Nordic Challenge Kupittaa Tournament 2018

 FIE Satellite World Cup Epée Men and Women 6.10.2018


Dear Friends, It is with great pleasure that we invite you to the Nordic Challenge Kupittaa Tournament 2018, which will be held in the city of Turku in Finland on 6.10.2018.

Nordic Challenge – Don’t miss the chance to compete in two Scandinavian satellite competitions!

Special prize for the combined winners of the satellite competitions in Stockholm and Turku.

Rules: The places are computed by adding the places for each fencer in the two competitions (lowest sum gives highest rank).

If total rank is equal Turku result decisive. The prize money is paid against receipts of expenses related to fencing (travels, material etc).

Prizes: 1st place: EUR 500, 2nd place: EUR 300, 3rd place: EUR 200

Organizers: Finnish Fencing and Pentathlon Association, phone: +358 50 336 2464 lena.tallroth-kock@fencing-pentathlon.fi  and
Turku Fencing Club, phone: +358 41 5158 674, info@turunmiekkailijat.fi

Competition venue: Kupittaa Sportshall, Kupittaankuja 1, Turku

Schedule of the Competition

Friday 5 October 2018 19h00 – 20h00 Equipment control

Saturday 6 October 2018

Epée Men, individual FIE satellite & Nordic Challenge 2018

8h00 – 9h00                  Equipment control

8h30                                Last entry

9h15                                Start Epée Men

18h00                              Final Epée Men (4 best fencers)


Epée Ladies, individual FIE satellite & Nordic Challenge 2018

9h30– 10h30                 Equipment control

10h30                              Last entry

11h30                              Start Epée Ladies

18h00                            Final Epée Ladies (4 best fencers)

20h00                    Kupittaa Tournament 40-Years & Turku Fencing Club 80-Years Celebration Dinner & Party!

Entry: Entries according to FIE rules thru national federations. Open to fencers with valid 2018-2019 FIE license.

Entry fee: EUR 30 to be paid in cash at registration before the start of the competition.

Referees: As per FIE rules: 1-4 athletes: no referee, 5-9 athletes: one referee. 10- athletes: two referees.

Formula: F.I.E. formula – one round of pools followed by direct elimination.

Accommodation and transport: Kindly visit www.turkutouring.fi/en for accommodation and touristic information.

Warm regards,

Heikki Saarento

heikki.pj.saarento@gmail.com phone +358 40 720 3056, www.turunmiekkailijat.fi

Turku Fencing Club President