Ben Gutenberg Memorial SYC / RCC

Venue
Sports Events Recreation Center - The SERC

Tournament Date
Mar 10 - 12, 2023
Location
Brockport, NY
Region
Tournament Details

Welcome to the Ben Gutenberg SYC and RCC

IMPORTANT INFORMATION and UPDATES WILL BE LISTED HERE We will keep this webpage updated and we will send a mass email to all participants with all instructions before the tournament.

*LAST UPDATE Jan 04, 2023: Updated host hotel links for Country Inn & Suites Hotel

Previous UPDATES

  • November 04, 2022* : Updated event times and dates and host hotel names
  • Dec 29, 2022: Updated links for host hotels Hampton Inn and Home2Suites

Please check our Facebook page and this page for any updates

The SYC is open to all regions. Fencers competing in SYC events will be able to earn points toward the Summer Nationals. For more detailed information on qualification pathways, please click and read through the USA Fencing Athlete Handbook

REGISTRATION All events are capped and entry is on a first-come, first-serve basis A waitlist will be utilized when the capped number is achieved. When an athlete withdraws from the event the next person on the waitlist will then have 48 hours to officially register for the event and pay event fees

EQUIPMENT Armorers have the full right to decline to check unwashed or uncleaned equipment

VENUE and VENUE PROTOCOLS Parking is free-of-charge Chairs will be placed on the floor in designated locations to allow for social distancing. Any violators will be escorted out of the building. Bleacher seating will be marked off to allow for social distancing. No congregating or gathering in any doorways, hallways, or walkways.

AREA OF PLAY and COMPETITION PROTOCOLS Monitors to display pools or results. Check live tournament results and tournament progress at www.fencingtimelive.com During Pools, NO parents, coaches, or spectators are allowed in the roped-off Fencing Zone. NO EXCEPTIONS You will still be able to watch from outside the barrier, but only fencers can cross the barrier into the strip area. ONLY ONE (1) coach OR adult can enter the Fencing area to assist a fencer during DE bouts ONLY. During the 90-second break, the fencer can approach the coach/adult at the end of the strip. Fencers must stay behind the strip at all times, except when fencing Fencers are not allowed to touch the scoring machine, weights, shims, remote and scoresheet. Fencers are not required to sign the score sheet or DE slips. Fencers 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

Age Eligibility - for detailed information please click here

  • 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)

Event Schedule - TIMES AND DATES WILL BE UPDATED SHORTLY

Event Fee Info

Regular Entry Deadline: Monday, February 20, 2023 11:59pm PST

Late Entry Starts TRIPLE FEES: Tuesday, February 21, 2022 12:00am PST until Tuesday, February 28, 2023 11:59 PST

Online entries will be closed after the late entry deadline - with no exception Walk-ins are permitted with triple fees PLUS $50 surcharge, if capping allows

Refund Information

  • Registration fees and Administration fees are NON-REFUNDABLE
  • Refund requests must be received by Saturday, February 10th, 2023 11:59 PM PDT
  • Refund of events fees can be requested by sending email to events@rocfencing.com
  • Starting Sunday, February 11th, 2022 12:00 AM PDT NO REFUND, NO EXCEPTION
  • All refunds are processed after the last event and will be managed by USA Fencing
  • NO REFUND will be issued to "No Show" or "Withdraw" from events
Officials/Referee Info
  • Organizer: Felicia Zimmermann events@rocfencing.com: Tel: (585) 403-4044
    • Contact if you have questions on location, refunds, venue accessibility, volunteers, hotels, lost and found, and other on-site related questions. If you contact the organizer about points and/or qualification pathways, they will be referred to the Bout Committee Chair (see below)
  • Referees Coordinator: Abdel Abdelaziz abdelwahab_a@hotmail.com
    • Responsible for hiring referees and communicating logistics. If you are interested in working as a referee in this event, please contact directly to abdelwahab_a@hotmail.com
  • FOC: Mary Frye and Abdel Abdelaziz
    • Responsible for the referee staff during the tournament and assigns referees to various pools and DE bouts. Also responsible for the integrity on the field of play for the whole tournament and enforcing the fencing rules.
  • Bout Committee Chair: Margaret Dull madull@gmail.com
    • If you have questions on qualification paths, a discrepancy with points and/or ranking, pools, start times, and registration issues
  • Head Armorer: Liz Morey
    • Responsible for the qualification and approval of the equipment used during the tournament including but not limited to the fencer's equipment, tournament scoring machines, reels, strips, and tampering of any of these items. For any disciplinary issues, decisions are made through the tournament committee which usually includes the Organization (and/or their deputy), FOC, and the Bout Committee Chair If you are interested in working at the tournament as a referee or staff member or volunteer, please contact Felicia Zimmermann at events@rocfencing.com
Transportation Details

Transportation Info

  • Airport: ROC
  • Distance from Airport to Venue: 20-25 min (little traffic)

Host Hotel Info

  • Country Inn & Suites Rochester University Area $129/night CUT OFF DATE FEB 10th, 2023 LINK TO RESERVATION for COUNTRY INN & SUITES BLOCK CODE: Block Code: 2303FENCSY TEL: +15854270131 ADDRESS: 797 E Henrietta Rd, Rochester, NY 14623, United States

  • Hampton Inn - Brockport NY $139/night (closest hotel to venue) CUT OFF DATE FEB 16th, 2023 LINK TO RESERVATION for HAMPTON CODE: Refer to fencing tournament TEL: +15853916747 ADDRESS: 4873 Lake Rd S, Brockport, NY 14420, United States

  • Home2 Suites by Hilton Rochester Greece $129/night CUT OFF DATE Feb 17th, 2023 LINK TO RESERVATION for Home2 Suites CODE: Refer to fencing tournament TEL: +15854321010 ADDRESS: 400 Bellwood Dr, Rochester, NY 14606, United States

My Registrations

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


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    Friday, March 10

    Cadet Men’s Foil (CDTMF)
    12:45pm Close of Registration
    Possible C2
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 37
    37 Official Competitors
    12 Open Spots
    Youth 10 Women’s Saber (Y10WS)
    1:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 9
    9 Official Competitors
    12 Open Spots
    Youth 14 Men’s Saber (Y14MS)
    1:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible C2
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 45
    45 Official Competitors
    11 Open Spots
    Youth 12 Men’s Epee (Y12ME)
    1:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 20
    20 Official Competitors
    8 Open Spots
    Youth 14 Women’s Epee (Y14WE)
    3:30pm Close of Registration
    Possible C1
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 22
    22 Official Competitors
    13 Open Spots
    Youth 10 Men’s Foil (Y10MF)
    3:30pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 39
    39 Official Competitors
    10 Open Spots
    Youth 12 Women’s Foil (Y12WF)
    3:30pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 33
    33 Official Competitors
    9 Open Spots
    Cadet Women’s Saber (CDTWS)
    4:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible C2
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 30
    30 Official Competitors
    12 Open Spots

    Saturday, March 11

    Youth 12 Men’s Saber (Y12MS)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 36
    36 Official Competitors
    13 Open Spots
    Youth 10 Men’s Epee (Y10ME)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 23
    23 Official Competitors
    12 Open Spots
    Cadet Women’s Epee (CDTWE)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible C1
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 15
    15 Official Competitors
    6 Open Spots
    Youth 14 Men’s Foil (Y14MF)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible C2
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 61
    61 Official Competitors
    9 Open Spots
    Youth 10 Women’s Epee (Y10WE)
    11:00am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 6
    6 Official Competitors
    15 Open Spots
    Cadet Men’s Epee (CDTME)
    11:00am Close of Registration
    Possible C1
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 20
    20 Official Competitors
    15 Open Spots
    Youth 14 Women’s Saber (Y14WS)
    1:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible C2
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 47
    47 Official Competitors
    9 Open Spots
    Youth 14 Women’s Foil (Y14WF)
    1:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible B2
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 41
    41 Official Competitors
    8 Open Spots

    Sunday, March 12

    Youth 12 Men’s Foil (Y12MF)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 58
    58 Official Competitors
    12 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 23
    23 Official Competitors
    5 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 30
    30 Official Competitors
    5 Open Spots
    Youth 12 Women’s Epee (Y12WE)
    11:00am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 18
    18 Official Competitors
    10 Open Spots
    Youth 10 Women’s Foil (Y10WF)
    11:00am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 31
    31 Official Competitors
    11 Open Spots
    Cadet Men’s Saber (CDTMS)
    11:00am Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 27
    27 Official Competitors
    8 Open Spots
    Youth 12 Women’s Saber (Y12WS)
    1:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 26
    26 Official Competitors
    9 Open Spots
    Cadet Women’s Foil (CDTWF)
    1:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible B1
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 21
    21 Official Competitors
    14 Open Spots
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    Timeline

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


    Registration Opens
    Oct 26, 2022 9:00am PST
    Entry Deadline
    Feb 20, 2023 11:59pm PST
    Late Entry Deadline
    Feb 28, 2023 11:59pm PST
    Classification Change Deadline
    Mar 3, 2023 11:59pm PST
    Tournament Start
    Mar 10, 2023 12:00am PST
    Tournament End
    Mar 12, 2023 12:00am PST