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Division Qualifiers - 2006/2007 season

These competitions are run by the LI Division for Division members.
Directions to all the competition venues are listed at the bottom of this page.

We have produced a condensed guide to qualifying for national events. It may help you decide what events to attend.

New to qualifiers? Here are some helpful tips

Junior Olympic Qualifiers

Birth Year / Junior U-20 (1988-1994)
Birth Year / Cadet U-17 (1991-1994)
$25 / event

Sunday, December 2, 2007 - Junior Olympic Sabre qualifiers

Mission Fencing Center
346 Route 25A, Suite 82 (Rocky Point Rd. & North Country Rd.) / Kohl's Shopping Center
Rocky Point, NY
Registration Closing Times
Boys Cadet (1991-1994) 8:45 AM
Boys Junior (1988-1994) 9:30 AM
Girls Cadet (1991-1994) 12:30 Noon
Girls Junior (1988-1994) 1:15 PM

Sunday, December 16, 2007 - Junior Olympic Epee qualifiers

North Shore Fencer's Club
Registration Closing Times
Boys Cadet (1991-1994) 8:45 AM
Boys Junior (1988-1994) 9:30 AM
Girls Cadet (1991-1994) 12:30 Noon
Girls Junior (1988-1994) 1:15 PM

Saturday, January 5, 2008 - Junior Olympic Foil qualifiers

Huntington Intermediate School
155 Lowndes Avenue
Huntington Station, NY 11746
Registration Closing Times
Boys Cadet (1991-1994) 8:45 AM
Boys Junior (1988-1994) 9:30 AM
Girls Cadet (1991-1994) 12:30 Noon
Girls Junior (1988-1994) 1:15 PM

Summer National Qualifiers

Sunday, March 2, 2008 - Summer National Y14 & U-16 Foil & Sabre Qualifiers

Venue TBA
 9:15 am - Y-14 Boy's Foil
10:00 am - U-16 Boy's Foil
 9:15 am - Y-14 Girl's Saber
10:00 am - U-16 Girl's Saber
 1:30 pm - Y-14 Girls's Foil
 2:15 pm - U-16 Girls's Foil
 1:00 pm - Y-14 Boy's Saber
 1:45 pm - U-16 Boy's Saber
Top 25% qualify to the corresponding event at the Summer Nationals
Note: The North Atlantic Sectional U-16 Championship in April is not a qualifier to Summer Nationals - this is.

Sunday, March 16, 2008 - Summer National Y-14 & U-16 Epee Qualifiers

Venue TBA
 9:15 am - Y-14 Boy's Epee
10:00 am - U-16 Boy's Epee
12:00 noon - Y-14 Girl's Epee
12:45 pm - U-16 Girl's Epee
Top 25% qualify to the corresponding event at the Summer Nationals
Note: The North Atlantic Sectional U-16 Championship in April is not a qualifier to Summer Nationals - this is.

Sunday, April 13, 2008 - RYC

Venue TBA

Sunday, April 6, Division II/III Summer National Qualifiers

Mission Fencing Center
10:00 am - Men's Epee & Women's Foil
12:00 noon - Men's Foil & Women's Epee
2:00 pm - Men's Sabre & Women's Sabre
Top 25% qualify to Div. II event at Summer Nationals
Next 25% qualify to Div. III event at Summer Nationals
Note: Qualifying for Junior or Cadet does NOT qualify you for Div II or III. This is a change from previous years. If you want to compete at these adult competitions, you must qualify for them explicitly.

Sunday, May 4 (possibly May 11), 2008 - Junior / Open Team Qualifiers

Venue To Be Announced
$40 per team

Sometime in May, 2008 - Empire State Games Qualifier


Directions to Qualifier Sites

Huntington Middle School

155 Lowndes Avenue, Huntington Station, NY 11746
Contact Linda Wangner 516-741-5809

Route 110 North into Huntington. Turn left onto Railroad street at the Huntington Train Station. Take your first right on to Lowndes avenue, continue on Lowndes avenue for ½ mile the school is on your left.
Map

Island Fencing Academy

101-32 Dupont Street, Plainview, NY 11803
Contact: Jennifer Murray 631-745-6272

Via Long Island Expressway - Exit 46 - Sunnyside Blvd.:
From the East: turn right at top of ramp onto Sunnyside Blvd. going north. From the West: turn left at top of ramp, onto Sunnyside Blvd. going north. You must cross over the Expressway.

Via Northern State Parkway - Exit 38 - Sunnyside Blvd.:
From the East: turn right off exit onto Sunnyside. From the West: turn left off exit onto Sunnyside.

From Sunnyside Blvd, turn onto Fairchild Ave. (at the Holiday Inn), make your left onto Dupont Street, travel 1/10th of a mile, look for the Island Fencing Academy sign, turn right , and drive to end of the dive way. The club is the last building on the right, second floor.

Mission Fencing Center

MFA directions page
346 Route 25A, Suite 82 (Rocky Point Rd. & North Country Rd.) / Kohl's Shopping Center
631.821.1131
From Nassau County: Northern State Parkway East. NSP becomes Route 347 East. 14 miles; 347 East becomes Route 25A. 4.7 miles.
From Western Suffolk County: Take LIE or Sunrise Highway East. Then take Route 97 North to Route 25A, turn right. OR take Route 112 or Patchogue Mt. Sinai Road North, turn right on to Route 25A.
From Eastern Suffolk: Take LIE or Sunrise Highway East to William Floyd Parkwary North. Turm left on Route 25A. Map

Newfield High School

145 Marshall Drive, Selden, NY 11784
Contact: Herb Mones 631-689-1576

LIE to Exit 62. Take Nicolls Road north to Middle Country road (Rt. 25). Turn Right and go ¼ of a mile to Marshall Drive(Traffic light by Dunkin Donuts). Turn left, and head straight until the school. Once on School grounds bear to your left and park by the fenced in area by the cafeteria. Competition in the Cafeteria.

Brentwood High School

Directions: Take the LIE to the Sagtikos Parkway (Exit 56) Go South 2 exits to Pine Aire Drive. At exit, head East, towards Brentwood. Cross Wicks Road. The first traffic light after Wicks Road is First Street. Make a right onto First Street, the entrance to the school is the first right hand turn.
From the South, take the Southern State to the Sagtikos Northbound, then follow the same directions from Pine Aire Drive.

 

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