VA Division Junior Olympic Qualifiers

December 9, 2023
Registration closes December 6, 2023
Elite Fencing Academy (VA)

Elite Fencing Academy VA
5401 Port Royal Rd, Springfield, VA 22151 US Map
Online Payment Required To Register
This is the VA Division qualifier to the Junior Olympics (Cadet and Junior National Championships) to be held in Charlotte, NC on 2/16-2/24/2024. READ MORE INFO SECTION! VA DIV FENCERS ONLY!

This is the VA Division qualifier to the Junior Olympics (Cadet and Junior National Championships) to be held in Charlotte, NC on 2/16-2/24/2024.

All Junior (U20) events will be held before the Cadet (U17) events on the same day. Cadet events with fewer than four competitors will NOT be held.

REGISTRATION FOR THIS EVENT WILL CLOSE ON WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 6th at MIDNIGHT! No exceptions to this will be made. On Thursday, any event that does not have 4 or more paid registrations will not be held and those pre-registered and paid will automatically qualify for that event.

Junior age events will begin at 10AM and 11AM. All Cadet events held will begin no earlier than 2PM unless otherwise communicated.

Virginia Division Members Only!!! A member can declare a Division affiliation based on his or her residence, the location of the school that the member is attending, or the location of the club that the member will represent in USA Fencing competitions. Each year a member must declare the Division affiliation for that membership year. That Division is then the one from which the fencer must qualify for the USA Fencing National Championships and the Junior Olympic Fencing Championships.

Fencers under 13 can compete in the Cadet event if they are on the NRPS for Y-14.

Number of Qualifiers for Junior Olympic Fencing Championships and USA Fencing National Championships from Division Qualifying Competitions (25% rule) # of Competitors(# of Qualifiers) 

1(1), 2(2) 3 -12(3), 13-16(4), 17-20(5), 21-24(6), 25-28(7) [BOD, October 2003]

Important note: Fencers must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents of the United States. Any fencer who is a citizen or permanent resident, who has also represented another country in the last three years, in any FIE (Senior or Junior) and/or Union International de Pentathlon Monderne (UIPM) event, and who has not yet been granted permission to represent the USA by USA Fencing and the FIE is not eligible for any USA Fencing National Championship competition, individual or team, including division qualifying competitions. A foreign fencer who is in the United States on a visa is NOT eligible to fence in any National Championships, individual or team, or associated division qualifying competitions. If an athlete has a Green Card, a copy of this card should be brought to the event as part of check in.

Finally, registration for this tournament automatically grants consent to the above statements from the Virginia Division of USA Fencing, LLC, without recourse or question.

* Liability waiver - Upon entering this tournament you agree to abide by the current rules of USA Fencing and other applicable rules instituted by the Virginia Division of USA Fencing, LLC (VADIV). You acknowledge you are entering this tournament at your own risk and release USA Fencing and its sponsors, VADIV , and referees from any liability. With entry you give consent to VADIV to obtain medical care from any licensed physician, hospital, or clinic for any injury or illness that may arise during activities associated with this tournament. *