Every competitor is required to be licensed for the 2019-2020 season. No fencer is allowed to take part in an official event of the FIE unless he or she is at least 13 years old on 1 January in the year of the competition.
Entries of fencers, teams and referees can only be made at the FIE website, www.fie.org, respecting the deadlines specified in the FIE Rules (cf. o.54)..
Individual competition: EUR 60. Team competition: EUR 400.
The entry fee is to be paid at registration before the start of the competition.
One qualifying round of pools, a preliminary direct elimination table, a main direct elimination table of 64 fencers to qualify for a final by direct elimination. Team competitions
Integral direct elimination with a direct elimination table which may be incomplete. All places in the table up to 16th place will be fought for. From 17th place onwards teams will be classified, within each round of the table, according to their initial place in the table. The first four teams will be placed in the direct elimination table according to the current official team ranking of the FIE (cf. o.86); the remaining ranked teams will be placed in the table by drawing of lots in pairs. The teams that are not classified will occupy the last places in the table, and will be separated by drawing of lots (cf. o.42-o.47).
The referees are designated by the FIE and delegations will not have to provide any referees.
Doping control will be done according to FIE rules.
Schedule of the Competition
14.00-18.00 weapon control
08.00 weapon control
11.00 start of preliminary tour
09.00-18.00 weapon control
10.00 table 64
17.00 opening ceremony
09.00-17.00 weapon control
09.00 start of team competition
RUSSIAN VISAS FOR PARTICIPANTS & OFFICIALS
Most nations in the world require a visa to visit Russia.
We are pleased to inform you that the Russian Foreign Ministry has approved a special facilitated visa procedure for all categories of participants of the 2020 International Fencing Tournament, i.e.:
● members of the official delegations,
● international technical officials (referees),
● FIE Family members and official guests,
● as well as media representatives.
All the Russian Consulates throughout the world have been notified of the above procedure. According to it the visas are to be issued on a priority basis, i.e. within three days from the date of application (or on the same day if necessary) at any Russian Consulate regardless of citizenship.
According to this procedure, you are to make a request for the visa support on the official paper of your National Federation signed by the President or the General Secretary.
At the same time you have to complete the below visa template with the personal passport information of the members of your delegations
Information required for the visa invitation
Full name as in passport
Date of birth
Status during the event
City of visa application
Contact, fax, tel, email
Please, complete this form using Excel format and send these documents to Ms. Maria Sinyavskaya: firstname.lastname@example.org
In compliance with the provided official request and personal data a scanned formal invitation letter will be issued & e-mailed back to you. It is to be taken to the nearest Russian Consulate along with your corresponding personal documents such as the passport, the necessary number of pictures, completed application form, etc. in person or by a representative. Some consulates of the Russian Federation accept postal applications. Though there is a number of consulates, where personal attendance is required for fingerprints. All details are to be checked on the consular website in advance.
Please be advised that you are to deal with the Consulate or its authorized Visa Handling Centre directly without applying to any intermediate visa or tourist companies.
As the above visa procedure is exceptional, please make sure you mention that you are applying for the Russian visa to attend the 2020 International Fencing Tournament.
Each Member Association will receive an invoice prior to the event This invoice must be paid via bank transfer before the 01 February 2020
On cancellation until the 01 February 2020 – no penalties are charged
On cancellation after 01 February 2020 the amount of 100 (hundred) % from total accommodation nights for each cancelled room is charged