AFM Annual RJCC

Venue
Academy of Fencing Masters, 1269 Forgewood Ave.

Tournament Date
Nov 29 - Dec 1, 2019
Location
Sunnyvale, CA
Region
Tournament Details

Armory will be open for equipment inspection 6:00pm – 9:00pm on Wednesday, November 27, 2019. Armory will open at 7:00am each day of the competition.

The AFM Annual RJCC is sanctioned tournament by the USA Fencing. The RJCC events provide an opportunity to earn Cadet/Junior regional points in respective gender/weapon categories and it is a qualifying path for Junior Olympics 2020 and July Challenge for based on fencer’s eligibility to fence in respective age category.

EVENT REGISTRATION TIMES LISTED ARE TENTATIVE (dates will not change) Time schedule will be finalized 3 days after close of regular registration Fencers MUST check in each day by close of registration time of each event each day.

Fencers may only fence for one event at the time. If you pre-register for 2 events in one day, it will be at your own risk. We will not register fencers that are still fencing another event at close of registration and refunds will not be issued.

ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION: Fencers competing must be current competitive members of USA Fencing. Your USA Fencing membership card will be checked during check-in, so please make sure you have it with you. Temporary paper membership cards can be printed off from https://member.usfencing.org/. **Those whose membership card does not indicate that their birth year has been verified by USA Fencing will also have to show a birth certificate, passport or other government issued ID at registration. Copies of these documents are acceptable. **

Birth Year/Points eligibility Cadet - 2003-2006 Junior - 2000-2006

Non age-eligible fencers could fence an event if they have national points in a previous age category.

SEEDING The Bout Committee will use the current rating and points information found on the USA Fencing website for seeding purposes. Please verify that your rating and points standing are correct with USA Fencing and contact the National Office to resolve any discrepancies prior to the tournament. Current ratings can be verified here: https://member.usfencing.org/search/members. Current points standings can be verified here: http://www.usfencing.org/current-point-standings

Seeding will be determined by the following criteria, in this order: Current national Rolling Point Standings according to age group and weapon. This filters down the entire list, Letter Ranking with year classification. Athletes with neither of the above are seeded in a random basis after the athletes who are seeded by the preceding factors.

It is the fencer’s responsibility to notify the Bout Committee of any registration discrepancies before the close of check-in for the event (i.e. wrong club, wrong rating, misspelled name, etc).

FORMAT All events will have one round of pools with 100% promoted to a direct elimination (DE) tableau. There is no fence-off for third place.

UNIFORM REQUIREMENTS All USA Fencing uniform requirements apply. This includes the mandatory use of knickers, long socks, and underarm protectors. Conductive foil bibs are required. Elastic strap at the back of the mask is required. Names are NOT required to be on the uniform. 800N SABER GLOVES ARE MANDATORY FOR ALL USA FENCING SANCTIONED TOURNAMENTS STARTING OCTOBER 1st, 2015. 1) The rule in m.25.4 that chest protection for FOIL fencers must be covered by a soft material applies to ALL chest protection for foil fencers, regardless of style. The Armoury Equipment Check will test the mask, glove, lame, sabre cuffs, head cords, body cords and also chest protectors for foil fencers. Items that have passed inspection will be specifically marked. Directors will be checking for these marks prior to the start of fencing. Full Armory Equipment Check is required for all competitors, with no exceptions. Fencers only need to have their equipment passed once for the duration of the RYC. For Y10 events, a #0 or #2 blade is required. For Y12 and Y14 events standard blade length of up to #5 is permitted. These rules will be strictly enforced.

EVENT FEES All registrations made after Late Entry deadline cannot be made online and will be considered walk-ins. Payment at the door for walk-in registration must be made in cash or check only.

Regular Registration Fee: $35. Regular Fee per Event: $45 Triple-Fee Registration Fee: $105. Triple-Fee Fee per Event: $135 Walk-in fees: Same as Triple Fees Payment plus $100 at the door for walk-in registrations must be made in cash or check. Walk-ins will be accepted only at the discretion of the Bout Committee.

REFUNDS Registration fees and administration fees will not be refunded. Last day to request refund of entry fees is November 15, 2019. THERE ARE NO EXCEPTIONS. Refunds will be processed by the national office 4-6 weeks after the tournament.

VENUE: Academy of Fencing Masters - Sunnyvale location 1269 Forgewood Ave., Sunnyvale, CA 94089

PARKING:

Please make sure you park your car in the designated parking only: either in AFM Sunnyvale parking lot or in the overflow parking, which is TBD.

If our parking and overflow parking lots are full, **DO NOT PARK IN THE PRIVATE PARKING LOTS OF OUR NEIGHBORS. VIOLATORS WILL BE TOWED AT THE OWNER’S EXPENSE. **Use street parking instead.

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    Friday, November 29

    Cadet Men’s Foil (CDTMF)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible B2
    Results 58 Entrants 66
    Junior Men’s Epee (JNRME)
    12:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible A2
    Results 50 Entrants 56
    Junior Men’s Saber (JNRMS)
    3:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible C2
    Results 20 Entrants 26
    Junior Women’s Saber (JNRWS)
    3:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible C1
    Results 19 Entrants 20

    Saturday, November 30

    Junior Men’s Foil (JNRMF)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible A2
    Results 57 Entrants 71
    Cadet Men’s Epee (CDTME)
    11:45am Close of Registration
    Possible A2
    Results 63 Entrants 71
    Cadet Women’s Foil (CDTWF)
    2:30pm Close of Registration
    Possible B2
    Results 35 Entrants 39
    Junior Women’s Epee (JNRWE)
    4:30pm Close of Registration
    Possible A2
    Results 41 Entrants 45

    Sunday, December 1

    Junior Women’s Foil (JNRWF)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible B2
    Results 32 Entrants 40
    Cadet Women’s Epee (CDTWE)
    11:30am Close of Registration
    Possible A2
    Results 44 Entrants 49
    Cadet Women’s Saber (CDTWS)
    1:30pm Close of Registration
    Possible C1
    Results 19 Entrants 21
    Cadet Men’s Saber (CDTMS)
    3:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible C2
    Results 26 Entrants 31
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    Registration Opens
    Jun 5, 2019 12:00am
    Entry Deadline
    Nov 7, 2019 11:59pm
    Late Entry Deadline
    Nov 15, 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