PHOENIX FENCING FALL MASTERS SERIES 2014:
Phoenix Fencing Club is hosting a Masters Series Fencing League in Foil, Sabre and Epee through Fall 2014. Start date is Monday, 15 September, 2014; end date is Monday, 8 December, 2014. Tournament will be run every other Monday from 7-9pm. Dates listed below, registration via Crossed Swords will be available at the same time.
Dates (all Mondays):
Epee & Sabre:
DE’s in all three weapons – 8 December
Who can Fence?
To participate you must hold a valid CFF Licence and you must be 30 years of age or older (born 1984 or earlier). Fencers over twenty and under thirty are welcome; must have a valid CFF licence, and pay the registration fee.
Equipment and what to wear?
This is a recreational event and not an Open, which means you are still required to wear proper safety equipment – glove, jacket, mask, athletic footwear, sous plastron, chest protector (female only), and fencing socks with fencing Pants or long athletic pants. Sorry, shorts will not be permitted for safety reasons; partial jackets are also not permitted.
Please bring your own equipment, in good working order. If you do not have your own perhaps you can borrow from club-mates or your club.
FIE rules will apply (bib mask for foil, poules, DE’s etc.), events scored on electric boxes with current timing and clocks. Mask testing prior to each start.
Fencing will be done in poules. Poules will consist of 5 hits or 3 minutes, whichever comes first. Cumulative ranking will be done throughout the series, with DE’s being fenced on Monday, 8 December, 2014. DE’s will be 10 hits, 2 three minute periods, whichever comes first.
Poules will be self-refereed but monitored.
Phoenix Fencing Club, Earl Grey Community Centre, 360 Cockburn Street North.
There will be no on-site Canteen so please bring your own supply of beverages and snacks. Water fountain available.
Schedule of Events:
Nightly Group Warm-Up 7-7:20 pm
Poules begin 7:20 pm
• At the discretion of the DT, fencers not present for poules will be awarded losses and accept the penalty in the cumulative ranking.
• Weapons with fewer than 4 entries may be cancelled.
Fee for the series is $60. Registration can be done via the Phoenix Fencing page on the Crossed Swords website starting 15 August, 2014. Online registration and payment only. Fee includes optional practice evenings on the non-tournament Wednesdays. Fee includes participation in as many weapons as you would like to compete in.
Online Entries with full payment must be received by 12 Noon, Friday, 12 September, 2014.