Up for Bid: 2020 USA Fencing Elite Championships and North American Cup

By Connect Sports Staff, October 2, 2018

USA Fencing is currently seeking proposals to host its 2020 Elite Championships and North American Cup. The 4-day (Friday through Monday) competition will attract more than 2,600 athletes, as well as 1,000 spectators.

Here are the details:

Deadline to bid: Nov. 1, 2018

Time of year: April 15-20, 2020

Venue requirements: 225,000 continuous square feet; Minimum ceiling height of 16 feet; 12 competition areas and 1 finals area

Estimated number of participants: 2,600-2,800

Hotel requirements: Walking distance to venue.

Room nights: Attendee: 1,695; Staff: 517

Rate: $109-$129

Rights fee: None

For the complete RFP, click here.

For more information, email Christine Strong Simmons, senior director of operations, at c.simmons@usfencing.org.

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