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Div 1A ROC in Portland (and Veteran Mixed) May 6, 2017 - May 7, 2017
Northwest Fencing Center announces the ROC in Portland. This is one of the last chance to qualify for 2017 Summer Nationals.
Northwest Fencing Center: Beaverton, OR
posted 11/07/2016
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Div 1A ROC in Portland (and Veteran Mixed)
May 6th-7th, 2017
Northwest Fencing Center, Beaverton, OR

THIS IS YOUR LAST CHANCE TO QUALIFY FOR NATIONALS

Veteran fencers that compete in the senior events will automatically qualify for the corresponding veteran event at Summer Nationals.
Competing in the veteran events WILL NOT qualify you for Summer Nationals. If there are less than 5 fencers signed up for a Veteran Event, the event may be canceled.




--- Schedule ---

    Saturday, May 6th, 2017:
    7:00 am - Doors open
    8:00 am - Senior Women's Epee & Senior Men's Foil
    9:00 am - Veteran Mixed Saber
    12:00 pm - Senior Women's Foil & Senior Men's Epee


    Sunday, May 7th, 2017:
    7:00 am - Doors open
    8:00 am - Senior Men's Saber
    9:00 am - Veteram Mixed Foil
    12:00 pm - Senior Women's Saber & Veteran Mixed Epee


    Arrive early to get your equipment checked! We will be running on a strict schedule so your promptness is appreciated.

    Fencers may not enter two events scheduled at the same half-day.

    All events will be fenced as a single round of pools, followed by straight direct-elimination, no fence-off for third. If an event exceeds 80 fencers, it may be necessary to do a cut after the pool round. This will be announced after the registration deadline, once the number of attendees is known.

    Medals will be awarded to the top 8 finishers in the Senior events, and top 4 finishers in the Veteran events.




--- Registration Information ---

    The regular fee registration period will end on Friday April 21st, 2017 (at 11:59pm PST):

    $30 registration fee
    $40 per senior event
    $10 per veteran event


    The double-fee registration period will end on Monday May 1st, 2017 (at 11:59pm PST):

    $60 registration fee
    $80 per senior event
    $20 per veteran event


    REGISTRATION IS NOT COMPLETE UNTIL FEES ARE PAID.
    NO REGISTRATION WILL BE ACCEPTED AFTER MAY 1ST, 2017.


    All tournament fees must be pre-paid on AskFRED (*see note below). Registration fees are non-refundable. Event fees are fully-refundable - contact the tournament organizers. All requests must be made by Friday May 5th, 2017

    * - Note: If you do not wish to pre-pay online, contact the tournament organizer for alternate payment options. NWFC will accept cash/check/credit cards. Please note, payment must be received before the April 21st, 2017 deadline, or double fees will apply. After May 1st, 2017 you will not be able to register or fence at this tournament.




--- Venue Information ---

    The event will be held at: Northwest Fencing Center, 4950 SW Western Ave, Beaverton, OR 97005

    For directions, visit http://www.nwfencing.org




--- Tournament Rules ---

    All fencers must be current competitive members of the USFA, their national federation (CFF), or maintain a current FIE license. You may join or renew your USFA membership at the door. One day memberships are not valid for this tournament.

    Full USFA regulation uniform is required, including plastron, knickers, and knee-length socks. Conductive bibs with mask cords will be required for all foil and sabre events. No jeans or sweatpants allowed.

    USFA rules require that all participants were born in 2003 or earlier. The veteran events are open to all fencers born in 1977 or earlier.




--- Equipment Check ---

    Please arrive early to allow time for equipment checks. We will be checking masks, lames, overgloves, bodycords and headcords. Fencers in the Portland area can get their equipment checked prior to the event at the Northwest Fencing Center on the following days and times:

    Friday May 5th, 2017, 6:00 to 9:00 pm




--- Equipment Sales ---

    Equipment will be available for purchase.
    We offer a wide selection of Absolute Fencing, and Leon Paul products.




--- Food ---

    We will have healthy snacks available for purchase.
    Some food carts are located outside, around the building.



--- Transportation Information ---

    The nearest airport is Portland Int'l Airport (PDX).

    Portland has a light-rail network called the MAX. Trains leave from Portland Int'l every 15 minutes and arrive at the Beaverton Transit Center 1 hour later. From Beaverton TC, taxis are available for hotel or venue transportation.

    For more information on public transit, visit http://www.trimet.org




--- Nearby Hotels ---

    PepperTree Inn
    10720 SW Allen Boulevard (0.3 mi)
    Beaverton, OR 97005
    http://www.peppertreeinn.com
    Phone: 503-641-7477
    Approx. $89 / night

    Shilo Inn
    9900 Southwest Canyon Road (2 mi)
    Portland, OR 97225
    Phone: (503) 297-2551
    Approx. $119/night

    Courtyard by Marriott
    8500 S W Nimbus Drive (2.5 mi)
    Beaverton, OR 97008
    Phone: 503-641-3200
    Approx. $89-129 / night

    Embassy Suites - Washington Square
    9000 SW Washington Square Road (2.5 mi)
    Tigard, Oregon 97223
    Phone: 503-644-4000
    Approx. $99-129 / night