Cardinal Fencing Academy November News Letter

Dear Fencing Friends,


November is here! Hope you had a great Halloween and are ready for more #fencinglife!


  • Summer Camp schedule is up. Plan ahead and click here to sign up now.

  • Under Armour is quality stuff. We are doing a group order and submitting it on November 9th. Please fill out your spirit wear order form here.

  • Friday Night Fight potlucks are becoming a tradition! Please come join the CFA Family in an early Thanksgiving Potluck. November 16th 7pm to 9:30pm. There is so much we are all Thankful for. Click here for potluck sign-up genius.

  • Drop in Classes are now available. Our beginner and recreational classes are open to kids of a wide skill level and age. If you join in the middle of a session, you will be pro-rated and assigned a coach to work with you one on one to catch you up on anything you missed. Click here to sign up for classes.


Tournaments and registration deadlines: (Click here for Google Doc)

Registration on Ask Fred, scroll down for more links at USA Fencing:

November 18, 2018 - Jedi Challenge

This is a good first tournament to attend for kids that are considering the competitive path. We will provide you all the necessary equipment. Michaela Joyce will be there for coaching and support. US Fencing competitive membership not required.

https://askfred.net/Events/whoIsComing.php?tournament_id=41077 Location: Loudoun International Fencing Club (LIF) Fee: $30 (per event) Check-In Times/Registration Closes: · 10AM - Y14 Mixed Epee · 2PM - Y10 Mixed Epee

December 2, 2018 - Capitol Division Y12 & Under Tournament https://askfred.net//Events/moreInfo.php?tournament_id=40938 Location: DC Fencers Club (DCFC) Fee: $35 (per event) Check-In Times/Registration Closes: · 10AM - Y10/12 Mixed Epee (this event could be split to Y10 and Y12 depending upon number of entries)

December 15, 2018 – Jedi Challenge https://askfred.net//Events/moreInfo.php?tournament_id=41074 Location: NOVA Fencing Club: Falls Church, VA Fee: $30 (per event) Check-In Times/Registration Closes: · 11:30AM - Y12 Mixed Epee · 2:30PM - Cadet Mixed Epee

Note from coach Ilya: if you’re feeling extra hungry for fencing then do both events. Prioritize the DCFC Youth Challenge please.

December 16, 2018 – DCFC Youth Challenge https://askfred.net//Events/moreInfo.php?tournament_id=42151 Location: DC Fencers Club (DCFC) Fee: $40 (per event) Check-In Times/Registration Closes: · 10:00AM - Y10/12 Mixed Epee (this event could be split to Y10 and Y12 depending upon number of entries) · 1:30PM - Y14 Mixed Epee

Registration on USA Fencing:

November 23-25, 2018 – Cobra Challenge SYC/RCC/Y8 https://member.usafencing.org/details/tournaments/3189 Location: Meadowlands Expo Center- 355 Plaza Drive, Secaucus, NJ Fee: $35-40 Tournament and $45-50 (per event) Entry Deadline – Nov 9, 2018 11:59pm Late Entry Deadline – Nov 16, 2018 11:59pm Check In Times: Friday, November 23: * Times subject to change, depending on event entries · 8AM - Y14 ME · 8:15AM - Cadet WE · 1PM - Y8 Mixed Epee Saturday, Nov 24: * Times subject to change, depending on event entries · 8:15AM - Y10 ME · 12:45PM - Cadet ME · 2PM - Y12 WE Sunday, Nov 25: * Times subject to change, depending on event entries · 8:15AM - Y14 WE · 8:15AM - Y10 WE · 1PM - Y12 ME

December 29-30, 2018 – Fairfax Challenge RCC/RYC https://member.usafencing.org/details/tournaments/3210 Location: Garrison Forest School - Searle Athletic Center Owings Mills, MD Entry Fee: $35 Tournament and $45 (per event) Entry Deadline - Dec 3, 2018 11:59pm Late Entry Deadline - Dec 21, 2018 11:59pm Check In Times: Saturday, December 29th · 8:00AM - Y14 ME · 11:00AM - Y10 ME · 2:00PM - Y12 WE · 3:30PM - CWE Sunday, December 30th · 8:00AM - Y14 WE · 11:00AM - Y10 WE · 2:00PM - Y12 ME · 3:30PM - CME

February 1-3, 2019 – Capitol Clash SYC & RCC with Non-Regional Veteran and Y8 https://member.usafencing.org/details/tournaments/3227 Location: Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center, 201 Waterfront Street, National Harbor, VA Entry Fee: $55 Tournament and $50-70(per event) Entry Deadline - Dec 27, 2018 11:59pm Late Entry Deadline – January 18, 2019 11:59pm Check In Times: Friday, February 1st · 8:00AM – Y14 ME · 10AM – Y8 ME · 113:0AM – Y10WE Saturday, February 2nd · 8AM – Y14 WE · 9AM – VET ME · 9AM – VET WE · 10:30AM – Y10 ME · 2PM – Cadet ME · 3:30PM – Y8 WE Sunday, February 3rd · 8AM – Y12 ME · 12:30PM – Cadet WE · 12:30PM – Y12 WE

Sincerely, Coach Ilya Lobanenkov


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