- CCO-map.eps (0/1) Fourth Annual Crescent City Open

- CCO-map.eps (0/1) Fourth Annual Crescent City Open

Post by Craig Kraem » Thu, 15 Feb 1996 04:00:00

                              Fourth Annual Crescent City Open
                             East Meets West Section Challenge

                                        New Orleans

                                  Saturday, March 23rd
                                   Sunday, March 24th

Gym Opens at 7:30 am

Below are the starting times of each event:

Saturday, March 23rd - 9:00 am Men1s Foil

Saturday, March 23rd - 1:00 pm Women1s Foil

Sunday, March 24th - 9:00 am Men's Epee

Sunday, March 24th - 9:00 am Women's Epee

Sunday, March 24th - 1:00 pm Mixed Sabre

If there are fewer than 10 women for women1s epee the epee competition
will be a mixed event with no separate women1s event.

Deadlines: Pre-registration postmarked no later than Monday, March 11th

Fees: $20.00 Pre-registration and first weapon   $10.00 each additional weapon
$10.00 additional late fee after March 11th. Registration will be accepted
on the day of the event.

Registration: Closes 30 minutes prior to the start of each event   Rules:
USFA membership required. Existing USFA rules apply

Awards: Top 8 in each event              

After Fencing:  Dine and Party with all your friends in the French Quarter

Lodging:  The Pallas Hotel is the host hotel. Their number is (800)
236-6119.They are located at 1732 C***Street. The hotel is about 30
minutes from the gym. Rates are $69/single or double, $79/triple,
$89/quad. When making your reservations you must mention the Crescent City
Open fencing tournament to get this rate. The hotel is holding 20 rooms
until February 22 after which time rooms are subject to availability. Make
your reservations early. The city is very full at this time so do not wait
until the last minute to get your hotel room.  You can also call the New
Orleans Hotel Reservation System at 504-282-2264 or call the Bed &
Breakfast Reservation System at (800) 749-4640 for additional information
on lodging in the area.

Location:  Joe Brown Gym located at 5601 Read Blvd. in New Orleans
east.The gym phone number is 244-4663
(See attached map for directions)

T-Shirts:  Limited edition on sale, place your orders early. $10 per shirt

Airlines: Southwest Airlines has a 21 day discount fare. Buy your tickets
early, tickets often sell out on these discounted fares. Coming from the
east Value Jet based out of Atlanta has great rates.

Directors: Directors from the SW Section and SE Section, rated class 5 or
better will be present


                              Crescent City Open Registration Form

Name______________________________________________    Phone (_____


Club ________________________________________________

T-Shirts: {  }Small   {  } Medium   {  } Large   {  } X-large

Please indicate Weapon and Classification:  Men1s Foil_____   Women1s

                                            Men1s Epee_____  Women1s
Epee_____  Mixed Sabre_____  

Total enclosed: $__________         Mail to: Crescent City Open
                                       C/O:  Ann Marie Hesson     Make
Check Payable to:                                                      
                                             4721 Palmyra St.    
Louisiana Division USFA
Questions e-mail Craig Kraemer at:           N.O., LA 70119

You must mail us your check when you register - E-mail registrations are
not accepted.

Directions to gym:

 Coming from the hotel, take I-10 east to Read Blvd. exit right. Pass Lake
Forest Blvd. to the next light which is Nature Center Dr., turn left and
go through gates. Look for gym on the right. You can1t miss it.

    Coming from the west, take I-10 to I-610. I-610 will change into I-10
again. Stay on I-10 to Read Blvd. exit right and follow the same
directions as above.

    Coming from the east, take I-10 to Read Blvd. exit left and follow the
same directions as above.