AIC Summer Challenge RYC


Tournament Date
Aug 19 - 21, 2022
Location
Sterling, VA
Region
Tournament Details

Welcome to AIC Summer Challenge RYC 2022

ALL EVENTS ARE CAPPED

The Venue: 1333 Shepard Dr # G, Sterling, VA 20164

Directions @: https://www.aicfencing.com/

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

• This tournament is subject to VA 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.

• 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

• 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.

• USA Fencing Announces Changes to Mask Policy for Tournament Attendees on 8/10/2022, that tournament attendees will no longer be required to wear masks at USA Fencing-sanctioned tournaments. The change, which applies to USA Fencing-sanctioned tournaments held at the local, regional and national level, is effective immediately. Masks are now optional at USA Fencing-sanctioned tournaments at the local, regional and national levels. Tournament attendees are welcome to continue wearing a mask if they wish to do so.

• 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.

Important - Read Carefully

• All fencing strips will be surrounded by stanchions (Fencing Zones). Spectators to sit outside the stanchions all times.

• No food or drink allowed in Fencing Zones.

• No parents, coaches, or spectators are allowed inside the fencing zones. NO EXCEPTIONS. Violators will be escorted out of the venue immediately. Fencers, please relay this information to your coach

• Only fencers are allowed inside the fencing zones, and must stay behind the strips all the time, except for the times they are fencing.

• 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

• Monitors will be placed to display pools or results. You can also check live tournament results and tournament progress at www.fencingtimelive.com

Contact Information:

Please send any question to info@AICFencing.com

Tournament Guidelines

• RYC Guidelines : https://www.usafencing.org/ryc-resources

Age Eligibility

• Y10 = 2012-2015

• Y12 = 2010-2013 (or on Y10 NRPS)

• Y14 = 2008-2011 (or on Y12 NRPS)

Current point standings : https://www.usafencing.org/current-point-standings

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

Friday - Aug 19th, 2022

8:00AM Y14 Men's Epee

12:00AM Y14 Men's Foil

4:00PM Y14 Women's Foil

4:00PM Y10 Women's Epee

Saturday- Aug 20th, 2022

8:00AM Y12 Men's Foil

12:00PM Y12 Men's Epee

4:00PM Y12 Women's Foil

4:00PM Y12 Women's Epee

Sunday Aug 21th, 2022

8:00AM Y14 Women's Epee

12:00PM Y10 Men's Foil

12:00PM Y10 Women's Foil

4:00PM Y10 Men's Epee

Check-In

  1. Venue opens 6:45 AM all days. We recommend arriving at least 1 hour before close of check-in.
  2. Proof of current USA Fencing membership. If fencer is not a member yet, or membership expired, fencer must complete and pay for USA Fencing membership at the 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, passport, or driver's license, unless if USA Fencing membership card has "Birth year is Verified " is noted on the card.
  5. Fencers must check in everyday they compete.
Event Fee Info

Event Fees

Regular Fee Period 6/1/22 to 8/3/22 at 11:59pm Registration Fee $24, Event Fee $45, Admin Fee $5

Late Fee Period 8/4/22 to 8/18/22 at 11:59pm Registration Fee $84, Event Fee $135, Admin Fee $15

Refund Policy

Registration Fees and Admin Fees are Non-Refundable Refund requests must be emailed to info@aicfencing.com by Friday July 29th 11:59pm Please include the Fencer's Name and which event(s) you would like refunded in your email. No Refunds, No exception for any reason after July 29th. Refunds will be processed a few days after the refund request email is received, as long as your email is sent to info@aicfencing.com before the deadline your refund will be processed. Refunds are processed by USA Fencing National Office back to the credit card used to register for this tournament. Please allow 5-7 business days to see the refund back to your credit card. NO REFUND will be issued for No Show or Withdraw from events.

Officials/Referee Info

Head of Bout Committee:

Richard Weiss

Transportation Details

Venue distance to Airports:

3 miles to IAD, 25 miles to DCA, 45 miles to BWI

There are many hotel options within 3 miles of the venue. As the venue literally lies just off the edge of Dulles International airport, there are easily 20 hotel options within 10 miles of the venue. Information for the closest hotel to the venue is below.

Item Hotel #1 SpringHill Suites by Marriott Dulles Airport 22595 Shaw Rd, Sterling, VA 20166 , Distance to Venue < 1 mile

Shuttle To/From Airport Yes

Guest Parking: Complimentary

Item Hotel #2 Hampton Inn & Suites Washington-Dulles International Airport Address 22700 Holiday Park Dr, Sterling, VA 20166

Distance to Venue < 1 mile , Shuttle To/From Airport Yes

Guest Parking: Complimentary

My Registrations

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


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    Friday, August 19

    Youth 14 Men’s Epee (Y14ME)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Results 22 Entrants 24
    24 Official Competitors
    10 Open Spots
    Youth 14 Men’s Foil (Y14MF)
    12:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible C2
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Results 23 Entrants 28
    28 Official Competitors
    7 Open Spots
    Youth 14 Women’s Foil (Y14WF)
    4:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Results 6 Entrants 6
    6 Official Competitors
    22 Open Spots
    Youth 10 Women’s Epee (Y10WE)
    4:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Results 8 Entrants 8
    8 Official Competitors
    6 Open Spots

    Saturday, August 20

    Youth 12 Men’s Foil (Y12MF)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Results 21 Entrants 22
    22 Official Competitors
    13 Open Spots
    Youth 12 Men’s Epee (Y12ME)
    12:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Results 20 Entrants 20
    20 Official Competitors
    15 Open Spots
    Youth 12 Women’s Foil (Y12WF)
    4:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Results 5 Entrants 5
    5 Official Competitors
    9 Open Spots
    Youth 12 Women’s Epee (Y12WE)
    4:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Results 17 Entrants 17
    17 Official Competitors
    4 Open Spots

    Sunday, August 21

    Youth 14 Women’s Epee (Y14WE)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible C2
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Results 25 Entrants 26
    26 Official Competitors
    9 Open Spots
    Youth 10 Mixed Foil (Y10XF)
    12:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Results 10 Entrants 11
    11 Official Competitors
    10 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 2
    2 Official Competitors
    12 Open Spots
    Youth 10 Men’s Epee (Y10ME)
    4:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Results 15 Entrants 15
    15 Official Competitors
    13 Open Spots
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    Timeline

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


    Registration Opens
    Jun 1, 2022 9:00am PST
    Entry Deadline
    Aug 3, 2022 11:59pm PST
    Late Entry Deadline
    Aug 18, 2022 11:59pm PST
    Classification Change Deadline
    Aug 12, 2022 11:59pm PST
    Tournament Start
    Aug 19, 2022 12:00am PST
    Tournament End
    Aug 21, 2022 12:00am PST