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High School All-American Team

USA Fencing High School All-American Program

USA Fencing is proud to recognize high school fencers across the country who have achieved at a high level on the fencing strip.  Athletes are encouraged to pursue this honor and be recognized as the best high school fencers in the country. In addition to their superior skills in the sport, All-Americans exhibit excellent leadership and sportsmanship.

Criteria for selection

  1. Must be a current USA Fencing Competitive, Life or High School Club Member.
  2. Must be in 9-12th grade at a secondary school or in a home school program.  No post-graduate fencers will be considered.
  3. Must have earned or renewed an E rating or higher in the current fencing season (after August 1, 2020)
  4. NOTE- Fencers who earned or renewed a rating prior to August 1, 2020 can submit an appeal form.  To be considered for appeal, the fencer must have competed regularly during the 2020-21 season with results worthy of All-American status.
  5. Must be in good academic standing at their school.
  6. Must have displayed exceptional character as an athlete, a student and a community member.       

All American Teams

First Team USA Fencing All-American- Must have earned or renewed an “A” or “B” during the current competitive season and satisfied other requirements listed above.

Second Team USA Fencing All-American- Must have earned or renewed a “C” or “D” during the current competitive season and satisfied other requirements listed above.

Honorable Mention Team USA Fencing All-American- Must have earned or renewed an “E” during the current competitive season and satisfied other requirements listed above.

All American Selections will receive certificates of achievement and recognition in USA Fencing communications. All-American Team members can promote their accomplishment on college applications and personal resumes. 

Applications for the 2019-20 High School All-American Team have closed. Selections will announced in the coming weeks.

If you have any questions, please contact Bob Bodor at b.bodor@usafencing.org.

Nominations for the 2020-21 All-American Team will be available in early February, 2021


Past All-American Team Winners