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2015 Junior Olympics and National Qualifier Dates Announced

The fencing season is about to get underway, and in anticipation of a busy, competitive year, the West-Rock Division has set dates and sites for the 2015 Junior Olympic and 2015 Summer National Y14 and Div2/Div 3 Championships Qualifiers. Both qualifiers will be held at the Fencing Academy of Westchester (FAW) in Hawthorne, NY.

2015 Junior Olympics Qualifiers

Date: Sunday, November 23, 2014

Age Categories: Junior (U20) and Cadet (U17)

Event Fee: $50/event

Pre-registration is now open on AskFred and closes on Sunday, November 9th. Late entries will be accepted at double entry fee between November 10 and November 16. Absolutely NO entries will be accepted after midnight on November 16th, no exceptions.

To pre-register for the 2015 Junior Olympic Qualifiers, Click HERE

2015 Summer National Y14 and Div 2/Div 3 Championships

Date: Sunday, March 15, 2015

Age Categories:  Y14, Division 2, Division 3,Veteran

Event Fee: $50/event

Pre-registration is now open on AskFred and closes on Sunday, March 1st. Late entries will be accepted at double entry fee between march 2nd and 9th. Absolutely NO entries will be accepted after midnight on March 9th, no exceptions.

To pre-register for the 2015 Summer National Y14 and Div 2/Div3 Qualifiers, Click HERE

Important Notes:

All fencers in these tournaments must be members of the West-Rock Division and hold current USFA Membership. You will be asked to present your membership card at check-in. Please verify your division with the USFA (NOT Askfred!) before registering — you can do that by clicking HERE.

Please note that AskFred is independent from the USFA — classification upgrades noted on AskFred are not valid until confirmed by the USFA.

Late registration can be made via email to kareckling@gmail.com. Please send the fencer’s name, birth year, weapon, age categories, and classification in the email.

Payment for these events cannot be made online. Checks, made payable to the West-Rock Division USFA can be mailed in advance to the address noted on the “more info” page of the AskFred tournament listing. Payment is also accepted at the door in cash or check. Credit Cards not accepted.

If you register for multiple events, payment for all events is expected by check-in for the first event. Refunds are not granted if fencers elect to withdraw from later events.

 

The West-Rock Division is a 501c3 non-profit. Tournament fees go directly to referee payments and costs associated with running the qualifier.

Event times are subject to change based on number of registrants. Please check our website and AskFred for updates.

Scenes from Our Div2/3 and Y14 National Qualifiers

At today’s Division 2 & 3 and Y14 National Qualifying Tournament, the West-Rock Division recognized US Junior and Cadet Men’s Epee World Championship Team member Joshua Cole and his coach Alex Zurabishvili. We also acknowledged Fencing Academy of Westchester Head Coach, Slava Grigoriev for his contribution to Westchester-Rockland Fencing.

Alex Zurabishvili, Joshua Cole, Diane Reckling, Slava Grigoriev

Alex Zurabishvili, Joshua Cole, Diane Reckling, Slava Grigoriev

Fencers competed today in 12 events across 2 categories.  The top 4 finishers were recognized in each event with medals. 54 fencers from West-Rock qualified to the Division 2, Division 3, and Youth-14 Summer National Championships. Full results will be posted later today on askfred.net.

Our Y14 Men's Epee Medalists! Congratulations

Our Y14 Men’s Epee Medalists! Congratulations

The Y14 Men's Saber Finalists

The Y14 Men’s Saber Finalists

The top 4 in the Women's Senior Foil Event. From Left to Right, Olympia Peters, Shina Patel, Hanna Kopits, and Klarissa Armada.

The top 4 in the Women’s Senior Foil Event. From Left to Right, Olympia Peters, Shina Patel, Hanna Kopits, and Klarissa Armada.

2014 Y14, Div 2/3 National Qualifiers Registration is Open

Hello West-Rock Fencers!

Registration is now open for the 2014 Y14, Division 2 & 3 National Championship Qualifiers. Schedule  is listed below. Fencers can register online at AskFred by following this link: Register Here

Sunday March 23, 2014

@ The Fencing Academy of Westchester

40 Saw Mill River Rd

Hawthorne, NY 10532

Registration closes on March 15, 2014. Fees double from March 16-18.

No entries will be accepted after March 18.

(Email organizer for late entries)

Div 2/3 Men’s Foil 9:00AM
Div 2/3 Men’s Saber 9:00AM
Div 2/3 Men’s Epee 9:00AM
Div 2/3 Women’s Foil 10:30AM
Div 2/3 Women’s Epee 10:30AM
Div 2/3 Women’s Saber 10:30AM
   
Y14 Men’s Foil 12:00PM
Y14 Men’s Saber 12:00PM
Y14 Men’s Epee 12:00PM
Y14 Women’s Foil 1:00PM
Y14 Women’s Saber 1:00PM
Y14 Women’s Epee 1:00PM

Times listed are close of registration – Check AskFred for Changes.

Registration fee: $50per event

Checks payable to West-Rock Division USFA

Age Categories Birth years:

Y14             1999-2002

Div 2/3 2000 or before, Classification of C or Under

Contact Kathleen at KAReckling@gmail.com with any questions.

Schedule and Date Set for 2013 West Rock Y14 and Div 2/3 National Qualifiers

2013 Summer National Qualifiers for Y14, Division 2, and Division 3 are set for Sunday, April 21 at the Fencing Academy of Westchester.

For full schedule and fee information, see link below:

2013 National Qualifiers flyer

Registration will be on askfred beginning February 10.