
12:30 - Y8 WF
1:00 - Y12 ME
3:00 - Y10 WS
3:00 - Y12 MS

TOURNAMENT REQUIREMENTS

  • USA Fencing rules apply. https://www.usafencing.org/usa-fencing-rule-book link
  • Equipment check required (mask, lame (as appropriate), sabre cuffs, head cords, and body cords). Expect long lines for equipment check. Fencers only need to have their equipment passed once for the duration of the SYC/RCC.
  • 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. 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.

EQUIPMENT VENDORS

  • Blue Gauntlet Fencing Gear (http://www.blue-gauntlet.com) link will be on-site for equipment sales.

FOOD

  • Food and beverage concessions will be available at the Expo Center, plus there are numerous restaurants near the venue.

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

More tournament info can be found here

Event Fee Info

USA Fencing administrative fee $5 plus:

SYC REGULAR entry/payment until November 7, 2019: $35 registration fee plus $55 per event;
RCC/Y8 REGULAR entry/payment until November 7, 2019: $30 registration fee plus $50 per event

SYC DOUBLE entry/payment November 8-9, 2019: $70 registration fee plus $110 per event;
RCC/Y8 DOUBLE entry/payment November 8-9, 2019: $60 registration fee plus $100 per event

SYC TRIPLE entry/payment November 10-11, 2019: $105 registration fee plus $165 per event;
RCC/Y8 TRIPLE entry/payment November 10-11. 2019: $90 registration fee plus $150 per event

WALK-IN ENTRY: No walk-ins accepted.

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 administrative fees are nonrefundable. Requests for event fees refunds will only be honored if received prior to midnight on November 22, 2019. There will be no exceptions to this policy. USA Fencing will issue refund to credit card used for the registration.

There are no refunds in the event of time changes. All times are subject to change according to event entries, therefore we strongly encourage you to keep your entire day flexible until final close-of check-in times are determined. Any time changes will be posted no later than November 12.

On tournament day, fencers arriving after close of check-in will not be allowed to compete. They will be withdrawn from the competition, and no there will be no refund of entry fees for any reason. No refunds issued to no-shows.

Officials/Referee Info

Head Referee: Charles Greene II

If interested in working as a referee, contact Cheryl at cherylfencing@gmail.com

Transportation Details

Free garaged parking in all garages adjacent to the venue.

No spectator fee.

Book Embassy Suites (adjacent to venue): Special rate available until November 7, 2019, or until the group block is sold-out, whichever comes first. link

Other nearby hotels:

Holiday Inn: link
Hyatt Place: link
Courtyard by Marriott: link
Meadowlands River Inn: link

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

My Registrations

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    Friday, November 29

    Youth 14 Men’s Epee (Y14ME)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible B2
    Results 109 Entrants 114
    Cadet Men’s Foil (CDTMF)
    8:15am Close of Registration
    Possible B3
    Results 95 Entrants 103
    Cadet Women’s Epee (CDTWE)
    8:15am Close of Registration
    Possible A2
    Results 59 Entrants 66
    Cadet Men’s Saber (CDTMS)
    12:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible C3
    Results 99 Entrants 105
    Youth 14 Women’s Foil (Y14WF)
    12:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible A2
    Results 89 Entrants 92
    Youth 10 Men’s Foil (Y10MF)
    1:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Results 66 Entrants 69
    Youth 8 Mixed Epee (Y8XE)
    1:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Results 21 Entrants 21
    Youth 12 Women’s Saber (Y12WS)
    3:15pm Close of Registration
    Possible C2
    Results 71 Entrants 76
    Youth 10 Men’s Saber (Y10MS)
    3:15pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Results 65 Entrants 67

    Saturday, November 30

    Youth 14 Men’s Foil (Y14MF)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible A2
    Results 174 Entrants 179
    Cadet Women’s Foil (CDTWF)
    8:15am Close of Registration
    Possible B3
    Results 67 Entrants 71
    Youth 10 Men’s Epee (Y10ME)
    8:15am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Results 33 Entrants 37
    Cadet Women’s Saber (CDTWS)
    12:30pm Close of Registration
    Possible B3
    Results 88 Entrants 92
    Cadet Men’s Epee (CDTME)
    12:45pm Close of Registration
    Possible B3
    Results 93 Entrants 104
    Youth 10 Women’s Foil (Y10WF)
    12:45pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Results 39 Entrants 40
    Youth 8 Men’s Saber (Y8MS)
    1:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Results 22 Entrants 22
    Youth 8 Women’s Saber (Y8WS)
    1:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Results 11 Entrants 11
    Youth 12 Women’s Epee (Y12WE)
    2:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Results 65 Entrants 66
    Youth 14 Men’s Saber (Y14MS)
    3:30pm Close of Registration
    Possible B2
    Results 151 Entrants 160

    Sunday, December 1

    Youth 12 Men’s Foil (Y12MF)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible B2
    Results 127 Entrants 131
    Youth 12 Women’s Foil (Y12WF)
    8:15am Close of Registration
    Possible B2
    Results 71 Entrants 77
    Youth 10 Women’s Epee (Y10WE)
    8:15am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Results 26 Entrants 26
    Youth 14 Women’s Saber (Y14WS)
    12:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible B2
    Results 99 Entrants 107
    Youth 14 Women’s Epee (Y14WE)
    12:15pm Close of Registration
    Possible A2
    Results 85 Entrants 90
    Youth 8 Men’s Foil (Y8MF)
    12:30pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Results 26 Entrants 27
    Youth 8 Women’s Foil (Y8WF)
    12:30pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Results 17 Entrants 18
    Youth 12 Men’s Epee (Y12ME)
    1:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Results 64 Entrants 66
    Youth 12 Men’s Saber (Y12MS)
    3:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Results 105 Entrants 114
    Youth 10 Women’s Saber (Y10WS)
    3:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Results 36 Entrants 40
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    Timeline

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    Registration Opens
    Jun 7, 2019 12:00am
    Entry Deadline
    Nov 7, 2019 11:59pm
    Late Entry Deadline
    Nov 11, 2019 11:59pm
    Classification Change Deadline
    Nov 22, 2019 11:59pm
    Tournament Start
    Nov 29, 2019 12:00am
    Tournament End
    Dec 1, 2019 12:00am