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CFF 2017 Cadet & Junior High Performance Selection Event

Posted on July 16, 2017 at 12:00 AM

The purpose of this event is to stage a competition early in the fencing season to enable cadet and junior high performance program athletes to earn points towards selection for National Team projects. A secondary objective is to educate athletes and update coaches on the HP Program objectives.

The event is not a Canada Cup competition.  It is geared to the "Train to Train" and "Train to Compete" level of athletes in the Cadet and Junior age classes who are aspiring to participate in International competitions during the 2017/18 season.

Who is eligible to participate?  To be eligible to participate in the CFF HP Selection tournament, athletes must be registered in the CFF High Performance Program or be a Canadian registered for any Cadet or Junior NAC designated as a National Team Classification competition.  Athletes must be registered in either of the above by September 8, 2017.

Competition Dates: September 30 - Oct. 1, 2017

Location: Vango Fencing Academy, 980 Denison St, Markham, ON L3R 8B4

Deadline to register:  Friday, September 8, 2017

Cost: $200 per athlete


Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017:

8 am to 8 pm for all weapons/gender, Cadet & Junior
11:00 -   Information session and lunch (provided) for ME, MF, MS, WS
13:00 - Information session and lunch (provided) for WE and WF

Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017:

8 am to 8 pm for all weapons/gender, Cadet & Junior
11:00 -   Information session and lunch (provided) for ME, MF, MS, WS
13:00 - Information session and lunch (provided) for WE and WF

Information sessions:

  • CFF National Coaches – HP Program overview and expectations (Athletes and Club Coaches
    -          Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) Information session on anti-doping.
    *Lunch will be provided during the sessions on both days.

New HP Program participants will receive their HP track suit at the event. HP Patches will be available for purchase and all participants will receive an HP t-shirt.

Competition Format:  Please see THIS DOCUMENT for a breakdown of the Competition Format.

HP Selection Points Awarded:

As per 2017/18 Junior and Cadet National Booklet – athletes will be awarded 100% of HP points designated for Canadian events as outlined in Chart 4 of the booklet.


Registration will be through the CFF website as of August 1, 2017.  Please note that updated membership/ licenses for the 2017/18 season are required for event registration.

Hotel Information:

The CFF has reserved a block of rooms at the Monte Carlo Inn & Suites Downtown Markham, 7255 Warden Avenue, Markham, ON under the group block "Canadian Fencing."  (Please note that there are two Monte Carlo Inns in Toronto and our booking is at the Downtown Markham location on Warden Avenue which is walking distance to Vango.)

Standard rooms with 2 Queen beds are at a rate of $129.90 plus tax per room night.  (Roll away beds can be provided at an additional cost of $10 plus taxes per room night.)

Rate includes: continental Breakfast (6am - 10am), parking, local phone calls and hi speed internet access.  There is a restaurant on the property as well as swimming pool and fitness center. All rooms have a fridge and microwave.

To book please note the following:

  1.  Mention the group name “Canadian Fencing ” group block when making reservations over the phone (905)752-2700 or toll free 1877-752-2788 (US and Canada)
  2.  We will ask for Credit Card to secure the reservation, a pre-authorization of the room & tax plus incidentals will be taken upon check in and will be charge the exact amount upon check out.
  3. They have to make the reservation before the cut-off date which is September 7th, 2017. Reservation received after this time will be based on availability.
  4. The room preference is only 2 queen beds
  5. Check in time is 2:00 pm and Check out time is 11:00 am
  6. We have 24 hour cancellation policy,  if for some reason the reservation needs to be cancelled, they have to call us 24 hours (before 4 pm)prior to the arrival date otherwise the credit card will be charge for 1 night as a No Show.
  7. They can also book online:

·         Go http://www.montecarloinns.com/downtown-markham.html

·         Group Code is  316704 and Pin Code is 270617    

Participants will be able to walk from the hotel to the competition venue.

Please note that due to space restrictions in the venue, only athletes and coaches will be allowed to enter the field of play.  There is limited seating available around the perimeter of the competition venue.

If you have any further questions, please contact Monica Peterson at hppc@fencing.ca

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