Star Cup RYC/RCC

Venue
Beaver Country Day School - Arts and Athletic Center, 791 Hammond Street

Tournament Date
Nov 6 - 7, 2021
Location
Chestnut Hill, MA
Region
Tournament Details

Welcome to the Star Fencing Cup

Hotel Block Extended until October 22

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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

The Venue

  • Beaver Country Day School - Arts and Athletic Center, 791 Hammond Street, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467
  • 39,000 SQ FT State of the art facility
  • Plenty of parking space
  • Around the clock cleaning and disinfecting routines throughout the whole venue
  • Designated area for fencing bags

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

  • This tournament is subject to Massachusetts 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.
  • 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 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 during Pool round. 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 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 are not required to sign the score sheet or DE slips. They can check the results at www.fencingtimelive.com instead and report any error to the Bout Committee
  • 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. However, - 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 starfencingcup@gmail.com

FIE Referees and highly rated USA Fencing referees

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)

Current point standings click here

Tournament Guidelines

RYC Guidelines - click here

RCC Guidelines - click here

Tournament Schedule (Subject to Change)

  • 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 days

Saturday November 6th

  • 08:00 AM - CMF
  • 08:00 AM - CWE
  • 08:00 AM - CWS [NEW TIME - moved from 10:30 am]
  • 12:00 PM- Y12 MF
  • 12:00 PM - Y10 ME
  • 12:00 PM - Y14 MS [NEW TIME - moved from 8:00 am]
  • 12:00 PM - Y10 WF
  • 12:00 PM - Y12 WE
  • 04:00 PM - Y14 ME
  • 04:00 PM - Y10 MS
  • 04:00 PM - Y14 WF
  • 04:00 PM - Y12 WS [NEW TIME - moved from 2:30 pm]

Sunday November 7th

  • 08:00 AM - CME
  • 08:00 AM - CMS
  • 08:00 AM - CWF
  • 12:00 PM - Y10 MF
  • 12:00 PM - Y12 ME
  • 12:00 PM - Y12 MS [NEW TIME - moved from 10:30 am]
  • 12:00 PM - Y12 WF
  • 12:00 PM - Y10 WE
  • 02:30 PM - Y14 WS
  • 04:00 PM - Y14 MF
  • 04:00 PM - Y14 WE
  • 04:00 PM - Y10 WS

Check-In

  1. Venue opens 6:30AM Saturday and Sunday. We recommend arriving at least 1 hour before close of check-in.
  2. Proof of current USA Fencing membership. If a fencer is not a member yet, or membership has expired, the fencer has to complete and pay for USA Fencing membership at the door.
  3. To become a member of USA Fencing click here
  4. All fencers must have a USA Fencing membership card or a clearly legible copy to use the Auto Check-In feature.
  5. Fencers to present proof of age: Original or copies of birth certificate, passport or driver's license, unless if the USA Fencing membership card has "Birth year is Verified " is noted on the card.
  6. Fencers must check in everyday they compete.

Our Sponsors

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

Registration and Event Fees

  • Regular fees until Monday October 18th, 2021 11:59 PM PDT - Registration $35, Administration $5, and Event fee is $55/event
  • Late fees (Triple) from October 19th until November 1st 11:59 PM PDT - Registration $105, Administration $15, and Event fee is $165/event
  • Starting November 2nd, 2021, No Online registration is permitted
  • Walk-In is permitted if cap not reached

Refund Policy

  • Registration fees and Administration fees are NON-REFUNDABLE
  • Refund requests must be received by Friday October 22nd, 2021 11:59 PM PDT
  • Refund of events fees can be requested by sending email to starfencingcup@gmail.com
  • Starting October 23rd, 2021 NO REFUND, NO EXCEPTION for any reason
  • Refunds are processed a few days after the refund request is received and will be processed by USA Fencing National Office.
  • NO REFUND will be issued to No Show or Withdraw from events
Officials/Referee Info

Tournament Staff

  • Tournament Organizer - Tamer Tahoun & Abdel Aziz
  • Referees Coordinator - Hisham Abdelaziz
  • Head Referee - Abdel Aziz
  • Bout Committee Chair - Meredith Delgado
  • Head Armory - David Blake

    If you are interested in working as a referee in this event, please send an email to Hisham Abdelaziz hisham.abdelaziz92@gmail.com

Transportation Details

Airports

  • Boston Logan International Airport - 12 miles

Host Hotel

Sheraton Boston Needham Hotel

100 Cabot Street, Needham, MA 02494, Tel: (781) 444-1110

  • Parking $12 daily
  • Free high-speed internet
  • Gym/fitness
  • 4.6 miles from the venue

Rate is $159/night + tax for 1 King or 2 Queen. To utilize our rate either call the hotel and mention Group Rate "Star Cup" or or click here to book online. Cutoff Date extended to October 22

My Registrations

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


Tournament Menu

    Contested Events

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    Saturday, November 6

    Cadet Women’s Saber (CDTWS)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible B2
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 28
    28 Official Competitors
    7 Open Spots
    Cadet Women’s Epee (CDTWE)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible C1
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 24
    24 Official Competitors
    4 Open Spots
    Cadet Men’s Foil (CDTMF)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible A2
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 64
    64 Official Competitors
    5 Open Spots
    Youth 14 Men’s Saber (Y14MS)
    12:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 40
    40 Official Competitors
    2 Open Spots
    Youth 12 Men’s Foil (Y12MF)
    12:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 31
    31 Official Competitors
    25 Open Spots
    Youth 10 Men’s Epee (Y10ME)
    12:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 10
    10 Official Competitors
    15 Open Spots
    Youth 10 Women’s Foil (Y10WF)
    12:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 7
    7 Official Competitors
    14 Open Spots
    Youth 12 Women’s Epee (Y12WE)
    12:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 18
    18 Official Competitors
    17 Open Spots
    Youth 14 Women’s Foil (Y14WF)
    4:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible C2
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 30
    30 Official Competitors
    5 Open Spots
    Youth 10 Men’s Saber (Y10MS)
    4:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 8
    8 Official Competitors
    20 Open Spots
    Youth 12 Women’s Saber (Y12WS)
    4:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 23
    23 Official Competitors
    12 Open Spots
    Youth 14 Men’s Epee (Y14ME)
    4:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 36
    36 Official Competitors
    20 Open Spots

    Sunday, November 7

    Cadet Women’s Foil (CDTWF)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible B2
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 30
    30 Official Competitors
    5 Open Spots
    Cadet Men’s Epee (CDTME)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible A2
    The registration cap has been reached. Join the Waitlist to reserve your spot in line for the next available opening.
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    Entrants 49
    49 Official Competitors
    0 Open Spots
    Cadet Men’s Saber (CDTMS)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible C2
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 50
    50 Official Competitors
    6 Open Spots
    Youth 12 Men’s Saber (Y12MS)
    12:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 29
    29 Official Competitors
    20 Open Spots
    Youth 10 Men’s Foil (Y10MF)
    12:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 15
    15 Official Competitors
    20 Open Spots
    Youth 12 Men’s Epee (Y12ME)
    12:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 14
    14 Official Competitors
    28 Open Spots
    Youth 12 Women’s Foil (Y12WF)
    12:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 21
    21 Official Competitors
    14 Open Spots
    Youth 10 Women’s Epee (Y10WE)
    12:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 8
    8 Official Competitors
    20 Open Spots
    Youth 14 Women’s Saber (Y14WS)
    2:30pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 32
    32 Official Competitors
    3 Open Spots
    Youth 10 Women’s Saber (Y10WS)
    4:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 13
    13 Official Competitors
    15 Open Spots
    Youth 14 Women’s Epee (Y14WE)
    4:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible C2
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 27
    27 Official Competitors
    8 Open Spots
    Youth 14 Men’s Foil (Y14MF)
    4:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible B2
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 51
    51 Official Competitors
    26 Open Spots
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    Timeline

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


    Registration Opens
    Jun 1, 2021 9:00am PST
    Entry Deadline
    Oct 18, 2021 11:59pm PST
    Late Entry Deadline
    Nov 1, 2021 11:59pm PST
    Classification Change Deadline
    Oct 28, 2021 11:59pm PST
    Tournament Start
    Nov 6, 2021 12:00am PST
    Tournament End
    Nov 7, 2021 12:00am PST