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  Schedule of Events - Tuesday, March 17 (All events in the Multi-Sport Facility unless otherwise noted.)
 Time (ET)Event
5 p.m.NCAA Men's and Women's Fencing Committee arrival
7 p.m.Fencing committee meeting with host institution staff
  Schedule of Events - Wednesday, March 18 (All events in the Multi-Sport Facility unless otherwise noted.)
 Time (ET)Event
2 p.m.National committee meeting and site inspection
3:30-7 p.m.Apparel and equipment check
Open Practice
Participant registration
7 p.m.Mandatory coaches' meeting (Men's weapons only)
  Schedule of Events - Thursday, March 19 (All events in the Multi-Sport Facility unless otherwise noted.)
 Time (ET)Event
8-9 a.m.Participant registration
8 a.m.Multi-Sport Facility opens/equipment check
Open Practice
Training Room Opens
8 a.m.Mandatory officials meeting
9:45 a.m.National Anthem
10 a.m.Men's Epee, rounds 1-4
Men's Foil, rounds 1-4
Men's Sabre, rounds 1-4
  Schedule of Events - Friday, March 20 (All events in the Multi-Sport Facility unless otherwise noted.)
 Time (ET)Event
8 a.m.Multi-Sport Facility opens/equipment check
Open Practice
Training room opens
9:15 a.m.National Anthem
9:30 p.m.Men's Epee, rounds 5-7
Men's Foil, rounds 5-7
Men's Sabre, rounds 5-7
Six semifinal bouts will be fenced simultaneously.
1-4 p.m.Apparel and equipment check
Participant registration
2 p.m.Men's Gold Medal Bouts
The three first-place bouts will be fenced on one strip. The men's individual awards presentation will be immediately following the finals.
4-5 p.m.Mandatory coaches' meeting (Women's weapons only)
Coaches' forum
6:30 p.m.Championships Banquet at the Days Inn
  Schedule of Events - Saturday, March 21 (All events in the Multi-Sport Facility unless otherwise noted.)
 Time (ET)Event
8 a.m.-9:30 a.m.Participant registration
8 a.m.Mult-Sport Facility opens/equipment check
Open Practice
Training Room Opens
9:30 a.m. National Anthem
9:40 a.m. Women's Foil, round 1 - Pool 4
9:45 a.m.National Anthem
10 a.m.Women's Epee, rounds 1-4
Women's Foil, rounds 1-4
Women's Sabre, rounds 1-4
  Schedule of Events - Sunday, March 22 (All events in the Multi-Sport Facility unless otherwise noted.)
 Time (ET)Event
7:30 a.m. Armory opens/equipment check
Open practice
Training room opens
8:30 a.m. Women's Foil, rounds 5-7
8 a.m.Multi-Sport Facility opens/equipment check
Open Practice
Training Room Opens
9:15 a.m.National Anthem
9:30 a.m.Women's Epee, rounds 5-7
Women's Foil, rounds 5-7
Women's Sabre, rounds 5-7
Six semifinal bouts will be fenced simultaneously.
2 p.m.Women's Gold Medal Bouts
The three first-place bouts will be fenced on one strip. The women's individual awards and team awards presentation will be immediately following the finals.

Results


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Ticket Information


Tickets are on sale at the Bryce Jordan Center ticket office as well as by phone by calling 814-865-5555.

Full tournament (all session) packages are $18 for adults and $12 for students/youth.
Single-day tickets are also available for $6 for adults and $4 for students/youth.
Groups of 20 or more (any age) can purchase single-day tickets for $3.

$2/order for handling fee for phone only

Teams: No team blocks, but please contact each school's ticket office for pass list and/or for parents
to pre-order tickets once teams are chosen.

The Penn State Multi-Sport Facility



Penn State's Multi-Sport Facility will play host to this year's
2009 National Collegiate Fencing Championships. The facility has hosted the Big Ten championships
for both men's and women's track & field, but the 2009 National Collegiate Fencing Championship will be
the first fencing event the facility has hosted. Penn State is proud of its rich fencing tradition
and welcomes the championship to Happy Valley and the Multi-Sport Facility.
For pictures of the facility and more information, please click here.

Traveling to the Championship


Visitor's Guide

Time/Distance from Local and Major Airports
From Washington Dulles International Airport -211 miles/ 3 hours 45 minutes
From Pittsburgh International Airport- about 157 miles/ 3 hours
From Philadelphia International Airport- 203 miles/ 3 hours 35 minutes
From Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) - 187 miles/ 3 hours 20 minutes
From University Park Airport- 6 miles/ 15 minutes

Directions to Penn State University
From New York City, the suggested route is via the George Washington Bridge to I-80.
In Pennsylvania, exit I- 80 at exit 161 (Bellefonte) and follow PA Route 220 south to State College.
Take exit 74 for Innovation Park/Penn State University.

From the Philadelphia area, take Philadelphia Schuylkill Expressway to the Pennsylvania Turnpike,
leave the Turnpike at exit 247 (Harrisburg East), and follow I-283 to I-83 and proceed north on I-83 to the I-81 interchange.
Then follow I-81 south to Route 322, 22 West exit. Proceed west on Route 322 through Lewistown to State College.
Take exit 74 for Innovation Park/Penn State University.

From Pittsburgh, follow Route 22 East to Duncansville, I-99/Route 220 North to Route 322 East
to Mt. Nittany Expressway/State College exit #73, towards E Park Ave, keep right and continue toward E Park Ave.

OR

Follow Route 22 East beyond Duncansville to Water Street, Route 45 East to Pine Grove Mills
and Route 26 North to State College.
From the west, take I-80 to exit 123 (Woodland) just east of Clearfield, then US Route 322 east to State College,
or exit I-80 at exit 161 (Bellefonte) and follow PA Route 220 south to State College.
Take exit 74 for Innovation Park/Penn State University.

From Washington, D.C., take Route 270 to Frederick then Route 70 to Breezewood - PA turnpike (exit 12) -
and go one exit West to Bedford (exit 11); Take I-99 north to Route 220 to Route 322 East to State College.
Take exit 74 for Innovation Park/Penn State University.

OR

Take I-95 or the Baltimore-Washington Parkway to Baltimore, west loop I-695 to I-83 north.
Continue on I- 83 north to the I-81 interchange. Then follow I-81 south to Route 322, 22 exit.
Proceed west on Route 322 to Lewistown and State College.
Take exit 74 for Innovation Park/Penn State University.

Penn State University Campus Map

Local Dining Information and Attractions


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Volunteer Information


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