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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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Update regarding tournaments!

USA Fencing Events and Points Allocation Update 06/25/2020, 1:45PM CDT As an organization, USA Fencing understands the disappointment the fencing community experienced with the cancellation of the National Championship and July Challenge as well as the national events and championships in March and April. The National Office is working together with constituents within the fencing…
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The 2020-2021 National calendar is posted

The 2020-2021 National calendar is posted – can’t wait to fence, can you? (Colorado Springs, Colo.) – USA Fencing is pleased to announce the national events schedule for the 2020-21 season. The North American Cup circuit, which includes North American Cups as well as National Championships, will travel to eight cities across the country, beginning in…
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USA Fencing cancels the National Championships and July Challenge.

(Colorado Springs, Colo.) – In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, USA Fencing has announced the cancellation of the National Championships and July Challenge, which was scheduled to be held in Louisville, Ky. Originally scheduled for June 28 – July 7, the tournament, which draws nearly 5,000 participants ages 8-80+ over 10 days of competition,…
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USA Fencing Election Results

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USA Fencing Town Hall Report

A Summary of the recent Town Hall is available at the link or continue reading below *********************************************************** The USA Fencing Board of Directors and National Office Staff held a town hall meeting on Tuesday to inform the fencing community of news within USA Fencing as well as answer questions that were submitted from the…
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Please look for your USFA ballot email and vote early!  It makes a difference! Note Hall of Fame Balloting – Maya Lawrence, Roger Cummings, and Chris O’Loughlin have New Jersey connections. Find the full slate here:

National Events, Points and Classifications Update

(Colorado Springs, Colo.) – The Covid-19 pandemic resulted in the postponement of three major domestic USA Fencing tournaments – the Anaheim Super Junior and Cadet Circuit tournament, March North American Cup and the Division I / Parafencing National Championships and April NAC during a span of five weeks. As the pandemic has continued to affect…
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USA Fencing Selection Criteria and Point Standings Update

The COVID-19 pandemic resulted in the postponement of multiple domestic and international events that had an impact on selection for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games as well as the 2020 Veteran World Championships and National Point Standings at all levels. Accordingly, the USA Fencing Sports Performance team has been working diligently, in consultation with…
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