Up for Bid: 2021 USA Fencing Elite Championships and North American Cup

By Connect Sports Staff, March 26, 2019

USA Fencing is currently seeking proposals to host its Elite Championships and North American Cup in April 2021. The four-day competition (Friday-Monday) features more than 1,500-1,700 athletes competing.

Here are the details:

Deadline to bid: May 15, 2019

Dates: April 14-19, 2021 or April 21-26, 2021

Venue requirements: 225,000 continuous square feet; minimum ceiling of 16 feet; facility must be able to accommodate 12 competition areas and 1 finals area; risers with seating for at least 500 spectators; four to 10 meeting rooms

Estimated number of participants: 1,500-1,700

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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