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Westchester-Rockland Y14 and Division 2 & 3 Qualifiers for 2019 Summer Nationals: Sunday, March 24, 2019

Registration is now open on Ask Fred for the Westchester-Rockland Y14 and Division 2 & 3 qualifiers for the 2019 Summer Nationals! This tournament is great practice — fence whether or not you intend to compete at nationals!

The qualifiers will be held on Sunday, March 24, 2019, at the Fencing Academy of Westchester in Hawthorne, NY.

Entry fee: $60/event, payable at the door.”Senior” events are qualifiers for both Div 2 & Div 3. Fencers registering for both the Y14 and Division 2/3 qualifier receive a discount: 2 events for $90!

All fees are payable at the door by cash or check. Credit cards not accepted, and no advanced payment. Fencers registered for both events will submit payment for both events upon check-in for the first event.

Preregistration online closes on March 17. Fees double from March 17-22. NO entries accepted after March 22.
Email kareckling@gmail.com for late registration

To preregister, click HERE

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2019 West-Rock Division Junior Olympic Qualifiers Announced

The 2019 West-Rock Division Qualifiers will be held on Sunday, November 18, 2018 at the Fencing Academy of Westchester, in Hawthorne, NY.

For event details and to register, please click HERE

Online pre-registration closes on November 12. Events are $60 each, and are payable by cash or check in advance or at the door. Credit cards are NOT accepted.

West-Rock Success at Junior Olympics!

Congratulations to all our West-Rock fencers and coaches who competed (and are competing) in Memphis.

Zach Binder of FAW claimed a silver medal in the Cadet Men’s Foil. Coaches: Slava Grigoriev, assisted by Anya Katkova and Renal Ganeev.

A very special CONGRATULATIONS goes out to our division fencers who were named to the Junior National Team and will be traveling to World Championships in April:

Teddy Lombardo, Junior Men’s Epee. Clubs: FAW, NYAC. Coach: Alex Zurabishvili

Slyvie Binder, Junior Women’s Foil. Clubs: Columbia University, FAW. Coaches: Anya Katkova & Slava Grigoriev.

Still Time to Register for the West-Rock 2018 Y14 and Div 2, Div 3 National Qualifiers

West-Rock Fencers — there’s just over a month to go till our Y14 and Division 2/Division 3 qualifiers at the Fencing Academy of Westchester. There’s still time to sign-up, so don’t wait! Pre-registration closes on March 18.

To register click: HERE

Birth Years:
Y14: 2003-2006
Div II and III: Born 2004 or earlier

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Remember, this competition is for members of the West-Rock Division ONLY. You must have an active USA Fencing Membership to compete.

Register for the West-Rock Junior Olympic Qualifiers! Nov 19, 2017 at FAW

 

JO FlyerRegistration is live for the West-Rock Qualifiers for the 2018 Junior Olympics! Sign-up now to avoid late fees.

Junior and Cadet qualifiers will be fenced on Sunday, November 19, at the Fencing Academy of Westchester.

To register click HERE

Registration on askfred closes NOV 11, 2017.
DOUBLE ENTRY FEE, DEC 12 -17.
NO ENTRIES ACCEPTED AFTER Midnight, DECEMBER 17 OR AT THE DOOR.

The 2018 Junior Olympics will be held in Memphis, TN, from February 16-19, 2018.

More “fine print”:

* We are running the Junior in the morning. If you qualify for the Junior and have registered to fence Cadet in the afternoon, we will not provide a refund for the Cadet should you choose not to fence in it. Registrations will not be accepted the day of the event. If you want to fence in both events, you must register in advance and pay for both at check-in.

 

Good Luck at National Championships!

Good luck to all fencers competing at this week’s National Championships and July Challenge!

Fencing kicks off on Saturday, July 1, in Salt Lake City, UT. Competition will be held at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Halls 1-5 with medals awarded daily. All events are free and open to the public. The 10-day event will draw an estimated 4,222 fencers from 47 states and 428 clubs. With 8,877 entries approved for the event, the tournament could surpass the 12-day 2014 USA Fencing National Championships as the largest fencing tournament in history. For complete tournament coverage click HERE

We know how hard everyone has worked all season and congratulations to the fencers, coaches, parents, and supporters who made it through another year on the strip.

Go get ’em!

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Time Changes to 2017 National Qualifiers

National Qualifiers for Y14, Division 2 and Division 3 are this Sunday, March 19!

Due to a late surge in entries, and in order to keep the event running smoothly, we have changed the close of check-in times for the following events:
Div 2/3 WE — now 11:30AM
Div 2/3 WF — now 11:30AM
Y14 MF — now 1:30PM
Y14 ME — now 1:00PM
Y14 WE — now 1:00PM
Y14 WF — Now 1:00PM