NI Junior Foil Series – Round 5 @ Belfast Open

//NI Junior Foil Series – Round 5 @ Belfast Open
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Round 5 will be held on Saturday 7 th March 2020 in Sullivan Upper School, Holywood.
The competition is a foil-only event.

Eventbrite - Derry Open 2018

Entries
Closing date for entries: Midnight Thu 5 th March 2019.
Entries can be made preferably online or by downloading and printing the 2019-20 round 5 entry
form and sending it to:

David Connery, 9 Millreagh , Dundonald, Belfast, BT16 1TJ.
£15 entry fee to be paid online, or to accompany printed entries received by the closing date.  Cheques
should be made payable to NI Fencing Ltd.
Fencers must have a current British Fencing/NI Fencing membership (or equivalent, e.g. IFF) valid on the
day of the competition. At event check-in, anyone without a valid membership will not be allowed to
compete, with no exceptions.

Check in times
Under 16 Male Closes 0915 for 0930 Start
Under 16 Female Closes 0915 for 0930 Start
Under 14 Male Closes 0930 for 0945 Start
Under 14 Female Closes 0930 for 0945 Start
Under 12 Male Closes 1000 for 1015 Start
Under 10 Mixed Closes 1015 for 1030 Start
Under 12 Female Closes 1015 for 1030 Start

Other competition details
Safety regulations will be strictly enforced (breeches must be worn).
Competitors intending to compete in an age group category above the one for which he/she would
normally qualify need to ensure that the appropriate application form has been submitted in good time.
The organisers reserve the right to select or change the format of the competition.

Category Details
Under 10 Mixed           Born 2010 or 2011
Under 12 Girls             Born 2008 or 2009
Under 12 Boys             Born 2008 or 2009
Under 14 Girls             Born 2006 or 2007
Under 14 Boys             Born 2006 or 2007
Under 16 Girls             Born 2004 or 2005
Under 16 Boys             Born 2004 or 2005

Foil sizes
U16 Male and Female  Max Size 5 Blade
U14 Male and Female  Max Size 3 Blade
U12 Male and Female  Max Size 3 Blade
U10 Mixed                    Size 0 Blade

Fencing Kit Requirements
Under 10, Under 12, Under 14:
800N or 350N plastron.
350N mask, jacket and breeches.
No lame bib or mask wire required.
Under 16:
800N plastron.
350N mask, jacket and breeches.
Lame bib and mask wire required.

Poules
U12, U14, U16           One round, fights to 5 hits, time limit 3 minutes
U10                            One round, fights to 5 hits, time limit 2 minutes

Direct Elimination
U14, U16                   Fights to 15 hits, 3 periods of 3 minutes with gaps of 1 minute
U12, U10                   Fights to 10 hits, 3 periods of 2 minutes with gaps of 1 minute