Magic City SYC/RCC


Tournament Date
Dec 2 - 4, 2022
Location
Birmingham, AL
Region
Tournament Details

Regular Deadline extended until Sunday, November 13th

The Birmingham Fencing Club is excited to present the Magic City SYC (Super Youth Circuit) & RCC (Regional Cadet Circuit)!

Age Eligibility

  • Y10: 2012-2015
  • Y12: 2010-2013 (or on Y10 NRPS)
  • Y14: 2008-2011 (or on Y12 NRPS)
  • Cadet: 2006-2009 (or on Y14 NRPS)

All USA Fencing guidelines will be strictly enforced. Age and Classification Eligibility Chart: https://www.usafencing.org/age-classification-eligibility

Earning Points:

  • SYC National Points are awarded to 40 percent of the competitive field in Y10, Y12, and Y14, rounding up, to a maximum of 64; no regional points are awarded. In all SYC Youth events, three fencers must compete in order for National points to be awarded.
  • Cadet Regional Points are awarded based on the size of the competitive field to any competitor competing in their home region (region 6). No national points are awarded.

Over 36,000 sq. ft. venue with all grounded strips, a concession stand, and security and medics on site


COVID-19 Guidelines, Requirements, and Protocols (Subject to Change)

Protocols will be implemented during the entire tournament; no exceptions. DO NOT REGISTER IF YOU ARE UNABLE OR UNWILLING TO COMPLY. 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.

  • This tournament is subject to federal mandates, state laws and local orders regarding COVID-19, including the assembly of persons.

  • USA Fencing standards for COVID-19 Prevention will be followed. Masks are now optional at USA Fencing-sanctioned tournaments at the regional level. Tournament attendees are welcome to continue wearing a mask if they wish to do so.

Additional protocols will be created to help us run a smooth and safe tournament. We will keep this webpage updated.


MAAPP

USA Fencing Regional Events follow the SafeSport and Minor Athlete Abuse Prevention Policies, as approved by the U.S. Center for SafeSport. Please carefully read through these policies prior to your attendance at the event.

Additionally, USA Fencing Regional events follow the codes of conduct set by USA Fencing. Please carefully read the codes of conduct for spectators, coaches and members as you will be expected to abide by these codes of conduct.

Following are links to USA Fencing Reporting forms as these are the means for members to report MAAPP, SafeSport Policy or Code of Conduct violations (USA Fencing SafeSport Reporting Form and USA Fencing Code of Conduct Violation Form).


Equipment Check

Early equipment check is available on Thursday, December 1st from 6pm - 8pm. We highly recommend you take advantage of this to avoid lines before the start of your event.

Competition days equipment check starts at 7am CST.

We will have equipment, provided by Absolute, for sale at the venue.


Event Details

Friday 12/2

  • 8:00 AM: Y14 Men's Foil, Y14 Women's Epee, Y10 Men's Epee, Y10 Women's Sabre
  • 11:00 AM: Cadet Men's Epee
  • 12:30 PM: Y12 Women's Foil
  • 1:00 PM: Cadet Women's Sabre
  • 2:30 PM: Y12 Men's Sabre - New Time

Saturday 12/3

  • 8:00 AM: Y12 Men's Foil, Y12 Women's Epee, Y10 Women's Foil, Cadet Men's Sabre
  • 12:00 PM: Y14 Men's Epee, Cadet Women's Foil
  • 1:00 PM: Y14 Women's Sabre, Y10 Men's Sabre

Sunday 12/4

  • 8:00 AM: Y14 Men's Sabre, Y10 Women's Epee, Cadet Men's Foil, Cadet Women's Epee
  • 11:00 AM: Y10 Men's Foil - New Time
  • 12:00 PM: Y14 Women's Foil, Y12 Men's Epee
  • 1:30 PM: Y12 Women's Sabre

You MUST have proof of age (copy of birth certificate or passport; if your USA Fencing membership card is age verified, proof of birth date is not required) and proof of current USA Fencing competitive or International Competitive License to compete. Fencers are NOT permitted to fence in more than one event at the same time. Bring all required gear including appropriate length socks! We will not have an equipment vendor at the tournament. Y10 events require #2 blades

Live tournament results and tournament progress will be posted on https://www.fencingtimelive.com/

Proper attire required. You MUST wear a plastron. All female or male foil fencers wearing a chest protector are required to wear the new required chest protector by USA Fencing. No sweatpants will be permitted. Standard fencing uniforms cannot have any rips tears or holes. Socks must conform USA Fencing Association rules.

Times listed are the close of registration time. Doors will open at 7:00 A.M. Armory Check and Registration will open at 7:00 A.M. Fencing should begin approximately 15-20 minutes after the close of registration for each event.

Tournament Format: Tournament format will be pools to five points, used to establish seeding to the direct elimination (DE). DE bouts will be conducted as they are at a national event: for Y10 -10 point bouts (two 3 minute periods with a 1 minute rest between periods) and for Y12 and Y14, and Cadet events - the DE bouts are 15 touches (three 3-minute periods, with a 1 minute rest between periods).

Event Fee Info

Withdrawal/Refund Deadline: All refund requests must be received in writing by 11:59:59pm CST on Sunday, November 13, 2022. Please email info@fencingclub.org for your refund request. Registration and administrative fees will not be refunded, but event entry fees will be. Please include fencers name, membership number, and all events in which they are withdrawing from.

Important Reminders: We will NOT accept entries at the door. All registrations must be completed via USA Fencing platform.

Officials/Referee Info
  • Head Referee: Mark Stasinos
  • Bout Committee Chair: Brandon Rochelle
  • Head Armeror: Bill Murphy

If you are interested in refereeing, please email Will Curtis at info@fencingclub.org.

There will be a referee seminar December 1st and 2nd with Mark Stasinos. More information and registration is posted on Askfred: https://askfred.net/Clinics/moreInfo.php?clinic_id=51008. If you would like to be observed at the Magic City SYC/RCC for a referee rating change, please contact info@fencingclub.org.

Transportation Details

Hotel:

Holiday Inn Birmingham Airport - $99/night, deadline to book: extended to Nov. 15th complimentary shuttle to/from airport; 6 minutes from venue

https://www.ihg.com/holidayinn/hotels/us/en/birmingham/bhmap/hoteldetail?cm_mmc=GoogleMaps-_-HI-_-US-_-BHMAP

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Sheraton and Westin - adjacent to venue, booking deadline November 1st

There are a number of hotels in downtown Birmingham close to the venue. If you're looking for other options, Irondale (<10 minutes), Homewood and Mountain Brook (10-15 minutes) are good areas as well.

The BJCC is next to Uptown. Food choices include Texas de Brazil, Mugshots, Eugene's Hot Chicken, Subway, and many more! There is also Top Golf a block away and a football stadium.

Parking: There are several garages and decks at the venue. The one for East Hall 3, our venue, is P4 at the corner of 22nd St. and 11th Ave. North. Parking is $20 per day.

Nearest Airport: Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport. The airport is 5 miles, 9 minutes from the venue.

My Registrations

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    Friday, December 2

    Youth 10 Women’s Saber (Y10WS)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Results 8 Entrants 8
    8 Official Competitors
    Youth 14 Women’s Epee (Y14WE)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Results 19 Entrants 20
    20 Official Competitors
    Youth 10 Men’s Epee (Y10ME)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Results 13 Entrants 13
    13 Official Competitors
    Youth 14 Men’s Foil (Y14MF)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible C2
    Results 49 Entrants 57
    57 Official Competitors
    Cadet Men’s Epee (CDTME)
    11:00am Close of Registration
    Possible B1
    Results 17 Entrants 19
    19 Official Competitors
    Youth 12 Women’s Foil (Y12WF)
    12:30pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Results 32 Entrants 34
    34 Official Competitors
    Cadet Women’s Saber (CDTWS)
    1:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Results 15 Entrants 16
    16 Official Competitors
    Youth 12 Men’s Saber (Y12MS)
    3:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Results 26 Entrants 28
    28 Official Competitors

    Saturday, December 3

    Youth 12 Men’s Foil (Y12MF)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible C2
    Results 55 Entrants 56
    56 Official Competitors
    Cadet Men’s Saber (CDTMS)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Results 21 Entrants 22
    22 Official Competitors
    Youth 12 Women’s Epee (Y12WE)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Results 21 Entrants 22
    22 Official Competitors
    Youth 10 Women’s Foil (Y10WF)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Results 19 Entrants 19
    19 Official Competitors
    Youth 14 Men’s Epee (Y14ME)
    12:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible B2
    Results 39 Entrants 42
    42 Official Competitors
    Cadet Women’s Foil (CDTWF)
    12:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible C2
    Results 35 Entrants 36
    36 Official Competitors
    Youth 14 Women’s Saber (Y14WS)
    1:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Results 22 Entrants 23
    23 Official Competitors
    Youth 10 Men’s Saber (Y10MS)
    1:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Results 13 Entrants 13
    13 Official Competitors

    Sunday, December 4

    Cadet Women’s Epee (CDTWE)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Results 9 Entrants 10
    10 Official Competitors
    Youth 14 Men’s Saber (Y14MS)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Results 36 Entrants 39
    39 Official Competitors
    Youth 10 Women’s Epee (Y10WE)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Results 8 Entrants 8
    8 Official Competitors
    Cadet Men’s Foil (CDTMF)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible B2
    Results 35 Entrants 41
    41 Official Competitors
    Youth 10 Men’s Foil (Y10MF)
    11:00am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Results 33 Entrants 34
    34 Official Competitors
    Youth 12 Men’s Epee (Y12ME)
    12:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Results 24 Entrants 24
    24 Official Competitors
    Youth 14 Women’s Foil (Y14WF)
    12:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible C2
    Results 43 Entrants 46
    46 Official Competitors
    Youth 12 Women’s Saber (Y12WS)
    1:30pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Results 14 Entrants 15
    15 Official Competitors
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    USA Fencing regional events follow the codes of conduct set by USA Fencing. Please carefully read the codes of conduct for spectators, coaches and members.

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    Timeline

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


    Registration Opens
    Aug 1, 2022 9:00am PST
    Entry Deadline
    Nov 13, 2022 11:59pm PST
    Late Entry Deadline
    Nov 20, 2022 11:59pm PST
    Classification Change Deadline
    Nov 25, 2022 11:59pm PST
    Tournament Start
    Dec 2, 2022 12:00am PST
    Tournament End
    Dec 4, 2022 12:00am PST