Up for Bid: USA Fencing’s 2017 October North American Cup

USA Fencing is currently seeking proposals to host its 2017 October North American Cup. The four-day competition features more than 2,000 athletes competing Division 1, Division 2, cadet and team events. Here are the details: Deadline to bid: June 1, 2016 Time of year: Oct. 4-9, 2017 Venue requirements: 180,000-200,000 continuous square feet; risers with seating for at least 250 spectators; four to 10 meeting rooms Estimated number of participants:  More than 2,000 attendees Hotel requirements: Walking distance to venue. Room nights: Attendee: 2,200; Staff: 435 Rate: $99-$129 Rights fee: None For the complete RFP, click here. For more information, email Justin Murch, National Events Manager, at j.murch@usfencing.org, or Christine Strong Simmons, Director of Operations, at c.simmons@usfencing.org.