Come to magical Orlando “the City Beautiful”, participate in our Region 6 RYC (Regional Youth Circuit), RJCC (Regional Junior and Cadet Circuit) and qualify for the 2021 USFA Summer Nationals.
All 3 weapons SABRE, FOIL & EPEE
Y-10, Y-12, Y-14, Cadet & Junior.
We recommend all fencers that compete early on Saturday to come to early equipment check on Friday Jan 22nd from 6 pm to 7:30 pm. We will check Mask, Glove, Lame and body cords.
Organized by Sword Masters Club & Fencing Academy in Orlando.
AGE GROUP DETAILS Youth-10 (must be born between 20010 and 2013) Youth-12 (must be born between 2008 and 2011 or on the Youth-10 NRP list) Youth-14 (must be born between 2006 and 2009 or on the Youth-12 NRP list) Junior (must be born between 2001 and 2007 or on the Cadet NRP list)
All times are Close of Check-in Times
Saturday January 23rd
Sunday January 24th
(Region 6 includes the following states: FL, MS, AL, GA, SC, NC, TN, DC, VA, MD, DE, WV).
All events will be fenced as a single round of pools, followed by straight direct-elimination.
Events with fewer than 4 fencers of one gender may be fenced mixed. Mixed events will award regional points based on overall placement.
Medals will be awarded to the top 8 finishers in each event. Trophies will be also awarded for the first place in each event.
At Sword Masters we appreciate the fencing community that has put their trust in us not only deliver an incredible fencing experience, but to do so in a way that’s safe for them and their families.
I want to take this opportunity to share with you how Sword Masters is committed to safely operating the Orlando Challenge at one of the largest sport venues of it’s kind in America.
Over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic Sword Masters Club has worked diligently alongside health experts, sports industry leaders, government officials and fellow fencers, coaches and referees to make our already strict health, safety and cleanliness standards even stronger. We have developed a comprehensive, state of the art plan for everyone participating in the Orlando Challenge to follow and are committed to keeping you informed of the steps we’re taking to keep you safe. Without question, we want to provide our fencers with incredible and inspirational experiences; but we also want you safe when you’re here. This tournament is subject to Florida state laws and orders regarding COVID-19. We will adhere to such laws as they apply with changing circumstances. To such a purpose we are taking every step to keep everyone safe and have developed some Covid-19 guidelines, requirements and protocols. We ask that you read these carefully.
Private viewing rooms A limited number of private, exclusive viewing rooms on the tournament floor will be available for hourly rental for one family at a time. These include a window with a view to the event, a flat screen TV which will be broadcasting the event and has a private refrigerator and couch per room. The ultimate experience of comfort and safety. Please inquire about pricing and availability at email@example.com and reserve your private room.
Cleaning & Sanitation To protect the health and safety of our guests sanitization of the building was done with a fogging system. The entire building, chairs, backboards, rims, nets, and common areas have been disinfected. This process will be repeated before the Orlando Challenge.
Sick Policies We kindly ask you to stay home if you are feeling sick.
COVID-19 Training Everyone working at the Orlando Challenge will receive COVID-19 specific training to cover all operating procedures. The training will include the most current guidance from the CDC and other health advisors.
Enhanced cleaning protocols will be implemented at arrival areas and for high-contact surfaces. We are implementing contactless registration and facial recognition systems to keep you safe.
Live tournament results and tournament progress will be posted on www.fencingtimelive.com
Given the size of our venue and the quality of organization of the Orlando Challenge we know this will be a safe, joyful and organized tournament that promises to be memorable for fencers and their families.
Of course, Covid-19 is a situation that’s changing all the time - we will continue to monitor the latest information from health experts, local, state and federal authorities and USFA and make the necessary changes to keep you safe and informed.
We look forward to serving you at the Orlando Challenge, the happiest (and the safest) tournament on Earth!
Up to Dec 22nd, 100% of the event fee will be refunded if the organizer (firstname.lastname@example.org) is contacted with a refund request.
After January 1st, there will be no refunds of the event fee.
If the tournament is cancelled due to COVID-19 concerns, by the county, city or state or by the order of USA Fencing, a full refund will be issued to all fencers, except for admin fees.
Registration and admin fees are non-refundable.
Group Hotel Discounted Rate for tournament participants
Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Leesburg/Mt Dora. 9700 US 441, Leesburg, Florida 34788
Click on the following link to book your HOTEL group rate for The Orlando Challenge RYC-RJCC 23-24 Jan 2021
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Saturday, January 23
Sunday, January 24
The Open Registration period will change on Dec 31, 2020.
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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All times are Pacific Standard Time (PST).