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Community Sports Notebook: Deadline approaching for Bay State Games’ Future Leaders Scholarship applications

Bay State Games Announces Future Leaders Scholarship

The Bay State Games is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for the 2020 Future Leaders Scholarship Program. This marks the 32nd year of this valuable scholarship program that recognizes the leaders of tomorrow who excel in academics, community service, and athletics. The scholarship program is available to any Massachusetts High School student in the class of 2021. Due to the cancellation of the 2020 Summer Games, participation in the Bay State Games is not required but is recommended. Six $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to the top applicants.

Candidates must submit their application information online by Oct. 15, 2020. The selection process will begin with a review of each student’s application, written recommendations, and transcripts. A number of students will then be selected for virtual interviews which will be conducted the week of Nov. 9. At the conclusion of interviews, six statewide scholarship winners will be announced.

Additional information on the scholarship and a link to an application form can be found at www.baystategames.org/future-leaders-scholarship.

For questions, email [email protected] or call 781-932-6555.

Chair City Lions Still Offering Refunds for 2020 Season

The Chair City Lions American Youth Football & Cheer program is offering refunds to families who paid registration fees for the 2020 season which was recently cancelled due to concerns regarding player, coach and volunteer safety during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Lions are inviting families to choose one of the following options:

— Families may request a full refund.

— Families can opt to have the registration fee transferred to the 2021 season.

— Or families can opt to convert the registration fee into a tax-deductible donation due to the Lions’ standing as a non-profit organization.

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DO NOT REGISTER ON ASKFRED. Read below for registration instruction. If you have registered on BSG site and do not see your name on askfred by end of each week, contact me ([email protected]). Some fencers do not have a profile on askfred. I can not enter you via askfred if you have no profile in their database.

This tournament will be sanctioned by the New England Division of the United States Fencing Association provided all criteria is met; this includes COMPETITIVE membership in USFA. If you are a not a current member or are a non-competitive member, you must join or upgrade. Part of the sanction process is to ensure fencers who do not meet the age restrictions do not compete.

Registration and payment MUST BE DONE through the BSG website. Once payment is processed, competitors will be added to a list on askfred.

Click on the link below to register for Bay State Games:

All competitors must be USFA competitive members and be age eligible for specific events.

Open – Birth year 2005 or earlier
U19 (Scholastic) – Birth Year 2000-2006****
Vet (Masters) – Birth year 1979 or earlier

**** Age eligibility exceptions based on National Points apply. Fencers age ineligible for the junior category, but on USFA cadet point standings (after SNs), may enter this event. If you are not on point standings and age ineligible you will not be able to compete and entry fee will not be refunded.

Sanctioning of event is dependent upon USFA rules/guidelines being observed.

Entry Fees:
First Deadline June 15, 2019
$40 one event
$40 + 35 = 75 two events
$40 + 35 + 35 = 110 three events

Late fee of $25 for all entries after June 15

Late fee of $50 for all entries after June 29

NO registrations accepted after July 6

There will be NO WALKINS allowed at this tournament.

Medals awarded to top 4 (1, 2, 3, 3) Medalists are eligible to compete in the State Games of America in 2019. Information for this event will be available at the tournament.

All registered entrants will receive a BSG t-shirt.

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