If you cannot comply with all of the rules and guidelines, do not register for this tournament.
The Regional Junior Cadet Circuit (RJCC) is designed to promote and develop strong regional tournaments for Junior/Cadet aged fencers who seeks competitive opportunities beyond the local and division levels but below the NAC Junior/Cadet levels.
For point standings calculation information please refer the Athlete Handbook
The Bout Committee must use the current rating and points information found on the USFA website for seeding purposes. Please verify that your rating and points standing are correct with the USFA, and contact the National Office to resolve any discrepancies prior to the tournament.
Fencers competing must be current competitive members of the US Fencing Association, registered with the USFA. To become a member or renew your membership, please visit Link
Please note that all memberships expire on July 31st, so if you have not renewed since July 31st you are not a current member. If you do not have a membership at check-in, you will be required to sign up for one on the day of the tournament.
Your USFA membership card with BARCODE will be checked during check-in, so please make sure you have it with you!
Fencers must follow the age and classification restrictions set forth by the USFA. These restrictions can be found here: Link
All USA Fencing uniform requirements apply. This includes the mandatory use of knickers, long socks, and underarm protectors. Names are NOT required to be on the uniform.
The Armory Equipment Check will test the mask, lame (as appropriate), saber cuffs, head cords, and body cords.
Items that have passed inspection will be specially marked, and directors will be checking for these marks prior to the start of fencing. Full Armory Equipment Check is required for all competitors, with no exceptions. Fencers only need to have their equipment passed once for the duration of the Tournament.
PLEASE NOTE: Due to the number of Registrations, the schedule may be adjusted.
We are following all National, State, and local COVID-19 guidelines. There will be no exceptions to COVID-19 safety protocols implemented throughout the tournament.
Changes to the COVID-19 protocols and the tournament may be changed at any time to ensure the safety of all.
Face Masks Face masks covering the nose and mouth are required for all sanctioned tournaments and must be worn at all times in the venue.
Check-In: Check-in for our tournaments will be performed inside the front entrance of the club. Hand sanitizer will be available at the check-in desk. The competitors will check in via FencingTime kiosk software. Fencers will need a current USA Fencing Membership Card (Printed or via Cell Phone).
FENCING BAGS Please limit the amount of equipment you bring to the tournament. Strip bags/small bags you can carry with you are recommended to limit the contact between fencers.
All Fencers must come dressed in freshly washed Fencing Uniforms (i.e. fencing pants (breeches), plastron, jacket, chest protector- if using). Changing rooms will not be available.
Coaches and ONE parent will be allowed into the venue.
No shaking hands or touching hands/hugging after bouts. Fencers will be required to Salute and clap blades at the end of the bout.
Athletes shall refrain from shouting and/or screaming after scoring a touch. During the fencing, fencers will receive yellow/red cards for this behavior based upon the “disturbing order” rule.
No signing score sheets, fencers will visually inspect and approve score sheets.
Maintain social distancing inside the venue, except while actively fencing on the strip.
Pool and Strip Assignments will be posted ONLINE to avoid congregation. Wifi will be available so you can follow the live results. Fencing Time Live
All who wish to enter TFC will be required to show proof of Vaccinations (must have both Doses + 14 days) or a Negative PCR COVID Test within 72 hours of your event. If you are fully Vaccinated - There is no need for the COVID Test. Digital versions will be accepted.
Venue Information: The event will be held at: The Fencing Center, 1290 South 1st Street, San Jose, CA 95110
For directions, visit Link
Equipment Sales: Alliance Fencing Equipment will be available for purchase.
Food: We will have healthy snacks available for purchase.
Registration fees will not be refunded. After the closing of Registration (1 week before the event) NO REFUNDS WILL BE GRANTED for Event Fees.
During the Open Registration Period, 100% of the event fee will be refunded if the bout committee is contacted (Heath Winer) with a refund request, Please include Fencer's Name, USA Fencing Number, and Event Names.
Refunds will be processed 4 to 6 weeks after the tournament.
Fees are set and exceptions cannot be made. Please make your registrations early to avoid complications.
If you are available to Referee please contact the Hiring Referee: Click Here to Contact Justin Meehan.
Head Referee: TBD
We have VERY LIMITED Parking spaces at our Venue and we have arranged for overflow parking at the (Sun Garden Shopping Center (a quick 6 min walk)).
Please Note: There is no street parking on South 1st Street. You will be ticketed!!!
PLEASE BE KIND TO OUR NEIGHBORS!!!! DO NOT BLOCK DRIVEWAYS on Hollywood Avenue. This is the street where they live, would you want someone to take up al of your parking?
The nearest airport is San Jose Int'l Airport (SJC).
Recommended Hotel: Convention Center Inn and Suites 475 S 2nd St, San Jose, CA 95113-2710 Call for Reservations: 408-295-5558
Mention: The Fencing Center for $95.00/night Single Bed or $149.00/Night Double Bed Special Pricing
Other Nearby Hotels:
Distance to Airport: San Jose International Airport (SJC) - 4.8 miles San Francisco International Airport (SFO) ~ 37 miles Oakland International Airport (OAK) - 46 miles
Distance to Venue: 1.2 Miles
Hotel Elan 1215 S. First Street, San Jose, California 95110 866-573-4235
Distance to Airport: San Jose International Airport (SJC) - 5 miles San Francisco International Airport (SFO) ~ 30 miles Oakland International Airport (OAK) - 33 miles
Distance to Venue: 450 ft.
San Jose Marriott 301 South Market Street, San Jose, CA 95113 408-280-1300
Distance to Airport: San Jose International Airport (SJC) - 4.5 miles San Francisco International Airport (SFO) ~ 44 miles Oakland International Airport (OAK) - 37 miles
Distance to Venue: 1.6 Miles
Four Points by Sheraton San Jose Downtown 211 S First Street, San Jose, CA, 95113 United States 866-539-9234
Distance to Airport: San Jose International Airport (SJC) - 3.4 miles San Francisco International Airport (SFO) ~ 45 miles Oakland International Airport (OAK) - 40 miles
Distance to Venue: 1.2 Miles
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Saturday, December 4
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