REGISTRATION OPENS MAY 6, 2023
This year, Escrime Mont-Royal (http://www.escrimemontroyal.com), in collaboration with the City of Montreal and the Borough of CDN-NDG, is proud to organize a unique event, in both Quebec and Canada: an outdoor fencing tournament. The number of participants is limited, so register early!
- Mixed epee will take place on June 10, 2023 starting at 10am (rain date June 11).
- Mixed foil will take place on September 9, 2023 starting at 10am (rain date September 10).
- Mixed sabre will take place on September 9, 2023 starting at 11am (rain date September 10).
Venue :: NDG Park, Montréal. The tournament will be held on a dozen strips marked directly on the ground, with all the finals against the backdrop of the pavilion at the centre of the park. NDG park is accessible by car (Décarie expressway, Sherbrooke exit) and by bus (lines 17, 63, 102, 105, 138). The park is a 12 minute walk away from the metro (Orange Line - Vendôme metro), and a BIXI bicycle station is available in the park.
Scenario :: (Tentative) Two rounds of pools (mixed, ages 12 and up) – No elimination after the pools – Separate direct elimination tables for men and women. – Medals for the first 4 places for each final elimination table – A banner will be awarded to the winning club based on the combined results of each final elimination table.
Lunch :: There are a number of restaurants near by. If you prefer that we arrange your lunch, we are offering optional lunches on pre-order only. They will be available for you, your family and friends around midday. Please see the payment form for details and to order.
Registration :: CA$40 (approx. $30US) from May 6 through June 4 for epee or through September 3 for foil/sabre, payable online at http://www.duelndg.ca, by Interac e-Transfer or by cheque mailed to Escrime Mont-Royal. After these dates, registration will be CA$50 (approx. $37US) payable on site in cash, subject to availability (max 60 fencers). You will have to sign a waiver to access the competition site.
For more details, please refer to our OFFICIAL INVITATION [pdf] AVAILABLE SOON
Public :: Your family and friends are welcome to share the day outdoors. It's not just a tournament, but an opportunity for the public to learn about the noble art and science of fencing and try it for themselves. Activities and initiation to modern, historical and modified (wheelchair) fencing for adults and children will entertain the crowd throughout the day.
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WAIVER REQUIREMENTS ::
A copy of the waiver below will be sent with your registration confirmation. Please print, sign and bring them with you to the competition. Also note that all fencers under 18 years old must have their release forms signed by a parent or guardian. Fencers under 14 will require their parent's written consent and written approval in advance from their coach. Please make sure that you have a guardian sign the attached documents and bring them with you the day of the tournament. You will not be allowed to participate without a tournament release form signed by both you and a guardian.
On Site Waiver ::
I acknowledge that the practice of outdoor fencing includes the risk of injury and accidents. I declare to know the nature and extent of these risks, I freely and voluntarily agree to accept them and I, for my part and on behalf of my heirs, executors, administrators and assigns, release Ville de Montréal, Arrondissement de Côte-des-Neiges—Notre-Dame-de-Grâce, Escrime Mont-Royal, their coaches, officials, members, agents, officers, employees and competition organizers, from any and all responsibility and waive any right, claim, demand or action, arising from loss, injury or damage suffered during or following the practice of outdoor fencing.