New Jersey Division of Fencing

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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 and structure for the season.

Happy World Fencing Day!

Happy World Fencing Day!
 
Today, we celebrate the family that brings fencers together. Not just the family we are born with, but those created by our outstanding community.  From siblings to cousins to club mates and national teammates to lifelong friendships forged on and off the strip, thank you to everyone in our #USAFencingFamily.
 
Get in on the action by sharing photos, videos and memories of your fencing family and tag USA Fencing and FIE – International Fencing Federation to celebrate #FencingDay2020!
 
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Meet Jorge Gana, Chairman of USA Fencing-NJ Division

This week in the lead up to World Fencing Day, USA Fencing is celebrating our Life Members, their dedication to the sport and their role in the #USAFencingFamily.
  

Meet Jorge Gana:  Walking on to his college fencing team at Johns Hopkins University, Jorge Gana quickly became passionate about fencing. Although he had no prior experience in the sport, Gana became a team captain and won the individual University Athletic Association Championship and Temple Open in men’s epee in 1991, on his way to a top-10 senior national ranking. Now involved in fencing for more than 30 years, he is the chair of the New Jersey Division, a certified referee and a volunteer assistant coach at Christian Brothers Academy High School. He even still fences when he has the time.
 
Fencing has become a part of the Gana family. Gana and his wife have seven children, two of which are Life members. Gana describes that purchasing a Life membership was a great option to reflect his commitment to the sport, and was an investment for his kids, who also found a strong passion for the sport.

 

For more information about the Life membership, visit https://www.usafencing.org/…/698114-individual-memberships.

NJ Division Seeking New Members!

The NJ Division is looking for members interested in helping to expand fencing diversity, equity and inclusion, as well as High School age members for general minor representation (with parental approval). Contact us if interested!

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