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

Welcome to the PREMIER CHALLENGE - RYC/RJCC

Regular Fees Deadlines Extended to 1/14/2022 11:59PM PST

Valley Forge Event Center, King of Prussia, PA - 54,500 Sq Ft Venue - 33 Strips

Important Minor Policy (Read Carefully)

No child under 14 may be left unattended at the hotel or at the Event Center. Violators will be cited and may be evicted from the entire building. Thank you for your cooperation

ALL EVENTS ARE CAPPED

The Venue

  • Event Center at Valley Forge 54,500 Sq Ft with 33 grounded strips
  • Special setup for Final Strip with Video Replay
  • 1160 1st Ave, King of Prussia, PA 19406
  • Separate entrance for the Event Space
  • Fully No-Smoking Host Hotel connected to the Event Center
  • Food Court on 2nd floor
  • 1600 free parking spots
  • Around the clock cleaning and disinfecting routines throughout the whole venue
  • Five minutes away from the famous King Of Prussia Mall

We promise

  • Start all events on time within few minutes after close registration
  • No delay before and between rounds and no flighted events
  • Highly skilled Bout Committee staff and highly ranked & licensed National and International referees

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

  • This tournament is subject to state laws and orders regarding COVID-19
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Everyone in the venue must wear a face mask that covers nose and mouth except when eating and/or drinking. There are no exceptions. If you are unable to wear a face mask stay home.
  • Face Shield is not a replacement to face mask.
  • No parents, coaches, or spectators are allowed in the designated fencing area (Fencing Pods). 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
  • Fencers to refrain from shaking hands after bouts
  • 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
  • No medal ceremony. Top 8 to receive their medals from Bout Committee on their way out.
  • 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

Tournament Guidelines

RYC Guidelines - click here

RJCC 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 CADET NRPS)

Current point standings click here

Tournament Schedule

  • 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 will be any change in start times
  • Capping of events is subject to change to maintain reasonable number of attendees throughout the whole day

Schedule IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE

Saturday Jan 22nd

  • 8:00 AM JNRMF
  • 8:00 AM Y14ME
  • 8:00 AM Y10MS
  • 8:00 AM Y12WF
  • 8:00 AM CDTWE
  • 9:00 AM CDTMS [New Time - Previous time was 10:00 AM]
  • 12:00 PM Y14MF
  • 12:00 PM Y12MS
  • 12:00 PM Y10WF
  • 12:00 PM Y10WE
  • 1:00 PM Y12WS [New Time - Previous time was 12:00 PM]
  • 2:00 PM JNRME [New Time - Previous time was 4:00 PM]
  • 2:00 PM Y12WE [New Time - Previous time was 4:00 PM]
  • 3:00 PM CDTWS [New Time - Previous time was 2:00 PM]
  • 4:00 PM CDTWF
  • 4:00 PM Y10WS

Sunday Jan 23rd

  • 8:00 AM CDTMF
  • 8:00 AM Y10MF
  • 8:00 AM Y12ME
  • 8:00 AM Y14WF
  • 8:00 AM JNRWS
  • 11:00 AM Y14MS [New Time - Previous time was 12:00 PM]
  • 12:00 PM Y10ME [New Time - Previous time was 4:00 PM]
  • 12:00 PM JNRWE
  • 12:00 PM Y14WS
  • 1:00 PM Y12MF [New Time - Previous time was 12:00 PM]
  • 1:00 PM JNRWF [New Time - Previous time was 4:00 PM]
  • 2:00 PM CDTME [New Time - Previous time was 1:00 PM]
  • 2:00 PM JNRMS [New Time - Previous time was 4:00 PM]
  • 3:00 PM Y14WE [New Time - Previous time was 4:00 PM]

Check-In

  1. Venue opens 6:30AM each day. We recommend arriving at least 1 hour before close of check-in.
  2. Proof of current USA Fencing 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 USA Fencing membership at he door.
  3. All fencers must have USA Fencing membership card or clearly legible copy to use Auto Check-In feature.
  4. Fencers to present proof of age: Original or copies of birth certificate or passport, unless if USA Fencing membership card has "Birth year is Verified " is noted on the card.
  5. Fencers must check in everyday they compete.

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 19th 11:59PM PST - Registration $90, Administration $15, and Event fee is $165/event
  • Starting January 19th, 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 info@premierfencingclub.com
  • Starting January 8th NO REFUND, NO EXCEPTION for any reason
  • Refunds are processed by USFencing National Office and will be paid to the original credit card used at the time of signup.
  • NO REFUND will be issued to No Show or Withdraw from events
Officials/Referee Info

Tournament Staff

  • Tournament Organizer - Abdel Aziz
  • Referees Coordinator - Hisham Abdelaziz
  • Head Referee - Mary Frye
  • Bout Committee Chair Daniel Berke
  • Head Armorer - Stuart Whiteside

    If you are interested to ref please send email to Hisham Abdelaziz - hisham.abdelaziz92@gmail.com

Transportation Details

Airports

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

Host Hotel

Valley Forge Resort (Connected) 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

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. To book online click here

Overflow Hotel

Tru by Hilton Audubon Valley Forge (2.8 miles from the venue); 825 Forge Ave, Audubon, PA 19403 - Tel : 484.231.8722

  • Free parking
  • Free high-speed internet
  • Free hot breakfast
  • Gym/fitness
  • Indoor pool

To book online click here or call the hotel with group code "PFC" Rate is $105/night + tax for 2 Queen. Cutoff Date 1/7/2022

My Registrations

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


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    Saturday, January 22

    Youth 14 Men’s Epee (Y14ME)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible B1
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Results 16 Entrants 18
    18 Official Competitors
    30 Open Spots
    Cadet Women’s Epee (CDTWE)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Results 4 Entrants 6
    6 Official Competitors
    50 Open Spots
    Junior Men’s Foil (JNRMF)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible B1
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Results 18 Entrants 21
    21 Official Competitors
    56 Open Spots
    Youth 12 Women’s Foil (Y12WF)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Results 15 Entrants 17
    17 Official Competitors
    11 Open Spots
    Youth 10 Men’s Saber (Y10MS)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Results 2 Entrants 2
    2 Official Competitors
    16 Open Spots
    Cadet Men’s Saber (CDTMS)
    9:00am Close of Registration
    Possible C2
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Results 22 Entrants 27
    27 Official Competitors
    50 Open Spots
    Youth 14 Men’s Foil (Y14MF)
    12:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible C2
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Results 33 Entrants 34
    34 Official Competitors
    22 Open Spots
    Youth 12 Men’s Saber (Y12MS)
    12:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Results 14 Entrants 16
    16 Official Competitors
    20 Open Spots
    Youth 10 Women’s Epee (Y10WE)
    12:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Results 6 Entrants 7
    7 Official Competitors
    11 Open Spots
    Youth 10 Women’s Foil (Y10WF)
    12:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Results 10 Entrants 11
    11 Official Competitors
    14 Open Spots
    Youth 12 Women’s Saber (Y12WS)
    1:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Results 8 Entrants 9
    9 Official Competitors
    27 Open Spots
    Junior Men’s Epee (JNRME)
    2:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible A2
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Results 30 Entrants 31
    31 Official Competitors
    46 Open Spots
    Youth 12 Women’s Epee (Y12WE)
    2:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Results 10 Entrants 11
    11 Official Competitors
    25 Open Spots
    Cadet Women’s Saber (CDTWS)
    3:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Results 16 Entrants 16
    16 Official Competitors
    26 Open Spots
    Youth 10 Women’s Saber (Y10WS)
    4:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Results 7 Entrants 8
    8 Official Competitors
    17 Open Spots
    Cadet Women’s Foil (CDTWF)
    4:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible C2
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Results 44 Entrants 45
    45 Official Competitors
    18 Open Spots

    Sunday, January 23

    Youth 10 Men’s Foil (Y10MF)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Results 15 Entrants 15
    15 Official Competitors
    21 Open Spots
    Youth 12 Men’s Epee (Y12ME)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Results 3 Entrants 4
    4 Official Competitors
    21 Open Spots
    Junior Women’s Saber (JNRWS)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible E1
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Results 5 Entrants 8
    8 Official Competitors
    48 Open Spots
    Cadet Men’s Foil (CDTMF)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible B2
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Results 33 Entrants 39
    39 Official Competitors
    38 Open Spots
    Youth 14 Women’s Foil (Y14WF)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible C2
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Results 24 Entrants 27
    27 Official Competitors
    29 Open Spots
    Youth 14 Men’s Saber (Y14MS)
    11:00am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Results 19 Entrants 23
    23 Official Competitors
    33 Open Spots
    Youth 10 Men’s Epee (Y10ME)
    12:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Results 1 Entrants 1
    1 Official Competitors
    17 Open Spots
    Youth 14 Women’s Saber (Y14WS)
    12:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Results 24 Entrants 26
    26 Official Competitors
    30 Open Spots
    Junior Women’s Epee (JNRWE)
    12:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible E1
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Results 9 Entrants 12
    12 Official Competitors
    44 Open Spots
    Youth 12 Men’s Foil (Y12MF)
    1:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Results 25 Entrants 28
    28 Official Competitors
    28 Open Spots
    Junior Women’s Foil (JNRWF)
    1:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible C2
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Results 32 Entrants 35
    35 Official Competitors
    28 Open Spots
    Junior Men’s Saber (JNRMS)
    2:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible B2
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Results 21 Entrants 26
    26 Official Competitors
    30 Open Spots
    Cadet Men’s Epee (CDTME)
    2:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Results 10 Entrants 12
    12 Official Competitors
    65 Open Spots
    Youth 14 Women’s Epee (Y14WE)
    3:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Results 14 Entrants 15
    15 Official Competitors
    21 Open Spots
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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 14, 2022 11:59pm PST
    Late Entry Deadline
    Jan 21, 2022 11:59pm PST
    Tournament Start
    Jan 22, 2022 12:00am PST
    Tournament End
    Jan 23, 2022 12:00am PST