Palm Beach Classical Fencing

Instruction in Classical Fencing Technique

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Palm Beach Classical Fencing

Instruction in Classical Fencing Technique

Palm Beach Classical Fencing

Palm Beach Classical Fencing Open Tournament

Classical Fencing Open Tournament

AHF

Halmos Activities Center


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Saturday, April 6th, 2019
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Vicki and Peter Halmos Family Activities Center
250 Seaview Ave, Palm Beach, FL  33480

AHF Raffle

In support of the AHF, we will raffle off eight items, including gift certificates, fencing equipment and lessons, worth over $700 in total. Read more

Sunday Workshop

On Sunday we are offering a 4-hour workshop with Maestro Martínez from 12:00 - 4:00 pm.

This workshop is completely separate from the tournament, and will be held at a different location. For more information on this workshop, including a registration form, contact Kim Moser at or call

Spectators

Spectators are welcome to observe the tournament. There is no admission fee and you may arrive any time between 9:30 am and 4:00 pm.

Note that videotaping and flash photography are NOT permitted. You may take still photos, but please do NOT use a flash.

Please see our flier with information for spectators

Welcome!

The Association for Historical Fencing and Palm Beach Classical Fencing are pleased to invite you to a classical fencing tournament.

Whether you're a seasoned fencer, a complete beginner, or somewhere in between, this is a great opportunity for you to meet other fencers, test out your skills, and get a taste of the spirit of classical fencing.

A classical fencing tournament differs in several ways from a modern (electric) fencing competition, so if you're new to classical fencing please read our rules carefully. One main difference is that fencers are also awarded technical points to distinguish between those who are adhering to sound martial principles and those who are merely interested in scoring points.

Spectators are welcome free of charge.

Rules

Complete rules are available online for foil, épée and sabre. PLEASE READ THESE RULES IF YOU PLAN ON COMPETING!

Schedule

9:00 - 9:30: Check-in and equipment inspection
9:30 - 10:00: Announcements
10:00 - 1:30: Foil
1:30 - 2:30: Break for lunch
2:30 - 3:15: Épée
3:15 - 4:00: Sabre
4:00 - 4:30: Raffle

Times are approximate! All fencers must report to registration and inspection no later than 9:30 pm.

Registration

Pre-registration is required! There will be NO on-site registration.

Click here to register and pay online.

Registration must be received by March 31st, 2019.

Fencers must be at least 12 years old to participate.

Location & Directions

The Vicki and Peter Halmos Family Activities Center is located at 250 Seaview Ave, Palm Beach (see map).

Please park on any labeled spot, and note the parking regulations. Additional metered parking is available behind the venue, accessible from Royal Palm Way.

Transportation

The closest airport is Palm Beach International Airport (PBI), located in West Palm Beach, less than five miles from the tournament venue. April is still tourist season in Florida so book your tickets early to ensure prices and availability!

Information

For more information contact Kim Moser at or call .