Secondary School Fencing Circuit 2014

 

Welcome to this year’s Secondary School Fencing Circuit! Fencing North are very excited to hold this event again and can’t wait to kick it off. 

The 2014 Secondary School Circuit is due to start on the 10th May. The circuit is split into two components, an individual series and a team series. The individual series runs across four weekends, 10th May - 24th May - 7th June - 21st June, the teams series runs across two weekends, 2nd August and 16th August (and potentially a third weekend, 30th August, depending on number of teams entering).  The circuit and is open to anyone currently at primary or secondary school and the weapons fenced this year will be foil and sabre.

 

The format of the competitions are as follows:

 

Individual:

The first three weekends are run as competitions with both poule and elimination rounds. The fourth weekend will run as an elimination competition using results from the first three rounds to determine rankings. If you attend all of the competitions you have a better chance at getting higher rankings.

 

Team:

The first weekend of the team event will involve running of team poules. The second weekend will involve a team elimination round based on results from the poule round the previous weekend. There can be up to 4 fencers of any gender in a team (3 fencing + 1 reserve), so long as you all attend the same school.

There will be a party after the finals on the last day of each competition, friends and family are welcome to come along!

 

Event Details:

 

What:    

Fencing North Secondary School Fencing Circuit 2014

 

Venue: 

Massey High School Hall, 274 Don Buck Rd, Massey West, Auckland

 

Dates: 

 

Individual:

10th May Secondary School Individual #1
24th May Secondary School Individual #2
7th June Secondary School Individual #3
21st June Secondary School Individual Finals

 

Team:

2nd August Secondary School Teams Poules
16th August Secondary School Teams Finals

 

Registration Timetable:

 

Individual Events:

Boys' and Girls' Sabre 8.45am
Boys' and Girls' Epee 8.45am (this will be at the same time as the Sabre)
Boys' Foil 9.45am
Girls' Foil 11.15am

 

Team Events:

School Foil Teams 8.45am
School Sabre Teams 11.45am (Note that this bas been brought forwards from 12.30pm)

 

Registration cut off will be 5mins after the registration times. Event start times are expected to be 15mins after registration time.

 

Entry Fee:

Individual events                 Fencers competing in Epee only, the fee is $5, everyone else can enter any combination of all three weapons for $20
Team event                       $100 per team for the whole team competition (team event entries will be organised once the individual  competitions have started)

 

Fencers who compete at the first three individual events will get free entry into the individual finals.

 

Follow the link below to enter, you can enter multiple individual events in one form. Please enter as early as you can, it helps us organising referees.

 

http://aucklandfencing.com/index.php?option=com_chronoforms&chronoform=SecondarySchoolCircuit2014

 

Entry fees can be paid on arrival, or by bank transfer - (please contact us if this option is preferable)

 

Entries for each event close by 9pm on the Thursday before the event. Late entries accepted at organiser discretion, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Affiliations:

Secondary School fencers who participate in this event need to be affiliated at an associate level or higher with Fencing North and Fencing New Zealand. Affiliation forms can be downloaded from the “useful files” page on the Fencing North Website, www.aucklandfencing.com. Look for the file named "Fencing North Membership 2014"

 

You can affiliate on arrival, or you can affiliate in advance by sending a scanned copy of your completed form to our treasurer Johann Ryu (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.), Johann will provide internet banking details if this option is preferable. 

 

 

 

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