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
Local Tournament 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 # 1

The list of events, times and entries can be found here : Entry list MFA 1

Location: Romeo-Dallaire School, 81 Quail Ridge Road

Schedule of Events

December 2nd   December  3rd
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 Cadet Foil & Senior Épée & Master Sabre   8:30-9:00 Senior Sabre  Senior Foil & U13 Foil
10:30- 11:00 Masters Foil & Cadet  Sabre & Cadet Épée & U11 Sabre   10:30-11:00  U11 Foil & Junior Sabre & U15 epee
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:

U13:  Under 13 years old as of December 31st of the current year.

U11: Under 11 years old as of December 31st of the current year.

U15: Under 15 years old as of December 31st of the current year.

Cadet: Under 17 years old as of December 31st of the license year.

Junior: Under 20 years old as of December 31st of the license year.

Senior:  Over 12 years old as of December 31st of the license year.

Master: Over 30 years old

 

REGISTRATION:

Registrations for the event are now closed

 (Registration is open November 17th, 2017 – November 28th , 2017) – extended to November 29th 

Youth events (U11, U13, U15):

  • $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:

  • U15 – 5 hits/3 min /Poole  – 3 periods of 3 min to 15 hits
  • U13 – 4 hits/3 min/Poole –  2 periods of 3 min to 10 hits ( Sabre pause  30 sec at 5)
  • U11 – 4 hits/3 min/Poole –  2 periods of 2 min to 6 hits ( Sabre pause 30 sec at 3)
  • Fencing pants and the sous- plastron for U13 and U15 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.