All athletes must complete a waiver for NCCU in order to participate. Please print out, complete, and bring with you when you check in for your event. Download the waiver HERE.
Information about our event for athletes, parents, and coaches can be found on the BLOG post.
Initial Seedings and Live Results will be posted on www.fencingtimelive.com on Friday morning.
Please be aware that Bull City RaceFest is taking place on Sunday Morning throughout downtown. This is a large race that will impact some road closures. Please review the road closure information HERE and plan your route accordingly.
This tournament is open to all regions of USA Fencing.
This tournament will follow the current rules and procedures of USA Fencing (https://www.usafencing.org/athlete-handbook).
Age Eligibility Birth Years
* Y8 = Birth years 2015 - 2018 * Y10 = Birth years 2013 - 2016 * Y12 = Birth years 2011 - 2014 (or on Y10 NRPS) * Y14 = Birth years 2009 - 2012 (or on Y12 NRPS) * CDT = Birth years 2007 - 2010 (or on Y14 NRPS) * JR = Birth years 2004 - 2010 (or on Cadet NRPS)
Current point standings click here
The tournament daily schedule is SUBJECT TO CHANGE based upon registrations, entries, capping and health (safety) protocols.
All times are close of check-in.
Blue Gauntlet will be our onsite equipment vendor for the Event.
There will be Armory Check available on Friday, 10/13 from 5:30pm to 7:00pm. Additional details will be sent out in a pre-event email once they are finalized. Due to the size of the event, our armory staff will be handling equipment check and on-strip calls. They will not have availability to assist you with personal equipment repairs. Be sure your equipment is in excellent working condition, and please utilize our vendor to assist you with equipment needs.
Food & Concessions Concessions are available via vending machines on the ground floor of the gym complex. There are 2 snack machines, and 2 beverage machines. Water fountains are available on all 3 levels of the gym. Pearson Dining Hall is a short walk from the gym and has brunch and lunch available.
The regular Extended Fee Deadline has passed. The last day to have requested a refund was 10/2/2023 at midnight.
Triple Fees went into effect on 10/3/2023 at 12:01 AM and close on 10/12/2023 at midnight.
We appreciate everyone's patience as we navigate being able to accommodate athletes on the the waiting list. Our team is working on adding additional referee staff to the event. We will be able to communicate waiting list status on Friday, 10/5 via email.
Referee Coordinator - Charles E. Greene II
If you are interested in being a member of the referee cadre or observed for a referee rating at Bull City 2023 Y8 - RYC - RJCC please send an email to Charles E. Greene II CharlesEGreeneII@AOL.com
RDU airport is about a 20 minute drive to Downtown Durham. NC Central University is located in a residential close to the downtown area. The Millennium Hotel has a special rate for our event if you ask for the "Forge Fencing Rate", (919) 383-8575.
Please do NOT park in any parking spaces with a "Reserved" sign on them. The NC Central Parking deck will be FREE to park in on Saturday and Sunday, and is a short walk to the gymnasium.
https://www.discoverdurham.com/ is an excellent resource to learn about all our amazing city has to offer.
Your current registrations for this tournament are listed here along with their status.
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Saturday, October 14
Sunday, October 15
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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All times are Pacific Standard Time (PST).