Online Registration

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General Information

DATE: July 16-18, 2021
Specific dates per-event listed below.

SITE: Gateway Mall (6100 O St. Lincoln) – View Map

AWARDS: Custom Cornhusker State Games gold, silver and bronze medals will be awarded to the top three finishers in each division. Championship awards will be given to the winners of each mixed fencing event. Iron man/woman awards will be given to the man or woman placing the highest overall in all three fencing weapons.

SPORTSMANSHIP: Good behavior between all players, coaches, and supporters is mandatory in the Cornhusker State Games. Special sportsmanship awards will be presented on each day of the competition.

TEAM COMPETITION: For the fencing team competition, teams will consist of three fencers of the same weapon. Teams will compete in a round-robin format. Only match wins will be recorded. To participate, register on-site by noon the day of the event with $15 team fee (collected on site). Team events will begin immediately following the end of the last event of the day. Must be pre-registered in an individual event in order to enter a team event.


Event Name                                       

Epee | Y10
Epee | Y12
Epee | Y14
Epee | Cadet**
Epee | Open
Epee | Veteran (40+)
Epee | Veteran (55+)
Epee | Veteran (70+)
Epee | Women
Epee | E & Under

Foil | Y10
Foil | Y12
Foil | Y14
Foil | Cadet**
Foil | Open
Foil | Veteran (40+)
Foil | Veteran (55+)
Foil | Veteran (70+)
Foil | Women
Foil | E & Under

Saber | Y10
Saber | Y12
Saber | Y14
Saber | Cadet**
Saber | Open
Saber | Veteran (40+)
Saber | Veteran (55+)
Saber | Veteran (70+)
Saber | Women
Saber | E & Under

**Cadet fencers must be 13-17 years old.
***Wheelchair event is open to all ages and genders.

NOTES: Depending on the number of participants, E & Under participants may fence in the Open division, but medals will be awarded as to their placement in the respective division. All equipment is provided. Youth fencers may compete up one age division. Tournament director reserves the right to combine or cancel divisions based on the number of entries.


Schedule of Events

Day                                         Event                

Friday, July 16
8:30 a.m.                   Foil – Y10
8:30 a.m.                   Foil – Y14
8:30 a.m.                   Saber – Cadet

10 a.m.                        Foil – Y12
10 a.m.                        Epee – Cadet
10 a.m.                        Epee – Y10

Noon                           Saber – Y10
Noon                           Saber – Y14
Noon                           Epee – Y12

3 p.m.                          Saber – Y12
3 p.m.                          Epee – Y14
3 p.m.                          Foil – Cadet

Saturday, July 17
8:30 a.m.                   Foil – Open

Noon                           Foil – E & Under

1 p.m.                          Foil – Veterans 40+/55+/70+
1 p.m.                          Foil – Women’s
1 p.m.                          Wheelchair – All ages / genders

2 p.m.                          Epee – E & Under

Sunday, July 18
8:30 a.m.                   Epee – Open
8:30 a.m.                   Saber – Women’s

11 a.m.                        Saber – Veterans 40+/55+/70+

Noon                           Saber – E & Under

2 p.m.                          Epee – Veterans 40+/55+/70+
2 p.m.                          Epee – Women’s

3 p.m.                          Saber – Open


ALL EVENTS: USFA safety rules will apply. Sweat pants are allowed. Long pants required for epee. USFA membership not required. Masks will be tested in all events.

NOTES: Age classifications are based on USFA rules. Fencers are eligible to participate in more than one event. Fencers are invited to compete with more than one weapon.

Registration Fees & Deadlines

$42 per participant until June 17
$47 per participant until July 5

Additional events – $10
HEMA events – $25

MULTI-EVENT DISCOUNT NOTE: If registering for multiple events, all entries must occur in the same transaction to receive the multi-event discount.

ENTRY FEE INCLUDES: Competition in the 2021 Cornhusker State Games; White cotton athlete shirt (micro-fiber or soft cotton lightweight tri-blend upgrade available); Sponsor gifts and coupons.

PAPER ENTRY FORMS: Paper entry forms will be accepted with a $5 processing fee. Registering online saves time, money and trees.

Athlete Packets

Athlete packets will be shipped directly to the athlete at no extra charge.  Packets will not be available for in-person pickup. Packets include athlete shirt and one free Arby’s sandwich certificate per person. Athletes will receive their packet prior to competition.

The athlete packets DO NOT contain any sport specific information such as schedules, maps, bib numbers, etc. For sport-specific details, refer to your sport General Information.

Opening Ceremonies

The show begins at 8 p.m. at Seacrest Field, Lincoln!

Admission is FREE!

• Parade of Athletes
• Skydivers
• National Anthem
• Oath of Athletes
• Mascot Showcase
• Super Retriever Series Demo
• Mystery Torchlighter
• Fireworks

The Opening Ceremonies will be televised statewide by News Channel Nebraska.

For more details regarding Opening Ceremonies, please refer to the Opening Ceremonies web page.

Further Information

Sport Specific Questions: Fencing Director Trish Souliere at 402-570-0163 or sionnach27@yahoo.com. Assistant Director Cat Souliere at catskyfire@starpaw.com.

Online Registration/Website Questions: Contact the Cornhusker State Games office at 402-471-2544 or info@nebraskasportscouncil.com.

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