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Wang Memorial ROC (Div IA and Div II) Apr 2, 2011 - Apr 3, 2011
REGULAR REGISTRATION EXTENDED ONE WEEK UNTIL MIDNIGHT, SATURDAY, MARCH 26TH. REGIONAL OPEN CIRCUIT (ROC) DIV IA, DIV II tournament: $5 of entry fees go to the USFA for tournament development; remaining proceeds will go to the Eric Wang Scholarship Fund.
Will Rogers Center - Amon Carter Exhibit Hall: Fort Worth, TX
posted 10/18/2010
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REGULAR REGISTRATION EXTENDED BY ONE WEEK UNTIL MIDNIGHT, SATURDAY, MARCH 26TH.

REGIONAL OPEN CIRCUIT (ROC) DIV IA, DIV II tournament: $5 of entry fees go to the USFA for tournament development; remaining proceeds will go to the Eric Wang Scholarship Fund. This scholarship is available to any college bound fencer in the USA. For more information on the Eric Wang Scholarship, please see http://www.fenceintexas.org/scholarships.htm

Exclusive Vendor - SWORDMASTERS

REGISTRATION OPENS 1/1/11!

VENUE - Will Rogers Memorial Center - Amon Carter Exhibits Building

For a Map of the Will Rogers Memorial Center and how to get to the fencing venue, click here http://www.fortworthgov.org/uploadedFiles/Public_Events/Our_Facilities/WRMCCOMPLEX.pdf

Parking at the Will Rogers Complex is $5.

FROM THE NORTH: Take I-35 W south to downtown Fort Worth - Exit I-30 West to Abilene - Travel approximately three miles past downtown Fort Worth to the Montgomery Street Exit (Exit 11) - Turn north (right) on Montgomery Street. See Directions from Montgomery Street below.

FROM DFW AIRPORT: Take 121 (Airport Freeway) West - Exit I-35 W South to downtown Fort Worth - Exit I-30 West to Abilene - Travel approximately three miles past downtown Fort Worth to the Montgomery Street Exit (Exit 11) - Turn north (right) on Montgomery Street. See directions from Montgomery Street below.

FROM THE SOUTH: Take I-35 W north to downtown Fort Worth - Exit I-30 West to Abilene - Travel approximately three miles past downtown Fort Worth to the Montgomery Street Exit (Exit 11) - Turn north (right) on Montgomery Street. See directions from Montgomery Street below.

FROM THE EAST: Take I-30 West approximately three miles past downtown Fort Worth to the Montgomery Street Exit (Exit 11) - Turn north (right) on Montgomery Street. See directions from Montgomery Street below.

FROM THE WEST: Take I-30 East to the Montgomery Street Exit (Exit 11) - Turn north (left) on Montgomery Street. See directions from Montgomery Street below.

DIRECTIONS FROM MONTGOMERY STREET TO THE AMON G CARTER, JR EXHIBITS HALL IN THE WILL ROGERS COMPLEX:

The second traffic light is Burnett/Tandy drive.
Turn east (right) on Burnett/Tandy Drive. The Exhibit Hall of the Will Rogers Complex is the second building on the left.

EVENT SCHEDULE
Times listed are close of registration. Registration for each event opens one hour prior.

EVENT LISTING BY DAY

SATURDAY
D1A Men's Sabre 8:30 AM
D2 Men's Epee 8:30 AM
D1A Men's Foil 11:00 AM
D1A Women's Epee 12:00 Noon
D2 Women's Sabre 12:30 PM
D2 Women's Foil 2:00 PM

SUNDAY
D1A Men's Epee 8:30 AM
D2 Men's Sabre 8:30 AM
D1A Women's Foil 10:30 AM
D2 Women's Epee 12:00 Noon
D1A Women's Sabre 12:30 PM
D2 Men's Foil 12:30 PM

EVENT LISTING BY EVENT GROUP

D1A Men's Epee Sun 8:30 AM
D1A Men's Foil Sat 11:00 AM
D1A Men's Sabre Sat 8:30 AM

D1A Women's Epee Sat 12:00 Noon
D1A Women's Foil Sun 10:30 AM
D1A Women's Sabre Sun 12:30 PM

D2 Men's Epee Sat 8:30 AM
D2 Men's Foil Sun 12:30 PM
D2 Men's Sabre Sun 8:30 AM

D2 Women's Epee Sun 12:00 Noon
D2 Women's Foil Sat 2:00 PM
D2 Women's Sabre Sat 12:30 PM

Birth year limitations (2010-2011 season)
•All events: 1997 or before, or on Junior National Rolling Points List


ENTRY FEES
    Please note: your registration is NOT complete without payment of all required fees.
    Registration Opens January 1, 2011.
    Regular Registration (1/01- 10pm 3/26): $35 Extended by one week!
    Late Registration (10:01pm 3/17-3/31): $65
    At the door: $85

    Event Fees: $15 per event for all events + $5 per entry ROC Program Support Fee paid to National Office

    If you prefer to pay by check, register online with askfred and mail your payment for registration and entry fees to:
      FENCING INSTITUTE OF TEXAS
      11482 LUNA ROAD, SUITE 100
      FARMERS BRANCH, TX 75234

    Include the following information with your payment:
    • Your Name (PRINT)
    • Your Club Representation
    • Your Birth Year
    • Male or Female
    • The events you wish to fence (specify Div 1A, Div 2)
    • Your weapons ratings for ALL weapons; example: F: B2010, E: D2011, S: Unrated

    $15 of the registration fee is NON-REFUNDABLE. Any requests for refunds due to outstanding and unusual circumstances are at the discretion of the organizers and will be processed after the tournament.


Host Hotel
A block of rooms is reserved at Holiday Inn Express Downtown Forth Worth. Located at 1111 W. Lancaster Avenue, Fort Worth, TX 76102, the Hotel is approximately 1 mile from the venue. It was recently renovated and is of extremely high quality for the price. For Reservations please call 817-698-9595 and refer to the USA Fencing Association room block (Group Code: UFA). Room price includes FULL HOT BREAKFAST, FREE WI-FI, FREE PARKING AND SHUTTLE TO THE VENUE. The room block will be held through 3/25 Note: by breakfast, we mean hot and full - not just muffins and coffee, but eggs, fruit, pancakes, etc.

Tournament Organization
All events will be fenced electrically on appropriately grounded METALLIC STRIPS! Masks, body cords AND LAMES! will be subject to equipment control. Sabre cuffs are required. Seeding will be according to standard guidelines for ROC events. It is the responsibility of the fencer to notify the Bout Committee at the time of registration if they are on the NRPS. One round of pools will be fenced; 100% promoted to DE's of 15 touches. Initial seeding, seeding after pools and final placements will be posted in the venue. Fencers are responsible for verifying the posted lists, and signing their pool and DE sheets. Reseeds due to information that it was the fencer's responsibility to notify the Bout Committee of (NRPS standing, club representation, etc) will result in a $25 fine, payable in cash. Organizers reserve the right to limit fencing in cross-over events in order to efficiently run the tournament.

USFA Membership
Fencers must be a USFA or FIE Member. ONE DAY USFA MEMBERSHIPS ARE NOT VALID FOR ENTRY INTO ROC EVENTS. Proof of membership is required. Pre-registered fencers will receive membership status information via askFRED email using most current USFA membership data. Age status will be checked against USFA membership data - bring proof of age if there are discrepancies. While fencers are encouraged to get memberships directly through the USFA prior to the competition, completed USFA membership forms will be accepted at the door. If you do not have proof of membership, you will be required to complete and pay for a membership. Payment for memberships is made directly to the USFA (NO CASH!); bring separate check or credit card number (preferred) for membership. Fencers under 18 years old are reminded they need the signature of a parent or guardian (not a coach) on BOTH the membership and waiver forms.


Waiver of Liability
The North Texas Division Waiver of Liability is required to be filled out and signed. It can be downloaded at http://www.northtexasfencing.org/gov_docs/waiverconsent.pdf


Referee Cadre
David Sierra - Referee Coordinator
Jerry Benson - Head Referee
Amgad Badawi
Calvin Hubbard
Andrew Foster
Payton Harriss
Alan Curry
Drew Waddoups
Jon Davis
Martin French
Terry Dix
Adam Brewer
Aaron Clements

Technical Committee
Brenda Waddoups - Technical Committee Chair
Reannon Harn
Drew Waddoups

Armoury Crew
Ovy Waddoups - Head Armourer

Volunteer Co-Coordinators
Lockette Manly - FIT
Lauren Daniell - CEFC