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Kupittaa Tournament - Nordic Challenge

Nordic Challenge

City Turku
Kupittaan Urheiluhalli
Kupittaankuja 1
Nation Finland
Date Sep 23, 2023
The number of participants is unlimited.
Quota None

Entries ind. Per club 4 - 6 7 +
Mandatory referees 1 2
Fine Per tournament €150.00 €150.00

Referees must be provided based on the total entries per day.

The referees activity is not paid by the organizer.

Federation Suomen Miekkailu - ja 5-otteluliitto
Club Turun Miekkailijat - Åbo Fäktare
Organizer Turun Miekkailijat
Contact Turku Fencers' Club
+358 40 720 3056 Heikki Saarento
Further information
View entries and results

Entries to:
until Sep 17, 2023, 11:59:00 PM Central European Summer Time only by: Club ,
Cancel until Sep 17, 2023, 11:59:00 PM Central European Summer Time

Deutscher Fechter-Bund e.V. until Sep 5, 2023
Day Entry desk close Begin Continued Finals Competition allowed Quota Entry fee
23.09. 08:30 09:00 Epee Men's I Seniorit 1926 - 2017 €40.00
10:30 11:00 Epee Women's I Seniorit 1926 - 2017 €40.00

Referee meeting

Day Time Day Time Discipline
23.09. 08:30    Epee

Payment Surcharge Remarks
Cash +€0.00 +0.00%
Competition manager Heikki Saarento

The tournament will use FIE Rules for Competition for Satellite events with one round of pools followed by direct elimination.

Rules and legal

Finnish competition rules:


Finnish equipment rules:

Accomodation Accommodation and Transport
Kindly visit for accommodation and other touristic information.
Catering The Cafeteria is run by our club.

Kupittaa Tournament is a part of the Nordic Challenge series. The competitions are:
– 16-17 September: Challenge Bernadotte, Stockholm SWE
– 23-24 September: Kupittaa Tournament, Turku/Åbo FIN
– 7 October: Nordic Championships, Kääriku, EST
– 28-29 October: Oslo Cup, Oslo NOR

The total prize pool for Nordic Challenge is 2000 EUR each for men and women.

No extra registration is needed. The competitions included require (only) a national fencing license.
The winner is the fencer with the best total result in the four competitions. (Lowest total sum of placement.)
A "no start" is counted as a result equal to the number of participants +1. If results are tied, the
highest number of first place, most second, etc., is the tiebreaker. If an exact tie, the Oslo
competition is the tiebreaker.
1st prize in Nordic Challenge 1000 EUR
2nd prize in Nordic Challenge 700 EUR
3rd prize in Nordic Challenge 300 EUR

The Norwegian Federation pays out prize money against receipts for fencing-related costs.
(equipment, travel, etc.)

Entry fees are to be prepaid to Turku Fencers account IBAN FI71 1173 3000 667587 SWIFT/BIC NDEAFIHH or by card at the venue. (Also, cash payment is possible by request.)

Please enter referees via the Ophardt system or email latest 13.9.2023.
If a referee is not provided when needed, it may result in a fine.

Fencers from Russia or Belarus are not allowed to participate, as decided by the Finnish Fencing and pentathlon association and the EVF.