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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 2014/2015:
(Details are coming as date of events are approaching..)

GP1: 31.10–02.11.2014. Debrecen
GP2: 05–07.12.2014. Szolnok
GP3: 06–08.02.2015. Budapest
GP4: 27–29.03.2015. Szombathely
GP5: 24–26.04.2015. Békéscsaba

Grand Prix 2.
Szolnok Cup
invitation of competition Available now!

05-06-07 of December, 2014.
- 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.
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Grand Prix 3.
Vasas Cup 
06-07-08 of February, 2015. Attention! Date has changed!
VASAS SC Kézilabdacsarnok
(VASAS Sport Club Handball Hall)
1139 Budapest, Fáy u. 58. (entrance on Hajdú u.)
Host: VASAS SC

Grand Prix 4.
Bükfürdő Cup
27-28-29 of March, 2015.
Művelődési és Sportközpont
(Cultural and Sport Centre)
9037 Bük, Eötvös u. 11.
Host: Szombathelyi Vívóakadémia Sportegyesület

Grand Prix 5.
Csaba Cup
24-25-26 of April, 2015.
Békéscsabai Városi Sportcsarnok és Vívóterem
(City Sporthall and Fencing Hall of Békéscsaba)
5600 Békéscsaba, Gyulai út
Host: Alföldi Vívó Akadémia

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Grand Prix 1.
Competition of Remembrance of Fülöp Gyula
invitation of competition
31 of October–0102 of November, 2014.
Derecskei Városi Sportcsarnok
(Derecske Sporthall)
Host: DHSE-PMD

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.

Formula

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 / Minis (born after 01.01.2004.)
They are not allowed to compete in other age groups!
Gyermek / Kids (born between 01.01.2002. – 31.12.2003.)
Újonc / Novices (born between 01.01.2001. – 31.12.2003.)
Serdülő / Adolescents (born between 01.01.2000. – 31.12.2003.)


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 33 competitors fence for placements in poules again (for five hits).

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.

 

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