Fairfax Challenge Spring RYC/RJCC/ROC


Tournament Date
Apr 14 - 16, 2023
Location
Fredericksburg, VA
Region
Tournament Details

Welcome to Fairfax Challenge RYC/RJCC/ROC, the signature Fencing tournament of Region 6, and in the US.

Registration is now Open... SCHEDULE POSTED

ALL EVENTS ARE CAPPED

The Venue

  • Fredericksburg Expo & Conference Center, 2371 Carl D. Silver Parkway, Fredericksburg VA
  • 80,000 SQ FT that can fit more than 40 grounded strips with plenty of room to allow for social distancing
  • Special setup for Final Strip with Video Replay
  • Monitors to display Live Results
  • Plenty of parking space
  • Around the clock cleaning and disinfecting routines throughout the whole venue

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

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

  • 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.
  • 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. 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
  • 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 fairfaxchallenge@hotmail.com Check our website http://www.fairfaxchallenge.com

Tournament Guidelines

  • RYC Guidelines - click here
  • RJCC Guidelines - click here
  • ROC Guidelines - click here

Age Eligibility

  • Y10 = 2012-2015
  • Y12 = 2010-2013 (or on Y10 NRPS)
  • Y14 = 2008-2011 (or on Y12 NRPS)
  • CADET = 2007-2010 (or on Y14 NRPS)
  • JUNIOR = 2004-2010 (or on CADET NRPS)
  • ROC (DV1A-DV2) = Born 2009 or earlier (or on Junior NRPS)

Current point standings click here

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 April 14

  • 8:00am VETMF
  • 8:00am CDTMF
  • 8:00am Y14ME
  • 8:00am Y12WF
  • 8:00am Y10WE
  • 8:00am VETWS
  • 11:30am Y10MF
  • 11:30am Y14MS
  • 11:30am DV2WF
  • 11:30am VETWE
  • 11:30am CDTWE
  • 11:30am D1AWS
  • 1:30 PM Y14WS
  • 3:00pm D1AME
  • 3:00pm D1AMS
  • 3:00pm VETWF
  • 3:00pm JNRWF

Saturday April 15

  • 8:00am Y14MF
  • 8:00am DV2ME
  • 8:00am Y10MS
  • 8:00am Y14WE
  • 8:00am JNRWS
  • 11:30am VETME
  • 11:30am Y12ME
  • 11:30am CDTWF
  • 11:30am D1AWE
  • 11:30am Y12WE
  • 11:30am DV2WS
  • 3:00pm D1AMF
  • 3:00pm JNRME
  • 3:00pm CDTMS
  • 3:00pm Y10WF

Sunday April 16

  • 8:00am Y12MF
  • 8:00am CDTME
  • 8:00am JNRMS
  • 8:00am D1AWF
  • 8:00am Y10WS
  • 10:00 AM VETMS
  • 11:30am JNRMF
  • 11:30am Y10ME
  • 11:30am DV2MS
  • 11:30am JNRWE
  • 1:30pm CDTWS
  • 3:00pm DV2MF
  • 3:00pm Y12MS
  • 3:00pm Y14WF
  • 3:00pm DV2WE
  • 3:00pm Y12WS

Check-In

  1. Venue opens 6:30 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 has to complete and pay for USA Fencing membership at he door.
  3. All fencers have to 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.

Our Sponsors

  • Equipment Vendor - Blue Gauntlet Fencing Gear Blue-Gauntlet.com
  • Lamsah Custom Printing
Event Fee Info

Registration and Event Fees

  • Regular fees until Monday March 27, 2023 11:59 PM PDT - Registration $40, Administration $5, and Event fee is $60/event
  • Late fees (Triple) from March 28, 2023 until April 12, 2023 11:59 PM PDT - Registration $120, Administration $15, and Event fee is $180/event
  • Starting April 13, 2023, No Online registration is permitted
  • Walk-Ins is permitted with triple fees if there is spot available in the event and approved by the Bout Committee

Refund Policy

  • Registration fees and Administration fees are NON-REFUNDABLE
  • Refund requests must be received by March 31, 2023 11:59 PM PDT
  • Refund of events fees can be requested by sending email to fairfaxchallenge@hotmail.com
  • Starting April 1st, 2023 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 - Kornelia Schreiber
  • Tournament Director - Abdel Aziz
  • Head Referee - Mary Frye
  • Referees Coordinator - Hisham Abdelaziz
  • Referee Assigners - Mary Frye & Hisham Abdelaziz
  • Bout Committee Chair - Brandon Rochelle
  • Head Armorer - Douglas Jones

If you are interested in refereeing please send an email to Abdel Aziz abdelwahab_a@hotmail.com or Hisham Abdelaziz hisham.abdelaziz92@gmail.com

Transportation Details

Airports

  • Richmond International Airport (RIC)
  • Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD)
  • Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA)

Host Hotel

Holiday Inn Express & Suites : Fredericksburg

560 Warrenton Road, Fredericksburg, Virginia 22406 - Tel : (540) 479-8000

  • Free parking
  • Free breakfast
  • Free wireless internet
  • Gym/fitness
  • Indoor pool
  • Kids eat free
  • Coin operated laundry on site

Click here to book your room or call the hotel with a Group Code FCP

Our negotiated rate is "$129.00" per night + tax. Cutoff Date March 13, 2023

My Registrations

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


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    Friday, April 14

    Cadet Men’s Foil (CDTMF)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 6
    6 Official Competitors
    99 Open Spots
    Veteran Women’s Saber (VETWS)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 1
    1 Official Competitors
    20 Open Spots
    Veteran Men’s Foil (VETMF)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 2
    2 Official Competitors
    26 Open Spots
    Youth 10 Women’s Epee (Y10WE)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 1
    1 Official Competitors
    20 Open Spots
    Youth 12 Women’s Foil (Y12WF)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 4
    4 Official Competitors
    24 Open Spots
    Youth 14 Men’s Epee (Y14ME)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 22
    22 Official Competitors
    34 Open Spots
    Youth 14 Men’s Saber (Y14MS)
    11:30am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 11
    11 Official Competitors
    38 Open Spots
    Cadet Women’s Epee (CDTWE)
    11:30am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 4
    4 Official Competitors
    45 Open Spots
    Veteran Women’s Epee (VETWE)
    11:30am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 1
    1 Official Competitors
    20 Open Spots
    Division IA Women’s Saber (D1AWS)
    11:30am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 3
    3 Official Competitors
    32 Open Spots
    Youth 10 Men’s Foil (Y10MF)
    11:30am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 8
    8 Official Competitors
    27 Open Spots
    Division II Women’s Foil (DV2WF)
    11:30am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 2
    2 Official Competitors
    47 Open Spots
    Youth 14 Women’s Saber (Y14WS)
    1:30pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 5
    5 Official Competitors
    30 Open Spots
    Division IA Men’s Epee (D1AME)
    3:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible A1
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 19
    19 Official Competitors
    58 Open Spots
    Division IA Men’s Saber (D1AMS)
    3:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 3
    3 Official Competitors
    46 Open Spots
    Junior Women’s Foil (JNRWF)
    3:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 0
    0 Official Competitors
    77 Open Spots
    Veteran Women’s Foil (VETWF)
    3:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 1
    1 Official Competitors
    20 Open Spots

    Saturday, April 15

    Youth 14 Women’s Epee (Y14WE)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 4
    4 Official Competitors
    24 Open Spots
    Youth 14 Men’s Foil (Y14MF)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 9
    9 Official Competitors
    68 Open Spots
    Junior Women’s Saber (JNRWS)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 2
    2 Official Competitors
    47 Open Spots
    Division II Men’s Epee (DV2ME)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible E1
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 11
    11 Official Competitors
    45 Open Spots
    Youth 10 Men’s Saber (Y10MS)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 3
    3 Official Competitors
    18 Open Spots
    Division II Women’s Saber (DV2WS)
    11:30am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 2
    2 Official Competitors
    26 Open Spots
    Cadet Women’s Foil (CDTWF)
    11:30am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 2
    2 Official Competitors
    75 Open Spots
    Veteran Men’s Epee (VETME)
    11:30am Close of Registration
    Possible E1
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 7
    7 Official Competitors
    28 Open Spots
    Youth 12 Women’s Epee (Y12WE)
    11:30am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 6
    6 Official Competitors
    15 Open Spots
    Youth 12 Men’s Epee (Y12ME)
    11:30am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 19
    19 Official Competitors
    16 Open Spots
    Division IA Women’s Epee (D1AWE)
    11:30am Close of Registration
    Possible E1
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 7
    7 Official Competitors
    28 Open Spots
    Junior Men’s Epee (JNRME)
    3:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible A1
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 17
    17 Official Competitors
    81 Open Spots
    Youth 10 Women’s Foil (Y10WF)
    3:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 4
    4 Official Competitors
    17 Open Spots
    Cadet Men’s Saber (CDTMS)
    3:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 7
    7 Official Competitors
    49 Open Spots
    Division IA Men’s Foil (D1AMF)
    3:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 4
    4 Official Competitors
    94 Open Spots

    Sunday, April 16

    Youth 12 Men’s Foil (Y12MF)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 9
    9 Official Competitors
    33 Open Spots
    Division IA Women’s Foil (D1AWF)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 0
    0 Official Competitors
    56 Open Spots
    Cadet Men’s Epee (CDTME)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible C1
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 15
    15 Official Competitors
    69 Open Spots
    Junior Men’s Saber (JNRMS)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible E1
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 9
    9 Official Competitors
    47 Open Spots
    Youth 10 Women’s Saber (Y10WS)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 0
    0 Official Competitors
    21 Open Spots
    Veteran Men’s Saber (VETMS)
    10:00am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 3
    3 Official Competitors
    18 Open Spots
    Junior Women’s Epee (JNRWE)
    11:30am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 5
    5 Official Competitors
    44 Open Spots
    Division II Men’s Saber (DV2MS)
    11:30am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 2
    2 Official Competitors
    33 Open Spots
    Junior Men’s Foil (JNRMF)
    11:30am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 5
    5 Official Competitors
    100 Open Spots
    Youth 10 Men’s Epee (Y10ME)
    11:30am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 11
    11 Official Competitors
    10 Open Spots
    Cadet Women’s Saber (CDTWS)
    1:30pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 2
    2 Official Competitors
    40 Open Spots
    Division II Men’s Foil (DV2MF)
    3:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 5
    5 Official Competitors
    51 Open Spots
    Division II Women’s Epee (DV2WE)
    3:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 2
    2 Official Competitors
    33 Open Spots
    Youth 12 Women’s Saber (Y12WS)
    3:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 3
    3 Official Competitors
    32 Open Spots
    Youth 12 Men’s Saber (Y12MS)
    3:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 10
    10 Official Competitors
    18 Open Spots
    Youth 14 Women’s Foil (Y14WF)
    3:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 4
    4 Official Competitors
    31 Open Spots
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    Timeline

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


    Registration Opens
    Oct 20, 2022 9:00am PST
    Entry Deadline
    Mar 27, 2023 11:59pm PST
    Late Entry Deadline
    Apr 12, 2023 11:59pm PST
    Classification Change Deadline
    Apr 7, 2023 11:59pm PST
    Tournament Start
    Apr 14, 2023 12:00am PST
    Tournament End
    Apr 16, 2023 12:00am PST