7th Annual Socal Little Musketeers RYC 🗓 🗺
Welcome to the 7th Annual SoCal Little Musketeers RYC in Region 4! We are hosting the tournament in the beautiful city of Thousand Oaks at the state of the art Sports Academy.
The facility is a top-notch facility with the availability to provide a health-conscious food truck(s) onsite to provide great food options for both athletes and parents alike. Sports Academy Homepage
We are also pleased to announce that Sports Academy is offering a wonderful video service for the athletes called PlaySight! Essentially when you park at the facility, you will be given an access code that will allow you to have the video access for that day at the end of the day. Athletes and coaches will be able to download video of their matches and review it as they please. They will also have the option for Live Streaming! Live streaming access will be made available but will have to be purchased online so that those not present may watch the bouts as they choose. More information will be provided soon, but the option to have Live Streaming and video of bouts sounds very intriguing! This will be the first time this option has been offered at Sports Academy.
Parking will be offered onsite for $10 per day but will include access to the PlaySight video of all athletes competing.
The area is also rife with great activities for families to enjoy in the area.
There is the Gardens of the World which offers free admission. Also, the Wildwood Regional Park is nearby offering family-friendly activities including hikes, bike rides, horseback riding and a trek to Paradise Falls, a spectacular 40-foot waterfall. Ronald Reagan’s Presidential Library is a short drive away as well as the Stagecoach Inn Museum and the Chumash Indian Museum. For the more adventurous, there is an MB2 indoor Go Kart racing facility nearby for those who are willing to partake.
Sports Academy also offers a great therapy section with professional medical and physical therapists and sports massage therapists as well as compression therapy.
All of our strips and scoring machines will meet the space requirements to provide the best for both the athletes and the referees as well as coaches while fencers fence. All machines will have the score and time readily available so that it will make it easier for all involved.
************NOTE**************** For refund of event fee(s), withdrawals must be received via email no later than the Monday two weeks before the first day of the tournament. Registration fees are nonrefundable. Refunds are processed 2-4 weeks following the tournament.
***********************IMPORTANT NOTE************************* The Conductive Bib is now Required at all USFA events!!! In the 2011-2012 season, the USFA began to transition to the conductive bib format for foilists. As of August 1, 2012, the ruling now expands to cover every foil tournament that is USFA sanctioned and held to USFA rules. All Sanctioned Saber tournaments now also require the 800N Fie saber gloves. Please be prepared with the proper equipment, a vendor will be available. All foil fencers using chest protectors must have the newly required padded area attached to the standard chest protectors. Uncovered chest protectors will not be allowed in any foil events.
Alliance Fencing Equipment will be the vendor on site for all equipment needs. Please contact them directly if you would like them to bring anything specific.
Food and beverages will be available for sale.
Please check and take note of the tentative check-in times listed below. Final check-in times will be updated Sept 19th, 2018
Saturday, September 22, 2018
9 am – Y14 Men’s Epee
11 am – Y14 Women’s Foil
12 pm – Y14 Women’s Epee
1:30 pm – Y12 Men’s Foil
2:30 pm – Y10 Women’s Foil
3:00 pm – Y10 Men’s Epee
4 pm – Y12 Women’s Saber
4 pm – Y12 Men’s Saber
4:30 pm – Y10 Women’s Epee
Sunday, September 23, 2018
8:30 am – Y14 Men’s Foil
10:30 am – Y12 Men’s Epee
11 am – Y10 Men’s Foil
1:00 pm – Y12 Women’s Foil
2:00 pm – Y12 Women’s Epee
2:30 pm – Y14 Men’s Saber
2:30 pm – Y14 Women’s Saber
3:30 pm – Y10 Men’s Saber
4 pm – Y10 Women’s Saber
(The USFA requires that organizers pay a $5.00 RYC support fee per each registrant. This fee is included in the registration fee.)
Registration must be done online. Fees must be paid to be considered registered. If you have not paid you are NOT registered and must pay the higher fees after Sept 10th to Sept 19th.
Events may be mixed if enrollment is fewer than 6. Events may be separated if greater than 6.
Registration fees are non-refundable. Requests for event fee refunds must be submitted by Sept 10th, 2018.
USFA Membership – USFA rules will be enforced. All fencers must be current members of the USFA. Proof of USFA membership is either an unexpired membership card, an email from the USFA or listing on the USFA website. Membership forms will be available at the tournament or may be downloaded from the USFA website. If proof of membership is unavailable fencers will be required to submit a new membership application form with payment at the door. No exceptions.
The USFA is working towards an age verification process. This season, parents should come prepared with ONE of the following in case the fencer’s age needs verification for eligibility purposes: A government-issued photo ID with date of birth included A copy of birth certificate Passport
Weapons are checked (weights and shims) during pools and direct eliminations for all events. Officials should be informed of all rules specific to youth events, especially that ALL Y10 events be fenced with blades no longer than 32.5 inches. Masks, gloves, body cords, and lames will be checked. Names on jackets or lames are not required.
Participation at an RYC qualifies fencers for Y10 events at the January & April NACs as well as Summer Nationals.
Eligible Birth years:
Y12: 2006-2009 or Y10 NRPS
Y14: 2004-2007 or Y12 NRPS
Event Fee Info
****REGULAR FEE DEADLINE!!! September 15th, 2018.
NO ENTRIES AT THE DOOR!
After regular fee deadline until September 20th, triple fees are in effect registration fee: $84 event fee: $135.00 Online registration closes September 20th.
Bout Committee and Tournament Organizer: Sorah Shin Head Referee: Benjamin Jagger