The Austin Challenge SYC & RCC - Reg Re-Open 1/18

Venue
The Round Rock Sports Center, 2400 Chisholm Trail

Tournament Date
Apr 3 - 5, 2021
Location
Round Rock, TX
Region
Tournament Details

COVID Protocols

Fencers and parents should familiarize themselves with the event COVID protocols outlined here: https://www.theaustinchallenge.com/covid-19.html If you can not abide by these protocols, please do not register for this tournament.

DATE CHANGE - THE AUSTIN CHALLENGE IS MOVING TO APRIL 3-5, 2021

Given the worsening COVID situation across the country, and at the strong encouragement of USA Fencing, the Austin Challenge date is being moved to April 3-5, 2021. With the date change, the Austin Challenge will return to being an SYC as originally planned, rather than an RYC, and will also include a Regional Cadet Circuit event. We will post an updated event schedule by December 21st, and will reopen the event for new registrations shortly after the holidays.

SCHEDULE UPDATE: Please review the schedule carefully as some events are at different times of day in April than they had been scheduled for in December.

As a registered fencer, you have two options for your current registration:

  • STAY REGISTERED for your event and plan to attend in April. If you wish to stay registered, you don't need to contact us; we will just leave your current registration in place. .
  • WITHDRAW BY DECEMBER 23 and get a refund. To withdraw, email Cathy Mallet at afc.secretary@gmail.com and we will coordinate your refund with the USFA.

We really appreciate all of you who have been willing to support our event in this challenging and constantly-changing situation, and we feel confident that by moving the event it will be safer, stronger, and more enjoyable for everyone.

Thank you,

Austin Fencers Club

Event Fee Info

Refund Policy

UPDATE, JANUARY 25: With the new event dates, the refund policy and deadlines are:

  • Refund requests must be received by March 20, 2021 11:59PM Central Time
  • Refund of events fees can be requested by sending email to the event organizer at afc.secretary@gmail.com
  • Starting March 21, 2021 NO REFUND, NO EXCEPTION for any reason
  • Refunds are processed 4-6 weeks after the conclusion of the tournament and will be paid to the original credit card used at the time of signup. All refund are processed by USA Fencing National Office.
  • NO REFUND will be issued to No Show from events

UPDATE, DECEMBER 14: Due to the event moving to April, fencers who want to withdraw can do so through December 23, 2020. To withdraw, email Cathy Mallet at afc.secretary@gmail.com with your fencer's details. The USFA will process these refunds after Dec 23. If you want to participate in the event in April, you do not need to withdraw. Your registration will be carried over to April. An updated schedule is available at https://www.theaustinchallenge.com and will be posted on this page by the end of the day December 21.

  • Registration fees and Administration fees are NON-REFUNDABLE
    • Refund of events fees can be requested by sending email to afc.secretary@gmail.com
    • All refunds are processed by the US Fencing National Office
    • No refunds will be issued to no-shows for events
Officials/Referee Info

Officials:

Brenda Waddoups - Bout Committee Chair

Mark Stasinos - Head Referee

Ovy Waddoups - Head Armorer

Transportation Details

HOTEL INFORMATION is at https://www.theaustinchallenge.com/hotelsmealstransport.html

AIRPORT Austin Bergstrom International Airport, 22 miles from the venue

Rush hour travel: If you are traveling to or from the airport during rush hour, or if you have a tight timeline for making your flight home, consider taking State Highway 130 as an alternative to I-35. Highway 130 is a toll road and is a longer route (in miles) between the airport and the venue, but traffic levels are considerably lighter than on I-35. At rush hour the I-35 route can increase your drive time by 30 minutes or more over the 130 option. Check with your car rental agency before deciding on your route, to see if they impose any surcharges for toll road travel, which is charged electronically to the vehicle (i.e., no need to stop to pay at a toll booth, just drive on through). The 1-35 route is fine during non-rush-hour travel.

AIRPORT SHUTTLES In addition to rental cars and taxis, transportation options from the airport to the venue include: Wingz https://wingz.me/airport/AUS SuperShuttle: Airport Reservations: 1-800-BLUE VAN (258-3826)

GENERAL TRANSPORTATION Uber: http://www.uber.com Lyft: http://www.lyft.com Fasten https://fasten.com/ GetMe http://www.getme.com/ RideAustin http://www.rideaustin.com/

My Registrations

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


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    Saturday, April 3

    Youth 14 Men’s Saber (Y14MS)
    8:30am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Spots Remaining: 13
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 29
    Youth 14 Men’s Epee (Y14ME)
    8:30am Close of Registration
    Possible C2
    Spots Remaining: 1
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 41
    Cadet Women’s Epee (CDTWE)
    8:30am Close of Registration
    Possible B2
    Spots Remaining: 9
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 27
    Cadet Men’s Foil (CDTMF)
    10:30am Close of Registration
    Possible B2
    Spots Remaining: 0
    The registration cap has been reached. Join the Waitlist to reserve your spot in line for the next available opening.
    Join the Waitlist
    Entrants 36
    Youth 14 Women’s Saber (Y14WS)
    11:30am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Spots Remaining: 26
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 16
    Youth 12 Women’s Epee (Y12WE)
    12:30pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Spots Remaining: 10
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 26
    Youth 12 Men’s Foil (Y12MF)
    2:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Spots Remaining: 8
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 28
    Youth 12 Women’s Foil (Y12WF)
    3:30pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Spots Remaining: 12
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 24
    Youth 10 Men’s Epee (Y10ME)
    3:30pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Spots Remaining: 3
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 12

    Sunday, April 4

    Youth 14 Men’s Foil (Y14MF)
    8:30am Close of Registration
    Possible B2
    Spots Remaining: 0
    The registration cap has been reached. Join the Waitlist to reserve your spot in line for the next available opening.
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    Entrants 42
    Cadet Men’s Epee (CDTME)
    8:30am Close of Registration
    Possible B2
    Spots Remaining: 0
    The registration cap has been reached. Join the Waitlist to reserve your spot in line for the next available opening.
    Join the Waitlist
    Entrants 36
    Youth 12 Women’s Saber (Y12WS)
    8:30am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Spots Remaining: 23
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 13
    Youth 10 Women’s Epee (Y10WE)
    8:30am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Spots Remaining: 2
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 13
    Cadet Men’s Saber (CDTMS)
    10:00am Close of Registration
    Possible C1
    Spots Remaining: 13
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 23
    Youth 14 Women’s Foil (Y14WF)
    11:30am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Spots Remaining: 13
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 29
    Youth 14 Women’s Epee (Y14WE)
    1:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible C2
    Spots Remaining: 5
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 37
    Youth 12 Men’s Epee (Y12ME)
    1:30pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Spots Remaining: 2
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 34
    Youth 12 Men’s Saber (Y12MS)
    2:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Spots Remaining: 22
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 14

    Monday, April 5

    Youth 10 Men’s Saber (Y10MS)
    8:30am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Spots Remaining: 13
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 2
    Cadet Women’s Foil (CDTWF)
    8:30am Close of Registration
    Possible B1
    Spots Remaining: 14
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 22
    Youth 10 Men’s Foil (Y10MF)
    8:30am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Spots Remaining: 0
    The registration cap has been reached. Join the Waitlist to reserve your spot in line for the next available opening.
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    Entrants 15
    Youth 10 Women’s Foil (Y10WF)
    9:00am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Spots Remaining: 6
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 9
    Cadet Women’s Saber (CDTWS)
    9:00am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Spots Remaining: 25
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 11
    Youth 10 Women’s Saber (Y10WS)
    9:30am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Spots Remaining: 13
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 2
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    The Open Registration period will change on Mar 6, 2021.


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    $50

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    Timeline

    Important dates and upcoming deadlines.
    All times are Pacific Standard Time (PST).


    Registration Opens
    Jan 18, 2021 9:00am PST
    Entry Deadline
    Mar 6, 2021 11:59pm PST
    Late Entry Deadline
    Mar 20, 2021 11:59pm PST
    Classification Change Deadline
    Mar 27, 2021 11:59pm PST
    Tournament Start
    Apr 3, 2021 12:00am PST
    Tournament End
    Apr 5, 2021 12:00am PST