2024 West-Rock Junior Olympic Qualifiers

November 19, 2023
Fencing Academy Of Westchester

Fencing Academy of Westchester
40 Saw Mill River Road, Hawthorne, NY 10532 USA
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Please read the information below before registering.

This Junior Olympics Qualifier tournament is open only to members of the West-Rock Division to qualify for USA Fencing's Junior Olympic Championships, scheduled to take place on February 16-19, 2023 in Charlotte, N.C. This Qualifier is for both Juniors and Cadet fencers.

Regular registration fees until Sat, Nov 11, 11:59 p.m. ($40 registration fee, $30 event fee).

Late registartion fee Nov 12 - Nov 17 is $80 registration, $60 event fee

The Junior Olympics Qualifier Tournament will be held at:

Fencing Academy of Westchester

40 Saw Mill River Road

Hawthorne, NY 105032

If interested in refereeing, e-mail manager@fencewestchester.com. All referees must be USA Fencing credentialed (USA Fencing Safesport trained and passed their background check), and have signed the USA Fencing's Referee's Contract.

Please read the information below before registering.

Make sure your e-mail is correct in the FRED system. This is the only way we have to communicate with you. If you do not get a confirmation when you register, your e-mail is not correct. By registering in this tournament, you agree to share your registration information with USA Fencing.

Sunday, Nov 19, 2023

9:00 a.m. Junior Women's Epee (U20)

9:00 a.m. Junior Men's Epee (U20)

9:30 a.m. Junior Women's Foil (U20)

9:30 a.m. Junior Men's Foil (U20)

10:30 a.m. Junior Men's Sabre (U20)

10:30 a.m. Junior Women's Sabre (U20)

11:00 a.m. Cadet Women's Epee (U17)

11:00 a.m. Cadet Men's Epee (U17)

11:30 a.m. Cadet Women's Foil (U17)

11:30 a.m. Cadet Men's Foil (U17)

12:00 p.m. Cadet Men's Sabre (U17)

12:00 p.m. Cadet Women's Sabre (U17)


On-time preregistration closes on Nov 11, 2023.

This qualification tournament is for West-Rock Division fencers ONLY who wish to qualify for the Junior Olympics in the Under-20 age groups. Fencers must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents of the United States and current members of USA Fencing.

You must have an current USA Fencing membership (Access or higher) to compete in this tournament. You must show your USA Fencing card or have proof that your membership payment has been made. Because this is an age restricted event, if your birthdate is not verified on your USA Fencing membership card, you must bring proof of birthdate, for example, passport or birth certificate.

Qualifying for Junior Olympics:

The top 25% of the competitors in each event qualify for the Junior Olympics.

Here is the link to the USA Fencing National Points List:


If you are on the National Points list and wish to fence up in your age category please email the organizer BEFORE the posted deadlines for permission to register.

For more information about the qualification paths for the Junior Olympics via regional points, please refer to page 32 of the 2021-2022 Athlete's Handbook.

Sanctioning and Format:

This tournament is sanctioned by the West Rock Division of the USA Fencing. The format for each event consists of a round of pools with 100% promoted to the direct elimination round. There is no fence-off for third place if there are at least 13 fencers in the event.

Check-in deadline times are subject to change. Please plan to arrive at least 60 minutes before each posted deadline for equipment check.

Fencer's Equipment:

All fencers are required to comply with the USA Fencing standards for uniforms and equipment. Each fencer must bring at least two functional weapons, two body cords, and two mask cords for foil and sabre that meet USA Fencing requirements. Testing of weapons will be done on strip. There are no exceptions to the attire and equipment rules.

Armorers will test the mask, lame jacket or vest, gloves, (800 Newton glove is mandatory for saber) and body and mask cords. All lame materials (mask, bib, jacket, vest, saber glove or manchette) will be tested for conductivity. Items that have passed inspection will be specifically marked.

Entry Fees:

On time registration is $40 registration, $30 event fee

Late registartion is $80 registration, $60 event fee


There are no exceptions to this policy.



Please make sure that you have an email listed on your askfred registration in case the event organizers need to contact you.

Fencers are considered registered when their names appear on the "Who's Preregistered?" list on the askFred listing for this tournament. You are not fully registered if your name appears as "incomplete" in this listing. It is your responsibility to ensure your registration.

NO REFUNDS AFTER Nov 11, 2023.

There will be no medal ceremony. Fencers can pick up their medals as they leave the venue. Medals will be awarded for 1st through 3rd place for each event.