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Welcome to the world of OLIMPICI Grand Prix
We would like to invite YOU, to extend Olimpici to an international competition!
Olimpici Grand Prix competitions in the season of 2013/2014:
(Details are coming as date of events are approaching..)
Grand Prix 5.
Csaba Cup | invitation of competition
16-17-18 of May, 2014.
Békéscsabai Városi Sportcsarnok és Vívóterem
(City Sporthall and Fencing Hall of Békéscsaba)
5600 Békéscsaba, Gyulai út
Host: Alföldi Vívó Akadémia
Grand Prix 4.
Bükfürdő Cup | invitation of competition
25-26-27 of April, 2014.
Művelődési és Sportközpont
(Cultural and Sport Centre)
9037 Bük, Eötvös u. 11.
Host: Szombathelyi Vívóakadémia Sportegyesület
Grand Prix 3.
Vasas Cup | invitation of competition
21-22-23 of March, 2014.
VASAS SC Kézilabdacsarnok
(VASAS Sport Club Handball Hall)
1139 Budapest, Fáy u. 58. (entrance on Hajdú u.)
Host: VASAS SC
Grand Prix 2.
Szolnok Cup | invitation of competition
06-07-08 of December, 2013.
- Széchenyi István Gimnázium Sportcsarnoka
(Sporthall of Széchenyi High School)
5000 Szolnok, Széchenyi krt. 16.
- Szolnoki MÁV SE Vívóterme, Véső úti Sporttelep
(Fencing Hall in Sport Club of Véső út)
5000 Szolnok, Véső út 23. /for minies/
Host: Szolnoki Sportcentrum Nonprofit Kft.
Grand Prix 1.
Competition of Remembrance of Fülöp Gyula
25–26–27 of October, 2013.
Derecskei Városi Sportcsarnok
Some reason why it is worth visiting us:
- a popular competition with an alternative formula
- other leisure & cultural programs for you, your team and parents
- friendly & cheerful atmosphere
- insight to the local cultural & gastronomical life
About Olimpici GP
Olimpici Grand Prix is a new competition series in the world of Hungarian epée-fencing. Győző Kulcsár, our great fencing master and olympic champion has founded the Olimpici Public Benefit Foundation together with his enthusiastic team. The idea is based on a concept to give new stamina for the upcoming generation of epée-fencers.
The participants have four age-groups as we reordered them from the season of 2009/2010 – according to the proffesional decision of the Olimpici Public Fundation. Now the structures could be more sensitive to the knowledge, experience in specific age-groups… plus, we created a new age-group for the real beginner but up-to-competition generation, called Törpici /Mini in english/.
Törpici / Minies (born after 01.01.2003.)
They are not allowed to compete in other age groups!
They need a permission signed by their parents AND coach, stamped officially by their fencing club! Without permission fencers are not allowed to join our Grand Prix.
Gyermek / Kids (born between 01.01.2001. – 31.12.2002.)
Újonc / Novices (born between 01.01.2000. – 31.12.2002.)
Serdülő / Adolescents (born between 01.01.1999. – 31.12.2002.)
The competition has irregular methods:
Minies: Three rounds, no tableau, no elimination! The first two rounds determine ranking for the third where the first eight (could be less or more, according to index number of fencers) fence for the 1st place in the final round. Others fence for placements. All rounds run with more pools with less (four or five) fencers in. The bouts run for FOUR HITS with TWO MINUTES fencing time.
Weapons must be fitted with blade size ZERO, and small bell guard. This is compulsory!
Kids: Two rounds with no elimination. This determines ranking list for the third. The first 32 fencers go onto tableau 32, bouts are for ten hits. From place 25 competitors fence for placements in poules again (for five hits). Formula has changed: DT decided to have full tableau with 32 fencers from 2014.05. 16.
Novices: Two rounds, no elimination! The comulative ranking of the two rounds gives the tableau that has direct elimination. From the tableau of 16 there is consolation(repechage) applied.
Adolescents: One round, no elimination! Everyone goes onto direct tableau, but on tableau of 32 there is consolation(repechage) applied.
If You would like to get in touch with us, write to olimpicigp at gmail dot com, or use our forum.