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September 2014 News PDF Print E-mail
Written by Nancy Philippine   
Monday, 01 September 2014 12:29

SEPTEMBER 2014 NEWS

New Season 2014-2015 - 

Don't forget to renew your US Fencing Association membership:

* you need it to register in a club for insurance purpose

* you need it to compete in the local, regional and national tournaments

PLEASE, register before your first Bay Cup tournament, or the event won't be sanctioned and no change of classifications will be approved.

And if you're new to Fencing, this is the link.

Check out the Bay Cup Calendar

Events for all here!

Come check the site often to hear about other local tournaments: RYC, Opens and more...

or go to Askfred.net to find tournaments and to register.

San Jose is hosting the Summer National at the end of the 2014-2015 Season

Checkout the NAC schedule here.

This year you can plan all your events:

All the schedules for each event have been planned already.

Just open the Athlete Packets for each NAC to check the day of your tournaments 

And remember to write down the regular fee entry deadline to optimize your costs.

Our Division Qualifiers schedule will be announced before the end of the month

Regionals are important too - plan to participate

Checkout the schedule here.

RYC / SYC / RJCC ***(new this year) / ROC 

For the youth tournaments, these offer a nice intro to the Nationals in a more 'relaxed' environment.

Looking for a club close to home?

Checkout our club page here.






Last Updated on Monday, 01 September 2014 12:59
 
Fencing Foil Team Match at Massialas new gym in San Francisco PDF Print E-mail
Written by Nancy Philippine   
Thursday, 10 July 2014 11:56

CHINA – USA Elite Fencing Foil Team Match in San Francisco

Sat, July 12th, 5-6pm

 

You are invited this Saturday, to attend a “friendly” China – USA fencing foil team match featuring some of the top foil fencers in the world. 

 

TEAM CHINA will be represented by several of their strong Sr. National Team B foil fencers that include fencers who travel with the Sr. squad and have been on the podium at Sr. World Cups.

 

TEAM USA will be an All-Star collection of USA fencers, including Gerek Meinhardt and Alexander Massialas who are currently ranked #3 and #7 in the World.

 

This match is the highlight event of the China-USA MTEAM fencing camp this week where both Gerek and Alexander are in their final preparations for the World Championships in Kazan, Russia. This event is the final fencing event for them, as we will be flying out on Sunday for the World Championships.

 

Last year, at the end of the season (after the World Championships) our USA MEN’S FOIL TEAM finished ranked #1 in the World.

 

Please come by to watch this exciting match and help support TEAM USA.

 

Sat, July 12th, 5pm (sharp) start time. Match will be from 5-6pm

 

MASSIALAS FENCING CENTER

2530 Taraval st. (between 35th & 36th ave.)

San Francisco, CA 94116

 
July News PDF Print E-mail
Written by Nancy Philippine   
Thursday, 10 July 2014 12:08

JULY 2014 NEWS

Saturday July 12 from 5 to 6pm -

Don't miss 

CHINA – USA Elite Fencing Foil Team Match in San Francisco, at the MASSIALAS FENCING CENTER.

More details here 

Friday  July 26, 7pm -

MFA Friday Night Sanctioned Epee tournament ( look for it  on last friday of the month)

more details on askfred.net


Thursday  July 31, 7pm -

GGFC is pleased to announce that the Head Fencing Coach of the US Air Force Academy will be making a presentation at GGFC at 7:00 on Thursday, July 31.

Maestro Abdel Salem was a member of the Egyptian Olympic Fencing Team in 1984.  He has been coaching in the US since that time.  He is also a medical doctor.  

Maestro Salem will speak on the career, educational, and athletic opportunities available at the Air Force Academy.  The presentation will last 30-45 minutes, and all questions are welcome.  Refreshments will be served!
       RSVP to this e-mail.

Saturday, August 9 and 10 -

Halberstadt Foil Weekend -

Saturday: official FOC referee seminar

Sunday: Open Women Foil and Open Men Foil,

where the seminar attendees, after taking the online referee test,

will be observed during the event and get a rating.

more details soon on askfred.net


Last Updated on Saturday, 26 July 2014 15:09
 
June 2014 News PDF Print E-mail
Written by Nancy Philippine   
Tuesday, 10 June 2014 21:19

PLEASE MARK YOUR CALENDAR: SATURDAY, JUNE 14, 2014 -

Annual Members Meeting

at East Bay Fencers Gym in Oakland at 5:30pm 

We need your vote! Please come and join us.

(see the letter published in May for more info)

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The Nominating Committee  composed of Peter Burchard, Bob Cotter and Sándor Mándoki, is recommending the following slate of officers for the 2014-15 season:

Incumbent Chair: Rob Rhea

Incumbent Vice Chair: Richard Koch

Treasurer: Lauren Rath

Incumbent Secretary: Nancy Philippine

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Northern California Fencing Division Annual Membership Meeting Agenda

June 14, 2014 – 5:30 pm        

at East Bay Fencers Gym, Oakland, CA 

1.                  1.     Review and Approval of Minutes of the last Annual Membership Meeting held on 6/8/2013.

2.     Quick overview of the functions of the officers

3.     Nominating Committee, lead by Peter Burchard, report and presentation of their recommended Officers slate.

4.     Election of Officers          

5.     Treasurer’s Report

6.     Bay Cup Organizers, Mark Wheeler and Sarah Thomson here to answer questions.

7.     RYC Update by Tomek Amborski

8.     Vote on Division’s participation and sanctioning of the Bay Cup events, pending the full schedule for the 2014-15 season.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 June 2014 21:40
 
May 2014 News PDF Print E-mail
Written by Nancy Philippine   
Wednesday, 28 May 2014 22:59

PLEASE MARK YOUR CALENDAR: SATURDAY, JUNE 14, 2014 -

Annual Members Meeting

at East Bay Fencers Gym in Oakland at 5:30pm 

We need your vote! Please come and join us.

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Announcing the 2014 Northern California Fencing Division Annual Members Meeting!   

 

All voting members (18 years and above) of the Northern California Fencing Division are invited to attend the 2014 Annual Members Meeting to be held:  

Saturday, June 14 at 5:30pm at East Bay Fencers Gym in Oakland, at 1429 Martin Luther King Jr Way.

The main order of business will be the election of the Division Officers for the 2014-2015 season.  

A Nominating Committee  composed of Peter Burchard, Bob Cotter and Sándor Mándoki, will recommend a slate of officers for the 2014-15 season. If a current Division member, in good standing, wishes to be nominated or wishes to nominate a current Division USFA member in good standing for any of the officers positions of Chair, Vice Chair, Treasurer and Secretary, please contact the Nominating Committee Chair, Peter Burchard at: peter_burchard@hotmail.com by June 9, 2014. Nominations will also be accepted from the floor on the day of the meeting on the 14th. Nominees must be current members of the USFA and at least 18 years of age.  

The meeting agenda and the slate of officers as recommended by the Nominating Committee will be posted on the Northern California Website by June 9, 2014.

Please mark your calendars and plan on attending as your participation is important. Refreshments will be served.

If you have any questions, please contact the meeting coordinator, Nancy Philippine, current Division Secretary, via email at secretary@norcalfence.org

In order to better plan the meeting, please send a note to Nancy at secretary@norcalfence.org to let her know that you are planning to attend the meeting.

 We hope to see you at the meeting on June 14 at 5:30 pm at East Bay Fencers Gym in Oakland.

Best regards, 

Rob Rhea, Division Chair.  

email: chair@norcalfence.org 

PS: the nominating committee contact info;

Peter Burchard: peter_burchard@hotmail.com

Bob Cotter: cotter@ind.ucsf.edu

Sándor Mándoki: sffencer@gmail.com


Last Updated on Wednesday, 28 May 2014 23:13
 
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