New Jersey Division of Fencing

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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 SYC and RCC will now be held as an RYC and RCC and will remain on Dec. 19-21 with participants from the host region earning regional points only. All other SYC tournaments scheduled in December and January will be postponed until later in the season. Updates regarding rescheduling of these events will be posted at

The Super Junior and Cadet Circuit also will begin no earlier than Feb. 1, 2021 with dates and locations to be posted in the coming weeks.

The Tournament Committee will evaluate qualification pathways throughout the season. A top percentage of each regional points list-based qualification will be used to compensate for the differences in the number of events in each region. The percentage of each regional list will be determined as the field size for Summer Nationals becomes clearer. The TC will examine expanding division qualification pathways as needed should there be an insufficient number of regional events.

If you have any questions regarding the regional event schedule, please contact

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 related guidelines that we have previously disseminated to clubs and organizers. We strongly recommend these guidelines for club practices as well. Thank you for your patience and compliance as we continue our return to fencing in as safe a manner as possible.

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