Derry Open 2021

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The Derry Open 2021 will be held at Ulster University, Magee in Derry/Londonderry on 20th/21st November.

Closing date is 17th November 2021.

NO LATE ENTRIES OR ON THE DAY ENTRIES WILL BE ACCEPTED

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COVID RULES
Northern Ireland-based competitors must either present valid proof of vaccination (at least 14 days after second dose) or confirm that they have a NEGATIVE result from either (i) a lateral flow test taken in the 24 hours before the applicable check-in time, or (ii) a PCR test taken in the 48 hours before the applicable check-in time.

Northern Ireland-based spectators/guardians aged 18 years or more, must present valid proof of vaccination (at least 14 days after second dose) or proof of either (i) a lateral flow test taken in the 24 hours before the applicable check-in time, or (ii) a PCR test taken in the 48 hours before the applicable check-in time.
Competitors/spectators/guardians from the Republic or Ireland (or other places where free testing is not available) must either present valid proof of vaccination (at least 14 days after second dose) or complete a lateral flow test on the day. If you would like to test on the day, please email [email protected] in advance. Please arrive at least 45 minutes before you check-in deadline and you will be given lateral flow test kits for the competitor and spectator/guardian. The test should be carried out in your car until you have a clear result (test takes 5 minutes plus 30 minutes for the result). If either the competitor or the spectator/guardian tests positive then the competitor will not be allowed to compete.
  • Please try to limit the number of spectators to one per competitor.
  • Masks must be worn at all times, except when participating in a bout.
  • Social distancing should be maintained where possible.
  • Shaking hands after a bout has been suspended within British Fencing rules, it is no longer required or advised.
  • Competitors are limited to 40 hits against each other over the course of a competition.
  • Track and trace will be in operation, contact details will be collected for non competitors.

 

PLEASE DO NOT ATTEND IF YOU HAVE ANY OF THE FOLLOWING SYMPTOMS

  • HIGH TEMPERATURE
  • NEW OR CONTINUOUS COUGH
  • LOSS OF SMELL OR TASTE

We advise people attending the event to avoid any high risk activities before coming to the event, to help minimise risk to your fellow competitors.

Saturday 20th November

Event Check-in Closes
Men’s Epee 09:45
Women’s Epee 10:45
Women’s Foil 12:45

Sunday 21st November

Event Check-in Closes
Men’s Foil 09:45
Women’s Sabre 09:45
Men’s Sabre 10:45