* UPDATE POSTED ON 06/27/2014 AT 12:00PM MT:
★ EVENT DESCRIPTION
The Pan American Fencing Confederation will host the 2014 Youth and Veteran Pan American Championships on August 20-24, 2014 at the Centro Betico Croes Complex in St. Cruz, Aruba.
Team USA can bring a maximum of six fencers per weapon per category.
FIE licenses are not required to compete in this event.
The English-translated event invitation from the Pan American Confederation is located on the following site: click HERE
★ PARTICIPANT CATEGORIES
YOUTH: Brackets indicate USA Fencing equivalent birth year categories.
- Youth A (8 - 10 years; born between 2004 and 2006) = [ Y10 ].
- Youth B (11 - 13 years; born between 2000 and 2003) = [ Y12 ].
NOTE: Those with a birth year of 2000 will use [ Y14 ] to register.
VETERAN: Veteran Combined is used for registration purposes only; competition categories are listed below.
- Pre-Veterans (40 - 49 years; born between 1965 and 1974).
- Veterans 1 (50 - 59 years; born between 1955 and 1964).
- Veterans 2 (60 years and older; born in 1954 and earlier).
The event fees are as follow:
$100 USD = Squad Fee (paid at registration on Rail Station)
$30 USD = USA Fencing Registration Fee (paid at registration on Rail Station)
$20 USD = Event Entry Fee (paid at competition)
To facilitate central communications and logistics, Team USA has selected the Tropicana Aruba Resort and Casino as our delegation's official hotel.
Round trip transportation will be offered between the venue and the official hotels for those athletes staying in the properties.
★ REGISTRATION and DEADLINE
Event registration is open on Rail Station as of Monday, June 23, 2014. Click HERE
to be directed to the registration log in page.
Athletes interested in attending and competing in this event must register via Rail Station by July 7, 2014.
Grant Jones (Mgr., Sports Performance and Development, USA Fencing)
Telephone: 719 - 866 - 3607