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Location and Schedule
June 5-6, 2021

Legacy Park Multipurpose Center
15400 Peggy Rd.
Alachua, Florida 32615

Event venue, dates, and location are subject to change.

Day 1Day 2
8 a.m.: Y10 Men's Foil8 a.m.: Y10 Men's Epee
8 a.m.: Y10 Women's Foil8 a.m.: Y10 Women's Epee
8 a.m.: Open Men's Foil8 a.m.: Open Men's Epee
8 a.m.: Open Women's Foil8 a.m.: Open Women's Epee
11 a.m.: D & Under Mixed Foil10 a.m.: Veteran Men's Saber
1 p.m.: Y12 Men's Foil10 a.m.: Veteran Women's Saber
1 p.m.: Y12 Women's Foil11 a.m.: D & Under Mixed Epee
1 p.m.: Y14 Men's Saber12 p.m.: Open Men's Saber
1 p.m.: Y14 Women's Saber12 p.m.: Open Women's Saber
2 p.m.: Veteran Men's Foil1 p.m.: Y12 Men's Epee
2 p.m.: Veteran Women's Foil1 p.m.: Y12 Women's Epee
2 p.m.: Y10 Men's Saber2 p.m.: Veteran Men's Epee
2 p.m.: Y10 Women's Saber2 p.m.: Veteran Women's Epee
3 p.m.: Y14 Men's Foil2 p.m.: Y14 Men's Epee
3 p.m.: Y14 Women's Foil2 p.m.: Y14 Women's Epee
3 p.m.: Y12 Men's Saber3 p.m.: D & Under Mixed Saber
3 p.m.: Y12 Women's Saber

Conditions/Rules

  • This tournament will be conducted in accordance to United States Fencing Association (USFA) rules.
  • All equipment must meet current USFA requirements. Masks and Lames will be inspected.
  • Electric sabers will be used.
  • Sweat pants are prohibited.

 Entry Requirements

  • Entry fee is $70 for the first event and $30 for each additional event and includes an official Sunshine State Games t-shirt. NO refunds.
  • Each applicant must complete an Individual Entry Form and Waiver of Liability and submit them by the entry deadline or register online at http://sunshinestate.fusesport.com/registration/1466/.
  • All entries must be received by May 30, 2021 or register online at http://sunshinestate.fusesport.com/registration/1466/ Late entries may be accepted at the discretion of the Event Director with a $20 late fee. NO registration will be taken the day of the event.
  • It is the responsibility of the applicant to confirm their registration by visiting sunshinestategames.com or calling toll-free 1-866-FL-GAMES (354-2637).
  • Proof of USFA membership is required. Applicants MUST list their USFA membership number under the “NGB #” field.
  • Open events are for persons born on or before 2006.
  • Div1A/1/2/3: Born in the year 2007, or earlier.
  • Youth 10 events are for persons born between 2010-2013.
  • Youth 12 events are for persons born between 2008-2011.
  • Youth 14 events are for persons born between 2006-2009.
  • Veteran division events are for persons born in the year 1981 or earlier.

Format

  • All events will use the National Direct Elimination format. If there are less than six participants in an event, the event will be combined by gender.
  • Any event with less than six participants (after combining by gender) will use pool play format.
  • All entrants should check-in at least 30 minutes prior to the start of their event.
  • Gold, Silver and Bronze medals will be awarded to the top three finishers in each event.
  • A team trophy will be awarded to the top fencing school/club.

Awards
Gold, Silver, and Bronze medals will be awarded to first, second, and 2 third place finishers in each class. At the discretion of the Sport Director additional awards may be given.

Hotel Information
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Registration
CLICK HERE to register for the 2021 Fencing Championships.

Qualification for 2022 State Games of America
Sunshine State Games athletes are eligible to compete in the 2022 State Games of America, to be held in Ames-Des Moines, Iowa, July 27-31, 2022

2019 Sunshine State Games participants (after July 1): All gold, silver and bronze medalists qualify from National Congress of State Games (NCSG) Member State programs

2020: All athletes who participated in an NCSG Member State event, including the Sunshine State Games, qualify.

2021: All gold, silver, and bronze medalists qualify from NCSG Member State programs, including the Sunshine State Games.

Qualification for 2022 State Games of America
Sunshine State Games athletes are eligible to compete in the 2022 State Games of America, to be held in Ames-Des Moines, Iowa, July 27-31, 2022

2019 Sunshine State Games participants (after July 1): All gold, silver and bronze medalists qualify from National Congress of State Games (NCSG) Member State programs

2020: All athletes who participated in an NCSG Member State event, including the Sunshine State Games, qualify.

2021: All gold, silver, and bronze medalists qualify from NCSG Member State programs, including the Sunshine State Games.

2022 (before July 1): All gold, silver, and bronze medalists qualify from NCSG Member State programs, including the Sunshine State Games.

Any medalists from the 2019 State Games of America are eligible to compete in 2022 if they participate in a NCSG event in their state between July 1, 2019 – July 1, 2022. Note: Any athlete who has qualified in any event within a particular sport will be eligible to participate in all applicable events within said sport. i.e. A Track & Field athlete who only qualifies in one event in Track & Field, would be eligible to enter as many events within Track & Field at SGA 2022 as they like, or are allowed by the sport.

For more information on the 2022 State Games of America, visit https://www.stategamesofamerica.com/ All gold, silver, and bronze medalists qualify from NCSG Member State programs, including the Sunshine State Games.

Any medalists from the 2019 State Games of America are eligible to compete in 2022 if they participate in a NCSG event in their state between July 1, 2019 – July 1, 2022. Note: Any athlete who has qualified in any event within a particular sport will be eligible to participate in all applicable events within said sport. i.e. A Track & Field athlete who only qualifies in one event in Track & Field, would be eligible to enter as many events within Track & Field at SGA 2022 as they like, or are allowed by the sport.

For more information on the 2022 State Games of America, visit https://www.stategamesofamerica.com/

FSF Staff Contact
Karissa Pendleton
(850) 577-7211 or kpendleton@playinflorida.com

State Director
Brian Harper
(352) 262-0184 or coachharper@gmail.com