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Don Lazlo Memorial Cup 2018 Fencing Tournament

The Don Lazlo Memorial Cup is an AFA sanctioned fencing tournament hosted by the University of Calgary Fencing Club. It will be held on February 24-25, 2018 in the Red Gym at the University of Calgary. Close of registration is February 21st.

Payment:
- Add one ‘Registration Fee’, plus one ‘Event Fee’ for each event registered in. Please phone Client Services at (403) 220-7749.
- Registration Fee: $25.  
- Event Fee: $30
- University Event Fee: $10

Please ensure you are registered for you events at https://askfred.net/Events/moreInfo.php?tournament_id=39755

Please note that the event times listed indicate close of registration. Fencers may enter more than one event, but if a timing conflict occurs, they may be required to withdraw from an event. If fewer than 6 fencers register in an event, organizers may mix the event (fencers will be contacted).

Winners of each division will be gifted an action photo of themselves during the competition, taken by our official event photographer. Additional event action photos will also be available for purchase.

We are looking for referees and volunteers for this event. If you are interested in being a referee or a volunteer, please email ucalgaryfencing@gmail.com.

Saturday February 24th
8:00AM – CME, CWE, SME, SWF
10:30AM – Y12ME, Y12WE, Y14MF, Y14WF, JMS, JWS
12:30PM – VetME, VetWE, UniMF, UniME
3:00PM – Y14ME, Y14WE, Y12MF, Y12WF, CMS, CWS

Sunday February 25th
8:00AM – SME, SWE, JMF, JWF, UniMS, UniWS
11:30AM – JME, JWE, CMF, CWF, SMS, SWS
2:00PM – UniME, UniWE, VetMF, VetWF, Y14MS, Y14WS

Youth Fencing

This youth fencing program is being offered in partnership with EpicFencing Club of Calgary. Fencing is very popular and fast becoming the new alternative sport to help improve fitness, coordination, agility, speed and strength. The fencing program is created by Epic Fencing Club’s head coach, Peter Drevenka. Peter has been fencing since he was 8 years old. His coaching experience covers 15 years in Hungary and Canada. His students won many local, provincial, national and western championships in Canada and Hungary over the past 15 years. Under Peter’s guidance and supervision, you will have the unique opportunity to learn from one of Alberta’s most successful fencing coaches.

The sport of fencing is a challenge both physically and tactically between two opponents. On this fencing course you will learn an elegant, prestigious, modern and safe combat sport. The demand for instant analysis, concentration and self-control of mind and muscles is the key for success. Epic’s coaching staff ensures that the meticulously selected games, exercises give you a lot of fun and the fundamentals as well in case you want to advance in fencing.

· Fun games
· Correct coordination of hands and feet
· Essential foot and blade work
· Concepts of attack, counter-attack, defense, and right of way
· Different strategies in foil fencing
· Basic refereeing skills, vocabulary of fencing