SYC of the Rockies


Tournament Date
Oct 14 - 17, 2022
Location
Denver, CO
Region
Tournament Details

Regular fee entry deadline September 19, 2022

NO WALK-IN ENTRIES

Registration opens July 03, 2022, and closes September 30, 2022, with regular and late fee periods as noted in Event Fee Details. It is your responsibility to be aware of fee period deadlines; no reminders will be sent.

2022-23 USA FENCING AGE ELIGIBILITY:

Y10 = 2012-2015

Y12 = 2010-2013 (or on Y10 NRPS)

Y14 = 2008-2011 (or on Y12 NRPS)

Current point standings here

SYC's are possible qualification paths for Youth 10 and Youth 12 events at both the March NAC and/or USA Fencing National Championships. The SYC competitions will award National points to the top 40% of the competitive field (rounded up to the next higher integer) to a maximum of 64th place.

SYC EVENT INFORMATION here

USA FENCING LAME AND MASK UPDATES here

All events will be capped and entry is on a first-come first-served basis – no exceptions. Caps may be adjusted depending on registrations in each event to ensure balance throughout the day. Once the event cap has been reached fencers will be placed on a wait list. Fencer must supply a payment method to join the wait list and be eligible for graduation into the event. Wait-listed entry without payment method is considered pending and your position will drop below completed wait listed entries. Wait lists will also be cleared on a first-come first-served basis.

Each fencer may be accompanied by one (1) plus-one spectator, which does not include their coach. Clubs will be limited to a maximum of 3 coaches per Club per day. Coaches badges will be issued. There is no spectator fee.

Free parking at the venue is available on street and to the south of the Denver Fencing Center building. Overflow parking is also available at Ruby Hill Park at the end of the block. Please do not block driveways or use the parking areas of other businesses in the neighborhood.

This tournament is subject to Colorado orders regarding COVID-19, including assembly of persons. If any circumstances arise that would preclude safe running of this event, this tournament can be cancelled at any time. Should tournament cancel, any refund of fees is subject to USA Fencing. We will be following federal, CDC, and USA Fencing guidelines and regulations regarding COVID-19 based on pandemic status at the time. If you cannot comply with Infectious Diseases guidelines do not register for this tournament.

Covid testing is not required. USA Fencing mask guidelines will be followed. If sick, stay home. Check your temperature before traveling.

• If you are sick, stay home.

• Fencers should wash their clothes each day before they come to tournaments. Armorers have the full right to decline checking unwashed or uncleaned equipment.

• Fencers should come to the venue semi-dressed (knickers, shoes, socks, etc.) to minimizing changing of clothes in restrooms.

• Each fencer may be accompanied by ONE person (does not include coach).

• Clubs are allowed a maximum of 3 coaches per day.

• USA Fencing and/or CO mask guidelines will be followed.

• Food and drink will be sold by the Denver Fencing Center and local area food trucks, however there may be limitations.

• Fencers should not touch scoring machines, weights, shims.

• Fencers should refrain from shaking hands after bouts.

• When you have finished fencing in your event, gather your belongings quickly and exit the building immediately. Do not stay and socialize.

• Denver Fencing Center is not responsible for any lost or stolen property. Do not leave your personal belongings unattended in the venue. Please check to make sure you have all your equipment and belongings before you leave, as anything left at the end of the day will be put in a lost-and-found, and disposed of at the conclusion of the tournament.

• No parents, coaches, or spectators will be allowed in the designated fencing area during the pool round; however, one coach is allowed to assist a fencer during DE bouts and is allowed inside the field of play. Repeated violators will be escorted out of the venue immediately.

Check live tournament results and tournament progress at www.fencingtimelive.com.

Check-In

Equipment Check will be open on Thursday, October 13th from 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm.

Venue opens 7:30AM. We recommend arriving at least 1 hour before close of check-in to allow time for equipment check and proper warm-up time. Fencing commences shortly after close of check-in.

All fencers must have a USA Fencing membership card with bar code, or a clearly legible copy, or downloaded to your phone, to use the contactless Auto Check-In feature. Not mandatory, but fencers can present proof of age (original or copy of birth certificate, passport) if USA Fencing membership card does not state "Birth year is Verified " on the card and we will forward your age verification to USA Fencing. Fencers must check in each day they compete.

All event days/times are subject to change, and we strongly urge you to keep your entire week-end flexible until final close of check-in times are determined. There will be no refunds issued due to time changes on the same day. Any day/time changes will be posted no later than September 20, 2022.

Event Fee Info

No exceptions to late fees will be made for inability to register within stated deadlines. There will be no reminder emails sent to competitors with incomplete registrations. It is your responsibility to be aware of registration deadlines and ensure your entry is completed with payment. Entry and waitlisting is first-come, first-served.

REGULAR fee entry/payment until September 19, 2022: $29 registration fee plus $50 per event, plus any applicable USA Fencing fees

LATE TRIPLE fee entry/payment November 16-30, 2022: $87 registration fee plus $150 per event, plus USA Fencing administration fee

NO WALK-IN ENTRY

REFUND POLICY There are no exceptions to this refund policy.

*Must send notification of withdrawal and request for refund to SYCoftheRockies@gmail.com. FENCERS WHO WITHDRAW THEMSELVES WILL NOT BE ELIGIBLE FOR A REFUND.

*Registration fees and USA Fencing administrative fees are nonrefundable. Requests for event fees refunds will only be honored if received prior to midnight on September 19, 2022. There will be no exceptions to this policy. USA Fencing will issue refund to credit card used for the registration.

*There are no refunds in the event of time changes on the same day. All check-in times are subject to change, therefore we strongly encourage you to keep your entire day flexible until final close-of check-in times are posted. Any time changes will be posted no later than September 20, 2022. Verify your check-in time prior to traveling to the venue.

*On tournament day, fencers arriving after close of check-in will not be allowed to compete. They will be withdrawn from the competition, and no there will be no refund of entry fees for any reason.

*No refunds issued to no-shows for any reason.

Officials/Referee Info

Referee cadre will consistent of highly ranked FIE/National referees. If interested in refereeing, email SYCoftheRockies@gmail.com. Only referees who are USA Fencing/FIE rated, FenceSafe-approved, and have background screen completed will be considered (FenceSafe and background not needed if under age 18).

Video Replay will be used for all Final Bouts

Tournament Organizer - Andrea Etchell, Rocky Mountain Fencing Academy

Head Referees - Donald Alperstein

Bout Committee - Andrea Etchell, John Clayman, Jillian Kosanovich, Dan Berke

Head Armorer - Seth Barondess

Transportation Details

Embassy Suites by Hilton Denver Tech Center North 7525 E Hampden Ave Denver, CO 80231 Reservations should be made by calling (303) 923-4057 and requesting the SYC of the Rockies at Denver Fencing Center block. Hotel Phone: (303) 696-6644 Rate is $99 + tax and the cancellation is 48 hours notice

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    Friday, October 14

    Youth 14 Men’s Epee (Y14ME)
    9:00am Close of Registration
    Possible B2
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 49
    49 Official Competitors
    13 Open Spots
    Youth 10 Women’s Foil (Y10WF)
    9:00am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 25
    25 Official Competitors
    3 Open Spots
    Youth 14 Men’s Saber (Y14MS)
    12:30pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 35
    35 Official Competitors
    49 Open Spots
    Youth 14 Women’s Foil (Y14WF)
    2:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 44
    44 Official Competitors
    40 Open Spots

    Saturday, October 15

    Youth 10 Men’s Foil (Y10MF)
    9:00am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 32
    32 Official Competitors
    3 Open Spots
    Youth 12 Men’s Epee (Y12ME)
    9:00am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 41
    41 Official Competitors
    15 Open Spots
    Youth 10 Women’s Saber (Y10WS)
    10:00am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 13
    13 Official Competitors
    8 Open Spots
    Youth 12 Men’s Saber (Y12MS)
    12:30pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 39
    39 Official Competitors
    24 Open Spots
    Youth 12 Women’s Foil (Y12WF)
    2:30pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 56
    56 Official Competitors
    28 Open Spots

    Sunday, October 16

    Youth 12 Women’s Epee (Y12WE)
    9:00am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 42
    42 Official Competitors
    14 Open Spots
    Youth 10 Men’s Epee (Y10ME)
    9:00am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 17
    17 Official Competitors
    11 Open Spots
    Youth 10 Men’s Saber (Y10MS)
    9:00am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
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    Entrants 25
    25 Official Competitors
    0 Open Spots
    Youth 12 Women’s Saber (Y12WS)
    11:00am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 21
    21 Official Competitors
    14 Open Spots
    Youth 12 Men’s Foil (Y12MF)
    2:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 70
    70 Official Competitors
    14 Open Spots

    Monday, October 17

    Youth 14 Women’s Saber (Y14WS)
    9:00am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 18
    18 Official Competitors
    2 Open Spots
    Youth 14 Women’s Epee (Y14WE)
    9:00am Close of Registration
    Possible C2
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 30
    30 Official Competitors
    33 Open Spots
    Youth 10 Women’s Epee (Y10WE)
    9:00am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 15
    15 Official Competitors
    6 Open Spots
    Youth 14 Men’s Foil (Y14MF)
    12:30pm Close of Registration
    Possible C2
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 67
    67 Official Competitors
    17 Open Spots
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    Timeline

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


    Registration Opens
    Jul 3, 2022 9:00am PST
    Entry Deadline
    Sep 19, 2022 11:59pm PST
    Late Entry Deadline
    Sep 30, 2022 11:59pm PST
    Classification Change Deadline
    Oct 7, 2022 11:59pm PST
    Tournament Start
    Oct 14, 2022 12:00am PST
    Tournament End
    Oct 17, 2022 12:00am PST