INVITATION



The fencing section of "Escola Desportiva de Viana", in collaboration with "Câmara Municipal de Viana do Castelo", the Portuguese Fencing Federation and the European Fencing Confederation, invite you to participate 

- European Circuit EFC U14 (Foil and Epee Male, Foil and Epee Female) 

- Open Viana U15 and U17 (Foil, Epee and Sabre Male and Female) 

Which will take place in Viana do Castelo on the 26th and 27th of January 2019

For more information please visit http://escoladesportivadeviana.blogspot.pt


Since the first Junior European Championship which took place in Viana do Castelo in 1999, and 10 stages of the Juniors’ World Cup from 2001 to 2010, Viana do Castelo has the pleasure to receive one stage of the 4th edition of the European Circuit EFC U-14.


COMPETITION RULES

European Circuit EFC U14 (athletes born in 2005 or younger)


REGISTRATION/APPLICATION 

The registration should be sent to edviana@mail.telepac.pt

Payment can be made at the competition day.

European Circuit EFC U14 - 15€

Open Viana U15 - 10€

Open Viana U17 - 10€



SCHEDULE



Saturday January 26th 2019 

08:15h – Opening competition area 

08:30h - Confirmation and registrations payment FM, FF U15 and SM U17

09:00h - Competition beginning FM, FF U15 and SM U17

12:30h -- Confirmation and registrations payment EM, EF U17 and SF U15

13:00h – Competition beginning EM, EF U17 and SF U15

15:30h - Confirmation and registrations payment EFC U-14 FM, FF

16:00h – Competition beginning EFC U-14 FM, FF



Sunday January 27th 2019 

07:15h – Opening competition area 

07:30h –Confirmation and registrations payment EFC U-14 EM, EF and SF U17

08:00h – Competition beginning EFC U-14 EM, EF and SF U17

11:30h – Confirmation and registrations payment FM, FF U17 and SM U15

12:00h –Competition beginning FM, FF U17 and SM U15

14:30h - Confirmation and registrations payment EM, EF U15

15:00h - Competition beginning EM, EF U15



LOCATION

"Centro Cultural de Viana do Castelo", Praça Marques Júnior – Viana do Castelo, 

Portugal



COMPETITION RULE 

EFC U-14, U15 and U17 - 1 poules turn to 5 touches followed by direct elimination.


EQUIPMENT

Suits range 350 N or 800N (FIE) with underplastron 350N or 800N. Mask 350N or FIE. Blades nº 5 and less. Every type of grips and blades are authorized.

Open Viana U15 and U17 - Masks with conductive bib are mandatory

EFC U-14 European Circuit - Masks with conductive bib are not mandatory



REFEREES

For Fencing Clubs with more than 4 registrations 1 referee will be needed. For more than 9 registrations, 2 referees will be needed.

The payment of 100 € for each missing referee will be required.

For any referee related question, contact jfarialuciano@gmail.com

LICENCES

Only 2019 licenses will be accepted. All Portuguese or foreign licenses or FIE will be accepted. EFC licenses not required.



RESPONSABILITY

The organization does not cover accidents, theft or loss of any kind regarding athletes or audience.



DIRECTORY MANAGEMENT

Any protest or complaint will be directed to a "jury members" consisting of Portuguese and foreign members.

The registration implies the acceptance of the rules as well as the consequences that can occur.



ACCOMMODATION AND TRANSPORT 


HOTEL DO PARQUE **** 

Praça da Galiza 

4900-476 Viana do Castelo 

Tef. 00 351 258828605 

www.hoteldoparque.com 



HOTEL RALI VIANA *** 

Av. Afonso III, 180 

4900-477 Viana do Castelo 

Telm. 00 351 969771814 

www.hotelraliviana.com 



These hotels present low price. Reservations must refer to Fencing Viana Tournament

The organization of the championship offers to foreign teams, with more than 4 registered athletes, a room (single or double).

The transfers cost is 20€/person (airport/Viana do Castelo or Viana do Castelo/airport). The pre-book has to be done by email to edviana@mail.telepac.pt, indicating the flight number, time of arrival and provenance



Notice: The organization will provide other hotels if necessary. Only the hotels referred above will be served by this transportation.