Premier Challenge ROC/VET/RJCC

Venue
Rockland Community College, Eugene Levy Field House

Tournament Date
Apr 8 - 9, 2023
Location
Suffern, NY
Region
Tournament Details

Welcome to the PREMIER CHALLENGE - ROC (DV1A, DV2, VET) & RJCC

VENUE & DATE CHANGE

Due to the inability of the original venue to host the event in the original dates, we have relocated the tournament to a new venue and will take place on a April 8-9, 2023

New Venue

ROCKLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE, Eugene Levy Field House located

145 College Rd, Suffern, NY 10901

New Dates

April 8-9, 2023

If you became ineligible due to date change, you will recieve full refund (less $5.00 USA Fencing admin fees). Please see the new Age Eligibility below

Event is Open to ALL Regions

ALL EVENTS ARE CAPPED

If you have any issue signing up for Cadet and Junior events, please contact the organizer info@premierfencingclub.com

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

The New Venue

  • Very close to all major highways and NYC transit
  • Only 44 miles away from Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) and LaGuardia Airport (LGA)
  • 90,000 Sq Ft venue with 50 grounded strips
  • Video replay for all gold medal bouts

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
  • Fencers to 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

Tournament Guidelines

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

Age Eligibility

  • CADET = 2007-2010 (or on Y14 NRPS)
  • JUNIOR = 2004-2010 (or on Cadet NRPS)
  • ROC = 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

Saturday

  • 8:00am D1AMF
  • 8:00am JME
  • 8:00am CWE
  • 8:00am DV1AWS
  • 8:00am DV2WF
  • 10:30am DV2MS
  • 12:00pm JWF
  • 12:00pm CWS
  • 12:00pm D1AWE
  • 12:00pm VWS
  • 12:00pm VMF
  • 2:30pm CMF
  • 4:00pm JMS
  • 4:00pm VWE
  • 4:00pm DV2ME

Sunday

  • 8:00am D1AME
  • 8:00am JWE
  • 8:00am DV2WS
  • 8:00am DV1AMS
  • 8:00am JMF
  • 12:00pm DV1AWF
  • 12:00pm DV2WE
  • 12:00pm VMS
  • 12:00pm VME
  • 12:00pm JWS
  • 2:30pm CDTME
  • 4:00pm CMS
  • 4:00pm CWF
  • 4:00pm VWF
  • 4:00pm DV2MF

Check-In

  1. Venue opens 9:30 AM on Friday and 6:30AM on Saturday and Sunday. We recommend arriving at least 1 hour before close of check-in.
  2. Proof of current USA Fencing membership. If a fencer is not a member yet, or membership has expired, the fencer has to complete and pay for USA Fencing membership at the door.
  3. To become a member of USA Fencing click here
  4. All fencers must have a USA Fencing membership card or a clearly legible copy to use the Auto Check-In feature.
  5. Fencers to present proof of age: Original or copies of birth certificate, passport or driver's license, unless if the USA Fencing membership card has "Birth year is Verified " is noted on the card.
  6. Fencers must check in everyday they compete.

Our Sponsors

  • Equipment Vendor - Blue Gauntlet Fencing Gear Blue-Gauntlet.com
  • Official Event Merchandiser - Lamsah for T-Shirts & Custom Printing
Event Fee Info

Registration and Event Fees

  • Regular fees until Monday March 20, 2023 11:59 PM PST - Registration $35, Administration $5, and Event fee is $55/event
  • Late fees (Triple) from March 21, 2023 until April 6, 2023 11:59 PM PST - Registration $105, Administration $15, and Event fee is $165/event
  • Starting April 7, 2023, No Online registration is permitted
  • Walk-In is permitted if there are open spots and approved by the Bout Committee

Refund Policy

  • Registration fees and Administration fees are NON-REFUNDABLE
  • Refund requests must be received by Friday March 24, 2023, 11:59 PM PST
  • Refund of events fees can be requested by sending email to info@premierfencingclub.com
  • Starting March 25, 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 Director - Abdel Aziz
  • Head Referee - Mary Frye
  • Referee Coordinator - Hisham Abdelaziz
  • Bout Committee Chair - Cheyl Delany
  • Head Armory - TBA

    If you are interested in working as a referee in this event, please send an email to Hisham Abdelaziz – hisham.abdelaziz92@gmail.com

Transportation Details

Airports

  • La Guardia International Airport (PHL) 43 miles
  • Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) 43 miles

Host Hotel

*_TBA**

My Registrations

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


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    Saturday, April 8

    Junior Men’s Epee (JNRME)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible A2
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 31
    31 Official Competitors
    74 Open Spots
    Cadet Women’s Epee (CDTWE)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible B1
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 15
    15 Official Competitors
    34 Open Spots
    Division IA Men’s Foil (D1AMF)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible B1
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 15
    15 Official Competitors
    111 Open Spots
    Division II Women’s Foil (DV2WF)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible E1
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 11
    11 Official Competitors
    52 Open Spots
    Division IA Women’s Saber (D1AWS)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible E1
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 10
    10 Official Competitors
    46 Open Spots
    Division II Men’s Saber (DV2MS)
    10:30am Close of Registration
    Possible C2
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 30
    30 Official Competitors
    26 Open Spots
    Junior Women’s Foil (JNRWF)
    12:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible A2
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 27
    27 Official Competitors
    36 Open Spots
    Cadet Women’s Saber (CDTWS)
    12:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 14
    14 Official Competitors
    42 Open Spots
    Veteran Women’s Saber (VETWS)
    12:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 0
    0 Official Competitors
    15 Open Spots
    Veteran Men’s Foil (VETMF)
    12:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 5
    5 Official Competitors
    16 Open Spots
    Division IA Women’s Epee (D1AWE)
    12:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible E1
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 8
    8 Official Competitors
    48 Open Spots
    Cadet Men’s Foil (CDTMF)
    2:30pm Close of Registration
    Possible B1
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 15
    15 Official Competitors
    69 Open Spots
    Division II Men’s Epee (DV2ME)
    4:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible C1
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 18
    18 Official Competitors
    45 Open Spots
    Junior Men’s Saber (JNRMS)
    4:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible B2
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 50
    50 Official Competitors
    27 Open Spots
    Veteran Women’s Epee (VETWE)
    4:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 2
    2 Official Competitors
    13 Open Spots

    Sunday, April 9

    Junior Men’s Foil (JNRMF)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible B1
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 23
    23 Official Competitors
    96 Open Spots
    Division IA Men’s Saber (D1AMS)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible B2
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 26
    26 Official Competitors
    79 Open Spots
    Junior Women’s Epee (JNRWE)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible E1
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 14
    14 Official Competitors
    35 Open Spots
    Division II Women’s Saber (DV2WS)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible E1
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 12
    12 Official Competitors
    37 Open Spots
    Division IA Men’s Epee (D1AME)
    8:00am Close of Registration
    Possible A2
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 36
    36 Official Competitors
    90 Open Spots
    Junior Women’s Saber (JNRWS)
    12:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible E1
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 7
    7 Official Competitors
    49 Open Spots
    Veteran Men’s Epee (VETME)
    12:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible E1
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 11
    11 Official Competitors
    24 Open Spots
    Veteran Men’s Saber (VETMS)
    12:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible E1
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 11
    11 Official Competitors
    10 Open Spots
    Division IA Women’s Foil (D1AWF)
    12:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible A1
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 20
    20 Official Competitors
    43 Open Spots
    Division II Women’s Epee (DV2WE)
    12:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible E1
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 9
    9 Official Competitors
    33 Open Spots
    Cadet Men’s Epee (CDTME)
    2:30pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 14
    14 Official Competitors
    56 Open Spots
    Veteran Women’s Foil (VETWF)
    4:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 0
    0 Official Competitors
    15 Open Spots
    Cadet Women’s Foil (CDTWF)
    4:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible Not Rated
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 11
    11 Official Competitors
    45 Open Spots
    Cadet Men’s Saber (CDTMS)
    4:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible C2
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 32
    32 Official Competitors
    31 Open Spots
    Division II Men’s Foil (DV2MF)
    4:00pm Close of Registration
    Possible E1
    This event has a registration cap in place.
    Entrants 9
    9 Official Competitors
    82 Open Spots
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    Timeline

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


    Registration Opens
    Oct 13, 2022 9:00am PST
    Entry Deadline
    Mar 20, 2023 11:59pm PST
    Late Entry Deadline
    Apr 6, 2023 11:59pm PST
    Classification Change Deadline
    Jan 13, 2023 11:59pm PST
    Tournament Start
    Apr 8, 2023 12:00am PST
    Tournament End
    Apr 9, 2023 12:00am PST