UPDATE: Blue Gauntlet will be selling fencing gear both days!
$40 First event if pre-registered on AskFred.
$70 First event if registering at the tournament as a walk-on.
In either case, each additional event is $20.
Fencers are to pay their event fees at the bout committee/registration table, not at the entrance to the venue, or online. Spectators/family members are to pay their entrance fee at the entrance to the venue.See below.
This is a USFA sanctioned event.
Close of preregistration is 7/26/15, 5 days before the event.
***IMPORTANT NOTE: The 2015-16 USFA fencing season starts on the first day of this tournament!!***
You will need to present your valid 2015-16 USFA membership to register and compete. To expedite the registration process, it is HIGHLY recommended that you obtain it prior to the tournament.
We cannot guarantee use of a computer for renewal. You may renew on your smartphone or other personal device prior to presenting at registration.
You need a current USFA membership to preregister on AskFred.
The bout committee reserves the option of combining the men's and women's veteran events into mixed events if there are fewer than 6 competitors in one of the single-sex events. If an event is mixed, men and women will still medal separately.
USFA conductive bib rules for foil will be enforced. Rules concerning the conductive bib on the foil mask can be found in the current USFA rulebook t.471.2
USFA competitions must strictly enforce the epee wiring rules. Wires may no longer be threaded through the channel in the socket. See http://www.fencingofficials.org/blog/2013/05/wiring-epees/
*Transparent masks are NOT permitted in any weapon.
*Masks with exchangeable bibs are allowed. If the inspection mark is placed on the bib, be sure not to change out your inspection mark!
*Anyone participating in a foil or sabre event will need 2 mask cords.
*All gloves will be checked by the armorer for integrity of material. No tears or holes will be permited
(except for those that allow for the body cord).
*For safety and insurance purposes, fencers and coaches must wear mask and glove while participating in drills, lessons, warm-up, with weapon in hand. Failure to comply may result in removal from the venue.
2015-16 USFA Age Classifications:
• Youth-14: 2001-2004
• Junior (U-20): 1996-2002
• Senior: 2002 or earlier
• Veteran: 1976 or earlier
KSG charges an admission fee for spectators (anyone not competing, officiating or volunteering). Spectators include family members, and coaches, of the athletes. The following passes are available:
$10 Daily Fee
$15 "Two Day Pass"
$20 "All Event Pass" good throughout the tournament.
For more info on fees: