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Events

Can/Am Veterans Cup 2017

This is the premier Veterans tournament in North America!

May 27 – 28

Markham (Toronto)

All weapons, individual and team

Master at Arms (three weapons) Champion Awards

Age group medals awarded

CFF Ranking points (for Canadian Fencers)

Cash Prizes and much more;

Gala Award Dinner & Dance, honouree for outstanding achievement in Veterans fencing.

The Venue:

Vango Toronto Fencing Center, 980 Denison Street

A superb facility with 14 FIE strips and raised final strip.

Most of all great fencing and camaraderie

Support and be part of Veterans fencing!

Special rates event Hotel steps from venue.

Monte Carlo Inn, Downtown Markham

Single & Double $109.90

Continental Breakfast, Parking, local calls, WI FI; Complimentary

http://www.montecarloinns.com/Downtown-Markham-Suites.html

“Can/Am Veterans Cup 2017 Group Block” 297338 / Pin 041116

Must book by April 28, 2017

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2017 SENIOR PANAMERICAN CHAMPIONSHIPS

Competition Venue:  Centre Pierre Charbonneau, 3000 Rue Viau, Montréal, QC H1V 3J3

Participation: The competition is open to fencers selected by their national federation following the quotas defined by the F.I.E. for the current season.

Registration: The list of registrations must be transmitted to the Panamerican Fencing Confederation and to the Canadian Fencing Federation : esgrimacpe@yahoo.com and events@fencing.ca before May 12th. The candidates must also be registered via the web page of the FIE (www.fie.org ) via their federation.

Competition fees: A fee of 30 USD$/45 CAD$ is required per athlete for Individual and 120 USD$ /150 CAD$ for each team. The registration fees must be paid by cash to the organizers prior to the end of the registrations at 20:00 pm on Monday, June 12th.

Equipment check: Equipment Control will be established as per the FIE regulations, and will begin Monday June 12th at the hotel, and staged every day at the competition venue, starting the day before each category’s event.

Referees: Each participating country with more than 4 fencers should consider with his delegation, one referee FIE at his own charge; the organizer will cover the costs of internal transport and food, of those who are appointed formally. Which shall notify on the 1st of June 2017, after that date the organizer will not take charge of the referees’ food.

Visa: To obtain visas, we ask the national federations to complete the Visa Form and return it by e-mail to: events@fencing.ca. We will then send you an invitation letter which you will have to submit, accompanied with any required personal identification documents, to the Canadian consulate closest to you. To consult the list of the countries requiring visas, please visit: http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/visit/visas.asp.

Accommodation for delegations:

Hotel Universel , 5000 Sherbrooke est Montréal, Québec CANADA H1V 1A1

Metro Viau , Viau metro Station, Estación de metro Viau

1-800-567-0223, http://hoteluniverselmontreal.com/    http://hoteluniverselmontreal.com/?lang=en

Group name reservation: “Canadian fencing federation” or “Promo code 499828

Rate: $169 CAD up to quad occupancy, plus taxes, Occupancy tax: 3.5% per room, per night, Federal tax (GST): 5%, Provincial tax (PST): 9.975%

Transport: Transportation between the airport and Universel hotel will be provided for delegations who had confirm their flight before May 12th. The venue site is at a walking distance from the hotel. Last-minute changes or members of official delegations who do not confirm their flight plans by the deadline of May 12th are required to obtain their own transportation from the airport. Taxis are available from the airport to the hotel at an approximate rate of $60 CDN and there is also bus #747 followed by Metro to Viau station near the hotel at a cost of 10$ for a ticket one way. These costs will not be reimbursed.

Provisional schedule:

Hotel Universel
Lundi le 12 Juin 17:30 to 20:00 Enregistrement - vérification des armes
Monday June 12th Registration - weapons check
Lunes 12 de junio Lista de presentes - chequeo de equipamiento
19:00 Réunion des officiels, Referees meeting, Reunión Arbitral
         20:00 Réunion des Délégations, Delegate meeting, Reunión delegación
Mardi le 13 juin Épée féminine - Women épée - Espada femenino
Thuesday June 13th Fleuret masculin - Men foil - Florete masculino
Martes 3 de junio
18:00 Finales - Finals - Finales
Mercredi le 14 juin Épée masculine - Men épée - Espada masculina
Wenesday June 14 th Sabre féminin - Women sabre - Sable femenino
Miércoles 14 de Junio      18:00 Finales - Finals - Finales
Présentation des médailles - Medals présentation - Presentación de las medallas
 
Jeudi le 15 fJuin Fleuret féminin - Women foil - Florete femenino
Thursday June 15th Sabre masculin - Men sabre - Sable masculino
Jueves 5 de junio 18:00 Finales - Finals - Finales
Présentation des médailles - Medals présentation - Presentación de las medallas
Compétitions par équipes Senior – Senior teams events - Competencias por equipos Senior
Vendredi le 16 Juin Fleuret masculin - Men foil - Florete masculino
Friday June 16th Épée féminine - Women épée - Espada femenino
Viernes 16 de junio 18:00 Finales - Finals - Finales
Présentation des médailles - Medals présentation - Presentación de las medallas
Samedi le 17 juin Sabre féminin - Women sabre - Sable femenino
Sunday June 17th Épée masculine - Men épée - Espada masculina
Sabado 7 de junio 18:00 Finales - Finals - Finales
Présentation des médailles - Medals présentation - Presentación de las medallas
 
Dimanche le 18 juin Fleuret féminin - Women foil - Florete femenino
Sunday fune 18th Sabre masculin - Men sabre - Sable masculino
Domingo 8 de febrero 18:00 Finales - Finals - Finales
Présentation des médailles - Medals présentation - Presentación de las medallas

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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2017 Summer Training Camp - Sabre

Manitoba Fencing Association’s 2017 summer guest sabre coach, Maître Vilmos Szabó, is originally from Romania and fenced for his country from 1977 to 1997. At the 1984 Summer Olympics, he won a bronze medal in the team sabre event. He moved to Germany in 1993 and became a fencing coach at TSV Bayer Dormagen.

Maître Szabó has coached the German national sabre team since 2008. Under his coaching, sabre fencer Nicolas Limbach earned a gold medal in the 2009 Junior World Championships, and, a silver in the 2010 and 2011 Senior World Championships.

At the 2014 World Championships, Maître Szabó helped Germany win its first World Sabre Team gold medal. The next year, at the 2015 World’s, the Germans won the bronze team medal, with his sabre fencer Max Hartung winning both the individual and bronze team medal. Maître Szabó also, has several fencers with Junior World Champion Titles, namely Nicholas Limbach and Max Hartung, Mateas Szabo, and Richard Huber.

Venue: Romeo D’Allaire School, 81 Quail Ridge, St. James, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Fees:

MB Provincial Athletes: $250

National Team Members: $250

Out-of-Province Athletes: $450

Out of Province Coaches: $600

Outside of Canada Coaches: $700

Host Family for one week: $200

Registration and Payment information: Send your registration fees to:

The Manitoba Fencing Association

145 Pacific Ave.

Winnipeg, MB R2B 2Z6

Payment must be received by July 14th, 2017

Recommended Nearby Hotel: Days Inn & Suites Winnipeg Airport

695 Berry St, Winnipeg, MB R3H 0S4

Phone: (204) 505-1500

CAMP SCHEDULE: July 31st - August 5th, 2017

Registration form and detailed schedule - Access through the following link.

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