The 2008 NCAA? Division I Men's and Women's Fencing Championships

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Go Buckeyes!

The 2008 NCAA Division I Men's and Women's Fencing Championships

Hosted by Ohio State University


TEAM INFORMATION
 Team Manual
 Travel Information Form
 Banquet Reservation Form
 Team Pronunciation Form

SPECTATOR INFORMATION
 Directions to the French Field House
 Columbus Map
 Campus Map
 French Field House Map
 Local Area Hotels

CLINIC INFORMATION
 FREE Youth Clinic Registration
 Parent Consent, Waiver and Release Form

Schedule of Events

Wednesday, March 12
3:30-6:30 p.m. Apparel and equipment check
Strips open for practice
Participant registration
7 p.m. Mandatory coaches' meeting (Women's weapons only)
 
Thursday, March 13
8 - 9:30 a.m. Participant registration
8:30 a.m. Armory opens/equipment check
Designated area open for practice until the conclusion of the last round
Training room opens
9:45 a.m. National Anthem
10 a.m. Women's Foil, rounds 1-4
Women's Epee, rounds 1-4
Women's Sabre, rounds 1-4
3 - 4:30 p.m. NCAA Corporate Sponsor Fan Fest - free pizza and snacks
 
Friday, March 14
8 a.m. Armory opens/equipment check
Designated area open for practice until the conclusion of the last round
Training room opens
9:30 a.m. Women's Epee, rounds 5-7
Women's Foil, rounds 5-7
Women's Sabre, rounds 5-7
Six semi-final bouts will be fenced simultaneously. These bouts will be followed, after a ten-minute break, by the three third-place bouts.
1-4 p.m. Apparel and equipment check
Participant registration
2 p.m. Opening Ceremonies - St. John Arena
National Anthem
2:30 p.m. Women's Gold Medal Bouts - St. John Arena
The three first-place bouts will be fenced on one strip in the order of sabre, foil and then epee. The women's individual awards presentation will be immediately following the finals.
5-6 p.m. Mandatory coaches' meeting (Men's weapons only)
Fencing coaches' forum
6:30 p.m. Championships Banquet
 
Saturday, March 15
8 a.m. Participant registration (until 9:30 a.m.)
Training room & Armory opens
Designated area open for practice until the conclusion of the last round
8 - 9:30 a.m. Youth Clinic
9:45 a.m. National Anthem
10 a.m. Men's Epee, rounds 1-4
Men's Foil, rounds 1-4
Men's Sabre, rounds 1-4
 
Sunday, March 16
7 a.m. Training room & Armory opens
8:45 a.m. National Anthem
9:30 a.m. Men's Epee, rounds 5-7
Men's Foil, rounds 5-7
Men's Sabre, rounds 5-7
Six semi-final bouts will be fenced simultaneously. These bouts will be followed, after a ten minute break, by the three third-place bouts which will be fenced simultaneously.
2 p.m. Men's Gold Medal Bouts - St. John Arena
The three first-place bouts will be fenced on one strip in the order of sabre, foil and then epee. The men's individual and team awards presentation will be immediately following the finals.


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