River City Regional Rumble RYC/RJCC

Venue
Greater Richmond Convention Center

Tournament Date
Feb 11 - 13, 2023
Location
Richmond, VA
Region
Tournament Details

The Richmond Fencing Club is excited to present its Annual River City Rumble RYC/RJCC!

To be held on February 11/12, 2023 at the Greater Richmond Convention Center, HALL D!

**Over 41,700 sq. ft. venue with 26 grounded metal strips, a concession stand, and security and medics on site.

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)
* Junior: 2003-2009 (or on the Cadet NRPS)
All USA Fencing guidelines will be strictly enforced. Age and Classification Eligibility Chart: https://www.usafencing.org/age-classification-eligibility

Earning Points Fencers only earn points at RYCs/RJCCs within their home region (6). The best 3/RYC or 2/RJCC results count towards the point total. RYC/RJCC points are not used in any National Point Standings, for seeding or team selection purposes.

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 Friday, February 10th from 5pm - 7pm. We highly recommend you take advantage of this to avoid lines before the start of your event. Competition days equipment check starts at 7am EST.

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

Daily Event Schedule
Saturday February 11th
8:00AM. Cadet Women's Saber
Y-12 Men's Épée
Y-12 Women's Foil
Junior Men's Foil
Junior Women's Épée

12:00PM
Y-10 Men's Foil
Y-10 Women's Épée
Y-12 Women's Saber
Cadet Men's Épée
Cadet Men's Saber

4:00 PM
Y-10 Women's Saber
Y-12 Men's Saber
Y-14 Men's Foil
Y-14 Women's Épée
Cadet Women's Foil

Sunday February 12th
8:00AM
Y-10 Men's Saber
Y-14 Women's Foil
Junior Men's Épée
Junior Women's Saber
Y-10 Men’s Épée

12:00PM Y-10 Women's Foil
Y-12 Men's Foil
Y-12 Women's Épée
Y-14 Men's Épée
Junior Men's Saber

4:00PM
Y-14 Women's Saber
Cadet Women's Épée
Y-14 Men's Saber
Junior Women's Foil
Cadet Men's Foil

Event Fee Info

Event Fee Info
Withdrawal/Refund Deadline:
All refund requests must be received in writing by 11:59:59pm PST on Friday, January 20, 2023. Please email cylucente@verizon.net for your refund request. Registration and administrative fees will not be refunded, but event entry fees will be. Please include the fencer's name, membership number, and all events which they are withdrawing from.

Beginning January 21, there will be no refunds for any reason. Refunds will be processed after the refund request is received by USA Fencing. Fencers who do not show up to an event or withdraw from an event are not entitled to a refund.

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

Officials/Referee Info

Officials/Referee Info

  • Head Referee: Sean Shumate
  • Bout Committee Chair: Richard Weiss.
  • Head Armoror: Joseph Moore

If you are interested in refereeing, please email Sean at sean.shumate@gmail.com.

Referee Lodging information to be posted here shortly.

All tournament officials are required to park in the public parking facility connected to the Greater Richmond Convention Center. Special rates have been negotiated with the Tourney Organizers and all parking receipts will be reimbursed at these negotiated rates.

Transportation Details

Transportation Details
The Greater Richmond Convention Center is located in Downtown Richmond, Virginia.

Richmond International Airport (RIC) is a 10-mile drive, and there are three other international airports that are roughly a two-hour drive from the venue (ORF, DCA, IAD).

The AMTRAK Richmond train station is 1.4 miles from the venue.

Lodging: The River City Rumble is proud to partner with HBC Event Services, a housing agency with a nationwide reputation for excellence in managing travel for sports events. HBC Event Services provides an easy way for you to book your hotel rooms with our partnered hotels at the best rates. These rates are always lower than the best available rate online. BOOK YOUR HOTEL NOW

You also have the ability to purchase a Travel Protection Plan with up to 100% for covered cancellations reasons as well as a Cancel for Any Reason benefit of 75% coverage of your unused non-refundable prepaid expenses for travel arrangements you paid for your trip, including the event registration costs.

Book your hotel reservation and select YES to add the Travel Protection Plan and protect your trip. Alternatively, you can call HBC directly at 505-346-0522 (Travel Protection Plan can only be added to your booking within 20 days of your hotel reservation date). To see the full terms and conditions of the Travel Protection Plan - HERE

My Registrations

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    Saturday, February 11

    Cadet Women’s Saber (CDTWS)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible C1
    Entrants 23
    23 Official Competitors
    Junior Women’s Epee (JNRWE)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible E1
    Entrants 14
    14 Official Competitors
    Junior Men’s Foil (JNRMF)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible C1
    Entrants 20
    20 Official Competitors
    Youth 12 Women’s Foil (Y12WF)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Entrants 16
    16 Official Competitors
    Youth 12 Men’s Epee (Y12ME)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Entrants 36
    36 Official Competitors
    Youth 10 Women’s Epee (Y10WE)
    12:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Entrants 12
    12 Official Competitors
    Cadet Men’s Saber (CDTMS)
    12:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Entrants 24
    24 Official Competitors
    Cadet Men’s Epee (CDTME)
    12:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible A2
    Entrants 57
    57 Official Competitors
    Youth 10 Men’s Foil (Y10MF)
    12:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Entrants 23
    23 Official Competitors
    Youth 12 Women’s Saber (Y12WS)
    12:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Entrants 13
    13 Official Competitors
    Youth 14 Women’s Epee (Y14WE)
    4:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Entrants 30
    30 Official Competitors
    Cadet Women’s Foil (CDTWF)
    4:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Entrants 15
    15 Official Competitors
    Youth 14 Men’s Foil (Y14MF)
    4:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible C2
    Entrants 43
    43 Official Competitors
    Youth 12 Men’s Saber (Y12MS)
    4:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Entrants 26
    26 Official Competitors
    Youth 10 Women’s Saber (Y10WS)
    4:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Entrants 4
    4 Official Competitors

    Sunday, February 12

    Junior Men’s Epee (JNRME)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible A2
    Entrants 47
    47 Official Competitors
    Youth 14 Women’s Foil (Y14WF)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Entrants 16
    16 Official Competitors
    Junior Women’s Saber (JNRWS)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible C1
    Entrants 20
    20 Official Competitors
    Youth 10 Men’s Saber (Y10MS)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Entrants 22
    22 Official Competitors
    Youth 10 Men’s Epee (Y10ME)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Entrants 20
    20 Official Competitors
    Junior Men’s Saber (JNRMS)
    12:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible D1
    Entrants 22
    22 Official Competitors
    Youth 10 Women’s Foil (Y10WF)
    12:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Entrants 11
    11 Official Competitors
    Youth 12 Men’s Foil (Y12MF)
    12:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Entrants 32
    32 Official Competitors
    Youth 14 Men’s Epee (Y14ME)
    12:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible C2
    Entrants 53
    53 Official Competitors
    Youth 12 Women’s Epee (Y12WE)
    12:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Entrants 27
    27 Official Competitors
    Youth 14 Women’s Saber (Y14WS)
    4:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Entrants 19
    19 Official Competitors
    Junior Women’s Foil (JNRWF)
    4:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible C1
    Entrants 15
    15 Official Competitors
    Youth 14 Men’s Saber (Y14MS)
    4:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    Entrants 24
    24 Official Competitors
    Cadet Men’s Foil (CDTMF)
    4:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible C2
    Entrants 34
    34 Official Competitors
    Cadet Women’s Epee (CDTWE)
    4:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible B2
    Entrants 28
    28 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.

    USA Fencing regional events follow the SafeSport and Minor Athlete Abuse Prevention Policies as approved by the U.S. Center for SafeSport.

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    Timeline

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


    Registration Opens
    Nov 17, 2022 9:00am PST
    Entry Deadline
    Jan 20, 2023 11:59pm PST
    Late Entry Deadline
    Feb 7, 2023 11:59pm PST
    Classification Change Deadline
    Feb 4, 2023 11:59pm PST
    Tournament Start
    Feb 11, 2023 12:00am PST
    Tournament End
    Feb 13, 2023 12:00am PST