The 2013 Battle in Seattle Division I-A ROC Jan 25, 2013 - Jan 27, 2013
Join us for the Battle in Seattle, the Pacific Northwest's largest annual event. This year we are again part of the Regional Open Circuit (ROC) and welcome fencers from out of the area!
Rain City Fencing Center: Bellevue, WA
Email the Organizer
Map to 1776 136th Place NE Bellevue WA 98005
The USFA Western Washington Division presents
The Battle in Seattle
January 25-27, 2013
at Rain City Fencing Center in Bellevue, WA
The Battle in Seattle is traditionally one of the Western Washington Division's largest annual events, drawing top fencers from all over the Pacific Northwest.
This year, the Battle in Seattle is again part of the Regional Open Circuit (ROC). The top 8 finishers in the senior events will qualify for Division I-A at Summer 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 on Friday evening WILL NOT qualify you for Summer Nationals.
---------- Schedule ----------
5:30 pm - Doors open
6:00 pm - Veteran Mixed Foil, Epee, and Saber
7:00 am -- Doors open
8:00 am -- Senior Women's Foil & Senior Men's Saber
11:30 am -- Senior Men's Epee
7:00 am -- Doors open
8:00 am -- Senior Men's Foil
11:30 am -- Senior Women's Epee
2:00 pm -- Senior Women's Saber
All times are close of registration. Arrive early to get your equipment checked! We will be running on a strict schedule so your promptness is appreciated.
Fencers may NOT fence in two simultaneous events without the prior permission from the bout committee.
All events will be fenced as a single round of pools, followed by straight direct-elimination, no fence-off for third.
Prizes will be awarded to the top 8 finishers in the senior events, and top 4 in the veteran events.
---------- Registration Information ----------
Registration fees will vary depending on when you make your payment:
Before 11:59pm PST on January 21, 2013:
- $30 registration fee
- $30 per senior event
- $20 per veteran event
After January 21, 2013:
- $60 registration fee
- $60 per senior event
- $40 per veteran event
All tournament fees must be pre-paid on AskFRED (*see note below).
Registration fees are non-refundable. For refunds of event fees, use the refund form on http://www.wwdfencing.org.
* - Note: If you do not wish to pre-pay online, contact firstname.lastname@example.org for alternate payment options.
Follow this link to pre-register on AskFRED:
---------- Venue Information ----------
The event will be held at:
Rain City Fencing Center
1776 136th Place NE
Bellevue, WA 98005
For directions, visit http://www.raincityfencing.com
---------- Tournament Rules ----------
All fencers must be current competitive members of the USFA. You may join or renew your USFA membership at the door. Foreign fencers must be members of their nation's fencing association or possess an FIE license.
Full USFA regulation uniform is required, including plastron, knickers, and knee-length socks. No jeans or sweatpants allowed. Names are NOT required on fencer uniforms.
USFA rules require that all participants were born in 1999 or earlier. The veteran events are open to all fencers born in 1972 or earlier.
---------- Equipment Check ----------
Please arrive early to allow time for equipment checks. We will be checking masks, lames, and bodycords.
---------- Event T-Shirts ----------
Official Battle in Seattle T-Shirts will be available during the event. Shirts can be pre-ordered when you pay your entry fee for the discounted price of $15. If you do not pre-order a shirt, you can buy a shirt at the event for $20. Supplies are limited, so pre-order to reserve your shirt today!
The shirt design can be seen here:
---------- Nearby Hotels ----------
We have arranged a discounted rate at the following hotel:
Fairfield Inn by Marriott
14595 NE 29th Place
Bellevue, WA 98007
$99/night - use group code "BISBISA"
Rates good through 12/28/12