Author: Lana Watson

International Sport in Your Neighborhood

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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 has developed suggested precautions for fencers and their families, club owners, coaches, administrators and division leaders as we think about our return to fencing. Recommended practices will continue to evolve and are no substitute for professional medical and legal advice, but this is a great start as clubs think about reopening:…

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:

Update on Sanctioning

(Colorado Springs, Colo.) – As we all navigate the momentous impact of COVID-19 on our daily lives, USA Fencing understands that the issues our fencing clubs face are challenging and, at times, overwhelming. USA Fencing’s member clubs are cornerstones of our fencing family and organization, and we remain committed to supporting them. At its April…
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