Forge Fencing - Priority on Youth #5 of 5
Registration Closes June 14, 2024
Forge Fencing Academy & Club
610 North Duke Street, Durham, NC 27701 USA Map
Online Payments Not Accepted
Forge Fencing is excited to launch this season of our Priority on Youth Tournament Series designed to foster new and emerging youth fencers in foil, epee', and saber. Please see the MORE INFO page.
Priority on Youth is a tournament series designed to provide a fun and positive atmosphere for youth to develop their competition skills and experience, while fostering their love and passion for competition. These events are geared towards athletes who are building skills to eventually compete at the USA Fencing Regional and National Level.
June 16th @ 5:00pm is our end of year Prize Table & Pizza Party!
Athletes will earn points by participating in each event, athletes that participate in 4/5 of the tournament dates will be eligible to select an amazing prize from our prize table after the completion of the final event.
Event fee is $25 per event for Forge Members. $35 per event for for non-members. Event fees are paid at the club on the day of the event, during check-in.
AskFred registration will close the Thursday prior to the event.
Times listed are close of check-in. Fencers should plan on arriving at the venue one hour prior to the start of the event to allow time to check-in and warm-up
Eligibility and Uniform Requirements
- To calculate a fencer's age and eligibility, visit https://www.usafencing.org/age-classification-eligibility
- Y10 -- Born 2013-2016
- Y12 -- Born 2011-2014
- Y14 -- Born 2009-2012
- Full regulation safety equipment is required, including: fencing pants, plastrons, and long socks.
- Full electric equipment needed for the weapon they are fencing.
Foil Specific Gear
Foil bib masks will be required for the foil event. FIE padded chest protectors are not required but strongly encouraged, standard epee' chest protectors will be accepted.
2023-2024 Priority on Youth Schedule
These events will be used as training events for building coaches, referees and fencers.
Guest coaches, parents and outside club members are welcome to participate in building our regional strength.
Tournament guidelines and expectations will be emailed before the event.
Have Questions or need help? Contact Jeff@Forgefencing.com.