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2020-21 National Events Schedule

The fourth stage in USA Fencing’s Return to Fencing plan will include NAC tournaments that will be held in April, May and June. All tournament events will be held in accordance with local and state COVID-19 regulations.

The USA Fencing summer competition season will include two additional tournaments in July and August, following the USA Fencing National Championships and July North American Cup, which will be held at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia from July 3-12.

For full details about competition protocols, click here. For information about qualifying paths, click here.

2020-21 National Events Schedule:


April North American Cup
April 16-19, 2021
Fort Worth, Texas
Fort Worth Convention Center
Division I, Y14, Y12, Y10, Parafencing
Friday, April 16: All Y14 Events
Saturday, April 17: Division I Men’s and Y12 Women’s Events
Sunday, April 18: Division I Women’s and Y12 Men’s Events
Monday, April 19: All Y10 Events
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Registration Dates:
Priority Registration and Lottery Entry Open: March 11, 2021
Priority Registration and Lottery Entry Close: March 18, 2021
Lottery Draw Date: March 19, 2021

May North American Cup
May 6-9, 2021
Greater Richmond Convention Center
Richmond, Va.
Division I, Junior, Cadet, Y14
Thursday, May 6: All Y14 Events
Friday, May 7: Division I Men's & Cadet Women's Events
Saturday, May 8: Division I Women's & Cadet Men's Events
Sunday, May 9: All Junior Events
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Registration Dates:
Priority Registration and Lottery Entry Open: April 2
Priority Registration and Lottery Entry Close: April 8
Lottery Draw Date: April 9

June North American Cup
June 4-7, 2021
Richmond, Va.
Greater Richmond Convention Center
Division I, Junior, Cadet, Parafencing
Friday, June 4: All Junior Men’s Events & Men’s and Women’s Parafencing Epee Events
Saturday, June 5: Men’s and Women’s Parafencing Foil Events, Division I Men’s Events & Cadet Women’s Events
Sunday, June 6: Men’s and Women’s Parafencing Saber Events, Cadet Men’s Events & Division I Women’s Events
Monday, June 7: Junior Women’s Events
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Registration Dates:
Priority Registration and Lottery Entry Open: May 3 (Noon EDT)
Priority Registration and Lottery Entry Close: May 10
Lottery Draw Date: May 11
Regular Fee Deadline: May 14
Late Entry Fee Deadline: May 21
Withdrawal Deadline: May 26

USA Fencing National Championships, Junior Olympic Championships and July North American Cup
July 3-12, 2021
Philadelphia, Pa.
Pennsylvania Convention Center
Championship Events: Division I, Division I Team, Division IA, Division II, Division III, Y14, Y12, Y10
Junior Olympics Events: Junior, Cadet, Junior Team
July NAC Events: Veteran Age, Senior Team
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Registration Dates:
Registration Open: May 24
Petition Applications Open: June 8
Petition Applications Close: June 21
Regular Entry Deadline: June 23
Petition Lottery Announced: June 24
Withdrawal Deadline: June 25
Late Entry Deadline: 5 p.m. EDT on the day prior the start of each event

July Challenge and Parafencing National Championships
July 22-25, 2021
Salt Lake City, Utah
The Salt Palace
July Challenge Events: Junior, Cadet, Junior Team
National Championship Events: Parafencing
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Veteran National Championships
August 27-29, 2021
Atlanta, Ga.
Georgia World Congress Center
Veteran Age