The TISSOT Grand Prix de Berne is being organised and held by a committee consisting of members of the Fencing Club of Berne.

The tournament will take place in the Sporthalle Wankdorf, Papiermühlestrasse 91, 3014 Berne.
mobile +41 79 470 00 94
Highway: exit "Bern-Wankdorf"
Tram No. 9: direction "Wankdorf Bahnhof", stop "Wankdorf Center"
Bus No 20: final stop "Wyler"

Rooms have to be booked directly by the fencers. You can consult with the Tourist Information of Berne at the main station for more information.
Phone +41 31 328 12 10
See also the following list of hotels: www.bern-incoming.ch
Direct link to book rooms: www.gp-bern.ch, see "Accommodation"

The entry of the names of the fencers and all possible replacements, and the entry of teams, must be made via the FIE website 7 days before the TISSOT Grand Prix de Berne at the latest (midnight Lausanne time). The organisers must refuse any entry not requested by a federation and any entry of a fencer not in possession of an FIE licence valid for the current season.
At the competition entries are limited as follows: each national federation may enter a maximum of 12 fencers. The organising country may enter up to 20 fencers plus the number needed to make up the pools.
Team participation is limited to one team per country.

Individual: Euro 60.-
Team: Euro 400.-
To be payed in cash by all fencers when signing in before the beginning of the tournament
Individual: Friday, November 22, 09.00
Team: Saturday, November 23, 16.00

Participants are responsible for their own visa and insurance.

Doping control will be done according to FIE rules.

The matches take place according to the FIE rules.
Individual competition: one qualifying round of pools, a preliminary direct elimination table, a main direct elimination table of 64 fencers to qualify for a final by direct elimination.
Team competition: integral direct elimination with a direct elimination table which may be incomplete. All places in the table up to 16th place will be fought for. From 17th place onwards teams will be classified, within each round of the table, according to their initial place in the table.

Grand Prix de Berne
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