NCAA Fencing Championships at the Air Force Academy Postponed to Saturday, Sunday due to Severe Weather

    March 19, 2003

    The NCAA Fencing championships at the Air Force Academy's Cadet Field House are postponed to Saturday and Sunday, March 22-23, due to severe weather conditions. The complete schedule of events follows below.

    The Academy continues at heightened security status and the event will only be opened to participants, officials, media representatives and people with a Department of Defense identification card.

    In addition, family members and other team supporters will be permitted to attend, but must contact their respective team to gain entrance to the Academy and the championships. Media wishing to cover the event should contact the athletic media relations office at 719-333-2313 to make arrangements for credentials and escorting.

    Results will be faxed and emailed each day and will also be available on the NCAA website ( and the Air Force website (

    Event Schedule

    Friday, March 21

    8:00 p.m., Men's and Women's Coaches Meeting, Drury Inn, Colorado Springs

    Saturday, March 22

    9:30 a.m. - Opening Ceremonies

    10:00 a.m. - Men's Epee, Foil and Sabre, rounds 1-4

    2:00 p.m. - Women's Epee, Foil and Sabre, rounds 1-4

    8:00 p.m. - Championship Banquet, Falcon Stadium Press Box

    Sunday, March 23

    9:00 a.m. - Men's Epee, Foil and Sabre, rounds 5-7

    12:00 p.m. - Men's semifinals and finals

    1:00 p.m. - Women's Epee, Foil and Sabre, rounds 5-7

    4:00 p.m. - Women's semifinals and finals

    Coaches Note: Coaches should contact the Air Force Academy events management office at 719-333-2116 to arrange practice times.



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