Note: The deadline to register for this tournament has been extended to midnight Tue. March 22.
This is a USFA sanctioned tournament to be held in just over a week at North Georgia Fencing Center in Suwanee. It is open to any fencer who joins USFA (see below). There will be men’s and women’s épée events at three levels of competition. Expect the standard of fencing in all three levels to be higher than at a GHSFL tournament.
- Y14 (Fencers born in 1996 – 1999)
- D & Under Senior (Fencers born no later than 1997 who have a USFA rating no higher than a “D”)
- C & Under Senior (Fencers born no later than 1997 who have a USFA rating no higher than a “C”)
The tentative schedule for the épée events is (times are when check-in closes):
- Women’s Y14 Épée: Sunday March 27 at 1 PM
- Women’s D & Under Senior Épée: Saturday March 26 at 9 AM
- Women’s C & Under Senior Épée: Sunday March 27 at 11 AM
- Men’s Y14 Épée: Saturday March 26 at 1 PM
- Men’s D & Under Senior Épée: Saturday March 26 at 8 AM
- Men’s C & Under Senior Épée: Sunday March 27 at 8 AM
If you want to compete, you need to:
- Join USFA (US Fencing Association), which you can do at http://usfencing.org/us-fencing-membership. Membership runs from August to July and costs $60 for one year (through July 2011) or $160 for three years (through July 2013).
- Create an account at www.AskFred.net which is a national clearing house for fencing tournament registration (check it out for news of other tournaments in our area).
- Preregister and pay ($25 per event) on AskFred for the event(s) you want to enter. The page for the Suwanee tournament is www.askfred.net/Events/moreInfo.php?tournament_id=14440.
North Georgia Fencing Center is at 811 Brogdon RD, Suwanee, GA 30024. Turn off of Brogdon Road at 811 Brogdon and come around to the back.