The MFA has the following dates booked for this year’s local tournaments. This page will be updated as tournament information becomes available.

Year schedule:

MFA Open #1 2017 DEC 2 &3 MFA Open 1
MFA Open #2 (hosted by the LFC) 2018 FEB 10 &11 MFA Open 2
Local Tournament 2018 MAR 10 &11 MFA Open 3
Provincials 2018 APR 28 &29 Golden Boy

 


 

MANITOBA PROVINCIAL TOURNAMENT  # 2

EVENT CANCELLATIONS ARE AS FOLLOWS :

  • Senior Foil
  • Masters Foil
  • Junior Sabre
  • Senior Sabre
  • Masters Sabre

Hosted by: Lightning Fencing Club

Following the close of registration, the list of events, cancelations, times and entries can be found here :

Location: Romeo-Dallaire School, 81 Quail Ridge Road

Schedule of Events

February 10th   February 11th 
800 Gym Opens – Event Set-up   8:00 Gym Opens
8:00 -8:30 Equipment check   8:00-8:30 Equipment check
8:30- 9:00 senior Foil & Senior Épée & Master Sabre   8:30-9:00 Senior Sabre  Cadet Foil & U15 Epee
10:30- 11:00 Masters Foil & Cadet  Sabre & Cadet Épée & U13 Foil   10:30-11:00  U11 Foil & Junior Sabre & U11 Sabre
13:00-13:30 Junior Foil & Junior Epée & Master Epee & U13 Sabre   12:30-13:00  U15 Foil & U15 Sabre
16:00 Gym clean-up   16: 30 Gym clean-up

Events start 10 minutes after close of registration.

 CATEGORIES:

  • U11:  11 years old and under as of December 31st, 2017.
  • U13:  13 years old and under as of December 31st, 2017.
  • U15:  15 years old and under as of December 31st, 2017.
  • Cadet: Under 17 years old as of December 31st, 2017.
  • Junior: Under 20 years old as of December 31st, 2017.
  • Senior:  Over 12 years old as of December 31st, 2017.
  • Master: Over 30 years old as of December 31st, 2017.

 REGISTRATION

Registration is open January 29th 6:00am – February 7th 11:59pm

Registrations for the event are now closed

          Youth events:

    • $15 registration fee
    • $5 for each event

    Cadet, Junior, Senior and Master events:

    • $15 registration fee
    • $30 for each event

    Late registration: These registrations will only be available at the venue during the tournament.

    • $35 registration fee
    • $60 per event ($10 per youth event)

    A valid CFF license is required.

     

FORMAT:

  • youth events :Foil/Epee/Sabre:
    • 15U – 5 hits/3 min /Poole  – 3 periods of 3 min to 15 hits (D.E.)
    • 13U – 4 hits/3 min/Poole –  2 periods of 3 min to 10 hits ( Sabre pause  30 sec at 5)(D.E.)
    • 11U – 4 hits/3 min/Poole –  2 periods of 2 min to 6 hits ( Sabre pause 30 sec at 3) )(D.E.)
    • Fencing pants and the sous- plastron for 13U and 15U events will not be mandatory; jeans and shorts will not be permitted (must wear full length pants with no visible pockets, belt loops, holes etc).
    • Youth fencers can only fence in their specific age category, and one event above their current age category.
    • Provincial team members may fence in older categories by coaches’ discretion and with the Directoire Technique.
    • The Directoire Technique reserves the right to cancel the Cadet/Junior/Senior/Masters events based on lack of registration (min. 4 entries).
    • The Directoire Technique reserves the right to cancel and/or combine any of the Youth events based on registration.
    • Events with more than 9 entrants will be split into multiple poules, proceeding to DE’s.
    • Events with more than 6 entrants will consist of one round of poules then proceed to DE’s.
    • Events with 4-6 entrants may be eligible for a second round of poules. This is at the discretion of the Directoire Technique.
    • Adaptable equipments for the U11 are suitable and they fence on a 10 meters piste.

     

  • NOTE on weapon lengths:
    13 and under: blade # 2

    12/13 years old

    11 and under: Blade # 0

    10/9 years old

    Weapons F E S F E S
    Blade Length 82 cm 82 cm 82 cm 77cm 77 cm 77 cm
    Weapon Length 105 cm 105 cm 105 cm 97 cm 97 cm 97 cm
    Guard Diameter 100 mm 115 mm 140 x 150 mm 90 mm 115 mm 125 x 140 mm
    Grip Type Free Free

    Blade #0: ~30 inches  Blade #2:~32 inches  Blade #5:~35 inches