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Junior and Cadet World Medalists Highlight November NAC

11/08/2018, 8:00pm CST
By Nicole Jomantas

Lauren Scruggs won bronze at the 2018 Junior Worlds and will be among the fencers competing in the junior women's foil event in Kansas City. Photo Credit: Augusto Bizzi / FIE.

(Colorado Springs, Colo.) – Nearly 2,000 fencers are scheduled to compete at the November North American Cup in Kansas City this weekend at the Kansas City Convention Center.

Competition will run from Friday through Monday with individual events held for Junior (U20), Cadet, (U17) and Y14 age groups.

November NAC Live Results

The tournament will serve as one of the key selection events for the 2019 Junior and Cadet World Championship Team with eight individual medalists from the 2018 Junior and Cadet Worlds competing in Kansas City, including:

  • Lauren Scruggs (Ozone Park, N.Y. / Junior Women's Foil), 2018 Junior World individual bronze medalist and 2018 Junior World Team Champion
  • Kenji Bravo (Junior Men's Foil), 2018 Cadet World Champion and 2018 Junior World team bronze medalist
  • May Tieu (Belle Mead, N.J. / Junior Women's Foil), 2018 Junior World Team Champion and 2018 Cadet World silver medalist
  • Delphine DeVore (Westport, Conn.) Junior Women's Foil), 2018 Junior World Team Champion and Cadet World bronze medalist
  • Marcello Olivares (Cooper City, Fla. / Junior Men's Foil), 2018 Cadet World silver medalist
  • Emily Vermeule (Cambridge, Mass. / Junior Women's Epee), 2018 Cadet World silver medalist
  • Robert Vidovszky (Folsom, Calif. / Junior Men's Saber), 2018 Cadet World silver medalist
  • Alexis Anglade (Alpharetta, Ga. / Junior Women's Saber), 2018 Cadet World bronze medalist

Competition will run daily from 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.

USA Fencing members (Competitive, Coach, Life, Supporting and +CheckEd) will receive free admission by showing their membership card at the registration desk to receive a tournament access pass. Children ages 10 and younger each will receive a complimentary tournament pass.

Supporting memberships can be purchased for $25 at www.member.usafencing.org and will give members access to tournament entry for the entire 2018-19 season.

Four-day tournament passes are available for $15 each. Single-day passes are $5 each. Passes can be purchased at the door or at http://2018novembernac.eventbrite.com.

Competition schedule is as follows (all times listed as start times):

Friday, Nov. 9
8 a.m.
Junior Men's Épée
Y14 Men’s Foil

1 p.m.
Junior Men’s Saber
Junior Women's Épée

Saturday, Nov. 10
8 a.m.
Junior Men's Foil
Y14 Men's Saber

11 a.m.
Y14 Women's Épée

2 p.m.
Junior Women's Foil

4 p.m.
Cadet Women's Saber   

Sunday, Nov. 11
8 a.m.
Cadet Men's Épée
Cadet Men's Saber        

11 a.m.
Cadet Women's Foil      

2 p.m.
Cadet Women's Épée    

4 p.m.
Y14 Women's Saber      

Monday, Nov. 12
8 a.m.
Junior Women's Saber
Cadet Men's Foil
Y14 Men's Épée

1 p.m.
Y14 Women's Foil

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