Monday, November 05, 2007
Well, our third Palm Desert Open, held November 3 and 4 at College of the Desert, was a big success. We grew from 68 fencers our first tournament, to 97 fencers our second tournament to 116 fencers this tournament! Our epee events were A2 events and we had many fencers from
I have to give tremendous thanks to our volunteers, without whom the tournament would never have flowed so smoothly.
Tournament Committee: Diane Whan and Ann Barber, working the computers
Check- in People: Cammie Link, Cindy Ibba, Roman Ibba, Carrie DeVoe, Ellis DeVoe
Runners: Chanelle Guillaume and Natalie Salagean
Set-up & Tear Down: Max Barber, Kevin & Jody Short, Josh & Kyoko Butler, Danny Torres, Brian Murray,
Please forgive me if I’ve forgotten anyone.
Congratulations, also, to
Congratulations also, to Grant Boatman, who made his fencing debut in mixed epee and kudos to Hunter Scalise who won his first bout, in his first tournament, at the PDO, in mixed sabre.
Tournament Schedule Change:
The November 10 J.O. qualifier at
J.O. quals will be held at
DFA will be open for classes on Saturday, November 10.
DFA will be closed on Thanksgiving day, Thursday, November 22 and Friday, November 23.
DFA will be open for classes on Saturday, November 24.
Happy Thanksgiving and Blissful Fencing to All,