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September 1 – October 31 2022 Tournament Calendar

The September 1 – October 31 2022 Tournament Calendar can be found here. Google Doc link to September 1 – October 31 2022 Tournament Calendar

Notice of Coach Arrest

USA fencing original post   (Colorado Springs, Colo.) — Today, USA Fencing was made aware of the arrest of a fencing coach on October 13, 2021 for sexual misconduct with a minor. We join in outrage at the prospect that anyone involved in our sport could potentially be involved in harming a young person. The safety…
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USA Fencing Board of Directors Emergency Meeting August 13, 2021

An emergency meeting of the USA Fencing Board of Directors will be held at 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time on Friday August 13 via teleconference. Call-in Number: 1.877.805-0965 Passcode: 2478629 Relevant Documents Agenda (August 13, 2021)

2020-21 Athlete Handbook Updates

The 2020-21 USA Fencing Athlete Handbook has been posted at The Athlete Handbook includes several key changes and modifications due to COVID-19 restrictions. Any additional updates made throughout the season will be posted to the website above. Also, please note that the Athlete Handbook does not contain selection criteria for the 2020-21 season as the national and…
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Governor Murphy signs Executive Order re: Sport Events

TRENTON – Governor Phil Murphy last night signed Executive Order No. 204, which pauses indoor practices and competitions for youth and adult sports from Saturday, December 5 at 6:00 a.m. through Saturday, January 2, 2021. The EO also lowers the outdoor gatherings limit from 150 people to 25 people, effective Monday, December 7 at 6:00 a.m.…
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News from the National office concerning Regional events

Due to the rise of COVID-19 cases throughout the country, USA Fencing is delaying the launch of Phase 3 in the Return to Competition until Feb. 1, 2021. Athletes competing in regional events may do so in their region only through Jan. 31, 2021. Super Youth Circuit events may take place no earlier than Feb. 1, 2021. The Austin…
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NJ Division Tournaments limited to NJ residents for time being due to COVID

Please note that in accordance with renewed State requirements and efforts to combat escalating COVID cases (see EO 194), all NJ Division tournaments are restricted to NJ residents only until further notice. This is of course in addition to being subject to mandatory masks (including during bouting, warm ups, etc), participant caps and other COVID…
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Key updates for 2020-2021 fencing season

Key updates have been made to the 2020-21 season, including mandating the wearing of masks at all tournaments for all participants. National events also will begin in February with the Junior Olympics moving to Summer Nationals. As the situation with COVID-19 continues to evolve, USA Fencing will continue to revise and assess tournament protocol, format…
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Referee Clinic…by Zoom!

Lisa Campi Sapery says it’s never too late to start your fencing referee career – But did you know that NJ Division members can have the cost of the referee seminar reimbursed after they pass the practical? Start the process by attending this next Zoom clinic on November 14th!

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