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West-Rock Fencers Place at the 2015 Junior Olympics

Congratulations to our Junior Olympic medalists and their coaches!

Junior Women’s Epee Team — FAW, 2nd Place. Fencers: Berdichensky, Falkowski, Vigna, and Ra

Junior Women’s Epee — Victoria Wines, 5th, FAW

Junior Women’s Foil Team — FAW, Gold Medal. Fencers: Binder, Magera, Peters, Carminucci

And a special congratulations to Sylvie Binder who earned a spot as a member of the 2015 Cadet Nation Women’s Foil Team. She’ll fencing for the US in Tashkent, Uzbekistan in early April.

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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.

2014 Junior Olympic Results

On Sunday, November 17, young fencers from across Westchester and Rockland competed to earn a qualifying spot for the 2014 USFA Junior Olympics in Portland, Oregon.

Results are available here.

Stay tuned for photos from the event!

2014 Junior Olympic Qualifier Registration is up online!

WEST-ROCK DIVISION 2014 JUNIOR OLYMPIC QUALIFIERS

SUNDAY NOVEMBER 17, 2013

 

@ THE FENCING ACADEMY OF WESTCHESTER

40 SAW MILL RIVER RD

HAWTHORNE, NY 10532

REGISTER HERE

BEGINNING SEPTEMBER 24, 2012

ENTRY FEE: $50/EVENT

 

PRE-REGISTRATION CLOSES ON NOV. 9, 2013.

DOUBLE ENTRY FEE, NOV. 10-12.

TRIPLE ENTRY, NOV. 13-15

NO ENTRIES ACCEPTED AFTER NOVEMBER 15 

(EMAIL ORGANIZER FOR ENTRIES AFTER NOV 9) 

CONTACT KATHLEEN AT KARECKLING@GMAIL.COM WITH ANY QUESTIONS.