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ROC of the Rockies DIV IA/DIV II/VET F/E/S Region4 Apr 28, 2017 - Apr 30, 2017
DIV IA/DIV II/Vet Combined 3 Weapon Regional Open Circuit Region 4 Non-refundable registration fee $30 Event fee $40/event (after 4/10/17 $80/event) Prize Swords to ALL gold medalists + $300 equipment gift card in events greater than 30 fencers!!!
Denver Fencing Center: Denver, CO
posted 08/01/2016
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Payment & Registration Information
Please register and complete payment online. If you pre-registered but did not complete payment, you must still do so online.

Non-refundable registration fee $30. Event fee $40 payable through askfred.net.
YOUR REGISTRATION IS NOT COMPLETE UNTIL YOU HAVE PAID BOTH FEES ONLINE.
Pre-registration will close on April 10, 2017. After the deadline, the event fees will increase $80 per event.

Walk-in registrations
    will
be accepted. Payments made at the door must be in cash or check only.
***CREDIT CARDS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED FOR WALK IN REGISTRATION***

Competitive level USFA membership required for all participants.

Refund requests (for event fees only) will only be honored if received no later than April 10, 2017. Registration fees are nonrefundable.
E-mail maggie@denverfencingcenter.com to submit refund request.
Please include:
the fencer's name
the events for which you desire a refund
who the refund check should be made out to
current mailing address of refund recipient.
Denver Fencing Center will process refunds 4-6 weeks after completion of the tournament.

Event & Venue Information:

1st Place winners in each event will take home a prize sword. Additionally, the winner of any event with 30+ fencers will be awarded a $300 gift certificate for fencing equipment. Custom die-cast "ROC of the Rockies" medals will be awarded out to eight places.

This tournament is one of the last qualifying event for the 2017 Summer Nationals in Salt Lake City.
See the Qualification section at: http://www.usfencing.org/page/show/708208-regional-open-circuit-
for more details about the qualification paths from ROC tournaments.

Equipment check will be the same as national tournaments, including body and mask cords, gloves, and foil bibs.

We will have high level national referees directing the tournament. Replay will be used for the semi-final and final bouts in each event.

All events will be held at Denver Fencing Center. We are located at
1930 S Navajo St
Denver, CO 80223
Our venue will be open starting at the following times for equipment check and warm up:
Friday 12:00 pm
Saturday 7:30 am
Sunday 7:30 am
***Please do not arrive before those times, as we will not have personnel on hand to assist you.

Free parking at the venue is available on street and to the south of the Denver Fencing Center building. Overflow parking is also available at Ruby Hill Park at the end of the block. Please do not block driveways or use the parking areas of other businesses in the neighborhood.

Hotel & Transportation Information:

Denver Fencing Center has reserved a block of rooms at the Embassy Suites Southwest for competitors. Rooms are available for the nights of 4/27-4/30. King bed suites are $129/night. Double queen suites are $139/night. All rooms also have a pull-out couch, so you can split with a teammate!
All reservations must be made by 3/27/17.
Book online at: http://embassysuites.hilton.com/en/es/groups/personalized/D/DENHPES-XDN-20170427/index.jhtml?WT.mc_id=POG
You can also call 303-696-6644 to book. Make sure to mention you're part of the Denver Fencing Center ROC of the Rockies!

The hotels do not provide shuttle service to the airport. You can make arrangements with SuperShuttle, which is about 22.00 one way, 42.00 round trip.
http://www.supershuttle.com/Locations/DENBoulderDIAExpressAirportShuttle.aspx

We will be providing transportation between the I-25 & Broadway RTD Light Rail station and the venue at Denver Fencing Center on all days of the tournament. It will help us keep the schedule running more smoothly if we have an advance idea of how many fencers are planning to take the train and will need a ride. Please email the "tournament organizer" via askfred, or contact me directly at maggie@denverfencingcenter.com beforehand, and I'll send you some instructions on how to contact us for a pick up at the station.

Here is a link to information about Denver light rail, and the RTD map. The light rail line between Denver and the airport should be open by the time of this event.
http://www.rtd-denver.com/LightRail_Map.shtml

Taxi service, Uber, and Lyft are also all available options in Denver.

Cultural Information

36 Hours in Denver, compliments of nytimes.com:

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/01/25/travel/what-to-do-in-denver.html?

The city of Denver offers a multitude of activities that will be of interest to visiting fencers and their families. Restaurants and micro-breweries are varied and plentiful. Take the RTD light rail to the Denver Performing Arts Center, the 16th Street Mall, the Tattered Cover Bookstore, the Pepsi Center, Coors Field, the newly opened History Colorado Center, the Children's Museum, and the Denver Art Museum. REIís flagship store, with its four story climbing wall, the Downtown Aquarium, and Elitch Gardens amusement park are about 1.3 mile walks from the downtown hotels and RTD stops.

If you wish to range a bit further, The Denver Museum of Nature and Science is a canít-miss attraction for lovers of all things dinosaur. Next door to the Museum of Nature and Science is the Denver Zoo. The new Elephant Passage exhibit recently opened. See denver.org for detailed information about even more events and performances.