The Venue Richmond Convention Center - Hall D 403 N 3rd Street; Richmond, VA 23219 (41,000 sqft with 26 grounded strips)
COVID19 Guidelines (Subject to Change) - Please Read Carefully All ATTENDEES age 12 and older must be fully and demonstrably vaccinated against COVID-19. This vaccination requirement applies to participants, coaches, officials and spectators. You will need to show proof of vaccination to be allowed into the venue - each day.
For those under the age of 12: as the COVID-19 vaccine was recently given emergency use authorization by the FDA for individuals age five through 11, we will accept a negative COVID19 test (PCR and Rapid) from a 3rd party service provider as long as the test result paperwork is dated no more than 72 hours from event registration close FOR THOSE UNDER THE AGE OF 12 ONLY WHO ARE NOT VACCINATED.
Medical and religious exemptions will be permitted only if they have been previously approved by USA Fencing. Proof of approval will be required at entrance of venue in order to be allowed in venue. No Exceptions. All competitors and spectators with an approved medical/religious exemption will still be required to have a negative PCR/Rapid test result from a 3rd party service provider as long as the test result paperwork is dated no more than 72 hours from event registration close.
This tournament is also subject to state laws and orders regarding COVID-19, including assembly of persons.
COVID-19 Protocols will be implemented throughout the whole tournament.
NO EXCEPTIONS. IF YOU CAN'T COMPLY, DO NOT REGISTER.
If the tournament is cancelled due to COVID-19 concerns or by the order of USA Fencing, a full refund will be issued to all fencers except for admin fees.
Chairs will be placed on the floor in designated locations to allow for social distancing. Any violators will be escorted out of the building. No personal chairs or alternative seating options are allowed on the floor. No congregating or gathering in any doorways, hallways, or walkways.
All events will be capped, and entry is on a first-come first-served basis - NO EXCEPTIONS.
Once the tournament has filled to the capped amount, a wait list will begin. When an athlete withdraws from the event the next person on the wait list will then have 48 hours to officially register for the event and pay event fees.
Everyone in the venue must wear a face mask that covers nose and mouth except when eating and/or drinking. There are no exceptions. Face Shield is not a replacement to face mask. Failure to adhere to this requirement will result in an official warning. A second failure to comply will result in an immediate BLACK CARD.
Fencers are not allowed to touch the scoring machine, weights, shims, remote and scoresheet. Fencers are not required to sign the score sheet or DE slips. They can check the results at www.fencingtimelive.com and report any error to the Bout Committee
Fencers should refrain from shaking hands after bouts
When you have finished fencing in your event, we ask that you consider gathering up your belongings quickly and leave the venue.
Unfortunately there will be no medal ceremonies. Top 8 to receive their medals near Bout Committee and can pose for pictures with their Teammates or coaches socially distant of course.
Live tournament results and tournament progress at www.fencingtimelive.com
There may be additional instructions related to COVID-19 safety measures. We will keep this webpage updated and we will send a mass email to all participants with all instructions prior to the tournament.
Age Eligibility Chart
Y10 = 2011-2014
Y12 = 2009-2012 (or on Y10 NRPS)
Y14 = 2007-2010 (or on Y12 NRPS)
CADET = 2005-2008 (or on Y14 NRPS)
JUNIOR = 2002 - 2008 (or on CADET NRPS)
Current Point Standings: HERE
All times are Close of Check-In
Start time of events are subject to change to maintain load balancing. We will notify all fencers if there are any change in start times
Capping of events is subject to change to maintain reasonable number of attendees throughout the whole day
Daily Schedule (SUBJECT TO CHANGE)
Saturday, February 12
Sunday, February 13
Day of Check-In Venue will open 6:30AM Saturday and Sunday. Plan on arriving 1 hour before close of check-in.
Proof of current USA Fencing membership, current FIE license, or foreign federation membership must be presented. All fencers must have a USA Fencing membership card or a clearly legible copy to use the Auto Check-In feature.
Fencers must check in everyday they compete.
Sponsored/organized by the Richmond Fencing Club, and we are so proud to have Absolute Fencing as our equipment provider and vendor for this event!
Regular Fees through Tuesday, February 1st, 2022 @ 11:59 PM PST Registration Fee $35, Administration Fee $5 Event fee is $55/event
Late (Triple) Fees from February 2nd, 2022 until February 9th, 2022 @ 11:59 PM PST Registration Fee $105, Administration Fee $15 Event Fee is $165/event
On February 10th, 2022, there will be no more Online registration (Please email organizer with questions regarding registration @ triple fees once event is closed. No guarantees!) Walk-In are 100% NOT permitted
Refund Policy Registration fees and Administration fees are NON-REFUNDABLE Refund requests must be received by February 5th, 2022 @ 11:59 PM PST Refund of event(s) fees may be requested by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org Beginning February 6th, 2022, there will be no refunds for any reason. Refunds will be processed after the refund request is received by USA Fencing. Fencers who do not show up to an event, or Withdrawal from an event are not entitled to a refund.
Tournament Organizer: Cyndi Lucente, Richmond Fencing Club Bout Committee Chair: Richard Weiss Head Referee: Sean Shumate Head Armorer: Joe Moore
For those who have interest in working this event, please reach out to Sean Shumate @ email@example.com. Thank you.
Host Hotel for Officials is the Hilton Downtown Richmond @ 501 East Broad Street, Richmond, Virginia 23219
The closest airport to the Venue is the Richmond International Airport and is about 10 miles away.
Amtrak also has a major station in downtown Richmond.
There are still a small block of rooms available at the Hilton Downtown (501 East Broad Street) until 2/10/22! Please use the following link to book at special pricing of $199: https://bit.ly/RICHMONDFC2022
Your current registrations for this tournament are listed here along with their status.
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Saturday, February 12
Sunday, February 13
USA Fencing regional events follow the codes of conduct set by USA Fencing. Please carefully read the codes of conduct for spectators, coaches and members.
USA Fencing regional events follow the SafeSport and Minor Athlete Abuse Prevention Policies as approved by the U.S. Center for SafeSport.
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Important dates and upcoming deadlines.
All times are Pacific Standard Time (PST).