Premier Challenge RYC/RJCC

Venue
Event Center at Valley Forge, 1160 1st Ave, .

Tournament Date
Jan 22 - 23, 2022
Location
King of Prussia, PA
Region
Tournament Details

General Information

Date - January 22- 23 2022

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE SCHEDULE WILL SHOW ONLY DAY SCHEDULE. CLOSE REGISTRATION TIME WILL BE POSTED 3 WEEKS AHEAD OF THE TOURNAMENT.

COVID-19 Guidelines (Subject to Change) - Read Carefully

  • This tournament is subject to NJ state laws and orders regarding COVID-19, including assembly of persons
  • COVID-19 Protocols will be implemented throughout the whole tournament. There will be 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.
  • A temperature check will be taken before you enter the fencing room.
  • Fencers are advised to wash their clothes each day before they come to tournaments. Armorers have the full right to decline checking unwashed or uncleaned equipment.
  • No congregating or gathering in any doorways, hallways, or walkways.
  • Fencers to come to the venue semi-dressed up with knickers, socks and shoes on. No change of clothes in locker or restrooms is permitted.
  • 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.
  • Fencers 17 and under may be accompanied by ONE person; multiple fencers from the same family competing at the same time does not mean an additional spectator. -Fencers 18 and over may not bring an additional person. No additional family or other spectators will be allowed.
  • Everyone in the venue must wear a face mask that covers nose and mouth except when eating and/or drinking. There are no exceptions.
  • No food or drink allowed in the fencing designated area and none will be sold in the venue. You must bring your own food/drink
  • No parents, coaches, or spectators are allowed in the designated fencing area. NO EXCEPTIONS. However, only one coach is allowed to assist a fencer during DE bouts. Coach will stand in a clearly designated area and will be instructed not to step out of this area until the bout ends. Violators will be escorted out of the venue immediately. Fencers, please relay this information to your coach
  • Only fencers are allowed on the fencing floor, and must stay behind the strips all the times, except for the times they are fencing.
  • Fencers are not allowed to touch the scoring machine, weights, shims, remote and scoresheet.
  • Fencers to refrain from shaking hands after bouts.
  • Fencers to refrain from shouting or screaming after scoring a touch.
  • When you have finished fencing in your event, please gather up your belongings quickly and leave the building immediately. You may not stay and socialize
  • Anything left at the end of the day (Lost & Found) will be thrown out. No Exceptions
  • No monitors to display pools or results. Check 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.

Contact Information

Please send any question to hussein@premierfencingclub.com

RYC Guidelines - click here

RCC Guidelines - click here

Age Eligibility

  • 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 CDT NRPS)

Current point standings click here

Tournament Schedule

All times are Close of Check-in Times

Saturday Jan 22nd (TIME IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE)

  • JNRMF
  • Y12WF
  • Y14ME
  • CDTMS
  • Y10MS
  • CDTWE
  • Y10WE
  • Y12MS
  • Y12WS
  • CDTWF
  • Y10WF
  • Y14MF
  • Y12WE
  • JNRME
  • CDTWS
  • Y10WS

Sunday Jan 23rd (TIME IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE)

  • CDTMF
  • Y10MF
  • Y14WF
  • Y12ME
  • JNRWE
  • Y14MS
  • JNRWS
  • Y14WS
  • Y12MF
  • CDTME
  • Y10ME
  • Y14WE
  • JNRWF
  • JNRMS

Check-In

  1. Venue opens 6:30AM each day. We recommend to arrive at least 1 hour before close of check-in.
  2. Proof of current USFencing membership, current FIE license, or foreign federation membership must be presented. If fencer is not a member yet, or membership expired, fencer has to complete and pay for USFencing membership at he door.
  3. Foreign fencers must obtain a "Foreign Fencer" USFencing membership (free of charge). This can be done before arriving to the event to expedite check-in. To be a member in USFencing click here
  4. All fencers have to have USFencing membership card or clearly legible copy to use Auto Check-In feature.
  5. Fencers to present proof of age: Original or copies of birth certificate or passport, unless if USFencing membership card has "Birth year is Verified " is noted on the card.
  6. Fencers must check in everyday they compete.

Awards

  • Medals for top eight finalists in each event
  • Prizes for top four finalists in each event

Our Sponsors

  • Equipment Vendor - Blue Gauntlet Fencing Gear Blue-Gauntlet.com
  • Official Event Merchandiser - Lamsah for T-Shirts & Custom Printing
Event Fee Info

Registration and Event Fees

  • Regular fees until January 7th, 2021 11:59PM PST - Registration $30, Administration $15, and Event fee is $55/event
  • Late fees (Triple) from January 8th until January 14th 11:59PM PST - Registration $90, Administration $45, and Event fee is $165/event
  • Starting January 15th, No Online registration is permitted
  • Walk-In is permitted with Triple Fees

Refund Policy

  • Registration fees and Administration fees are NON-REFUNDABLE
  • Refund requests must be received by January 7th, 2022 11:59PM PST
  • Refund of events fees can be requested by sending email to hussein@premierfencingclub.com
  • Starting January 8th 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 USFencing National Office.
  • NO REFUND will be issued to No Show or Withdraw from events
Officials/Referee Info

Tournament Staff

  • Tournament Organizer - Hussein Tolba
  • Referees Coordinator - Hussein Tolba
  • Head Referee - Mary Frye
  • Bout Committee Chair - Rasha Abdellatif

    If you are interested to ref please send email to Hussein Tolba - hussein@premierfencingclub.com

Transportation Details

Airports

  • Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) 26 miles
  • Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) 90 miles

Host Hotel

Valley Forge Resort 1160 1st Ave, King of Prussia, PA 19406 - Tel : (610) 354-8118

  • Free parking
  • Connected to the venue. All in one location without the need to go outside
  • Food court 24X7 on 2nd floor
  • Free high-speed internet
  • Gym/fitness
  • Outdoor pool, and hot tub

When Calling, be ready with:

  • Arrival and Departure dates
  • Room preference (King, Double) Based on availability
  • Hotel Tower “Valley Tower”
  • First & Last Name, address, phone number and email address
  • Credit card type, number and expiration date to be used for payment
  • Number of guests

Rate is $139/night + tax for 1 King or 2 Queen. Cutoff Date and Group Block Code will be shared soon

My Registrations

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


Tournament Menu

    Contested Events

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    Saturday, January 22

    Youth 14 Men’s Epee (Y14ME)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Entrants 0
    0 Official Competitors
    Cadet Women’s Epee (CDTWE)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Entrants 2
    2 Official Competitors
    Youth 12 Women’s Foil (Y12WF)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Entrants 2
    2 Official Competitors
    Junior Men’s Foil (JNRMF)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Entrants 4
    4 Official Competitors
    Youth 10 Men’s Saber (Y10MS)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Entrants 0
    0 Official Competitors
    Cadet Men’s Saber (CDTMS)
    9:00am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Entrants 6
    6 Official Competitors
    Youth 12 Women’s Saber (Y12WS)
    12:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Entrants 0
    0 Official Competitors
    Youth 10 Women’s Foil (Y10WF)
    12:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Entrants 1
    1 Official Competitors
    Youth 10 Women’s Epee (Y10WE)
    12:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Entrants 0
    0 Official Competitors
    Youth 12 Men’s Saber (Y12MS)
    12:30pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Entrants 2
    2 Official Competitors
    Youth 14 Men’s Foil (Y14MF)
    1:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Entrants 3
    3 Official Competitors
    Cadet Women’s Saber (CDTWS)
    4:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Entrants 0
    0 Official Competitors
    Cadet Women’s Foil (CDTWF)
    4:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Entrants 1
    1 Official Competitors
    Junior Men’s Epee (JNRME)
    4:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Entrants 0
    0 Official Competitors
    Youth 10 Women’s Saber (Y10WS)
    4:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Entrants 0
    0 Official Competitors
    Youth 12 Women’s Epee (Y12WE)
    4:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Entrants 1
    1 Official Competitors

    Sunday, January 23

    Youth 10 Men’s Foil (Y10MF)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Entrants 0
    0 Official Competitors
    Youth 12 Men’s Epee (Y12ME)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Entrants 0
    0 Official Competitors
    Junior Women’s Saber (JNRWS)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Entrants 1
    1 Official Competitors
    Cadet Men’s Foil (CDTMF)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Entrants 5
    5 Official Competitors
    Youth 14 Women’s Foil (Y14WF)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Entrants 1
    1 Official Competitors
    Youth 12 Men’s Foil (Y12MF)
    12:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Entrants 2
    2 Official Competitors
    Junior Women’s Epee (JNRWE)
    12:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Entrants 2
    2 Official Competitors
    Youth 14 Women’s Saber (Y14WS)
    12:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Entrants 2
    2 Official Competitors
    Youth 14 Men’s Saber (Y14MS)
    12:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Entrants 5
    5 Official Competitors
    Cadet Men’s Epee (CDTME)
    2:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Entrants 0
    0 Official Competitors
    Youth 10 Men’s Epee (Y10ME)
    4:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Entrants 0
    0 Official Competitors
    Junior Women’s Foil (JNRWF)
    4:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Entrants 1
    1 Official Competitors
    Junior Men’s Saber (JNRMS)
    4:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Entrants 3
    3 Official Competitors
    Youth 14 Women’s Epee (Y14WE)
    4:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Entrants 2
    2 Official Competitors
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    The Open Registration period will change on Jan 7, 2022.


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    $55

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    Timeline

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


    Registration Opens
    Aug 1, 2021 9:00am PST
    Entry Deadline
    Jan 7, 2022 11:59pm PST
    Late Entry Deadline
    Jan 14, 2022 11:59pm PST
    Tournament Start
    Jan 22, 2022 12:00am PST
    Tournament End
    Jan 23, 2022 12:00am PST